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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

Theodore Friend Papers

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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

Friends Historical Association

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.
Dates: 1942-2001

Friends Historical Library collected miscellaneous lantern slides, glass negatives, and other formats

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-199
Overview This collection contains assorted lantern slides from various sources and places. These include: Joseph Schmoe Collection; Spence Etchings; National Parks; George A. Hoadley Travel Collection; Flowers and Gardens; Unidentified and uncategorized Swarthmore Borough Gardens
Dates: 1890 - 1930

Friends' Opportunity in the Orient

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-036
Overview Friends Opportunity in the Orient was an unofficial Hicksite organization which sponsored a Quaker teacher in Canton, China, in the 1920s. The collection contains primarily correspondence with Margaret Hallowell Riggs, who was sponsored to teach at Canton Christian College and Canton Hospital.
Dates: 1923-1924

Charles De Garmo Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D04
Overview This collection contains the official correspondence and other related documents, of Charles De Garmo, fourth President of Swarthmore College (1891-1898).
Dates: 1891-1898

Dora Anne Gilbert Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-050
Overview Dora Ann Gilbert (1869-1964), was Quaker librarian and genealogist from Chester, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. The collection contains chiefly biographical and genealogical materials relating to the Gilbert, Strickland, Trego, and allied families, together with memorabilia relating to Swarthmore College Class of 1893, of which Gilbert was a member.
Dates: 1893-1958

George A. Hoadley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-327
Overview The collection contains the papers of George A. Hoadley, long-time professor of physics at Swarthmore College and secretary of the Franklin Institute, as well as papers of his extended family. Of particular interest are diaries kept by his second wife's parents, Carrie B. Kilgore and Damon Y. Kilgore, both attorneys and reformers. George Hoadley's correspondence with his children include mention of people and events in the Borough of Swarthmore and Swarthmore College. A founder of the...
Dates: 1850 - 1957

Jesse Herman Holmes Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-064
Overview Jesse Herman Holmes (1864-1942), was a Quaker philosophy professor at Swarthmore College, 1900-1937. Holmes was an active participant in AFSC relief after World War I, travelling to oversee work in reconstruction throughout Europe. Holmes was the president of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and an active member of the Socialist party. Collection contains correspondence, biographical data, writings, and sermons. Also audio cassettes of reminiscences of friends, former students, and...
Dates: 1905-1973

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Fraser, David W. 2
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Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Miller, John Anthony, 1859-1946 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Nason, John W. 2
Palmer family 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Swarthmore College. Astronomy Department 2
Swarthmore College. Athletic Association 2
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 2
Wister, John C. (John Caspar), 1887-1982 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
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
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
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Browning, Robert M., 1913-2009 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
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
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
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
Equal Opportunities Officer 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
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Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
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Frost, J. William (Jerry William) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 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, 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
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