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SFHL/SCA. Swarthmore College Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: SFHL/SCA
The Friends Historical Library collects, preserves, and provides access to the institutional archives of Swarthmore College.

Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:

Trotter Hall Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-063
Abstract

This collection consists of 15 mounted black and white photographs of scenes in Trotter Hall prior to renovation. Trotter Hall is an academic building on Swarthmore College's campus. It was renovated approximately in 1993.

Dates: 1993

Swarthmore College War Years Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-062
Abstract

This collection consists of 2 boxes of black and white photographs, postcards, loose prints, contact sheets, and negative slides, dating from approximately 1943-1946. Items were donated by alumni for the College's War Years Reunion in 1993.

Dates: 1943 - 1946

James H. Scheuer Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-080
Abstract

Photographs of Representative James H. Scheuer, Class of 1942, his family, associates, and constituents. As a Member of Congress, Scheuer met many famous people and many ordinary people and took care to document these meetings. The result is thousands of contact sheets, prints, and negatives recording everything from high level meetings with world leaders to discussions on the street with district residents. This collection complements the papers Sheuer donated at the same time.

Dates: 1920 - 1975

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-086
Abstract

This collection, dating from 1905 to 1975, consists of astronomy images taken or collected by Swarthmore College Astronomy Department students and professors. Most of the images are on glassplates, but there are also some paper photographs. Images depict the college, eclipses, constellations, comets, and more.

Dates: 1905 - 1975

Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-111
Abstract The Arthur Hoyt Scott Horticultural Foundation was established at Swarthmore College in 1929 as a memorial to Arthur Hoyt Scott (1874-1927). The intention of the Foundation was to focus on plantings appropriate to Eastern Pennsylvania, creating a practical "garden of ideas" for amateur gardeners while at the same time improving the campus. The name changed to Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in 1986. This collection consists of slides of plants, the Scott Arboretum, Arboretum employees,...
Dates: 1925 - 2005

1992 "Halcyon" (Swarthmore College yearbook) photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-133
Abstract

This collection consists of the photographs that were used to produce the 1992 version of the "Halcyon," the Swarthmore College yearbook.

Dates: 1992

Walter Holt photographs of Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-178
Abstract

Walter Holt, a Media, Pa., professional photographer, was commissioned by Swarthmore College from 1965-1995. He photographed Commencements and Inaugurations, Alumni days, and other special events as well as campus scenes and student and faculty portraits.

Dates: 1965 - 1995

Leandre Jackson photographs of Black student life at Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-179
Abstract

Leandre Jackson, a professional photographer, graduated from Swarthmore College in 1975 and served as Director of Swarthmore's Black Cultural Center 1975-1977 (full time from 1975-1976 and part time from 1976-1977. This collection consist of photographs taken by Leandre Jackson and displayed in a February 2015 exhibition at the Swarthmore College Library entitled "Proof of Black Life."

Dates: 1970 - 1995

Peter Dechert photographs of Swarthmore College

 Collection — Othertype PA-042
Identifier: SFHL-PA-042
Abstract

Peter Dechert Associates, a photography company, took thousands of photographs of schools, colleges, and universities between 1952 and 1968. One of these colleges was Swarthmore College. This collection contains a box of negatives and a box of small black and white photographs of various Swarthmore College functions and activities.

Dates: 1961 - 1965

William I. Hull glass plate negatives on Quaker history

 Collection — Othertype PA-072
Identifier: SFHL-PA-072
Abstract William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. This collection consists of glass plate negatives assembled for use in Hull's writings for the series Swarthmore College Monographs on Quaker History. Many...
Dates: 1892 - 1939