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The Grasshopper: A Vacation Freak of the Grasshoppers


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

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The Grasshopper was created by The Everett Society, a Haverford society known for its anti-slavery sentiments and its opposition to the exclusivity of other Haverford literary societies. The members of the Everett Society referred to themselves as "Grasshoppers." This is the first issue of the Grasshopper, published as a complement to the society's other publication "The Bud." The Grasshopper, alternatively, served as a newsletter rather than a literary publication. The Grasshopper was renamed "O Tetti" in 1874.

This collection contains two copies of the same edition of The Grasshopper. The issue includes a farewell address to the Class of 1873, stories about cricket and croquet, and general thoughts about life at Haverford. There are also quotes from poems and a "Sophomore Song."

Arranged chronologically.

Processed by Maia Schwallie, completed March 2023.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Maia Schwallie
Finding Aid Date
March, 2023
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

The Grasshopper: A Vacation Freak of the Grasshoppers, 1873 July 3.
Box 1

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