Edward Rhoads correspondence
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Edward Rhoads (1841-1871) was the son of Samuel and Anne Gibbons Rhoads. He graduated from Haverford College in 1859, and received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1863, before serving as physician at the Pennsylvania Hospital. A Quaker, he refused to fight in the Civil War. He was a member of several Philadelphia societies and was a manager of Haverford College from 1868 until his death in 1871.
Letters from Edward Rhoads's parents (Samuel and Anne Gibbons Rhoads), Thomas Chase, Josiah Forster, Anna Harrison, Sophie and John Pease, Elisabeth and Henry Crosfield, William Pepper, M.A. and William Longstreth, James Carey Thomas, the Yarnall family, and others. The letters generally offer friendly regard.
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed March, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- Finding Aid Date
- March, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).