Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies
Dickinson College, at its annual commencement ceremonies, grants baccalaureate degrees to twelve members of the class of 1853. Graduate James Mitchell Shearer notes the historical significance of the date when delivering his commencement oration, titled "The Bastille—Sixty-four Years Ago." (By James Gerencser)
Commencement Program, July 14, 1853, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.