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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-10-14
1991-2016
Creator:
Selman, Matt
Extent: 35 linear feet (35 boxes)
This collection consists of television scripts, storyboards, and audiovisual material for Seinfeld (seasons 2 to 7), The Simpsons (seasons 7 to 28), The Simpsons Movie (2007), and a few episodes of other television shows, including The Vindicators, Futurama, and Twin Cities. The bulk of the material relates to The Simpsons.
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Collection of Simpsons and Seinfeld scripts and storyboards
creator
Selman, Matt
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1408
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
35 linear feet (35 boxes)
inclusive date
1991-2016
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This collection consists of television scripts, storyboards, and audiovisual material for Seinfeld (seasons 2 to 7), The Simpsons (seasons 7 to 28), The Simpsons Movie (2007), and a few episodes of other television shows, including The Vindicators, Futurama, and Twin Cities. The bulk of the material relates to The Simpsons.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Selman, Matt Seinfeld (Television program). Simpsons (Television program)‏. Twentieth Century-Fox Television, Inc.
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Audiovisual materials Notes Storyboards Television scripts
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Date added: 2019-10-10
1834 January 26-August 15
Creator:
Labiche, Eugène, 1815-1888
Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910
Extent: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Eugène Labiche (1815-1888) was a French comic playwright known for popular and amusing comedies who traveled to Italy in 1834 at the age of 18. He recorded the daily experiences of his journey through the south of France, Italy, and Switzerland in 44 rough notebooks and 2 fair copy notebooks. His friend, Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1820-1910), more commonly (and much more famously) known as Nadar, helped Labiche make a fair copy of a portion of his travel diary from his notes and provided a few illustrations in the 2 volumes.
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Eugene Labiche travel diaries, "Voyage en Italie"
creator
Labiche, Eugène, 1815-1888 Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1391
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1834 January 26-August 15
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Eugène Labiche (1815-1888) was a French comic playwright known for popular and amusing comedies who traveled to Italy in 1834 at the age of 18. He recorded the daily experiences of his journey through the south of France, Italy, and Switzerland in 44 rough notebooks and 2 fair copy notebooks. His friend, Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1820-1910), more commonly (and much more famously) known as Nadar, helped Labiche make a fair copy of a portion of his travel diary from his notes and provided a few illustrations in the 2 volumes.
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French
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Labiche, Eugène, 1815-1888 Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910 Leveaux, Alphonse, 1810-
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Diaries Sketches
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Date added: 2019-10-09
1840-1910
Creator:
American Institute of Phrenology.
Butler, David P.
Fowler and Wells.
Fowler, Lorenzo Niles
Fowler, Orson Squire
Sizer, Nelson
Wells, Samuel Robert
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains materials related to the study and practice of phrenology, specifically as espoused by American phrenologists Orson Squire Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Charlotte Fowler Wells, Lydia Folger Fowler, and Samuel Roberts Wells, who together make up the company Fowler and Wells. Fowler and Wells was the most prolific disseminator of phrenological materials throughout the nineteenth century. The materials in this collection range from extended, personal analyses of individuals, to advertisements and ephemera about phrenological publications, to original editions of the American Phrenological Journal.
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Fowler and Wells phrenological character readings, ephemera, and printed material
creator
American Institute of Phrenology. Butler, David P. Fowler and Wells. Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Orson Squire Sizer, Nelson Wells, Samuel Robert
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1418
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1840-1910
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This collection contains materials related to the study and practice of phrenology, specifically as espoused by American phrenologists Orson Squire Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Charlotte Fowler Wells, Lydia Folger Fowler, and Samuel Roberts Wells, who together make up the company Fowler and Wells. Fowler and Wells was the most prolific disseminator of phrenological materials throughout the nineteenth century. The materials in this collection range from extended, personal analyses of individuals, to advertisements and ephemera about phrenological publications, to original editions of the American Phrenological Journal.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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American Institute of Phrenology. Butler, David P. Fowler and Wells. Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Orson Squire Sizer, Nelson Wells, Samuel Robert The American Phrenological Journal.
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Advertisements Manuals (instructional materials) Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2019-09-27
1922-2018
Creator:
Bernard Quaritch (Firm).
