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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

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

William W. Birdsall Papers

 Collection
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

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

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

Fell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-039
Overview Joseph Fell (1804-1887), the son of Dr. David and Phebe Schofield Fell, was a Pennsylvania Quaker teacher and farmer. In 1835 he married Harriet Williams, the daughter of Samuel and Sarah Watson Williams of Buckingham, Pa. Joseph and Harriet Fell had five children: William W. (1836-1874), Emily Catherine who married William Seal in 1863; David Newlin (1840-1919) who married Martha Trego; Edward Watson (1843-1901) who married Elizabeth Matlack Kenderdine in 1867; and Lucy W. Fell, born 1847....
Dates: 1753-1923

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 Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-027
Overview This collection contains the records of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, Quaker reference library and archives, founded in 1871. Included are administrative records and correspondence, primarily that of the librarians and other staff, and miscellaneous records.
Dates: 1879-

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

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American Friends Service Committee 4
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 3
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
United States. Navy 2
Walton family 2
Webb family 2
Wharton family 2
Wharton, Anna Lovering, 1830-1914 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Beardsley, Arthur, 1843-1917 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brinton family 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Church Peace Union 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
De Garmo, Charles, 1849-1934 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Eaton Institute 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Fell family 1
Fell, E. Lawrence, 1867-1943 1
Fell, Joseph, 1804-1887 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Flitcraft, Sarah B. (Sarah Booth), 1841-1917 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Intelligencer 1
Friends School New York 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gause family 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Graham, John W. (John William), 1859-1932 1
Guggenheim Foundation 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
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