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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1817-2005
(Bulk: 1925-1983)
Creator:
Alexander family.,
Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974,
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989,
Alexander, Virginia Margaret, 1900-1949,
Anderson, Elizabeth Mossell, -1975,
Extent: 250 cubic feet
Raymond Pace Alexander (1897-1974) and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898-1989) were pioneers among African Americans in the legal profession and leaders in public affairs, politics, and government throughout the middle half of the twentieth century. Raymond Pace Alexander was a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1920 and from Harvard Law School in 1923. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander earned all three of her degrees (A.B. 1918, M.A. 1919, and Ph.D. 1921) from the University of Pennsylvania. The Alexander Papers constitute a highly significant resource for the social and political history of the city of Philadelphia and, in particular, for the history of the city's black professional and political elite, black civic organizations, and institutions concerned with race relations and civil rights.
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Alexander Family Papers
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Alexander family., Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974, Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989, Alexander, Virginia Margaret, 1900-1949, Anderson, Elizabeth Mossell, -1975,
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 A374
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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250 cubic feet
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1817-2005
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1925-1983
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Raymond Pace Alexander (1897-1974) and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898-1989) were pioneers among African Americans in the legal profession and leaders in public affairs, politics, and government throughout the middle half of the twentieth century. Raymond Pace Alexander was a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1920 and from Harvard Law School in 1923. Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander earned all three of her degrees (A.B. 1918, M.A. 1919, and Ph.D. 1921) from the University of Pennsylvania. The Alexander Papers constitute a highly significant resource for the social and political history of the city of Philadelphia and, in particular, for the history of the city's black professional and political elite, black civic organizations, and institutions concerned with race relations and civil rights.
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Alexander family. Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974 Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989 Alexander, Virginia Margaret, 1900-1949 Anderson, Elizabeth Mossell, -1975 African Methodist Episcopal Church. -- Form subdivision--Trials, litigation, etc.; Alexander-Minter, Rae, 1937- Brown, Mary Elizabeth Alexander, 1934- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Girard College. -- Form subdivision--Trials, litigation, etc.; International Conference of Social Work. Mossell, Nathan Francis,, 1856-1946. Mount Lawn Cemetery (Sharon Hill, Pa.). National Bar Association. Philadelphia Fellowship Commission. Sigma Pi Phi. Tanner, Benj. T., (Benjamin Tucker), 1835-1923 Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937 United States. President's Committee on Civil Rights. White House Conference on Aging. World Peace Through Law Center.
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1801-1912
Creator:
Fitler, Alfred, 1817-1896,
Moore, Alfred Fitler, 1854-1912,
Moore, Joseph, 1815-1864,
Moore, Joseph, Jr., d 1921,
Moore, William Fitler, 1846-1877,
Extent: 2 cubic feet
The Moore family arrived in Philadelphia in the early nineteenth century and opened a wire company in the city. The Alfred Fitler Moore Family Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, financial material, photographs, and artifacts of Joseph and Cecelia (Fitler) Moore; their children William Joseph, Jr, and Alfred; as well as Cecelia's father and brother Alfred Fitler and Alfred Fitler, Jr. The bulk of the collection relates to Alfred Fitler Moore, benefactor of the Alfred Fitler Moore School of Electrical Engineering.
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Alfred Fitler Moore Family Papers
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Fitler, Alfred, 1817-1896, Moore, Alfred Fitler, 1854-1912, Moore, Joseph, 1815-1864, Moore, Joseph, Jr., d 1921, Moore, William Fitler, 1846-1877,
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UPT 50 M821
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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2 cubic feet
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1801-1912
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The Moore family arrived in Philadelphia in the early nineteenth century and opened a wire company in the city. The Alfred Fitler Moore Family Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, financial material, photographs, and artifacts of Joseph and Cecelia (Fitler) Moore; their children William Joseph, Jr, and Alfred; as well as Cecelia's father and brother Alfred Fitler and Alfred Fitler, Jr. The bulk of the collection relates to Alfred Fitler Moore, benefactor of the Alfred Fitler Moore School of Electrical Engineering.
