Peter Dechert photographs of Swarthmore College
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a box of negatives and a box of small black and white photographs of various Swarthmore College functions and activities. Photos include: people (Clair Wilcox, Courtney Smith, Mike Cook (at Oxford), Peter Van de Kamp, Claudio Spies, Jose Serebrier, Luis Batlle (piano)), sporting events (track, tennis, baseball, football, lacrosse), performances (dance, P.G. Swing Orchestra, Israeli Symphony conductor, music in Clothier, Theatre Guild, outdoor spring band concernt, modern dance, Swarthmore Singers), buildings (Bartol, Bond, the Crum, Tarble, Trotter, Parrish, Friends Meeting House, Sharples dining hall, Wade House), and special events (alumni day, commencement, fund drive, Engineer's Club luncheon, Athletic Department 100th Anniversary, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Swarthmore Centennial Fund.)
- 1961 - 1965
- Dechert, Peter (Person)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
This collection is available for research use.
Copyright and Rights Information
Credit photogapher as "Peter Dechert" unless otherwise noted.
Biographical / Historical
Peter Dechert Associates, a photography company, took thousands of photographs of schools, colleges, and universities between 1952 and 1968.
.56 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
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.
This collection is arranged in two boxes--one for negatives and on for black and white photos. The black and white photos are organized in folders by date and subject.
Other Finding Aids
There is a detailed finding aid for the black and white photographs in the box.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Peter Dechert, 11-35-1981.
- Zoe Peyton Jones
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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