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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:

David W. Fraser papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D12
Abstract David Fraser was the 12th President of Swarthmore College (1982-1991). Trained as a physician with an emphasis on epidemiology, David W. Fraser (b. 1944) is also known as an advocate of liberal arts education, a scholar of public health, and an artist in traditional methods of textile construction. He joined Swarthmore College in 1982 after working at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, and resigned from Swarthmore in 1991 to to head the Social Welfare Department at the Aga Khan...
Dates: 1971 - 2007

Theodore Friend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D11
Abstract

Theodore Friend was President of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 1982. He is a teacher, historian, and novelist. His books include Indonesian Destinies (Harvard University Press, 2003) and Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines (Yale University Press, 1965). He is President Emeritus of the Eisenhower Fellowship and a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Dates: 1923 - 1982

Friends Historical Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-027
Abstract

This collection contains the records of Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, Quaker reference library and archives, founded in 1871. Included are administrative records and correspondence, primarily that of the librarians and other staff, and miscellaneous records.

Dates: 1879-

Charles De Garmo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D04
Abstract

This collection contains the official correspondence and other related documents, of Charles De Garmo, fourth President of Swarthmore College (1891-1898).

Dates: 1891-1898

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

Swarthmore Halcyon financial records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q034
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q034
Abstract

The first Swarthmore College yearbook, Halcyon was published in 1883. It has appeared annually nearly every year since. This small collection contains an advertising accounts book, receipt and expenditures journal, and banking records, 1924-1925.

Dates: 1924-1925

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

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

Everett Lee Hunt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-006
Abstract

Everett Lee Hunt served on the faculty and administration of Swarthmore College from 1925 to 1956. The collection contains speeches and articles by Hunt (and some others) on topics such as Swarthmore College life, Frank Aydelotte, and College traditions, ranging 1935-1973.

Dates: 1935-1975

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