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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Y. Brown photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-043
Scope and Contents This album begins with portraits of older men, some of whom are identified. It then includes portraits of students from Haverford College class of 1872, with some of their names identified in pencil under their portrait. There are a few group photographs from this class as well. There are also photographs of a few women, a child, a tent, and the astronomy observatory at Haverford College. "Mrs. Ellis Y. Brown Jr. Downingtown, Chester Co Pa" is written on the first page of this volume.

Class of 1872 records

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Identifier: HCQ-002-1872
Overview This collection contains a bible, poetry book, minutes, accounts, and photograph album from the Haverford College class of 1872.

Class of 1888 records

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Identifier: HCQ-002-1888
Overview This collection contains a photograph album from the Haverford College class of 1888.

Class of 1889 records

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Identifier: HCQ-002-1889
Overview This collection contains a class book and photograph album from the Haverford College class of 1889.

Joseph M. Downing photograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-042
Scope and Contents This album contains 22 photogaphs. It starts with photographs of the Haverford College class of 1865, a group photo and individual portraits of the students with their names written in pencil. These students are: John Richardson Bringhurst, Edward Taylor Brown, James Anthony Chase, David Holder Nichols, Henry Williams Sharpless, George Smith Jr., Robery Barney Taber, Allen Clapp Thomas, Benjamin Augustus Vail, and Caleb Cresson Wistar (the other member of their class, Arthur Haviland, according...

David Cope Elkinton photograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-003
Overview This photograph album follows David Cope Elkinton's junior year abroad as he travelled with a group of friends through pre-WWII Europe and the Mediterranean. The album covers the years 1934 and 1935, though the album is non-chronological and omits large periods of time.

Serendipity Day Camp records

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Identifier: HCF-005
Overview Materials related to Serendipity Day Camp, a summer camp for the local community hosted on the Haverford campus since 1963.

Allen C. Thomas photograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-055
Overview This collection contains an album with photographs of Haverford College between 1863 and 1865. It contains images of buildings on Haverford's campus (Founder's Hall and Magill Library), portraits of faculty, and individual and group portraits of students from the classes of 1864 through 1868.

Women's Center records

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Identifier: HCF-003
Overview This collection contains records created by the Women's Center at Haverford College. The materials begin in the 1970s during the creation of the center and extend through to 2015. Included in this collection are materials about the history of the Women's Center and coeducation at Haverford, log books kept by the staff members, posters about their events, publications they created such as Herstory and newsletters, information sheets about sex and other topics, and some photographs.

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...