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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 196 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Y. Brown photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-043
Scope and Contents This album begins with portraits of older men, some of whom are identified. It then includes portraits of students from Haverford College class of 1872, with some of their names identified in pencil under their portrait. There are a few group photographs from this class as well. There are also photographs of a few women, a child, a tent, and the astronomy observatory at Haverford College. "Mrs. Ellis Y. Brown Jr. Downingtown, Chester Co Pa" is written on the first page of this volume.
Dates: 1897-1901

Paul Willits Brown diary

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-044
Overview Paul Willits Brown's diary covers the second half of his sophomore year, the summer between his sophomore and junior year, and the first semester of his junior year at Haverford College. Its contents include information concerning his academics, personal life, extracurricular and athletic activities, and various events on campus.
Dates: 1905

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1125
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

William A. Brown autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-033
Overview This small album contains albums from students at Haverford College and Penn College who were friends with William A. Brown. The entries contain short notes or poems along with the person's signature, the date (between 1835 and 1838), and their college affiliation. There are also pencil annotations throughout the next labeling some entires as "original" and adding the fill names of some people who only wrote their initials.
Dates: 1835 - 1838

Benjamin Cadbury papers

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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

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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

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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

Addition to Henry J. Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1121-addition
Scope and Contents This collection of materials by and about Henry Cadbury (1883-1974) contains information about his extended family, including the Cadbury, Head, Kaign, Shinn, Warder families consisting of charts and notes. Biographically, there is information on his academic degrees and awards and miscellaneous materials, such as his passports, his certificate of identity as Relief Commissioner for the American Friends Service Committee, ca. 1920, and biographical sketches of him as well as memorial minutes at...
Dates: 1866-1987

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.
Dates: 1799-1924

Roberts Canby commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-038
Overview This album contains notes from friends of Roberts Canby from 1834 to 1835, mostly his peers at Haverford College. The entries include prose or poetry, a signature, the hometown of the signer, their college, and the date. The book itself is a published book with illustrations at the top of every page.
Dates: 1834 - 1835