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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1836-1841
Creator:
Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain). Museum Library.
Extent: 1 volume
A printed library catalog with interleaved blanks is the house copy of the United Service Museum as part of the Royal United Service Institution. The volume has copious annotated bibliographic entries on the printed pages and interleaved blanks to accommodate additions to the library. The volume was in use from the years 1836 to 1841
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A catalogue of the library of the United Service Museum : Middle Scotland Yard, London
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Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain). Museum Library.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1933
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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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1836-1841
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A printed library catalog with interleaved blanks is the house copy of the United Service Museum as part of the Royal United Service Institution. The volume has copious annotated bibliographic entries on the printed pages and interleaved blanks to accommodate additions to the library. The volume was in use from the years 1836 to 1841
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1830s 1840s
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Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain). Museum Library.
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Annotations Codices (bound manuscripts) Hybrid books Manuscripts, English--19th century
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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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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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. 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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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1832-1833
Creator:
Wylie, Alexander Henry, 1810-1869
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
Volume containing the travel diary of Alexander Henry Wylie's journies through Europe and Havana, Cuba. The diary spans the years from 1832 to 1833.
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Alexander Henry Wylie diary
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Wylie, Alexander Henry, 1810-1869
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1796
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
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1832-1833
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Volume containing the travel diary of Alexander Henry Wylie's journies through Europe and Havana, Cuba. The diary spans the years from 1832 to 1833.
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1830s
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Wylie, Alexander Henry, 1810-1869
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
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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.
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1827-1961
(Bulk: 1852-1961)
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This is a collection of Book-of-the-Month club news, mailings, and offers along with a few examples of other book-seller related materials such as advertisements, catalogs, lists, and financial and business documents, mostly receipts. The bulk of the collection is from the years 1850 to 1961 with a few outlying documents from the 1820s to 1840s.
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American publishing, printing, and book-related ephemera collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1411
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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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1827-1961
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1852-1961
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This is a collection of Book-of-the-Month club news, mailings, and offers along with a few examples of other book-seller related materials such as advertisements, catalogs, lists, and financial and business documents, mostly receipts. The bulk of the collection is from the years 1850 to 1961 with a few outlying documents from the 1820s to 1840s.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Book-of-the-Month Club‏.
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Advertisements Book catalogs Business records Financial records
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1826-1995
(Bulk: 1898-1960)
Extent: 16 linear feet
The American Section was one of the first to evolve during the early development of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The University Archaeological Association established in 1887 and later, the American Exploration Society, established in 1892, exhibited several small collections in College Hall before the building campaign for the museum began. Charles Abbott was the first curator of the section succeeded by Henry C. Mercer and then Stewart Culin who was also named Director in 1899. Each succeeding curator was responsible for adding collections, many of them representing their own expeditions in the United States, Alaska, Mexico, Central America and South America. Records in the files are dated from 1826 through the 1980s. The transfer of materials to the Archives took place piecemeal and without a central organization. The current re-processing placed the files into three series, Deaccessions and Loans, Collectors and Collections and Exhibits.
