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Albert Syze correspondence


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.

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Albert Syze (1867-1954) attended Friends Academy, Union Springs, New York. He entered Haverford College in 1894 and left in his freshman year. He was a farmer, clergyman, and minister in the Society of Friends. He married Laura Huckins in 1901.

This collection is comprised of a single folder of letters directed to Albert Syze, a Quaker who attended Haverford College in the late 19th century. Of interest is information about geographic areas for placement of missionaries by various yearly meetings. Letter writers include Phoebe Aydelotte, Fred Burgess, Lottie Farquhar, D.L. Mekeel, and Phoebe Mekeel. Letters often discuss Haverford College, as well as yearly meetings and areas of their missionary work.


Aydelotte, Phoebe S., Fall River MA, 1-23-1894. Re: foreign missions at Union Springs; yearly meetings and areas of their missionary work.

Burgess, Fred. Highland, N.Y., 6-3-1894.

Farquhar, Lottie M. San Jose, CA, April 1,. 1888.

Mekeel, D.L. (student at Haverford College, class of 1892) Haverford, PA, Jan. 1888- March, 1888 ( 3 items). Re: navy yard ships, Mekeel as YMCA convention delegate from Haverford College, description of train cars being built for use in South America.

Mekeel, Phoebe Anna. Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Apr. 1889 - Feb. 1893. (2 items). Re: the Worker including letter from Mrs. [J. Rendel] Harris

The Albert Syze correspondence was purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 1994 from Mrs. Hudson.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
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).

Collection Inventory

Archival Resource Key. Correspondence, 1888-1894.
Box 36 Folder 1

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