Joseph Swain correspondence
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Overview and metadata sections
When Herbert Hoover took his entrance examinations at Stanford University, Dr. Joseph Swain, later the President of Swarthmore College, presided over these examinations. Dr. Swain took an interest in Hoover and helped him through his education.
Herbert C. Hoover was a Quaker.
Source of acquisition--Isabel Morgan Lauder. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1975.
Source of acquisition--Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1977.
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- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.