1980-1999

    Entries drawn from collection & document descriptions

"A Message in the Arts": Black Arts Festival 1983
April 11-April 17, 1983

The 1983 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "A Message in the Arts,” as the schedule includes an art exhibition, lectures by Catti James...

Admiral Hyman George Rickover's Assessment of Three Mile Island
November 19, 1983

“An Assessment of the GPU Nuclear Corporation Organization and Senior Management and Its Competence to Operate TMI-1” by Admiral H. G. Rickover. The report provides an assessment of and recommendations for Three Mile Island following the accident...

Location: Three Mile Island Alert Collection - 4.9.9.14

Subject: Three Mile Island

Format: Reports

Time Period: 1980-1999

"Reflections on a Culture": Black Arts Festival 1984
March 4-10, 1984

The 1984 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Reflections on a Culture,” as the schedule includes numerous lectures and performance from...

Women’s Center Newsletter (Mar. 1984)
March 28, 1984

The Women's Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Center of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Greetings from the Women's Center" 
  • Schedule of upcoming activities. 
  • ...
Women’s Center Newsletter (Fall 1984)
Fall 1984

The Women's Center Executive Committee welcomes students back to campus and asks anyone interested in joining the Board of Directors for the Women's Center to attend a meeting. 

100th Anniversary of Women at Dickinson
Fall 1984

This flier announces upcoming events for the 100th Anniversary of Women at Dickinson, including lectures like "A History of Women at Dickinson," seminars like "American Understandings of College Reunions As Seen In Literature and Film," panel...

Letter from Robert Tanner to Allen Tanner
November 9, 1984

In this letter to his Uncle Allen Tanner, Robert Tanner describes his genealogical research and reconnection with distant family members. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F82

Subject: Genealogy and Family History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1980-1999

Notebook for Black Arts Festival 1985
1985

This notebook details the process of scheduling and planning the 1985 Black Arts Festival, including information on budget allocations, questions for lecturers, and the formulation of an advertising campaign.

"A Cultural Celebration": Black Arts Festival 1985
March 3-9, 1985

The 1985 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "A Cultural Celebration,” as the schedule includes numerous lectures and performance from...

Black Arts Festival: Ain't Misbehavin'
March 8, 1985

A program for a the Tony Award winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin’, which is performed in Mathers Theatre as part of the 1985 Black Arts Festival.

Report on Activities of the Women’s Center, 1984-85
May 30, 1985

The Women's Center Executive Committee writes President Samuel A. Banks and reports on the activities of the Women's Center during the 1984-85 academic year. This report highlights the discussions on the role of Women's Studies in the liberal...

Women’s Center Newsletter (Sep.  1985)
September 6, 1985

The Women's Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Center of Dickinson College, this short issue welcomes new students, calls for student feminists for a feminist support group on campus, and informs the student body to watch for...

Hillel Newsletter (Oct. 1985)
October 30, 1985

The Hillel Newsletter is produced by the Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Updates on a summer study abroad opportunity in "Study in...
"Black Artists Living in the Mid-Atlantic States": Black Arts Festival 1986
March 3- April 10, 1986

The 18th Annual Black Artists Festival program highlights the the three artists - Willie Birch, Vincent Smith, and Gilberto Wilson - whose work is on display in the Emil R. Weiss Center of the Arts as part of the “Black Artists Living in the Mid...

Black Arts Festival 1986
March 3-March 9, 1986

This brochure outlines the schedule for the Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' 18th Black Arts Festival. Events include lectures and workshops by three artists, a jazz ensemble, a disc jockey show, and a “program of gospel music...

Black Arts Festival 1987
March 5-March 8, 1987

This brochure outlines the schedule for the Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' 19th Black Arts Festival. Events include a comedy show, a film festival, a production of the musical One Mo’ Time, and a Catholic mass.

Cover of “Form and Content: The Art of the Book in Pioneer Valley”
March 17, 1987

The cover of a keepsake book produced for "Form and Content: The Art of the Book in the Pioneer Valley," an exhibition at the Northampton Center for the Arts including works by Weiss Prize recipient Leonard Baskin.

Location: I-Friends-1987-1

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1980-1999

Hillel at Dickinson College (Feb. 1988)
February 1988

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the "famous" family Shabbat dinner, a Shabbat service, a presentation from Jewish storyteller Don Fudderman, and an opportunity to meet a visiting Israeli family at the Army...

Black Arts Festival 1988
March 2-March 6, 1988

This brochure outlines the schedule for Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' 1988 Black Arts Festival. Events include a production by the Philadelphia Dance Company, a martial arts exhibit, the Peking Opera, and a lecture by Dr....

Black Arts Festival: Philadelphia Dance Company
March 6, 1988

The Philadelphia Dance Company presents Phiadanco as part of the 1988 Black Arts Festival. This program highlights the dancers and choreographers.

Women’s Center Monthly (Spring 1988)
Spring 1988

The Women's Center Monthly is produced by the Women's Center of Dickinson College. This issue defines feminism, discusses the purpose of a women's center, and includes a calendar of events.

Hillel at Dickinson College (Fall 1988)
Fall 1988

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including the commemoration of the anniversary of Kristallnacht and the monthly Shabbat dinner.

Hillel at Dickinson College (Fall 1988)
Fall 1988

In this flier, the Hillel Council invites all students and members of the Dickinson community to four end-of-the-semester events: the council's monthly Shabbat dinner, a Chanukah celebration at Franklin and Marshall College, a Latke Party, and a...

Hillel at Dickinson College (Jan. 1989)
January 1989

The Hillel Council announces new Board members as well as upcoming events, including the Shabbat Dinner, a “How-To-Make-A-Challah” Get-Together, and a trip to New York City.

Hillel at Dickinson College (Sep. 1989)
September 1989

The Hillel Council announces upcoming events in this flier, including a pool party, Shabbat Dinner, Torah study, a Parent’s Weekend Bagel Brunch, and information on how to meet their their new advisor, Professor Norm Sharp.

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