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Hoadley, George A. (George Arthur), 1848-1936


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Historical Library collected miscellaneous lantern slides, glass negatives, and other formats

Identifier: SFHL-PA-199

This collection contains assorted lantern slides from various sources and places. These include: Joseph Schmoe Collection; Spence Etchings; National Parks; George A. Hoadley Travel Collection; Flowers and Gardens; Unidentified and uncategorized Swarthmore Borough Gardens

Dates: 1890 - 1930

George A. Hoadley photograph collection

Identifier: SFHL-PA-213

The collection contains photographs taken by George A. Hoadley, long-time professor of physics at Swarthmore College and secretary of the Franklin Institute. A founder of the Swarthmore College Camera Club, he was a avid amateur photographer. Approximately 2,000 of his glass negatives were preserved in the family home; they illustrate Swarthmore College and local homes and sites from circa 1899-1929.

Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1890-1929

George A. Hoadley Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-327
Abstract The collection contains the papers of George A. Hoadley, long-time professor of physics at Swarthmore College and secretary of the Franklin Institute, as well as papers of his extended family. Of particular interest are diaries kept by his second wife's parents, Carrie B. Kilgore and Damon Y. Kilgore, both attorneys and reformers. George Hoadley's correspondence with his children include mention of people and events in the Borough of Swarthmore and Swarthmore College. A founder of the...
Dates: 1850 - 1957

Swarthmore College Lantern Slide and Glass Plate Collection

Identifier: SFHL-PA-198
Abstract The collection of Swarthmore College lantern slides contains historic images of the College and Borough of Swarthmore and photographs of College events and activities. The core of the collection was the selection presented by Professor George A. Hoadley at the Alumni Banquet on June 9, 1917. An avid amateur photographer, he served as the president of the Swarthmore College Camera Club which sponsored an annual lantern slide exhibition. The lantern slides were created from a number of...
Dates: 1897 - 1931

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lantern slides 2
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