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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 197 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Whitall essays

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-067
Overview The essays are primarily assignments for an English 12 class at Havard. There is coursework from both fall 1893 and spring 1894. Additionally, there are some personal reflections from spring 1894 and several undated works. Finally, there is a chart from the American Anthropometric Association that plots out Franklin's weight, height, girth, depth, breadth, and strength on October 24, 1889 and May 8, 1890.
Dates: 1889 - 1894

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

William M. Wills' Notes for History of Haverford College

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-077
Overview Notes for the History of Haverford College was written by William M. Wills.
Dates: undated

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

Wistar family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1262
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a variety of different materials related to the Wistar family. There are letters and cards exchanged between various family members—including Elizabeth (Bettina) Vaux Wistar, Mary Emlen Wistar, and Frederic Vaux Wistar. Many of the letters were sent from Europe between 1893 and 1894. There is also an assortment of financial and legal papers like wills and hotel bills. The section of “Travel and Sightseeing Materials” is particularly noteworthy. It contains a journal...
Dates: 1861-1950; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1900

Women's Center records

 Collection
Identifier: HCF-003
Overview This collection contains records created by the Women's Center at Haverford College. The materials begin in the 1970s during the creation of the center and extend through to 2019. Included in this collection are materials about the history of the Women's Center and coeducation at Haverford, log books kept by the staff members, posters about their events, publications they created such as Herstory and newsletters, information sheets about sex and other topics, and some photographs.
Dates: 1970 - 2019

Charles Wood correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of eight volumes of the compiled correspondence of Charles Wood. Each volume contains personal correspondence from family and friends, related to Wood's education, news of his family, and discussions of social outings and cricket. This collection is foldered.
Dates: 1862-1928

Charles Wood commonplace book

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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

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921