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Swarthmore Chautauqua Associatioin

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Swarthmore Chautauqua memorabilia collected by Kevin Gilmartin

 Collection — Othertype SC-281
Identifier: SFHL-SC-281
Abstract The Chautauqua movement grew out of the American Lyceum and had its beginnings in 1874 at Chautauqua Lake, New York. In the late 1800s, this movement to provide entertainment and education to the American public was extended by circuit Chautauquas. The Swarthmore Chautauqua was the youngest of the circuits and was founded in 1912 by Paul M. Pearson of Swarthmore College. This small collection of Chautauqua memorabilia contains programs, travel details, a letter describing travel and...
Dates: 1920 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1920-1921 (Bulk)