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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1926-2001
(Bulk: 1940-1954)
Creator:
Aitala Family
Extent: 5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family’s migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II.
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Aitala family papers
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Aitala Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 697
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
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1926-2001
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1940-1954
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Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family’s migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1940s 1950s
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Italian
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Aitala Family Aitala Family Aitala , Anna Zaccai, 1908-1954 Aitala, Concetto, 1901-1960 Aitala, Franco G. (Franco Gaetano), 1932-2005 Aitala, Ruggero, 1937- Aitala, Lucia Politeo, Romola CARE, Inc.. United States. Displaced Persons Commission.
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Diaries Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, American--20th century Manuscripts, Italian--20th century Notebooks Photographs Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
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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)
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1968-1973
(Bulk: 1969-1970)
Creator:
Reina, Ruben E., 1924-
Extent: 4 linear feet (the collection consists of twenty-five folders in three archival boxes, two boxes of five-by-eight inch catalogue cards, and a three-by-five file box of photograph catalogue cards)
The Antigua Guatemala expeditions were conducted in 1969 and 1970 by Dr. Ruben Reina. Originally from Argentina, Dr. Reina received his B.A. at the University of Michigan and his M.A. at Michigan State University. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina followed by a Research Assistantship at the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Reina began his career at the University of Pennsylvania after teaching at the University of Puerto Rico. He became a Professor in the Anthropology Department in 1967 and assumed the position of Curator of Latin American Ethnology, American Section of the Penn Museum. Dr. Reina spent 34 years at the University, becoming Professor Emeritus in 1990. The expeditions to Guatemala yielded three boxes of field notes and drawings, a catalogue of findings, extensive information on native ceramic pottery, and photographs. In addition, Dr. Reina's trips produced a file of five-by-eight catalogue and excavation unit cards and an additional photograph catalogue file of three-by-five cards. Both of the card files are housed separately in smaller archival boxes.
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Antigua, Guatemala expedition records
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Reina, Ruben E., 1924-
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PU-Mu. 1134
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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4 linear feet (the collection consists of twenty-five folders in three archival boxes, two boxes of five-by-eight inch catalogue cards, and a three-by-five file box of photograph catalogue cards)
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1968-1973
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1969-1970
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The Antigua Guatemala expeditions were conducted in 1969 and 1970 by Dr. Ruben Reina. Originally from Argentina, Dr. Reina received his B.A. at the University of Michigan and his M.A. at Michigan State University. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina followed by a Research Assistantship at the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Reina began his career at the University of Pennsylvania after teaching at the University of Puerto Rico. He became a Professor in the Anthropology Department in 1967 and assumed the position of Curator of Latin American Ethnology, American Section of the Penn Museum. Dr. Reina spent 34 years at the University, becoming Professor Emeritus in 1990. The expeditions to Guatemala yielded three boxes of field notes and drawings, a catalogue of findings, extensive information on native ceramic pottery, and photographs. In addition, Dr. Reina's trips produced a file of five-by-eight catalogue and excavation unit cards and an additional photograph catalogue file of three-by-five cards. Both of the card files are housed separately in smaller archival boxes.
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1960s 1970s
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Reina, Ruben E., 1924- Hamlin, Christopher L., 1943- Reina, Ruben E., 1924- Shook, Edwin M., 1911-2000 Weiner, Annette B., 1933-1997
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Card catalogs Drawings (visual works) Maps Photographs Site plans
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1929-2012
(Bulk: 1970-2012)
Creator:
Tehon, Atha
Extent: 11.5 linear feet (30 boxes and 8 oversized folders)
Atha Tehon (1926-2012) was a children's book designer and art director at Dial Books for Young Readers for thirty years and a freelance designer. This collection documents Tehon's life and career in the field of children's book publishing through correspondence, professional papers, project files on children's books, artwork, and awards.
