1950-1959

Drayer Hall, 1959

View of Drayer Hall and Morgan Field in March 1959.

Drayer Hall balcony, c.1955

Students on the Drayer Hall balcony around 1955. The cupola of Trickett Hall (Dickinson School of Law) is in the background.

Drayer Hall basement lounge, c.1955

Students sitting in the Drayer Hall basement lounge circa 1955.

Drayer Hall construction, 1951

View of Drayer Hall under construction on February 24, 1951. The cupola of Dickinson School of Law's Trickett Hall is visible in the background.

Drayer Hall construction, 1951

View of Drayer Hall under construction in September 1951.

Drayer Hall construction, 1951

View of Drayer Hall under construction in October 1951. The cupola of Dickinson School of Law's Trickett Hall is visible in the background.

Drayer Hall cornerstone laying ceremony, 1951

President William W. Edel, History Professor Whitfield J. Bell Jr. ('35), Superintendent of grounds and buildings George Shuman Jr. ('37), and acting Dean of Women Mary M. Kellogg at the cornerstone laying ceremony for Drayer Hall on March 8,...

Drayer Hall dedication ceremony, 1952

View of the Drayer Hall dedication ceremony on May 1, 1952.

Drayer Hall dining hall, 1952

Students eating in the Drayer Hall dining hall in May 1952.

Drayer Hall dining hall, 1952

View of the dining hall in Drayer Hall, which was located on the lower level.

Drayer Hall dorm room, c.1955

View of a dorm room in Drayer Hall around 1955.

Drayer Hall elevator, c.1955

Students in the Drayer Hall elevator around 1955.

Drayer Hall entrance hall, c.1955

Students in the entrance hall of Drayer Hall around 1955.

Drayer Hall front desk, c.1955

Students working at the front desk of Drayer Hall around 1955.

Drayer Hall groundbreaking ceremony, 1950

President William W. Edel breaks the ground while Alumni Association President C. Wendell Holmes looks on at the groundbreaking ceremony for Drayer Hall in 1950.

Drayer Hall second floor lounge, 1952

View of students in the second floor lounge of Drayer Hall in 1952.

Drayer Hall Sharp lounge, 1952

Students sitting in the Sharp lounge, which was located on the main floor of Drayer Hall in 1952.

Drayer Hall side lounge, c.1955

Two students in the side lounge of Drayer Hall around 1955.

Sumner Mathias Drayer, 1957

Sumner Mathias Drayer was a prominent member of the Dickinson College Board of Trustees. He was awarded a degree by appointment as a member of the Class of 1902. The photograph depicts Drayer at the unveiling of his portrait, standing beside...

East College, c.1950

View of East College from the academic quad around 1950.

East College western end, c.1950

Several people outside the western end of East College around 1950.

Milton W. Eddy, c.1950

An authority on the identification of persons by hair specimens, Biology professor Milton Eddy speaks in front of his diagram of a strand of hair, circa 1950.

Milton W. Eddy, c.1950

Milton Eddy, Professor of Biology.

William Wilcox Edel, 1959

William Wilcox Edel was a member of the Class of 1915. The photograph illustrates the presentation of President Edel's portrait by classmate and trustee, David M. Wallace (right).

Examining a specimen

Two biology students observe a specimen in a glass jar around 1955.

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