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The Third Side of the Coin


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 Third Side of the Coin was a humor magazine published at Haverford. The Third Side of the Coin was founded in 1994 by editor Jon Adams, though this is likely a pen name. Many other writers for The Third Side of the Coin also used fake names. Many issues state that the magazine was not concerned with "coherence or facts." One issue mentions a joint publication with Haverford poetry zine Foetid.

This collection contains three issues of The Third Side of the Coin, a Haverford humor magazine. Issues contain top ten lists, short stories, and one-liners. Most content related to life at Haverford, some common themes included making fun of the DC and mocking Honor Council.

Arranged chronologically

Processed by Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz, completed November 2020. Additional description completed by Maia Schwallie, December 2022.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Lauryn White, Sarah Horowitz, and Maia Schwallie
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)

Collection Inventory

Box 1

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