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William A. Brown autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-033
This small album contains albums from students at Haverford College and Penn College who were friends with William A. Brown. The entries contain short notes or poems along with the person's signature, the date, and their college affiliation. There are also pencil annotations throughout the next labeling some entires as "original" and adding the fill names of some people who only wrote their initials.

Dates

  • 1835 - 1838

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 album contains albums from students at Haverford College and Penn College who were friends with William A. Brown. The entries contain short notes or poems along with the person's signature, the date (between 1835 and 1838), and their college affiliation. There are also pencil annotations throughout the next labeling some entires as "original" and adding the fill names of some people who only wrote their initials.

Biographical / Historical

William A. Brown entered Haverford College Introductory Department in 1833 and left after his junior year in 1842. He was born in Philadelphia on December 14, 1824. His parents were Jerimah Brown and Elizabeth Stewardson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Phillip Cowan 1955.

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, completed May 2018.
Title
William A. Brown autograph album
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
May, 2018
Description rules
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