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Date added: 2019-08-07
1872-1920
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of culinary and household recipes and knitting patterns. The cookbook was written by Minnie in England spanning the years from 1872 to 1920.
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Minnie recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2008
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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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1872-1920
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A volume comprised of culinary and household recipes and knitting patterns. The cookbook was written by Minnie in England spanning the years from 1872 to 1920.
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Cookbooks Drawings Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-07-18
1838-1936
(Bulk: 1838-1897)
Extent: 6 linear feet (22 volumes)
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 linear feet (22 volumes)
inclusive date
1838-1936
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1838-1897
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The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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Arch Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Chestnut Street Opera House (Philadelphia, Pa.) Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.) Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Clippings Engravings (prints) Portraits Posters Scrapbooks Theater programs
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Date added: 2019-07-18
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 Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
inclusive date
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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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scripts
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Date added: 2019-07-18
1879-1912
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 12 boxes
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Learned supplementary collection on German-language theater
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 902
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1879-1912
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917 Arch Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Germania Theater. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
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Date added: 2019-05-13
1876-1894
Creator:
Dennis, Bessie B., (Bessie Benedict), 1860-1924
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear foot)
A scrapbook made by Bessie B. Dennis comprising programs and newspaper clippings regarding her singing performances. The book spans the years from 1876 to 1894.
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Bessie B. Dennis scrapbook
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Dennis, Bessie B., (Bessie Benedict), 1860-1924
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1392
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (0.2 linear foot)
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1876-1894
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A scrapbook made by Bessie B. Dennis comprising programs and newspaper clippings regarding her singing performances. The book spans the years from 1876 to 1894.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Dennis, Bessie B., (Bessie Benedict), 1860-1924
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Clippings (information artifacts) Manuscripts, American--19th century Programs (Publications)
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1840-1892
Creator:
Pemberton, J. M., active 1840-1880
Extent: 1 volume (+ 7 leaves)
An oversize volume comprised of culinary and household recipes spanning the years from 1840 to 1892 created by J. M. Pemberton of Leeds, England.
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J. M. Pemberton recipe book
creator
Pemberton, J. M., active 1840-1880
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1957
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 7 leaves)
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1840-1892
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An oversize volume comprised of culinary and household recipes spanning the years from 1840 to 1892 created by J. M. Pemberton of Leeds, England.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pemberton, J. M., active 1840-1880
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1887-1888
Creator:
Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908
Sugar Refineries Company., Associated name
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing 500 leaves of outgoing correspondence sent by John E. Searles, Jr., who was responsible for the formation of the Sugar Trust. The correspondence sent by Searles documents the corporate history of the formation of the Sugar Trust spanning three months from October 1887 to Januanry 1888.
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John E. Searles letterpress copybook
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Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908 Sugar Refineries Company., Associated name
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1820
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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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1887-1888
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A letterpress copybook containing 500 leaves of outgoing correspondence sent by John E. Searles, Jr., who was responsible for the formation of the Sugar Trust. The correspondence sent by Searles documents the corporate history of the formation of the Sugar Trust spanning three months from October 1887 to Januanry 1888.
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1880s
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English
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Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908 Sugar Refineries Company.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1876-1897
Creator:
Pennsylvania. State Dental Examining Board.
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
The Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board was created after the passage of an act to regulate the practice of dentistry in 1876. This act mandated that no one could practice dentistry without having received a diploma from a reputable institution in dentistry or having obtained a certificate from the board of examiners. This volume contains notes from the Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board meetings. These meeting notes generally include ratings for qualifications of dentists for the board, treasurer’s reports, dentist ratings, board meeting summaries, locations and dates of board meetings, and lists of students who had presented themselves before and had been endorsed by the board.
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Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board minute book
creator
Pennsylvania. State Dental Examining Board.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1732
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1876-1897
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The Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board was created after the passage of an act to regulate the practice of dentistry in 1876. This act mandated that no one could practice dentistry without having received a diploma from a reputable institution in dentistry or having obtained a certificate from the board of examiners. This volume contains notes from the Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board meetings. These meeting notes generally include ratings for qualifications of dentists for the board, treasurer’s reports, dentist ratings, board meeting summaries, locations and dates of board meetings, and lists of students who had presented themselves before and had been endorsed by the board.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pennsylvania. State Dental Examining Board.
