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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 196 Collections and/or Records:

Maxfield Parrish papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1018
Scope and Contents The papers of artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) who became enamored of art while a student at Haverford College. The collection consists of letters, original drawings and illustrations, magazines to which he contributed, catalogs, calendars and his famous chemistry notebook created while a student at the college.

Joseph Passmore Elkinton Haverford College diaries

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Identifier: HCS-003-011
Overview Joseph Passmore Elkinton's diaries record his experience at Haverford College from 1904-1908, including personal developments, extracurriculars, and academics.

Walter Willits Pharo songbook

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Identifier: HCS-003-017
Overview The collection contains one songbook written by Walter Willits Pharo during his time at Haverford College, which was from 1871 to 1875. He compiled a number of songs during his time at the college before going on to become an iron manufacturer.

Levi Arnold Post papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1229
Overview The papers of Greek Classicist, Levi Arnold Post, 1889-1971, who spent most of his career teaching and writing at Haverford College as a professor of Greek. He was a prolific correspondent and most of the collection contains his correspondence, primarily with his peers, though there are some early letters to his mother, as well as letters by his sister, Amy, also to her mother. Renowned for his work on Plato, he was a national authority on Menander, a concentration reflected in his...

Rhetorical Society of Haverford College records

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Identifier: HCQ-003-016
Overview This collection contains one volume with the records of the Rhetorical Society of Haverford College in the year 1838. It includes the constitution, bylaws, minutes, rules of order, and letters of resignation.

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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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...

William G. Rhoads diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-057
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten diary of William G. Rhoads. The first pages ask a series of questions concerning moral behavior and manners, which Rhoads subsequently answers in each entry. Entries also detail Rhoads's apprenticeship as a book keeper, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended.

William G. Rhoads autograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-050
Overview This volume is entitled the "Wm. G. Rhoads Autographs of the Officers and Students of Haverford School during Winter of 1855-6" and it contains the names, autographs, addresses, and dates of entry for administrators and students at Haverford College between 1855 and 1856.