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Richard C. Paxson letters


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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Richard C. Paxson was a Haverford College student between 1853 and 1859, when he graduated with A.B. degree. He later worked as a Deputy Treasurer in San Francisco.

The collection contains letters written by Richard C. Paxson to his brother and sister about the funeral of Haverford College's first president, Joseph Gibbons Harlan, and his leisure time at Haverford. Included are original letters, their rewritten printouts and a copy of "Ante-Bellum Haverford" from 1941 featuring these letters.

The materials are arranged chronologically.

Processed by Alexa Horkava, completed October 2021

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexa Horkava
Finding Aid Date
October, 2021
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Collection Inventory

Richard C. Paxson letters, 1857-1859.
Box 1

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