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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1879-1921
Creator:
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. This collection consists of letters from Camille Saint-Saëns to various correspondents. A great many of the letters are to Princess A. Bibesco. Other addressees include Edouard Dern, Marianne Eissler, Richard Pohl, a Monsieur F. Hueffer, a Monsieur Alboize, Dandelot and Sardou.
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Camille Saint-Saëns letters
creator
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 76
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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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1879-1921
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Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. This collection consists of letters from Camille Saint-Saëns to various correspondents. A great many of the letters are to Princess A. Bibesco. Other addressees include Edouard Dern, Marianne Eissler, Richard Pohl, a Monsieur F. Hueffer, a Monsieur Alboize, Dandelot and Sardou.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921
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Correspondence Photographic postcards
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circa 1824-1836
Creator:
Sallard, Claire, -1896
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains 47 notebooks, dating from 1824 to 1836, written by Claire Sallard (circa 1821-1896), which provide examples of the type of education received by prosperous young ladies in France in the 1820s and 1830s. With a focus on the skills of literary form, the notebooks contain short stories, moral speeches, diary entries, and a “cahier de bonne conduite” (a good conduct notebook).
title
Claire Sallard notebooks
creator
Sallard, Claire, -1896
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 971
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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circa 1824-1836
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This collection contains 47 notebooks, dating from 1824 to 1836, written by Claire Sallard (circa 1821-1896), which provide examples of the type of education received by prosperous young ladies in France in the 1820s and 1830s. With a focus on the skills of literary form, the notebooks contain short stories, moral speeches, diary entries, and a “cahier de bonne conduite” (a good conduct notebook).
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Diaries Notebooks Speeches
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1694-1791
Creator:
Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine was founded by Duke Leopold of Lorraine in 1724, with Regard d'Aubonne as director general and Claude Regnault among its other directors, and dissolved by the 1760s. One purpose of the company was to protect commerce in the duchy from the French economic crisis precipitated by the inflation and crash of the stock of John Law's Compagnie des Indes. These 31 files include a few printed documents pertaining to the establishment of the Compagnie and numerous account calculations and documents concerning the liquidation of the Compagnie.
title
Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine financial records
creator
Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 562
repository
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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1694-1791
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Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine was founded by Duke Leopold of Lorraine in 1724, with Regard d'Aubonne as director general and Claude Regnault among its other directors, and dissolved by the 1760s. One purpose of the company was to protect commerce in the duchy from the French economic crisis precipitated by the inflation and crash of the stock of John Law's Compagnie des Indes. These 31 files include a few printed documents pertaining to the establishment of the Compagnie and numerous account calculations and documents concerning the liquidation of the Compagnie.
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1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s
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French
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Compagnie de Commerce de Lorraine. Regnault, Claude
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Business records Financial records
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1792-1891
(Bulk: 1830-1870)
Creator:
Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of various documents, mostly from 1830-1870, relating to a distillery located in Annecy, France.
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie records
creator
Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 514
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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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1792-1891
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1830-1870
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Collection of various documents, mostly from 1830-1870, relating to a distillery located in Annecy, France.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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French
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Du Rouvenoz et Cie.
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Ledgers (account books) Recipes
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1838-1891
Creator:
Maindron, Ernest, 1838-1908
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Documents relating to the Académie des sciences (Paris) in the mid- to late-1800s, including letters to Ernest Maindron from members of the Académie.
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Ernest Maindron collection of Académie des Sciences documents and letters
creator
Maindron, Ernest, 1838-1908
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 159
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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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1838-1891
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Documents relating to the Académie des sciences (Paris) in the mid- to late-1800s, including letters to Ernest Maindron from members of the Académie.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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French
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Maindron, Ernest, 1838-1908 Académie des sciences (France).
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Correspondence
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1881-1929
(Bulk: 1899-1900)
Creator:
Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
A collection of playbills and other ephemera of a young lady's travels in Europe, particularly Paris, collected by Florence Bayard Kane, daughter of the prominent Kane family of Philadelphia, primarily between 1899 and 1900.
