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David Hutchinson Scull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-135
This collection contains correspondence and related materials of David Hutchinson Scull (1914-1983), Quaker businessman and civil rights activist, from his student days at Swarthmore College, 1931-1934.

Dates

  • 1931-1936

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

David Hutchinson Scull (1914-1983) was a Quaker businessman and civil rights activist in Virginia. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1936, joined the Society of Friends while a student, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1974-1977. He was president of Turnpike Press, a family publishing company, and an insurance executive. He also was clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and a founder of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker sponsored project to promote peace through worldwide economic development. This collection contains correspondence and related materials from his student days at Swarthmore College, 1931-1934.

Biographical / Historical

David Hutchinson Scull (1914-1983) was a Quaker businessman and civil rights activist in Virginia. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1936, joined the Society of Friends while a student, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1974-1977. He was president of Turnpike Press, a family publishing company, and an insurance executive. He also was clerk of Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and a founder of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker sponsored project to promote peace through worldwide economic development.

Arrangement

This collection is divided into two series:
  1. Correspondence
  2. Memorabilia

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: David Hutchinson Scull, 1965

Related Materials

See also:
  1. Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene). A man who made a difference: the life of David H. Scull / edited and with a biographical essay by Charles E. Fager McLean, Virginia: Langley Hill Friends Meeting, 1985.
  2. Partnership for Productivity Records, RG4/102

Creator

Title
An Inventory of the David Hutchinson Scull Papers, 1931-1936
Author
FHL staff
Date
1965
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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