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Quaker and Special Collections

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Current Features

Book of the Month: John Ogilby's Asia

Asia is the fifth volume of Ogilby’s collection of atlases and compiles perspectives from various accounts and provides fairly extensive translations of texts indigenous to specific regions in Asia and the Middle East.

New Digital Exhibit Illuminates Dime Novel Collection

Swarthmore student Rachel Berger '16 spent the summer reading and researching the dime novels in Haverford's Special Collections for her Tri-Co Digital Humanities internship.

Telling the Whole Story

A new exhibit looks at how a collection of ancient Greek vases came to Special Collections via a notorious art dealer (and Haverford alumnus) and at broader issues around the illicit antiquities trade.

Collection of the Month: Correspondence of Howard Comfort and Ezra Pound

This collection showcases the relationship between a Haverford classics professor and the acclaimed Modernist poet Ezra Pound.

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We will be closed June 30th and August 15. If you need access to materials on these days, please contact us to make arrangements. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Contact Info

370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041-1392
610-896-1161
hc-special@haverford.edu


Upcoming Events

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

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Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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  • 2013 Gest Fellow Kathryn Falvo
    Gest Fellow Kathryn Falvo is a Ph.D. student in History at Penn State University. Her project is entitled “Spurning the Protection of Man: Quaker Wo...
  • 2013 Gest Fellow Michael Cohen
    Gest Fellow Michael Cohen is Assistant Professor of English at the UCLA. His project is entitled “Poetry, Abolition, and a Circle of Friends....
  • 2013 Gest Fellow Jonathan Sassi
    Gest Fellow Jonathan D. Sassi is Professor of History at the College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His...

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