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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1876-1970
(Bulk: 1944-1962)
Creator:
Bradley, Sculley, 1897-
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Edward Sculley Bradley (1897-1987) was a scholar, author, educator, and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a prolific writer and editor, serving as editor of the General Magazine and History Chronicle, Philadelphia, 1945-1956. He published biographies of literary figures George Henry Boker and Henry Charles Lea, as well as editions of works by Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Walt Whitman. Bradley was considered an international expert on Whitman, editing several important editions of the poet's Leaves of Grass. The Sculley Bradley papers include his personal and professional correspondence dating from 1923 to 1962, material from several literary censorship cases for which he testified, corrected drafts of his manuscripts for the Comprehensive Reader's Edition, Norton Critical Edition, and Variorum edition of Leaves of Grass, ephemera and graphics associated with Walt Whitman, and a small amount of material on other authors.
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E. Sculley Bradley papers
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Bradley, Sculley, 1897-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1083
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1876-1970
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1944-1962
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Edward Sculley Bradley (1897-1987) was a scholar, author, educator, and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a prolific writer and editor, serving as editor of the General Magazine and History Chronicle, Philadelphia, 1945-1956. He published biographies of literary figures George Henry Boker and Henry Charles Lea, as well as editions of works by Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Walt Whitman. Bradley was considered an international expert on Whitman, editing several important editions of the poet's Leaves of Grass. The Sculley Bradley papers include his personal and professional correspondence dating from 1923 to 1962, material from several literary censorship cases for which he testified, corrected drafts of his manuscripts for the Comprehensive Reader's Edition, Norton Critical Edition, and Variorum edition of Leaves of Grass, ephemera and graphics associated with Walt Whitman, and a small amount of material on other authors.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Bradley, Sculley, 1897- Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 McCord, David Thompson Watson, 1897-1997 University of Pennsylvania--Faculty. Viereck, Peter, 1916-2006 Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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Articles Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Legal documents Notes Photographs Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1903-2006
(Bulk: 1931-2003)
Creator:
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003, Author
Extent: 41 linear feet ((105 boxes, 1 oversized folder))
Howard Melvin Fast (1914-2003) was a best-selling and prolific American author of historical fiction, mysteries, and science fiction, known for his books on themes of patriotism, social justice, and the immigrant experience. He wrote nearly 100 books and more than 150 short stories, as well as numerous screenplays, stage plays, and newspaper columns. The Howard Fast papers include correspondence, journals, appointment books, address books, financials, writings, promotion and reviews, scrapbooks, biographies, profiles, chronologies, bibliographies, interviews, governmental and political files, vital records, personal documents, awards, photographs, artwork, and audiovisual materials. The papers were deposited at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of 45 years and represent nearly all facets of the writer's life.
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Howard Fast papers
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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1205
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
41 linear feet ((105 boxes, 1 oversized folder))
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1903-2006
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1931-2003
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Howard Melvin Fast (1914-2003) was a best-selling and prolific American author of historical fiction, mysteries, and science fiction, known for his books on themes of patriotism, social justice, and the immigrant experience. He wrote nearly 100 books and more than 150 short stories, as well as numerous screenplays, stage plays, and newspaper columns. The Howard Fast papers include correspondence, journals, appointment books, address books, financials, writings, promotion and reviews, scrapbooks, biographies, profiles, chronologies, bibliographies, interviews, governmental and political files, vital records, personal documents, awards, photographs, artwork, and audiovisual materials. The papers were deposited at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of 45 years and represent nearly all facets of the writer's life.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 American Labor Party. Barsky, Edward K., 1895-1975 Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951 Communist Party of the United States of America. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 Fast, Bette Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 Izakov, Boris Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985 Nelson, Steve, 1903-1993 Polevoĭ, Boris Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 Thomas, Gwyn, 1913-1981 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. United States. Office of War Information. Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Voice of America (Organization).
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Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, American--20th century Novels Photographs Plays (performed works) Poems Printed ephemera Scrapbooks Screenplays Short stories Typescripts Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1933-1949
Creator:
Navis, Mary
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Navis, known as "the duchess of swing," was a female big band leader and trumpeter. She once performed in Ina Ray Hutton’s all-female group, but left to head her own group with an all-male backing. This collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and photographs, spanning from 1933 to 1942 and all related to Navis’s career.
