An Inventory of the David Hutchinson Scull Papers, 1931-1936

(2 boxes; 1 linear ft.)

RG 5/135


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Abstract
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.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND 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.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT 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.

Arrangement
Arrangement This collection is divided into two series:


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Subjects
  • Pennsylvania -- Education - Universities and colleges
  • Quakers -- Pennsylvania.
  • Swarthmore (Pa.) -- Education -- Universities and colleges
  • Swarthmore College -- Students
  • Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983.
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1965
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Sponsor: Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Correspondence, 1931-1936

With parents while a student at Swarthmore College 9/1931-12/1934. Box 1

With parents while a student at Swarthmore College
Includes one high school letter and undated brief discussion on Free Will.
1/[1935]-6/1936 Box 2

Explanatory notes on letters to parents Box 2

Letters to his Aunt Louise (Hutchinson) 1934, 1935 Box 2

Miscellaneous correspondence
Includes letters from two professors.
1931, 1933 Box 2

Ser. 2. Memorabilia, n.d.
Box 2

Programs, schedules, post cards, and photo.