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Francis M. Stifler scrapbook


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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Francis M. Stifler (1884-1947) was born to James Madison Stifler and Lucy H. Burnely in Roselle, New Jersey, on March 11th, 1903. He entered Haverford in 1921, and graduated in 1925. Upon graduating he took up residence in Evanston, Illinois.

This scrapbook contains various materials related to Francis M. Stifler's student life and general on-campus happenings throughout his time at Haverford (1921-1925). Collected materials include: a contacts page with names, addresses, and notes from various classmates, dating between 1921 and 1925; official college forms and correspondences, including several of Francis's report cards, library rules, and a letter sent from President W.W. Comfort to parents of college students; materials related to Haverford sporting contests, including tickets, programs, and schedules; invitations and programs from a number of on-campus events, including debate competitions and cultural performances; invitations and programs from off-campus events, including the Annual Banquet of the Baptist Students at the University of Pennsylvania; newspaper clippings related to sporting events and other on-campus happenings, including reports on the accidental death of a Haverford student and a fire that struck the Haverford barn; photographs of Haverford buildings (Barclay, Chase, Roberts, Union, Founders), Haverford students, and members of Francis's family; materials related to the events of several Haverford clubs, including the Rhinies, the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), and the Cap and Bells Club.

The collection was arranged by the creator.

Processed by Phillip Reid; completed November, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Phillip Norman
Finding Aid Date
November, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Francis M. Stifler scrapbook.
Volume: 1

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