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Austin Wright, Jr. letter


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

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Austin Wright, Jr. entered Haverford in 1921 and graduated in 1925. He was born May 20, 1904, and lived in Bedford, Pennsylvania. He became a professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University, specializing in Victorian literature. He died in 1979.

This collection contains one letter written by Austin Wright, Jr. to his mother. Wright tells his mother about the weather at Haverford, a pair of pants he has worn through, and the status of his half-year marks, among other remarks about his first year at Haverford. The collection also contains the envelope addressed to his mother in Bedford, PA.


Processed by Maia Schwallie, completed April 2023.

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

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Austin Wright, Jr. letter, 1922 February 11.
Box 1

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