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Newbold Hough Trottter ethics notebook


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

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Newbold Hough Trotter was born January 24th, 1827, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He entered Haverford College in 1841, and left in 1844. During his life he was a clerk, hardware merchant, and an artist. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the Philadelphia Society of Artists. He was also a member of the Germantown Home Guards and fought at Antietam. His artwork was featured in the Centennial Exhibit in 1876, and animals tended to be the subjects of his work. He married Annie M. Dawson on October 10, 1855. He had two children: Joseph Trotter and Ann Hough. He died February 21st, 1898, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The collection is one volume of Newbold Hough Trotter's notes on ethics for a class at Haverford College. The notes are from a 1843 course in ethics by Daniel B. Smith. The notebook is labeled as "volume one" and its contents are spereated into different books of ethics. The notes are handwritten, and are detailed with lecture notes and textual notes.

Materials are arranged chronologically.

The Newbold Hough Trottter ethics notebook was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in May, 1936 by Leonora Goodnow.

Processed by Addison Conn; completed February, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Addison Conn
Finding Aid Date
February, 2018
Gift of Leonora Goodnow, May 1936
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Ethics notebook, 1843.
Volume 1

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