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James R. Frorer papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1308

Scope and Contents

This collection contains seven boxes relating to James Frorer's Quaker book collection, including several boxes of card catalogs and accession book.

Dates

  • Creation: 1920-2002

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical / Historical

James Robert Frorer (1893-1983) was born at Cooperstown, Pennsylvania to Henry Frorer Jr. and Susan Lynch Frorer. Frorer became Quaker in high school. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a bachelor's degree in 1915. He married Isabella Johnston on October 15, 1918. Frorer primarly worked for the Atlas Powder Company, and became vice president in 1951. He volunteered with many Friends organizations including Friends Journal and Friends Historical Association.

Extent

2.92 Linear Feet (7 boxes, two hollingers, five card boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Materials relating to James Frorer's book collections.

Arrangement

This collection has one series.

Acquisition

The James R. Frorer papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2015 by the Wilmington Friends' School.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed October, 2018.

Title
James R. Frorer papers, 1920-2002
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
October, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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