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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-03-21
1918-1953
Creator:
Carolina Playmakers.
Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
Extent: 1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1325
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (4 boxes)
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1918-1953
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The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 Carolina Dramatic Association. Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Dramatic Art.
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Brochures Playbills Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-04-19
circa 1941-1945
Creator:
Aspero, Umberto Salvatore, 1899-1979
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Aspero family collection of World War II ephemera documents the living conditions and the deprivations endured by the Asperos and other American families during the world conflict. The collection includes rationing books and stamps, informational materials, and greeting cards from two members of the family, who served in the military during the war.
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Aspero family collection of World War II ephemera
creator
Aspero, Umberto Salvatore, 1899-1979
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1347
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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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circa 1941-1945
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The Aspero family collection of World War II ephemera documents the living conditions and the deprivations endured by the Asperos and other American families during the world conflict. The collection includes rationing books and stamps, informational materials, and greeting cards from two members of the family, who served in the military during the war.
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Aspero, Umberto Salvatore, 1899-1979 Aspero family. United States. Office of Price Administration.
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Brochures Greeting cards Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-02-01
circa 1965-circa 2005 (bulk: 1975-1998)
Creator:
Berney, Barbara
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
Barbara Berney is an associate professor of health policy and management at the CUNY School of Public Health. Her work focuses on health disparities, occupational health and safety, and environmental issues. This collection is comprised of materials related to Dr. Berney’s research interests in health care reform and environmental issues and may include research related to her work on the documentary Power to Heal.
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Barbara Berney research material on health care reform and environmental issues
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Berney, Barbara
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1270
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
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circa 1965-circa 2005 (bulk: 1975-1998)
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Barbara Berney is an associate professor of health policy and management at the CUNY School of Public Health. Her work focuses on health disparities, occupational health and safety, and environmental issues. This collection is comprised of materials related to Dr. Berney’s research interests in health care reform and environmental issues and may include research related to her work on the documentary Power to Heal.
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Berney, Barbara National Toxics Campaign Fund.
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Articles Brochures Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2018-02-01
1956-2008
Creator:
Samitz, Doris, 1923-2008
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Doris Samitz (1923-2008), an art enthusiast, was involved in the Philadelphia art scene. This collection documents her involvement with the Arts Council of the Broad Street "Y" and the Barnes Foundation from the 1950s until her death, but particularly during the 1960s and the 1970s.
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Doris Samitz papers
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Samitz, Doris, 1923-2008
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 933
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1956-2008
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Doris Samitz (1923-2008), an art enthusiast, was involved in the Philadelphia art scene. This collection documents her involvement with the Arts Council of the Broad Street "Y" and the Barnes Foundation from the 1950s until her death, but particularly during the 1960s and the 1970s.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Samitz, Doris, 1923-2008 Barnes Foundation. Art Department. De Mazia, Violette, 1899-1988
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Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Newsletters Works of art
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-02-01
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
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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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-01-10
1925-1928
Creator:
Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan appears to have been guided by Charles B. Lewis, whose titles included "Imperial Representative" and "State Director Reclamation and Extension," and who operated out of Syracuse New York. This collection contains bulletins, newsletters, and correspondence relating to the "Realm of New York," specific records of the Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, and Pro-Klan literature relating to the Ku Klux Klan, generally.
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Ku Klux Klan material from Maine, New York
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Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1338
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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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1925-1928
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The Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan appears to have been guided by Charles B. Lewis, whose titles included "Imperial Representative" and "State Director Reclamation and Extension," and who operated out of Syracuse New York. This collection contains bulletins, newsletters, and correspondence relating to the "Realm of New York," specific records of the Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, and Pro-Klan literature relating to the Ku Klux Klan, generally.
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1920s
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English
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Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969 Ku Klux Klan (1915-). Lewis, Charles B. Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
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Brochures Correspondence Financial records Newsletters Publications (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2017-12-07
1924-1929
Creator:
Marshall, John F., 1900-
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection documents the day-to-day running of the Altoona chapter of the Ku Klux Klan from 1924 to 1925. Researchers will find correspondence to and from Sam D. Rich, the Imperial Representative of Pennsylvania, and John F. Marshall, secretary to the Altoona chapter; correspondence and tallies relating to the 1924 presidential election, and publications and brochures produced by the Ku Klux Klan.
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Ku Klux Klan material from Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Marshall, John F., 1900-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1244
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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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1924-1929
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This collection documents the day-to-day running of the Altoona chapter of the Ku Klux Klan from 1924 to 1925. Researchers will find correspondence to and from Sam D. Rich, the Imperial Representative of Pennsylvania, and John F. Marshall, secretary to the Altoona chapter; correspondence and tallies relating to the 1924 presidential election, and publications and brochures produced by the Ku Klux Klan.
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1920s
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English
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Marshall, John F., 1900- Ku Klux Klan (1915-). Rich, Sam Durant, 1894-1967
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Brochures Correspondence Publications (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2017-06-13
1946-2013
Creator:
Marlboro Music School and Festival.
Extent: 150 linear feet (227 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
The Marlboro Music School and Festival Records spans Marlboro’s history from 1950 through 2013 and showcases its influence on chamber music in America as it documents its growth from a small and informally organized summer school in the early 1950s to its current status as a prestigious institution that has shaped careers and inspired the formation of numerous renowned ensembles. The school's emphasis is on the intensive study of chamber music where young and senior professionals collaborate in a relaxed atmosphere that is removed from the demanding rehearsal and performance schedules that they face throughout the year. The collection comprises administrative documents, concert programs, printed promotional materials, articles and reviews, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the Marlboro School of Music and annual summer festival as well as the related Musicians from Marlboro touring series and the Marlboro Recording Society.
