Richard C. Paxson letters
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
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)