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Atha Tehon papers
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Tehon, Atha
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1260
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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11.5 linear feet (30 boxes and 8 oversized folders)
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1929-2012
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1970-2012
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Atha Tehon (1926-2012) was a children's book designer and art director at Dial Books for Young Readers for thirty years and a freelance designer. This collection documents Tehon's life and career in the field of children's book publishing through correspondence, professional papers, project files on children's books, artwork, and awards.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Tehon, Atha Dial Books for Young Readers. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. HarperCollins (Firm). Pinkney, Jerry Sendak, Maurice, 1928-2012 Steig, William, 1907-2003
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Audiovisual materials Awards Book jackets Calendars Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Machine-readable artifacts Memorabilia Mock-ups Page proofs Sketchbooks Sketches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1904-1914
Extent: 1 volume
A volume of seventy handwritten French songs along with drawings spanning from circa 1904 to 1914.
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Book of French songs
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1100
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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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circa 1904-1914
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A volume of seventy handwritten French songs along with drawings spanning from circa 1904 to 1914.
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Chabre, Zephyrin Irene, 1883-1974 Esimeu, Henry Esmieu, Gabrielle Chabre
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Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, French--20th century Songs (documents)
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1957-2009
Creator:
Striker, Cecil L., b. 1932
Extent: 28 linear feet
Dr. Cecil L. Striker was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Oberlin College for his undergraduate degree. While working on his M.A. and Ph.D. at The Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, Striker supplemented his studies in programs at Harvard University, the University of Marburg, and Technische Hochschule Munich. Dr. Striker came to the University of Pennsylvania in 1968 as an Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art. Full professorship was bestowed in 1978. Striker represented Dumbarton Oaks during restoration and investigative field work at Kalenderhane Camii in Istanbul. The materials relate to Striker's major area of work, the archaeology and architectural history of the Late Antique, Early Christian, Byzantine and Medieval periods (fourth through 15th centuries A.D.). Its geographic focus is on the lands of the former Byzantine Empire (modern Turkey, Greece, ex-Yugoslavia and Albania). There is also some material from Latin West.
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Cecil L. Striker Personal Papers
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Striker, Cecil L., b. 1932
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PU-Mu. 1164
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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28 linear feet
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1957-2009
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Dr. Cecil L. Striker was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Oberlin College for his undergraduate degree. While working on his M.A. and Ph.D. at The Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, Striker supplemented his studies in programs at Harvard University, the University of Marburg, and Technische Hochschule Munich. Dr. Striker came to the University of Pennsylvania in 1968 as an Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art. Full professorship was bestowed in 1978. Striker represented Dumbarton Oaks during restoration and investigative field work at Kalenderhane Camii in Istanbul. The materials relate to Striker's major area of work, the archaeology and architectural history of the Late Antique, Early Christian, Byzantine and Medieval periods (fourth through 15th centuries A.D.). Its geographic focus is on the lands of the former Byzantine Empire (modern Turkey, Greece, ex-Yugoslavia and Albania). There is also some material from Latin West.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Striker, Cecil L., b. 1932 Angel, J. Lawrence, 1915-1986 Dumser, Elisha Ann Krautheimer, Richard, 1897-1994 Kuban, Dogan, b. 1926 Kuniholm, Peter I. Peschlow, Urs, b. 1943 Powell, Josephine, 1917-2007 Striker, Cecil L., b. 1932 Wiemer, Wolfgang, M.D.
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Drawings (visual works) Frescoes Photographs
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1934-1939
(Bulk: 1935-1936)
Creator:
Brown, W. Norman, 1892-1975
Mackay, Ernest John Henry, 1880-1943
Extent: 4.1 linear foot
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Chanhu-daro Pakistan records
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Brown, W. Norman, 1892-1975 Mackay, Ernest John Henry, 1880-1943
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PU-Mu. 1064
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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4.1 linear foot
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1934-1939
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1935-1936
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1930s
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1930s
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English
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Brown, W. Norman, 1892-1975 Mackay, Ernest John Henry, 1880-1943 Brown, W. Norman, 1892-1975 Mackay, Ernest John Henry, 1880-1943
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Card catalogs Drawings (visual works) Faculty papers Site plans
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1897-1898
Creator:
Rosher, Charles H.
