Haverford Twopenny Press
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.
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The first issue of Haverford Twopenny Press appeared on February 21, 1964. It was published once a week during the semester. Topics were "social issues" and the weekly saw itself as "non-partisan," noting "we publish articles to stimulate controversy and action, rather than to press a particular point of view." The last issue appears to be November 27, 1965; it is unclear if publication continued after that time.
This alternative weekly published articles on social issues at the international, national state, and local level. Each issue usually contained one or two essays, signed by the authors, and a few announcements. Topics included the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam War, campus free speech demonstrations, and current events in Zanzibar, Guyana (then British Guiana), Kashmir, and Cuba.
Processed by Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz, completed November 2020
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz
- Finding Aid Date
- November, 2020
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)