Extent: 12 linear feet
Founded in London in 1847 by German émigré Bernard Alexander Quaritch (1819–1899), Bernard Quaritch Ltd. is one of the most influential antiquarian bookselling firms in the world. Quaritch has long played an especially critical role as agent for American institutions and collectors at London auctions. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than five hundred Quaritch catalogs and bulletins published after 1920 in the Penn Libraries’ collections. The collection is especially comprehensive from the 1950s to 2000s.
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Bernard Quaritch catalogs
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Bernard Quaritch (Firm).
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PUSp.Print Collection 60
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 linear feet
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1922-2018
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Founded in London in 1847 by German émigré Bernard Alexander Quaritch (1819–1899), Bernard Quaritch Ltd. is one of the most influential antiquarian bookselling firms in the world. Quaritch has long played an especially critical role as agent for American institutions and collectors at London auctions. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than five hundred Quaritch catalogs and bulletins published after 1920 in the Penn Libraries’ collections. The collection is especially comprehensive from the 1950s to 2000s.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Bernard Quaritch (Firm). Bernard Quaritch (Firm).
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Auction catalogs
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Date added: 2019-09-27
1914-2018
Creator:
Maggs Bros.
Extent: 12 linear feet
Founded in 1853 by Uriah Maggs (1828-1913), Maggs Bros. Ltd. is one of the leading bookselling firms in the English-speaking world. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than four hundred Maggs catalogs in the Penn Libraries’ collections, which is particularly comprehensive from the 1940s to the 2000s.
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Maggs Bros. catalogs
creator
Maggs Bros.
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PUSp.Print Collection 59
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 linear feet
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1914-2018
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Founded in 1853 by Uriah Maggs (1828-1913), Maggs Bros. Ltd. is one of the leading bookselling firms in the English-speaking world. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than four hundred Maggs catalogs in the Penn Libraries’ collections, which is particularly comprehensive from the 1940s to the 2000s.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Maggs Bros. Maggs Bros.
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Auction catalogs
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Date added: 2019-09-27
1790-1835
Creator:
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston.
Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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Newton, Gordon, Johnston, Murdoch, and Scott of Madeira, Portugal letters
creator
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1417
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1790-1835
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This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott. Gordon, Thomas Johnston, Alexander Murdoch, Thomas Newton, Francis
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2019-09-26
1908-1950
(Bulk: 1917-1919)
Creator:
Williams, Herbert S., 1881-1950
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection is principally composed of correspondence from U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Lieutenant Colonel Herbert S. Williams (1881-1950) to his family members, and in particular his sister Emily, nicknamed "Bon." The bulk of these letters were written during Williams's service in the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces over the following periods: 1908 to 1909, in which Williams was stationed in Cuba and Fort Myer, Texas; 1916-1917, in which he was deployed to Mexico as part of the Mexican Expedition; and 1917 to 1919, in which he was deployed to Europe during World War I with the 12th Field Artillery Regiment. The collection also contains some limited correspondence from Williams to family members after his retirement and up to his death in 1950, as well as some official communications relating to his military service. This collection may best serve researchers interested in family correspondence during military deployment.
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Herbert S. Williams papers
creator
Williams, Herbert S., 1881-1950
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1416
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1908-1950
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1917-1919
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This collection is principally composed of correspondence from U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Lieutenant Colonel Herbert S. Williams (1881-1950) to his family members, and in particular his sister Emily, nicknamed "Bon." The bulk of these letters were written during Williams's service in the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces over the following periods: 1908 to 1909, in which Williams was stationed in Cuba and Fort Myer, Texas; 1916-1917, in which he was deployed to Mexico as part of the Mexican Expedition; and 1917 to 1919, in which he was deployed to Europe during World War I with the 12th Field Artillery Regiment. The collection also contains some limited correspondence from Williams to family members after his retirement and up to his death in 1950, as well as some official communications relating to his military service. This collection may best serve researchers interested in family correspondence during military deployment.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1910s
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English
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Williams, Herbert S., 1881-1950 United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. United States. Army. Veterinary Corps.
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2019-09-24
1927-1942
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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India and England photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1196
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
inclusive date
1927-1942
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This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Great Britain. Army.
