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Swarthmore Historical Society


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore Historical Society General Reference Files

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-004
Abstract The Swarthmore Historical Society was established in 1988 to document, preserve, and protect the historic resources of the Borough of Swarthmore, Pa. Its archives were deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. The collection contains general reference files concerning the history, organizations, and activities of the Borough, combining materials collected by Swarthmore Historical Society together with reference files and photographs compiled by Friends Historical...
Dates: 1893 - 2016

Swarthmore Borough Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-017

The Swarthmore Historical Society was founded in 1988, and its collections are deposited in Friends Historical Library. The Memorabilia Collection is composed of objects donated by Swarthmore residents, largely athletic and business items.

Dates: 1905 - 1981

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

Swarthmore Borough Photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-064

This collection consists of 4 binders of original and copy photographs and negatives, dating from approximately 1880 to 2005, of the Swarthmore Borough, located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Many of the images were used in the book Swarthmore Illustrated: A Centennial History by Susanna K. Morikawa and Patricia C. O'Donnell (1993).

Dates: 1880 - 2005

Swarthmore Historical Society Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-016

The Swarthmore Historical Society was founded in 1988, and its collections were deposited in Friends Historical Library in 1996. The records include legal and financial papers of the organization, minutes, projects, and related historic preservation work supporting the Swarthmore Planning Commission and Swarthmore Borough Task Force on Historic Preservation.

Dates: 1988-2014

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Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 2
Swarthmore (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 2
Clubs -- Swarthmore (Pa.) 1
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1