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Scull Family papers


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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David Scull (1799-1884)and Edward Scull are the son of Gideon Scull. David Scull acted as the director of Bank of North America and was an early contributer of Pennslyvania Hospital. Scull acted as the Manager for Haverford College between 1865-1907.

The collection consists of correspondence to Edward Scull, who made a religious visit with Rufus King to North Carolina and England and traveled around the United States with J. Bevan Braithwaite. He called on John Greenleaf Whittier in 1878; two letters from Whittier are included in the collection, as well as two from Edward's brother, David, Haverford, 1854, and manager from 1865-1907. There are also several miscellaneous items including a lock of hair and information about Denmark.

Processing history is unknown. Reboxed and finding aid updated September 2022.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

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