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In a series of fourteen letters widely published in late 1767 and early 1768, John Dickinson counsels leaders on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean on the economic folly and unconstitutionality of new British revenue laws that ignore the rights of Englishmen living in the American Colonies.
Topics: Dickinson College, John Dickinson
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by William Still
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William Still, clerk for the Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society for fourteen years, publishes an account of the Underground Railroad based on his personal notes.
Topics: William Still, Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society, Underground Railroad, Slavery, Dickinson College
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by William O. Blake
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The book is a detailed account of the origins of slavery in ancient history through the introduction of Christian slavery to North Africa, the African slave trade from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, the Middle Passage, and slavery in the West Indies to the nineteenth century. The book focuses a large portion to the modern American era of slavery which deals with issues of the government and the Constitution, focusing on the annexation of Texas, the Compromise of 1850, the Missouri...
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by Lena Dickinson Outlaw
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Lena Dickinson Outlaw's Dickinson Genealogy: Circa 750 to 1977 .
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Coach Wilber J. Gobrecht's history of football at Dickinson College from 1885 to 1969.
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Having traveled several times to the sub-continent as a supervisor of Methodist missions abroad, Bishop John F. Hurst, a talented and diligent observer and student, provides a detailed view of India and Ceylon in the later nineteenth century.
Topics: John F. Hurst, Travel, India, Ceylon, Dickinson College
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This post features film footage of students from Dickinson College who, in a protest against United States involvement in the Vietnam War, marched from the college campus to the US Army War College located on the Carlisle Barracks in Carlisle, PA. Continuing past the War College entrance, the students marched to a piece of property owned by Dickinson College. There the marchers gathered for a period of time, heard addresses by various speakers, and then marched back to campus. The protest march...
Topics: Student Protests, Vietnam War, Dickinson College, US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Vietnam...
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by Charles Coleman Sellers
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Charles C. Sellers, retired librarian and curator of special collections, authors a history of Dickinson College in celebration of its bicentennial.
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by Frederick Douglass
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Frederick Douglass offers an autobiographical account of his life both as a slave and later as a free man.
Topics: Frederick Douglass, Slavery, Fugitive Slave, Autobiography, Dickinson College
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by Charles Nisbet
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Volume 3 of an unpublished manuscript transcription of 200 lectures on moral philosophy delivered by President Charles Nisbet at Dickinson College Dec. 1, 1788 to May 13, 1789, transcribed by student Samuel S. Mahon, class of 1789. (v. 1. Moral philosophy -- v. 2. Of moral laws -- v. 3. Of economics.)
Topics: Charles Nisbet, Samuel S. Mahon, Dickinson College, Education, Moral Philosophy, Economics
Dr. Robert C. Smedley authors an account (published posthumously) of Underground Railroad operations in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Topics: Robert C. Smedley, Underground Railroad, Pennsylvania, Slavery, Fugitive Slaves, Dickinson College
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This post features video of Dickinson College students who, in a protest against the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War, marched from Morgan Field to the US Army War College. Before showing footage of the march itself, the video starts with clips of the student protesters in the Holland Union Building and gathering on Morgan Field. The march took place on October 15, 1969.
Topics: Dickinson College, Student Protests, Vietnam War, Vietnam War Protests, Student Protests, Vietnam...
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Frederick Douglass recounts his personal experiences as a slave.
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by Society of American Indians, Richard Henry Pratt
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This issue of the American Indian Magazine, which is edited by Gertrude Bonnin, includes two articles by Richard Henry Pratt.
Topics: Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Dickinson College, Society of American...
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by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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This book shows how true incidents were the catalyst in creating the fictional work of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Harriet Beecher Stowe illustrates the inspirations behind the characters of Mr. Haley, Mr. and Mrs. Shelby, George Harris, Eliza, Miss Ophelia, Marie St. Clare, Legree, Topsy, etc. She uses actual letters, graphs, newspaper advertisements, newspaper articles, court cases and historical events as among the few of her primary and secondary resources.
Topics: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Slavery, Dickinson College
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1934-1935 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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Coach Wilber J. Gobrecht's history of men's track and field at Dickinson College from 1899 to 1996.
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James H. Morgan, alumnus and former president of Dickinson College, authors a history of his alma mater in celebration of its sesquicentennial.
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1996-1997 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1954-1955 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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A plantation literature novel by Robert Criswell dealing with a relationship between a northern woman and southern plantation owner.
Topics: Robert Criswell, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Slavery, Dickinson College
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by Embe, Marianna Burgess
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Stiya: A Carlisle Indian Girl at Home: founded on the author's actual observations. By Embe [Marianna Burgess]
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This video from around 1970 includes clips of various campus building exteriors at Dickinson College, as well as the interior of Allison United Methodist Church (now Allison Hall) and the college bookstore. Dickinson College is located in Carlisle, PA.    For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/2655
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by James Buchanan
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Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1904-1905 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators....
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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This post features video highlights of Dickinson's 1967 football season. Dickinson was 3-5 for the year.
