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Edwin Tomlinson autograph album


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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Edwin Tomlinson was born in Laurel Hills, New Jersey, on January 2nd, 1841. Tomlinson entered the Academical Department at Haverford College in 1855, and left at the end of sophomore year in 1859. After leaving Haverford College, Tomlinson became a farmer. He died in Kirkwood, New Jersey, on April 22nd, 1896. He was the father of Ephraim Tomlinson and Sarah T. Inskeep.

The Edwin Tomlinson autograph album contains signatures and selected quotes from students at Haverford College from 1858 to 1859. The album was compiled by Tomlinson, and contains the signatures of many of his peers and officers. Quotes from various sources, including Longfellow and Cicero, accompany the signatures throughout the book.

Materials are arranged by the creator.

Processed by Addison Conn; completed April, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Addison Conn
Finding Aid Date
April, 2018
Gift of Ephraim Tomlinson Gill, May 12th, 1933
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Edwin Tomlinson autograph album, 1858-1859.
Volume 1

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