Extent: 01 linear foot
Charles H. Rosher was a trained engineer who worked with W.M. Flinders Petrie on archaeological sites in Egypt. Flinders Petrie's recommendation of Rosher as a capable engineer to the Penn and Cairo Museums resulted in his employment to remove several monuments from a site in Tanis. As a part of his duties, Rosher was charged with obtaining a permit for the work. As the permit did not materialize, Sara Yorke Stevenson of the Egyptian section of the museum traveled to Cairo to expedite the process. The diplomacy required to obtain the necessary permits and approvals from the Egyptian governing authorities proved too difficult for even Mrs. Stevenson. While embroiled in the process however, she dismissed Rosher to work for three months with Flinders Petrie to gain basic archaeological skills. As fate would have it, due to delays, Petrie was not able to meet with Rosher nor to train him. Rosher did perform some work at Dendereh and surveyed at the Tanis site. A dispute over his request for more money from the museum led to Penn accepting Rosher's resignation. The permit was never issued to Penn to excavate or remove monuments at Tanis. The Charles S. Rosher collection consists of two drawings from his time in Egypt. These tiems are oversize and kept in the map case. The first drawing, done in 1898 for the American Exploration Society shows "Details of some of the Tombs Excavated at Dendera." It is a reproduction of an ink drawing on paper. There are two small copies of the larger work that have been encapsulated. The second drawing is "Dendera Sketch Map of the Ancient Cemetery excavated by W.M.Flinders Petrie on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Fund". The drawing was completed by Rosher from "surveys by himself and W.M. Flinders Petrie" during the years 1897-1898. This map is also a reproduction of an ink drawing on paper.
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Charles H. Rosher Dendereh records
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Rosher, Charles H.
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PU-Mu. 1007
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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01 linear foot
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1897-1898
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Charles H. Rosher was a trained engineer who worked with W.M. Flinders Petrie on archaeological sites in Egypt. Flinders Petrie's recommendation of Rosher as a capable engineer to the Penn and Cairo Museums resulted in his employment to remove several monuments from a site in Tanis. As a part of his duties, Rosher was charged with obtaining a permit for the work. As the permit did not materialize, Sara Yorke Stevenson of the Egyptian section of the museum traveled to Cairo to expedite the process. The diplomacy required to obtain the necessary permits and approvals from the Egyptian governing authorities proved too difficult for even Mrs. Stevenson. While embroiled in the process however, she dismissed Rosher to work for three months with Flinders Petrie to gain basic archaeological skills. As fate would have it, due to delays, Petrie was not able to meet with Rosher nor to train him. Rosher did perform some work at Dendereh and surveyed at the Tanis site. A dispute over his request for more money from the museum led to Penn accepting Rosher's resignation. The permit was never issued to Penn to excavate or remove monuments at Tanis. The Charles S. Rosher collection consists of two drawings from his time in Egypt. These tiems are oversize and kept in the map case. The first drawing, done in 1898 for the American Exploration Society shows "Details of some of the Tombs Excavated at Dendera." It is a reproduction of an ink drawing on paper. There are two small copies of the larger work that have been encapsulated. The second drawing is "Dendera Sketch Map of the Ancient Cemetery excavated by W.M.Flinders Petrie on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Fund". The drawing was completed by Rosher from "surveys by himself and W.M. Flinders Petrie" during the years 1897-1898. This map is also a reproduction of an ink drawing on paper.
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1890s
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Rosher, Charles H. Flinders Petrie, William M. Rosher, Charles H. Stevenson, Sara Yorke, 1847-1921
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Drawings (visual works)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1903-1990, undated
Creator:
Winston, Clement
Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (7 boxes )
Clement and Sophie Winston lived and worked in Washington, DC from the 1930s to the 1980s. Clement Winston (1902-1986), a Russian Jewish immigrant worked as an economist at the United States Bureau of the Budget. This collection documents the couple's personal and professional lives through their creative and professional writings, correspondence, household accounts and personal documents, dating from 1903 to 1990.
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Clement and Sophie Winston papers
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Winston, Clement Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1344
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (7 boxes )
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1903-1990, undated
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Clement and Sophie Winston lived and worked in Washington, DC from the 1930s to the 1980s. Clement Winston (1902-1986), a Russian Jewish immigrant worked as an economist at the United States Bureau of the Budget. This collection documents the couple's personal and professional lives through their creative and professional writings, correspondence, household accounts and personal documents, dating from 1903 to 1990.
