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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name=”contact”>[http://www.swarthmore.edu/academics/friends-historical-library.xml Friends Historical Library] at Swarthmore Friends Historical Library] (accessed 27 September 2012).</ref>&nbsp;[mailto:friends@swarthmore.edu friends@swarthmore.edu]  
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'''E-mail:'''<ref>[http://www.swarthmore.edu/academics/friends-historical-library.xml Friends Historical Library] at Swarthmore Friends Historical Library] (accessed 27 September 2012).</ref>&nbsp;[mailto:friends@swarthmore.edu friends@swarthmore.edu]<br>  
 
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:Friends Historical Library<br>  
 
:Friends Historical Library<br>  
:Swarthmore College
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:Swarthmore College  
:500 College Avenue
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:500 College Avenue  
 
:Swarthmore, PA 19081 <br><br>
 
:Swarthmore, PA 19081 <br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="contact" /> &nbsp;610-328-8496<br>
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="contact" /> &nbsp;610-328-8496<br> '''Fax:''' &nbsp;610-690-5728<br>  
'''Fax:''' &nbsp;610-690-5728<br>  
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="contact" /> &nbsp;Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30p.m. <br>  
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="contact" /> &nbsp;Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30p.m. <br> During the academic year we are also open on Saturday mornings, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; we will be closed on Saturdays October 13 and 20 due to Fall break. We will also be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, 2012.<br><br>  
During the academic year we are also open on Saturday mornings, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; we will be closed on Saturdays October 13 and 20 due to Fall break. We will also be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, 2012.<br>
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="contact" /><br> [http://www.swarthmore.edu/visitors.xml Maps and Directions] Find Campus Map, printable map, directions from airport, by bus, car train, and Tri-Co shuttle. Also gives weather, planning your visit and and information about the local area.
  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;{''Optional''} <br>  
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'''Internet sites and databases:'''<br>  
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
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*[http://www.swarthmore.edu/academics/friends-historical-library.xml Friends Historical Library Home Page]
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*[http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/find/ Catalog - Tripod] The Tri-College library consortium: The Swarthmore Libraries share both catalog and collections with Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges.<br><br>
  
*Repository Internet site ''{create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.''<br>
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=== Collection Description  ===
*Repository catalog online. <br>
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*Repository database. <br>
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*other(s).<br>
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=== Collection Description  ===
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Established in 1871, the Friends Historical Library houses the College archives and collects materials pertaining to Quaker history. It's mission is to document the history of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and its concerns from the mid-17th century beginnings in England to the present.<ref name="contact" /><br>
  
{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref>Source 2.</ref> For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.<ref>Source 3.</ref>''}
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*{http://www.swarthmore.edu/library/special-collections.xml List of Special Collections] Friends Historical Library, Peace Collection, Black Cultural Center Library, Beit Midrash, Rare Book Room, Swarthmoreana, Government Documents.<br>  
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*[http://www.swarthmore.edu/library/digital-collections.xml Digital Collections] Archives: Triptych Digital Collection, Triceratops, Archive-It. Images: ARTstor, Tripix, Triare.<br>
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
Persons with disabilities who have questions about physical access may contact the Library (610-328-8496) in advance of their visit.<ref name="contact" />
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*Persons with disabilities who have questions about physical access may contact the Library (610-328-8496) in advance of their visit.<ref name="contact" />
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}
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*[http://libguides.brynmawr.edu/summer-research Swarthmore Summer Research Guide] Information if you plan to visit in the summer.
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*[http://libguides.brynmawr.edu/ List of Research Guides in Tripod]
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===

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Swarthmore College Friends Historical Library
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1] friends@swarthmore.edu

Address:[2]

Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore College
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Telephone:[2]  610-328-8496
Fax:  610-690-5728

Hours and holidays:[2]  Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30p.m.
During the academic year we are also open on Saturday mornings, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; we will be closed on Saturdays October 13 and 20 due to Fall break. We will also be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, through Sunday, November 25, 2012.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[2]
Maps and Directions Find Campus Map, printable map, directions from airport, by bus, car train, and Tri-Co shuttle. Also gives weather, planning your visit and and information about the local area.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Established in 1871, the Friends Historical Library houses the College archives and collects materials pertaining to Quaker history. It's mission is to document the history of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and its concerns from the mid-17th century beginnings in England to the present.[2]

Tips

  • Persons with disabilities who have questions about physical access may contact the Library (610-328-8496) in advance of their visit.[2]

Guides

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Swarthmore College Friends Historical Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Alternate Repository {create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}

Similar Collections



Neighboring Collections


Sources

  1. Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore Friends Historical Library] (accessed 27 September 2012).
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