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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

William A. Brown autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-033
Overview This small album contains albums from students at Haverford College and Penn College who were friends with William A. Brown. The entries contain short notes or poems along with the person's signature, the date (between 1835 and 1838), and their college affiliation. There are also pencil annotations throughout the next labeling some entires as "original" and adding the fill names of some people who only wrote their initials.
Dates: 1835 - 1838

Charles Lippincott autograph album and daguerrotype

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-024
Overview A personal book of autographs, owned by Charles “Chad” Lippincott. Autographs and brief poems/quotes are scribed by teachers and classmates from Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, as well as the Normal School in Trenton, New Jersey. Additionally, there is a daguerrotype of Charles Lippincott taken in 1861.
Dates: 1859 - 1861

Henry T. Coates autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-052
Overview This collection contains an autograph album with autographs of members of the class of 1862 along with a small portrait of them, their address, and the date that their information was recorded. The cover page for the volume reads "The Days of Auld Lang Syne at [Illustration of Founders Hall, Haverford College] Henry T. Coates."
Dates: 1861-1862

William M. Coates autograph album and diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-014
Overview William Coates’ diaries detail his time at Haverford College and following his graduation. He writes about the weather, academic studies, weekly collections, the Everett Society, exercise, his letter correspondence, and trips with his friends and family. He begins writing about the Civil War on April 14, 1861, detailing Fort Sumter’s surrender and evacuation, remarking on the “great excitement” and formation of a mob in Philadelphia. He later remarks on Civil War events such as the Baltimore...
Dates: 1860-01-01 - 1863-07-06

Abbie M. Crossman signature album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-002
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two volumes of signature albums of Abbie M. Crossman.
Dates: 1863-1905

James H. Drake autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-071
Overview The James H. Drake autograph album contains signatures of fellow classmates
Dates: 1861

Howard L. Haines autograph and composition books

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Identifier: HCS-003-009
Overview Howard Haines’ autograph book contains five categories: Faculty, Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshman. Each entry includes basic information on members of these categories, except in the case of the faculty, which was left almost entirely blank. His composition book contains several essays concerning animals, historical and contemporary figures, national histories, and notes on several scientific and mathematical subjects.
Dates: 1860-09 - 1861-09

Samuel Bunting Haines autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-032
Scope and Contents The autograph album contains signatures and photos of faculty, peers and staff from Haines' time at Haverford College in 1858.
Dates: 1858

William H. Haines autograph album and songbook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-037
Overview This album contains about ten entries of autographs that were pasted into a volume between 1868 and 1871. These entries contain people's names and sometimes the date and their college affiliation. Most of the entries in this album are song lyrics. At the bottom of the lyrics are names of Haverford students, the year the lyrics were added to the album, their graduation year, and their hometown.
Dates: 1868-1871

Norwood Penrose Hallowell autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-053
Overview This collection contains an album called "Names of boys at Haverford School Winter term 1851-1852" that includes names and addresses for students at Haverford College. Some entries also include their occupation.
Dates: 1851-1852