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John Dickinson pens two series of letters under the pseudonym "Fabius." The first series appears in 1788, to rally support for the ratification of the new United States Constitution. In the second series, written in 1797, Dickinson comments with alarm on the deteriorating relations with France.
Topics: John Dickinson, Dickinson College, Constitution
John Dickinson's speech in the colonial assembly opposes Benjamin Franklin's faction seeking, in 1764, to end Pennsylvania's proprietary status in favor of that of a royal colony.
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Presented here is a collection of the essays, lectures, and sermons of John Mitchell Mason, one of the most influential and well-known Presbyterian preachers of his age.
Topics: Dickinson College, John M. Mason
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by George Leffingwell Reed
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Directory of Dickinson College Alumni, edited by George Reed.
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In 1798, Benjamin Rush collects twenty-five of his previous writings and republishes them in a single volume. The essays range in topic from education and crime and punishment to tobacco use and the slave trade.
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by John F. Hurst
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Methodist Bishop John F. Hurst, at the height of his prodigious publishing powers, combines five earlier segmented histories of the Christian Church into a comprehensive volume.
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The first part of this video features clips of Dickinson's cheerleaders at a football game against Franklin & Marshall College. The second part switches between clips of players and personnel on the sidelines, the crowd on the sidelines, as well as the skyline. This game is held at Dickinson's Biddle field on October 13, 1979. Dickinson College is located in Carlisle, PA.  For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/26586
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by Buchanan, James
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Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
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Journalist Franklin B. Sanborn offers a biographical account of his friend John Brown, and includes in his work correspondence between Brown and other prominent figures of his time.
Topics: Franklin B. Sanborn, John Brown, Harper's Ferry, Dickinson College
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by Buchanan, James
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Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
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Wilbur Siebert, professor at Ohio State University, presents a history of the Underground Railroad based on his years of research on the American anti-slavery movement.
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This post features clips of the construction of Drayer Hall and the Sadler Curtilage at Dickinson Law School in 1952. Drayer Hall, which opened in 1952, was the first dormitory built at Dickinson College exclusively for women. The Baird Biology Building, which is on Morgan Field, is also visible in a short clip at around the 1:20 mark in this video. Dickinson College is located in Carlisle, PA.  For more information about this item, please visit this page:...
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This post features video clips from Dickinson College's 1930 Commencement Weekend, which took place in June.
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To weaken the presidential prospects of William H. Crawford in 1824, Thomas Cooper republishes his earlier letters in answer to Crawford's 1816 Indian Report that suggested possible Native American assimilation and inter-marriage with whites.
Topics: Dickinson College, Thomas Cooper, William H. Crawford
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The executor of the estate of James Buchanan selected George T. Curtis to write this two-volume biography of the fifteenth president.
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by James Buchanan, John Bassett Moore
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Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
Topics: Dickinson College, James Buchanan, John Bassett Moore
Senator Charles Sumner speaks against the expansion of slavery into the Western Territories of the United States.
Topics: Charles Sumner, Slavery, Senate, United States, Dickinson College
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by James Buchanan
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Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1959-1960 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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This post features a video clip of female students walking out of Metzger Hall. Metzger Hall, a women's dormitory at Dickinson College, was located on North Hanover Street in Carlisle, PA.   For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/26606
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1874-1875 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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This post features videos of the 1928 Dickinson College commencement, including a parade of alumni, the class of 1928's procession, and shots of the exterior and interior of the Alumni Gymnasium. The commencement took place in June. Some of the clips in this video, such as those showing the location of the new gym, were filmed before June 1928.  For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/26542
Topics: Dickinson College, Dickinson College Commencement, Carlisle, PA
James Hammond believes that it is natural for society to have different classes, and he argues that slavery is a foundation for a superior republican nation.
Topics: James Hammond, Thomas Clarkson, Slavery, Dickinson College
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by John Fletcher Hurst
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John F. Hurst, the young Methodist pastor, recounts his years in northern Germany between 1866 and 1871 where he served as a theological tutor, and later director, in the Methodist Mission Institute there.
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In April 1800, Thomas Cooper is tried in federal court in Philadelphia for libel against the President of the United States under the new Sedition Act of 1798. Cooper proceeds to publish all documents and transcripts, along with commentary, as soon as the trial ends.
Topics: Dickinson College, Thomas Cooper
Representing the convention, Angelina Grimké presents a call to action for women to battle against the injustices of slavery.
Topics: Angelina Grimké, Slavery, Women, Dickinson College
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by Julia Griffiths
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Julia Griffiths and the Ladies’ Rochester Anti-Slavery Society present here a collection of articles and poems authored by prominent men and women of the anti-slavery movement.
Topics: Julia Griffiths, Ladies’ Rochester Anti-Slavery Society, Abolitionism, Slavery, Dickinson College
An autobiographical account of the life of John Woolman, describing his travels in Africa, America and England. The work focuses on Woolman’s arguments against slavery and his relationship with the Society of Friends.
