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Randolph Wood commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-030

Scope and Contents

This is commonplace book with signatures of several well known Quakers who were connected with Westtown School and Haverford College. It includes signatures and notes from officers and peers, mainly from Haverford class of 1858. Along with the authographs are the dates they were collected, the hometown of the person, and the place where the autograph was collected.

Dates

  • 1856-1858

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Randolph Wood entered Haverford College in 1857 and graduated in 1864. While at Haverford he was the captain of the Cricket team. He was an iron manufacturer that was born in Philadelphia on November 5, 1845. He died in Philadelphia on April 19, 1876. He married Elizabeth H. Wood in 1869. His siblings were Richard Davis Wood and Julianna Randolph.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This is an commonplace book with signatures of several well known Quakers who were connected with Westtown School and Haverford College. It includes signatures and notes from officers and peers, mainly from Haverford class of 1858. Along with the authographs are the dates they were collected, the hometown of the person, and the place where the autograph was collected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Howard Cooper Johnson November 1927. Includes a letter from 11/16/1927 from Howard Cooper Johnson to Francis R. Taylor guessing about how the book arrived in his possession. He belives that he probably acquired this book through a connection with the estate of Israel H. Johnson.

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, completed April 2018.
Title
Randolph Wood commonplace book
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
April, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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