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Richard Sutton 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.

Overview and metadata sections


This collection is comprised of Richard Sutton's Register of Quaker Scientists, his notes for the Ward lecture on Quaker Scientists at Guilford College in 1963, and a folder of related correspondence.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
December 2015
Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Archival Resource Key. Register of Quaker Scientists, 1962.
Box 2
Scope and Content note

Includes the notecards Sutton prepared for the Ward Lecture on Quaker Scientists in 1963. His lecture research was organized into a series of alphabetical index cards, and each index card included the individual's name, their address, their birth and death dates, where they worked and the title of their position, and what branch of science they studied or taught.

Archival Resource Key. Correspondence, 1962-1963.
Box 2
Scope and Content note

Includes academic correspondence between Richard Sutton and his colleagues, and is related to discussions about his lectures.

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