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Joseph Swain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D06
Overview This collection contains the official and personal correspondences and related papers of Joseph Swain, sixth president of Swarthmore College (1891-1921). He was notable for presiding over the development of the college into a top-ranked academic institution.
Dates: 1891-1921

Swarthmore College Admissions and Financial Aid records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-N
Overview In the early years of Swarthmore College, applicants applied directly to the College President and the cost of attendance was $350 per year. In the 21st century, a separately staffed Admissions Office and an Office of Financial Aid exist to support these functions. This small collection, dating from 1869 to 2003, includes admissions blanks, lists of applicants, reports, and other materials that document Swarthmore's admissions and financial aid policies and procedures.
Dates: 1869 - 2006

Swarthmore College Advocacy Training Group Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q039
Overview Collection contained the records of the Advocacy Training Group Project at Swarthmore College that trained students as peer faciliators in mediation and conflict resolution. It also includes materials related to various types of student advocacy in the late 1980s through the early 1990s.
Dates: 1989 - 1995

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J01
Overview Swarthmore College offered its first elective course in Astronomy in the mid 1870's. In 1885, the Board reported a proposal to erect an observatory near the east end of the College property. After Professor Susan Cunningham retired in 1906, Dr. John A. Miller was appointed as Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Until 1952, courses were listed under the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy; a separate Department of Astronomy existed until it became the Department of Physics and Astronomy...
Dates: 1899 - 1986

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-086
Overview This collection, dating from 1905 to 1975, consists of astronomy images taken or collected by Swarthmore College Astronomy Department students and professors. Most of the images are on glassplates, but there are also some paper photographs. Images depict the college, eclipses, constellations, comets, and more.
Dates: 1905 - 1975

Swarthmore College Athletic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q015
Overview This collection contains records of the Swarthmore College Athletic Association (SCAA), a student organization that held various administrative responsibilities relating to men's athletics. It was founded in 1877 and dissolved ca. 1939. The collection also contains materials concerning the Athletic Advisory Committee, Athletic Committee, and Athletic Advisory Board, organizations that facilitated cooperation on athletic issues between the SCAA and alumni and faculty.
Dates: 1877-1926

Swarthmore College Engineering Department records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J04
Overview This small collection consists of Swarthmore College Engineering Department brochures, newsletters, photographs, clippings, and other materials. Of special interest are a selection of letters, primarily notes from alumnni with life updates (including wedding invitations), as well as a letter from US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Dates: 1928 - 2008

Swarthmore College financial records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-G
Overview The Swarthmore College financial records include materials from the college's Treasurer, Development Office, Finance Office, committees of the Board of Managers, and other entities of the college. Included are bookkeeping records for college finances, student tuition records, both printed and handwritten fundraising materials, and more.
Dates: 1864-1999

Swarthmore Gay and Lesbian Alumni Network records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R8-01
Overview In 1987, several alumni of Swarthmore College proposed to the Alumni Office the idea of forming a gay and lesbian alumni network. The network produced several issues of a newsletter, Out Together, before apparently becoming dormant. This collection includes copies of the newsletter, letters from alumni (often featuring memoirs of gay life at Swarthmore), and other materials used for the creation and production of the newsletter.
Dates: 1987 - 1989

Swarthmore College Office of Institutional Research records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-H
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into two series: 1) Data, primarily surveys and data sheets, ranging in topic from the facilities and programs at Swarthmore College to the students attending and financial aid; 2) Reports, especially accreditation reports and self-studies.
Dates: 1947 - 2014

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Swarthmore College 42
Hoadley, George A. (George Arthur), 1848-1936 3
Bloom, Alfred H. 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Cunningham, Susan Jane, 1842-1921 2
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Fraser, David W. 2
Friend, Theodore 2
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. 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 family 1
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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