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American Section
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PU-Mu. 0044
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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16 linear feet
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1826-1995
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1898-1960
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The American Section was one of the first to evolve during the early development of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The University Archaeological Association established in 1887 and later, the American Exploration Society, established in 1892, exhibited several small collections in College Hall before the building campaign for the museum began. Charles Abbott was the first curator of the section succeeded by Henry C. Mercer and then Stewart Culin who was also named Director in 1899. Each succeeding curator was responsible for adding collections, many of them representing their own expeditions in the United States, Alaska, Mexico, Central America and South America. Records in the files are dated from 1826 through the 1980s. The transfer of materials to the Archives took place piecemeal and without a central organization. The current re-processing placed the files into three series, Deaccessions and Loans, Collectors and Collections and Exhibits.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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Abbott, Charles C., 1843-1919 Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899 Bruckner, Geraldine M., b. 1901-d. 1982 Coe, William R. , 1926-2009 Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 Dyson, Robert H., 1927- Eyman, Frances, 1921-1949 Farabee, William Curtis, b. 1865-d. 1925 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Kidder, Alfred Vincent, 1885-1963 King, Mary Elizabeth, b. 1929 Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967 Mercer, Henry C., 1856-1930 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Possehl, , Gregory L., Dr., b. 1941 Rainey, Froelich, Director of the University Museum Satterthwaite, Linton, 1897-1978 Shotridge, Louis Stevenson, Sara Yorke, 1847-1921
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1832-1836
Creator:
McAllister, Ann Jane Mitchell, 1816-1890
Extent: 1 volume
This commonplace book belonged to Ann Jane Mitchell McAllister of Philadelphia, PA. The entries in this book date between 1832 and 1836, before she married William Young McAllister. Her name is signed simply as Ann Jane Mitchell. This volume contains various copied poems by poets such as Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, and L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon). There appear to be two hands active in the volume and the poems are copied from literary magazines such as Blackwood’s Magazine, The Literary Gazette, and The Athenaeum.
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Ann Jane Mitchell McAllister commonplace book
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McAllister, Ann Jane Mitchell, 1816-1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 947
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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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1832-1836
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This commonplace book belonged to Ann Jane Mitchell McAllister of Philadelphia, PA. The entries in this book date between 1832 and 1836, before she married William Young McAllister. Her name is signed simply as Ann Jane Mitchell. This volume contains various copied poems by poets such as Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, and L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon). There appear to be two hands active in the volume and the poems are copied from literary magazines such as Blackwood’s Magazine, The Literary Gazette, and The Athenaeum.
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1830s
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English
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McAllister, Ann Jane Mitchell, 1816-1890
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Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, American--19th century Poems
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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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English
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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
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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
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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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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s
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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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1829-2018
(Bulk: 2014-2018)
Creator:
Bloom, Arthur W., 1939-
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur Bloom (born 1939), an author and scholar of American theater, studied and wrote a book on Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), a prominent Philadelphia-born actor. This collection contains research materials for Bloom's work, Edwin Forrest: A Biography and Performance History (2019). These include some limited original materials by and related to Forrest, extensive printout copies of newspaper articles about Forrest, contemporary scholarly publications related to Forrest and American theater, and other research materials.
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Arthur Bloom research collection on Edwin Forrest
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Bloom, Arthur W., 1939-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1429
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1829-2018
bulk date
2014-2018
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Arthur Bloom (born 1939), an author and scholar of American theater, studied and wrote a book on Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), a prominent Philadelphia-born actor. This collection contains research materials for Bloom's work, Edwin Forrest: A Biography and Performance History (2019). These include some limited original materials by and related to Forrest, extensive printout copies of newspaper articles about Forrest, contemporary scholarly publications related to Forrest and American theater, and other research materials.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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2010s
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English
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Bloom, Arthur W., 1939- Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
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Biographies Clippings (information artifacts) Research notes
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1801-1961
(Bulk: 1907-1960)
Creator:
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
Extent: 46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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Arthur Hobson Quinn papers
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1236
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
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1801-1961
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1907-1960
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Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960 Herne, James A., 1839-1901 O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 University of Pennsylvania. Department of English. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Librettos Manuscripts (documents) Playbills Writings (documents)
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1834-1871
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box and two oversized folders)
The Austin & Austin Hope Mill on Catskill Creek, located in Catskill, New York, was operated by the Austin family from 1813 to 1872. Specializing in the production of rag paper, the mill was passed down through two generations of the family during the 19th century. This collection is composed largely of bills received and receipts of payment from the years 1830 through 1869 and, to a lesser extent, other financial records and some correspondence relating to the Austin & Austin business.
