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Nelson A. White diaries


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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Nelson A. White was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 14th, 1901, and entered Haverford College in 1919. He was the son of Harry G. White and Fannie Arold.

The Nelson A. White collection contians five diaries from 1922 to 1932. The five volumes are written in Wanamaker diaries with White's entries written in pencil for each day. The diaries come printed with historical, astrological, and meteoroligcal information between each diary entry, as well as advertisements of the time period.

Materials are arranged chronologically by date of creation.

Processed by Addison Conn; completed February, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Addison Conn
Finding Aid Date
February, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Diary, 1922.
Volume 1
Diary, 1927.
Volume 2
Diary, 1928.
Volume 3
Diary, 1931.
Volume 4
Diary, 1932.
Volume 5

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