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SFHL/SCA/stu. Student Groups and Activities

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/SCA/stu

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Pi Sigma Society Records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q016
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q016

The collection contains the records, 1905-1912, of Pi Sigma Fraternity of Swarthmore College. The fraternity was founded in 1905 and in 1912 became the Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Gamma, the national women's fraternity.

Dates: 1906-1912

Swarthmore College Race Relations Club surveys

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q029
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q029
Overview In response to an incident in which an African-American resident of the town of Swarthmore was denied service at a local barber shop, the Swarthmore College Race Relations Club conducted a race relations survey in the community and on campus in the 1950-1951 school year. The Swarthmore College Race Relations Club surveys, 1950-1951, is a small collection that contains the code and response of the community questionnaire, and several interviews and a card record of responses to the student...
Dates: 1950-1951

Swarthmore College Sager Committee records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-P004

The Sager Symposium is an annual conference at Swarthmore College focusing on different issues relevant to the LGBTQ community. The first Sager Symposium was held in 1989. The collection contains records of the Sager Committee and event-related materials, 1988-2002.

Dates: 1988-2002

Sigma Xi - Swarthmore Chapter Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-P007
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various materials, including records related to membership, research funding, lectures, meetings, events, photographs, and paraphernalia created by both the national organization and the local chapter.

Dates: 1914 - 2005

Somerville Literary Society Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q001
Overview The Somerville Literary Society was a women students' literary organization founded at Swarthmore College in 1871. The purposes of the organization were to discuss literature, strengthen the friendship between its members, and prepare them for the wider field of action and influence opening to women, according to the group's constitution. The collection contains the records of the Somerville Literary Society, including constitution, minutes, financial papers,...
Dates: 1871-1978

Swarthmore Warders of Imaginative Literature (SWIL) records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q007
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q007

The Swarthmore Warders of Imaginative Literature, Swarthmore College's science fiction & fantasy club, was formed in 1979. The club regularly organizes showings of science fiction and fantasy movies, short story readings, and occasionally brings writers to speak at Swarthmore.

Dates: 1980-1988

Tau Alpha Omicron Records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q018
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q018
Overview Tau Alpha Omicron, a men's Greek fraternity, was founded at Swarthmore College in 1907. It became part of the national fraternity Phi Delta Theta before 1923, designated Pennsylvania Kappa Chapter. Its charter was revoked in 1958 when its members protested the national organization's racial, ethnic, and religious restrictions on membership. It then became a local fraternity, resuming its original name. The collection contains primarily the original building bonds retired by the College and...
Dates: 1926-1974

Women's Resource Center Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q031

The Swarthmore College Women's Resource Center was founded in 1974. It was named the Alice Paul Women's Center until the name was changed in the early 1990s to the Women's Resource Center. This collection includes records relating to the founding of Swarthmore’s Women’s Center, minutes, logbooks, and other papers.

Dates: 1974-2013

Ye Monks of the Black Cowl Records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q024
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q024

Ye Monks of the Black Cowl was a secret society composed of ten male students chose from even year classes at Swarthmore College. The file contains the initiation rite, constitution, a scavenger hunt, and other papers.

Dates: 1912-1919 ,n.d.

Women's Athletic Association of Swarthmore College records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q036
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q036

This collection contains meeting minutes, handbooks, and other records of the Women's Athletic Association of Swarthmore College (WAA), a student organization that held various administrative responsibilities relating to women's athletics. It was founded in 1898 as the Girls' Athletic Club of Swarthmore College. The Women's Athletic Association existed in some form into the 1980s at least.

Dates: 1902-1963