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Franklin Whitall essays

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-067

Scope and Contents

The essays are primarily assignments for an English 12 class at Havard. There is coursework from both fall 1893 and spring 1894. Additionally, there are some personal reflections from spring 1894 and several undated works. Finally, there is a chart from the American Anthropometric Association that plots out Franklin's weight, height, girth, depth, breadth, and strength on October 24, 1889 and May 8, 1890.

Dates

  • 1889 - 1894

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Franklin Whitall was born October 11, 1871 in Germantown, Pennsylvania to James Whitall (Class of 1853; Board of Manager 1857-1896) and Mary Wistar Cope. He attended Haverford College from 1889 to 1893. During his time at Haverford, he was very active on campus. He played on multiple athletic teams and still found time to take on other endeavors, such as Glee Club. After graduating from Haverford, he attended Havard University, starting in the fall of 1893. He attended Harvard for an academic year before drowning in Boston Harbor on May 13, 1894.

Extent

.42 Linear Feet (1 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The essays are primarily assignments for an English 12 class at Havard. There is coursework from both fall 1893 and spring 1894. Additionally, there are some personal reflections from spring 1894 and several undated works. Finally, there is a chart from the American Anthropometric Association that plots out Franklin's weight, height, girth, depth, breadth, and strength on October 24, 1889 and May 8, 1890.

Arrangement

Contents are arranged in chronological order.

Related Materials

Whitall Family papers: HC.MC 1119; Whitall Family financial records: HC.MC 975-08-034

Processing Information

Processed by Anna Neuheardt, completed October 2018
Title
Franklin Whitall essays
Author
Anna Neuheardt
Date
October, 2018
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