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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

James E. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-054
Overview James Estes Baker, Haverford Class of 1956, enjoyed a lengthy career as a member of the United States diplomatic corps, including a period of service for the United Nations. The collection offers insight into Baker’s life and diplomatic career, with a large quantity of materials relating to the media scrutiny occasioned by his appointment as the first black US diplomat to serve in South Africa during apartheid. Collected materials include biographical information, personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1321
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to Elizabeth...
Dates: 1701-1917

Benjamin Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-033
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Benjamin Cadbury, and includes Cadbury's correspondence, photographs, school records.
Dates: 1884-1945

Henry Joel Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-034
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Henry J. Cadbury, and includes research notes and correspondence.
Dates: 1947-1973

Cadbury-Brown Family papers, addition 2

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1177-addition 2
Overview Much of this addition is comprised of letters from Caroline Cadbury Brown (1851-1914) to her parents, husband, and children. Additionally, there are letters from her mother, Lydia Comfort Shinn Cadbury (1828-1904), her husband Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929), and all of their six surviving children.
Dates: 1850-1914

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

Class of 1898 records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-002-1898
Overview This collection contains a record of members and two volumes of letter books from the Haverford College class of 1898.
Dates: 1894-1908

Class of 1903 records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-002-1903
Overview This collection contains a volume of class records from the class of 1903.
Dates: 1902-1923

John Davison papers

 Series
Identifier: HC.MC-839
Abstract John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students.
Dates: 1938-1999