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SFHL/FHL/SC. Small Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/SC
This record group includes small collections that are less than a box-worth of material.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-008
Abstract Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.

Insurance Company of North America fire insurance surveys of Quaker buildings in the Philadelphia area

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-127
Abstract This collection includes surveys by the Insurance Company of North America of Quaker schools and meetinghouses in the Philadelphia area, including Philadelphia Western District, Germantown Friends School, Swarthmore College, and Chester Preparative School. These surveys include detailed architectural information.

Annie M. Lukens papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-077
Abstract This collection includes letters and papers of Annie M. Lukens, written while she attended Swarthmore College. Included are letters to her parents, describing her daily schedule and activities, and several brief anecdotes.

Emmor Roberts transcribed letters to Israel Roberts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-282
Overview Collection of typed transcribed letters written by Emmor Robert, New Jersey Quaker farmer, to his son, Israel Roberts, a student at Swarthmore College, Class of 1878. Contains descriptions of daily life on the farm, family and Quaker local news.

Swarthmore College Student manuscript publications

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-249
Abstract Contains two handwritten student publications created by early students at Swarthmore College. Star, Vol. 1#4, is dated 1874 and apparently compiled by several authors, with notes on campus life and comments. Three issues of The Sun Flower, 1877-1878, were probably created by men students in the Sciences. They include commentary on classes and student life and satiric drawings. This publication was a gift to Friends Historical Library in 1934 from Edward Martin, Class of 1878, a prominent...

Writings related to the Early History of Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-245
Abstract This collection of correspondence and reminiscences concerns the early history of Swarthmore College including its founding, formative years, and student life.