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Roland Herbert Bainton papers


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

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Roland Herbert Bainton (1894-1984) was born in Derbyshire, England, in 1894, and came to the United States in 1902. He received his bachelor's from Whitman College, and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He was a Protestant church historian, and taught for 42 years as a professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale. While Bainton himself was not a Quaker, his mother was. Bainton published many works on the reformation and ecclesiastical history. He died on February 13, 1984.

This collection is comprised of two photocopies of materials collected by Roland Herbert Bainton.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
January, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

A Refugee from the Netherlands.
Box 1 Folder 1 Item 1
Scope and Content note

Photocopy of a typed transcript entitled "A Refugee From the Netherlands," written by David Joris.

Literaturverzeichnis, Undated.
Box 1 Folder 1 Item 2
Scope and Content note

Photocopied pages from a published book entitled "Literaturverzeichnis."

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