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Universities and colleges -- United States -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College records on the Area Universities' Bicentennial Exhibition

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-K03
Abstract 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

Identifier: HCI-002

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

Identifier: HCI-001

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

Dates: 1860-2024

Haverford College Special Events records

Identifier: HCI-003

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

Dates: 1835-2019

George A. Hoadley Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-327
Abstract 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