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Mary Navis collection
creator
Navis, Mary
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1241
repository
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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1933-1949
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Mary Navis, known as "the duchess of swing," was a female big band leader and trumpeter. She once performed in Ina Ray Hutton’s all-female group, but left to head her own group with an all-male backing. This collection consists of correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and photographs, spanning from 1933 to 1942 and all related to Navis’s career.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Navis, Mary Navis, Mary
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1901-2015
(Bulk: 1968-2015)
Creator:
Strassfeld, Michael
Extent: 42 linear feet (70 boxes)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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Michael Strassfeld papers
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Strassfeld, Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1218
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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42 linear feet (70 boxes)
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1901-2015
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1968-2015
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Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Strassfeld, Michael Brandeis University. Havurat Shalom (Somerville, Mass.). Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, Pa.). Society for the Advancement of Judaism (New York, N.Y.). Strassfeld, Michael Temple Ansche Chesed (New York, N.Y.).
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Audiovisual materials Photographs Prayer books Printed ephemera School records Sermons Writings (documents)
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
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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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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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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
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1856-2008
Extent: 1.87 linear feet
The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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Nursing History Small Collections
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PU-N.Small Collections
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1.87 linear feet
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1856-2008
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The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987 Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987 Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906 Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906 Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947 Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947 Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Mannsell, Thomas, Major General Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987 Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987 Oliner, Jane Francis, Susan C., 1934-1987 Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986 Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986 Hoff, Bertha, 1913-1914 Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960 Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960 Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960 Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960 Kennedy, Cecile, 1939-1957 Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946 Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946 Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888 Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888 JB Lippincott Company. JB Lippincott Company. Newman, Edna Albert, 1924-1936 Lebanon Hospital (Lebanon, Pa.). Nurses for the Future Conference. Ritter, Beatrice, 1947-1957 Cavell, Edith Louisa Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920 Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960 Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960 Todd, C. Edwina, 1947-1953 van der Peet, Roberta van der Peet, Roberta Overholt, Ella Florence Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. Overholt, Ella Florence York, Edith M., 1922-1923 Hahnemann Hospital. York, Edith M., 1922-1923 Shapiro, Judith Newman Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses. Currier, Hazel Lynn, Russel R. Currier, Hazel Fondes, Tabitha Parker, 1912-1996 Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer Zwerdling, Michael B. Bloomfield, Dorothy Reese Vogel, Joan R. Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Osborne, Estelle M. Osborne, Estelle M. Mahoney, Jean L. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Kennedy, Marion Kern Kennedy, Marion Kern McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider University of Michigan School of Nursing. Mason, Joan D. Ruggere, Christine Stallknecht, Kristin Musuem of Danish Nursing History. D'Antonio, Patricia Rosenberg, Charles E. St. Mary's Hospital. Lynaugh, Joan E., Dr., 1935-2011 St. Luke's Hospital of Philadelphia. Short, Peter Erikson, Ruth, 1932-1935 Philadelphia General Hospital.
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Personal papers Lecture notes Administrative records Letters (correspondence) Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Proceedings Manuals (instructional materials) Photographs Oral histories Postcards Postage stamps Printed ephemera Photograph albums
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1912-1984
(Bulk: 1933-1972)
Creator:
Colum, Mary
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Extent: 7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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Padraic and Mary Colum papers
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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 989
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
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1912-1984
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1933-1972
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Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 Greene, Emmet, 1915-1984 United States. War Shipping Administration. Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978
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Biographies Correspondence Drafts (documents) Estate records Financial records Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memoirs Photographs Poems Printed ephemera Typescripts
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1918-2006
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
This artificial collection contains miscellaneous small donations related to the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. They were primarily given by alumni over a period of many years, but some items are of unknown provenance. This collection may include artifacts, publications, personal papers, photographs, and records related to the PGH Training School for Nurses.
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Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) Training School for Nurses Miscellaneous Collection
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PU-N.MC 210
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.8 linear feet
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1918-2006
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This artificial collection contains miscellaneous small donations related to the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. They were primarily given by alumni over a period of many years, but some items are of unknown provenance. This collection may include artifacts, publications, personal papers, photographs, and records related to the PGH Training School for Nurses.
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English
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Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital. Alumni Association of the Training School for Nurses of Philadelphia General Hospital. Philadelphia General Hospital.
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School yearbooks Administrative records Diplomas Photographs Artifacts (object genre) Printed ephemera Videocassettes Postcards Manuals (instructional materials) Memoirs
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