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HUD 930.46

Krupsaw, David Loeb, 1911-1960. David Loeb Krupsaw personal archive, 1921-1934: an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUD 930.46
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Krupsaw, David Loeb, 1911-1960.
Title: David Loeb Krupsaw personal archive, 1921-1934.
Date(s): 1921-1934
Quantity: 1.5 cubic feet (2 document boxes, 2 half document boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: David Loeb Krupsaw was born on November 25, 1911 in Washington, D.C., to Abraham and Sarah Krupsaw. Initially denied admission to Harvard College, he attended Georgetown University from 1929 to 1930, then transferred to Harvard College to graduate with his AB in 1934 and LLB in 1937. Krupsaw died in a plane crash on January 21, 1960. This collection is comprised of David Loeb Krupsaw's papers as a student at Harvard. Materials include course notes, academic records, documents pertaining to Krupsaw's residence in Adams House, financial records, calendars, items documenting extracurricular activities, and ephemera.

Acquisition information:

The collection was donated by the creator.

Processing Information:

Processing this collection included taking a detailed inventory of the collection, re-combining materials donated together but separated upon acquisition, and writing this finding aid.
This finding aid was created by Natalie Johnson in April 2014.

Researcher Access:

Open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Krupsaw, David Loeb, 1911-1960. David Loeb Krupsaw personal archive, 1921-1934. HUD 930.46, Harvard University Archives.

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Biographical Note

David Loeb Krupsaw was born on November 25, 1911 in Washington, D.C., to Abraham and Sarah Krupsaw. He worked part-time for American Wholesalers, a company founded by his father, from high school until he graduated from Harvard University with his AB in 1934 and LLB in 1937. Initially denied admission to Harvard College, he attended Georgetown University from 1929 to 1930. In 1930, Krupsaw was admitted to Harvard as a sophomore, and after a leave of absence from 1931 to 1932 he returned to the College and graduated with the Class of 1934. In 1935, he married Irene Falkson (AB 1933, Radcliffe College); they had two children. Krupsaw's father passed away the year he completed law school, and he took over the family business. In 1955, Krupsaw was elected to the Arlington County Board; additionally, he was a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, the American-Israel Society, and the American Jewish Committee of B'nai B'rith International. In 1957, Krupsaw became the chairman of the Schools and Scholarships Committee of the Harvard Club of Washington, D.C. Krupsaw died in a plane crash on January 21, 1960.

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Arrangement

The collection has been arranged into seven series:

Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of David Loeb Krupsaw's papers as a student at Harvard College. Materials include course notes, academic records, documents pertaining to Krupsaw's residence in Adams House, financial records, calendars, ephemera, and items documenting extracurricular activities such as football, polo, and publication of The Harvard Critic.

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