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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1790-1809
Creator:
Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Annales de chimie is a scientific journal that was founded in Paris, France, in 1789 by Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737-1816) and Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794). This collection contains letters, pamphlets and manuscripts relating to Guyton de Morveau and his work as a lead editor of the Annales de chimie. Documents include foreign language originals, copy texts, or the actual printer's copy.
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Annales de chimie letters and documents
creator
Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1263
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1790-1809
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Annales de chimie is a scientific journal that was founded in Paris, France, in 1789 by Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737-1816) and Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794). This collection contains letters, pamphlets and manuscripts relating to Guyton de Morveau and his work as a lead editor of the Annales de chimie. Documents include foreign language originals, copy texts, or the actual printer's copy.
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1790s 1800s
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French
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Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816 Annales de chimie.
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Correspondence Manuscripts (document genre) Pamphlets
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1797-1851
Creator:
Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887
Archer, John, 1777-1830
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer family account books and notebooks
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1120
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1797-1851
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This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Account books Commonplace books Lecture notes Notebooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1681-2000
(Bulk: 1681-1760)
Creator:
Elias, Archibald C., 1944-
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection consists of manuscripts and papers relating primarily to seveententh and eighteenth century Ireland and Great Britain formerly owned by A.C. Elias, a literary scholar who wrote extensively on Jonathan Swift and his circle.
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Archibald Elias collection of manuscripts
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Elias, Archibald C., 1944-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1085
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1681-2000
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1681-1760
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This collection consists of manuscripts and papers relating primarily to seveententh and eighteenth century Ireland and Great Britain formerly owned by A.C. Elias, a literary scholar who wrote extensively on Jonathan Swift and his circle.
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Elias, Archibald C., 1944- Bacon, Montagu, 1688–1749 Palmerston , Henry Temple, 1673-1757 Stillingfleet, Benjamin, 1702-1771 Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 Temple, William, 1628-1699
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Correspondence Epitaphs Poems Sermons Wills
Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies [Contact Us]
1739-1981
(Bulk: 1880-1981)
Extent: 7 linear feet (15 document cases and 2 short top boxes)
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Binswanger/Solis-Cohen Collection
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CJS.ARC MS 18
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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7 linear feet (15 document cases and 2 short top boxes)
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1739-1981
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1880-1981
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1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Binswanger, Isidore, 1820-1890 Judith Solis-Cohen, 1876-1927 Leeser, Isaac Solis-Cohen, Emily, 1886-1966 Solis-Cohen, Miriam Binswanger, 1852-1909 Solis-Cohen, Solomon, 1857-1948
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Correspondence Manuscripts (documents) Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1769-1988
(Bulk: 1906-1988)
Creator:
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 20.45 linear feet
The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 1
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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20.45 linear feet
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1769-1988
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1906-1988
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The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital.
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Administrative records Hospital records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1771-1791
Creator:
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744, Author
Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737, Author
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745, Author
Extent: 1 volume
Unbound volume containg eighteenth-century poetical works and correspondence collected by an unknown compiler spanning the years from 1771-1791.
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Commonplace book
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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744, Author Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737, Author Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1872
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1771-1791
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Unbound volume containg eighteenth-century poetical works and correspondence collected by an unknown compiler spanning the years from 1771-1791.
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1770s 1780s 1790s
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English
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Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737 Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Correspondence Elegies Manuscripts, English--18th century Poetry
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1694-1791
Creator:
Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine was founded by Duke Leopold of Lorraine in 1724, with Regard d'Aubonne as director general and Claude Regnault among its other directors, and dissolved by the 1760s. One purpose of the company was to protect commerce in the duchy from the French economic crisis precipitated by the inflation and crash of the stock of John Law's Compagnie des Indes. These 31 files include a few printed documents pertaining to the establishment of the Compagnie and numerous account calculations and documents concerning the liquidation of the Compagnie.
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Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine financial records
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Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 562
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1694-1791
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Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine was founded by Duke Leopold of Lorraine in 1724, with Regard d'Aubonne as director general and Claude Regnault among its other directors, and dissolved by the 1760s. One purpose of the company was to protect commerce in the duchy from the French economic crisis precipitated by the inflation and crash of the stock of John Law's Compagnie des Indes. These 31 files include a few printed documents pertaining to the establishment of the Compagnie and numerous account calculations and documents concerning the liquidation of the Compagnie.
