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Mary Sullivan Patterson photograph collection

 Collection — othertype: PA-158
Identifier: SFHL-PA-158
Overview

Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. This collection includes photographs from Mary Sullivan Patterson's life, including her time at Swarthmore College, as well as family photographs and photographs of Quaker meeting houses.

Dates: 1819 - 1968

Paul M. Pearson (Paul Martin) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-121
Overview Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. The collection contains biographical and genealogical materials, personal correspondence (1894-1938), writings (published and manuscript), extensive material on the Swarthmore Chautauqua as...
Dates: 1890-2011 (bulk 1890-1938)

Peaslee-Engle Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-273
Overview

Correspondence of the related Peaslee/Peasley and Engle families, as collected by Emma P. Engle. Includes letters to her parents while she was a student at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1893-1961

J. Roland Pennock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-011
Overview

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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-010
Overview

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

Edna Postlethwaite Family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-125
Overview Edna Postlethwaite (1892-1972) graduated from Swarthmore College in 1914 and earned a masters degree from Columbia University. A Quaker and a member of New York Monthly Meeting of Friends, she was a teacher and involved in many social concerns. The collection contains the letters and diaries of Edna Postlethwaite and photocopies of the letters of G. Edmund Stratton, her uncle, and also a Swarthmore College graduate. Of particular interest is the correspondence of the former with her parents,...
Dates: 1894-1962

Richardson-Yarnall family pictures

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-185
Overview

The collection contains photographs and other images of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who lived in Philadelpia and Byberry, Pennsylvania. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special interest are the silhouettes of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families created in the Peale Museum, Philadelphia

Dates: 1806 - 1958

Emmor Roberts transcribed letters to Israel Roberts

 Collection — othertype: SC-282
Identifier: SFHL-SC-282
Overview

Collection of typed transcribed letters written by Emmor Robert, New Jersey Quaker farmer, to his son, Israel Roberts, a student at Swarthmore College, Class of 1878. Contains descriptions of daily life on the farm, family and Quaker local news.

Dates: Transcript not dated. Original letters dated 1875-1877

Russell-Pownall-Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-280
Overview

Journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of the Russell, Pownall and Walton families of Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is material relating to the Swarthmore Chatauqua and to Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1839-1983

James H. Scheuer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-001
Overview 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

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Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Hoadley, George A. (George Arthur), 1848-1936 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
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Pennock, J. Roland (James Roland), 1906-1995 3
Smith, Courtney C. (Courtney Craig), -1916 3
Swarthmore College. Board of Managers 3
Swarthmore College. Faculty 3
Swarthmore College. Swarthmore African-American Student Society 3
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 3
Wister, John C. (John Caspar), 1887-1982 3
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 2
Beardsley, Arthur, 1843-1917 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bloom, Alfred H. 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Cross, Robert D., 1924-2003 2
Fraser, David W. 2
Friend, Theodore 2
Friends Educational Association (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1862-1864) 2
Harvard Business School 2
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 2
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Lang, Eugene, 1919-2017 2
Magill, Edward H. (Edward Hicks), 1825-1907 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Nason, John W. 2
Palmer, Samuel Copeland 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Swain, Joseph, 1857-1927 2
Swarthmore Chautauqua Association 2
Swarthmore College. Athletic Association 2
Swarthmore College. Black Cultural Center 2
Swarthmore College. Gospel Choir 2
Swarthmore College. Scott Arboretum 2
Swarthmore College. The Halcyon 2
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 2
United States. Navy 2
Walton family 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wharton family 2
Wharton, Anna Lovering, 1830-1914 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Albertson, Mary, 1895-1986 1
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
American Peace Society 1
American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Appleton, William Hyde, 1837-1926 1
Arthur Hoyt Scott Horticultural Foundation 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin Jr., DeWitt C. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Barus, Carl, 1919-1990 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beardsley, Monroe C. 1
Benjamin West Society (Swarthmore College) 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blanshard, Brand, 1892-1987 1
Blanshard, Frances Bradshaw, 1895-1966 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Booth family 1
Booth, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Martin), 1816-1882 1
Booth, Ellen M. (Ellen Miller), 1853-1929 1
Booth, George M. (George Martin), 1851-1918 1
Booth, William, 1812-1877 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Branson family 1
Brinton family 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Browning, Robert M., 1913-2009 1
Burnham, Carrie S. (Carrie Sylvester), 1838-1909 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Cerstvik, Milan S. 1
Chester Preparative Meeting School 1
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