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Elliott Richardson reminiscences, 1963

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-297

Scope and Contents

Handwritten (partial) and typed copies of reminiscences of Elliott Richardson, 1881-1941. Elliott Richardson, II, (1881-1964) served as long-time Borough Manager of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Swarthmore College, 1902.

Dates

  • 1963

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Born in Philadelphia, Elliott Richardson (1881-1964) was the son of Dr. Elliott Richardson and Achsah Nevins Richardson. Both parents died when he was young, and he and his siblings were raised by their aunts. He graduated from the George School and then earned a B.S. from Swarthmore College in 1902, followed by a degree in civil engineering. In 1915, he married Dorothy Strode. A member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting, he served as Borough Manager for 26 years, retiring in 1961.

Extent

3 folders

Language

English

Overview

Handwritten (partial) and typed copies of reminiscences of Elliott Richardson, 1881-1941. Elliott Richardson, II, (1881-1964) served as long-time Borough Manager of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Swarthmore College, 1902.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert Elliott Richardson, grandson, Acc. 2020.19.

Related Materials

Richardson Family Papers, RG 5/187;

Swarthmore College Alumni Reference, RG 2/R2/ 6186.

General

Edited by Jane Richardson Mapes and printed by Richardson Press, Riverton, NJ. Copyright Elliott Richardson, III. They were the children of Elliott Richardson.

Status
Completed
Author
Susanna Morikawa
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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