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1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s
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French
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Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine. Regnault, Claude
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Business records Financial records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1582-1854
Creator:
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection on Spain and New Spain documents, to a limited degree, Spain's relationships with its colonies and other European powers while struggling to maintain its empire.
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Daniel G. Brinton collection on Spain and New Spain
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 963
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1582-1854
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Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection on Spain and New Spain documents, to a limited degree, Spain's relationships with its colonies and other European powers while struggling to maintain its empire.
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1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899 Carvajal y Lancáster, José de, 1698-1754 Cruz y Bahamonde, Nicolás de la, 1757-1828 Grimaldi, Girolamo, 1710-1789 Squillace, Leopoldo de Gregorio, marqués de, -1785
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Accounts Correspondence
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1794-1799
Creator:
Nisbett, David, 1775-1865
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing the transcriptions of letters and of journal entries spanning from 1794 to 1799 by British surgeon and soldier David Nisbett.
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David Nisbett letters and journal
creator
Nisbett, David, 1775-1865
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1122
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1794-1799
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A volume containing the transcriptions of letters and of journal entries spanning from 1794 to 1799 by British surgeon and soldier David Nisbett.
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1790s
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English
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Nisbett, David, 1775-1865
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Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts, English--18th century Transcriptions
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1792-1891
(Bulk: 1830-1870)
Creator:
Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of various documents, mostly from 1830-1870, relating to a distillery located in Annecy, France.
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie records
creator
Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 514
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1792-1891
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1830-1870
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Collection of various documents, mostly from 1830-1870, relating to a distillery located in Annecy, France.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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French
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
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Ledgers (account books) Recipes
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1718-1801
Creator:
Netherlands. Staten-Generaal.
Van Hoey, Abraham, 1684-1766
Extent: 12 boxes
"Dutch diplomatic correspondence and documents," dating from 1718 to 1801, consists of twelve boxes of material, documenting the Dutch political scene in the 18th century. The bulk of the collection consists of diplomatic correspondence sent to the States-General from 1747 to 1748. Other documents relate to the Batavian Republic from 1799 to 1801, to Gelderland from 1775 to 1781, and to Holland and West Friesland from 1718 to 1783. There are also a significant number of miscellaneous documents dating from 1725 to 1787.
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Dutch diplomatic correspondence and documents
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Netherlands. Staten-Generaal. Van Hoey, Abraham, 1684-1766
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PUSp.Folio.NC7.N3823L 718c
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1718-1801
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"Dutch diplomatic correspondence and documents," dating from 1718 to 1801, consists of twelve boxes of material, documenting the Dutch political scene in the 18th century. The bulk of the collection consists of diplomatic correspondence sent to the States-General from 1747 to 1748. Other documents relate to the Batavian Republic from 1799 to 1801, to Gelderland from 1775 to 1781, and to Holland and West Friesland from 1718 to 1783. There are also a significant number of miscellaneous documents dating from 1725 to 1787.
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Netherlands. Staten-Generaal. Van Hoey, Abraham, 1684-1766 Batavian Republic. Netherlands. Staten-Generaal.
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Correspondence Diplomatic documents Government publications Resolutions, Legislative
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1592-1810
Extent: 1 box
This collection contains 52 assorted English legal documents. Most are brief transactional records attesting to land sales, contracts, or estate settlements. Though mostly unrelated, there are a few small groups of connected documents, such as the five certificates of payment by Captain Roger Martin to various parties executed during December 1685. Beyond these transactional documents are a 1679 record of arguments before the Privy Council as well as a 1770 warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Gwyn, an Ipswich medical doctor.
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English legal documents collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 910
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
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1592-1810
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This collection contains 52 assorted English legal documents. Most are brief transactional records attesting to land sales, contracts, or estate settlements. Though mostly unrelated, there are a few small groups of connected documents, such as the five certificates of payment by Captain Roger Martin to various parties executed during December 1685. Beyond these transactional documents are a 1679 record of arguments before the Privy Council as well as a 1770 warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Gwyn, an Ipswich medical doctor.
