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Guide to the Dan Dickey Collection MS 308
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Series I: Dan Dickey Papers

Box-folder 1:1

Biographical information, 1956-1962

Includes

Eulogy; Who’s Who in California; Dickey’s European summer trip itinerary (1931).
Box-folder 1:2

Art Career: Art, 1938-1978

Includes

Correspondence, awards, price lists.
Box-folder 1:3

Art Career: California-Pacific International Exposition, 1936

Includes

ID cards and participation medal.
Box-folder 1:4

Art Career: Exhibition catalogs, 1936-1942

Box-folder 1:5

Art Career: Exhibition catalogs, 1944-1953

Box-folder 1:6

Art Career: Exhibition catalogs, 1960-1964

Box-folder 1:7

Art Career: “The Visual Arts,” 1944-1945

Includes

Drafts, clippings, and copies of a newspaper column written by Dan Dickey.
Box-folder 1:8

Art Career: Newspaper articles, 1935-1978

Box-folder 1:9

Art Career: San Diego Magazine articles, 1950-1957

Includes

Book of San Diego interview with Dickey and four other artists.
Box-folder 2:1

Art Career: Point Magazine articles, 1951-1954

Box-folder 2:2

Art Career: Miscellaneous publications, 1941-1963

Includes

Spanish Village Art Quarterly (spring 1941); Voice of the Carleton Alumni (May 1962); Omni Art (Feb. 1962, Jan. 1963).
Box-folder 2:3

Art Career: Allied Artists’ Council, 1947-1948

Includes

Letter by Dickey to San Diego Fine Arts Society.
Box-folder 2:4

Art Career: Miscellanea, 1936-1973

Includes

Newspaper articles; 1952 Art Guild Calendar; photo of Betty C. Dennis.
Box-folder 2:5

Education: Elementary and Secondary schools, 1921-1930

Includes

Grade reports; class notes; certificate from American Academy of Art (Chicago).
Box-folder 2:6

Education: Carleton College class notes and exams, undated

Box-folder 2:7

Education: Carleton College class notes, 1932

Box-folder 2:8

Education: Carleton College class notes, 1932

Box-folder 2:9

Education: Carleton College compositions by Dickey, 1928-1932

Box-folder 2:10

Education: Carleton College yearbook, 1929

Box-folder 3:1

Education: Miscellanea, 1928-1932

Includes

Pictures of Carleton College campus; 1932 literary magazine; Carleton yearbook page; Article on Shakespeare’s play “Pericles” and script of the play “The Frogs of Aristophanes.”
Box-folder 3:2

Correspondence: Dan Dickey to Roy and Alice Dickey, 1910-1955

Box-folder 3:3

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Alice Manning, c.1913-1916

Includes

Note and sketch from Dan Dickey.
Box-folder 3:4

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, undated

Box-folder 3:5

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1918-1929

Box-folder 3:6

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1930-1936

Box-folder 3:7

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1937-1939

Box-folder 4:1

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1940-1941

Box-folder 4:2

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1942-1946

Box-folder 4:3

Correspondence: Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1947-1952

Box-folder 4:4

Correspondence: Alice Manning and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1920-1929 and undated

Box-folder 4:5

Correspondence: Alice Manning and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1930-1935

Box-folder 4:6

Correspondence: Alice Manning and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1936-1937

Box-folder 5:1

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1938-1939

Box-folder 5:2

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1940

Box-folder 5:3

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1941

Box-folder 5:4

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1942

Box-folder 5:5

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1943-1944

Box-folder 5:6

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1945-1946

Box-folder 6:1

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1947-1950

Box-folder 6:2

Correspondence: Alice Manning Dickey and Roy Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1951-1956

