Found in 196 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This is an commonplace book with signatures of several well known Quakers who were connected with Westtown School and Haverford College. It includes signatures and notes from officers and peers, mainly from Haverford class of 1858. Along with the authographs are the dates they were collected, the hometown of the person, and the place where the autograph was collected.
Scope and Contents The principals in this collection are Richard Reeve Wood and William Morris Maier. Their letters discuss issues of Haverford College governance, but also concern personal and Quaker Meeting issues as well as a great deal on political topics and foreign affairs. Wood wrote to Maier on such topics as special convocations (1958); selection of a new Bryn Mawr College president (1969); the Fine Arts Department (1970); importance of Quakers or at least a Quaker spirit among faculty and students...
Overview This album contains signatures from various students who attended Haverford College during the Winter Session of 1852. Signing students provide their name in addition to their specific home address and/or hometown/county.
Overview William H.S. Wood's diary records the first five months of his time as a student of Haverford College. It contains information pertaining to his extracurricular activities, the weather, personal projects, and events around Haverford at the time.
Overview This collection contains records of the Young Men's Christian Association of Haverford College between the years 1903 and 1928. These include minutes, membership records, treasurer accounts, and a scrapbook.
Overview Wilmer J. Young (1887-1983), a Quaker teacher and peace activist born in Iowa, was involved in post World War I reconstruction in France and Poland. He married Mildred Binns in 1922, and together they worked with AFSC work camps and cooperative farms until he began to teach at Pendle Hill in 1955. The collection contains primarily journals and correspondence from his time in France.