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SFHL/SCA/pers. Personal Papers - Alumni and Faculty

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/SCA/pers

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Albertson Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-001

Mary Albertson was born in 1895 and earned a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. She joined the Swarthmore faculty in 1927 and served as chairman of the History Department from 1942 until her retirement in 1963. She died in May 1986. The collection contains notes and bibliography on index cards for book on British royal castles in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Dates: 1933-1935

Carl Barus Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-002

Carl Barus was a professor of engineering and social activist. He taught in the Engineering Department at Swarthmore College from 1952 to 1985. He was active in negotiating a resolution to the 1969 admissions office sit-in by SASS and subsequently served on the Black Concerns Committee. Contains papers on African American student concerns at Swarthmore from the SASS sit-in in 1969 to minutes and papers of the Black Concerns Committee in the 1980s.

Dates: 1968-1985

Arthur Beardsley papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-003

Arthur Beardsley was a Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at Swarthmore College from 1872-1889 and Librarian of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College from 1893-1917. The collection contains bound notebooks with handwritten math and science problems with solutions, diagrams, and proofs.

Dates: 1872

Mary Lois Broomell Eberle travel diaries

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-013

This collection contains the travel diaries of Mary Lois Broomell Eberle.

Dates: 1978-1998

Brand Blanshard Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-012

Brand Blanshard was a Quaker philosopher, writer, and teacher. He taught philosophy at Swarthmore College 1925-1944 and subsequently at Yale University until 1962 where he served as the chairman of the Philosophy Department. The collection contains primarily published writings and some correspondence and unpublished speeches.

Dates: circa 1920-1976

Robert C. Brooks Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-004

Robert Clarkson Brooks (1874-1941) was a Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College from 1904-1908 and Joseph Wharton Professor of Political Science from 1912. The collection includes personal papers, including letters to a student, and lecture notes for various courses in political science.

Dates: 1906-1940

Morris L. Clothier papers on Swarthmore College

 Collection — Othertype RG6-R3-008
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-008

Morris Lewis Clothier (1868-1947) was a businessman associated with Strawbridge & Clothier department store and a Swarthmore College alum who remained involved with the college from his graduation in 1890 until his death. The Morris L. Clothier papers on Swarthmore College, 1885-1948, consist of coursework, ephemera, nostalgic memorials, photographs, and other papers relating to Morris L. Clothier's time as a Swarthmore student and his involvement with alumni activities.

Dates: 1885-1948

Joseph Conard Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-005

Joseph Conard (1911-1965) was a Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College from about 1949 until his early death in 1965. The collection contains his economics papers, lecture notes, and reading lists.

Dates: 1949-1963

David S. Cowden Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-013

Collection contains four unpublished manuscripts by David S. Cowden who taught English literature at Swarthmore College from 1949 until his death in May 1983. He was a 1942 graduate of Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1957-1981

Alzina Stone Dale Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-007

This collection primarily contains records related to the writing and publishing of Alzina Stone Dale’s book, When the Postwar World was New. The book was based on her 1952 trip diary of her summer spent in Finland working at an AFSC work camp and the letters she wrote home.

Dates: 1939 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2008