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Norwood Penrose Hallowell autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-053

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an album called "Names of boys at Haverford School Winter term 1851-1852" that includes names and addresses for students at Haverford College. Some entries also include their occupation.

Dates

  • 1851-1852

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Norwood Penrose Hallowell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 13, 1839, the son of Morris Lonstreth Hallowell and Hannah Smith Penrose. He entered Haverford College in 1851, and left in 1853. He studied at Harvard University between 1857 and 1861, where he met Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., who later served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Hallowell's family was strongly Quaker and abolitionist, so he and his family were involved on the side of the Union during the Civil War. He held a variety of military positions in Massachusetts, eventually becoming a colonel. After the war, he was a merchant in New York City with Hallowell, Prescott & Co. He was also a broker in Boston and was the president of the National Bank of Commerce of Boston. He married Sarah Wharton Haydock in 1868, and they had six children: Anna Norwood Hallowell; Robert Haydock Hallowell; Norwood Penrose Hallowell, Jr.; John White Hallowell; Esther Fisher Hallowell; and Susan Morris Hallowell.

Extent

.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This collection consists of an album called "Names of boys at Haverford School Winter term 1851-1852" that includes names and addresses for students at Haverford College. Some entries also include their occupation.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one volume.

Acquisition

The Norwood Penrose Hallowell autograph album was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in January, 1902 by Col. Norwood Penrose Hallowell.

Related Materials

  • Hallowell Family papers (HC.MC.950.Hallowell)
  • Hallowell family papers (Hc.MC.950.087)

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo; completed June, 2018.
Title
Norwood Penrose Hallowell autograph album, 1851-1852
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
June, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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