Database List

The following 5 databases are best for: Dickinson History

See our Research Guides for more information on researching by subject.


Carlisle Indian Industrial School Resource Center    
Hosted by Dickinson College, this database regarding the Carlisle Indian School includes contents of the files of individual students, publications produced by the school, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other information. This is a work in progress, and new material is added on a regular basis.
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  • Full-Text
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Dickinson College Chronicles    
Resource dedicated to the history of Dickinson College. Includes general articles on people, places, and events; lists of frequently requested facts; full-text histories of the college; and extended essays on various special topics from Dickinson’s past. A good starting point for any research dealing with College history. Visit the Dickinson Archives for more information or to access original documents.
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  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Dickinson College Photos    
View selected images of Dickinson people, places, organizations, and events from the 19th and 20th centuries. Visit the Dickinson Archives to access original photographs.
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  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Their Own Words    
Read and search the full text of select books, pamphlets, diaries, and letters from Dickinson’s Special Collections. Most of these items were authored by Dickinson alumni and faculty. Materials date from 1764 to 1918 and address colonial American politics; U.S. politics, government, and foreign relations; historical biography and autobiography; the American Civil War; the temperance movement; foreign travel; economics; medicine; philosophy; and theology. Visit the Dickinson Archives for access to original materials.
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  • Vendor: Dickinson College

 
Women's Experiences at Dickinson Blog    
This blog contains stories about all aspects of female students’ experiences at Dickinson from the 19th century to the present. Includes digital images of original documents and select soundclips from oral history interviews with alumnae. Visit the Dickinson Archives for access to original materials.
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  • Citations Only
  • Vendor: Dickinson College