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Florence Bayard Kane collection of European travel and theater ephemera
creator
Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1007
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1881-1929
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1899-1900
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A collection of playbills and other ephemera of a young lady's travels in Europe, particularly Paris, collected by Florence Bayard Kane, daughter of the prominent Kane family of Philadelphia, primarily between 1899 and 1900.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1890s 1900s
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French
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Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943
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Printed ephemera Theater programs
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1822-1880
Creator:
Millaud, Albert, 1844-1892
Mirecourt, Eugène de, 1812-1880
Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878
Raymond, Michel
Extent: 1 volume
François-Vincent Raspail (1794-1878) was a French scientist and politician known for his opposition to the French monarchy and for his scientific work in the fields of histochemistry, cellular theory and the microbial theory of disease. This volume of Opuscules divers, dating from 1822 to 1880, consists of twenty-one items, including pamphlets, notes, and newspaper clippings about François-Vincent Raspail.
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F.V. Raspail: Sa Vie: Opuscules divers
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Millaud, Albert, 1844-1892 Mirecourt, Eugène de, 1812-1880 Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878 Raymond, Michel
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PUSp.FC8.R1848.S822
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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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1822-1880
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François-Vincent Raspail (1794-1878) was a French scientist and politician known for his opposition to the French monarchy and for his scientific work in the fields of histochemistry, cellular theory and the microbial theory of disease. This volume of Opuscules divers, dating from 1822 to 1880, consists of twenty-one items, including pamphlets, notes, and newspaper clippings about François-Vincent Raspail.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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French
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Millaud, Albert, 1844-1892 Mirecourt, Eugène de, 1812-1880 Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878 Raymond, Michel Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878
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Biographies Book catalogs Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Speeches
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1711-1714
Creator:
Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746
Extent: 2 boxes
The collection comprises 169 items dating from 1711 to 1714, with one item from 1702. Most of the correspondence consists of letters addressed to or drafts written by the abbé François Gaultier, a French diplomatic agent stationed in London who moved in the circles of the Tory opposition. Of 88 letters by Torcy in the collection, 79 are addressed to Gaultier. Most of these are entirely or partially in cipher. Original keys for coding and decoding are in the collection.
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Jean-Baptiste Colbert correspondence with the abbé François Gaultier
creator
Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 579
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 boxes
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1711-1714
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The collection comprises 169 items dating from 1711 to 1714, with one item from 1702. Most of the correspondence consists of letters addressed to or drafts written by the abbé François Gaultier, a French diplomatic agent stationed in London who moved in the circles of the Tory opposition. Of 88 letters by Torcy in the collection, 79 are addressed to Gaultier. Most of these are entirely or partially in cipher. Original keys for coding and decoding are in the collection.
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1710s
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French
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Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746
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Correspondence Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, French--18th century
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1667-1678
Creator:
Colbert, Jean-Baptiste, 1619-1683
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Jean Baptiste Colbert served as the French minister of finance under King Louis XIV and achieved a reputation for his work of improving French manufacturing and bringing the economy back from bankruptcy. The letters deal with a variety of subjects ranging from trade regulations, licensing, taxes, and imprisonment to simple requests for the expedition of certain orders.
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Jean-Baptiste Colbert letters to Gabriel de La Reynie
creator
Colbert, Jean-Baptiste, 1619-1683
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 578
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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1667-1678
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Jean Baptiste Colbert served as the French minister of finance under King Louis XIV and achieved a reputation for his work of improving French manufacturing and bringing the economy back from bankruptcy. The letters deal with a variety of subjects ranging from trade regulations, licensing, taxes, and imprisonment to simple requests for the expedition of certain orders.