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Winston, Clement Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986 United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Budget. Zion, Mollie B., 1915-2007
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Account books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Drawings (visual works) Financial records Pencil drawings Poems Poetry Sketches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1823-1826
Extent: 1 volume
Commonplace book spanning the years from 1823 to 1826 in a neat calligraphic hand comprised of copied poems, information on science and history, and drawings in pencil and ink.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1129
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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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1823-1826
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Commonplace book spanning the years from 1823 to 1826 in a neat calligraphic hand comprised of copied poems, information on science and history, and drawings in pencil and ink.
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1820s
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English
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Commonplace books Drawings (visual works) Excerpts Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1868-1956
Creator:
Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
Extent: 1.2 linear foot (the collection consists of thirteen folders housed in two archival boxes)
Daniel Garrison Brinton is considered one of the founders of modern American Anthropology. He was also the first to hold a professorship in Archaeology in the United States. His library, which includes the Carl Hermann Berendt collection of manuscripts in the indigenous languages of Mexico and Central America, is considered the core of the University of Pennsylvania Anthropology Library. Among the collection are 4515 items; rare illustrations, contemporary photographs, portraits of individual authors, and texts in Spanish, French, Italian, and German. Brinton gathered his information from archival and library studies and did not participate in any archaeological expeditions. This small collection, attributed to Brinton by J. Alden Mason of the University Museum, consists of thirteen folders. Two contain linguistic notes on the Maya languages and another two contain drawings of pottery, objects, sites, and maps of Maya regions, primarily in Mexico. Some of the drawings are believed to be those of Carl Hermann Berendt, purchased by Daniel Brinton for the library at the University. The collection also has four scrapbooks and a book of poems written by Dr. Brinton. The collection is in fragile condition and many of the items are in need of conservation assessment, particularly the Berendt drawings.
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Daniel Garrison Brinton Collection
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Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899 Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
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PU-Mu. 1098
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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1.2 linear foot (the collection consists of thirteen folders housed in two archival boxes)
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1868-1956
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Daniel Garrison Brinton is considered one of the founders of modern American Anthropology. He was also the first to hold a professorship in Archaeology in the United States. His library, which includes the Carl Hermann Berendt collection of manuscripts in the indigenous languages of Mexico and Central America, is considered the core of the University of Pennsylvania Anthropology Library. Among the collection are 4515 items; rare illustrations, contemporary photographs, portraits of individual authors, and texts in Spanish, French, Italian, and German. Brinton gathered his information from archival and library studies and did not participate in any archaeological expeditions. This small collection, attributed to Brinton by J. Alden Mason of the University Museum, consists of thirteen folders. Two contain linguistic notes on the Maya languages and another two contain drawings of pottery, objects, sites, and maps of Maya regions, primarily in Mexico. Some of the drawings are believed to be those of Carl Hermann Berendt, purchased by Daniel Brinton for the library at the University. The collection also has four scrapbooks and a book of poems written by Dr. Brinton. The collection is in fragile condition and many of the items are in need of conservation assessment, particularly the Berendt drawings.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899 Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967 Berendt, Carl Hermann, 1817-1878 Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899 Guzman, Panteleon de, 1652-1708
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Drawings (visual works) Faculty papers
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1869-1901, undated
Creator:
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
Extent: 5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection consists of correspondence, articles, lectures and notes by Daniel Garrison Brinton, as well as collected images and maps.
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Daniel Garrison Brinton papers
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 690
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1869-1901, undated
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Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection consists of correspondence, articles, lectures and notes by Daniel Garrison Brinton, as well as collected images and maps.
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Drawings (visual works) Maps Photographs Reprographic copies
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1812-1833
Creator:
Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
Extent: 1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
A scrapbook created and compiled by Eliza Murray Threipland of Fingask Castle, Pertheshire, Scotland spanning approximately from 1812 to 1833. The album contains a collection of original drawings, copied writings, and printed illustrations with contributions by family and friends.
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Drawing room scrapbook album by Eliza Murray Threipland
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Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1044
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
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circa 1812-1833
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A scrapbook created and compiled by Eliza Murray Threipland of Fingask Castle, Pertheshire, Scotland spanning approximately from 1812 to 1833. The album contains a collection of original drawings, copied writings, and printed illustrations with contributions by family and friends.
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Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
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Commonplace books Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1947-1992
Creator:
Fry, Edward F.
