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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

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

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

Robert D. Cross Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D10
Overview Contains official presidential papers and faculty papers, the bulk of which are correspondence, of Robert D. Cross, ninth president of Swarthmore College (1969-1971). The boxes are arranged into two series, General Correspondence and Faculty Correspondence.
Dates: 1969-1974

David W. Fraser papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D12
Overview David Fraser was the 12th President of Swarthmore College (1982-1991). Trained as a physician with an emphasis on epidemiology, David W. Fraser (b. 1944) is also known as an advocate of liberal arts education, a scholar of public health, and an artist in traditional methods of textile construction. He joined Swarthmore College in 1982 after working at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and resigned from Swarthmore in 1991 to to head the Social Welfare Department at the Aga Khan Secretariat....
Dates: 1971 - 2007

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Cunningham, Susan Jane, 1842-1921 2
Hoadley, George A. (George Arthur), 1848-1936 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Miller, John Anthony, 1859-1946 2
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
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Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 2
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American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Appleton, William Hyde, 1837-1926 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Augensen, Harry John, 1951- 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Balderston, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, 1856-1925 1
Balderston, C. Canby (Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 ) 1
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1849-1921 1
Balderston, Judith Braude, 1926-1993 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bloom, Alfred H. 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Browning, Robert M., 1913-2009 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Chopp, Rebecca S., -1952 1
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Clothier, Morris L. (Morris Lewis), 1868-1947 1
Comly family 1
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
Darlington family 1
De Garmo, Charles, 1849-1934 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
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Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Fraser, David W. 1
Friend, Theodore 1
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Frost, J. William (Jerry William) 1
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Gilbert, Charles E., 1927- 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Guggenheim Foundation 1
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, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hungerford, Constance Cain 1
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
International Astronomical Union 1
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
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Landis, Kendall 1
Lax, Stephen G. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lippincott, Sarah Lee, 1920- 1
Lukens, Annie M. ((Annie Mary)), 1855-1939 1
Lyons, Isabel Logan 1
MacMillan, Donald Baxter, -1874 1
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 1
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