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Irvin Poley Knipe Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 2010

Biographical History

Irvin Knipe was an attorney and Republican Party official in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He was born 22 Feb 1866 in Norristown, Montgomery, Pa, died 20 Jan 1930 in Norristown, Montgomery, Pa; married to (1) Margaret R. Richardson 23 Feb 1899 and (2) Anna Elizabeth Lovett. He was a partner in the law firm of Wanger and Knipe with Irving P. Wanger who served from 1893 to 1911 in the United States House of Representatives.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Irvin Poley Knipe Papers consists of correspondence and a small amount of miscellanea.

Correspondence contains general correspondence from the law firm of Wanger and Knipe as well as family correspondence.

Miscellaneous consists of a log of expenses of the estate of Edward Hough Trotter and some loose pages from a book on printing.

Arrangement of the Collection

General correspondence is arranged chronologically with the bulk being from the years 1907, 1920 and 1922.

Family correspondence is arranged alphabetically.

Miscellaneous is arranged alphabetically.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Knipe, Irvin Poley.
Wanger, Irving Price, 1852-1940.

Corporate Bodies

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )


Lawyers -- Pennsylvania.


Montgomery County (Pa.)
Norristown (Pa.)

Genres and Forms

Estate records.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Irvin Poley Knipe Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1967.

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