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Aimwell School records

Identifier: HC.MC-1183

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the "primary and grammar grades" for poor girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-014
Overview Elizabeth Powell Bond (1841-1926) served for four years as Matron of Swarthmore College and was appointed as its first Dean of Women in 1890. She retired in 1906. 1906. A birthright Quaker and lifelong member of the Society of Friends, she played an important role in the development of coeducation at the College. (1860-1926), diaries and journals (1856-1925), business papers, speeches and articles, pictures, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Louisa M. Alcott, Ellen Emerson, Hannah...
Dates: 1856-1958

Bryn Mawr College photo archives inventory

Identifier: BMC-Photo Archives
Abstract The Photo Archives comprises photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives depicting the history of Bryn Mawr College from 1885 to the early 2000s. The majority of prints are in black-and-white, though there are a few in color from the late 1960s through the 1980s. Older prints range from carte-de-visite, cabinet cards, cyanotypes and some other early photomechanical processes. Photos are organized in three sub-collections: People; Buildings and Campus; and Events and Groups. The...
Dates: 1885-2000s
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College scrapbook and photo album collection

Identifier: BMC-9LS-SCP
Abstract This collection consists of a large number of scrapbooks assembled by Bryn Mawr College Alumnae, focusing on their years at Bryn Mawr College. The alumnae represented graduated at various times between 1891 and 1950. The vast majority of the scrapbooks come from the earlier years of Bryn Mawr College.There is huge variety among items in this collection. Some scrapbooks contain a great deal of material while others are sparse. Some provide commentary on the items, ranging from...
Dates: 1885 - 1955
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Conversational Club of Norristown papers

Identifier: BMC-M140

The Conversational Club of Norristown is a women’s education club founded in 1885 that continues to meet today whose purpose is the “Study of History, Literature, and Art, and the promotion of intelligent thought and conversation.” The collection of the club’s papers consists of records of the meetings and activities of the club from 1885 to 2013 primarily in the forms of minutes, programs, correspondence, and other sources collected by the club.

Dates: 1885 - 2013
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Grace de Laguna papers

Identifier: BMC-1994-01

Grace de Laguna was a professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr, a past president of the American Philosophical Association, and mother of Frederica de Laguna, the noted anthropologist. This collection consists of Personal Material, Correspondence, Reprints, and Typescripts.

Dates: 1899 - 1969
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Margaret Roberts Eastburn Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-036
Overview Margaret Roberts Eastburn (1880-1964) was a Quaker elementary school teacher and principal. The collection contains primarily correspondence relating to Eastburn's career as an educator in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and especially her activities (1905-1921) as teacher and principal at Aimwell school, Philadelphia, Pa., a Quaker school for poor girls. Also included are biographical and genealogical materials, and business, financial, and legal papers of the Eastburn family of Bucks County,...
Dates: 1786-1951

Susan Walker FitzGerald papers

Identifier: BMC-M19
Overview Susan Walker FitzGerald (1871-1943) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While at Bryn Mawr, class of 1893, she founded the Student Government Association and graduated with a degree in history/political science. Susan W. FitzGerald is best known for her commitment to the women's suffrage movement and her involvement in progressive political organizations. The papers are arranged chronologically beginning with a few letters, postcards and memorabilia from Susan's childhood and ending with...
Dates: 1875 - 1924
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Dorothy Foster papers

Identifier: BMC-12H-Foster-1904
Overview Dorothy Foster was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1900-1904. The papers consist of her letters written by Foster to her mother, Genevieve Stimpson, during her junior and senior years of college (1902-1904). The letters primarily concern her school work, her duties as class president, news about the college, guests she hosted, and lectures she attended. They are arranged in folders by date, with the exception of the first folder of miscellaneous items including academic records and an essay...
Dates: 1902 - 1904
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Nathalie Gookin papers

Identifier: A82-39
Abstract Nathalie Gookin was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1916-1920. Her collection consists of daily letters written to her parents and aunt during her time in college, as well as some letters from before she matriculated and some from after she graduated. She was admitted to Bryn Mawr with a $100 Western States Scholarship at the age of sixteen and she was the youngest person in the college. She lived in Rockefeller dorm all four years, majored in English and Latin, and graduated 5th in her class,...
Dates: 1916 - 1920
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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