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Henry J. Cadbury Letter


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

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Henry J. Cadbury was born on December 1st, 1883 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Haverford and earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University. In 1947, he accepted a Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee and the Religious Society of Friends. Cadbury passed away on October 7th, 1974.

Avis G. Clarke was born on July 13th, 1902 in Webster, Massachusetts. She was a cataloger for the American Antiquarian Society in 1966. Clarke passed away December 7th, 1984. The American Antiquarian Society, located in Worcester, Massachusetts, is both a learned society founded in 1812 and a national research library that has been running since 1876.

This collection contains a 1966 letter sent to Henry J. Cadbury by Avis G. Clarke on behalf of the American Antiquarian Society. Clarke and the Society ask Cadbury about information regarding the origin of American "Epistles" printed before 1820.

Single Item.

Unknown Acquisition.

Processed by Erick Iraheta, completed March, 2023.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Erick Iraheta
Finding Aid Date
March, 2023
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Henry J. Cadbury Letter.
Box 63

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