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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1879-1918
Creator:
Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916
Extent: 3 boxes
The collection consists primarily of correspondence addressed to Ada Rehan but also includes some memorabilia, such as an analysis of Katharine in The Taming of the Shrew in Ada Rehan’s hand, clippings, dedications, menus and invitations, and programs and playbills.
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Ada Rehan papers
creator
Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 191
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 boxes
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circa 1879-1918
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The collection consists primarily of correspondence addressed to Ada Rehan but also includes some memorabilia, such as an analysis of Katharine in The Taming of the Shrew in Ada Rehan’s hand, clippings, dedications, menus and invitations, and programs and playbills.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century Playbills Theater programs
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1850-1953
Creator:
Bancroft, Addison
Bancroft, Bessie, 1878-
Bancroft, Henry
Bancroft, Marie A.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Bancroft family lived in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia. This collection includes personal papers from sisters Bessie and Marie, as well as Bessie’s diary for the year 1904. Business papers from their uncles Addison and Henry, who were in the real estate and insurance businesses respectively, are also included. Addison Bancroft’s lease papers reflect a professional relationship with George W. Childs.
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Bancroft family papers
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Bancroft, Addison Bancroft, Bessie, 1878- Bancroft, Henry Bancroft, Marie A.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 627
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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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1850-1953
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The Bancroft family lived in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia. This collection includes personal papers from sisters Bessie and Marie, as well as Bessie’s diary for the year 1904. Business papers from their uncles Addison and Henry, who were in the real estate and insurance businesses respectively, are also included. Addison Bancroft’s lease papers reflect a professional relationship with George W. Childs.
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Bancroft, Addison Bancroft, Bessie, 1878- Bancroft, Henry Bancroft, Marie A. Childs, George William, 1829-1894
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Correspondence Diaries Family papers Leases Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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circa 1887-1960
Creator:
Curtis Publishing Company.
Extent: 184 boxes
The records fall into three major categories, and a fourth category containing a small amount of historical material: (1) Ladies' Home Journal, circa 1887-1946: correspondence (principally with editor William V. Alexander), financial records, and a small amount of historical material related to the publication; (2) Division of Commercial Research, Advertising Department, circa 1911-1960: research reports, speeches, and statistical studies directed by Charles Coolidge Parlin, his associates and successors, such as Henry Sherwood Youker; (3) Serials, circa 1913-1957: in-house publications of the Curtis Company; and (4) Historical material, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
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Curtis Publishing Company records
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Curtis Publishing Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 51
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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184 boxes
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circa 1887-1960
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The records fall into three major categories, and a fourth category containing a small amount of historical material: (1) Ladies' Home Journal, circa 1887-1946: correspondence (principally with editor William V. Alexander), financial records, and a small amount of historical material related to the publication; (2) Division of Commercial Research, Advertising Department, circa 1911-1960: research reports, speeches, and statistical studies directed by Charles Coolidge Parlin, his associates and successors, such as Henry Sherwood Youker; (3) Serials, circa 1913-1957: in-house publications of the Curtis Company; and (4) Historical material, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century
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1881-1913
Creator:
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Edward William Bok was a publisher who came to the United States from the Netherlands with his parents at the age of six. This collection contains correspondence to Bok from various writers and actors spanning the years 1881 to 1913.
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Edward William Bok correspondence
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Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 944
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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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1881-1913
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Edward William Bok was a publisher who came to the United States from the Netherlands with his parents at the age of six. This collection contains correspondence to Bok from various writers and actors spanning the years 1881 to 1913.
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Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Negatives (photographic) Poems
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1834-1875
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Small collection of records regarding the G. & C. Merriam Company spanning the years from 1834 to 1875. The papers comprise chiefly correspondence to the G. & C. Merriam Company.
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G. & C. Merriam Company records
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1201
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet
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1834-1875
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Small collection of records regarding the G. & C. Merriam Company spanning the years from 1834 to 1875. The papers comprise chiefly correspondence to the G. & C. Merriam Company.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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G. & C. Merriam Company.
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Business records Correspondence Fliers (printed matter) Invoices Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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1821-1876
Creator:
Allen, George, 1808-1876
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
George Allen (1808-1876) was an educator, Episcopal clergy, and author. This small collection is comprised of both manuscript and printed material written or collected by George Allen. The material includes correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and syllabi pertaining to the study of French, Italian, Greek, and Latin literature, and English literature and drama. Also included is a bound manuscript titled "Lectures on Athenian Drama." Material related to the University of Pennsylvania includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and offprints. The collection also includes printed material, such as educational exercises and exams.
