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Frank Aydelotte Papers

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

Alfred H. Bloom papers

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

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

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

David W. Fraser papers

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

Theodore Friend Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D11
Overview Theodore Friend was President of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 1982. He is a teacher, historian, and novelist. His books include Indonesian Destinies (Harvard University Press, 2003) and Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines (Yale University Press, 1965). He is President Emeritus of the Eisenhower Fellowship and a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Dates: 1923 - 1982

William I. Hull Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Edward H. Magill Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D02
Overview This collection contains the official and personal correspondences, genealogical material on the Magill family, and related manuscripts of Edward Hicks Magill, second president of Swarthmore College (1871-1889).
Dates: 1867-1907

Edward Parrish Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D01
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College (1864-1871).
Dates: 1859-1872

Parrish Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-229
Overview Collection contains papers of the Parrish family, a prominent Philadelphia Quaker family. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College. Also of special interest is the correspondence of Dillwyn Parrish and his aunt and uncle, William and Deborah Parrish Wright; the letters of the Wrights in 1835 and 1836 give information about abolition and anti-slavery efforts in Lancaster County. A scrapbook assembled by Clemmons Parrish contains...
Dates: 1780-1966

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Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
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Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Browning, Robert 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
Chopp, Rebecca S., -1952 1
Church Peace Union 1
Clothier, Morris L. (Morris Lewis), 1868-1947 1
Comrie, L. J. (Leslie John), 1893-1950 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Cunningham, Susan Jane, 1842-1921 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Fraser, David W. 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Gilbert, Charles E., 1927- 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
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hungerford, Constance Cain 1
International Astronomical Union 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 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
Lyons, Isabel Logan 1
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 1
Marriott, Ross Walter, 1882- 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
McCabe, Thomas B. (Thomas Bayard), 1893-1982 1
McDiarmid, Dorothy Shoemaker 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Miller, John Anthony, 1859-1946 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Nason, John W. 1
Oksenberg, Michel C. 1
Parrish family 1
Parrish, Clemmons, 1848-1912 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Parrish, Margaret S. (Margaret Shreve), 1824-1872 1
Parrish, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1847-1899 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Pittman, John H. 1
Poole, William, 1937 June 19- 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rhodes Trust (Oxford, England) 1
Rowe, L.S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Simonds, Marjorie Todd 1
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 1
Smith, Richard O., 1918-2007 1
Smoyer, Barbara S. 1
Strode, Hildreth 1
Swarthmore College. Astronomy Department 1
Turner, Richard O. 1
Tyson, Martha Ellicott, 1795-1873 1
United States. Navy 1
University of Oxford 1
Van de Kamp, Peter, 1901-1995 1
Villamediana, J. Francisco 1
Wanner, James F. 1
Wharton, Susanna Parrish, 1852-1928 1
Wharton, Susanna, 1827-1915 1
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982 1
Wright, Harrison M. 1
Wright, William, d.1846 1
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 1
Yuhas, Phyllis Nelson, 1922-2006 1
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