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Newbold Hough Trottter ethics notebook

Identifier: HCS-003-020

Scope and Contents

The collection is one volume of Newbold Hough Trotter's notes on ethics for a class at Haverford College. The notes are from a 1843 course in ethics by Daniel B. Smith. The notebook is labeled as "volume one" and its contents are spereated into different books of ethics. The notes are handwritten, and are detailed with lecture notes and textual notes.


  • Creation: 1843


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Newbold Hough Trotter was born January 24th, 1827, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He entered Haverford College in 1841, and left in 1844. During his life he was a clerk, hardware merchant, and an artist. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the Philadelphia Society of Artists. He was also a member of the Germantown Home Guards and fought at Antietam. His artwork was featured in the Centennial Exhibit in 1876, and animals tended to be the subjects of his work. He married Annie M. Dawson on October 10, 1855. He had two children: Joseph Trotter and Ann Hough. He died February 21st, 1898, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.


0.08 linear ft. (1 volume)

Language of Materials



One volume of Newbold Hough Trotter's notes on ethics for a class at Haverford College. The notes are from a course in ethics by Daniel B. Smith, which was conducted in 1843, and detail several ethical discourses prominent at the time.


Materials are arranged chronologically.


The Newbold Hough Trottter ethics notebook was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in May, 1936 by Leonora Goodnow.

Processing Information

Processed by Addison Conn; completed February, 2018.

Genre / Form



Newbold Hough Trotter ethics notebook, 1843
Addison Conn
February, 2018
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Gift of Leonora Goodnow, May 1936

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