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"Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought"


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

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Allen David Hole (1866-1940) was born August 6, 1866, in Bridgeport, Indiana, the son of Benjamin Hole and Isabel Wilson Hole. He married Mary D. Hole on September 9, 1908, and the couple had two children, Allen David Hole, Jr. and Francis Doane Hole. Hole was a Quaker school teacher for many years at a number of schools including schools in Bridgeport, Indiana and Friendswood, Wisconsin. After a year in Wisconsin, Allen returned to Indiana and attended Earlham College. After graduation, Hole was the principal and sole teacher of the Sand Creek Seminary, and later became a professor at Earlham College. Allen David Hole died August 23, 1940, in Richmond, Indiana.

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript, entitled "Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought," edited by Francis Doan Hole. The manuscript includes a description of his early life, attendance at Earlham College, and essays written by Allen David Hole, which include "The Prophet," "Fundamental Concepts," "Real Safeguards for Individuals and Nations," and "He doeth all things well."

"Allen David Hole: His Life and Thought," edited by Frances Doan Hole, was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1946 by Francis Doan Hole.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
September, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, 1945.
Box 5

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