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Henry Sharpless sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-130

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two sketchbooks created by Henry Sharpless after his time at Haverford. The sketchbooks include pencil drawings of objects and buildings. There are also still lifes. One of the sketchbooks contains a short note on the inside cover written by "HH.B.J.CJ".

Dates

  • Creation: 1850-1851

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Henry Hale Graham Sharpless entered Haverford in 1836 and graduated in 1840. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on October 12, 1823, and died in Chester Hills, Philadelphia on April 15, 1870. He was married to Mary Lyman Van Buren.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

French

Overview

This collection contains two sketchbooks created by Henry Sharpless after his time at Haverford.

Processing Information

Processed by Maia Schwallie and Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, completed July 2023.

Genre / Form

Title
Henry Sharpless sketchbooks
Status
Completed
Author
Maia Schwallie and Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger
Date
July, 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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