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Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Morris L. Clothier papers on Swarthmore College

 Collection — Othertype RG6-R3-008
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-008

Morris Lewis Clothier (1868-1947) was a businessman associated with Strawbridge & Clothier department store and a Swarthmore College alum who remained involved with the college from his graduation in 1890 until his death. The Morris L. Clothier papers on Swarthmore College, 1885-1948, consist of coursework, ephemera, nostalgic memorials, photographs, and other papers relating to Morris L. Clothier's time as a Swarthmore student and his involvement with alumni activities.

Dates: 1885-1948

Helen Griffith papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BMC-Griffith
Abstract Helen Griffith was a member of Bryn Mawr’s class of 1905. After graduation, she taught English at Mount Holyoke, Bennett, and Tougaloo Colleges. In 1966, she published a biography of Sarah Dickey titled “Dauntless in Mississippi: The Life of Sarah A. Dickey.” Griffith died in 1976. The Helen Griffith papers houses Griffith’s college diary and scrapbook. The diary spans 1903-1910, but the bulk of the entries describe either her junior and senior years at Bryn Mawr (1903-1905) or her first...
Dates: 1901 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1905
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

William I. Hull Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Abstract William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Phyllis Nelson Yuhas Papers

 Collection — Othertype RG6-R3-003
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-003
Abstract Phyllis Nelson Yuhas (1922-2006) was an emeritus professor of history and one of the founders of international education at Ball State University, Indiana. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 1944 and received a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.. The collection contains letters, 1940-1944, from Phyllis Ann Nelson, a student at Swarthmore College, to her family in Iowa. She wrote weekly letters, detailing her daily...
Dates: 1940-1944