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Edmund Rodman composition


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

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Edmund Rodman was born in New Bedford, Massachussetts in 1824 and entered Haveford's sophomore class in 1839. He was a dealer in sperm and whale oil, a candle manufacturer, an oil broker, and an artist. Rodman served 14 years on the school committee of New Bedford, 2 years as chairman. He was also the secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Friends' Academy in New Bedford fo 35 years, and a trustee of the same association. He was also a member of the Home Guard for six months in 1861. He died in New Bedford in 1903.

This collection contains one composition written by Edmund Rodman. The composition is 8 pages long and was written in New Bedford in 1857, after his time at Haverford. The composition is titled "Edmund Burke as a Reformer."


Processed by Maia Schwallie, completed March 2023.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Maia Schwallie
Finding Aid Date
March, 2023
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Edmund Rodman composition, 1857 June 25.
Box 1

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