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George Allen notes and lectures
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Allen, George, 1808-1876
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1107
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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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1821-1876
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George Allen (1808-1876) was an educator, Episcopal clergy, and author. This small collection is comprised of both manuscript and printed material written or collected by George Allen. The material includes correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and syllabi pertaining to the study of French, Italian, Greek, and Latin literature, and English literature and drama. Also included is a bound manuscript titled "Lectures on Athenian Drama." Material related to the University of Pennsylvania includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and offprints. The collection also includes printed material, such as educational exercises and exams.
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Allen, George, 1808-1876 University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Lectures Manuscripts, American--19th century Notes
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1874-1878
Creator:
Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880
Extent: 1 volume
This oversize volume is a letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of Henry Wharton's law practice in Philadelphia, located in Washington Square. The letters span almost four years from 1874 to 1878. Wharton's practice served prominent Philadelphians and dealt with many facets of real estate law prominent Philadelphians. Some letters concern Philadelphia ordinances and legal matters.
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Henry Wharton letterpress copybook
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Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1744
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1874-1878
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This oversize volume is a letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of Henry Wharton's law practice in Philadelphia, located in Washington Square. The letters span almost four years from 1874 to 1878. Wharton's practice served prominent Philadelphians and dealt with many facets of real estate law prominent Philadelphians. Some letters concern Philadelphia ordinances and legal matters.
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1870s
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Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1887-1888
Creator:
Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908
Sugar Refineries Company., Associated name
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing 500 leaves of outgoing correspondence sent by John E. Searles, Jr., who was responsible for the formation of the Sugar Trust. The correspondence sent by Searles documents the corporate history of the formation of the Sugar Trust spanning three months from October 1887 to Januanry 1888.
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John E. Searles letterpress copybook
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Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908 Sugar Refineries Company., Associated name
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1820
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1887-1888
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A letterpress copybook containing 500 leaves of outgoing correspondence sent by John E. Searles, Jr., who was responsible for the formation of the Sugar Trust. The correspondence sent by Searles documents the corporate history of the formation of the Sugar Trust spanning three months from October 1887 to Januanry 1888.
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1880s
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Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908 Sugar Refineries Company.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1802-1840
Creator:
Parker, John R., (John Rowe), 1777-1844
Extent: 9 boxes
The majority of the letters are addressed to John Rowe Parker or one of his firms. Letters from 1802-1817 are primarily concerned with Parker’s work as a dry goods merchant. Letters from 1817-1823 contain most of the music-related material in the collection, including letters from music publishers, composers, and performers, and requests for information about pianos and organs. Musicians, publishers, and musical instrument makers represented in the collection include George E. Blake, George Willig, Bacon and Hart, Benjamin Carr, Edward Riley, William DuBois, Joseph Willson, J.A. and W. Geib, John Cole, Anthony Philip Heinrich, Christopher Meinecke, Richard Willis, James Finlayson, Samuel Dyer, Oliver Shaw, Thomas Philipps, Samuel P. Taylor, James Hewitt, James H. Swindells, John Loud, John Mackay, and Gibson and Davis. Letters from 1823-1840 are principally concerned with Parker’s work on a system of semaphoric signals, with extensive letters to James M. Elford and Son of Charleston, S.C. The collection also includes personal letters from family members and friends.
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John Rowe Parker correspondence
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Parker, John R., (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 186
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1802-1840
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The majority of the letters are addressed to John Rowe Parker or one of his firms. Letters from 1802-1817 are primarily concerned with Parker’s work as a dry goods merchant. Letters from 1817-1823 contain most of the music-related material in the collection, including letters from music publishers, composers, and performers, and requests for information about pianos and organs. Musicians, publishers, and musical instrument makers represented in the collection include George E. Blake, George Willig, Bacon and Hart, Benjamin Carr, Edward Riley, William DuBois, Joseph Willson, J.A. and W. Geib, John Cole, Anthony Philip Heinrich, Christopher Meinecke, Richard Willis, James Finlayson, Samuel Dyer, Oliver Shaw, Thomas Philipps, Samuel P. Taylor, James Hewitt, James H. Swindells, John Loud, John Mackay, and Gibson and Davis. Letters from 1823-1840 are principally concerned with Parker’s work on a system of semaphoric signals, with extensive letters to James M. Elford and Son of Charleston, S.C. The collection also includes personal letters from family members and friends.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s
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Parker, John R., (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1822-1853
Creator:
Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John W. Williams (1803-1837) served as one of the editors of the magazine American Quarterly Review and of the National Gazette. The John W. Williams correspondence dates from 1822 to 1853 and largely documents Williams' personal and business life until the time of his death through letters from family, friends, authors, and editors.