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Fitler, Alfred, 1817-1896 Moore, Alfred Fitler, 1854-1912 Moore, Joseph, 1815-1864 Moore, Joseph, Jr., d 1921 Moore, William Fitler, 1846-1877 Bank of Northern Liberties (Philadelphia, Pa.). City National Bank of Philadelphia (Pa.). Moore family -- General subdivision--Biography.; Moore, Cecelia Fitler, 1820-1897 Philadelphia Insulated Wire Co. (Pa.). University of Pennsylvania. Moore School of Electrical Engineering.
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Bankbooks. Cash books. Checks. Currency--Civil War, 1861-1865. Deeds--19th century.--Pennsylvania--Philadelphi Diaries. Journal (bookkeeping). Ledgers. Letters. Memorabilia. Photoprints. Tintypes.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1801-1882
Creator:
Dwight, Benjamin Woolsey, 1780-1850,
Dwight, Francis E., (Francis Edwin), 1856-,
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet
Between 1801 and 1803 Benjamin Woolsey Dwight studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he also practiced at Pennsylvania Hospital, and at Columbia College in New York. Francis E. Dwight was the grandson of Benjamin Woolsey Dwight. In 1882 he took medical instructions at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York, New York. The Benjamin Woolsey Dwight and Francis E. Dwight Papers contain material relating to their medical education - mainly notebooks for lectures attended, and admission cards for Benjamin Woolsey Dwight.
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Benjamin Woolsey Dwight and Francis E. Dwight Papers
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Dwight, Benjamin Woolsey, 1780-1850, Dwight, Francis E., (Francis Edwin), 1856-,
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UPT 50 D992
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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0.3 cubic feet
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1801-1882
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Between 1801 and 1803 Benjamin Woolsey Dwight studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he also practiced at Pennsylvania Hospital, and at Columbia College in New York. Francis E. Dwight was the grandson of Benjamin Woolsey Dwight. In 1882 he took medical instructions at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York, New York. The Benjamin Woolsey Dwight and Francis E. Dwight Papers contain material relating to their medical education - mainly notebooks for lectures attended, and admission cards for Benjamin Woolsey Dwight.
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Dwight, Benjamin Woolsey, 1780-1850 Dwight, Francis E., (Francis Edwin), 1856- Dwight Family. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes. Tickets.
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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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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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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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
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1820-1942
(Bulk: 1850-1925)
Creator:
Clark Family.,
Madeira Family.,
Extent: 6 cubic feet
The Clark and Madeira Family Papers offers a perspective on the personal, social, and professional lives of a rich and vibrant upper class Philadelphia family in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century. It is reflective their affection for learning, travel as well as their undying affection for each other.
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Clark and Madeira Family Papers
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Clark Family., Madeira Family.,
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 C592
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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6 cubic feet
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1820-1942
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1850-1925
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The Clark and Madeira Family Papers offers a perspective on the personal, social, and professional lives of a rich and vibrant upper class Philadelphia family in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century. It is reflective their affection for learning, travel as well as their undying affection for each other.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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Clark Family. Madeira Family. Centennial Exhibition. (1876: Philadelphia, Pa.) Clark, Edward Walter, Jr., 1857-1946 Clark, Edward White, 1828-1904 Clark, Mary Toddhunter Sill, 1835-1908 Madeira, Crawford C., 1894-1967 Madeira, Edith, 1865-1930 Madeira, Edward Walter, 1893-1956 Madeira, Elizabeth, 1906-2001 Madeira, Louis C., Jr., 1853-1929 Madeira, Louis C., Sr., 1819-1896 Madeira, Marion Clark, 1868-1938 Sill, Joseph, 1801-1868 United States. Army. -- General subdivision--History; Chronological subdivision--Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916.; University of Pennsylvania.