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1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
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Gwyn, Nicholas, Dr., died 1798 Martin, Roger, Captain, died 1687
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Deeds Estate inventories Leases Legal documents Manuscripts, English--17th century Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century Seals (artifacts)
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1437-1804
Extent: 5 boxes
Collection concerning Florentine families, organizations, trades, and industries covering the years 1437-1804. The documents that compose the collection are divided into two broad sections, one dedicated to families and organizations, and the other to subjects. The former, arranged alphabetically by name, then chronologically for each family or organization, features documents pertaining to about 130 among the most important Florentine families, as well as institutions such as the Monte di pietà and the hospital of Santa Maria Novella (referred to as Spedale). The families that are best-known in the collection include the Acciaiuoli, Altoviti, Antinori, Corsi, Corsini, Guadagni, Rucellai, Salviati, and Strozzi; the best-represented families in the collection are the Amadori, Capponi, Cassi, Lapini, and Ricciardi. A small number of documents containing information on 3 ships is also present. The latter, arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically within each subject, is comprised, for the most part, of numerous kinds financial documents (including accounts, receipts, orders, payments, etc.), and documents related to different aspects of rural life and farm management (such as the purchase of cattle and grains). Other subjects include the guilds of Florence, especially the one of the lanaoioli, wool workers, and that of the setaioli, silk weavers; iron trade; and business relations between Florence and England and Florence and the Netherlands.
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Florentine documents and correspondence collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 761
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 boxes
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1437-1804
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Collection concerning Florentine families, organizations, trades, and industries covering the years 1437-1804. The documents that compose the collection are divided into two broad sections, one dedicated to families and organizations, and the other to subjects. The former, arranged alphabetically by name, then chronologically for each family or organization, features documents pertaining to about 130 among the most important Florentine families, as well as institutions such as the Monte di pietà and the hospital of Santa Maria Novella (referred to as Spedale). The families that are best-known in the collection include the Acciaiuoli, Altoviti, Antinori, Corsi, Corsini, Guadagni, Rucellai, Salviati, and Strozzi; the best-represented families in the collection are the Amadori, Capponi, Cassi, Lapini, and Ricciardi. A small number of documents containing information on 3 ships is also present. The latter, arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically within each subject, is comprised, for the most part, of numerous kinds financial documents (including accounts, receipts, orders, payments, etc.), and documents related to different aspects of rural life and farm management (such as the purchase of cattle and grains). Other subjects include the guilds of Florence, especially the one of the lanaoioli, wool workers, and that of the setaioli, silk weavers; iron trade; and business relations between Florence and England and Florence and the Netherlands.
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Acciaiuoli family Altoviti family Amadori family Antinori family Capponi family Cassi family Corsi family Corsini family Guadagni family Lapini family Ricciardi family Rucellai family Salviati family Strozzi family
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Accounts Credit records Genealogies (histories) Inventories Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, Italian--15th century Manuscripts, Italian--16th century Manuscripts, Italian--17th century Manuscripts, Italian--18th century Manuscripts, Italian--19th century Manuscripts, Renaissance Notarial documents Statutes and codes
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1479-1896
Creator:
Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Francis Campbell Macauley autograph collection and vocabulary notebooks
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 957
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1479-1896
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This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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Autographs (manuscripts) Etymological dictionaries
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1765-1937
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 49 boxes
Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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Furness family papers
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Furness Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 481
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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49 boxes
inclusive date
1765-1937
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Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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Furness Family
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1797-1798
Creator:
Gillasspy, George, d. 1832
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This notebook, kept by George Gillasspy (also "Gillaspy"), records the content of lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton and Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1797 and 1798. These lectures touch upon a wide range of topics within materia medica, physiology, pathology and therapeutics, and represent the foundations of late eighteenth century medical education.
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George Gillasspy notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton and Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School
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Gillasspy, George, d. 1832
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1861
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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1797-1798
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This notebook, kept by George Gillasspy (also "Gillaspy"), records the content of lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton and Benjamin Rush at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1797 and 1798. These lectures touch upon a wide range of topics within materia medica, physiology, pathology and therapeutics, and represent the foundations of late eighteenth century medical education.
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1790s
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English
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Gillasspy, George, d. 1832 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes
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1725-1805
(Bulk: 1780-1786)
Creator:
Macartney, George, Earl, 1737-1806
Extent: 25 boxes
Collection comprises correspondence, most of which are letters written to Macartney; contemporary copies of official documents, such as military accounts, intelligence reports, minutes, petitions, and bills/acts/treaties; and accounts and bookkeeping. The preponderance of the material concerns Macartney’s tenure as governor of Madras.
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George Macartney papers
creator
Macartney, George, Earl, 1737-1806
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 624
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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25 boxes
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1725-1805
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1780-1786
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Collection comprises correspondence, most of which are letters written to Macartney; contemporary copies of official documents, such as military accounts, intelligence reports, minutes, petitions, and bills/acts/treaties; and accounts and bookkeeping. The preponderance of the material concerns Macartney’s tenure as governor of Madras.
