Swarthmore College Archives: Financial and Property Records

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Swarthmore College Financial Records

The Swarthmore College financial records, 1864-1995, include materials from the college's Treasurer, Development Office, Finance Office, committees of the Board of Managers, and other entities of the college. Included are bookkeeping records for college finances, student tuition records, both printed and handwritten fundraising materials, and more.
Call number: RG6/G

Swarthmore College Property Records

The Swarthmore College property records, 1687-1993, include real estate and building appraisals; deeds, mortgages, and leases; reports by Swarthmore committees and external consultants; administrative documents such as budgets and correspondence; and other records pertaining to college buildings and grounds, construction and maintenance, and utilities and resource use.
Call number: RG6/F

Buildings and Grounds Reference Files

Topical files, compiled by Friends Historical Library staff, largely consist of newspaper clippings, research notes, and pamphlets, as well as a small amount of original records such as memoranda and reports. Materials date primarily from the mid 19th century to 21st century. Organized alphabetically by building or landscape feature.
Call number: RG6/V

Photographs of Buildings

Images of college buildings and grounds, past and present, can be found in the Swarthmore College Photographs collection.
Call number: SPA 200