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Swarthmore College employee photographs

 Collection — othertype: PA-207
Identifier: SFHL-PA-207

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of Swarthmore College faculty, staff, administrators, and Board Members, from the time of the College's founding into the 21st century. Photographs collected by the Friends Historical Library from various sources internal and external to the College.

Dates

  • 1864 - 2009

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

When Swarthmore College opened in 1869, it only had a couple dozen employees. At the time of the 150th anniversary of its incorporation, in 2014, the College employed around 1,000 faculty and staff.

Extent

8 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection consists of photographs of Swarthmore College faculty, staff, administrators, and Board Members, from the time of the College's founding into the 21st century. Photographs collected by the Friends Historical Library from various sources internal and external to the College.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into several subseries: SPA 207/A Administrators, SPA 207/B Members of the Board of Managers, SPA 207/E Employee events, SPA 207/F Faculty and Academic Department Staff, and SPA 207/S Staff. There are also some unidentified, miscellaneous, and group photographs filed under SPA 207. An index of individuals represented in the collection is available below. Oversized (+) and double-oversized (++) photographs are stored separately, as indicated below.

SPA 207/A Administrators contains photographs of College Presidents, Deans, and other members of the senior administration. It is organized alphabetically by the name of the individual, stored in standard-size and over-sized housing.

SPA 207/B Board of Managers contains photographs of members of the Board of Managers. They are organized alphabetically by the name of the individual, stored in standard-size and over-sized housing.

SPA 207/E Employee events contains photographs of all-staff events, such as the annual Spring Fling, annual Ice Cream Social, and seasonal Gatherings. They are organized chronologically by year and event, and stored in standard-size housing.

SPA 207/F Faculty and Academic Department Staff contains photographs of members of the faculty, support staff of academic departments, and the college libraries. This series is organized by department name, stored in standard-size and over-sized housing.

Call Number Academic Department
SPA 207/F/Art/Art-Hist Art - Art History
SPA 207/F/Art/Stu-Art Art - Studio Art
SPA 207/F/Bio Biology
SPA 207/F/Chem Chemistry
SPA 207/F/Clas Classics
SPA 207/F/CS Computer Science
SPA 207/F/Dance Dance
SPA 207/F/Econ Economics
SPA 207/F/Educ Education
SPA 207/F/Engl English
SPA 207/F/Engn Engineering
SPA 207/F/FHL Friends Historical Library
SPA 207/F/FSD Faculty-Staff Dramatic Productions
SPA 207/F/Hist History
SPA 207/F/Lang Lang Visiting Professorship
SPA 207/F/Lib Library
SPA 207/F/Ling Linguistics
SPA 207/F/Math Mathematics
SPA 207/F/Modl Modern Languages and Literature
SPA 207/F/Modl/Fren Modern Languages and Literature/French
SPA 207/F/Modl/Ger Modern Languages and Literature/German
SPA 207/F/Modl/Rus Modern Languages and Literature/Russian
SPA 207/F/Modl/Span Modern Languages and Literature/Spanish
SPA 207/F/Music Music
SPA 207/F/PE Physical Education and Athletics
SPA 207/F/Phil Philosophy
SPA 207/F/Phys-Astr Physics and Astronomy
SPA 207/F/Phys-Astr/Astro Astronomy
SPA 207/F/Phys-Astr/Phys Physics
SPA 207/F/Pols Political Science
SPA 207/F/Psych Psychology
SPA 207/F/Quakers Faculty Quakers
SPA 207/F/Relg Religion
SPA 207/F/Soc-Anth Sociology and Anthropology
SPA 207/F/Thea Theater
SPA 207/S Staff contains photographs of members of staff in non-academic departments.

Call Number Staff Department
SPA 207/S/Admis Admissions
SPA 207/S/Book Bookstore
SPA 207/S/Bus+Fin Business Office and Finance
SPA 207/S/Career Career Services
SPA 207/S/Comm Communications
SPA 207/A/Dean Dean's Office
SPA 207/S/Dev+Alum Development and Alumni Relations
SPA 207/S/Dining Dining Services
SPA 207/S/Fac Facilities
SPA 207/S/Fac/EVS Facilities/Environmental Services
SPA 207/S/Fac/Grn Facilities/Grounds
SPA 207/S/Fac/Heat Facilities/Heating Plant and Tunnel
SPA 207/S/FinAid Financial Aid
SPA 207/S/Health Health
SPA 207/S/HR Human Resources
SPA 207/S/ITS Information Technology Services
SPA 207/S/Misc Miscellaneous (Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Chester Children's Chorus, Writing Center, Swarthmore Chester Coalition, List Gallery, unidentified staff)
SPA 207/S/Office Office Services
SPA 207/S/PO Post Office
SPA 207/S/PubSafe Public Safety
SPA 207/S/Reg Registrar's Office
SPA 207/A/Res Office of Institutional Research
SPA 207/S/SAC Staff Advisory Committee
SPA 207/S/Scott Scott Arboretum (see also SFHL-PA-111, Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College slide collection)
SPA 207/S/StuAcct Student Accounts Office

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photographs collected by the Friends Historical Library from various sources internal and external to the College.

Related Materials

Swarthmore College photographs, Swarthmore College Archives, SPA 200, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.

Creator

Author
FHL Staff
Date
2017 September
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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