Palmer, Samuel Copeland
- Existence: 1874 - 1961
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Samuel Copeland Palmer (1874-1961) was Professor of Botany at Swarthmore College, Pa., from 1909 to 1942 and a lifelong member of the Society of Friends. In 1929, he served as botanist in Bowdoin-Baffin Land expedition under the command of Donald B. MacMillan, and after his retirement from teaching, he worked on a project to illustrate all plant species in Delaware County, Pa. This collection contains biographical material, writings, correspondence, and Swarthmore College memorabilia. It is...
File — Box: 8
Identifier: PA 10/13
Scope and Contents Leather bound commercial album with slots for cabinet-sized cards, metal clasp. Images of students, classes of 1890-1895. Of particular interest, photo of Samuel J. Entrikin, Class of 1895, in cold-weather exploration gear. All images identified.
Dates: 1890 - 1899
Overview The Arthur Hoyt Scott Horticultural Foundation was established at Swarthmore College in 1929 as a memorial to Arthur Hoyt Scott (1874-1927). The intention of the Foundation was to focus on plantings appropriate to Eastern Pennsylvania, creating a practical "garden of ideas" for amateur gardeners while at the same time improving the campus. The name changed to Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in 1986. This collection consists of slides of plants, the Scott Arboretum, Arboretum employees,...
Dates: 1925 - 2005