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Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-162

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including two trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.

Dates

  • 1913-1983

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Walter Penn Shipley, Jr. (1897-1987), a Quaker, was born in 1897 and attended Haverford College, class of 1919. While at Haverford, he was captain of the soccer and tennis teams and a member of the Triangle Society and 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.

Extent

2 folders

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including two trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.

Acquisition

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

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.
Title
Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers, 1913-1983
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
March, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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