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Richard C. Paxson letters

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-089

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters written by Richard C. Paxson to his brother and sister about the funeral of Haverford College's first president, Joseph Gibbons Harlan, and his leisure time at Haverford. Included are original letters, their rewritten printouts and a copy of "Ante-Bellum Haverford" from 1941 featuring these letters.

Dates

  • 1857 - 1859

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

Richard C. Paxson was a Haverford College student between 1853 and 1859, when he graduated with A.B. degree. He later worked as a Deputy Treasurer in San Francisco.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains letters written by Richard C. Paxson to his brother and sister about the funeral of Haverford College's first president, Joseph Gibbons Harlan, and his leisure time at Haverford.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged chronologically.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexa Horkava, completed October 2021

Title
Richard C. Paxson letters
Status
Completed
Author
Alexa Horkava
Date
October, 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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