Walter Penn Shipley papers


Creator: Shipley, Walter Penn, 1860-
Date(s): 1879-1951
Call Number: MSS 0608
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: 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.
Physical Description: 0.3s (1 box)
Source: Gift of Perrie Carrow, 2009.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Natalie Baur, September 2009. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard