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Kate Thompson scrapbook


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Overview and metadata sections

Kate Thompson was from Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Fairmount Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies and graduated in the class of 1880.

This scrapbook was created by Kate Thompson, a woman from Tennessee, over the course of four years- 1877-1881. The main features of the volume are the photographs, pictures, and newspaper clippings from both her time at the Fairmount Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies and her travels to major European capitals. There are pressed plants, caricatures, a peacock feather, greeting and calling cards, and pencil drawings in addition to the photographs and pictures. Some of these items have hand-written descriptions and dates.

Single volume

This scrapbook was purchased by Quaker & Special Collections in 2019.

Processed by Lillian Sweeney, completed February 2020

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Lillian Sweeney
Finding Aid Date
February, 2020
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Volume 1

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