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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s
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1780s
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English
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Macartney, George, Earl, 1737-1806
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, English--18th century
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1760-1963
(Bulk: 1840-1950)
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Gordon Alexander Block (1885-1964) was a Philadelphia lawyer and collector of Lincoln documents and memorabilia. The collection includes twenty-three documents either signed by Lincoln or in his hand including a number of pleadings and court documents from his years as a lawyer in Illinois. The collection also contains a variety of ephemera from the Civil War era, including campaign ribbons and songbooks from 1860 and 1864 as well as broadsides, ribbons, and mourning cards issued after Lincoln’s assassination. In addition, researchers will find a rich selection of visual representations of Lincoln in the collection, including lithographs, prints, photographs, and engravings of the sixteenth president.
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Gordon Block collection of Lincolniana
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 941
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.5 linear feet
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1760-1963
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1840-1950
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Gordon Alexander Block (1885-1964) was a Philadelphia lawyer and collector of Lincoln documents and memorabilia. The collection includes twenty-three documents either signed by Lincoln or in his hand including a number of pleadings and court documents from his years as a lawyer in Illinois. The collection also contains a variety of ephemera from the Civil War era, including campaign ribbons and songbooks from 1860 and 1864 as well as broadsides, ribbons, and mourning cards issued after Lincoln’s assassination. In addition, researchers will find a rich selection of visual representations of Lincoln in the collection, including lithographs, prints, photographs, and engravings of the sixteenth president.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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1723-2006
(Bulk: 1967-2006)
Creator:
Gotham Book Mart.
Extent: 79 linear feet (95 boxes)
The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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Gotham Book Mart records
creator
Gotham Book Mart.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1025
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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79 linear feet (95 boxes)
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1723-2006
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1967-2006
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The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Gotham Book Mart. Black Sparrow Press. Brown, Andreas Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 Steloff, Frances, 1887-1989 Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
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Audiovisual materials Book catalogs Broadsides (notices) Business records Cabinet photographs Correspondence Genealogies (histories) Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Postcards Sales records Scrapbooks
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1575-1991
(Bulk: 1812-1930)
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 10 linear feet (20 boxes and one oversized folder)
The H.H. Furness Memorial Library focuses on the study of Shakespeare and other Tudor and Stuart dramatists. Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912) and his son Horace Howard Furness Jr. (1865-1930) founded and edited the Variorum Shakespeare and their library was donated to the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. This collection contains personal correspondence to and from Rev. William Henry Furness (1802-1896), Horace Howard Furness, and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., largely relating to Shakespearean study and the H.H. Furness Memorial library; notebooks; copies of speeches and articles; and other assorted items relating to Shakespearean scholarship or to the Furness family.
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H. H. Furness Memorial Library manuscript collection
creator
Furness Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1356
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10 linear feet (20 boxes and one oversized folder)
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1575-1991
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1812-1930
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The H.H. Furness Memorial Library focuses on the study of Shakespeare and other Tudor and Stuart dramatists. Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912) and his son Horace Howard Furness Jr. (1865-1930) founded and edited the Variorum Shakespeare and their library was donated to the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. This collection contains personal correspondence to and from Rev. William Henry Furness (1802-1896), Horace Howard Furness, and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., largely relating to Shakespearean study and the H.H. Furness Memorial library; notebooks; copies of speeches and articles; and other assorted items relating to Shakespearean scholarship or to the Furness family.
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1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Furness Family Furness Family Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Clippings Correspondence Essays Journals (accounts) Notebooks Photographs Poems Programs Speeches Travel journalism
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1533-1866
Creator:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Charles Lea was a Philadelphian publisher, civil and public rights activist, mathematician, and and ecclesiastical historian. This collection consists of original manuscripts including trial records, correspondence, a discourse, an edict, a royal proclamation and unidentified French documents.
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Henry Charles Lea collection of Inquisition manuscripts
creator
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 728
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1533-1866
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Henry Charles Lea was a Philadelphian publisher, civil and public rights activist, mathematician, and and ecclesiastical historian. This collection consists of original manuscripts including trial records, correspondence, a discourse, an edict, a royal proclamation and unidentified French documents.