Extent: 66 boxes
Comprising documents related to Fry’s life and career: correspondence, research, and letters from numerous artists and colleagues, handwritten lectures, typescript essays, over 1000 photographs of artists’ works with special interest in Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Laurens, and David Smith. Correspondence with artists (some include slides and drawings), curators, art historians, and museums. Highlights of curated exhibitions include the 1967 5th Guggenheim International Exhibition, the 1969 David Smith retrospective, the canceled 1971 Hans Haacke exhibition, and the 1987 Documenta 8. Materials related to Fry’s special interest in cubism, specifically Pablo Picasso, include the book Cubism, lectures, notes, photographs, and research.
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Edward F. Fry papers
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Fry, Edward F.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 651
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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66 boxes
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circa 1947-1992
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Comprising documents related to Fry’s life and career: correspondence, research, and letters from numerous artists and colleagues, handwritten lectures, typescript essays, over 1000 photographs of artists’ works with special interest in Pablo Picasso, Jacques Lipchitz, Henri Laurens, and David Smith. Correspondence with artists (some include slides and drawings), curators, art historians, and museums. Highlights of curated exhibitions include the 1967 5th Guggenheim International Exhibition, the 1969 David Smith retrospective, the canceled 1971 Hans Haacke exhibition, and the 1987 Documenta 8. Materials related to Fry’s special interest in cubism, specifically Pablo Picasso, include the book Cubism, lectures, notes, photographs, and research.
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Color slides Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Exhibition catalogs Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (documents)
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1930-2006
Creator:
Kohler, Ellen L., 1916-2008
Extent: 1 linear foot
Ellen L. Kohler (1916-2008) taught classical archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania (Roman and Etruscan) from 1958 until 1980. Her early field work included excavations at Kourion, Cyprus (1949, 1951, 1955) and at Sybaris (1962), but her principal work was at Gordion, Turkey, where she assisted project director Rodney Young and later Keith DeVries during 18 seasons variously between 1950 and 1982, and in 1992. Her research interests included early Phrygian animal-style carvings in wood and ivory, but she later worked almost exclusively with the inventory of 6th to 7th century Gordion tumulus burial objects. Her principal report, The Lesser Phrygian Tumuli, Part 1, was published in 1995. Dr. Kohler also served as Assistant Curator of the Mediterranean Section of the University Museum from 1958 to 1965, Registrar from 1965 to 1977, and Research Associate from 1968 until her death in 2008. She also served as Executive Editor of Gordion Publications from 1977 to 1987, and as Archivist of the Gordion Project Archives at the University Museum from 1987 to 2005.
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Ellen L. Kohler papers
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Kohler, Ellen L., 1916-2008
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PU-Mu. 1159
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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1 linear foot
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1930-2006
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Ellen L. Kohler (1916-2008) taught classical archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania (Roman and Etruscan) from 1958 until 1980. Her early field work included excavations at Kourion, Cyprus (1949, 1951, 1955) and at Sybaris (1962), but her principal work was at Gordion, Turkey, where she assisted project director Rodney Young and later Keith DeVries during 18 seasons variously between 1950 and 1982, and in 1992. Her research interests included early Phrygian animal-style carvings in wood and ivory, but she later worked almost exclusively with the inventory of 6th to 7th century Gordion tumulus burial objects. Her principal report, The Lesser Phrygian Tumuli, Part 1, was published in 1995. Dr. Kohler also served as Assistant Curator of the Mediterranean Section of the University Museum from 1958 to 1965, Registrar from 1965 to 1977, and Research Associate from 1968 until her death in 2008. She also served as Executive Editor of Gordion Publications from 1977 to 1987, and as Archivist of the Gordion Project Archives at the University Museum from 1987 to 2005.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Kohler, Ellen L., 1916-2008 Kohler, Ellen L., 1916-2008
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Diaries Drawings (visual works) Faculty papers Photographs Travel photography
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1830-1854
Creator:
Irving, E., Author
Irving, G., Author
Extent: 1 volume
An oblong leather-bound volume with a clasp containing recipes for cooking and domestic household use in addition to information on woodworking and other miscellanous information.
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G. and E. Irving receipt book
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Irving, E., Author Irving, G., Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1050
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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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1830-1854
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An oblong leather-bound volume with a clasp containing recipes for cooking and domestic household use in addition to information on woodworking and other miscellanous information.