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Minutes (Records)
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1885-1890
Creator:
Kay, W. Handley, (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor
Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
title
Nottingham Naturalists' Society letterpress copybook
creator
Kay, W. Handley, (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2002
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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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1885-1890
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A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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1880s 1890s
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English
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Kay, W. Handley, (William Handley), 1850-1923 Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain). Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1882-1883
Creator:
Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
Extent: 1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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William A. Lamson letterpress copybook
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1791
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
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1882-1883
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A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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1880s
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914 Mexican Central Railway Co--History--Sources.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1875-1898
Creator:
Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
Extent: 1 volume
A notebook comprising a personal manual on brewing written by Claude E. Clark spanning the years from 1875-1898.
title
Claude E. Clark brewer's notebook
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Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1924
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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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1875-1898
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A notebook comprising a personal manual on brewing written by Claude E. Clark spanning the years from 1875-1898.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1861-1898
Creator:
Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist Frederick Robinson Bell spanning the years from 1861-1898. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
title
Frederick Robinson Bell pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1941
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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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1861-1898
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A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist Frederick Robinson Bell spanning the years from 1861-1898. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
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Finding tabs Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1888-1890
Creator:
Hutt, Katherine Frances Hill, 1872-1961, Author
Extent: 1 volume
A paper-covered volume comprising the diary of Katherine Francis Hills spanning the years from 1888 to 1890. Her sporadic entries recorded summers in Folkstone England and her family life in Hastings and Westgate. Hills also described living in Switzerland in 1890.
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Katherine Frances Hills diary
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Hutt, Katherine Frances Hill, 1872-1961, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1812
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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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1888-1890
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A paper-covered volume comprising the diary of Katherine Francis Hills spanning the years from 1888 to 1890. Her sporadic entries recorded summers in Folkstone England and her family life in Hastings and Westgate. Hills also described living in Switzerland in 1890.
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1880s 1890s
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Hutt, Katherine Frances Hill, 1872-1961
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, English--19th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1825-1895
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains London-based newspaper clippings of literary reviews as well as a few music reviews and poems dating between 1825 and 1895 regarding Charles Lamb and his literary circle.
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Scrapbook regarding Charles Lamb and his circle
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1750
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1825-1895
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This volume contains London-based newspaper clippings of literary reviews as well as a few music reviews and poems dating between 1825 and 1895 regarding Charles Lamb and his literary circle.
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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
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Clippings (information artifacts) Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1872-1881
Creator:
Langford, Francis, 1842-
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 portrait)
Diary of Francis Langford a Lieutenant in the British Army during the Afghan Wars. The diary spans the years from 1872 to 1881.
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Francis Langford diary
creator
Langford, Francis, 1842-
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1875
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 portrait)
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1872-1881
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Diary of Francis Langford a Lieutenant in the British Army during the Afghan Wars. The diary spans the years from 1872 to 1881.
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1870s 1880s
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, English--19th century Paintings (visual works) Portraits
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1868-1887
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of culinary recipes written by and unnamed author in England spanning the years from 1868 to 1887.
title
Recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1987
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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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1868-1887
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A volume comprised of culinary recipes written by and unnamed author in England spanning the years from 1868 to 1887.
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1860s 1870s 1880s
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1882-1897
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing over 2,000 formulas for prescriptions created by a pharmacy or druggist's shop in Sandwich, Kent, United Kingdom, spanning the years from 1882-1897.
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Pharmacy prescription book
creator
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1932
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1882-1897
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A volume containing over 2,000 formulas for prescriptions created by a pharmacy or druggist's shop in Sandwich, Kent, United Kingdom, spanning the years from 1882-1897.
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1880s 1890s
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1858-1951
Creator:
John Cottrell's Charity.
Extent: 1 volume
A ledger containing an account of receipts, disbursements, and yearly accountin of funds for John Cottrell's Charity spanning the years from 1858 to 1951. The charity supported housing for widows in the Parish of Yardley, Worcestershire.
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Cottrell's Charity accounts, Yardley
creator
John Cottrell's Charity.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1926
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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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1858-1951
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A ledger containing an account of receipts, disbursements, and yearly accountin of funds for John Cottrell's Charity spanning the years from 1858 to 1951. The charity supported housing for widows in the Parish of Yardley, Worcestershire.
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John Cottrell's Charity.
