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Haverford College Special Events records


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

The materials in this collection mark significant events in Haverford College's history, including transitions in leadership and academic rites of passage.

Materials pertaining to various Haverford College events, including inaugurations, addresses, and dedications. The materials in this collection date from 1835 to 2017.

This collection is arranged thematically and chronologically.

Further accruals are expected

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo, Ella Culton, and Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, completed July, 2021

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger and Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Finding Aid Date
July, 2021
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Isaac Sharpless inauguration, 1887.
Box 1
Felix Morley inauguration, 1940.
Box 1
Gilbert White inauguration, 1946.
Box 1
Hugh Borton inauguration, 1957.
Box 1
Tom Kessinger inauguration, 1988.
Box 1
Daniel Weiss inauguration, 2013.
Box 1

Addresses to Haverford students, 1835, 1888.
Box 1
Howard Comfort remarks at Conklin Gate, ca. 1899.
Box 1
Howard Comfort Remarks at Roberts Hall Opening, 1903.
Box 1
Tom Tritton Reponse to September 11th Attacks, 2001.
Box 1

Founders' Day, 1898-1991.
Box 1
Haverford Founders' Day alumni registry, 1898 October 15.
Volume 1
Haverford College Founders' Day register, 1931.
Volume 2

Spring Day, 1954-1957.
Box 1
Junior Day Exercises, 1870-1897.
Box 1
Junior Promenade, 1933.
Box 1
Dance cards, 1922-1929.
Box 1
Francis B. Gummere Centenary, 1955.
Box 1
Dedications, 1983-2013.
Box 1
Memorials, 1867-2014.
Box 1
Retirement programs, 2017.
Box 1
Miscellaneous events, 1932-2014.
Box 1
William Pyle Phillips Celebration scrapbook, 1952.
Volume 3
50th Reunion scrapbook (Class of 1867, 1917, 1967), ca. 1850-1960.
Volume 4

Print, Suggest