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1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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English
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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
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Correspondence Government records Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, French--16th century Manuscripts, French--17th century Manuscripts, Italian--16th century Manuscripts, Italian--17th century Manuscripts, Renaissance Manuscripts, Spanish--16th century Manuscripts, Spanish--19th century Notarial documents
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1781-1839
Creator:
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
Extent: 4 linear feet (13 boxes)
Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville PC and Baron Dunira (28 April 1742–28 May 1811) was a Scottish lawyer and politician. He was the first Secretary of State for War and the last person to be impeached in the United Kingdom. His son, Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount (14 March 1771–10 June 1851), was at various times Keeper of the Signet of Scotland, First Lord of the Admiralty, and a member of Parliament. The collection includes correspondence and documents formerly owned by the First and Second Viscounts Melville, Henry Dundas and Robert Dundas. The materials come from the Dundas family archives and consist of ten bound volumes and four boxes of unbound manuscripts. The bulk of the papers relate to British India with a smaller but still substantial subset dealing with Scottish politics, patronage, and pensions. With a few exceptions the collection comprises incoming correspondence and enclosures to Henry and Robert Dundas but not their replies.
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Henry Dundas papers
creator
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 888
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1781-1839
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Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville PC and Baron Dunira (28 April 1742–28 May 1811) was a Scottish lawyer and politician. He was the first Secretary of State for War and the last person to be impeached in the United Kingdom. His son, Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount (14 March 1771–10 June 1851), was at various times Keeper of the Signet of Scotland, First Lord of the Admiralty, and a member of Parliament. The collection includes correspondence and documents formerly owned by the First and Second Viscounts Melville, Henry Dundas and Robert Dundas. The materials come from the Dundas family archives and consist of ten bound volumes and four boxes of unbound manuscripts. The bulk of the papers relate to British India with a smaller but still substantial subset dealing with Scottish politics, patronage, and pensions. With a few exceptions the collection comprises incoming correspondence and enclosures to Henry and Robert Dundas but not their replies.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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Correspondence Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century
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1782-1812
Creator:
Terry, James Smith, active 1780-1812
Extent: 1 volume
Volume comprised of clippings from English newspapers created by James Terry Smith spanning the years from 1782 to 1812.
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James Smith Terry clippings scrapbook
creator
Terry, James Smith, active 1780-1812
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1836
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1782-1812
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Volume comprised of clippings from English newspapers created by James Terry Smith spanning the years from 1782 to 1812.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
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English
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Terry, James Smith, active 1780-1812
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
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1779-1796
Creator:
Wilson , James, 1742-1798
Extent: 12 items
Born on September 14, 1742 in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland. Although James Wilson attended numerous universities while living Scotland, he never attained a degree. It was Wilson's pursuit of studying law that helped pave become a significant figure in American history. Wilson began studying law at the law office of John Dickinson. By 1766, Wilson attained the bar in Philadelphia and soon after opened his own practice in Reading. Wilson was fairly successful as a lawyer and he managed to amass a small fortune during this time. Wilson's greatest achievement in public life was his part in the establishment of the United States Constitution. He regularly advocated the idea that sovereignty resided in the people, that the President and members of both houses of Congress should be popularly elected. This small yet historically significant collection contains a select number of original documents that highlight the political and professional activities of James Wilson. The documents specifically reveal Wilson's achievements as a prominent American lawyer, politician, and businessman which helped solidify his legacy in early American history.
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James Wilson Documents
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Wilson , James, 1742-1798
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PU-L.MSS.016
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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12 items
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1779-1796
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Born on September 14, 1742 in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland. Although James Wilson attended numerous universities while living Scotland, he never attained a degree. It was Wilson's pursuit of studying law that helped pave become a significant figure in American history. Wilson began studying law at the law office of John Dickinson. By 1766, Wilson attained the bar in Philadelphia and soon after opened his own practice in Reading. Wilson was fairly successful as a lawyer and he managed to amass a small fortune during this time. Wilson's greatest achievement in public life was his part in the establishment of the United States Constitution. He regularly advocated the idea that sovereignty resided in the people, that the President and members of both houses of Congress should be popularly elected. This small yet historically significant collection contains a select number of original documents that highlight the political and professional activities of James Wilson. The documents specifically reveal Wilson's achievements as a prominent American lawyer, politician, and businessman which helped solidify his legacy in early American history.
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1770s 1780s 1790s
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English
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Wilson , James, 1742-1798
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1775-1824
Creator:
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
Extent: 4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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Jean-Baptiste Lingaud papers
creator
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 515
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
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1775-1824
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The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
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French
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Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, French--18th century Manuscripts, French--19th century
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