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1787-1955
(Bulk: 1920-1955)
Creator:
Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957,
Extent: 5 cubic feet
Cornelius Weygandt attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his PhD in 1901. Weygandt had a fifty-five year career as a teacher in the Department of English at Penn, and also obtained literary success for his storytelling skills. The Cornelius Weygandt Papers document his literary efforts primarily from the 1920s to the 1950s. The majority of the collection contains unpublished of essays and books he had prepared and may have planned to publish.
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Cornelius Weygandt Papers
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Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957,
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UPT 50 W547.5
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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5 cubic feet
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1787-1955
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1920-1955
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Cornelius Weygandt attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his PhD in 1901. Weygandt had a fifty-five year career as a teacher in the Department of English at Penn, and also obtained literary success for his storytelling skills. The Cornelius Weygandt Papers document his literary efforts primarily from the 1920s to the 1950s. The majority of the collection contains unpublished of essays and books he had prepared and may have planned to publish.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957 University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1837-1890
Creator:
Goodwin, Daniel R., (Daniel Raynes), 1811-1890,
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet
Daniel Raynes Goodwin was the ninth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania from 1860-1868, and an Episcopal priest. The Daniel Raynes Goodwin Papers consist of three account books which document his expenses and financial history from 1837-1890.
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Daniel Raynes Goodwin Papers
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Goodwin, Daniel R., (Daniel Raynes), 1811-1890,
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UPT 50 G656
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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0.25 cubic feet
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1837-1890
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Daniel Raynes Goodwin was the ninth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania from 1860-1868, and an Episcopal priest. The Daniel Raynes Goodwin Papers consist of three account books which document his expenses and financial history from 1837-1890.
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Goodwin, Daniel R., (Daniel Raynes), 1811-1890 University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--Presidents; Chronological subdivision--19th century.;
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Account books.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1821-1999
(Bulk: 1978-1990)
Creator:
Cooper, David Y., 1924-2013,
Extent: 8 cubic feet
David Y. Cooper was a graduate and later faculty member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, well known for his research work in a number of fields. This collection primarily documents his work and reserach into topics relating to the history of medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
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David Y. Cooper Papers
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Cooper, David Y., 1924-2013,
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 C776
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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8 cubic feet
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1821-1999
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1978-1990
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David Y. Cooper was a graduate and later faculty member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, well known for his research work in a number of fields. This collection primarily documents his work and reserach into topics relating to the history of medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Cooper, David Y., 1924-2013
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1827-1845
Creator:
Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
Extent: 1 linear feet
This small collection includes a microfiche containing some of Florence Nightingale's letters, as well as two audio cassettes with brief recordings of Nightingale's voice.
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Florence Nightingale letters and recordings
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Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896
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PU-N.MC 28
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1 linear feet
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1827-1845
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This small collection includes a microfiche containing some of Florence Nightingale's letters, as well as two audio cassettes with brief recordings of Nightingale's voice.
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Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Nutting, M. Adelaide (Mary Adelaide), 1858-1948
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Audiocassettes Letters (correspondence) Microfiche
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1820-1847
Creator:
Dick, Francis, (Francis Brisbane), 1814-1859,
Extent: 1 item
Francis Brisbane Dick was born in the Medical Hall of the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. He belonged to a family which served as janitors for the University, then located on Ninth Street. Before becoming a janitor, Francis worked for the First Presbyterian Church, then located on the corner of Seventh and Locust Streets facing Washington Square, as a sexton and locksmith. His duties included attending on funerals, digging graves, and installing or repairing locks in private houses. This collection consists of a manuscript journal account book, which is divided in roughly two parts. The first part, pages 1-45, date from 1820-1823 and contain accounts of the First Presbyterian Church. The second part, pages 47-81, of the journal contain the private accounts of Francis Brisbane Dick as sexton and locksmith between 1837 and 1843, when he was employed by the First Presbyterian Church.
