Haverford attracts intellectually curious, independent learners who value honesty, collaboration, and above all, new ways of seeing and improving the world.
As you perform real-world research and immerse yourself in hands-on learning, you'll work side-by-side with professors who are at the top of their fields.
Our mascot—the Black Squirrel—has a genetic adaptation that gives it a bold, black coat. Join our distinctive community and stand out from the pack with your fellow Haverfordians.
In the Collection
Bleak House, like all of Charles Dickens’s novels, was originally published in serial form. Issued monthly from March 1852 to September 1853, each of the 20 numbers in Bleak House contained 32 pages of text and two illustrations by H.K. Browne (known as “Phiz”).