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Austin & Austin business and financial records
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1434
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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 and two oversized folders)
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1834-1871
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The Austin & Austin Hope Mill on Catskill Creek, located in Catskill, New York, was operated by the Austin family from 1813 to 1872. Specializing in the production of rag paper, the mill was passed down through two generations of the family during the 19th century. This collection is composed largely of bills received and receipts of payment from the years 1830 through 1869 and, to a lesser extent, other financial records and some correspondence relating to the Austin & Austin business.
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Austin & Austin. Austin, Abner, 1771-1848 Austin, Russell, 1769-1829 Austin, Walter, 1807-1872
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Business records Correspondence Financial records
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1806-1832
Extent: 0.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Baron George Gordon Byron collected papers contains materials belonging to or relating to the romantic poet Baron George Gordon Byron (1788-1824), best known as Lord Byron. These materials include correspondence, writings by Byron and related materials, lithographs of Byron and Sir Walter Scott, two display albums containing correspondence and locks of hair, and Lord Byron's last will and testament.
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Baron George Gordon Byron collected papers
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 386
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1806-1832
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The Baron George Gordon Byron collected papers contains materials belonging to or relating to the romantic poet Baron George Gordon Byron (1788-1824), best known as Lord Byron. These materials include correspondence, writings by Byron and related materials, lithographs of Byron and Sir Walter Scott, two display albums containing correspondence and locks of hair, and Lord Byron's last will and testament.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1027
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Correspondence Lithographs Memorabilia Writings (documents)
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1802-1929
(Bulk: 1822-1899)
Creator:
Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Beasley family papers are comprised largely of documents relating to three generations of Beasleys who lived in the vicinity of Philadelphia in the nineteenth century: Frederick Beasley (1777-1845), Frederick Williamson Beasley (1808-1878), and Frederick Williamson Beasley, Jr. (1845-1873). The collection includes letters, certificates, published works of the Beasleys, memorabilia from the University of Pennsylvania, guidebooks to the city of Philadelphia, and auction catalogues relating to the interests of the Beasley and Bancker families. The collection includes items with dates ranging from 1802 to 1929, with the bulk of the material falling between 1822 and 1899.
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Beasley family papers
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Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1217
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1802-1929
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1822-1899
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The Beasley family papers are comprised largely of documents relating to three generations of Beasleys who lived in the vicinity of Philadelphia in the nineteenth century: Frederick Beasley (1777-1845), Frederick Williamson Beasley (1808-1878), and Frederick Williamson Beasley, Jr. (1845-1873). The collection includes letters, certificates, published works of the Beasleys, memorabilia from the University of Pennsylvania, guidebooks to the city of Philadelphia, and auction catalogues relating to the interests of the Beasley and Bancker families. The collection includes items with dates ranging from 1802 to 1929, with the bulk of the material falling between 1822 and 1899.
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Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878 Bancker, Charles Nicoll, 1778-1869 Beasley, Frederick W., 1845-1873 Beasley, Frederick, 1777-1845 Episcopal Church. Diocese of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania.
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Auction catalogs Certificates Correspondence Family papers Poems School records Sermons Speeches Travel guidebooks Writings (documents)
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1836-1844
Creator:
Stivers, Benjamin S., 1816-1844
Extent: 1 volume
A volume with worn covers consisting of poems and prose by Benjamin S. Stivers spanning the years from 1836 to 1843.
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Benjamin S. Stivers commonplace book
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Stivers, Benjamin S., 1816-1844
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1771
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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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1836-1844
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A volume with worn covers consisting of poems and prose by Benjamin S. Stivers spanning the years from 1836 to 1843.
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1830s 1840s
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English
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Stivers, Benjamin S., 1816-1844
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Manuscripts, American--19th century Poems
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
creator
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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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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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.
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
repository
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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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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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
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1839-1841
Creator:
Dickinson, William, active 1836-1845
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising the diary entries of Philadelphian William Dickinson spanning the years 1839-1941.
