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Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings through January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from the 13th to the 17th century.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

"Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964. "Lady in a heraldic mantle", "Robert Skerne", and "Joan Skerne" rubbings donated by Maxine and David Cook, Class of 1964.

Monumental Brass Rubbings

Lasting Impressions: Monumental Brass Rubbings October 25, 2013 – January 10, 2014 The Libraries and the Chesick Scholars Program present this student-curated exhibition—held in honor of President Dan Weiss’s inauguration—that explores the art, meaning, and history of monumental brasses from … Continue reading

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.

Strawbridge Observatory Astronomy Library, Haverford College The Astronomy Library inside of Strawbridge Observatory.

Astronomy Library

The Haverford College Libraries act as a locus of intellectual activity supporting the teaching, research and learning needs of the Haverford community. Infused with Haverford’s Quaker heritage and values, they support the mission of the College to develop academic excellence … Continue reading

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Fingerprints of Giants Edward Sheriff Curtis, Bow River–Black River, 1914, Photogravure, Gift, George Wood, 1932.

The Fingerprints of Giants

The Fingerprints of Giants: Selections from the Haverford College Fine Art Photography Collection. February 25–April 26, 2013 The Alcove Gallery, Magill Library Features the “giants” who shaped and defined the photographic medium over the past 175 years.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.