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Class of 1880 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

This collection contains materials created by Haverford College Class of 1880. The cremation ceremony took place at Haverford throughout the late nineteenth-century when the sophomore class burned the most hated textbook in a ritualistic ceremony.

This collection consists of a program for the cremation ceremony conducted by the Class of 1880 at the end of their sophomore year in 1878.

Processed by Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, completed April 2022.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger
Finding Aid Date
April, 2022
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Class of 1880 records, 1878.
Box 1

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