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William Hyde Appleton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D03
Overview This collection contains correspondence, a notebook, and an organic chemistry examination from the papers of William Hyde Appleton, third President of Swarthmore College (1890-1891).
Dates: 1890-1891

Swarthmore College records on the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-K03
Overview In conjunction with the United States Bicentennial Celebration in Philadelphia in 1976, Swarthmore College banded together with eleven other local colleges and universities to create the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition, a public display titled "Learning, Revolution, and Democracy." This collection includes both internal Swarthmore documents about the college's contributions to the exhibit, as well as correspondence with other members of the University and College Consortium for the...
Dates: 1973/1977

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Frank Aydelotte Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D07
Overview The Frank Aydelotte Papers consists of President Aydelotte's official correspondence, correspondence with faculty, and personal papers.
Dates: 1905-1956

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

William W. Birdsall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D05
Overview This collection contains correspondence, lists of prospective students, class lists of alumni, and miscellaneous material of William W. Birdsall, fifth President of Swarthmore College (1898-1902).
Dates: 1898-1902

Alfred H. Bloom papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D13
Overview Alfred H. Bloom was the 13th President of Swarthmore College (1991-2009). One of Swarthmore's longest-serving presidents, he emphasized the importance of intellectual rigor, diversity, and social responsibility on campus, and is best known for revitalizing the Honors Program and eliminating varsity football. A linguistics scholar, Bloom formerly held faculty positions at Swarthmore College and Pitzer College, and resigned from his Swarthmore Presidency to become Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu...
Dates: approximately 1973-2009

Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-014
Overview Elizabeth Powell Bond (1841-1926) served for four years as Matron of Swarthmore College and was appointed as its first Dean of Women in 1890. She retired in 1906. 1906. A birthright Quaker and lifelong member of the Society of Friends, she played an important role in the development of coeducation at the College. (1860-1926), diaries and journals (1856-1925), business papers, speeches and articles, pictures, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Louisa M. Alcott, Ellen Emerson, Hannah...
Dates: 1856-1958

Rebecca Chopp papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D14
Overview Rebecca Chopp was the 14th President of Swarthmore College (2009-2014). She is a well-known scholar of religion and American culture. While at Swarthmore, Chopp researched changing structures and cultures of higher education, the role of liberal arts in a democratic society, and religion and higher education. She resigned from Swarthmore College in 2014 to become the 18th Chancellor of the University of Denver. This collection includes correspondence, speech texts, and other documents from...
Dates: 2009-2015

Morris L. Clothier papers on Swarthmore College

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-008
Overview Morris Lewis Clothier (1868-1947) was a businessman associated with Strawbridge & Clothier department store and a Swarthmore College alum who remained involved with the college from his graduation in 1890 until his death. The Morris L. Clothier papers on Swarthmore College, 1885-1948, consist of coursework, ephemera, nostalgic memorials, photographs, and other papers relating to Morris L. Clothier's time as a Swarthmore student and his involvement with alumni activities.
Dates: 1885-1948

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Fraser, David W. 2
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Nason, John W. 2
Palmer family 2
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Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Swarthmore College. Astronomy Department 2
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Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 2
Wister, John C. (John Caspar), 1887-1982 2
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Appleton, William Hyde, 1837-1926 1
Arthur Hoyt Scott Horticultural Foundation 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Augensen, Harry John, 1951- 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Balderston, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, 1856-1925 1
Balderston, C. Canby (Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 ) 1
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Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
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Browning, Robert 1
Burnham, Carrie S. (Carrie Sylvester), 1838-1909 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
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Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Chopp, Rebecca S., -1952 1
Church Peace Union 1
Clothier, Morris L. (Morris Lewis), 1868-1947 1
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Comrie, L. J. (Leslie John), 1893-1950 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Cross, Robert D., 1924-2003 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
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Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
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Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
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Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Thomas J. 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hungerford, Constance Cain 1
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 1
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