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
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- S. Morikawa
- Finding Aid Date
- March 2022
Over-sized and over-stuffed acidic scrapbook containing clippings, photographs and memorabilia of Mildred McCowan's childhood activites through junior high school. Mildren McCowan graduated in the SHS Class of 1951. Acc. SHS 2009.08Physical Description
Scrapbook of published birth announcements of babies born to Swarthmore residents and relations. The clippings of later entries were taped in clippings and became loose.Physical Description
Unknown source. Helen apparently was from NYC and graduated from Mary Lyon in 1920. Scrapbook contains programs, clippings, address cards, etc. Of interest, two photographs of the campus: New building, tennis courts.
Ephemera mounted in commercial scrapbook, embossed Swarthmore Prepative School on cover. Includes clippings, theater and schools memorabilia, and photographs. Of special interest, interior of the School swimming pool. Mounted personal photographs at back album.
Memorial scrapbooks for Henry A. Peirsol of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. He was born and died in the same house in Swarthmore. He served in the Swarthmore Police, worked for Swarthmore National Bank, and was head of Security at Swarthmore College at the time of his death. The scrapbook contains clippings and photos, etc., of his life and career. Also family estate documents.
Scrapbook of programs, dance cards, etc., with loose greeting cards, 1940s, 1960s letters
2 volumesVol. 2, 1944-1945 removed from moldy covers