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Marlboro Music School and Festival records
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Marlboro Music School and Festival.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 950
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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150 linear feet (227 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
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1946-2013
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The Marlboro Music School and Festival Records spans Marlboro’s history from 1950 through 2013 and showcases its influence on chamber music in America as it documents its growth from a small and informally organized summer school in the early 1950s to its current status as a prestigious institution that has shaped careers and inspired the formation of numerous renowned ensembles. The school's emphasis is on the intensive study of chamber music where young and senior professionals collaborate in a relaxed atmosphere that is removed from the demanding rehearsal and performance schedules that they face throughout the year. The collection comprises administrative documents, concert programs, printed promotional materials, articles and reviews, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the Marlboro School of Music and annual summer festival as well as the related Musicians from Marlboro touring series and the Marlboro Recording Society.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Marlboro Music School and Festival. Casals, Pablo, 1896-1973 Music at Marlboro. Musicians from Marlboro. Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-
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Administrative records Architectural drawings (visual works) Articles Audiovisual materials Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Ledgers (account books) Letters Memorabilia Negatives (photographic) Newspapers Oral histories (document genres) Pamphlets Periodicals Photographs Press releases Printed ephemera Promotional materials Sound recordings Tape reels
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Date added: 2017-04-13
1932-1955
Creator:
Bendiner, Alfred
Extent: 5 boxes
The papers of architect, artist, author, and Penn alumnus Alfred Bendiner dating from 1938 to 1955, featuring his caricatures and other drawings among some of his other papers. Images of performers in stage productions, concerts, and operas in Philadelphia were created chiefly for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The caricatures are original pencil drawings, ink drawings, or lithographs with some newspaper clippings.
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Alfred Bendiner papers
creator
Bendiner, Alfred
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 783
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 boxes
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1932-1955
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The papers of architect, artist, author, and Penn alumnus Alfred Bendiner dating from 1938 to 1955, featuring his caricatures and other drawings among some of his other papers. Images of performers in stage productions, concerts, and operas in Philadelphia were created chiefly for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The caricatures are original pencil drawings, ink drawings, or lithographs with some newspaper clippings.
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Bendiner, Alfred
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Brochures Caricatures Clippings (information artifacts) Color lithographs Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Lithographs Manuscripts, American--20th century Sketches Watercolors (paintings)
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Date added: 2017-03-24
1992-2013
Creator:
Atwood, Christopher Pratt, 1964-
Thompson, Mikael
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains material relating primarily to the "Democratic Forces" of the 1992 and 2012 parliamentary elections in Mongolia, and to the 2013 presidential election in Mongolia. There are events lists, candidate descriptions, brochures, “know-how” sheets, election posters, and newspapers concerning the elections and candidates.
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Christopher Atwood and Mikael Thompson collection of Mongolian election materials
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Atwood, Christopher Pratt, 1964- Thompson, Mikael
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PUSp.Print. Coll. 35
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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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1992-2013
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This collection contains material relating primarily to the "Democratic Forces" of the 1992 and 2012 parliamentary elections in Mongolia, and to the 2013 presidential election in Mongolia. There are events lists, candidate descriptions, brochures, “know-how” sheets, election posters, and newspapers concerning the elections and candidates.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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Atwood, Christopher Pratt, 1964- Thompson, Mikael Mongolia. Eronkhiilogchiin Tamgyn Gazar. Mongolia. Ikh Khural.
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Brochures Fliers (printed matter) Leaflets (printed works) Newspapers Posters
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Date added: 2016-09-09
1994-1997
Creator:
Abrioux, Yves
Burattoni, Gianni, 1947-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Yves Abrioux (1949-) and Gianni Burattoni (1947-) joined forces for much of the 1990s as partners who created art and installations based on Burattoni’s artistic background and Abrioux’s background as a professor of English literature and a specialist in the history and theory of gardens and landscape. This collection contains articles, project files and publicity from Abrioux and Burattoni’s work together from 1990 to 1997.
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Yves Abrioux and Gianni Burattoni collection
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Abrioux, Yves Burattoni, Gianni, 1947-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1233
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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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1994-1997
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Yves Abrioux (1949-) and Gianni Burattoni (1947-) joined forces for much of the 1990s as partners who created art and installations based on Burattoni’s artistic background and Abrioux’s background as a professor of English literature and a specialist in the history and theory of gardens and landscape. This collection contains articles, project files and publicity from Abrioux and Burattoni’s work together from 1990 to 1997.
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1990s
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French
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Abrioux, Yves Burattoni, Gianni, 1947-
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Articles Brochures Project files
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-01-15
1953-1975
Creator:
Gupta, Prabodh K.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Dr. Prabodh Gupta is a specialist in pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and an emeritus professor of pathology and laboratory medicine. His collection of Indian postal ephemera includes first day covers, stamp brochures, and stamps on envelopes and postcards dating from 1953 to 1975.
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Dr. Prabodh Gupta collection of Indian stamp ephemera
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Gupta, Prabodh K.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1152
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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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1953-1975
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Dr. Prabodh Gupta is a specialist in pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and an emeritus professor of pathology and laboratory medicine. His collection of Indian postal ephemera includes first day covers, stamp brochures, and stamps on envelopes and postcards dating from 1953 to 1975.
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1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Gupta, Prabodh K. India. Posts and Telegraphs Department.
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Brochures First day covers Postage stamps
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