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1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Irving, E. Irving, G.
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Drawings (visual works) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1952-1973
(Bulk: 1960-1971)
Creator:
Bass, George Fletcher, 1932-
Extent: 27 linear foot (the collection consists of twenty-seven archival boxes of data of which seventeen boxes contain correspondence. there are six boxes of expedition records and four boxes of photographs)
George Fletcher Bass, a pioneer in the field of Underwater Archaeology, was born in South Carolina in 1932. Planning to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather who were Professors of English, he enrolled at Johns Hopkins University. A trip to Rome and the sight of the Roman antiquities altered Bass'life. After returning to Johns Hopkins, Bass spent two years at the School of Classical Studies in Athens followed by enrollment at Penn for his Ph.D. studies in classical archaeology. Bass was chosen in 1960 by Rodney Young, Professor and Chairman of Classical Archaeology at Penn and the Curator of the Mediterranean Section of the Penn Museum to direct the underwater excavation of a Bronze-Age shipwreck in Cape Gelidonya, Turkey. This event marked the beginnings of underwater archaeology as a discipline and as Bass'life's work. Bass conducted additional expeditions in Turkey at Yassi Ada, sponsored by the University Museum and the American Institute of Nautical Archaeology as well as the Thera Excavations sponsored by the Greek Department of Antiquities. Additional excavations were conducted in Italy at a Neolithic and Bronze Age site near Gravina di Puglia. Bass participated in or supervised additional work at Bodrum and Antolya, Turkey. In 1972, George Bass established the Institute of Nautical Archaeology and decided to make this organization the next step in his career. He became not only the founder but the director of the Institute which is now housed at Texas A&M University. The George F. Bass Underwater Archaeology papers are composed of twenty-seven boxes of correspondence, expedition records, photographs and drawings mainly from his work at Cape Gelidonya and Yassi Ada.
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George F. Bass Underwater Archaeology papers
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Bass, George Fletcher, 1932-
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PU-Mu. 1054
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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27 linear foot (the collection consists of twenty-seven archival boxes of data of which seventeen boxes contain correspondence. there are six boxes of expedition records and four boxes of photographs)
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1952-1973
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1960-1971
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George Fletcher Bass, a pioneer in the field of Underwater Archaeology, was born in South Carolina in 1932. Planning to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather who were Professors of English, he enrolled at Johns Hopkins University. A trip to Rome and the sight of the Roman antiquities altered Bass'life. After returning to Johns Hopkins, Bass spent two years at the School of Classical Studies in Athens followed by enrollment at Penn for his Ph.D. studies in classical archaeology. Bass was chosen in 1960 by Rodney Young, Professor and Chairman of Classical Archaeology at Penn and the Curator of the Mediterranean Section of the Penn Museum to direct the underwater excavation of a Bronze-Age shipwreck in Cape Gelidonya, Turkey. This event marked the beginnings of underwater archaeology as a discipline and as Bass'life's work. Bass conducted additional expeditions in Turkey at Yassi Ada, sponsored by the University Museum and the American Institute of Nautical Archaeology as well as the Thera Excavations sponsored by the Greek Department of Antiquities. Additional excavations were conducted in Italy at a Neolithic and Bronze Age site near Gravina di Puglia. Bass participated in or supervised additional work at Bodrum and Antolya, Turkey. In 1972, George Bass established the Institute of Nautical Archaeology and decided to make this organization the next step in his career. He became not only the founder but the director of the Institute which is now housed at Texas A&M University. The George F. Bass Underwater Archaeology papers are composed of twenty-seven boxes of correspondence, expedition records, photographs and drawings mainly from his work at Cape Gelidonya and Yassi Ada.
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1950s 1960s 1970s
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Bass, George Fletcher, 1932- Bass, George Fletcher, 1932- Katzev, Michael, 1939-2001 Rainey, Froelich, Director of the University Museum Throckmorton, Peter, 1928-1990 Young, Rodney S. (Rodney Stuart), 1907-1974
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1943-1952
Creator:
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author and artist best known for his controversial books such as Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring and Tropic of Capricorn. The collection consists of two drawings, one photograph, letters from Miller to Tambimuttu, and a small number of published writings and promotional material.
