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Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Bryn Mawr College is a women's liberal arts college in Lower Merion Township near Philadelphia. Bryn Mawr is one of the Seven Sister colleges, and is part of the Tri-College Consortium along with two other colleges founded by Quakers, Swarthmore College and Haverford College. The school has an enrollment of about 1300 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students.
Notable alumni include actress Katharine Hepburn, science fiction writer Joan Slonczewski and fantasy writers Caroline Stevermer and Ellen Kushner.
Libraries: Bryn Mawr's library holdings are housed in the Mariam Coffin Canaday Library, Rhys Carpenter Library and Lois and Reginald Collier Science Library. The libraries are open to the public on weekdays, and the Canaday Library is open Saturdays. Free borrowing cards are available for alumni. Borrowing privileges are also extended to students, faculty, and staff at Swarthmore College and Haverford College.
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