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William Wistar Comfort lecture notes and papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-015

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of William Wistar Comfort's lecture notes, dated 1941-1953, pertaining to a course on Quakerism that he taught at Haverford College, general notes on Quakerism, and a 1956 typescript of the History of Haverford.

Dates

  • 1941-1956

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical / Historical

William Wistar Comfort served as the president of Haverford College between the years 1917 and 1940. He was a polymath, author of many books dealing with Quaker topics, and a translator. He taught many courses on Quakerism, notes on which are contained in this collection.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

The collection consists of William Wistar Comfort's lecture notes, dated 1941-1953, pertaining to a course on Quakerism that he taught at Haverford College, general notes on Quakerism, and a 1956 typescript of the History of Haverford.

Arrangement

The arrangement reflects the original order of the materials.

Related Materials

William Wistar Comfort papers (HC.MC.1195)

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Horkava; completed September, 2019.
Title
William Wistar Comfort lecture notes and papers
Author
Alexandra Horkava
Date
September, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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