Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results
Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Stephen Meader manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-126
Scope and Content note The collection includes three unpublished stories: "The Fight for the Marsh", 1972, 129 p. (on saving NJ coastal marshlands); "The Freedom Trail," 96 p. (the Underground Railroad, the important part Quakers played in helping escaping slaves & Haverford's significant role in the story); and "The Hawley House Mystery", 135 p.

Marriott C. Morris scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of Marriott C. Morris's scrapbooks. The scrapbooks are largely composed of clippings, pamphlets, and brochures related to travel, bicycling, Haverford College, and the history of Philadelphia and Germantown.

Samuel B. Morris diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-050
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of Samuel B. Morris. Diary entries describe Morris's time at Haverford, including classes he attended, meals, sporting events, socializing with friends, and family news and events.

Samuel Buckley Morris letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of Samuel B. Morris. The first volume contains business correspondence, and the second volume contains both business and personal correspondence.

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...

Vail T. Palmer manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-144
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two typed manuscripts written by T. Vail Palmer Jr., during his time as a T. Wistar Brown Fellow at Haverford College from 1976-1977.

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...

William G. Rhoads diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-057
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of William G. Rhoads. The first pages ask a series of questions concerning moral behavior and manners, which Rhoads subsequently answers in each entry. Entries also detail Rhoads's apprenticeship as a book keeper, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended.

Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-162
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including 2 trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.

Daniel B. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the six volumes of miscellany of Daniel B. Smith. The collection includes three school notebooks, and two volumes of library catalogs.