triptych | tri-college digital library
Swarthmore College offered its first elective course in Astromony in the mid 1870s. This collection contains selected photographs of a Sproul Observatory Eclipse Expedition to Mexico in September of 1923.
A collection of early and later maps of the Bryn Mawr College Campus, many of which are scanned from other publications.
Indexes to the M. Carey Thomas papers and College News (1914-1954).
The student newspaper of Bryn Mawr College, published weekly (except holidays) during the academic year. Issues from 1914 - 1968 have been digitized.
The history of Bryn Mawr College in photographs. See images of students, the campus and events through the years. Currently, the focus is on digitizing images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, some later photos are also included. Formats include black-and-white photographs, cabinet cards …
Triptych, a digital initiative of the Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College Libraries, builds on the cooperative model set by TRIPOD, the online catalog that merges the collections of three colleges founded on the Quaker traditions of social conscience and thoughtful citizenship.
Originating with a generous grant from the SNAVE Foundation, the collections continue to grow, with new items added on a regular basis. Triptych draws from four repositories:
The four have contributed to this project with materials that illustrate in a small way the richness and broad range of their collections and also demonstrate how the textual and graphic images of the past help shape the ideas and ideals of subsequent generations.