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Swarthmore College Preparative School


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore Historical Society scrapbooks collection

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-018

Personal scrapbooks from various donors. They were compiled by students of the Mary Lyon and Swarthmore Preparative Schools and Swarthmore residents.

Dates: 1918 - 1969

Anna W. Stout correspondence received

 Collection — Othertype SC-272
Identifier: SFHL-SC-272
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Anna W. Stout who attended the Preparative Department at Swarthmore College from 1884 to 1886 and then moved to Grand Meadow, Minn. Five letters are from Albert M. Johnson; four from Arabella Carter; and a single letter (1886) is from Alice Bowman Comly at Swarthmore which mentions improvements at the College made on the observatory and a new track and grandstand. The bulk of the letters (18) are from her cousin Frank W. Hibbs, a student at...
Dates: 1864-1891 (-1886-1891)

Swarthmore College preparatory department student file

 Collection — Othertype RG6-R7
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R7

At its inception, Swarthmore College included a large preparatory department, but it began to play a secondary role by the early 1880s. In 1893, the preparatory division separated from the College and continued as a private institution, Swarthmore Preparatory School. This collection contains a card file of students who attended the Swarthmore College Preparatory School.

Dates: 1869 - 1893

William Edward Bratten: Swarthmore Preparative School scrapbook, 1921 - 1924

 Item — Box 3
Scope and Contents

Ephemera mounted in commercial scrapbook, embossed Swarthmore Prepative School on cover. Includes clippings, theater and schools memorabilia, and photographs. Of special interest, interior of the School swimming pool. Mounted personal photographs at back album.

Dates: 1921 - 1924

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Collection 3
Archival Object 1
Swarthmore (Pa.) 2
scrapbooks 2
Quakers -- Correspondence 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1