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Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for freed slaves. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W. Schofield and...
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Society for Home Culture records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-026
Scope and Contents The Society for Home Culture records includes four volumes: three volumes of minutes, which include tipped in annual reports, and lists of students with the subject they studied, by year; and one volume of a list of books to be studied, which includes the name of items, sometimes a brief description of the item, and the date of publication.
Dates: 1880-1894

Swarthmore Alumni Association records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R1
Overview The Swarthmore Alumni Association, founded in 1882 and still active, engages Swarthmore graduates in activities that support current students, alumni, and Swarthmore College. The Swarthmore Alumni Association records, 1882-1990, include meeting minutes, correspondence, publications, brochures, mailings, and directories for a variety of organizations of Swarthmore College Alumni, both in the Philadelphia area and elsewhere.
Dates: 1882 - 1990

Swarthmore College Board of Managers Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-C
Overview Includes the records that document the work of the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College beginning in 1862, together with the records of the Board of Managers of the Friends Educational Association (1862). Also included are the records of committees appointed by the Board to oversee the operation of the College from its founding to the present. Records consist of minutes, committees of the Board, lists of members, resolutions, reports, papers of individual members of the Board, and secondary...
Dates: 1862 - 2018

Swarthmore College Corporation Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-B
Overview Collection contains the records that document the founding of Swarthmore College, its preceding bodies and founding committees, Charter and amendments, records of stockholders and stockholders’ associations, the Incorporators and the first Board of Managers. Records consist of minutes of the Corporation, letters, books of stock certificates and ledgers.
Dates: 1854-1964 (bulk 1854-1911)

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 College property records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-F
Overview The Swarthmore College property records include real estate and building appraisals; deeds, mortgages, and leases; reports by Swarthmore committees and external consultants; administrative documents such as budgets and correspondence; blueprints, maps, and plans; and other records pertaining to college buildings and grounds, construction and maintenance, and utilities and resource use.
Dates: 1687-1993

Somerville Literary Society Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q001
Overview The Somerville Literary Society was a women students' literary organization founded at Swarthmore College in 1871. The purposes of the organization were to discuss literature, strengthen the friendship between its members, and prepare them for the wider field of action and influence opening to women, according to the group's constitution. The collection contains the records of the Somerville Literary Society, including constitution, minutes, financial papers,...
Dates: 1871-1978

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage to...
Dates: 1733-1987

Tallcot Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1015
Scope and Contents These papers are mainly the correspondence of Joseph Tallcot, b.ca.1768, d.1853, with family, friends, and other leading Quakers, on subjects including religious education, Friends' schools and publications, the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilburite Separation, the African American colony at Wilberforce, Canada, African American slavery, and others. They also include essays, sermons, epistles, and articles by Joseph Tallcot; correspondence of Gaius Tallcot, d. ca.1773, and Sarah (Cause-ten)...
Dates: 1724-1857

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
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Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Beliefs Into Actions (Program) 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
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Bronner, Edward 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
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Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
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Chappaqua Mountain Institute (Society of Friends : Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1954 : Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 1
Croton Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1804-1828 : Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Deptford Free School (Woodbury, N.J.) 1
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Eaton Institute 1
Edwards, Martha 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
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