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Griscom Hall Association


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Griscom Hall Association was a Quaker organization which established and ran Griscom Hall, a summer recreational facility for young Quakers in Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania.

The collection contains correspondence, reports, a history of the Hall and the Association, and other related papers.

The collection is organized into 4 series. The series are:

  1. Reports
  2. Correspondence
  3. Legal Papers
  4. Memorabilia

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Gift of William C. Coles, Jr., 1969

Gift of Esther P. Zerega, 1973

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

Annual reports to stockholders, 1947-1961.
Box 1
Reports of Business Manager and Treasurer, 1950-1952.
Box 1

Correspondence, 1954-1961.
Box 1

Proposed agreement and lease, 1955.
Box 1
Physical Description

typewritten copy negative reproduction

Log book, 1907-1954.
Box 1
Publicity card.
Box 1

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