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Swarthmore Rotary Club Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG7-003

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the records of the Swarthmore Rotary Club, an organization of business persons, dedicated to educational and charitable pursuits with the motto is "Service Above Self."


  • 1955-1997


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Physical Access Note

All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Contact Friends Historical Library staff at at least two weeks in advance of visit to request boxes.

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Biographical / Historical

The Swarthmore Rotary Club was founded April 1, 1937. An organization of business persons, it is dedicated to educational and charitable pursuits with the motto is "Service Above Self."


3 Linear Feet (6 boxes, stored off site as of 2005)




The Swarthmore Rotary Club was organized April 1, 1937, and held its first luncheon on April 9th. It was chartered on April 26, 1937, with fifteen charter members. The Club's activities include supporting various charitable causes. It is active in the community with a web site at


The collection is divided into 8 series:

  1. Official Papers and Minutes
  2. Publications and Reports
  3. Financial
  4. Membership
  5. Activities
  6. Correspondence
  7. Publicity
  8. Miscellaneous

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Swarthmore Rotary

Date: 1999

Processing Information

The first group of papers were deposited in 1999 and a detailed inventory was created. Later deposits have been added to existing series.


Swarthmore Rotary Club Records, 1955-1997
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