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Archives & Manuscripts

Preston Reading Room Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-021

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one record book of minutes for the Presto Reading Room Association. It contains finance reports, purchases, and hiring decisions, among other information.

Dates

  • 1890-1894

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

The Preston Reading Room Assocation, Haverford, PA, was founded in 1890 for the purpose of "maintaining a building and direct its uses in such a way as shall tend to promote the welfare of the neighborhood of Friends' Meeting at Haverford."

Extent

0.07 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

The Preston Reading Room Association records were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1949 by Theodore B. Hetzel.

Related Materials

  • 990B Quaker Charts, certificates, deeds, documents, diplomas, marriage certificates
  • MC 1168 Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed December 2015.

Creator

Title
Preston Reading Room Association records, 1890-1894
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
December 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Find It at the Library

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