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Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies

Old West, Dickinson College, circa 1845
Dickinson College, at its annual commencement ceremonies, grants baccalaureate degrees to twenty-eight members of the class of 1848.  John Andrew Jackson Creswell, who delivers the valedictory, will go on to represent Maryland in the U.S. Congress during the Civil War and later will serve as Postmaster General in President Grant's cabinet. (By James Gerencser)
Source Citation: 
Commencement Program, July 13, 1848, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.


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