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Archives & Manuscripts

Swarthmore College

 Organization

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College Board of Managers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-C
Overview Includes the records that document the work of the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College beginning in 1862, together with the records of the Board of Managers of the Friends Educational Association (1862). Also included are the records of committees appointed by the Board to oversee the operation of the College from its founding to the present. Records consist of minutes, committees of the Board, lists of members, resolutions, reports, papers of individual members of the Board, and secondary...
Dates: 1862 - 2018

Swarthmore College Book and Key Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q005
Overview Book and Key was a senior men's honor society that was active at Swarthmore College from 1906 to 1957. The collection contains the records of the Book and Key and the Temple Trust Association including by-laws, history, minutes, financial papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, a large Bible, and a large plaque.
Dates: 1906-1966

Swarthmore College Camera Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q028
Overview The Swarthmore Camera Club was student organization devoted to the study of photography. It sponsored an annual Lantern Slide Exhibition beginning in 1894 for which the participants took the photographs and manufactured the slides for presentation. This small collection contains a volume of minutes, 1896-1902, with some financial records and program..
Dates: 1896-1902

Chi Omega Fraternity Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q019
Overview Chi Omega Sorority, Gamma Alpha Chapter of Swarthmore College, was chartered in April 1919. This small collection contains membership cards and initiation stubs, 1919-1931.
Dates: 1919-1931

Swarthmore College Civilian Foreign Service Training Program records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J03
Overview During World War II, Swarthmore College offered relief and reconstruction training programs, initially at the graduate level for men in the Civilian Public Service (CPS), and later as an undergraduate major. This collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, syllabi, reports, and other documents relating to Civilian Foreign Service (CFS) training programs at colleges and universities, particularly the CFS program at Swarthmore. The collection was compiled by J. Roland Pennock, a...
Dates: 1942-1946

Swarthmore College classes records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R4
Overview Contains materials pertinent to each class, such as: class business records (constitution, accounts, meeting minutes); clippings; correspondence with Alumni Office; reunion planning materials; reunion yearbooks; class day materials (programs, speeches); commencement materials (press releases, information about honorary degree recipients, commencement speaker speeches/remarks); and more.
Dates: 1869 - 2015

Clippings about Swarthmore College

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-K02
Overview Original and photocopied clippings from newspapers and other publications cover topics relating to Swarthmore College, its students, faculty, and administrators.
Dates: 1862 - 2011

Community Housing Project Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q023
Overview In 1976 a group of Swarthmore College students organized to propose a communal living experience within the context of the College housing. The experiment ended after the Spring 1982 semester due to student disinterest. The collection contains proposals and studies, The Ashton House log which includes meeting minutes, informal log entries, and topics of discussion, and miscellaneous notes.
Dates: 1976-1982

William J. Cooper Foundation Committee records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-P003
Overview The William J. Cooper Foundation provides funding for lectures, exhibits, concerts, and performances at Swarthmore College. The Cooper Foundation Committee, composed of students, faculty members, and staff members, works with members of all campus constituencies to arrange events and residencies. The William J. Cooper Foundation Committee records, 1943-1974, consists of administrative files that primarily document the committee's efforts to select, arrange, and publicize events.
Dates: 1943-1974

Swarthmore College Corporation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-B
Overview Collection contains the records that document the founding of Swarthmore College, its preceding bodies and founding committees, Charter and amendments, records of stockholders and stockholders’ associations, the Incorporators and the first Board of Managers. Records consist of minutes of the Corporation, letters, books of stock certificates and ledgers.
Dates: 1854-1964 (bulk 1854-1911)