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Walter Willits Pharo songbook

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-017

Scope and Contents

The collection contains one songbook written bu Walter Willits Pharo during his time at Haverford College (1871-1875). The songbook begins with an entry from 1872 and ends in 1874. There is an index of songs at the end of the songbook for reference.

Dates

  • 1872-1874

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Walter Willits Pharo was born in Tuckerton, New Jersey, on May 31, 1855, and entered Haverford College in 1871. In his junior year at the College, Pharo gave an oration titled "Richelieu" to his class. He was graduated in 1875, and spent his life as an iron manufacturer and dealer. He married Elizabeth Bellerby Wilson on October 30, 1894. He died in Haverford, Pennsylvania on October 10, 1919.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains one songbook written by Walter Willits Pharo during his time at Haverford College (1871-1875). He compiled a number of songs during his time at the college before going on to become an iron manufacturer.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically by creation.

Acquisition

The Walter Willits Pharo songbook was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1947 by Elizabeth W. Pharo.

Processing Information

Processed by Addison Conn; completed February, 2018.

Title
Walter Willits Pharo songbook, 1872-1874
Status
Completed
Author
Addison Conn
Date
February, 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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