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Haverford College Rules for Freshmen collection

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-000-004

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of "Rules for Freshmen" made by the Haverford College Classes of 1899, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910 and 1931 at the start of their sophomore years. There is also one undated set of rules. All of the rules are professionally printed, many on paper the size of a small poster. The rules written by the Class of 1931 are a photocopy of the original document. Many of the rules are similar between years, notable repeats being the "no hissing" rule and the rules that require freshmen to give precedence to upperclassmen.

Dates

  • Creation: 1897-1932

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

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

Historical Note

"Rules for Freshmen" was a tradition amongst Haverford sophomores. They are a large list of rules made by the sophomores for the new freshmen in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. They were written at the beginning of the school year in the fall. The rules detailed things that the freshmen could and couldn't do, all dictated by the sophomores.

Extent

12 items (1 oversized folder)

Language

English

Overview

This collection consists of "Rules for Freshmen" made by the Haverford College Classes of 1899, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910 and 1931 at the start of their sophomore years. There is also one undated set of rules.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically within the folder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The rules for Class of 1909, and rules for Class of 1910, and one set of rules for the Class of 1908 were donated by Francis R. Taylor on September 25, 1944. Taylor was a member of the Haverford College Class of 1906.

Related Materials

Class of 1898 records (HCQ.002.1898), Class of 1901 records (HCQ.002.1901), Class of 1904 records (HCQ.002.1904), Class of 1906 records (HCQ.002.1906), Class of 1907 records (HCQ.002.1907), Class of 1908 records (HCQ.002.1908)

Processing Information

Processed by Rachel McQueen, completed December 2023.

Title
Haverford College Rules for Freshmen collection
Status
Completed
Author
Rachel McQueen
Date
December, 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections Library

Contact:
370 Lancaster Ave
Haverford PA 19041 USA US