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Henry Hartshorne manuscript


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

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Henry Hartshorne (1823-1897) was born March 16, 1823, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph and Anna (Bonsall) Harthsorne. Hartshorne attended Haverford College, and graduated in 1839. He later graduated with an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, in 1845. He taught at Central High School, and at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1849, Hartshorne married Mary Elizabeth Brown. From 1871 to 1876, Hartshorne taught as a professor at Women's Medical College and Girard College. He served as the editor of Friends Review. In 1863, he was made a member of the American Philosophic Society. Hartshorne went on a religious visit to Japan in 1893, and he died in Tokyo, Japan on February 10, 1897.

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.

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

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, 1845-1847. 06 linear ft..
Volume 1
Physical Description

0.06 linear ft.

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