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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

Founders Bell, Haverford College A tour group peers at Founders Bell, which is inscribed with the college motto and the year 1867. Circa 1952. Courtesy of College Archives.

Founders Bell

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.

Copernicus' De revolutionibus orbium coelestium A first edition, published in the 16th century, of Copernicus' De revolutionibus orbium coelestium is one of many significant books in Haverford's Special Collections.

Accessible Treasures

At Magill Library’s Special Collections, the focus is on making the Library’s extraordinary holdings—and the up-close glimpses of history they offer—widely available to faculty, students and scholars. The Fall 2010 issue of HAVERFORD magazine delves deeper into these accessible treasures.

Founders Bell, Haverford College A tour group peers at Founders Bell, which is inscribed with the college motto and the year 1867. Circa 1952. Courtesy of College Archives.

Founders Bell

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

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

Copernicus' De revolutionibus orbium coelestium A first edition, published in the 16th century, of Copernicus' De revolutionibus orbium coelestium is one of many significant books in Haverford's Special Collections.

Accessible Treasures

At Magill Library’s Special Collections, the focus is on making the Library’s extraordinary holdings—and the up-close glimpses of history they offer—widely available to faculty, students and scholars. The Fall 2010 issue of HAVERFORD magazine delves deeper into these accessible treasures.