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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:

Swarthmore College Outing Club records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q037
Abstract

The Swarthmore Outing Club, still active and known as "The Outsiders" as of 2015, plans excursions such as hiking, climbing, and backpacking for students. In 1961, interested students in the Outing Club registered as Swarthmore Grotto #98, a student chapter of the National Speleological Society. This collection of Swarthmore Outing Club records, circa 1961-1968, consists of files on caves explored by the club and issues of the club's biannual newsletter.

Dates: circa 1961-1968

Edward Parrish Papers

 Collection — Othertype RG6-D01
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D01
Abstract

This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College (1864-1871).

Dates: 1859-1872

J. Roland Pennock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-011
Abstract

Roland Pennock was a prominent professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College where he taught from 1932 to 1976. This collection contains memorial letters which were received by the college following his death in 1995; writings including journal articles, speeches, contributions to reference publications, and reviews of his books; and his papers concerning the College committees on which he served, including Educational Policy, Divestment, and Honors.

Dates: 1930-1995

Jon A. Peterson Swarthmore College coursework

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-010
Abstract

Jon A. Peterson was a Swarthmore College student (class of 1957) who went on to become a professor of history at Queens College, CUNY. This collection consists of his coursework from classes taught by three prominent Swarthmore College professors: Robert D. Cross, J. Roland Pennock, and Monroe C. Beardsley.

Dates: 1954 - 1957

James H. Scheuer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-001
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Representative James H. Scheuer (1920-2005), Democrat from New York, Swarthmore College Class of 1942. It documents his long career as a politician and public servant. His early interests in housing and urban planning soon broadened to encompass the diverse needs of his constituents in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Both in the House and in external committee work, Scheuer was actively involved in issues relating to the environment and the quality of...
Dates: 1957-1995

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

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

Swarthmore College. Scott Arboretum Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-S001
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. The collection contains records of the Scott Arboretum from the proposal for its...
Dates: 1925-2017

Swarthmore College Scrapbooks and Albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-U001
Abstract

Contains scrapbooks, autograph books, and albums compiled by Swarthmore College students, 1870-1960.

Dates: 1870-1960

Charles B. Shaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-009
Abstract

Copy of "Seeing Things in Print" Popular Lectures on Typographic History

Dates: ?