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Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1890-1969
Creator:
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
Extent: 1.6 linear feet
The Asian Section collection includes correspondence and receipts all dealing with the donation or sale of artifacts to the Penn Museum from 1890 to 1969. Artifacts are mostly from China, Korea, and Japan. Notable donors include Stewart Culin, William Pepper, Phoebe Hearst, and Worch of Paris, C.T. Loo, and Yamanaka and Co.
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Asian Section
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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
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PU-Mu. 0543
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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1890-1969
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The Asian Section collection includes correspondence and receipts all dealing with the donation or sale of artifacts to the Penn Museum from 1890 to 1969. Artifacts are mostly from China, Korea, and Japan. Notable donors include Stewart Culin, William Pepper, Phoebe Hearst, and Worch of Paris, C.T. Loo, and Yamanaka and Co.
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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Bishop, Carl Whiting, b. 1881-d.1942 Fernald, Helen Elizabeth, b. 1921-d. 1937 Getz, John, b. 1853? Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919 Johnson, Eldridge Reeves, b. 1867-d. 1945 Loo, C.T., b.1880-d.1957 Lyons, Elizabeth, b. 1912-d. 1989 McCartee, Divie Bethune, Dr., b. 1820-d.1900 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Scott, Alexander Scott, Hugh, Senator, b. 1900-D.1994 Stevenson, Sara Yorke, 1847-1921 Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922 Worch of Paris . Yamanaka and Co.. Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1884-1886
Creator:
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Stewart Culin (13 July 1858-8 April 1929) was an American anthropologist and ethnographer primarily interested in games, fashion, and the decorative and commercial arts. Culin assembled a collection of advertisements related to businesses and products largely located and sold in Philadelphia between May 1884 and February 1886. The collection features two scrapbooks and a series of 93 loose advertisements organized by topic.
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Stewart Culin collection of 19th century advertisements
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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 980
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1884-1886
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Stewart Culin (13 July 1858-8 April 1929) was an American anthropologist and ethnographer primarily interested in games, fashion, and the decorative and commercial arts. Culin assembled a collection of advertisements related to businesses and products largely located and sold in Philadelphia between May 1884 and February 1886. The collection features two scrapbooks and a series of 93 loose advertisements organized by topic.
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1880s
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Advertisements Commercial art Coupons Scrapbooks
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1900-1902
Creator:
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
Extent: 0.15 linear feet (the expedition records consist of three folders of documents plus 10 negative envelopes of photographs)
In 1901, Stewart Culin, Curator Section of American and Prehistoric Archaeolgy at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology traveled to Cuba to investigate the existence of a wild tribe in the mountains of Eastern Cuba. Culin's journey, which lasted a few weeks, took him to Havana and points in Eastern Cuba including El Caney, Mata, Yara, Yateras, Jara, Punta Maisi, Pueblo Viejo, El Caney, El Cobre, Daiquiri, Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo. The collection consists of 0.1 linear feet including correspondence, field notes, financial records, and photographs. The field notes contain some drawings of musical instruments and utensils with notes on Spanish vocabulary and pronunciation. The photographs depict the harbor and buildings of Havana as well as the native population of Eastern Cuba playing musical instruments and photos of Jose Almenares Arguello, age 112, and his home.
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Stewart Culin Cuban expedition records
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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
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PU-Mu. 1101
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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0.15 linear feet (the expedition records consist of three folders of documents plus 10 negative envelopes of photographs)
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1900-1902
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In 1901, Stewart Culin, Curator Section of American and Prehistoric Archaeolgy at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology traveled to Cuba to investigate the existence of a wild tribe in the mountains of Eastern Cuba. Culin's journey, which lasted a few weeks, took him to Havana and points in Eastern Cuba including El Caney, Mata, Yara, Yateras, Jara, Punta Maisi, Pueblo Viejo, El Caney, El Cobre, Daiquiri, Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo. The collection consists of 0.1 linear feet including correspondence, field notes, financial records, and photographs. The field notes contain some drawings of musical instruments and utensils with notes on Spanish vocabulary and pronunciation. The photographs depict the harbor and buildings of Havana as well as the native population of Eastern Cuba playing musical instruments and photos of Jose Almenares Arguello, age 112, and his home.
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1900s
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Field notes Photographic prints
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1893-1903
Creator:
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (one manuscript box)
Stewart Culin had a passion for the study of games from around the world and became a pioneer in the field of comparative game studies, amassing an extensive collection of games. The material in this collection is divided into three series: correspondence, collection data, and miscellaneous.
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Stewart Culin game collection records
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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
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PU-Mu. 1136.1986.46
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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0.25 linear feet (one manuscript box)
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1893-1903
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Stewart Culin had a passion for the study of games from around the world and became a pioneer in the field of comparative game studies, amassing an extensive collection of games. The material in this collection is divided into three series: correspondence, collection data, and miscellaneous.
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1890s 1900s
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Correspondence
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