Category Archives: Campus

The view of Founders Green from Founders Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison The view of Founders Green from Founders Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison

The Campus/STARS rating

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded Haverford College … Continue reading

Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections. Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections.

O. Winston Link

Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

The Library in 1865

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.

Generative Gardening Squash blossoms in the Haverford Garden. Photo: Alanna Matteson '15.

Garden Internship

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship‘s Haverford Garden internship encourages students to think creatively about how gardening (or more generally, food) connects to the strictly theoretical work they do in the classroom.

The view of Founders Green from Hilles Hall. Photo by Howard Korn The view of Founders Green from Hilles Hall. Photo by Howard Korn

The Campus

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.

Dave Barry '69 signed copies of his book You Can Date Boys When You're 40, after reading excerpts for the audience (video). Photo: Brad Larrison. Dave Barry '69 signed copies of his book You Can Date Boys When You're 40, after reading excerpts for the audience (video). Photo: Brad Larrison.

Alumni Weekend Recap

More than 1,000 alumni returned to campus the last weekend in May for Alumni Weekend. Missed it? Check out the photo gallery or our social media Storify on the HaverBlog.

A PhotoPile of Instagram photos. A PhotoPile of Instagram photos.

Instagram

If Instagram is your preferred social media site, then you’re in luck! The College has an Instagram account at “haverfordedu,” so please follow us there. Don’t forget to tag all your Haverford-related Instagram pics with the hashtag #HaverfordCollege!

Wartime Haverford Courtesy of College Archives.

Wartime Haverford

The Army Specialized Training Program (or A.S.T.P.) included basic engineering, foreign area and language studies, which were taught at Haverford in 1943 and 1944, as part of the program to add non-combatant service students during World War II.

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

The Penn Treaty Elm

Haverford’s serene campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.