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The Third Side of the Coin

Identifier: HCL-003-034

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three issues of The Third Side of the Coin, a Haverford humor magazine. Issues contain top ten lists, short stories, and one-liners. Most content related to life at Haverford, some common themes included making fun of the DC and mocking Honor Council.


  • Creation: 1994 - 1995

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

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

Historical note

The Third Side of the Coin was a humor magazine published at Haverford. The Third Side of the Coin was founded in 1994 by editor Jon Adams, though this is likely a pen name. Many other writers for The Third Side of the Coin also used fake names. Many issues state that the magazine was not concerned with “coherence or facts.” One issue mentions a joint publication with Haverford poetry zine Foetid.


.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)




A humor magazine published at Haverford.


Arranged chronologically

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The Schizophrenic Mirror (HCL.003.031) The Scarlet (HCL.003.004) Sensitive Mail (HCL.003.032)

Processing Information

Processed by Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz, completed November 2020. Additional description completed by Maia Schwallie, December 2022.

The Third Side of the Coin
Lauryn White, Sarah Horowitz, and Maia Schwallie
November, 2020
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