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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

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass This 1859 letter from Frederick Douglass is part of a collection of more than 100 letters held by Special Collections written by an array of 19th-century abolitionists and others to Philadelphia businessman and … 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.

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass This 1859 letter from Frederick Douglass is part of a collection of more than 100 letters held by Special Collections written by an array of 19th-century abolitionists and others to Philadelphia businessman and … 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

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.

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.