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Francis Brisbane Dick Papers
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Dick, Francis, (Francis Brisbane), 1814-1859,
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UPT 50 D547
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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1 item
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1820-1847
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Francis Brisbane Dick was born in the Medical Hall of the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. He belonged to a family which served as janitors for the University, then located on Ninth Street. Before becoming a janitor, Francis worked for the First Presbyterian Church, then located on the corner of Seventh and Locust Streets facing Washington Square, as a sexton and locksmith. His duties included attending on funerals, digging graves, and installing or repairing locks in private houses. This collection consists of a manuscript journal account book, which is divided in roughly two parts. The first part, pages 1-45, date from 1820-1823 and contain accounts of the First Presbyterian Church. The second part, pages 47-81, of the journal contain the private accounts of Francis Brisbane Dick as sexton and locksmith between 1837 and 1843, when he was employed by the First Presbyterian Church.
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Dick, Francis, (Francis Brisbane), 1814-1859 Connelly, Henry. First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). Haines, Ephraim. Haviland, John, 1792-1852 Struthers, John.
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Account books.
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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 Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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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
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1776-2004
(Bulk: 1860-1960)
Creator:
Frazer family.
Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872
Frazer, John, 1882-1964
Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792
Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
Extent: 55 cubic feet
The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer Family Papers
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 F848
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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55 cubic feet
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1776-2004
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1860-1960
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The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909 Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Addison, William H.F., (William Henry Fitzgerald), 1881-1963. American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Philosophical Society. Ashhurst, Richard Lewis, 1838-1911 Bache, A. D., (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 Bodley, Rachel L. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Brown, Amos P., (Amos Peaslee), 1864-1917 Cadwalader, John, 1842-1925 Cope, E. D., (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 Delta Alumni Association. Franklin Chess Club. Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frazer, Jr., John Frazer, Robert, 1771-1821 Fulton, John, 1826-1916 Harris, Joseph S., (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 Harrison, Charles Custis, 1844-1929 Holley, Alexander H., (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887 International Geological Congress. Kimball, Joseph P. Koenig, George Augustus, 1844-1913 Lesley, J. P., (J. Peter), 1819-1903 McKean, Thomas, 1842-1898 Metcalf, William, 1838-1909 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Mitchell, S. Weir, (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 New York Academy of Sciences. Page, W. Byrd, (William Byrd), 1866-1940 Penn Relay Carnival. Pennsylvania. Militia. Troop of Philadelphia Cavalry, 1st. Pennypacker, Samuel W., (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916 Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921 Pepper, Edward, 1847-1913 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Philadelphia Fencing and Sparring Club. Preu, Bernhard. Prime, Frederick, 1846-1915 Raymond, Rossiter W., (Rossiter Worthington), 1840-1918 Robinson, Beverley, 1844-1924 Selwyn, Alfred Richard Cecil, 1824-1902 Society of American Geologists. Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey. Sons of the Revolution. Pennsylvania Society. Sons of the Revolution. Stevens Institute of Technology. Togno, Rosalie Acelie Guillou. University Club of Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vossion, Louis, 1847-1906 Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Whelen, Edward Siddons, 1839-1884 Whelen, Henry. Whelen, Isabella N. Whelen, James Nevins, 1845-1901
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Rare Book & Manuscript Library [Contact Us]
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 Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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49 boxes
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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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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1797-1956
(Bulk: 1889-1956)
Creator:
Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961,
Extent: 39 cubic feet
George Wharton Pepper, an 1862 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. The George Wharton Pepper Papers document his personal and professional life.
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George Wharton Pepper Papers
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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961,
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UPT 50 P423
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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39 cubic feet
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1797-1956
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1889-1956
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George Wharton Pepper, an 1862 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. The George Wharton Pepper Papers document his personal and professional life.
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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Biddle, Anthony J. Drexel, (Anthony Joseph Drexel), 1874-1948. Coolidge, Calvin,, 1872-1933. Coxe, Elizabeth Sinkler, 1843-1919 Episcopal Church. League of Nations. Pepper family. Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Pepper, George, 1841-1872 Pepper, Hitty Markoe Wharton, 1842-1913 Permanent Court of International Justice. Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Stonemen's Fellowship. United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1947-1949). United States. Congress. Senate. University of Pennsylvania. Law School. Wharton, Geo. M., (George Mifflin), 1808-1870
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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
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University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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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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1798-1990
(Bulk: 1918-1990)
Creator:
Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909-,
Extent: 41 cubic feet
Harold Scheie was a noted ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania. The Harold Glendon Scheie Papers mainly document the professional contributions and achievements of Dr. Scheie in the field of Ophthalmology. There is a small group of personal papers, but these papers, in large part, still reflect in some way upon his devotion to his profession.
