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Archives & Manuscripts

Swarthmore College

 Organization

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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..

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Swarthmore College Corporation Records

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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.

Swarthmore College Dean's Office records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-M004
Overview The Dean of Students oversees vital aspects of student life, including pre-major academic advising, career services, health and psychological services, residential life, multicultural initiatives, and social and extracurricular activities. The Swarthmore College Dean's Office records, circa 1871-2005, include correspondence files, meeting minutes, reports, clippings from the student newspaper ("The Phoenix") and other publications, and other documents pertaining to student life on campus and...