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Charles Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-112
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material...
Dates: 1829-1942

Palmer Family Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-087
Overview

The Palmer family was a Hicksite Quaker family who settled in Bucks County, PA, but who were also active in Delaware County, especially as several family members attended Swarthmore College. Dating from the 1880s to the 1890s, this collections consists of cabinet cards and cartes de visite that depict members of the Palmer family as well as family relatives or friends.

Dates: 1880s-1890s

Samuel C. (Samuel Copeland) Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-114
Overview Samuel Copeland Palmer (1874-1961) was Professor of Botany at Swarthmore College, Pa., from 1909 to 1942 and a lifelong member of the Society of Friends. In 1929, he served as botanist in Bowdoin-Baffin Land expedition under the command of Donald B. MacMillan, and after his retirement from teaching, he worked on a project to illustrate all plant species in Delaware County, Pa. This collection contains biographical material, writings, correspondence, and Swarthmore College memorabilia. It is...
Dates: 1895-1957

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
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: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]

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

David Hutchinson Scull Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-135
Overview David Hutchinson Scull (1914-1983) was a Quaker businessman and civil rights activist in Virginia. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1936, joined the Society of Friends while a student, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1974-1977. He was president of Turnpike Press, a family publishing company, and an insurance executive. He also was clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and a founder of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker...
Dates: 1931-1936

Benjamin Sharp Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-136
Overview Benjamin Sharp (1858-1915), a zoologist who was primarily affiliated with the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, attended Swarthmore College (1876) and earned a M.D. and Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A birthright member of the Society of Friends (Quakers), Dr. Sharp was the son of Benjamin and Hannah B. (Leedom) Sharp of the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pa. He was married to Virginia May of Ridley, Mass. The family moved to Massachusetts in the early 20th...
Dates: 1809-1915

Swarthmore College Advocacy Training Group Project Records

 Collection — othertype: RG6-Q039
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q039
Overview

Collection contained the records of the Advocacy Training Group Project at Swarthmore College that trained students as peer faciliators in mediation and conflict resolution. It also includes materials related to various types of student advocacy in the late 1980s through the early 1990s.

Dates: 1989 - 1995

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-086
Overview

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 Black Studies Program Records

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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

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
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Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
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Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 1
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1849-1921 1
Balderston, Judith Braude, 1926-1993 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Chopp, Rebecca S., -1952 1
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Cunningham, Susan Jane, 1842-1921 1
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Miller, John Anthony, 1859-1946 1
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Myers, E. Mae (Emma Mae Myers), 1879-1953 1
Palmer, Charles, 1863-1966 1
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Schofield, Oliver W. (Oliver Wilson), 1806-1852 1
Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983 1
Sharp, Benjamin, 1858-1915 1
Sharp, Rebecca, 1823-1853 1
Sharp, Virginia Mae Guild 1
Stabler, Edward, 1769-1831 1
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Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
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Wahl, Albert John, 1909-1996 1
Wister, John C. (John Caspar), 1887-1982 1
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