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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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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Mongolian
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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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1998-2016
Creator:
Common Press.
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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Common Press printed projects and ephemera
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Common Press.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 37
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
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1998-2016
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The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Common Press. University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania. School of Design. University of Pennsylvania.
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Books Broadsides (notices) Chapbooks Poetry Postcards Posters Prints
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1920s-1930s
Creator:
Soviet Union.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (3 oversized folders)
This collection contains 48 color posters documenting Soviet propaganda during the 1920s and 1930s. The Communist party aimed to erase religion, Czarism, and capitalism, and replace them with a new way of life. It also condemned drinking and promoted a healthier diet and exercise. About a third of the posters focus on the raising of children, targeting mothers and promoting physically and ideologically healthy parenting and child care of the future generation of Soviet citizens.
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Early Soviet posters
creator
Soviet Union.
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PUSp.Print Collection 18
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (3 oversized folders)
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circa 1920s-1930s
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains 48 color posters documenting Soviet propaganda during the 1920s and 1930s. The Communist party aimed to erase religion, Czarism, and capitalism, and replace them with a new way of life. It also condemned drinking and promoted a healthier diet and exercise. About a third of the posters focus on the raising of children, targeting mothers and promoting physically and ideologically healthy parenting and child care of the future generation of Soviet citizens.
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Russian
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Soviet Union. Soviet Union.
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Posters
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1914-1919
Creator:
Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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Frederick P. Lee collection of World War I ephemera
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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PUSp.Print Coll. 33
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear feet (1 box)
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1914-1919
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Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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1910s
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English
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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Calendars Maps (documents) Newspapers Pamphlets Postcards Posters Publications (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1948-1959, undated
Creator:
Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
Sfirri, Mark, Collector
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (2 oversized folders)
The Hedgerow Theatre Company was established in 1923 by Jasper Deeter, a New York based actor and director. Located in the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Community of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hedgerow Theatre was considered a haven for cutting edge artists of the early 20th century. This collection consists of ten posters advertising Hedgerow Theatre Company's seasons and repertory, dating from the 1940s to the 1950s.
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Mark Sfirri collection of Hedgerow Theatre Company posters
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Sfirri, Mark, Collector
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PUSp.Print Collection 58
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (2 oversized folders)
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1948-1959, undated
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The Hedgerow Theatre Company was established in 1923 by Jasper Deeter, a New York based actor and director. Located in the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Community of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hedgerow Theatre was considered a haven for cutting edge artists of the early 20th century. This collection consists of ten posters advertising Hedgerow Theatre Company's seasons and repertory, dating from the 1940s to the 1950s.
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Sfirri, Mark Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
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Posters Promotional materials
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1899-2003
Extent: 1.4 linear feet
This is an artificial collection of miscellaneous items that came to the Bates Center unsolicited and/or for which provenance is unclear. These individual items are not related to each other by subject, material type, or provenance. Materials may include organizational records, correspondence, personal notebooks, and ephemera.
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Miscellaneous items collection
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PU-N.MC 207
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1.4 linear feet
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1899-2003
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abstract/scope/contents
This is an artificial collection of miscellaneous items that came to the Bates Center unsolicited and/or for which provenance is unclear. These individual items are not related to each other by subject, material type, or provenance. Materials may include organizational records, correspondence, personal notebooks, and ephemera.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Elwyn, Inc.. Grube, Wendy McClelland, Helen Grace Miner, Sylvia Pridmore, 1920-2002 Pennsylvania Hospital. Pepperman, Vesta Metherell Philadelphia Lying-In Charity. Philadelphia Nurses Association. Presbyterian School of Nursing. Trude, Sarah P. Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia. Woodbridge, Norma Jean Myers, Henrietta Walworth, Reubena H. (Reubena Hyde), -1898. Maass, Clara Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Prinzing, Martha American Hospital Association. United States. Department of Commerce.. United States. Department of Commerce.. Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005 Stephany, Theresa M. Lewis, Edith Patton, 1914-2005 Meyerson, Margy Ellinar University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Heffern, Mary-Kate McCosh, Isabella Guthrie, 1897 Johnson, Marie G. Fedoronko, Vera Wall, Barbra Mann, Dr. Fairman, Julie, Dr.
