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Norwood Penrose Hallowell autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-053
This collection contains 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 Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Extent

.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Overview

This collection contains 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.

Biographical / Historical

Norwood Penrose Hallowell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 13, 1839, the son of Morris Lonstreth Hallowel and Hannah Smith Penrose. He entered Haverford College in 1851 and left in 1853. He studied at Harvard 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 States. Hallowell's family was strongly Quaker and abolitionist, so during the Civil War he and his family were involved on the side of the Union. 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.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one volume.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Col. N. P. Hallowell January 10, 1902.

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
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
June, 2018
Description rules
dacs

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