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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1832-1898
(Bulk: 1873-1895)
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
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Learned collection on German-language theater
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 638
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
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1832-1898
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1873-1895
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Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1879-1912
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 12 boxes
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Learned supplementary collection on German-language theater
creator
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 902
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1879-1912
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917 Arch Street Theatre. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Germania Theater. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1885-1913
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 3 boxes
Miscellaneous papers of Marion Dexter Learned related to his scholarly work and academic career. Most of the items, including manuscript fragments, notes, and research materials, pertain to an unfinished scholarly project in which Learned sought to illuminate the literary evolution of the Wilhelm Tell legend and ballad, from its beginnings to the publication of a version of the ballad in Philadelphia in 1768 by the German-born printer Heinrich Miller. Other items in the collection include miscellaneous correspondence; two personal documents of Learned from graduate study in Leipzig, Germany; print copies of two speeches by him; and miscellaneous research materials and publications collected by him.
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Marion Dexter Learned papers
creator
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 705
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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 1885-1913
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Miscellaneous papers of Marion Dexter Learned related to his scholarly work and academic career. Most of the items, including manuscript fragments, notes, and research materials, pertain to an unfinished scholarly project in which Learned sought to illuminate the literary evolution of the Wilhelm Tell legend and ballad, from its beginnings to the publication of a version of the ballad in Philadelphia in 1768 by the German-born printer Heinrich Miller. Other items in the collection include miscellaneous correspondence; two personal documents of Learned from graduate study in Leipzig, Germany; print copies of two speeches by him; and miscellaneous research materials and publications collected by him.
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English
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century