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Harold Glendon Scheie Papers
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Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909-,
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UPT 50 S138
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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41 cubic feet
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1798-1990
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1918-1990
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Harold Scheie was a noted ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania. The Harold Glendon Scheie Papers mainly document the professional contributions and achievements of Dr. Scheie in the field of Ophthalmology. There is a small group of personal papers, but these papers, in large part, still reflect in some way upon his devotion to his profession.
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Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909- Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979 Scheie Eye Institute. Scheie, Ella Mae Ware. Scheie, Larts T. United States. Army. General Hospital, 20th. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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1781-1839
Creator:
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
Extent: 12 boxes
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. Documents in the collection are primarily in English with a few in French.
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Henry Dundas Papers
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Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 888
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University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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12 boxes
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1781-1839
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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. Documents in the collection are primarily in English with a few in French.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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1831-2002
Creator:
Li, Hui-Lin, 1911-,
Extent: 20 cubic feet
Hui-lin Li was educated at Soochow University and Yenching University in China and received his PhD in biology from Harvard University in 1942. After holding a number of research fellowship positions in both the United States and Taiwan, he came to the University of Pennsylvania as a research associate in 1952 and became a faculty member in the field of botany in 1963. The collections documents the professional career and life of Dr. Li as a professor of botany and researcher.
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Hui-lin Li Papers
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Li, Hui-Lin, 1911-,
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UPT 50 L693
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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20 cubic feet
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1831-2002
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Hui-lin Li was educated at Soochow University and Yenching University in China and received his PhD in biology from Harvard University in 1942. After holding a number of research fellowship positions in both the United States and Taiwan, he came to the University of Pennsylvania as a research associate in 1952 and became a faculty member in the field of botany in 1963. The collections documents the professional career and life of Dr. Li as a professor of botany and researcher.
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Li, Hui-Lin, 1911- University of Pennsylvania. Morris Arboretum.
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1802-1840
Creator:
Parker, John R., (John Rowe), 1777-1844
Extent: 9 boxes
The majority of the letters are addressed to John Rowe Parker or one of his firms. Letters from 1802-1817 are primarily concerned with Parker’s work as a dry goods merchant. Letters from 1817-1823 contain most of the music-related material in the collection, including letters from music publishers, composers, and performers, and requests for information about pianos and organs. Musicians, publishers, and musical instrument makers represented in the collection include George E. Blake, George Willig, Bacon and Hart, Benjamin Carr, Edward Riley, William DuBois, Joseph Willson, J.A. and W. Geib, John Cole, Anthony Philip Heinrich, Christopher Meinecke, Richard Willis, James Finlayson, Samuel Dyer, Oliver Shaw, Thomas Philipps, Samuel P. Taylor, James Hewitt, James H. Swindells, John Loud, John Mackay, and Gibson and Davis. Letters from 1823-1840 are principally concerned with Parker’s work on a system of semaphoric signals, with extensive letters to James M. Elford and Son of Charleston, S.C. The collection also includes personal letters from family members and friends.
