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Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-047

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two volumes compiled by Lloyd Balderston while he was a student at Haverford College between 1837 and 1839. One contains prose and poems written by himself and other Haverford students, and the other is his notebook with handwritten essays and annotations.

Dates

  • 1837-1839

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Lloyd Balderson was born in Falls, Bucks County, Pennsylvania on July 21, 1818, the son of Mark Balderston and Elizabeth Lloyd. He entered Haverford College in the junior class in 1837 and left during his senior year in 1830. He went on to become a teacher, farmer, and contributor to agricultural and other journals. He married Catharine Canby in 1843. He died in Colora, Maryland on December 23, 1907.

Extent

.125 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains two volumes compiled by Lloyd Balderston while he was a student at Haverford College between 1837 and 1839. One contains prose and poems written by himself and other Haverford students, and the other is his notebook with handwritten essays and annotations.

Arrangement

The volumes in this collection are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

"Specimens of Composition Prose & Poetical of the Students of Haverford School Copied by Llyod Baldirston" was a gift of Henry L. Balderston in 1935. The notebook was presented to Haverford College by Lloyd Balderston's great-grandson Robert L. Balderston, Class of 1939, in May 1938.

Related Materials

Esther A. and Llyod Balderston papers HC.MC-1185

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, completed June, 2018.
Title
Lloyd Balderston papers
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
June, 2018
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