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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 Astronomy Department records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J01
Abstract Swarthmore College offered its first elective course in Astronomy in the mid 1870's. In 1885, the Board reported a proposal to erect an observatory near the east end of the College property. After Professor Susan Cunningham retired in 1906, Dr. John A. Miller was appointed as Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Until 1952, courses were listed under the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy; a separate Department of Astronomy existed until it became the Department of Physics and...
Dates: 1899 - 1986

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

Swarthmore College Athletic Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q015
Abstract

This collection contains records of the Swarthmore College Athletic Association (SCAA), a student organization that held various administrative responsibilities relating to men's athletics. It was founded in 1877 and dissolved ca. 1939. The collection also contains materials concerning the Athletic Advisory Committee, Athletic Committee, and Athletic Advisory Board, organizations that facilitated cooperation on athletic issues between the SCAA and alumni and faculty.

Dates: 1877-1926

Swarthmore College audiovisual materials

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

This collection consists of audio and audiovisual materials in various formats, collected at various times from various sources, about Swarthmore or documenting life at the College.

Dates: 1925 - 2015

Benjamin West Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-S002
Abstract Inaugurated October 24, 1931, the Benjamin West Society was dedicated to promoting the arts at Swarthmore College and to promoting the memory of painter Benjamin West (1738-1820) whose traditional birthplace is on the campus of Swarthmore College. The Society organized annual lectures on art and exhibits, and each year sent its members an art print. Its activities were lead by a small group of officers, particularly New York Quaker art dealer, Frederic Newlin Price, a Swarthmore College...
Dates: 1922-1975

Swarthmore College. Black Cultural Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q006
Abstract Contains the records of the Black Cultural Center, founded in 1969 and located on the campus of Swarthmore College. The BCC serves as a home for a number of organizations on campus including SASS (Swarthmore African-American Student Society), Gospel Choir, and Mjumbe, a literary magazine representing black students. The collection includes constitution, minutes, correspondence, and other records of SASS, the records of the Gospel Choir which was founded in 1971, and recent records of Mjumbe,...
Dates: 1968-2000

Swarthmore College Black Studies Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J06
Scope and Contents

This collection includes records and publications from the Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College. This includes multiple posters for speakers and events hosted by the Black Studies Program and a copy of Stayed on Freedom: reflections on SNCC at 50.

Dates: 1970 - 2019

Swarthmore College Board of Managers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-C
Abstract Includes the records that document the work of the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College beginning in 1862, together with the records of the Board of Managers of the Friends Educational Association (1862). Also included are the records of committees appointed by the Board to oversee the operation of the College from its founding to the present. Records consist of minutes, committees of the Board, lists of members, resolutions, reports, papers of individual members of the Board, and...
Dates: 1862 - 2018

Swarthmore College Book and Key Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q005
Abstract

Book and Key was a senior men's honor society that was active at Swarthmore College from 1906 to 1957. The collection contains the records of the Book and Key and the Temple Trust Association including by-laws, history, minutes, financial papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, a large Bible, and a large plaque.

Dates: 1906-1966

Swarthmore College Bulletin photographs collection

 Collection — Othertype PA-078
Identifier: SFHL-PA-078
Abstract

The Swarthmore College Bulletin is the official alumni magazine of Swarthmore College. This collection consists of photographs assembled for use in the magazine, some of which were ultimately published and some of which were not. Most of these are color photographs.

Dates: 1987 - 2002