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Henry Miller papers
creator
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 973
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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, 1 oversized folder)
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1943-1952
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Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author and artist best known for his controversial books such as Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring and Tropic of Capricorn. The collection consists of two drawings, one photograph, letters from Miller to Tambimuttu, and a small number of published writings and promotional material.
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1940s 1950s
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English
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Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 Tambimuttu, 1915-
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Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Paintings (visual works) Writings (document genre)
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1948-1960
Creator:
Goodale, Jane C., 1926-2008
Extent: 2 linear foot
Jane Carter Goodale was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1926 to a prominent family. She attended Radcliffe College initially to begin to study for a medical degree. She was influenced by Carleton S. Coon to study Anthropology and attained both her B.A. and M.A. from Radcliffe in that field. In preparation for her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, Goodale did ethnographic research among the Tiwi of Melville Island. Her later publication of Tiwi Wives(1971) was the first study of the role of women in a community in Oceania. Goodale began her teaching career at Bryn Mawr College as a part-time instructor in 1959. She would become a full Professor in the deaprtment of Anthropology in 1975. In addition, she worked as a research associate for the Oceania Section of the University Museum from 1961 to 1982. She also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Barnard College, Columbia University. The Jane C. Goodale papers represent some of her drawings and photographs from research in Oceania. The extensive "Jane Goodale Papers" are held as a part of the Mandeville Special Collections Library at the University of California, San Diego.
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Jane C. Goodale papers
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Goodale, Jane C., 1926-2008
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PU-Mu. 1078
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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2 linear foot
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1948-1960
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Jane Carter Goodale was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1926 to a prominent family. She attended Radcliffe College initially to begin to study for a medical degree. She was influenced by Carleton S. Coon to study Anthropology and attained both her B.A. and M.A. from Radcliffe in that field. In preparation for her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, Goodale did ethnographic research among the Tiwi of Melville Island. Her later publication of Tiwi Wives(1971) was the first study of the role of women in a community in Oceania. Goodale began her teaching career at Bryn Mawr College as a part-time instructor in 1959. She would become a full Professor in the deaprtment of Anthropology in 1975. In addition, she worked as a research associate for the Oceania Section of the University Museum from 1961 to 1982. She also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Barnard College, Columbia University. The Jane C. Goodale papers represent some of her drawings and photographs from research in Oceania. The extensive "Jane Goodale Papers" are held as a part of the Mandeville Special Collections Library at the University of California, San Diego.
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Goodale, Jane C., 1926-2008 Coon, Carleton S., b. 1904-d. 1981 Goodale, Jane C., 1926-2008
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1805-1806
Creator:
Jenkins, Joseph M., 1783-
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (2 volumes)
Joseph M. Jenkins was born on September 20, 1783, in Providence, R.I. He left Providence to serve as assistant supercargo aboard the merchant ship Samuel Elam. Jenkins's journal, comprised of two volumes, describes his eleven month journey in 1805 to 1806 from New York to Mauritius to Jakarta.
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Joseph M. Jenkins travel journal
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Jenkins, Joseph M., 1783-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 814
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (2 volumes)
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1805-1806
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Joseph M. Jenkins was born on September 20, 1783, in Providence, R.I. He left Providence to serve as assistant supercargo aboard the merchant ship Samuel Elam. Jenkins's journal, comprised of two volumes, describes his eleven month journey in 1805 to 1806 from New York to Mauritius to Jakarta.
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1800s
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English
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Jenkins, Joseph M., 1783-
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1931-1935
Creator:
Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958
Extent: 4 linear feet
In 1931, Bert Hodge Hill was commissioned to direct the excavation on Cyprus. He surveyed the site in May and June of that year, beginning formal excavations in September 1931. Dorothy H. Cox assisted him. Excavations needed to cease in 1932 due to financial difficulties. Despite this, analysis of the vast amounts of pottery unearthed and publication of the initial findings was begun by Virginia Grace of the Penn Museum. in the Spring of 1934, Hill traveled to Kourion with George H. McFadden as a contributing researcher. Excavations continued there until 1953, when McFadden passed away. The important sites included Sotira, Bamboula, Kaloriziki and Kourion. The Lapithos, Cyprus expedition records consist of correspondnece, field notes and notebooks, reports, catalogues, inventories, maps, drawings and photographs.
