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Thomas Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-965

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, portraits, photographs, clippings, articles, addresses, lecture notes, diary, and miscellaneous papers related to Thomas Chase, (1827-1892), his family, and his years at Haverford as professor and president of the College.

Dates

  • 1843 - 1947

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Chase (1827-­1892) was the son of Anthony and Lydia (Earle) Chase of Worcester, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University in 1848, where he later taught for one year. He began teaching at Haverford College in 1855, where he taught philosophy and both classical and English literature. He served on the American Committee for the revision of the Bible from 1881­ to 1884. In 1875, he was named president of Haverford College, a position from which he resigned in 1886 due to failing health. He married Alice Underhill Cromwell (ca. 1837­-1882), of New York, in 1860. They had four sons and one daughter.

Extent

.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Correspondence, portraits, photographs, clippings, articles, addresses, lecture notes, diary, and miscellaneous papers related to Thomas Chase (1827-1892), his family, and his years at Haverford as professor and president of the College.

Processing Information

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Title
Thomas Chase papers, 1843-1947
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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