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Allen Curry Thomas scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-051

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large scrapbook compiled by Allen Curry Thomas. Some of the contents of the scrapbook include: Haverford College football, cricket, basketball, and track team pictures and statistics, lists of entertainment on campus, "Haverford College Cricket" article by Thomas, list of students in the freshmen class of 1895, images of Barclay hall, invitaitons and lists of people present at reunions for the class of 1895 in 1895 and 1897, questions about sugar refining, correspondence, and a portrait of Professor Allen C. Thomas.

Dates

  • 1894 - 1899

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Allen Curry Thompson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 27, 1874, the son of Glendon L. Thomas M.D. and Margaret Frances Curry. He entered Haverford College in 1891 and graduated with Honors in History in 1895. During his time at Haverford he was the class secretary, vice-president and secretary of Everett-Athenaeum, winner of second elevel batting and bowling prizes, member of the football team and cricket eleven, and english tour. After leaving Haverford, he was a graduate student in history and an assistant in mechanical drawing room and machine shop from 1895-1896. He was the Principal of Night School in Philadelphia from 1896-1897. He attended law school at the University of Pennsylvania. He was an instructor in the Episcopal Academy, assistant city solicitor from 1909-1912, a member of the legal stuff and local draft board from 1918-1919, an attorney with Thomas & Pamler firm, 632-34 Commercial Trust Building, Philadelphia, and an author of "Haverford College Cricket." He was a member of the Torresdale County Club, Masonic Fraternity, Bursar Welsh Society, General George G. Meade Post No. 1, G.A.R., and Union League. He married Mary E. Hunter in 1904. They had a son, Allen Curry, Jr. in 1907.

Extent

.2 Linear Feet (1 oversized volume)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains a large scrapbook compiled by Allen Curry Thomas during his time at Haverford College between 1894 and 1899. Some of the contents of the scrapbook include: Haverford College football, cricket, basketball, and track team pictures and statistics, lists of entertainment on campus, "Haverford College Cricket" article by Thomas, list of students in the fresmen class of 1895, images of Barclay hall, invitaitons and lists of people present at reunions for the class of 1895 in 1895 and 1897, questions about sugar refining, correspondence, and a portrait of Professor Allen C. Thomas.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one volume.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, completed June, 2018.
Title
Allen Curry Thomas scrapbook
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
June, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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