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Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2019-09-19
1976-1984
Creator:
Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948-
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Jeremy Duncan Nicholson (born 1948) was a community organizer for the gay and lesbian community at the University of Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia, from roughly 1975 to 1982, when he was a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes material from several organizations of which Nicholson was a part, such as the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania (CA), the Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (PLGTF), Gay Peer Counseling (GPC), Gays at Penn, and Philadelphia community health organizations, including Lavender Health and the Eromin Center.
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Jeremy Duncan Nicholson papers related to LGBT issues at the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia
creator
Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1414
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1976-1984
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Jeremy Duncan Nicholson (born 1948) was a community organizer for the gay and lesbian community at the University of Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia, from roughly 1975 to 1982, when he was a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes material from several organizations of which Nicholson was a part, such as the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania (CA), the Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (PLGTF), Gay Peer Counseling (GPC), Gays at Penn, and Philadelphia community health organizations, including Lavender Health and the Eromin Center.
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1970s 1980s
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English
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Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948- Christian Association (University of Pennsylvania). Gay Peer Counseling (University of Pennsylvania). Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force. University of Pennsylvania.
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Bylaws Correspondence Financial records Minutes (Records) Promotional materials
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Date added: 2019-09-17
1943-2015
Creator:
Wernick, Richard, 1934-
Extent: 22 linear feet (53 boxes)
Richard Wernick (born 1934) is an American composer and professor of music composition, working at the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. This collection documents Wernick's professional life and includes scores, professional material, concert programs, articles collected by Wernick, recordings of works by Wernick and others, and photographs.
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Richard Wernick papers
creator
Wernick, Richard, 1934-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1396
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
22 linear feet (53 boxes)
inclusive date
1943-2015
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abstract/scope/contents
Richard Wernick (born 1934) is an American composer and professor of music composition, working at the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. This collection documents Wernick's professional life and includes scores, professional material, concert programs, articles collected by Wernick, recordings of works by Wernick and others, and photographs.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Wernick, Richard, 1934- Penn Contemporary Players‏. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Wernick, Richard, 1934-
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Reprographic copies Scores Tape reels
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Date added: 2019-09-09
1885-1890
Creator:
Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor
Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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Nottingham Naturalists' Society letterpress copybook
creator
Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2002
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1885-1890
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A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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1880s 1890s
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English
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Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923 Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain). Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks
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Date added: 2019-09-05
1848-1883
Creator:
Uhler family
Uhler, George, 1791-1859
Uhler, Harry N. , Jr., (Harry Naglee), 1858-1926
Uhler, Harry N., (Harry Naglee), 1835-1893
Uhler, Rebecca Knight, 1801-1885
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
A volume comprised of pharmaceutical formulas written by members of the Uhler family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spanning the years from 1848 to 1883. The formulas in the volume were written for medicinal and household purposes.
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Uhler family pharmaceutical recipe book
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Uhler family Uhler, George, 1791-1859 Uhler, Harry N. , Jr., (Harry Naglee), 1858-1926 Uhler, Harry N., (Harry Naglee), 1835-1893 Uhler, Rebecca Knight, 1801-1885
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2020
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
inclusive date
1848-1883
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A volume comprised of pharmaceutical formulas written by members of the Uhler family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spanning the years from 1848 to 1883. The formulas in the volume were written for medicinal and household purposes.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Uhler family Uhler, George, 1791-1859 Uhler, Harry N. , Jr., (Harry Naglee), 1858-1926 Uhler, Harry N., (Harry Naglee), 1835-1893 Uhler, Rebecca Knight, 1801-1885
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, American--19th century Prescriptions Receipts (financial records) Recipes
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Date added: 2019-09-05
1872-1893
Creator:
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear foot)
Two scrapbooks of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1872 to 1893. Consists of two volumes. Volume 1 comprises printed ephemera regarding the society's meetings and events. Volume 2 contains newpaper regarding the society.
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Nottingham Naturalists' Society scrapbooks
creator
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1413
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (0.3 linear foot)
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1872-1893
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Two scrapbooks of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1872 to 1893. Consists of two volumes. Volume 1 comprises printed ephemera regarding the society's meetings and events. Volume 2 contains newpaper regarding the society.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Menus Printed ephemera Programs (Publications) Scrapbooks Tickets
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Date added: 2019-09-05
circa 1875
Creator:
Mikaelsen, Joachim, 19th century
Extent: 1 volume
Slim volume probably written in Germany around 1875 is comprised of formulas and instructions for creating gold, lead, and silver alloys. The volume is written in German and attributed to Joachim Mikaelsen.
title
Legirungen
creator
Mikaelsen, Joachim, 19th century
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2021
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
circa 1875
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Slim volume probably written in Germany around 1875 is comprised of formulas and instructions for creating gold, lead, and silver alloys. The volume is written in German and attributed to Joachim Mikaelsen.
