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Mary Lois Broomell Eberle travel diaries

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-013

Scope and Contents

Contains the typed and photocopied diaries of trips sponsored by Swarthmore College Alumni Department. Mary Lou Eberle recorded in great detail the itinerary, lectures, and sites visited and her impressions.


  • Creation: 1978-1998

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. One week delay to view materials.

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 in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf 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

Mary Lois Broomell ("Mary Lo") was born Aug. 28, 1918. In 1940, she graduated from Swarthmore College where she met her future husband, Charles "Buzz" Eberle, Jr., also in the Class of 1940. They were married August 2, 1941.

Charles A. Eberle was born Dec. 4, 1916, and died February 10, 1986. Charles served in the Air Force during WWII and subsequently worked for Johns-Manville. Both of the Eberles were staunch supporters of the College, serving as Class officers and fundraisers. The Eberles enjoyed travel, and they participated in 12/4/1916trips abroad sponsored by the Alumni Association. The program was called the Swarthmore Alumni College Abroad.


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This collection contains the travel diaries of Mary Lois Broomell Eberle.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Lois Eberle. Acc. 1999-046

Transfer from Swarthmore College Alumni Office, 2000

Mary Lois Broomell Eberle travel diaries, 1978-1998
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