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Swarthmore Historical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-016

Scope and Contents

The Swarthmore Historical Society was founded in 1988, and its collections were deposited in Friends Historical Library in 1996. The records include legal and financial papers of the organization, minutes, projects, and related historic preservation work supporting the Swarthmore Planning Commission and Swarthmore Borough Task Force on Historic Preservation.

Dates

  • 1988-2014

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

The Swarthmore Historical Society was founded in 1988, and its collections were deposited in Friends Historical Library in 1996. The records include legal and financial papers of the organization, minutes, projects, and related historic preservation work supporting the Swarthmore Planning Commission and Swarthmore Borough Task Force on Historic Preservation.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into 7 series:
  1. Minutes
  2. Legal and Financial
  3. Projects
  4. Correspondence
  5. Clippings
  6. Historic Preservation
  7. Memorabilia

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Swarthmore Historical Society

Processing Information

The records originally were stored in Swarthmore Historical Society Reference Files/ RG7/004. With additional donations from previous and current Board members, a separate RG 7 number was assigned and the records described.

Creator

Title
Swarthmore Historical Society Records, 1988-2014
Author
FHL staff
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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