John Louis Haney papers, 1887-1959


Date: 1887-1959 | Size: 36 volume(s)


These papers include diaries (1887-1959), lists of books read (1887-1904), scrapbooks relating to Haney, his family, friends, and Central High School, and original and revised drafts of Haney's autobiography entitled "Days of My Years" (1954).

Background note

John Louis Haney was a professor of English and president of Central High School, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1929.

Collection Information

Physical description

36 volumes.


Presented by John Louis Haney, 1958-1960; accessioned, 1958 (1958 2149ms). See in-house shelf list for additional accession numbers.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Central High School (Philadelphia, Pa.)


  • Autobiographies.
  • Diaries.
  • Scrapbooks.


  • Educators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.