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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:

Friends Boarding Home of Concord Quarterly Meeting (The Hickman) Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-071
Overview

The Hickman is a senior living community located in the heart of West Chester, Pennsylvania, and which is guided by Quaker principles and tradition. This collection depicts the life of those in the Hickman, providing color and black and white photographs of guests, staff, and the boarding home, from 1896 to 1991.

Dates: 1896 - 1991

Friends General Conference Photos

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-084
Overview

Founded in 1900, when Hicksite yearly meetings joined together, the FGC is dedicated to holding annual meetings intended to nurture Quaker faith, practice, and inclusivity. In this collection, dated from 1894 to 1997, the yearly FGC meetings are photographed and presented in loose black and white and color photographs that show conference attendees and locations.

Dates: 1894 - 1997

Friends General Conference slide show on "George Fox Country"

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-040
Overview

The Audio-Visual Subcommittee of the Religious Education Committee of the Friends General Conference assembled this slide collection alongside a script. The purpose, according to the introduction, is "to help viewers feel better acquainted with George Fox, the period in which he lived, and to bring alive for present day Friends the feel of theh country where Quakerism began." This collection contains slides related to George Fox's life and surroundings and an accompanying script.

Dates: 1952 - 1970

Friends Historical Library cased photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-107
Overview

This collection consists of miscellaneous cased photographs - primarily daguerreotypes and ambrotypes, with some other formats - collected at various times from various sources by the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Many were acquired as parts of manuscript collections of family papers.

Dates: approximately 1840-1870

Friends Historical Library collected miscellaneous lantern slides, glass negatives, and other formats

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-199
Overview

This collection contains assorted lantern slides from various sources and places. These include: Joseph Schmoe Collection; Spence Etchings; National Parks; George A. Hoadley Travel Collection; Flowers and Gardens; Unidentified and uncategorized Swarthmore Borough Gardens

Dates: 1890 - 1930

Friends Historical Library collected silhouettes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033
Overview

This collection combines various silhouette albums and images acquired by Friends Hitorical Library into a single finding aid.

Dates: Circa 1803-1845

Friends Historical Library collection of meetinghouse photograph collections

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-QMH
Overview

Here are listed, in approximate chronological order, collections of photographs of Quaker meetinghouses, stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. The collections were photographed or assembled by various individuals at various times.

Dates: 1800 - 2000

Friends Historical Library collection of panoramic photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-172
Overview

This collection includes rolled panoramic photos, mostly Quaker conferences, including New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM), Friends General Conference (FGC), Friends World Conference, Young Friends Conference, and more.

Dates: 1911 - 1967

Friends Historical Library meetinghouse picture file

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-MPF
Overview

This collection consists of images of various Quaker meetinghouses across the world, collected at various times from various sources, by the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1800 - 2000

Friends Historical Library miscellaneous photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-100
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous photographs, engravings, illustrations, and other images, acquired over time from various sources by the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Most depict Quaker schools or the the homes of Quaker families. There are also historically Quaker senior homes, conference and retreat centers, colleges and universities, and social service agencies (hospitals, orphanages, etc.). There are images of additional miscellaneous organizations and topics...
Dates: circa 1850-2000