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John W. Williams correspondence
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Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 951
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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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1822-1853
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John W. Williams (1803-1837) served as one of the editors of the magazine American Quarterly Review and of the National Gazette. The John W. Williams correspondence dates from 1822 to 1853 and largely documents Williams' personal and business life until the time of his death through letters from family, friends, authors, and editors.
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Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837 American quarterly review. National gazette and literary register (Philadelphia, Pa. : Semiweekly).
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1867-1875
Creator:
Marble, Arthur Demerick, 1853-1934, Compiler
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing fifty-nine letters written to and compiled by Arthur Demerick Marble. Letters are chiefly from family members to Marble spanning the years 1867 to 1875.
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Letters from home in Hingham to Arthur Demerick Marble from Aug 26-1867 to Aug 24-1875 inclusive
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Marble, Arthur Demerick, 1853-1934, Compiler
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1090
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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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1867-1875
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A volume containing fifty-nine letters written to and compiled by Arthur Demerick Marble. Letters are chiefly from family members to Marble spanning the years 1867 to 1875.
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Marble, Arthur Demerick, 1853-1934 Hingham Argricultural and Horticultural Society (Hingham, Mass.). Marble, Charles H., 1858- Marble, Demerick, 1819-1898 Marble, Olive A.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1820-1991
(Bulk: 1830-1908)
Creator:
Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908
Bird, Mary E.
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains correspondence between Robert Montgomery Bird, his wife Mary E. Bird, their son Frederic Mayer Bird, and other family members. It provides accounts of daily life in New Castle, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 19th century.
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Robert Montgomery Bird family correspondence
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Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908 Bird, Mary E. Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1074
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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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1820-1991
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1830-1908
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This collection contains correspondence between Robert Montgomery Bird, his wife Mary E. Bird, their son Frederic Mayer Bird, and other family members. It provides accounts of daily life in New Castle, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 19th century.
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Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908 Bird, Mary E. Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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Correspondence Family papers Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1799-1946
(Bulk: 1822-1854)
Creator:
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 31 boxes
Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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Robert Montgomery Bird papers
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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 108
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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31 boxes
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1799-1946
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1822-1854
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Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854 Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908‏ Bird, Mary E. Foust, Clement E. (Clement Edgar)
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Writings (document genre)
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1861-1935
Creator:
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
Extent: 19 boxes
The S. Weir Mitchell Correspondence series (23 folders)includes correspondence with James Lane Allen, Richard Watson Gilder, William Dean Howells, Robert Underwood Johnson, Henry C. Lea, James Russell Lowell, Charles Leonard Moore, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The remaining series comprise S. Weir Mitchell Writings (8 folders), including both medical and other writings; Langdon and Marion Mitchell Correspondence (5 folders); Langdon and Marion Mitchell Clippings (2 folders), primarily consisting of obituaries for Langdon Mitchell; Civil War Scrapbook (1 box); Photographs (2 boxes); S. Weir Mitchell Literary Writings (16 boxes)includes holographs of 5 novels, 2 plays, and a short story or novella.
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S. Weir Mitchell collection
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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 413
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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19 boxes
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1861-1935
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The S. Weir Mitchell Correspondence series (23 folders)includes correspondence with James Lane Allen, Richard Watson Gilder, William Dean Howells, Robert Underwood Johnson, Henry C. Lea, James Russell Lowell, Charles Leonard Moore, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The remaining series comprise S. Weir Mitchell Writings (8 folders), including both medical and other writings; Langdon and Marion Mitchell Correspondence (5 folders); Langdon and Marion Mitchell Clippings (2 folders), primarily consisting of obituaries for Langdon Mitchell; Civil War Scrapbook (1 box); Photographs (2 boxes); S. Weir Mitchell Literary Writings (16 boxes)includes holographs of 5 novels, 2 plays, and a short story or novella.
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Correspondence Galley proofs Manuscripts, American--19th century Photographs Scrapbooks
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1734-1910
Creator:
Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
Extent: 6 boxes
The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Samuel D. Ingham correspondence
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 889
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 boxes
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1734-1910
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The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860 Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1882-1883
Creator:
Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
Extent: 1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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William A. Lamson letterpress copybook
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1791
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
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1882-1883
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A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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1880s
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English
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914 Mexican Central Railway Co--History--Sources.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1752-1903
(Bulk: 1861-1898)
Creator:
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
Extent: 9 volumes
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
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William Pepper papers
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 904
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 volumes
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1752-1903
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1861-1898
abstract/scope/contents
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898 University of Pennsylvania--19th century.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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