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SFHL/FHL/PA. Photograph Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/PA
Collections of still photographic types, including paper prints, cased photographs, glass plates, and slides. Historically, when processing a collection, FHL staff have often removed the photographs from the manuscript portion (e.g. RG4 organizational records or RG5 family or personal papers) and stored them as an associated PA photographs collection. FHL staff have also assembled alphabetical files by topic, such as the Meetinghouse Picture File.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Louise K. Clement Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-061
Overview

Louise K. Clement was an avid photographer who captured foreign landscapes and peoples, urban and idllyic settings, and portraits of people of all ages from approximately 1914-1946.

Dates: 1914 - 1946

Peter Dechert photographs of Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-042
Overview

Peter Dechert Associates, a photography company, took thousands of photographs of schools, colleges, and universities between 1952 and 1968. One of these colleges was Swarthmore College. This collection contains a box of negatives and a box of small black and white photographs of various Swarthmore College functions and activities.

Dates: 1961 - 1965

Charles B. Doron "Views of Swarthmore" photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-149
Overview

Approximately one dozen photographs of Swarthmore College and vicinity, from Charles B. Doron's "Views of Swarthmore" series. Collection is incomplete.

Dates: 1879 - 1881

1992 "Halcyon" (Swarthmore College yearbook) photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-133
Overview

This collection consists of the photographs that were used to produce the 1992 version of the "Halcyon," the Swarthmore College yearbook.

Dates: 1992

Walter Holt photographs of Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-178
Overview

Walter Holt, a Media, Pa., professional photographer, was commissioned by Swarthmore College from 1965-1995. He photographed Commencements and Inaugurations, Alumni days, and other special events as well as campus scenes and student and faculty portraits.

Dates: 1965 - 1995

Leandre Jackson photographs of Black student life at Swarthmore College

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-179
Overview

Leandre Jackson, a professional photographer, graduated from Swarthmore College in 1975 and served as Director of Swarthmore's Black Cultural Center 1975-1977 (full time from 1975-1976 and part time from 1976-1977. This collection consist of photographs taken by Leandre Jackson and displayed in a February 2015 exhibition at the Swarthmore College Library entitled "Proof of Black Life."

Dates: 1970 - 1995

Roy and Rogers McVaugh family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-038
Overview

Roy McVaugh and his son Rogers McVaugh both attended George School and Swarthmore College. This collection consists of three albums with photographs taken by Roy McVaugh (1 album) and Rogers McVaugh (2 albums)

Dates: 1897 - 1932

Mary Sullivan Patterson photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-158
Overview

Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. This collection includes photographs from Mary Sullivan Patterson's life, including her time at Swarthmore College, as well as family photographs and photographs of Quaker meeting houses.

Dates: 1819 - 1968

Richardson-Yarnall family pictures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-185
Overview

The collection contains photographs and other images of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who lived in Philadelpia and Byberry, Pennsylvania. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special interest are the silhouettes of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families created in the Peale Museum, Philadelphia

Dates: 1806 - 1958

Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-111
Overview The Arthur Hoyt Scott Horticultural Foundation was established at Swarthmore College in 1929 as a memorial to Arthur Hoyt Scott (1874-1927). The intention of the Foundation was to focus on plantings appropriate to Eastern Pennsylvania, creating a practical "garden of ideas" for amateur gardeners while at the same time improving the campus. The name changed to Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in 1986. This collection consists of slides of plants, the Scott Arboretum, Arboretum employees,...
Dates: 1925 - 2005