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Richard T. Jones autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-031
This small volume contains autographs from faculty and students at Haverford. It also includes newspaper clippings about marriages and deaths of people associated with Haverford, and commencement ceremonies. Some of the autographs contain handwritten poems, and some quotes are in Greek.

Dates

  • 1859 - 1860

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Overview

This small volume contains autographs from faculty and students at Haverford College. It also includes newspaper clippings about marriages and deaths of people associated with Haverford College, and commencement ceremonies. Some of the autographs contain handwritten poems, and some quotes are in Greek.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Thomas Jones entered Haverford in 1859 and graduated in 1863. During his time at Haverford he was the Vice-President of the Loganian Society and President of the Athenaeum. He gave an address to the Logonian society about "The Literary Genius of America" in 1863. He was an iron merchant. He was born in Philadelphia PA in May 1844, the son of Jacob Paul Jones, Benefactor, and Mary Thomas. He died in Philadelphia PA on June 6, 1868. He married Marie Louise Bailey, dauther of Joseph T. and Marie Louise Bailey of Philadelphia on April 29, 1868. After Haverford he entered the counting-house of Morris and Jones.

Biographical information is from "Biographical Catalog of the Matriculates of Haverford College"(1922) and "A History of Haverford College for the First Sixty Years of its Existence" (1892)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in 1955.

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, completed April, 2018.
Title
Richard T. Jones autograph album
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
April, 2018
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