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1660s 1670s
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Colbert, Jean-Baptiste, 1619-1683 La Reynie, Gabriel Nicolas de, 1625-1709
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Correspondence
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1775-1824
Creator:
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
Extent: 4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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Jean-Baptiste Lingaud papers
creator
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 515
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
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1775-1824
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abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
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French
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Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, French--18th century Manuscripts, French--19th century
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1840-1879
Creator:
Delavault, Herminie, 1824-, Author
Extent: 2 volumes
This collection contains two volumes of poems and ballads titled Mes vers by Herminie Delavault spanning the years 1840 to 1879. Written in French, the works also include verse created for the musical compositions by Delavault's husband Germain-Eugène Delavault (1814-1892). In addition, volume two contains a French translation of John Gay's libretto for Handel's Acis and Galatea.
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Mes vers by Herminie Delavault
creator
Delavault, Herminie, 1824-, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 982
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1840-1879
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This collection contains two volumes of poems and ballads titled Mes vers by Herminie Delavault spanning the years 1840 to 1879. Written in French, the works also include verse created for the musical compositions by Delavault's husband Germain-Eugène Delavault (1814-1892). In addition, volume two contains a French translation of John Gay's libretto for Handel's Acis and Galatea.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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French
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Delavault, Herminie, 1824- Germain-Eugène, Delavault, 1814-1892 Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
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Ballads Manuscripts, French--19th century Poems Translations (documents)
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circa 1918
Creator:
Cazes, J. E., Artist
Extent: 1 box (9 folders + 1 oversize folder)
A portfolio of fifty-three architectural and interior decoration drawings by J. E. Cazes of Vincennes, France.
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Modèles pour le luminaire études & projets pour intérieurs modernes
creator
Cazes, J. E., Artist
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1069
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (9 folders + 1 oversize folder)
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circa 1918
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A portfolio of fifty-three architectural and interior decoration drawings by J. E. Cazes of Vincennes, France.
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French
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Cazes, J. E.
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Architectural drawings (visual works) Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, French--20th century
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before 1987
Creator:
La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676, Author
Extent: 1 box
Copy of a manuscript work regarding the theological status of the Jewish people.
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Photostat of Des Juifs élus, rejetés et rappelés, par Isaac de La Peyrère
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La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1022
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
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before 1987
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Copy of a manuscript work regarding the theological status of the Jewish people.
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La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676 Popkin, Jeremy D., 1948- Popkin, Richard H., (Richard Henry), 1923-2005
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Manuscripts, French--17th century Stats (copies)
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1827-1843
Extent: 1 volume
A sketchbook by an unknown artist containing sketches and drawings of buildings, monuments, and architectural elements around Paris and Northern France spanning from 1827 to 1843.
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Sketchbook of architecture
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1042
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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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1827-1843
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A sketchbook by an unknown artist containing sketches and drawings of buildings, monuments, and architectural elements around Paris and Northern France spanning from 1827 to 1843.
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1820s 1830s 1840s
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French
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Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, French--19th century Sketchbooks Watercolors
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1914-1918
Creator:
Vaes, Urbain J., 1896-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Urbain Ghislain Joseph Jean Vaes (1896-1967) was a Belgian professor of business who spent most of his career at the University of Louvain/Leuven. After completing his undergraduate studies at Louvain, he received a scholarship to move to Philadelphia to study business at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes materials relating to the German occupation of Belgium, likely collected by Vaes during the war.
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Urbain Vaes collection on the German occupation of Belgium
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Vaes, Urbain J., 1896-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1067
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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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1914-1918
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Urbain Ghislain Joseph Jean Vaes (1896-1967) was a Belgian professor of business who spent most of his career at the University of Louvain/Leuven. After completing his undergraduate studies at Louvain, he received a scholarship to move to Philadelphia to study business at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes materials relating to the German occupation of Belgium, likely collected by Vaes during the war.
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1910s
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French
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Vaes, Urbain J., 1896- Beyens, baron (Eugène-Napoléon), 1855-1934
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Leaflets (printed works) Maps (documents) Printed ephemera
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