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Frank Aydelotte Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D07
Overview

The Frank Aydelotte Papers consists of President Aydelotte's official correspondence, correspondence with faculty, and personal papers.

Dates: 1905-1956

William W. Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D05
Overview

This collection contains correspondence, lists of prospective students, class lists of alumni, and miscellaneous material of William W. Birdsall, fifth President of Swarthmore College (1898-1902).

Dates: 1898-1902

Theodore Friend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D11
Overview

Theodore Friend was President of Swarthmore College from 1973 to 1982. He is a teacher, historian, and novelist. His books include Indonesian Destinies (Harvard University Press, 2003) and Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines (Yale University Press, 1965). He is President Emeritus of the Eisenhower Fellowship and a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Dates: 1923 - 1982

Annie M. Lukens papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-077
Abstract

This collection includes letters and papers of Annie M. Lukens, written while she attended Swarthmore College. Included are letters to her parents, describing her daily schedule and activities, and several brief anecdotes.

Dates: 1870-1872

John W. Nason Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D08
Overview In June 1940 at the age of thirty-five, John W. Nason (1905-2001) became the eighth president of Swarthmore College. A strong proponent of the Honors Program, he continued the mission of academic excellence established by Frank Aydelotte while adapting the campus to the pressures of World War. The first series of this collection, 1927-1965, contains John W.Nason's official correspondence and correspondence with faculty. There is also one box of reports collected by Nason's Vice President...
Dates: 1927-1965

Edward Parrish Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D01
Overview

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

Dates: 1859-1872

Parrish Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-229
Overview Collection contains papers of the Parrish family, a prominent Philadelphia Quaker family. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College. Also of special interest is the correspondence of Dillwyn Parrish and his aunt and uncle, William and Deborah Parrish Wright; the letters of the Wrights in 1835 and 1836 give information about abolition and anti-slavery efforts in Lancaster County. A scrapbook assembled by Clemmons Parrish...
Dates: 1780-1966

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

Courtney C. Smith Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D09
Overview

Courtney C. Smith (1916-1969) was the ninth president of Swarthmore College, from 1953 to his death. The collection contains his official correspondence including correspondence with faculty. It includes extensive material on the controversy surrounding the construction of The Blue Route, Interstate Highway 476.

Dates: 1953-1969

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Browning, Robert M., 1913-2009 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Gilbert, Charles E., 1927- 1
Guggenheim Foundation 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hallowell, Thomas J. 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Landis, Kendall 1
Lax, Stephen G. 1
Lukens, Annie M. ((Annie Mary)), 1855-1939 1
Lyons, Isabel Logan 1
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
McCabe, Thomas B. (Thomas Bayard), 1893-1982 1
McDiarmid, Dorothy Shoemaker 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Oksenberg, Michel C. 1
Parrish family 1
Parrish, Clemmons, 1848-1912 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Parrish, Margaret S. (Margaret Shreve), 1824-1872 1
Parrish, Thomas C. (Thomas Clarkson), 1847-1899 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Poole, William, 1937 June 19- 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rhodes Trust (Oxford, England) 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Simonds, Marjorie Todd 1
Smith, Courtney C. (Courtney Craig), -1916 1
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 1
Smith, Richard O., 1918-2007 1
Smoyer, Barbara S. 1
Strode, Hildreth 1
Turner, Richard O. 1
Tyson, Martha Ellicott, 1795-1873 1
University of Oxford 1
Wharton, Susanna Parrish, 1852-1928 1
Wharton, Susanna, 1827-1915 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Wright, Harrison M. 1
Wright, William, d.1846 1
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