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Archives & Manuscripts

Swarthmore College alumni files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R2

Scope and Contents

Files created by the alumni office and added to over time by Friends Historical Library staff. These files typically contain basic information about the student (occupation, residence, etc.), newspaper clippings and obituaries, correspondence with the alumni office (usually about donations), and sometimes other material. Occassionally includes photographs.

Dates

  • 1869 - 2018

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Files are restricted until the decease of the alum.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing 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 the reader.

Extent

250 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Files created by the alumni office and added to over time by Friends Historical Library staff. These files typically contain basic information about the student (occupation, residence, etc.), newspaper clippings and obituaries, correspondence with the alumni office (usually about donations), and sometimes other material. Occassionally includes photographs.

Arrangement

Each file is signed an arbitrary ID number, in the order the file is received by or created by FHL staff.

Other Finding Aids

An inventory of this collection exists on site. Inquire with archives@swarthmore.edu.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from Alumni Office or collected from miscellaneous sources.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library

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Swarthmore Pennsylvania 19081 USA