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Soper, Horace A., 1903 - 1908


Scope and Contents

This scrapbook primarily includes materials from Soper's time at the Lawnreceville School from 1904-1905, and his time at Yale University in 1908. Occasional documents date to 1903. Lawrenceville magazines, songbooks, newspaper article clippings and photographs are present, as well as miscellaneous event programs. Yale documents are primarily newspaper clippings and a class record booklet. Additional material consists of theater programs, tickets, and a magazine feature on car racing.


  • 1903 - 1908


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Biographical / Historical

Horace Adams Soper was born on October 12th, 1886. He entered the Lawrenceville School in 1903 and graduated in 1905, continuing on to Yale for his Ph.B. degree. He served as a captain in ordinance in WWI in Washington, D.C., and France. He became president and chairman of the American Foundry and Furnace Co., and was a member of the Bloomington Rotary Club, the American Legion, and a member of the YMCA and Brokaw Hospital. He passed away on June 4th, 1972 in Bloomington, Illinois, and was survived by his wife, 2 children, and 4 great-grandchildren.


1.53 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the The Lawrenceville School Stephan Archives Repository

Box 6128
2500 Main St.
Lawrenceville 08648 U.S.A. US