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Bryn Mawr College

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Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

Katharine Shepard papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M81
Abstract

Katharine Shepard (1905-1986) attended Bryn Mawr College in the late 1920s and early 1930's, and received degrees in Latin, Classical Archaeology, and Greek. She went on to a career in archaeology, and was employed by the National Gallery of Art. The Katharine Shepard Papers contains letters to and from her family and friends, primarily from her many trips abroad, as well as a few family momentos.

Dates: 1906 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1939
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College songbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-Songbook
Scope and Contents The Songbook Collection houses the student songbooks published by Bryn Mawr College. This collection, which dates from 1889 to 2017, consists of printed booklets, published bound books, printed sheets, and handwritten sheets with annotations and music notations, evidencing the tradition of oral songs and singing in Bryn Mawr College undergraduate student life. The collection is not a full run of songbooks from every year, but contains a sampling of songbooks from every decade with large gaps...
Dates: 1889 - 2017
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Henrietta Baldwin Sperry papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M99
Abstract Henrietta Baldwin Sperry was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1917-1921. This collection consists of approximately 1000 of her letters. Of those letters, most are written by her to her mother about her time applying to and attending Bryn Mawr College (1916-1921). The subjects of the letters include social life at Bryn Mawr, disease quarantines, the college war effort. The collection also contains letters to Henrietta from her friend and admirer, Sheldon Clarke, who wrote to her while he was...
Dates: 1916 - 1921
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Stokes-Woodruff Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1263
Abstract

This collection contains a wide variety of documents pertaining to both the Stokes and Woodruff families. In addition to family history materials, it also includes materials from F.J. Stokes Company.

Dates: 1809-2001; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1965

Mary Hamilton Swindler papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2001-01
Abstract Born in Bloomington, Indiana in 1884, Mary Hamilton Swindler graduated from the University of Indiana in 1905 and received her master's degree from the same university in 1906. Swindler first came to Bryn Mawr College in 1906 as a graduate scholar in Greek. From 1912 until 1949 she taught Archaeology and Classics at the college. The collection consists of loose correspondence received from the Archaeology Department, scrapbooks and notebooks, miscellaneous correspondence and manuscript...
Dates: 1906 - 1949
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Taylor Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-962
Abstract

Papers realted to the 19th-century Quaker Shoemaker and Taylor families of Burlington, NJ and Philadelphia and their westward movement to begin a business in Ohio. They deal also with such varied topics as surveying, sheep raising, the Contraband Relief Commission, the establishment of Bryn Mawr College and the mental hospital Friends' Asylum. Prominent correspondents are Abraham Merritt Taylor, Joseph Wright Taylor, Isaac Shoemaker, Charles Shoemaker and Thomas Wistar Jr.

Dates: 1755 - 1930

Lily Ross Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1974-05
Abstract

Lily Ross Taylor was Professor of Latin and Dean at Bryn Mawr College, Director of the American Academy in Rome, and a renowned Classicist. Her papers include lecture notes, correspondence, and personal memorabilia.

Dates: 1886 - 1969
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Speer Family papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BMC-M72
Abstract The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Arthur H. and Esther Willits Thomas Correspondence, 1888-1945

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1037
Abstract

A collection of correspondences between Arthur H. Thomas and Esther E. Willits and assorted family and friends of the couple. Topics include daily life, courtship, marriage, illness, and business.

Dates: 1888-1945; Majority of material found within 1891-1899

Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2010-14
Abstract

Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.

Dates: 1912 - 1991
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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correspondence 18
Education 14
Women in education 12
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 11
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diaries 10
photographs 10
Student publications 8
Education -- United States 7
Travel 7
Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 7
Women's colleges 7
clippings (information artifacts) 7
Archaeology 6
World War, 1939-1945 6
Archaeology and history 5
College students -- United States -- Correspondence 5
Women's colleges -- Archives 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
family papers 5
notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Art 4
Law 4
Schools -- Records and correspondence 4
Undergraduates -- United States 4
Universities and colleges -- China 4
Women college students -- China 4
financial records 4
letters (correspondence) 4
manuscripts (documents) 4
Archaeological expeditions 3
Europe 3
Greece 3
notes 3
postcards 3
publications (documents) 3
research notes 3
Chinese Students 2
Education, Higher 2
France 2
Indians of North America 2
Influenza Epidemic (1918-1919) 2
Mental health 2
Missionaries 2
Philosophy 2
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 2
Preparatory schools -- United States 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
Rome (Italy) 2
School management and organization -- United States 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania 2
Women travelers -- Europe 2
business records 2
pamphlets 2
Africa 1
African American youth -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Education -- Virginia 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Southern States 1
Aging 1
Agriculture 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
American periodicals 1
Anthropology 1
Archaeology -- History 1
Architecture 1
Art critics -- United States 1
Art, American -- 20th century -- Catalogs 1
Art, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- 20th century -- Exhibitions 1
Asia -- Description and travel 1
Authors 1
Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.) 1
Beijing (China) 1
Bergen County (N.J.) 1
Cameroon 1
Cannes (France) 1
Caricatures and cartoons 1
Charities 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Child Labor -- New York (State) 1
China 1
China -- History -- 20th Century 1
China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 1
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949 1
Chinese Students -- Foreign Countries 1
Classical Antiquities 1
Classicists 1
College student newspapers and periodicals -- Pennsylvania 1
College students -- United States -- Diaries 1
College teachers -- China -- Correspondence 1
College theater -- United States 1
Colonies 1
Commencement ceremonies 1
Company of strangers. Motion picture 1
Computers 1
Concentration camps 1
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