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    • 1948 Poetry Conference

    • Meetings; Universities & colleges; Poetry;
    • Elizabeth Bishop, far left, talks with Robert Lowell during a break at the 1948 Poetry Conference at Bard.
    • 1948 Poetry Conference

    • Meetings; Universities & colleges; Poetry; Tables; Conference rooms; People; Poets; Casement windows;
    • Poetry Weekend at Bard. Left to right: Louise Bogan, William Carlos Williams, Jean Garrique, Lloyd Frankenberg, Elizabeth Bishop, Mr. Summers, Richard Wilbur, Richard Eberhart, Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Lowell.
    • 'Missionary of Annandale' letter

    • Correspondence;
    • A letter to James Starr Clark informing him that he had been elected to the position of Missionary of Annandale in 1854. This provided an official title and stipend to Clark for the work that he had already undertaken with the financial support of...
    • "At Annandale, Christmas Eve 1888"

    • Table settings & decorations; Dining rooms;
    • This image is the only known photograph of the interior of the Bard Home. Taken after Margaret Bard's death, the house was not regularly occupied by John Bard and his second wife Annie Belcher at this time. The room appears to be well appointed and...
    • "Bard's Folly"

    • Theatrical productions; People; Actors; Actresses
    • Photograph identified as follows: "Bard's Folly." Written and produced by Harvey Fite in Orient Theater (1935), this is a skit about John Bard reluctantly giving his consent to having a college and enrolling the first student. Cast (from left to...
    • "Bill Rand and 'Bunch'"

    • Singers; Music;
    • A group of unidentified students prepare to sing accompanied by Bill Rand on the organ. This appears to be the organ in the Bard Chapel donated in 1934 by George Dudley Barr, '13.
    • "Bill Rand's Group at Organ"

    • Singers; Music;
    • Another view of Bill Rand playing the organ with a group of unidentified students preparing to sing. This appears to be the organ in the Bard Chapel donated in 1934 by George Dudley Barr, class of 1913.
    • "Bronco" Charlie

    • Tipis; Men
    • A photo of William H. Matthews and Bronco Charlie Miller seated on the grass of the Ward Manor estate.
    • "Castle at Torgau"

    • Castles & palaces
    • Watercolor painting of early-Renaissance Hartenstein castle in northwestern saxon city of Torgau with ruined bridge in foreground. During World War II, Torgau was the site of the meeting of American and Soviet troops on April 25th, 1945. Technical...
    • "Conference in President's Office (Dr. Fuller)"

    • Leaded glass windows; Meetings; College administrators; Students;
    • This image, set in the President's office, shows Edward C. Fuller in discussion with a group of students. Dr. Edward C. Fuller, President of Bard from 1947-1950, emphasized student participation in community government. The October 1948 issue of...
    • "Council 1"

    • Student organizations; Bookcases; Posters;
    • The title of this image comes from the envelope containing the negative. Nothing else is known about the subjects or circumstance of this portrait.
    • "Council 2"

    • Student organizations; Couches; Group portraits;
    • The title of this image was taken from the envelope containing the negative. There is no other identifying information about the subjects or circumstances of this portrait.
    • "Dance 1"

    • Dance parties; Couples;
    • One of many informal dances held at Bard. Unidentified participants smile for the camera.
    • "Dance 3"

    • Dance parties; Couples
    • This appears to be a semi-formal dance in the gymnasium. A sign above the basletball hoop reads: Welcome Alumni.
    • "Flame" at Opus 40

    • Art; Sculpture
    • Fite's sculpture "Flame" stood at the center of his sculptural landscape prior to Fite's decision to replace this with the enormous uncarved monolith which stands on the site today.
    • "Group Singing Bard's Alma Mater"

    • Singers; Performances; Men; Students; Universities & colleges;
    • Richard "Dick" Sherman '49 left, leads a group in singing Bard's Alma Mater: "The Bard College Song," in Preston Hall. Richard Sherman wrote the words and music to this song. With his brother Robert (also a 1949 Bard graduate) he went on to write...
    • "Group Singing Bard's Alma Mater"

    • Singers;
    • An unidentified group of male students sing "The Bard College Song" in the gymnasium while a female student accompanies them on the piano. Richard Sherman wrote the words and music to this song. With his brother Robert (also a 1949 Bard graduate)...
    • "Hambourg Fish Wives"

    • Fishmongers; Conversation; Women
    • Photograph of Dows oil painting of women fishsellers. Four heavyset women gathered around a table on which lies a serrated knife. Basket of fish in lower left-hand corner. Dows spent time in Germany during the 1930's, visiting his sister Margaret,...
    • "Hamburg Fish Market"

    • Fishmongers; Women
    • Oil painting on canvas. A large woman in a vertically striped apron pours liquid into a bowl that rests atop a mound of fish. Behind her a man smokes a pipe.

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