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Shipley family


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Shipley family papers

Identifier: MSS 0248
Abstract Thomas Shipley was a conveyancer and dealt primarily in the business of drawing deeds, leases, or other writings for transferring the title of property, and settling estates. His son, Walter Penn Shipley, was born on June 20, 1860, was a Philadelphia lawyer. The Shipley Family Papers contain 229 items including correspondence, printed documents, receipts, and account books pertaining to Thomas Shipley and his business, as well as to his son Walter Penn Shipley. The bulk of the material...
Dates: 1841-1911

Walter Penn Shipley papers

Identifier: MSS 0608

This collection contains materials related to Walter Penn Shipley, a Philadelphia lawyer and well-known amateur chess enthusiast of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Materials include photographs, magazines and newspaper articles of Shipley’s chess activities as well as photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Walter Penn Shipley, his family, and his friends.

Dates: 1879-1951

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Black-and-white photographs 1
Chess players--United States--History--20th century 1
Chess--periodicals 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Correspondence 1