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Class of 1872 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

14 people graduated from the Haverford College in 1872; seven more people were a part of the class at one point, but did not graduate with the class.

This collection contains a bible, poetry book, minutes, accounts, and photograph album from the Haverford College class of 1872.

The volumes in this collection are arranged chronologically.

The Class of 1872 poetry book was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1946 by Helen Cadbury Bush.

The Class of 1872 bible was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College by Ellis Y. Brown.

The rest of the volumes' acquisition information is unknown.

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo; completed June, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Finding Aid Date
June, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Class of 1872 poetry book, 1868.
Volume 1
Scope and Contents

A volume with poems.

Class of 1872 accounts of Haverford College, 1868-1871.
Volume 2
Scope and Contents

A book of their accounts with receipts inserted.

Class of 1872 minutes, 1868-1875.
Volume 3
Scope and Contents

The volume begins with the constitution of the class of 1872 and then contains notes from their meetings. In the back there is a page with a list of money received from classmates for pictures. There are also a few pieces of paper placed inside the volume, including a letter, an invitation to a Logonian society event, and a menu.

Class of 1872 photograph album, 1872.
Volume 4
Scope and Contents

An album of portraits of administration, faculty, and students with handwritten labels.

Class of 1872 bible, undated.
Volume 5
Scope and Contents

Includes pages with information about the members of the class of 1872, their names, birthdays, and some of their death dates.

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