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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1930-1934
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This collection consists of about 170 photographs, placed in an album, taken in India between 1930 and 1934 by an unidentified British soldier. Though the soldier is unknown, it is almost certain that he served in the Royal Fusiliers. The photographs in the album largely depict the every day life of British soldiers and their social activities, as well as providing evidence of British interest in Indian life and customs.
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British soldier's photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1195
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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1930-1934
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This collection consists of about 170 photographs, placed in an album, taken in India between 1930 and 1934 by an unidentified British soldier. Though the soldier is unknown, it is almost certain that he served in the Royal Fusiliers. The photographs in the album largely depict the every day life of British soldiers and their social activities, as well as providing evidence of British interest in Indian life and customs.
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1930s
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Great Britain. Army.
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1939-1941
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Barquero Ortiz, Isidro
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Isidro Barquero Ortiz was a prisoner held in the Montjuïc military prison following the Spanish Civil War and the Republicans' unconditional surrender to Francisco Franco in April, 1939. He was a prisoner from at least August 20, 1939 until August 1, 1940, when he was granted provisional release. This collection consists of letters written by Ortiz to his girlfriend Maruya Rodriguez Espinosa, of Mardrid, while imprisoned and after his release. Ortiz wrote, fairly regularly, on a weekly basis from August, 1939, until March, 1941, describing his love for Maruya and why he was still in prison after many others were released.
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Isidro Barquero Ortiz letters to Maruya Rodriguez Espinosa
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Barquero Ortiz, Isidro
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1381
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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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1939-1941
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Isidro Barquero Ortiz was a prisoner held in the Montjuïc military prison following the Spanish Civil War and the Republicans' unconditional surrender to Francisco Franco in April, 1939. He was a prisoner from at least August 20, 1939 until August 1, 1940, when he was granted provisional release. This collection consists of letters written by Ortiz to his girlfriend Maruya Rodriguez Espinosa, of Mardrid, while imprisoned and after his release. Ortiz wrote, fairly regularly, on a weekly basis from August, 1939, until March, 1941, describing his love for Maruya and why he was still in prison after many others were released.
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1930s 1940s
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Spanish; Castilian
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Barquero Ortiz, Isidro Montjuich (Barcelona, Spain)‏. Rodriguez Espinosa, Maruya
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Correspondence Love letters
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1910-1972
Creator:
Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
This is a collection of materials from the life of James Kay Felker (1922-1998) providing insight into the thoughts of a young man in the United States Navy during World War II and supplemented by extensive documentation between these two parties. A fair amount of Felker's personal life is captured here as well, through general correspondence, educational information, family photographs and general ephemera.
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James Kay Felker papers
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Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988
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PUSp.Ms. Coll.1272
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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 and 1 oversized folder)
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1910-1972
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This is a collection of materials from the life of James Kay Felker (1922-1998) providing insight into the thoughts of a young man in the United States Navy during World War II and supplemented by extensive documentation between these two parties. A fair amount of Felker's personal life is captured here as well, through general correspondence, educational information, family photographs and general ephemera.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988 Felker, James Kay, 1922-1988 United States. Navy.
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Correspondence Diaries Family papers Military records Photographs School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1902-1987
Creator:
Gates, Thomas S.
Extent: 15.22 linear feet (38 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr., was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy during World War II, who went on to serve as the Secretary of the Navy (1957-1959), Secretary of Defense (1959-1961), and Ambassador to China (1976-1977). As a civilian he also pursued a career in investment banking at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (later J.P. Morgan & Co.). Gates’ personal papers focus largely on his government service, with a small amount of additional personal items. Included are many military and government documents and correspondence with influential politicians--perhaps most notably with President Dwight D. Eisenhower, under who Gates served as both Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of Defense. The collection also includes many clippings and photographs that have been assembled into a remarkable collection of scrapbooks that bring Gates’ service to life.
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Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr. papers
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Gates, Thomas S.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1135
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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15.22 linear feet (38 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
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1902-1987
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Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr., was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy during World War II, who went on to serve as the Secretary of the Navy (1957-1959), Secretary of Defense (1959-1961), and Ambassador to China (1976-1977). As a civilian he also pursued a career in investment banking at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (later J.P. Morgan & Co.). Gates’ personal papers focus largely on his government service, with a small amount of additional personal items. Included are many military and government documents and correspondence with influential politicians--perhaps most notably with President Dwight D. Eisenhower, under who Gates served as both Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of Defense. The collection also includes many clippings and photographs that have been assembled into a remarkable collection of scrapbooks that bring Gates’ service to life.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Gates, Thomas S. Gates, Thomas Sovereign, Sr., 1873-1948 United States. Department of Defense. United States. Department of the Navy. United States. Navy.
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Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Interviews Medals Memorabilia Memorandums Military records Photograph albums Photographs Scrapbooks Speeches
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