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Alexander Colclough Dick collection

Identifier: Mss 0024

Collection Overview

Collection contains biographical information about Dick including copies of recommendations for him to receive a Rhodes Scholarship and for Officer Training in the United States Army. Also included are photographs of Dick upon graduation from Oxford University in c. 1922 and upon receiving an honorary doctorate from the College of Charleston in 1970, and a portrait made of him in c. 1950. The collection contains the academic hoods presented by Oxford and the College of Charleston.


  • Creation: 1922-1970


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Biographical Note

Alexander Colclough Dick received a B.A. from the College of Charleston in 1915, a B.A. in Jurisprudence from Christ Church College, Oxford University in 1921, and a Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University in 1922. He was a Rhodes Scholar, and in World War I, he held rank of First Lieutenant. He worked as a lawyer in New York City and elsewhere.


0.5 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)

Inventory of the Alexander Colclough Dick Collection, 1922-1970.
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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