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Henry Hartshorne manuscript

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-118

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry, written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.


  • 1845-1847


Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Henry Hartshorne (1823-1897) was born March 16, 1823 in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Joseph and Anna (Bonsall) Harthsorne. Hartshorne attended Haverford College, and graduated in 1839. He later graduated with an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, in 1845. He taught at Central High School, and at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1849, Hartshorne married Mary Elizabeth Brown. From 1871-1876, Hartshorne taught as a professor at Women's Medical College and Girard College. He served as the editor of Friends Review. In 1863, he was made a member of the American Philosophic Society. Hartshorne went on a religious visit to Japan in 1893, and he died in Tokyo, Japan on February 10, 1897.


0.06 Linear Feet





Related materials

  • MC 1030 Hartshorne family papers
  • MC 1153 Esther B. Rhoads papers
  • MC 1170 Cope-Evans family papers
  • MC 1184 Families of Philadelphia collection

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November 2015.
Henry Hartshorne manuscript, 1845-1847
Kara Flynn
November 2015
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