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Haverford College admissions forms, informational materials, and reports


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.

Overview and metadata sections

Many of the more recent materials in this collection were produced by the Haverford College Office of Admission while some older materials were produced before the creation of that office.

This collection contains admissions and application information, financial aid information, tuition information, and an annual admissions report. One folder contains admissions packets that contain everything that a prospective student would need to apply to Haverford. Another folder contains detailed information about financial aid at Haverford and how to receive it. Another folder gives various statistics about admissions. The collection also contains a information about tutition in the 1950s, admissions policies, and a certificate of admission from 1860.

Processed by Rachel McQueen; completed November, 2023.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Rachel McQueen
Finding Aid Date
December, 2023
Access Restrictions

Admissions Office records are closed for a period of 25 years from the date of the creation of the record.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Admissions materials, 1973-2002.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

5 admissions packets with applications; 1 transfer student admissions packet; 9 documents that outline the important aspects of Haverford for prospective freshmen; 6 admissions booklets; 1 application supplement.

Financial aid, 1964-1997.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

15 financial aid information pamphlets; 2 scholarship pamphlets; 2 financial aid stats cards; 1 Financial Aid Awards document; 2 financial aid at Haverford documents; 2 copies of the financial aid application; 1 admitted student financial aid info document

Admissions policy, 1972-1977.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

This folder contains one document about the College's finances and how they relate to admissions, one document discusses admitting women, and one document lists a chronological timeline of the changes made to the admissions policy.

Tuition, 1953.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a letter to students about increased tuition.

Applicants and enrollment, 1967-1973.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

The materials in this folder provide admission statistics for Haverford in 1968 and for the Tri-College Consortium in 1973.

Admissions certificate, 1860 March 3.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

This is a certificate welcoming William A. Coates to full standing as a Haverford student following a probationary period.

Office of Admission annual report (Restricted until 2033), 2008.
Box 1

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