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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford College

 Organization

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

Alexis T. Cope senior oration

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-076
Overview Senior oration of Alexis T. Cope

Thomas Pim Cope Jr. commonplace book

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Identifier: HCS-003-046
Overview This collection contains one volume, a commonplace book for Thomas Pim Cope Jr. in 1835.

Abbie M. Crossman signature album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-002
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the two volumes of signature albums of Abbie M. Crossman.

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...

John Davison papers

 Series
Identifier: HC.MC-839
Abstract John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students.

John Davison Papers: Additions, 1939-1999 HC.Coll.839.1

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Identifier: HC.MC-839.1
Overview John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of many of his compositions, including Robert Burns: Poems and Songs, an anthology which he completed with John Ashmead. Also included are audio recordings of a couple dozen of his and students' pieces. This collection is...

Joseph M. Downing photograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-042
Scope and Contents This album contains 22 photogaphs. It starts with photographs of the Haverford College class of 1865, a group photo and individual portraits of the students with their names written in pencil. These students are: John Richardson Bringhurst, Edward Taylor Brown, James Anthony Chase, David Holder Nichols, Henry Williams Sharpless, George Smith Jr., Robery Barney Taber, Allen Clapp Thomas, Benjamin Augustus Vail, and Caleb Cresson Wistar (the other member of their class, Arthur Haviland, according...

Thomas S. Downing Jr. songbook

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Identifier: HCS-003-004
Overview This small volume contains songs and poems collected by Thomas S. Downing Jr. (1852–1926) during his time at Haverford College. Downing, the son of a prosperous farmer in West Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, attended Haverford from 1869 through 1872. After graduating, Downing returned to Chester County and became a farmer. Various Haverford students wrote verses in Downing's songbook, some traditional and some original compositions. They cover a wide variety of topics and offer...

James H. Drake autograph album

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Identifier: HCS-003-071
Overview The James H. Drake autograph album contains signatures of fellow classmates