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Lapithos, Cyprus Expedition records
creator
Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958
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PU-Mu. 1049
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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4 linear feet
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1931-1935
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In 1931, Bert Hodge Hill was commissioned to direct the excavation on Cyprus. He surveyed the site in May and June of that year, beginning formal excavations in September 1931. Dorothy H. Cox assisted him. Excavations needed to cease in 1932 due to financial difficulties. Despite this, analysis of the vast amounts of pottery unearthed and publication of the initial findings was begun by Virginia Grace of the Penn Museum. in the Spring of 1934, Hill traveled to Kourion with George H. McFadden as a contributing researcher. Excavations continued there until 1953, when McFadden passed away. The important sites included Sotira, Bamboula, Kaloriziki and Kourion. The Lapithos, Cyprus expedition records consist of correspondnece, field notes and notebooks, reports, catalogues, inventories, maps, drawings and photographs.
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1930s
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English
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Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958 Cox, Dorothy Hannah, b. 1893- Grace, Virginia R., b.1901-d.1994 Hill, B.H. (Bert Hodge), b. 1874-d.1958 Jayne, Horace H.F., 1898-1975 Johnson, Jotham, 1905-1967
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circa 1905-1987
Creator:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Extent: 197 boxes
Comprising nineteen series, the Mumford papers provide extensive documentation of Mumford's professional life over a period of approximately seventy years. Predominant are correspondence and drafts of and notes for Mumford's writings, which include publications of over forty books and pamphlets and approximately one thousand articles and book reviews.
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Lewis Mumford papers
creator
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 2
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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197 boxes
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circa 1905-1987
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Comprising nineteen series, the Mumford papers provide extensive documentation of Mumford's professional life over a period of approximately seventy years. Predominant are correspondence and drafts of and notes for Mumford's writings, which include publications of over forty books and pamphlets and approximately one thousand articles and book reviews.
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English
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
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Articles Biographies Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Pamphlets Photographs Plays (performed works) Scripts Writings (documents)
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1843-1846
Creator:
Rosell y Arrufat, Juan
Extent: 1 volume
This volume comprises the Spanish alphabet in various ornamental and calligraphic styles in black ink by Juan Rosell y Arrufat. There are seven full page drawings in the volume.
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Libro de varias clases de letras
creator
Rosell y Arrufat, Juan
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1139
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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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1843-1846
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This volume comprises the Spanish alphabet in various ornamental and calligraphic styles in black ink by Juan Rosell y Arrufat. There are seven full page drawings in the volume.
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1840s
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Spanish; Castilian
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Rosell y Arrufat, Juan
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Alphabets (symbols) Calligraphy (visual works) Drawings (visual works) Manuscript maps Manuscripts, Spanish--19th century
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1893-1928
Creator:
Wells, Lily
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lily Wells was a member of the Naturalists Field Club of the University of Pennsylvania who painted the various flora of the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. This collection comprises seven sketchbooks of her botanical watercolors, plus one bound volume of seven individual watercolor plates.
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Lily Wells water color illustrations of North American plants
creator
Wells, Lily
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 401
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1893-1928
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Lily Wells was a member of the Naturalists Field Club of the University of Pennsylvania who painted the various flora of the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States. This collection comprises seven sketchbooks of her botanical watercolors, plus one bound volume of seven individual watercolor plates.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Wells, Lily Harshberger, John W. (John William), 1869-1929 University of Pennsylvania. Naturalists Field Club.
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Botanical illustrations Drawings (visual works) Sketchbooks Watercolors (paintings)
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1863
Creator:
Hartley, Louisa K. Berry, (Louisa Katherine Berry), 1847?-1882
Extent: 1 volume
This volume comprises the scrapbook of images, clippings, and memorabilia created by Louisa K. Berry Hartley in 1863.
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Louisa K. Berry Hartley scrapbook
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Hartley, Louisa K. Berry, (Louisa Katherine Berry), 1847?-1882
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1792
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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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1863
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This volume comprises the scrapbook of images, clippings, and memorabilia created by Louisa K. Berry Hartley in 1863.
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English
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Hartley, Louisa K. Berry, (Louisa Katherine Berry), 1847?-1882
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Drawings (visual works) Elegies Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
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