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Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Howard Malcolm Jenkins Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-074
Abstract Howard Malcolm Jenkins (1842-1902), a birthright Quaker, was a scholar of Pennsylvania history and genealogy and published many books and articles based on his research. He was an active member of the Society of Friends, editor of the Friends Intelligencer, and served on the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College. The collection contains family papers and genealogical material on the Jenkins and Foulke families, correspondence of Howard M. Jenkins, and his publications and writings....
Dates: 1724-1904

Joseph Swain Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D06

This collection contains the official and personal correspondences and related papers of Joseph Swain, sixth president of Swarthmore College (1891-1921). He was notable for presiding over the development of the college into a top-ranked academic institution.

Dates: 1891-1921

Joseph Swain correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-128
Identifier: SFHL-SC-128

This collection primarily includes correspondence between the Hoovers and the Swains. Also included are letters from Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry regarding Joseph Swain, and letters from Frances Swain regarding her political support of Hoover. There are also two letters of Joseph Swain to his wife on their anniversary.

Dates: 1910-1934

Additional filters:

Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Publishers and publishing 1
Quaker authors 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1