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Universities and colleges -- United States -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College records on the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-K03
Overview In conjunction with the United States Bicentennial Celebration in Philadelphia in 1976, Swarthmore College banded together with eleven other local colleges and universities to create the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition, a public display titled "Learning, Revolution, and Democracy." This collection includes both internal Swarthmore documents about the college's contributions to the exhibit, as well as correspondence with other members of the University and College Consortium for...
Dates: 1973/1977

Haverford College Anniversaries records

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Identifier: HCI-002
Overview

This collection is comprised of materials related to anniversaries of Haverford College's founding in 1833, dating from the College's Semi-Centennial (1883) to its Sesquicentennial (1983).

Dates: 1883-1983

Haverford College Commencement records

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Identifier: HCI-001
Overview

This collection is comprised of materials related to Haverford College commencements, including programs, invitations, addresses, Senior Class day materials, and general information.

Dates: 1860-2022

Haverford College Special Events records

 Collection
Identifier: HCI-003
Overview

Materials pertaining to various Haverford College events, including inaugurations, addresses, and dedications.

Dates: 1835-2017

George A. Hoadley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-327
Overview The collection contains the papers of George A. Hoadley, long-time professor of physics at Swarthmore College and secretary of the Franklin Institute, as well as papers of his extended family. Of particular interest are diaries kept by his second wife's parents, Carrie B. Kilgore and Damon Y. Kilgore, both attorneys and reformers. George Hoadley's correspondence with his children include mention of people and events in the Borough of Swarthmore and Swarthmore College. A founder of the...
Dates: 1850 - 1957