Main content

Haverford musical clubs collection


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 Glee Club and the Banjo Club were the first two musical clubs allowed at Haverford College. The Glee Club was founded in the fall of 1887 by students under the tutelage of Professor Frank Morley, the group's first instructor. The Banjo Club was founded around 1888. There are records of the Mandolin Club dating from 1892.

The collection contains program booklets from concerts of various musical clubs of Haverford College, including the Glee Club, Mandolin Club, and Banjo Club.

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Processed by George Tran, completed March 2024

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
George Tran
Finding Aid Date
April, 2024
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Haverford musical clubs collection, 1893-1904.
Box 1

Print, Suggest