Swarthmore College Student manuscript publications, 1874-1878
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Cite as: Swarthmore College Student Manuscript Publications, SC/249, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Contains two handwritten student publications created by early students at Swarthmore College. Star, Vol. 1#4, is dated 1874 and apparently compiled by several authors, with notes on campus life and comments. Three issues of The Sun Flower, 1877-1878, were probably created by men students in the Sciences. They include commentary on classes and student life and satiric drawings. This publication was a gift to Friends Historical Library in 1934 from Edward Martin, Class of 1878, a prominent Philadelphia surgeon. Class Paper of '79, a satiric collection of poems and prose edited by H. C. Field.
Source of acquisition--Swarthmore College Archives, RG6/A. Method of acquisition--Transfer from; Date of acquisition--2011.