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John Rowe Parker Correspondence
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Parker, John R., (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 186
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University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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9 boxes
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1802-1840
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The majority of the letters are addressed to John Rowe Parker or one of his firms. Letters from 1802-1817 are primarily concerned with Parker’s work as a dry goods merchant. Letters from 1817-1823 contain most of the music-related material in the collection, including letters from music publishers, composers, and performers, and requests for information about pianos and organs. Musicians, publishers, and musical instrument makers represented in the collection include George E. Blake, George Willig, Bacon and Hart, Benjamin Carr, Edward Riley, William DuBois, Joseph Willson, J.A. and W. Geib, John Cole, Anthony Philip Heinrich, Christopher Meinecke, Richard Willis, James Finlayson, Samuel Dyer, Oliver Shaw, Thomas Philipps, Samuel P. Taylor, James Hewitt, James H. Swindells, John Loud, John Mackay, and Gibson and Davis. Letters from 1823-1840 are principally concerned with Parker’s work on a system of semaphoric signals, with extensive letters to James M. Elford and Son of Charleston, S.C. The collection also includes personal letters from family members and friends.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s
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Parker, John R., (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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1822-1853
Creator:
Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John W. Williams (1803-1837) served as one of the editors of the magazine American Quarterly Review and of the National Gazette. The John W. Williams correspondence dates from 1822 to 1853 and largely documents Williams' personal and business life until the time of his death through letters from family, friends, authors, and editors.
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John W. Williams correspondence
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Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 951
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University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1822-1853
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John W. Williams (1803-1837) served as one of the editors of the magazine American Quarterly Review and of the National Gazette. The John W. Williams correspondence dates from 1822 to 1853 and largely documents Williams' personal and business life until the time of his death through letters from family, friends, authors, and editors.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837 American quarterly review. National gazette and literary register (Philadelphia, Pa. : Semiweekly).
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1706-1968
Creator:
Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
Extent: 9 cubic feet
Josiah Harmar Penniman was the fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two parts, the professional and personal papers of Josiah H. Penniman and papers of his family, mainly, his father James Lanman Penniman, his mother Maria Davis Hosmer, and his brother James Hosmer Penniman.
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Josiah Harmar Penniman Papers
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Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
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UPT 50 P414
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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9 cubic feet
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1706-1968
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Josiah Harmar Penniman was the fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two parts, the professional and personal papers of Josiah H. Penniman and papers of his family, mainly, his father James Lanman Penniman, his mother Maria Davis Hosmer, and his brother James Hosmer Penniman.
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Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941 American Dialect Society. American Philosophical Society. American Society for the Advancement of Science. English Association of Great Britain. Hosmer, Maria Davis, 1830-1914 Modern Language Association of America. Penniman, Ida Jutte Penniman, James Hosmer, 1860-1931 Penniman, James Lanman,, 1832-1890 Pilgrams in London. Royal Societies Club. Society of Colonial Wars. Sons of the Revolution. The Pennsylvanian. University of Pennsylvania. Presidents. University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--History; Chronological subdivision--20th century.; Walther, Ida Jutte William Penn Charter School. Wood, Francis C., (Francis Clark.)
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1802-1965
(Bulk: 1850-1871)
Creator:
Kane Family,
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
The Kane family was prominent in Philadelphia society and politics during the nineteenth century. The Kane Family Papers consists primarily of correspondence to Elizabeth D. Kane from her family.
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Kane Family Papers
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Kane Family,
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UPT 50 K916
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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0.5 cubic feet
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1802-1965
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1850-1871
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The Kane family was prominent in Philadelphia society and politics during the nineteenth century. The Kane Family Papers consists primarily of correspondence to Elizabeth D. Kane from her family.
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Kane Family Bird, Mabel Bayard Kane, 1837-1897 Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857 Kane, Elizabeth D. Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909 Kane, Jane Duval Leiper Kane, John K., (John Kintzing), 1795-1858 Kane, John Kintzing, 1833-1886 Kintzing, Abraham, 1763-1835 Kintzing, Eliza. Shields, Charles W., (Charles Woodruff), 1825-1904 Wise, John C.
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1832-1898
(Bulk: 1873-1895)
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
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Learned Collection on German-Language Theater
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 638
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University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
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1832-1898
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1873-1895
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Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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German
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1771-1992
(Bulk: 1872-1944)
Extent: 2.6 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellanous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection. When a collection exceeds one folder, it is removed from the MM collection and is given its own collection number (i.e. ARC MS #).
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Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection
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ARC.MS.000
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University of Pennsylvania Archives at the Library of the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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2.6 linear feet
inclusive date
1771-1992
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1872-1944
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellanous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection. When a collection exceeds one folder, it is removed from the MM collection and is given its own collection number (i.e. ARC MS #).
