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Letter to C.C. Wistar at Haverford College


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Caleb Cresson Wistar (1846-1917) was a member of the Haverford College Class of 1865. He later studied law at the University of Pennsylvania and became a wholesale and commission merchant.

The collection contains a printout and a handwritten version of a letter sent by C.C. Wistar's mother to him whilst he was studying at Haverford College. The letter was written two days after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

The materials are arranged chronologically.

Processed by Alexa Horkava, completed November 2021

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

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Letter to C.C. Wistar at Haverford College, 1865.
Box 1

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