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Archives & Manuscripts

Ashmead, John, 1917-1992



  • Existence: 1917-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

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...

Levi Arnold Post papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1229
Overview The papers of Greek Classicist, Levi Arnold Post, 1889-1971, who spent most of his career teaching and writing at Haverford College as a professor of Greek. He was a prolific correspondent and most of the collection contains his correspondence, primarily with his peers, though there are some early letters to his mother, as well as letters by his sister, Amy, also to her mother. Renowned for his work on Plato, he was a national authority on Menander, a concentration reflected in his...