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Book of memorandums and commentaries
creator
Dickinson, William, active 1836-1845
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1841
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1839-1841
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A volume comprising the diary entries of Philadelphian William Dickinson spanning the years 1839-1941.
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1830s 1840s
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English
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Dickinson, William, active 1836-1845
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1835-1855
Extent: 1 volume
A parchment bound volume spanning from 1835 to 1855 containing handwritten recipes and instructions for varnishes, lacquers, and dyes.
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Book of recipes for varnishes, lacquers, and dyes
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1102
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1835-1855
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A parchment bound volume spanning from 1835 to 1855 containing handwritten recipes and instructions for varnishes, lacquers, and dyes.
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1830s 1840s 1850s
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French
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Account books Manuscripts, French--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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1820-1834
Creator:
Leland, Charles, 1791-1867
Extent: 1 volume
Receipt book kept by Charles Leland spanning the years from 1820-1834.
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Charles Leland receipt book
creator
Leland, Charles, 1791-1867
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 134
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1820-1834
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Receipt book kept by Charles Leland spanning the years from 1820-1834.
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1820s 1830s
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English
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Leland, Charles, 1791-1867
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Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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1831-1932
(Bulk: 1880-1924)
Creator:
Robinson, Charles Mulford, 1869-1917
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Charles Mulford Robinson (1869-1917) was a newspaper editor, author, and professor celebrated as one of the United States' first urban planners and early proponents of the "City Beautiful" movement. This collection features several of his urban improvement reports delivered to communities which solicited his services as a "civic advisor," as well as the personal correspondence of him and his wife Eliza; newspaper clippings about his life, death, and activities; scrapbooks; poems, prose-pieces, hymns, and plays composed by Robinson in his spare time; photographs; and other personal records from throughout his life.
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Charles Mulford Robinson papers
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Robinson, Charles Mulford, 1869-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1010
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1831-1932
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1880-1924
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Charles Mulford Robinson (1869-1917) was a newspaper editor, author, and professor celebrated as one of the United States' first urban planners and early proponents of the "City Beautiful" movement. This collection features several of his urban improvement reports delivered to communities which solicited his services as a "civic advisor," as well as the personal correspondence of him and his wife Eliza; newspaper clippings about his life, death, and activities; scrapbooks; poems, prose-pieces, hymns, and plays composed by Robinson in his spare time; photographs; and other personal records from throughout his life.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Robinson, Charles Mulford, 1869-1917 Robinson, Eliza Ten Eyck Pruyn, 1870-1956
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Correspondence Pamphlets Scrapbooks Writings (documents)
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1818-2000
(Bulk: 1907-1998)
Creator:
Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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Charlotte Cushman Club records
creator
Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1223
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
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1818-2000
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1907-1998
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Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876
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Account books Awards Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Engravings (prints) Minutes (Records) Photographs Plays (performed works) Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
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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
creator
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 1
repository
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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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
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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
repository
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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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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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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1839-1842
Creator:
Larkins, Colin Robertson, 1816-1845
Extent: 1 volume
This volume with contains sixty-seven numbered poems written by Colin Robertson Larkins spanning the years 1839 to 1842. The volume of poems was presented to his future wife Mary Forsyth in 1839. A dedication/presentation page, a poem entitled To Mary, and a table of contents are on the first few pages.
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Colin Robertson Larkins poetry book
creator
Larkins, Colin Robertson, 1816-1845
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1885
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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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1839-1842
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This volume with contains sixty-seven numbered poems written by Colin Robertson Larkins spanning the years 1839 to 1842. The volume of poems was presented to his future wife Mary Forsyth in 1839. A dedication/presentation page, a poem entitled To Mary, and a table of contents are on the first few pages.
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1830s 1840s
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English
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Larkins, Colin Robertson, 1816-1845 Larkins, Mary Forsyth, circa 1819-1842
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Epitaphs Manuscripts, English--19th century Poetry
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