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Account books Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1849-1899
Creator:
Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 photograph, 3 leaves)
An account book kept by John Wilson who lived in Troutbeck and Windermere, Westmorland, England spanning the years from 1849 to 1899. The volume comprises Wilson's recorded business transactions with clients. Wilson's records suggest he was probably a literary agent, editor, and stationer. He was paid for editing, writing, arranging, and printing and was employed by newspapers such as the Kendal Times and the Lake Herald and writers including George Augustus Sala and Eliza Winstanley. Bound at the end of the volume is Reynold's astrological and prophetic almanack for 1849 on sixteen printed pages.
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John Wilson account book
creator
Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1788
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 photograph, 3 leaves)
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1849-1899
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An account book kept by John Wilson who lived in Troutbeck and Windermere, Westmorland, England spanning the years from 1849 to 1899. The volume comprises Wilson's recorded business transactions with clients. Wilson's records suggest he was probably a literary agent, editor, and stationer. He was paid for editing, writing, arranging, and printing and was employed by newspapers such as the Kendal Times and the Lake Herald and writers including George Augustus Sala and Eliza Winstanley. Bound at the end of the volume is Reynold's astrological and prophetic almanack for 1849 on sixteen printed pages.
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Account books Almanacs Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Hybrid books Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1867-1925
Creator:
Wright, John W., (John Walter), 1845-1929
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
A volume written by English chemist John W. Wright spanning the years from 1867 to 1925. The volume comprises pharmaceutical formulas for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
title
John W. Wright receipt book
creator
Wright, John W., (John Walter), 1845-1929
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2001
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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1867-1925
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A volume written by English chemist John W. Wright spanning the years from 1867 to 1925. The volume comprises pharmaceutical formulas for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Wright, John W., (John Walter), 1845-1929
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Finding tabs Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1874-1901
Extent: 1 volume
A volume of culinary recipes compiled by Cathering M. Goodlake in Swindon, England spanning the years from 1874 to 1901.
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Catherine M. Goodlake recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1986
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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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1874-1901
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A volume of culinary recipes compiled by Cathering M. Goodlake in Swindon, England spanning the years from 1874 to 1901.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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English
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-04-17
1885-2018
Extent: 38 linear feet (38 boxes)
For more than a century the Penn Libraries have been purchasing books and manuscripts at public auction in the United States and abroad. This finding aid serves as a guide to more than 750 auction catalogs for books and manuscripts from sixteen international auction houses in Print Collection 48 as well as other catalogs from these auction houses held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries, that were collected by Penn curators and staff members.
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Book and Manuscript Auction catalogs
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PUSp.Print Collection 48
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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38 linear feet (38 boxes)
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1885-2018
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For more than a century the Penn Libraries have been purchasing books and manuscripts at public auction in the United States and abroad. This finding aid serves as a guide to more than 750 auction catalogs for books and manuscripts from sixteen international auction houses in Print Collection 48 as well as other catalogs from these auction houses held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries, that were collected by Penn curators and staff members.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Auction catalogs
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Date added: 2019-03-27
1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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Otto Albrecht papers
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
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1870-1984
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1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-03-18
1884-1922
(Bulk: 1884-1887)
Creator:
Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
Extent: 8 boxes
Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums, spiritualists, and researchers of spiritualistic phenomena. The remaining series in the collection are Commission Correspondence (21 folders), Commission Report (7 folders), Investigation Materials (10 folders), Spiritualist Photographs (3 folders), Newspaper Clippings (6 folders), Publications (17 folders), Miscellaneous (3 folders), and Oversize (2 boxes + 1 large chart).
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism records
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 412
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 boxes
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1884-1922
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1884-1887
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Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums, spiritualists, and researchers of spiritualistic phenomena. The remaining series in the collection are Commission Correspondence (21 folders), Commission Report (7 folders), Investigation Materials (10 folders), Spiritualist Photographs (3 folders), Newspaper Clippings (6 folders), Publications (17 folders), Miscellaneous (3 folders), and Oversize (2 boxes + 1 large chart).
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1880s
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English
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism. Adams, John S. (John Saul), d. 1893 Archer, Samuel Butcher, William B. Colby, Luther Haley, C. S., ( Chares Stanwood) Hodgson, Richard, 1855-1905 Lewis, G. F. Norbury, Frank Parsons, 1863-1939
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Correspondence Galley proofs Manuscripts (documents) Photographs Spirit photographs
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Date added: 2019-02-07
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
repository
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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