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Swarthmore College alumni files


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

Files created by the alumni office and added to over time by Friends Historical Library staff. These files typically contain basic information about the student (occupation, residence, etc.), newspaper clippings and obituaries, correspondence with the alumni office (usually about donations), and sometimes other material. Occassionally includes photographs.

Each file is signed an arbitrary ID number, in the order the file is received by or created by FHL staff.

Transfer from Alumni Office or collected from miscellaneous sources.

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Access Restrictions

Files are restricted until the decease of the alum.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

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