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Scientific Society of Haverford College records


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

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At the first meeting of the organization in 1899, Professor Edwards explained the goal of the group would be "not to have formal papers, but five, ten, or fifteen minute talks, to be followed by general discussions", which, he thought, "would be far more profitable than lengthy papers". Participation in the program was to be entirely voluntary. The organization s"hould be in the hands of the students, and governed by a simple, informal constitution. There should be an executive committee, or board, to look after the arrangement of meetings and programs." Their meetings consisted of talks, primarily by Haverford students and faculty, followed by discussion.

This collection contains minutes of the Scientific Society of Haverford College between the years 1899 and 1917.

This collection is organized in one volume.

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 Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Collection Inventory

Meeting minutes, 1899-1917.
Volume 1

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