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William Wistar Comfort lecture notes and papers


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.

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William Wistar Comfort served as the president of Haverford College between the years 1917 and 1940. He was a polymath, author of many books dealing with Quaker topics, and a translator. He taught many courses on Quakerism, notes on which are contained in this collection.

The collection consists of William Wistar Comfort's lecture notes, dated 1941-1953, pertaining to a course on Quakerism that he taught at Haverford College, general notes on Quakerism, and a 1956 typescript of the History of Haverford.

The arrangement reflects the original order of the materials.

Processed by Alexandra Horkava; completed September, 2019.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Horkava
Finding Aid Date
September, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Notes on Quakerism, 1941 - 1953.
Box 1
History of Haverford typescript, 1956.
Box 1
Notes on Course on Quakerism , 1943 - 1953.
Box 1

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