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Archives & Manuscripts

SFHL/SCA. Swarthmore College Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: SFHL/SCA
The Friends Historical Library collects, preserves, and provides access to the institutional archives of Swarthmore College.

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College faculty and staff files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L9
Overview Individual files on some past faculty and staff members containing newspaper clippings, obituaries, often a CV, and similar materials.

Swarthmore College Faculty Club minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L7
Overview This series contains the minutes of the meetings of the Faculty Club from 1920 to 1927.

Swarthmore College Faculty Handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L1
Overview This series contains various editions of the Swarthmore College Faculty Handbook and its predecessor publication, Faculty Regulations, as well as handbooks for Instructional Staff, Chairs, and Departmental Administrative Assistants.

Swarthmore College Meetings of the Faculty Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L2
Overview This series includes the minutes and miscellaneous records of the Faculty, in both original paper format and microfilm. The minutes for the first meeting covered in Vol. 1, for 3rd mo. 5, 1877, start with approval of the minutes of the previous meeting, indicating that there is probably a missing volume.

Swarthmore College financial records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-G
Overview The Swarthmore College financial records include materials from the college's Treasurer, Development Office, Finance Office, committees of the Board of Managers, and other entities of the college. Included are bookkeeping records for college finances, student tuition records, both printed and handwritten fundraising materials, and more.

Friends of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-P005
Overview The Friends of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College was organized in 1981 as an initiative to alleviate costs of the College's Departments of Music and Dance. Around the year 2009, activities of the Friends of Music and Dance were consolidated into the fundraising operations of the Swarthmore College Advancement Office. The Friends of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College records, 1977-2007, consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, membership registries, and other records that...

Swarthmore Gay and Lesbian Alumni Network records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R8-01
Overview In 1987, several alumni of Swarthmore College proposed to the Alumni Office the idea of forming a gay and lesbian alumni network. The network produced several issues of a newsletter, Out Together, before apparently becoming dormant. This collection includes copies of the newsletter, letters from alumni (often featuring memoirs of gay life at Swarthmore), and other materials used for the creation and production of the newsletter.

Swarthmore College General Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-V
Overview Contains topical reference files on Swarthmore College including buildings and grounds, history, activities, events, etc. Files compiled by staff of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Swarthmore College Glee Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q012
Overview This small collection consists of the records dated from 1930 to about 1940 of the Swarthmore College Glee Club, an auditioned, all-male vocal group. Includes correspondence involving performances at various venues, financial papers, a sampling of notices detailing rehearsal and meeting times, trip itineraries, group rosters, and a number of official concert programs.

Swarthmore Halcyon financial records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q034
Overview The first Swarthmore College yearbook, Halcyon was published in 1883. It has appeared annually nearly every year since. This small collection contains an advertising accounts book, receipt and expenditures journal, and banking records, 1924-1925.