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SFHL/SHS. Swarthmore Historical Society

 Record Group
Identifier: SFHL/SHS
The Swarthmore Historical Society was founded in 1988, and its collections were deposited in Friends Historical Library in 1996.

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore Historical Society scrapbooks collection

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-018

Personal scrapbooks from various donors. They were compiled by students of the Mary Lyon and Swarthmore Preparative Schools and Swarthmore residents.

Dates: 1918 - 1969

Swarthmore Borough record books

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-026

Obsolete record books kept by various committees, etc., deposited in Swarthmore Historical Society.

Dates: 1930 - 1989

Swarthmore Co-op Collection

 Collection — Othertype RG7-024
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-024

The collection contains photographs, clippings, historical research and related papers concerning the Consumers' Cooperative Association of Swarthmore, Inc., better known as the Swarthmore CO-OP. Located in Swarthmore, Pa., it was incorporated in 1937.

Dates: circa 1936-2012

Swarthmore Garden Club Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-002

The Swarthmore Garden Club, Swarthmore, Pa., was founded in 1958 with the purpose "to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening among both amateur and experienced gardeners." The collection contains minutes and reports, 1958-2014 (with gaps), scrapbooks and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1958 - 2018

Swarthmore Historical Society Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-016

The Swarthmore Historical Society was founded in 1988, and its collections were deposited in Friends Historical Library in 1996. The records include legal and financial papers of the organization, minutes, projects, and related historic preservation work supporting the Swarthmore Planning Commission and Swarthmore Borough Task Force on Historic Preservation.

Dates: 1988-2014

Swarthmore Horticultural Society Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-020

Contains the records of the Swarthmore Horticultural Society, founded in 2001 and dedicated to enhancing the public spaces in the Borough of Swarthmore, Delaware County, PA.

Dates: 2002 - 2018

Swarthmore National Bank and Trust Company Board of Directors Minutes

 Collection — Othertype RG7-009
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-009

Swarthmore National Bank was founded in 1904 and became Swarthmore National Bank and Trust Company in 1928. Contains the minutes of the Board of Directors of Swarthmore National Bank and Trust Company, Swarthmore, Pa., from 1946 to its consolidation with The First National Bank of Media in 1953.

Dates: 1946-1953

Swarthmore Nativity Pageant Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-012

Records of the Swarthmore Nativity Pageant, presented in the Borough of Swarthmore, Pa., since 1938. Performances are staged on the campus of Swarthmore College. Includes correspondence, scripts, financial records, and other related papers.

Dates: 1938-1993

Swarthmore Recreation Association Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-015

Contains the records of the Swarthmore Recreation Association (SRA) which include material on the organization from its founding in 1940 up to the year 1990. SRA was established to provide and supervise recreational facilities for residents of the Borough of Swarthmore and to encourage participation in indoor and outdoor games, sports, and athletic competitions. Among other programs, SRA offered a summer day camp for children in kindergarten through fourth grade.

Dates: 1940-1990

Swarthmore Rotary Club Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-003

The Swarthmore Rotary Club was organized April 1, 1937, and held its first luncheon on April 9th. It was chartered on April 26, 1937, with fifteen charter members. The Club's activities include supporting various charitable causes. It is active in the community with a web site at

Dates: 1955-1997