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Elizabeth Peace Sturges Anthony Poetry Book


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

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Elizabeth Peace Sturges Anthony was born on May 11, 1910 in Providence, RI. She graduated from Smith College in 1933 and obtained a masters in social work from the University of Pennsylvania in 1955. Anthony worked at the Marriage Counsel of Philadelphia and the Friends Service in West Chester as a certified marriage counselor. She and her husband Robert Anthony were lifelong members of the Third Street Friends Meeting and published Water Over the Dam together in 1972, a collection of her poems and his artwork. Anthony also published Waves in the Making, a book of her own artwork and poems. She passed away on April 11, 2012.

Sourced from:

Folder including one book of poems written and compiled by Elizabeth Peace Sturges Anthony as a Christmas gift for Edith Warren Johnson. Subjects in her poems include love, friendship, and her relationship to animals and nature.

This collection is comprised of one book in a folder.

Unknown acquisition.

Processed by Campbell Adams, September 2023.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Campbell Adams
Finding Aid Date
September, 2023
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Poetry book.
Box 63

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