Day of Prayer

Union Philosophical Society faces turmoil over attempt to charge debaters to have their names engraved on invitations. G. W. Miller, J. A. Barnitz, and C. W. Emmerich become new leaders of Belles Lettres Society. The college and ministers from...

A lengthy, in-depth article about the social dynamic at the school is published.  The Union Philosophical Society plans its 99th anniversary.  A day of prayer is held in Bosler Hall.  The Belles Lettres Society plans its annual banquet to be held...

Day of Prayer for colleges is observed with a preacher and prayer meetings. Faculty decides to create an annual Mid-winter Athletic Exhibition. Class of 1892 elects officers.

Mrs. Mary O'Hara Spring and Miss Matilda W. Denny of Pittsburgh donate two properties on Main Street to the college; President Reed hopes to build a recitation hall on the O'Hara Spring property, which becomes Denny Hall.  The Denny property is...

The editors comment on compulsory attendance at the Day of Prayer, and the faculty's role in encouraging and participating in Christian activities.  The chapter hall of Beta Theta Pi is moved from the Bosler building to the McLaughlin building. ...

The editors comment on the hazing tragedy at Cornell which led to the death of a cook, and on hazing at colleges in general.  The discussion on the Day of Prayer continues with a representation of the faculty's perspective.  The editors discuss...

It is announced that George A. Wilson will succeed Rev. Dr. Cramer as Professor of Philosophy.  A Day of Prayer is observed, with students gathering at Allison Memorial Church for a sermon by Dr. Reed.  The Faculty Room receives a large picture...

 An entire day is given up to religious worship for Dickinson’s Day of Prayer. An article discusses the matter of coming up with a name for the athletic field. Y. M. C. A. services occur under the direction of Sayford. Dr. Reed...

Judge E. W. Biddle gives a lecture at the Dickinson School of Law. Trustees of the J. Herman Bosler Memorial Library determine their committee members. Reception for the Freshman class is held in the Ladies' Hall. Comments about how West College...

Queen Victoria honors F. D. Gamewell of the American Methodist Mission. A day of prayer is announced for the colleges. Obituary for graduate John D. Bacon. Dickinson sends surveys to other colleges concering literary societies and publishes the...

Article on Comus Club social function. Play held for the benefit of the Atheletic Association. Phi Kappa Sigma smoker. Article on the day of prayer. Dickinson College signs an athletic agreement with Bucknell. Belles Lettres Society anniversary...

Comments on holding a smoker in the gymnasium. Celebration of Washington's birthday. Karmarian Club (all females) social event. Announcement of a day of prayer. General Horatio C. King lectures the college. Medical students witnessed an...

Article on Dickinson College Preparatory School's new engine. College holds a day of prayer. Beta Theta Pi holds a social.

Phi Psi purchases a chapter house, the baseball season is set to begin and Phi Kappa Sigma hosts a dance. The Dickinsonian examines the life and influence of "Uncle" Noah Pinkney who was born a slave in Frederick County, Maryland and...

Philadelphia Club holds banquet.  The annual Day of Prayer will be observed.  Trustee Alex H. Patton, leaves $10,000. Phi Kappa Sigma attends convention in Baltimore. The old piano in Bosler hall is replaced.  Sigma Alpha Epsilon attends its...

The Reverend Dr. John Wesley Hill holds a Day of Prayer service at Allison M.E. Church.  Phi Delta Theta holds a dance as Kappa Sigma goes on a sleigh ride.  The Intercollegiate Athletic Association meets.

Day of Prayer held at the college. Volunteer Band formed in order to interest students in becoming Foreign Missionaries. Phi Kappa Psi holds an informal dance.

Alumni banquet at the Arundell Club. Day of Prayer is held. Press Club banquet. Update on the 1910 Microcosm. Comus Club dance.

German comedy "Minna von Barhelm" to come to Dickinson.  Civic Club to host performance by Kitty Cheatham.  February 3 designated Day of Prayer for Universities, Colleges, and Schools.  Oldest alumnus, Judge Joseph Benson McEnally, dies at age 85...

"Minna Von Barnheim" play is a great success.  Comus Club holds its midwinter dance.  Day of Prayer is observed.  Freshmen hold banquet.  Passed Dickinsonians compiled, some found to be missing.  Speaker Elbert Hubbard is entertained by...

Inter-society debate held, presided over by Professor Hitchler, Union Philosophical Society wins. Dr. Reed gives lecture on socialism. Mr. Irving E. Vining gives a lecture to Belles Lettes on "The Art of  Knowing and Influencing Men". Day of...

The Supreme Court Judge of Delaware, Associate Justice James S. Tunnell, Jr., to deliver talk for an upcoming Boyd Lee Spahr Lecture. Visiting Religion professor, Dr. Clyde Wildman to deliver talk on "The Developing Bible," sponsored by the...

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