Wednesday, August 8, 2012

1843 & 1845 Programs to celebrate Anniversaries of Union Philosophical Society, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania


An 1843 and an 1845 program for celebrating the 54th and 56th anniversary of the Union Philosophical Society, Dickinson College, at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Above, the cover of the 1843 program.  Below, the inside pane, with names transcribed below it.


Order of Exercises

Prayer

Music (Directed by Prof. E. L. Walker)

1.  Anniversary Address, Washington Lee, Wyoming Valley

Music

2.  Accommodation to Circumstances, W. L. Whitney, Schuylkill

Music

3.  The Tyrol, Otis H. Tiffany, Baltimore, Maryland

Music

4.  Intellectual Bondage, I. Willis McCord, Lewistown

Music

5.  The Ploughman of the Deep. (Poem), Warren Holden, Newark, New Jersey

Music

6.  Action, Perley R. Lovejoy, Fayette, Maine

Music

Benediction

Below, the cover of the program from 1845


And the inside pane:


Order of Exercises

Music (Carlisle Brass Band)

Prayer

Music 

1.  Anniversary Address, James Wallace Duncan, Centre County

Music

2.  Charms of Mystery, A. S. Gibbons, Rockingham County, Virginia

Music

3.  Our Oratory, S. C. Wingard, Huntingdon County

Music

4.  Ecclesiastical Despotism, R. L. Dashiell, Sallisbury, Maryland

Music

5.  Spirit of Reform, J. A. Devinney, Juniata County

Music

6.  Concentration of Power, John Horace Stevens, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Music

Benediction

The website of Dickinson College has a section on its history.  
The Union Philosophical Society was founded at Dickinson College in 1789.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania


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