Haverford College. Office of the President
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The papers of Hugh Borton, Haverford's president from 1957 to 1967, are arranged in three series. The Alphabetical series consists of a small and random selection of his office files. They help to document Borton's efforts to move the college to an expanded student body, his support of academic freedom from government intrusions, and a growing cooperative program with Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges. The Affiliations series relate to his work with U.S.-Asian, particularly U.S.-Japanese,...
Dates: 1942-1967; Majority of material found within 1957-1967
Overview The John R. Coleman files, 1967-1977, document the presidency of Haverford's ninth President. These are only a selection of the president's files. Although they do not give a full record of Coleman's administration, there is substantial information on Haverford's response to the Vietnam War and the debate over bringing coeducation to the college. Debates over diversity, governance, and curriculum are also found in Coleman's files.
Overview Small file of correspondence and memoranda on a range of subjects, including: responses to letters on his appointment at Haverford and his departure from Macalester College; reunion organizing committees; Natural Sciences facilities, including reports from other campuses; Task Force on World Wide Web; plan for application to Ford Foundation "crossing borders" initiative; letters of recommendation. Also Senior Staff meetings agenda, minutes and background material for weekly meetings of college...
Dates: 1996 July - 1997 June
Overview Tom G. Kessinger papers, from July 1988 to June 1996, are the administrative files of Haverford's 11th President. Memoranda, correspondence, reports, and other material document his administration, although there are several gaps in the records. Evidence of his accomplishments, including the renovation and expansion of some of the older buildings, construction of the Whitehead Campus Center, and technological advances, as well as his efforts to broaden the College world view may be found in...
Overview This is a small group of papers, 1940-1945, primarily relating to Haverford President Felix M. Morley's efforts to balance college support of the war without militarization. A portion of the files are from the files of Board member J. Henry Scattergood. Both the Morley and Scattergood material consist primarily of correspondence on bringing government subsidized non-combatant units to Haverford, as well as Haverford's own Relief and Reconstruction program. There is some information on his...
Dates: 1931-1980; Majority of material found within 1940-1945