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Swarthmore College audiovisual materials

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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

Includes audiocassette tapes, VHS and other video cassettes, reel-to-reel audio tapes, video film reels, vinyl records, CDs and DVDs, DV digital video, and more. Depicted are: events such as commencements, alumni days, and Founders' days; student clubs and performances; scenes of campus life; lectures and conferences; television clips featuring Swarthmore College or alumni; radio including WSRN and clips; and more.

Friends Historical Library's audiovisual materials are sorted by format (e.g. VHS, audiocassette, etc.) and then numbered and inventoried in the order they are processed. Swarthmore College and Quaker content are comingled.

Early film reels have been digitized and are available online via YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdm7YFCrPT5_UacD_M3fBajbtGrZbtOWE) or in Swarthmore's institutional repository (http://triceratops.brynmawr.edu/dspace/handle/10066/5840/browse?type=title).

Collected from various sources at various times.

Most of these materials are cataloged in Tripod, http://tripod.swarthmore.edu. Later additions may only be listed in an in-house inventory. Inquire with Friends Historical Library staff.

Organization

Publisher
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Finding Aid Date
2019
Access Restrictions

Most of the collection is considered available for research use. However, depending on the format and condition of the material, access may be restricted for practical reasons. Generally, it is incumbent upon researchers to pay for the cost to digitize an item so that it can be accessed.

Collection Inventory

Alice Walker [original recording], 1981.
Physical Description

This item is a cassette tape

Student Poetry Reading [original recording], 1986.
Physical Description

This item is a cassette tape

Student Poetry Reading [copy] , 1986.
Physical Description

ths item is a cassette tape

Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill [original recording] , 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill [copy] , 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Richard Murphy [original recording] , 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Richard Murphy [copy] , 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Jane Gallop "The Problem with Definition" [original recording] 1, 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Jane Gallop "The Problem with Definition" [original recording] 2, 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Jane Gallop "The Problem with Definition" [copy] 1, 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Jane Gallop "The Problem with Definition" [copy] 2, 1987.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Michaela M. Rea and William Abrahams [original recording], 1984.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Derek Mahan [original recording], 1984.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

Nat Anderson and Peter Schmidt [original recording], 1990.
Physical Description

this item is a cassette tape

unlabeled recordings .
Physical Description

3 unlabeled cassette tapes. The contense is unknown.

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