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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College


Found in 197 Collections and/or Records:

Class of 1909 records

Identifier: HCQ-002-1909
Overview This collection contains one volume from 1908, called "Musical Numbers of Spink's Spunk: A Pyramidal Biologue, The Class of Nineteen Nine."
Dates: 1908

Class of 1916 records

Identifier: HCQ-002-1916
Overview This collection contains a minute book (1912-1973) and an account ledgar (1920-1970) from the class of 1916.
Dates: 1912-1973

Class of 1917 records

Identifier: HCQ-002-1917
Overview This collection contains three volumes of minutes, from the executive committee and the class, from the years 1914 to 1917.
Dates: 1914-1917

Class of 1934 records

Identifier: HCQ-002-1934
Overview This collection contains a volume about "The 6," a group of six members of the class of 1934 that kept in contact with one another after graduating. There are records of their dinners between 1930 and 1971. This volume includes correspondence, newspaper clipppings, a map, wedding invitations, and pictures.
Dates: 1930-2000

Class of 1997, 2022 time capsule

Identifier: HCQ-002-1997
Overview Time capsule for the Class of 1997 to be opened at the 25th Renuion in 2022.
Dates: 1997-05-18

Arthur H. Cleveland Jr. scrapbook

Identifier: HCS-003-025
Overview The front of the scrapbook contains a printing of “The Sinking of the Buena Ventura,” which details Cleveland’s experience just before boarding and after the sinking of the USS Buena Ventura. The printing also includes Cleveland’s letter to the Haverford Class of 1918 regarding his experience following the sinking of the USS Buena Ventura. The scrapbook pages feature various materials pertaining to Haverford class events, traditions, club activities, and sports materials for football, track,...
Dates: 1914-06-15 - 1918-11-10

Henry T. Coates autograph album

Identifier: HCS-003-052
Overview This collection contains an autograph album with autographs of members of the class of 1862 along with a small portrait of them, their address, and the date that their information was recorded. The cover page for the volume reads "The Days of Auld Lang Syne at [Illustration of Founders Hall, Haverford College] Henry T. Coates."
Dates: 1861-1862

William M. Coates autograph album and diaries

Identifier: HCS-003-014
Overview William Coates’ diaries detail his time at Haverford College and following his graduation. He writes about the weather, academic studies, weekly collections, the Everett Society, exercise, his letter correspondence, and trips with his friends and family. He begins writing about the Civil War on April 14, 1861, detailing Fort Sumter’s surrender and evacuation, remarking on the “great excitement” and formation of a mob in Philadelphia. He later remarks on Civil War events such as the Baltimore...
Dates: 1860-01-01 - 1863-07-06

William Wistar Comfort papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1195
Scope and Contents Papers include such biographical information as provided in William Wistar Comfort’s autobiography, a small amount of correspondence, as with his father, Howard Comfort, Comfort’s writings on French topics, Friends’ stories for children, on William Cowper and primarily on Quaker topics, including on William Penn, Anthony Benezet and Stephen Grellet. Comfort spoke publicly on many occasions, specifically at schools and colleges as well as in France during his stay there in 1937.
Dates: 1867-1941

Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-025
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two volumes of manuscripts by Wilmer A. Cooper, and includes his Master's thesis for Haverford College and a paper written while at Yale University Divinity School.
Dates: 1948-1950