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Orthodox Oracle

 Collection
Identifier: HCL-003-069

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one issue of a Haverford student satirical newspaper from 1945. The issue included fake news articles, photographs, and fake advertisements. Many of the pieces satirized life at Haverford.

Dates

  • 1945

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Orthodox Oracle is a student satirical newspaper. The tagline for Orthodox Oracle was “The Good - The True - The Beautiful.” A disclaimer regarding the Editorial Board reminds readers that “Editorials in the Oracle do not necessarily represent the opinion of any one particular group in the vicinity, in fact, often times, they represent nothing at all.” It is unclear if there were additional issues of the publication.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains one issue of a Haverford student satirical newspaper from 1945.

Arrangement

The material is arranged chronologically.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexa Horkava, completed October 2021. Additional description completed by Maia Schwallie, December 2022.

Title
Orthodox Oracle
Status
Completed
Author
Alexa Horkava and Maia Schwallie
Date
October, 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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