Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of the correspondence and papers of members of twelve different families in the Philadelphia area. A great deal of the correspondence relates to concern for health and relationships among family members. The papers are often concerned with matters of business as well as estates, both in terms of the exchange of property, but also as property and possessions of deceased family members. Many of the principals in the collection traveled for business or pleasure....
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed manuscript entitled "Foundations of English Literature," written by F.B. Gummere, a professor of English at Haverford. The manuscript discusses the history of the English language, and the history of various genres of English literature.
Overview The scrapbook, also referred to as the 'memory book', begins in 1927, during Albert Vann Fowler's time at Haverford. It contains clippings and letters from notables of the day. Additionally, there are photographs of buildings and people on Haverford's campus. The scrapbook primarily covers the endeavors of the Liberal Club, of which Albert Vann Fowler was chairman. It documents the talks of numerous speakers who came to campus, addressing topics of socialism and anti-war. Photographs include a...
Dates: 1927 - 1936
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for scholarship to needy...
Overview This collection consists of correspondence between Haverford College Professor Emeritus of Spanish Ramón García Castro and literary figures of the Spanish-speaking world dating from 1973 to 1982.
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the records and correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee dated primarly between the years 1944 and 1947. The materials provide insight into a variety of AFSC functions and activities. The collection is divided into two series: AFSC Organizational Materials and Outreach and Relief Program Materials. The first series, which spans from 1927 to 1947, looks at the AFSC from an institutional perspective; information in these documents details how the...
Dates: 1927 - 1947
Overview This volume is a typed manuscript of "History of Haverford College Cricket" written by Archibald Hunter Graham in 1926. It recounts the history of cricket at Haverford College, listing students who were on the team and detailing some of the important matches. In the end of the volume there is a letter to J. Henry Scattergood from July 14, 1931 from C.M.M. (possibly Charles Chistopher Morrris, Class of 1904). The letter explains that C.M.M. is returning the History of Haverford College Cricket...
Overview The Francis Barton Gummere songbook and notebooks consists of three volumes of papers created by Gummere. There is a songbook created during his time at Haverford College in addition to his notebooks on Germanic life and the philosphy of Baruch Spinoza.
Dates: 1869 - 1889