Lungren-Raiman Family Papers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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C. Howard Lungren (b. 1855) and Rebecca C. Allen were married in Philadelphia in 1880. They moved to Swarthmore in 1901 and lived at 230 Rutgers Avenue. They had eight children including Emma Dallas Lungren who was in the Class of 1914, Swarthmore College. Their daughter Rebecca married Dr. William A. Raiman in 1879. The Raimans lived at 501 Harvard Avenue, and the house remained in the family until 2001. Two sons served in Company H, Pennsylvania Reserve Militia.
The collection contains Lungren genealogical material and a record book recording the move to Swarthmore and published booklets by C. Howard Lungren. Also miscellaneous material including photographs of Revolutionary War reenactments on the grounds of Swarthmore College.
The collection is contained in 1 box.
Donor: Will Raiman
The collection was received unsorted. It was processed and described in 2002. The 1924 Directory was transferred to Swarthmore Historical Society Reference files and the early photograph of the Methodist Church transferred to Swarthmore Borough Pictures
Provenance: The collection was given by the grandson of Dr. William Raiman when the family home was sold..
The following materials, originally part of the collection, have been removed and recatalogued:
- Photo of Methodist Church, FHL Swarthmore Borough Pictures, PA 64
- 1924 Directory to SHS Reference Collection
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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- FHL staff
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- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
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