West College (Old West)

Academic quad, c.1960

Old West, the Tome Scientific Building, and East College are visible in this photograph of the Academic quad around 1960.

Academic Quad, 1999

Panoramic view of the academic quad with Bosler Hall in the foreground with Althouse Hall and Old West in the background from around 1985.

Bell in West College cupola, c.1890

View of the college bell in the West College cupola around 1890.

Bell in West College cupola, c.1890

View of the college bell in the West College cupola around 1890.

Beta Theta Pi in West College, 1892

Members of Beta Theta Pi pose for a group photograph in Clyde Furst's room in West College in 1892: Paul Appenzellar '95, Edwin Hinchcliffe '93, Clyde B. Furst '93, Charles E. Baker '93, Francis B. Harvey '93, Will Uttley '94, Virgil Prettyman '...

Beta Theta Pi members play chess, 1892

Several members of Beta Theta Pi play chess in Clyde Furst's room in West College in 1892.

From Left to Right:Clyde Furst ('93), Charles Baker ('93), Virgil Prettyman ('92), Paul Appenzellar ('95), Fred Stilt ('95), Robert...

Ceremony on steps of Old West, c.1983

An honors ceremony takes place on the front steps of Old West. A member of Wheel and Chain is speaking at the podium.

Christmas tree decorating, c.1994

Three friends decorate a Christmas tree in the snow in front of Old West.

Class of 1872 Reunion

Fiftieth Reunion of the Class of 1872 held in 1922.  Group of men sitting on steps of Old West. 

Front Center: David Jay Myers is seated in the front center

Class of 1902 Gateway, c.1925

The Class of 1902 Gateway to the John Dickinson Campus during the winter around 1925. This gateway is located on W. High Street.  Old West is in the background.

Class of 1902 Gateway, 1992

View of the Class of 1902 Gateway and Old West after a winter storm in January 1992.

Class of 1902 Gateway and Old West, 1995

The Class of 1902 Gateway and Old West during the winter in 1995.

Commencement, 1962

View as students receive their diplomas during Commencement on June 3, 1962.

Commencement, 1962

View during Commencement exercises on June 3, 1962.

Commencement, 1962

View as students receive their diplomas during Commencement on June 3, 1962.

Commencement, 1965

View of Commencement exercises in front of Old West in 1965.

Commencement, 1981

An aerial view of Commencement exercises on May 17, 1981.

Commencement, 1990

Students walk out the main entrance and down the steps of Old West after graduation on May 20, 1990. The Commencement exercises were held earlier in the Kline Center.

Cupola of West College, c.1895

The cupola of West College, with a man standing inside next to the bell, around 1895.  The mermaid is visible on the top of the cupola.

Dickinson Campus, c.1870

View of the John Dickinson campus around 1870.

The caption on the reverse side reads: "West College and East College as engraved by Louis E. Neuman for the Atlas of Cumberland County, 1872.

Dickinson College, 1858

View of West College and East College in 1858. John Churchill Brooking, a member of the Class of 1858, is credited as the artist for this chromolithograph. His initials appear at the lower left of the print, and his name is handwritten,...

View of three students in a dorm room in Old West around 1890.

Dorm room in West College, c.1890

View as a student plays the violin while two other students sit at a table in a dorm room in West College around 1890.

Gathered on the steps of West College

Four alumni from the Class of 1933 return to the steps of West College during Alumni Weekend in 1983.  Fifty years have passed since they walked down those steps at commencement.

Group in front of Old West, c.1890

A group of unidentified 21 men and 2 boys pose for a photograph in front of Old West circa 1890.

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