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Printed ephemera Administrative records Personal papers Photographs Postage stamps Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Diplomas Compact discs Long-playing records Scrapbooks Letters (correspondence) Posters
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
2015-2017
Creator:
Monument Lab (Art Studio).
Extent: 3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Founded in 2012, the Monument Lab is an independent public art and history studio based in Philadelphia. Founded and led by Paul Farber and Ken Lum, Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on creative avenues for public engagement and collective memory. This collection documents the Monument Lab project, undertaken in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, from 2015 to 2017, addressing the question, "what is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?" The project collected 4,500 monument proposals, of which twenty were selected for temporary exhibit at a variety of public sites across the city
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Monument Lab records
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Monument Lab (Art Studio).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1400
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 linear feet (3 boxes)
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2015-2017
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Founded in 2012, the Monument Lab is an independent public art and history studio based in Philadelphia. Founded and led by Paul Farber and Ken Lum, Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on creative avenues for public engagement and collective memory. This collection documents the Monument Lab project, undertaken in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, from 2015 to 2017, addressing the question, "what is an appropriate monument for the current city of Philadelphia?" The project collected 4,500 monument proposals, of which twenty were selected for temporary exhibit at a variety of public sites across the city
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2010s
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English
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Monument Lab (Art Studio). Mural Arts Program (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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Machine-readable artifacts Maps Posters Promotional materials Proposals
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1838-1936
(Bulk: 1838-1897)
Extent: 6 linear feet (22 volumes)
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 linear feet (22 volumes)
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1838-1936
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1838-1897
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The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Arch Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Chestnut Street Opera House (Philadelphia, Pa.). Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.) Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Clippings Engravings (prints) Portraits Posters Scrapbooks Theater programs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1923-1962
Extent: 0.16 linear feet (1 half size document box, 3 posters, 9 folios of sheet music)
This collection contains donations made by William Helfand, a noted collector of medical ephemera. Materials include printed pamphlets, sheet music, and posters.
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William H. Helfand collection
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PU-N.MC 220
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.16 linear feet (1 half size document box, 3 posters, 9 folios of sheet music)
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1923-1962
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This collection contains donations made by William Helfand, a noted collector of medical ephemera. Materials include printed pamphlets, sheet music, and posters.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Helfand, William H.
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Posters Printed ephemera Sheet music
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1736-2006, undated
Creator:
Helfand, William H.
Extent: 2 linear feet (6 boxes)
The William H. Helfand collection of medical quackery ephemera contains prints that address the public perception of physicians and the practice of medicine across three centuries (1736-2006, with undated materials). A large number of cartoons from nineteenth century French satirical newspapers reveal that medical practices and symbols were used to visually express political sentiments. In this collection, medicine also emerges as a theme in imagerie populaire, inexpensive block prints mass-produced during the same period. Other aspects and eras of medicine are represented in the collection’s portraits, advertisements, devotional images and artwork.
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William H. Helfand collection of medical quackery ephemera
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Helfand, William H.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 34
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1736-2006, undated
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The William H. Helfand collection of medical quackery ephemera contains prints that address the public perception of physicians and the practice of medicine across three centuries (1736-2006, with undated materials). A large number of cartoons from nineteenth century French satirical newspapers reveal that medical practices and symbols were used to visually express political sentiments. In this collection, medicine also emerges as a theme in imagerie populaire, inexpensive block prints mass-produced during the same period. Other aspects and eras of medicine are represented in the collection’s portraits, advertisements, devotional images and artwork.
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Helfand, William H. Cham, 1819-1879 Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 Grandville, J.J., 1803-1847 Travies de Villers, Charles Joseph, 1804-1859
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Caricatures Cartoons (humorous images) Posters Prints (visual works)
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