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Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-025
Overview

The manuscripts of Wilmer A. Cooper include his master's thesis for Haverford College and a paper he wrote while at Yale University Divinity School.

Dates: 1948-1950

J.P. Elkinton autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-116
Overview

J. P. Elkinton’s autobiography describes his childhood and family, his attendance at Haverford College, from which he graduated in 1908. He also describes his experiences with the Society of Friends, particularly his travels on religious visits, and his adult life with his wife, Mary Bucknell, and their children. In addition to stories from various periods of his life, he provides biographical sketches of his family members.

Dates: 1966

"Foundations of English Literature"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-135
Overview

"Foundations of English Literature," written by F.B. Gummere, a professor of English at Haverford, discusses the history of the English language, and the history of various genres of English literature.

Dates: Undated.

"The Trail of Life in the Middle Years"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-054
Overview The manuscript of Rufus M. Jones, entitled "The Trail of Life in the Middle Years," is the third volume in an autobiographical series, of which the two preceding volumes are: "Finding the Trail of Life" and "The Trail of Life in College." The narrative begins in the year 1893, when Jones became the editor of "The Friends Review" and began teaching philosophy at Haverford College. In it, he discusses the state of the Society of Friends at the time, and discusses his personal reconciliation of...
Dates: 1934

Rufus M. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

Stephen Meader manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-126
Overview

The collection includes three unpublished stories: "The Fight for the Marsh," "The Freedom Trail," and "The Hawley House Mystery."

Dates: 1972, undated

T. Vail Palmer manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-144
Overview

This collection is comprised of two typed manuscripts written by T. Vail Palmer Jr. during his time as a T. Wistar Brown Fellow at Haverford College from 1976 to 1977.

Dates: 1976-1977

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

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