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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Roberts Canby commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-038
Overview This album contains notes from friends of Roberts Canby from 1834 to 1835, mostly his peers at Haverford College. The entries include prose or poetry, a signature, the hometown of the signer, their college, and the date. The book itself is a published book with illustrations at the top of every page.
Dates: 1834 - 1835

William Canby diary and commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-006
Overview William Canby's diary details his two years (1837-1839) as a student at Haverford College including: extracurriculars, academics, weather, and social excursions.
Dates: 1837-11-01 - 1839-04-08

Charles Edward Gause papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-082
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised mostly of journals that Charles Edward Gause wrote, including during travels with friends. There are also some letters.
Dates: 1883-1940

Thomas Pim Cope Jr. commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-046
Overview This collection contains one volume, a commonplace book for Thomas Pim Cope Jr. in 1835.
Dates: 1835

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...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

Henry Hale Graham Sharpless commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-029
Overview The Henry Hale Graham Sharpless commonplace book was created during Sharpless' time at Haverford College. Sharpless graduated class of 1840, but the book notes many written records and excerpts during 1839 in his junior year. The book contains carving prints from various artists paired with excerpts hand written by Sharpless himself.
Dates: 1839

Thomas Wildes commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-021
Overview Thomas Wildes commonplace book contains a variety of texts written by, or copied by, Thomas Wildes. It is over 140 pages long and it was created in 1856 after Wildes had entered Haverford College.
Dates: 1856

John Randolph Winslow commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-039
Overview The commonplace book was created while Winslow was attending Haverford College. Winslow entered the college in 1838 in the Junior class, and transcribed many songs during his time there. Handwritten notes and excerpts can be found in the songbook as well. The book ends in 1840, presumably when Winslow graduated. He later went on to become a professor, physician, and surgeon in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dates: 1836 - 1840

Charles Wood commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-013
Overview A collection of poems compiled by Charles Wood during his time at Haverford College. These poems were transcribed by Wood and other classmates from 1866 to 1870, and detail religious, spiritual, and patriotic poems at the time. After his time at Haverford, Wood went on to recieve his Doctorate of Divinity in 1885, but the records in the commonplace book stop after 1870.
Dates: 1866-03-16 - 1870-09-24

Randolph Wood commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-030
Overview This is an commonplace book with signatures of several well known Quakers who were connected with Westtown School and Haverford College. It includes signatures and notes from officers and peers, mainly from Haverford class of 1858. Along with the authographs are the dates they were collected, the hometown of the person, and the place where the autograph was collected.
Dates: 1856-1858