awarding of baccalaureate degrees was conferred upon the six members
of the first senior class of Swarthmore College on June 18, 1873. The
institution, which included both a preparatory school and a college,
had attained success. Students from five states came to study at Swarthmore.
Graduates were listed in the Commencement Program:
Sarah Hall Acton, Salem, New Jersey, Helen Magill, Swarthmore College,
Elizabeth Clarke Miller, Morris, New York, Hetty Townsend Moore, Sandy
Spring, Maryland, Lydia Maria Child Pierce, Pleasantville, New York,
and Lowndes Taylor, West Chester, Pennsylvania.