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Alfred H. Bloom papers

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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...

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...

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).

Clippings about Swarthmore College

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-K002
Overview Original and photocopied clippings from newspapers and other publications cover topics relating to Swarthmore College, its students, faculty, and administrators.

William M. Coates autograph album and diaries

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Identifier: HCS-003-014
Overview William Coates’ diaries detail his time at Haverford College and following his graduation. He writes about the weather, academic studies, weekly collections, the Everett Society, exercise, his letter correspondence, and trips with his friends and family. He begins writing about the Civil War on April 14, 1861, detailing Fort Sumter’s surrender and evacuation, remarking on the “great excitement” and formation of a mob in Philadelphia. He later remarks on Civil War events such as the Baltimore...

Courtney C. Smith Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D09
Overview Courtney C. Smith (1916-1969) was the ninth president of Swarthmore College, from 1953 to his death. The collection contains his official correspondence including correspondence with faculty. It includes extensive material on the controversy surrounding the construction of The Blue Route, Interstate Highway 476.

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....

Edward H. Magill Papers

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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).

Edward Parrish Papers

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

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.

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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
Balderston, Sara (FHL donor) 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bloom, Alfred H. 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
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Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
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Bush, Edwin M. 1
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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
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 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
Cunningham, Susan Jane, 1842-1921 1
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Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
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Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
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Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
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Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
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Hallowell, Thomas J. 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
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International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
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Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Landis, Kendall 1
Lawrence, Lee and Paul (FHL donor) 1
Lax, Stephen G. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lippincott, Sarah Lee, 1920- 1
Lukens, Annie M. ((Annie Mary)), 1855-1939 1
Lyons, Isabel Logan 1
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 1
Marriott, Ross Walter, 1882- 1
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McCabe, Thomas B. (Thomas Bayard), 1893-1982 1
McCracken, George Englert, -1904 1
McDiarmid, Dorothy Shoemaker 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Miller, John Anthony, 1859-1946 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Myers, Albert Cook 1
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