Topics: John Woolman, Society of Friends, Travel, England, Africa, Slavery, Dickinson College
Samuel Blanchard How, Presbyterian minister and newly appointed president of Dickinson College, speaks at length to the Cumberland County (Pennsylvania) Temperance Society on July 5, 1830 on the evils of drink.
Topics: Dickinson College, Samuel Blanchard How, Temperance
Arguing that free African Americans are denied basic human rights, William Lloyd Garrison outlines ways that the community can overcome the differences in the races.
Topics: William Lloyd Garrison, Slavery, Abolition, Dickinson College
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This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Gettysburg College on Thanksgiving Day (November 23, 1939). This game, which Gettysburg wins 49-7, is held at the Hershey Stadium in Hershey, PA. Dickinson College is located in Carlisle, PA.  For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/26500
Topics: Dickinson College, Gettysburg College, Football Game, Hershey Stadium
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by Wilbur J. Gobrecht
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Coach Wilber J. Gobrecht's history of football at Dickinson College from 1970 to 1986.
Topics: Dickinson College, Football, Red Devils, Wilbur J. Gobrecht
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1971-1972 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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In his Winsor Prize winning work, Edward R. Turner aims to provide a “complete account of the legal, social, and economic history of the Pennsylvania negro in his rise from slavery to freedom.”
Topics: Edward Raymond Turner, Slavery, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania
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by James Buchanan
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Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.
Topics: Dickinson College, James Buchanan
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by Richard Henry Pratt
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Richard Henry Pratt's address before the Pennsylvania Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, at the Union League, Philadelphia on October 23, 1912. This is also supplemented by Pratt's address to the Society of American Indians at their annual convention, in Columbus, Ohio, on October 5, 1912.
Topics: Richard Henry Pratt, Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Carlisle Indian School, Dickinson College
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This book, compiled and prefaced by Marie Korey, is a short-title, annotated catalog of the Isaac Norris collection that includes an introduction by Edwin Wolf 2nd and a forward by Dickinson College Archivist Martha Slotten.
Topics: Marie Elena Korey, Isaac Norris, Dickinson College, Archives, Education
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by Ralph Wendell Schecter
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Songs of Dickinson, edited by Professor Ralph Wendell Schecter. This publication was sponsored by Upsilon Chapter, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Music, Ralph Wendell Schecter
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by Samuel Tyler
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With prior approval of the Chief Justice himself, Samuel Tyler authors a biographical account of his colleague Roger Brooke Taney.
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The executor of the estate of James Buchanan selected George T. Curtis to write this two-volume biography of the fifteenth president.
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The Dickinson College catalog for the 1962-1963 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment, requirements for graduation, tuition and other fees, and campus facilities, college policies, and lists of teaching faculty, college trustees, and various administrators.
Topics: Dickinson College, Education, Course Catalog
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This post features an audio recording of a phonecall between Mayor of Carlisle, England Sir Robert and Dickinson College President William Wilcox Edel and Chief Burgess of Carlisle, Pennsylvania Harry Breen. There are others present for the phone call as well.
Topics: Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Carlisle, England, William Wilcox Edel, Harry Breen
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This video features shots of Old West with and without the Mermaid, as well as footage of a ceremony on Biddle Field that involved the Mermaid. For generations, it was a Dickinson College tradition to steal the Mermaid off the top of Old West.
Topics: Dickinson College, College Traditions
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This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Allegheny College on October 20, 1934. This game, which Dickinson wins 21-0, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field. It also features a short clip of a parade, possibly during halftime, of a band and students. Dickinson is located in Carlisle, PA.  For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/26502
Topics: Dickinson College, Allegheny College, Football Game
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This post features a clip from the General Electric College Bowl in which Dickinson College competes against Saint Francis College on September 19, 1965. In this clip, Dickinson's team goes on a win streak, answering multiple questions correctly in a row.   For more information about this item, please visit this page: http://archives.dickinson.edu/node/26538
Topics: Dickinson College, General Electric College Bowl, Saint Francis College
Attributed to Samuel Webb, this history includes letters, speeches and other information regarding Pennsylvania Hall, built as a place to discuss slavery and other important social issues of the day, but destroyed by an angry mob after only four days.
Topics: Samuel Webb, Pennsylvania Hall, Philadelphia, Slavery, Dickinson College
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by William Channing
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William Channing describes slaveholding as evil, but he also explains that armed conflict is not the appropriate means toward ending slavery.
Topics: William Channing, Slavery, Dickinson College
Based on his own personal experiences, Alexander McClure offers his observations on Abraham Lincoln and the President’s primary acquaintances.
Topics: Abraham Lincoln, Alexander McClure, Dickinson College
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John Price Durbin, a devout Methodist and college president, reflects on his recent tour of Europe. While making his observations, he comments on the moral state of the continent and the work of the Methodist Church there.
Topics: Dickinson College, John Price Durbin, Europe, France, Great Britain