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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 127 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Schofield photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-143
Overview

Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. This collection contains a number of portraits of Martha Schofield, as well as some family pictures and photographs of the Schofield school.

Dates: 1847 - 1984

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

Stabler family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-119
Overview

The Stabler family were Quakers involved in a wide variety of fields. This collection includes portraits and group photos of various members of the Stabler family. These include card photos, silhouettes, and an album, among other forms.

Dates: 1760 - 1988

Swarthmore Borough Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-064
Overview

This collection consists of 4 binders of original and copy photographs and negatives, dating from approximately 1880 to 2005, of the Swarthmore Borough, located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Many of the images were used in the book Swarthmore Illustrated: A Centennial History by Susanna K. Morikawa and Patricia C. O'Donnell (1993).

Dates: 1880 - 2005

Swarthmore College Astronomy Department photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-086
Overview

This collection, dating from 1905 to 1975, consists of astronomy images taken or collected by Swarthmore College Astronomy Department students and professors. Most of the images are on glassplates, but there are also some paper photographs. Images depict the college, eclipses, constellations, comets, and more.

Dates: 1905 - 1975

Swarthmore College Bulletin photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-078
Overview

The Swarthmore College Bulletin is the official alumni magazine of Swarthmore College. This collection consists of photographs assembled for use in the magazine, some of which were ultimately published and some of which were not. Most of these are color photographs.

Dates: 1987 - 2002

Swarthmore College employee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-207
Overview

This collection consists of photographs of Swarthmore College faculty, staff, administrators, and Board Members, from the time of the College's founding into the 21st century. Photographs collected by the Friends Historical Library from various sources internal and external to the College.

Dates: 1864 - 2009

Swarthmore College Lantern Slide and Glass Plate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-198
Overview The collection of Swarthmore College lantern slides contains historic images of the College and Borough of Swarthmore and photographs of College events and activities. The core of the collection was the selection presented by Professor George A. Hoadley at the Alumni Banquet on June 9, 1917. An avid amateur photographer, he served as the president of the Swarthmore College Camera Club which sponsored an annual lantern slide exhibition. The lantern slides were created from a number of...
Dates: 1897 - 1931

Swarthmore College Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-010
Overview

This collection contains 31 photograph albums, dating from approximately 1876 to 1975, that document Swarthmore College social life and campus views. Various sources donated the material, and the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College made an artifical collection in 3/2005 that combined all the photos into one group.

Dates: 1876 - 1975

Swarthmore College photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-200-210
Overview

This collection consists of photographs of Swarthmore College from the time of the College's founding into the 21st century. College buildings, students, alumni, employees, activities, events, and other subjects are depicted. Photographs collected by the Friends Historical Library from various sources internal and external to the College.

Dates: 1864 - 2009