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Thomas Chase presidential papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCB-001-003

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two addresses on education given by Thomas Chase, President of Haverford College from 1875 to 1886. Chase's "Educational Addresses" was published by the Teachers' Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1868. At the time, Chase was a professor at Haverford. The collection also includes two copies of "Liberal Education: Its Objects and Methods," which was delivered at the opening of Bryn Mawr College and published in 1886.

Dates

  • Creation: 1868-1886

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Thomas Chase (1827-­1892) was the son of Anthony and Lydia (Earle) Chase of Worcester, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University in 1848, where he later taught for one year. He began teaching at Haverford College in 1855, where he taught philosophy and both classical and English literature. He served on the American Committee for the revision of the Bible from 1881­ to 1884. In 1875, he was named president of Haverford College, a position from which he resigned in 1886 due to failing health. He married Alice Underhill Cromwell (ca. 1837­-1882), of New York, in 1860. They had four sons and one daughter.

Extent

0.1 linear ft. (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of two addresses on education given by Thomas Chase, President of Haverford College from 1875 to 1886.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Related Materials

Thomas Chase papers, 1843-1947 (HC.MC.965)

Processing Information

Processed by Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, completed November 2021.

Title
Thomas Chase presidential papers
Author
Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger
Date
November, 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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