Papers, 1843-1947 (bulk 1843-1892).

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Chase, Thomas, 1827-1892. Papers, 1843-1947 (bulk 1843-1892).

Papers, 1843-1947 (bulk 1843-1892).

Correspondence, portraits, photographs, clippings, articles, addresses, lecture notes, diary and misc. papers related to Thomas Chase, his family and his years at Haverford as professor and president of the college. Correspondence chiefly discusses academic and administrative matters, literature, religion (work of American Bible Revision Committee), Society of Friends (D.B. Updegraff) and travel; includes letters from Alfred W. Bennet, Edward Bettle, J. Bevan Braithwaite, Alice Chase, Caroline Chase, Lucy Chase, Josiah Parsons Cooke, Charles William Eliot, Alfred Cope Garrett, Daniel Coit Gilman, Francis B. Gummere, Thomas Hodgkin, Richard Mott Jones, Thomas Kimber, Francis T. King, Edward Hicks Magill, James E. Rhoads, J.G. Rosengarten, Alden Sampson, Philip Schaff, Edward Lawrence Scull, Clement Lawrence Smith, George Stuart, James Carey Thomas, Ellis Yarnall and others. Includes letter (1854) of Chase to his family telling of a visit to Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Florence and letter of Caroline Chase telling of her and her father's visit to Robert Browning in 1883; also travel letters (1886) of Caroline Chase while in England and Scotland; letter (1865) of Alice Cromwell Chase telling of Haverford's reaction to the death of Abraham Lincoln; Thomas Chase's addresses (1867-1885 incomplete) to Haverford's graduating classes; lectures and lecture notes on English literature, origin of Latin, American poets, art, Abraham Lincoln, and other topics; diary (1883) of Thomas Chase; biographical material on Chase, including an autobiographical sketch.

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