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Abzan, Moshe Itzak, of Hamburgh HaCohen, Chanoch, Rabbi -- Correspondence Posnanski, Samuel Deutsch, Gotthard, 1859-1921 Benderly, Hemdah Friedenwald, Harry, 1864-1950 -- Correspondence Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Karafin, Samuel -- Archives Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Correspondence Hoschander, Jacob, 1874-1933 -- Correspondence Schwab, Moise, 1839-1918 Zolin, Joseph Neuman, Abraham A., (Abraham Aaron), 1890- -- Correspondence Kennedy, John, Judge Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Administration Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933 -- Administration Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889 -- Correspondence Harrison, George L., (George Leib), 1811-1885. Wolf, Abraham Simon, 1809-1880. Rubenstein, Frank Jay Lopez, Aaron, 1731-1782 -- Administration Cohen, Joshua I., 1801-1870 Montgomery, James A., (James Alan), 1866-1949. Gordon, Cyrus Herzl, 1908-2001 -- Administration Banks, Edgar James, 1866-1945 United States--Bureau of the Census. Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954 -- History Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. -- History Mortara, Pio, d. 1940. -- History Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Archives Dropsie, Moses A., (Moses Aaron), 1821-1905. -- Archives Jastrow, Marcus, 1829-1903 -- Archives Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897. -- Archives Gordon, Samuel, 1871-1927.
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Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1837-1876
(Bulk: 1837-1844)
Creator:
Dickeson, Montroville Wilson, b. 1810-d. 1882
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (the collection consists of two catalogues and twenty three folders of material. the two catalogues are bound and housed in one box measuring 17" by 12.5" by 2". photocopies of the catalogue are contained in three folders in the archival box along with twelve additional folders of material. the remaining eight folders are oversized material)
The Montroville W. Dickeson Collection is a record of Dickeson's expedition to the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys to investigate the origins and archaeology of the North American mound builders. Interested in collecting from an early age, Dickeson left his medical residency and traveled in the South from 1837 to 1844 pioneering in the use of trenches in excavation and strata and cross-sections in description. The collection consists of catalogues, maps, drawings, renderings, photographs, cross-section drawings, and advertising material. Dickeson displayed his collection on his return to Philadelphia and commissioned the Mississippi Panorama painted by John J. Egan, an itinerant Irish artist. Dickeson's collection and the panorama were displayed at his own museum, in subscription lectures, and at the Centennial Exhibition in 1876 in Philadelphia. Dickeson engaged in ceaseless self promotion but mostly published in local venues and in serialized format. His advanced archaeological techniques and the catalogues of artifacts from Southern sites no longer in existence, though praised, are not well known.
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Montroville Wilson Dickeson collection
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Dickeson, Montroville Wilson, b. 1810-d. 1882
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PU-Mu.1080
repository
University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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0.8 linear foot (the collection consists of two catalogues and twenty three folders of material. the two catalogues are bound and housed in one box measuring 17" by 12.5" by 2". photocopies of the catalogue are contained in three folders in the archival box along with twelve additional folders of material. the remaining eight folders are oversized material)
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1837-1876
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1837-1844
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The Montroville W. Dickeson Collection is a record of Dickeson's expedition to the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys to investigate the origins and archaeology of the North American mound builders. Interested in collecting from an early age, Dickeson left his medical residency and traveled in the South from 1837 to 1844 pioneering in the use of trenches in excavation and strata and cross-sections in description. The collection consists of catalogues, maps, drawings, renderings, photographs, cross-section drawings, and advertising material. Dickeson displayed his collection on his return to Philadelphia and commissioned the Mississippi Panorama painted by John J. Egan, an itinerant Irish artist. Dickeson's collection and the panorama were displayed at his own museum, in subscription lectures, and at the Centennial Exhibition in 1876 in Philadelphia. Dickeson engaged in ceaseless self promotion but mostly published in local venues and in serialized format. His advanced archaeological techniques and the catalogues of artifacts from Southern sites no longer in existence, though praised, are not well known.
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