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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 201 Collections and/or Records:

John A. Hisey Jr. scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-007
Overview This scrapbook contains a variety of materials from John A. Hisey Jr.’s time at Haverford College. Born in Philadelphia on October 31, 1895, to salesman John Alan Hisey Sr. and his wife Gula Hisey, John Hisey Jr. entered Haverford in 1914 as part of the class of 1918. His scrapbook documents his first three years at Haverford, especially his athletic career. The book also provides evidence of the military service that interrupted Hisey’s studies in 1917 and of his return to Haverford in 1921...
Dates: 1914 - 1923

Historical Society of Haverford records

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Identifier: HCQ-003-026
Overview This collection contains two literary sketch books of the Historical Society of Haverford with essays from 1836 and 1837.
Dates: 1836-1837

Howard J. Hogenauer scrapbook

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Identifier: HCS-003-057
Overview This scrapbook contains documents related to Howard J. Hogenauer’s student life and general on-campus happenings, predominantly from hs Freshman year in 1920-1921, but also pertaining to years throughout his four-year tenure at Haverford.
Dates: 1920 - 1924

Ambrose Hunt course notes

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Identifier: HCS-003-063
Overview Collection consists of two notebooks. The first contains notes on Lectures on Greek Tragedy. The second holds notes on lectures given by Henry D. Gregory to the senior class. The Gregory lectures seem to be partly autobiographical.
Dates: 1844

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.
Dates: 1859 - 1860

"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...
Dates: 1934

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...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

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,...
Dates: 1930 - 1970

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.
Dates: 1934 - 1935

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...
Dates: 1995