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William H. Haines autograph album and songbook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-037

Scope and Contents

This album contains about ten entries of autographs that were pasted in. These entries contain people's names and sometimes the date and their college affiliation. Most of the entries in this album are song lyrics. At the bottom of the lyrics are names of Haverford students, the year the lyrics were added to the album, their graduation year, and their hometown.

Dates

  • 1868-1871

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

William Henry Haines entered Haverford College in 1867 and graduated in 1871. While at Haverford he played cricket. He was born in Philadelphia on April 1, 1854 and his parents were Lindley Haines and Anne Lindsey Sharp. In 1877 he married Mary Howel and in 1893 he married Phebe Emlem Howell. His children were Joseph H. (1878), Rachel H. Bacon (1880), Mary H. Peacock (1882), and William H. Jr. In 1922 he lived in Germantown, Philadelphia. He was vice-president of alumni (1888) manager of Haverford College from October 11, 1887 to at least 1922. He was a manufacturer and dealer in plumbing supplies and a member of University and Huntingdon Valley Country Clubs.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This album contains about ten entries of autographs that were pasted into a volume between 1868 and 1871. These entries contain people's names and sometimes the date and their college affiliation. Most of the entries in this album are song lyrics. At the bottom of the lyrics are names of Haverford students, the year the lyrics were added to the album, their graduation year, and their hometown.

Arrangement

There are about ten signatures in the beginning of the book, and the rest of it contains song lyrics.

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, completed May 2018.
Title
William H. Haines autograph album and songbook
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
May, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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