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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

Richard T. Jones autograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-031
Overview This small volume contains autographs from faculty and students at Haverford College. It also includes newspaper clippings about marriages and deaths of people associated with Haverford College, and commencement ceremonies. Some of the autographs contain handwritten poems, and some quotes are in Greek.

"The Trail of Life in the Middle Years"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-054
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Rufus M. Jones, entitled "The Trail of Life in the Middle Years." This manuscript is the third volume in an autobiographical series, of which the two preceding volumes were: "Finding the Trail of Life," and "The Trail of Life in College." The narrative begins in the year 1893, when Jones became the editor of "The Friends Review" and began teaching philosophy at Haverford College. In it, he discusses the state of the...

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...

Wilmot Jones papers

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Identifier: HCS-003-015
Overview This collection includes papers from Jones' time on the Board of the Corporation of Haverford. There is also significant material from his alumni activities, particularly alumni donations and his term a the Class of 1923 Alumni Representative. These include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, publications and miscellaneous papers. There are similar materials from Phi Beta Kappa, as well as some correspondence and reports from his time on the Council for Delaware Education. Additionally,...

Rayner W. Kelsey memorial book

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Identifier: HCS-001-002
Overview This binder contains different published obituaries and recognitions of the death of Rayner Wickersham Kelsey. It also contains a transcription of remarks made at his funeral and obituaries for his mother, father, and grandfather.

Anna Lau Familiar Places photographs

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Identifier: HCS-003-061
Overview The Anna Lau Familiar Places photographs contains 22 prints from a Haverford College photography portfolio created by student Anna Lau in 1995. In the photographer's own words, "Familiar Places" is "a series of photographs about spaces which have become so familiar to us that they are strangers." Among the collected images are photographs of such "familiar places" as the Sunken Lounge and the Basement in the Dining Center, several different classrooms in the Gest Center, Hilles Building and...

Morris Evans Leeds papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1127
Scope and Contents The papers of Morris Evans Leeds (1869-1952), a Philadelphia Quaker who graduated from Haverford College and became president of Leeds & Northrup Company, manufacturers of precision instruments. He was also an inventor and developer. Leeds was a member of the Board of Haverford College and active on the School Board of Philadelphia.

H. Mather Lippincott '43 papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1232
Overview A collection of papers relating to H. Mather Lippincott, Haverford College class of 1943 dating from his days as an undergraduate and through a number of class reunions, the latest being the 57th reunion in 2000. In addition, there is a cloth doll of a Quaker lady, Mrs. Phillips, created by Franklin, as well as some negatives of work accomplished by the architectural firm of Cope and Lippincott.

Dean Putnam Lockwood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-835
Overview The papers of Latin scholar and professor of Latin at Haverford College, Dean P. Lockwood include primarily textual materials on topics relating to Greek literature and the history of Haverford College, but also a collection of his art and artifacts.

James P. Magill papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1128
Scope and Contents These papers, primarily in the form of letters to James Magill, 07, reflect his philanthropic concerns, deep friendships and wide interests, particularly in the arts and medicine. They are letters from authors, artists, scholars, scientists and politicians, including George Bass, Alfred Bendiner, Hugh Borton, Nathaniel Burt, Norman Cousins, A.J. Cronin, Richardson Dilworth, Walker Hancock, Samuel Kramer, Eva Le Gallienne, Jacques Lipchitz, Katharine McBride, Fosco Maraini, William Menninger,...