Category Archives: In the Collection

Elkinton Family Letters Quaker & Special Collections received a collection of more than 5,000 letters, photographs and documents, which capture more than 100 years of Quaker history, from Rev. Dr. Theodora Elkinton Waring

Elkinton Family Letters

Haverford’s Quaker Collection spans the history of the Society of Friends from 17th-century Britain to the present day in many parts of the world, with emphasis on Quakerism as lived and practiced in the eastern United States and antecedent American … Continue reading

Maxfield Parrish Chemistry Notebook "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections.

In the Collection: Maxfield Parrish

In the Collection Artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, Class of 1892, already showed great promise while a student here, as evidenced by his fabulously illustrated chemistry notebook. The notebook is part of the Maxfield Parrish Collection, which includes letters, manuscripts, … Continue reading