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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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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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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
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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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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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1826-1839
Creator:
Potter, Thomas E. (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862
Extent: 1 volume (+ 32 leaves)
A volume comprising the daily transactions of the sales and expenses of Potter's Catholicon created by W. W. Potter. The daily accounting in the volume by agent and druggist Thomas E. Potter spans the years from 1826 to 1839.
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Day book
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Potter, Thomas E. (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1853
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 32 leaves)
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1826-1839
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A volume comprising the daily transactions of the sales and expenses of Potter's Catholicon created by W. W. Potter. The daily accounting in the volume by agent and druggist Thomas E. Potter spans the years from 1826 to 1839.
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1820s 1830s
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English
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Potter, Thomas E. (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862 Potter, W. W. (William Woodburn), 1786-1832
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Account books Codices (bound manuscripts) Daybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century Recipes
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1836-1869
Creator:
Albert, Daniel M., Collector
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection of medical receipts includes billheads and receipts documenting a selection of the pharmaceutical offerings available to Americans in the mid nineteenth century. The bulk of the material is connected to P. Whitin and Sons, later renamed P. W. Dudley and Co., a company which manufactured textiles and machinery in Massachusetts during the nineteenth century. The company bought products from over forty retail establishments and dealers of health, hygiene, and other household chemicals and goods, probably to be sold at the company store.
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Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of medical receipts
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Albert, Daniel M., Collector
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1415
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1836-1869
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This collection of medical receipts includes billheads and receipts documenting a selection of the pharmaceutical offerings available to Americans in the mid nineteenth century. The bulk of the material is connected to P. Whitin and Sons, later renamed P. W. Dudley and Co., a company which manufactured textiles and machinery in Massachusetts during the nineteenth century. The company bought products from over forty retail establishments and dealers of health, hygiene, and other household chemicals and goods, probably to be sold at the company store.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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English
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Albert, Daniel M. P. Whitin & Sons (Whitinsville, Mass.).
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Billheads Correspondence Receipts (financial records)
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1792-1891
(Bulk: 1830-1870)
Creator:
Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of various documents, mostly from 1830-1870, relating to a distillery located in Annecy, France.
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie records
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 514
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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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1792-1891
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1830-1870
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Collection of various documents, mostly from 1830-1870, relating to a distillery located in Annecy, France.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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French
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
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Ledgers (account books) Recipes
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1834-1875
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Small collection of records regarding the G. & C. Merriam Company spanning the years from 1834 to 1875. The papers comprise chiefly correspondence to the G. & C. Merriam Company.
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G. & C. Merriam Company records
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1201
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet
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1834-1875
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Small collection of records regarding the G. & C. Merriam Company spanning the years from 1834 to 1875. The papers comprise chiefly correspondence to the G. & C. Merriam Company.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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G. & C. Merriam Company.
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Business records Correspondence Fliers (printed matter) Invoices Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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1723-2006
(Bulk: 1967-2006)
Creator:
Gotham Book Mart.
Extent: 79 linear feet (95 boxes)
The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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Gotham Book Mart records
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Gotham Book Mart.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1025
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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79 linear feet (95 boxes)
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1723-2006
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1967-2006
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The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Gotham Book Mart. Black Sparrow Press. Brown, Andreas Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 Steloff, Frances, 1887-1989 Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
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Audiovisual materials Book catalogs Broadsides (notices) Business records Cabinet photographs Correspondence Genealogies (histories) Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Postcards Sales records Scrapbooks
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1813-1853
Creator:
Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Jacob Miller Haldeman (1781-1857) was a successful iron monger and businessman. He was one of the incorporators of the Chestnut Hill Iron Ore Company, of Columbia, in 1851, and was also one of the incorporators and managers of the Susquehanna Tide Water Canal Company. Additionally, he was one of the founders and a director of the Dauphin Deposit Bank in Harrisburg and was a large stockholder in the Harrisburg Bank, of which he was president starting in 1853, until the time of his death. The bulk of this collection consists of business letters to Jacob Miller Haldeman, most of which are from businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland. The letters address businesses that Haldeman was involved in, including iron, flour, canals, and property.
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Jacob Miller Haldeman business letters
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Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1259
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1813-1853
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Jacob Miller Haldeman (1781-1857) was a successful iron monger and businessman. He was one of the incorporators of the Chestnut Hill Iron Ore Company, of Columbia, in 1851, and was also one of the incorporators and managers of the Susquehanna Tide Water Canal Company. Additionally, he was one of the founders and a director of the Dauphin Deposit Bank in Harrisburg and was a large stockholder in the Harrisburg Bank, of which he was president starting in 1853, until the time of his death. The bulk of this collection consists of business letters to Jacob Miller Haldeman, most of which are from businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland. The letters address businesses that Haldeman was involved in, including iron, flour, canals, and property.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
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Correspondence
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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 Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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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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English
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Parker, John R. (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1836-1849
Creator:
Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
Extent: 2 volumes (+ 8 leaves)
Two paper-covered volumes containing recipes, instructions, and ingredients for dyeing fabrics, cloth, and yarns kept by Ludwig Arnold of Nuremberg, Germany spanning the years from 1836 to 1849.
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Ludwig Arnold recipes for dyes and dyeing
creator
Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1804
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes (+ 8 leaves)
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1836-1849
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Two paper-covered volumes containing recipes, instructions, and ingredients for dyeing fabrics, cloth, and yarns kept by Ludwig Arnold of Nuremberg, Germany spanning the years from 1836 to 1849.
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1830s 1840s
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German
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Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, German--19th century Recipes
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1790-1835
Creator:
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston.
Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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Newton, Gordon, Johnston, Murdoch, and Scott of Madeira, Portugal letters
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1417
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1790-1835
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This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott. Gordon, Thomas Johnston, Alexander Murdoch, Thomas Newton, Francis
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Correspondence
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1822-1873
Creator:
S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker.
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Day (born 1806 or 1807 in Middlesex, England) owned and operated his own business, S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Maker, located in Strood and Rochester, Kent County, England. This collection includes Day’s contract of indenture, apprenticeship rules, recipes, and detailed records of clients' orders dating from 1850 to 1873.
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuitmaker records
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 829
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear feet (1 box)
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1822-1873
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Samuel Day (born 1806 or 1807 in Middlesex, England) owned and operated his own business, S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Maker, located in Strood and Rochester, Kent County, England. This collection includes Day’s contract of indenture, apprenticeship rules, recipes, and detailed records of clients' orders dating from 1850 to 1873.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker. Day, Samuel
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Contracts Receipts (financial records) Recipes
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1708-1955
(Bulk: 1923-1955)
Creator:
Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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Siegfried Weisberger papers
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1377
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1708-1955
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1923-1955
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This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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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
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Peabody Book Shop.
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Autobiographies Correspondence Poems Writings (documents)
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1838-1954
Creator:
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co.
Extent: 76 volumes
Company compiled reference library of dental equipment.
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co. reference library of dental equipment
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 642
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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76 volumes
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1838-1954
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Company compiled reference library of dental equipment.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co.
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Advertisements Patents Scrapbooks Technical illustrations
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1762-1832
Creator:
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
Extent: 9 boxes
The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem family papers
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 57
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1762-1832
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The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824 Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 Francis Van Uxem, 1845-1940 Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886 Pierce family Vanuxem family Vanuxem, James‏ Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
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Biographies Business records Correspondence Family papers Ledgers (account books)
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