Dickinson College

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At Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, students are leaving for home in large numbers Education/Culture
At Dickinson College, the Junior and Senior classes request the end of term be brought forward Education/Culture
Dickinson College expels James Buchanan Personal
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Carlisle/Dickinson
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies Dickinsonian
Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies (1858) Dickinsonian
Dickinson College students given a day off classes to attend the local Agricultural Fair Education/Culture
Dickinson College students punished for "smoking out" a classmate from his dormitory room Education/Culture
Dickinson College trustees hold firm that daily morning prayers will take place "before breakfast" Religion/Philosophy
Dickinson student, John F. Frederick '64, takes another drunken step towards ending his college career Education/Culture
Former Dickinson College president Jeremiah Atwater dies, aged eighty-five Dickinsonian
Henry Vethake, former pioneer lecturer in "Political Economy" at Dickinson College dies in Philadelphia Carlisle/Dickinson
- In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Confederate troops occupy a town familiar to some of their officers Battles/Soldiers
In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Dickinson College holds its annual commencement ceremonies Carlisle/Dickinson
In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Dickinson College students are finding it difficult to attend class Education/Culture
In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the Dickinson College faculty discipline a student for "hissing in the Chapel" Education/Culture
In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, two Dickinson College students punished for gun play on campus Education/Culture
- In Carlisle, Rodes' infantry enjoy a brief but comfortable respite at the U.S. Army Cavalry School Battles/Soldiers
J.D. Frederick, class of 1864, appeals his expulsion from Dickinson College for drunkenness Education/Culture
James Buchanan enters Dickinson College Personal
James Buchanan graduates from Dickinson College Personal
Moncure Conway enters Dickinson College Personal
Robert Grier enters Dickinson College Personal
Shells from General J.E.B. Stuart's horse artillery rain down on Carlisle in an evening bombardment Battles/Soldiers
Spencer Fullerton Baird is appointed full professor of natural history at Dickinson College Carlisle/Dickinson
Spencer Fullerton Baird is offered position of honorary professor of natural science at Dickinson College Carlisle/Dickinson
Residents in 1860
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Recollection of Moncure Daniel Conway, Professor Spencer Fullerton Baird
New York Christian Advocate, “Reply to Dr. Durbin,” March 10, 1847
Entry by John McClintock, June 2, 1847
George Fechtig to Robert Emory, June 9, 1847
Otho Norris to Robert Emory, June 9, 1847
Robert Emory to George Fechtig, June 9, 1847
John McClintock to Jane McClintock, June 10, 1847
George Fechtig to Robert Emory, June 11, 1847
Providence (RI) Manufacturers and Farmers Journal, "The Slave Riot at Carlisle, Pa.,” June 14, 1847
John McClintock to Edgar B. Wakeman, June 16, 1847
Boston (MA) Liberator, “The Slave Riot at Carlisle, Pa.,” June 18, 1847
George Davenport Chenoweth to Robert Emory, June 23, 1847
New York National Anti-Slavery Standard, "The Riot in Carlisle," June 24, 1847
Thomas W. Smith to Robert Emory, July 16, 1847
Thaddeus Stevens to John McClintock, August 2, 1847
Carlisle (PA) Herald & Expositor, “Local Matters: Dickinson College,” August 25, 1847
Charlestown (SC) Mercury, "A Practical Joke," April 13, 1849
Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Commencement Exercises,” July 14, 1858
New York Herald, “Rebellion in Dickinson College,” November 23, 1859
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “No Riot,” November 26, 1859
Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, “Decidedly Wrong,” July 7, 1860
Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Commencement Exercises of Dickinson College,” July 13, 1860
John Hays to Charles Francis Himes, October 19, 1860
William Willey to Waitman Willey, April 22, 1861
Dickinson College President Herman Johnson Circular Letter, April 24, 1861
William Willey to Waitman Willey, April 29, 1861
Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Points of Present Interest,” June 17, 1863
New York Times, "Carlisle," July 3, 1863
George D. Chenoweth to James W. Marshall, July 15, 1863
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