Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 142 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students.
Overview This album contains 22 photographs, including the Haverford College class of 1865, portraits of infants and women (unidentified), an image of Haverford College, a group of men carrying guns, and a painting with farm animals in it.
Overview This small volume contains songs and poems collected by Thomas S. Downing Jr. (1852–1926) during his time at Haverford College. Downing, the son of a prosperous farmer in West Whiteland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, attended Haverford from 1869 through 1872. After graduating, Downing returned to Chester County and became a farmer. Various Haverford students wrote verses in Downing's songbook, some traditional and some original compositions. They cover a wide variety of topics and offer...
Dates: 1869–1872, 1882
Overview These records document the history of Eighth Dimension, Haverford's community service organization. The collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence related to 8D activities, and many flyers and other ephemera advertising events and volunteer opportunities.
Overview The scrapbook, also referred to as the 'memory book', begins in 1927, during Albert Vann Fowler's time at Haverford. It contains clippings and letters from notables of the day. Additionally, there are photographs of buildings and people on Haverford's campus. The scrapbook primarily covers the endeavors of the Liberal Club, of which Albert Vann Fowler was chairman. It documents the talks of numerous speakers who came to campus, addressing topics of socialism and anti-war. Photographs include a...