Box-folder 6:3

Correspondence: Dan Dickey to Melisse Jewell Dickey, 1936-1948 and undated

Box-folder 6:4

Correspondence: Dan Dickey to Melisse Jewell Dickey 1956

Scope and Content

Correspondence after the death of Alice Dickey.
Box-folder 6:5

Correspondence: Melisse Jewell Dickey to Dan Dickey, 1940 and undated

Box-folder 6:6

Correspondence: Ellen Rose Dickey to Dan and Melisse Dickey, 1910-1952 and undated

Box-folder 7:1

Correspondence: Rose Higgins to Dan Dickey, 1917-1925 and undated

Box-folder 7:2

Correspondence: Dan Dickey to various recipients, 1919-1955

Box-folder 7:3

Correspondence: Malcolm McDowell to Dan and Melisse Dickey, 1937-1963 and undated

Box-folder 7:4

Correspondence: Ethel Greene to Dan Dickey, 1948-1949

Box-folder 7:5

Correspondence: Miscellanea 1918-1962

Includes

Letters from Rawson J. Pickard and Lorser Feitelson.
Box-folder 7:6

Miscellaneous personal documents, 1923-1938 and undated

Includes

Clippings about Paul Dickey.
Box-folder 7:7

Personal notes and writings, c.1940-1962?

 

Series II: Dickey Family Papers

Box-folder 7:8

Roy Dickey: Personal Papers 1909-1953

Includes

Correspondence; retirement tribute; postcards from 1933-1934 Chicago World’s Fair; writings and sketches; death certificate.
Box-folder 7:9

Roy Dickey: Correspondence c.1916-1930?

Includes

Family correspondence; Roy Dickey to Alice Manning Dickey.
Box-folder 7:10

Alice Manning Dickey, 1864-1953

Includes

Personal and professional correspondence, signed letters from Carl Sandburg and Edna Ferber; copy of letter from Eleanor Roosevelt; family papers; wedding invitation.
Box-folder 7:11

Ellen Rose Higgins Dickey, c.1909-1941

Includes

Higgins family papers and correspondence; resume; letter from Roy Dickey before their marriage.
Box-folder 7:12

Melisse Jewell Dickey: Personal Papers, 1914-1937

Scope and Content

Diplomas; Balboa Mounted Troop items; clippings; photo scrapbook pages; divorce papers; miscellaneous papers concerning Foster Jewell (Melisse Dickey’s first husband).
Box-folder 7:13

Melisse Jewell Dickey: Correspondence, 1913-1955

Includes

Letters from Foster Jewell; from Roy and Alice Dickey; to Reginald Poland.
Box-folder 8:1

Melisse Jewell Dickey: Correspondence 1961-1962

Includes

Correspondence following Dan Dickey's death.
Box-folder 8:2

Melisse Jewell Dickey: Correspondence 1962-1963

Includes

Correspondence during her final illness, from Baranceanu, Cummings, Dennis, Fair, Foster, McGaughey, McGee, Messenger, Porter.
Box-folder 8:3

Miscellanea, 1864-1960

Includes

Correspondence and papers pertaining to Roy and Alice Dickey’s estate; clippings; family letters; souvenir postcards and photos.
Box-folder 9:1

Family Scrapbook: copy (part 1 of 2)

Box-folder 9:2

Family Scrapbook: copy (part 2 of 2)

Box-folder 9:3

Family Scrapbook: original (part 1 of 2)

Box-folder 9:4

Family Scrapbook: original (part 2 of 2)

Box-folder 10:1

Family Scrapbook: loose photographs from pages 1 - 49

Box-folder 10:2

Family Scrapbook: loose photographs from pages 50 – 89

Box-folder 10:3

Family Scrapbook: loose photographs from pages 90 – 119

Box-folder 10:4

Family Scrapbook: loose photographs from pages 120 – 171

Box-folder 10:5

Family Scrapbook: loose photographs, original locations unknown

Box-folder 10:6

Family Scrapbook: loose photographs, original locations unknown

Box-folder 10:7

Dan Dickey loose leaf binder from Carleton College