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Samuel L. Fox compositions


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

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Samuel Lewis Fox was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and entered Haverford in 1850. He left Haverford at the end of his freshman year in 1851. He worked as an optician and manufacturer of scientific instruments and was a member of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences, and the Franklin Institue. He was married to Harriet Brown and died in Philadelphia on November 12, 1912.

This collection contains five compositions written by Samuel L. Fox. Four of the compositions are titled "The Ant," "The Necessity of Controlling the Passions," "Indolence Contrasted with Industry," and "The Warrior." One of the compositions is untitled, but the subject of the composition is Madame Roland during the French Revolution.

Arranged chronologically.


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

Samuel L. Fox compositions, 1851.
Box 1

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