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SFHL/SCA/stu. Student Groups and Activities

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/SCA/stu

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College Athletic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q015
Overview This collection contains records of the Swarthmore College Athletic Association (SCAA), a student organization that held various administrative responsibilities relating to men's athletics. It was founded in 1877 and dissolved ca. 1939. The collection also contains materials concerning the Athletic Advisory Committee, Athletic Committee, and Athletic Advisory Board, organizations that facilitated cooperation on athletic issues between the SCAA and alumni and faculty.
Dates: 1877-1926

Swarthmore College. Black Cultural Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q006
Overview Contains the records of the Black Cultural Center, founded in 1969 and located on the campus of Swarthmore College. The BCC serves as a home for a number of organizations on campus including SASS (Swarthmore African-American Student Society), Gospel Choir, and Mjumbe, a literary magazine representing black students. The collection includes constitution, minutes, correspondence, and other records of SASS, the records of the Gospel Choir which was founded in 1971, and recent records of Mjumbe, a...
Dates: 1968-2000

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 Committee Opposed to Registration and the Draft (CORD) artwork

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q038
Overview This collection consists of twelve paintings created by Swarthmore College students as an expression of reactions to the Gulf War. The artworks were created as part of a group activity, "War Art Painting Session," sponsored by Junto and the Swarthmore Committee Opposed to Registration and the Draft (CORD).
Dates: 1991-02-16

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

 Collection
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

Debate Board Records (Swarthmore College)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q026
Overview In 1903, the Oratorical Association, together with College faculty, invited representatives from preparative schools to compete in an Interscholastic Oratorical Contest held at Swarthmore College. Within a few years, public high schools were also invited to compete. In June 1903, Professor Pearson was elected president of the Swarthmore College Debate Board. The collection includes one bound volume containing the minutes of the Debate Board, 1903-1922, and literature and scoring of the...
Dates: 1903-1922

Delphic Literary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q002
Overview The Delphic Literary Society was a Swarthmore College men's literary society established in 1874. In 1913, the group merged with the Eunomian Society to became the Athenaeum. Records include the Delphic Literary Society's constitution, histories of the group, minutes, library and financial records, censor's accounts, miscellaneous papers and scattered issues from 1890 to 1902 of the Delphic Chronicle and Delphic Oracle.
Dates: 1874-1913