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Catherine Brinton Cary 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.

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Cathy Cary was born in Richmond, Indiana, in 1924. Her family moved to Pendle Hill, where her parents served as co-directors. Cary attended Westtown Boarding School and Antioch College, where she studied psychology and occupational therapy. She met her husband, John Richard Cary, at a Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, in the early 1950s. They moved to Haverford, Pennsylvania, where her husband taught German at Haverford College. She died in 2016.

The collection is comprised of a single folder of papers related to Catherine Brinton Cary, and includes a copy of a short book entitled "Ibaraki Here and There," about a trip to Japan; a poem composed on the death of Charles Fisher (1829); and a typed "Chronology of Her Life" by Edith Sharpless.


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

Papers, 1829, 1930.
Box 40 Folder 1

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