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Correspondence, 1867-1951

 File — Box: 1

Scope and Contents

Includes letters of an earlier William Comfort. Letter writers include: Howard Comfort, William Comfort, William Wistar Comfort, Percival Fay, and C.J. Rhoads Highlights include: [Comfort], William to Howard Comfort. Westtown, [Pa.], 1867 1/10. [on brother Howard’s attendance at Haverford College; received photograph of family members] Comfort, Howard to William Wistar Comfort. Philadelphia, 1895 2/22. [reports on a Haverford reunion] Comfort, Howard to William Wistar Comfort. Philadelphia 1901 1/18. [tells WWC Board of Managers has appointed him Instructor in Romance Languages at Haverford for an annual salary of $1,000; other Haverford events and decisions] Comfort, William W. to “friend.” Philadelphia, 1945 5/31. [raising funds for Lingnan University, Comfort refers to Free China and invasion of China by Japan] Letters to WWC regarding the publishing of a book of French Romantic plays and a volume of stories. French trip, 1937. [Correspondence involving a lecture tour of France]


  • Creation: 1867-1951

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