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Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-162
This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including 2 trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.


  • 1913-1983


Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).


2 folders

Biographical note

Walter Penn Shipley, Jr. (1897-1987) was born a Quaker in 1897 and attended Haverford College, class of 1919. While at Haverford, he was captain of the soccer and tennis teams, a member of the Triangle Society and the Founders Club. Although he did not graduate, he worked in banking and for 20 years, was business manager of Germantown Friends School. He married Mary Strawbridge and died in 1987


The Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 2000 by Paul E. Shipley.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers, 1913-1983
Kara Flynn
March 2016
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