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Archives & Manuscripts

Haverford Loganian Society

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Annals of Haverford

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-056
Overview This collection contains two copies of the Annals of Haverford, one being the original manuscript verson and the other a typed copy. The Annals was a contemporary account of the history of Haverford College, from its opening in 1833 through its first four years.

William Canby diary and commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-006
Overview William Canby's diary details his two years (1837-1839) as a student at Haverford College including: extracurriculars, academics, weather, and social excursions.

Haverford Loganian Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-001
Overview The collection is comprised of a variety of different records that pertain to the overall operations of the Haverford Loganian Society at Haverford College. The collection includes the Society's constitution and by-laws, membership registers, meeting minutes, the Collegian account books, and paper pertaining to garden, museum, and library projects.

Benjamin Hayes Smith diary

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-002
Overview The diary covers Benjamin Hayes Smith’s time at Haverford and his expereinces during the American Civil War. Entries include informaiton on the Haverford Loganian Society (1856-1859), Haverford Euethean Association (1856-1859), the Haverfod Athenaeum (1856-1859), and the Battle of Stones River (December 31, 1862), in Tennessee.

Thomas Stewardson's "Recollections of Haverford and After, 1841-1857"

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-060
Overview This collection contains the original manuscript and a typed copy of "Recollections of Haverford and After 1841-1857" by Thomas Stewardson (1829-1902). Some of the topics he discusses include: the Loganian Society, food, academics, insect collecting, and other reflections about life at Haverford College.

John Trimble Troth notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-048
Overview This collection contains a notebook with essays by Troth, some that were read at society meetings or written for the Haverford publications, particularly the Collegian.

William H.S. Wood diary

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-008
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.