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English
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Mikaelsen, Joachim, 19th century
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, German--19th century
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Date added: 2019-08-26
1827-1961
(Bulk: 1852-1961)
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This is a collection of Book-of-the-Month club news, mailings, and offers along with a few examples of other book-seller related materials such as advertisements, catalogs, lists, and financial and business documents, mostly receipts. The bulk of the collection is from the years 1850 to 1961 with a few outlying documents from the 1820s to 1840s.
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American publishing, printing, and book-related ephemera collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1411
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1827-1961
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1852-1961
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This is a collection of Book-of-the-Month club news, mailings, and offers along with a few examples of other book-seller related materials such as advertisements, catalogs, lists, and financial and business documents, mostly receipts. The bulk of the collection is from the years 1850 to 1961 with a few outlying documents from the 1820s to 1840s.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Book-of-the-Month Club‏.
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Advertisements Book catalogs Business records Financial records Receipts
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Date added: 2019-08-26
1957-1971
Creator:
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000
Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930-
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box and oversized folder)
Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) was a figurative sculptor, graphic artist, poet, printer, and founder of the Gehenna Press. This collection documents the printed works of Leonard Baskin and his Gehenna press through announcements; cards; exhibition advertisements; invitations; printing examples, bookplates, and keepsakes; printed complete works; and prospectuses and catalogs.
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Alan and Lois Fern collection of Leonard Baskin and Gehenna Press material
creator
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1412
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear foot (1 box and oversized folder)
inclusive date
1957-1971
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abstract/scope/contents
Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) was a figurative sculptor, graphic artist, poet, printer, and founder of the Gehenna Press. This collection documents the printed works of Leonard Baskin and his Gehenna press through announcements; cards; exhibition advertisements; invitations; printing examples, bookplates, and keepsakes; printed complete works; and prospectuses and catalogs.
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1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930- Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 Gehenna Press.
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Advertisements Book catalogs Greeting cards Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2019-08-22
1872-1874
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising over 1,700 formulas for prescriptions spanning the years from 1872 to 1874. The volume was probably created by a pharmacy or druggist's shop located in Nottinghamshire, England.
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Pharmacy prescription book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2019
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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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1872-1874
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A volume comprising over 1,700 formulas for prescriptions spanning the years from 1872 to 1874. The volume was probably created by a pharmacy or druggist's shop located in Nottinghamshire, England.
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1870s
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English
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-08-22
1822
Creator:
Leaver, H., 19th century
Extent: 1 volume
A slim volume comprising culinary recipes written by H. Leaver of England in 1822.
title
H. Leaver recipe book
creator
Leaver, H., 19th century
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2015
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1822
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A slim volume comprising culinary recipes written by H. Leaver of England in 1822.
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Leaver, H., 19th century
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-08-22
1907-1912
Creator:
Dudley, Short & Company.
Extent: 2 volumes
Two volumes probably of several volumes of prescription books kept by Dudley, Short & Company a pharmacy serving Brighton, England area. The volumes are comprised of formulas for prescriptions spanning the years from 1907 to 1912.
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Dudley, Short & Company prescription books
creator
Dudley, Short & Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2018
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1907-1912
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Two volumes probably of several volumes of prescription books kept by Dudley, Short & Company a pharmacy serving Brighton, England area. The volumes are comprised of formulas for prescriptions spanning the years from 1907 to 1912.
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1900s 1910s
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English
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Dudley, Short & Company.
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Blankbooks Codices (bound manuscripts) Finding tabs Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-08-22
1822-1824
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising medicinal remedies for a variety of ailments compiled by an unnamed author probably from Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England spanning the years from 1822 to 1824.
title
Medicinal recipe book
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id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 2016
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1822-1824
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A volume comprising medicinal remedies for a variety of ailments compiled by an unnamed author probably from Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England spanning the years from 1822 to 1824.
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1820s
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-08-22
circa 1820-1843
Extent: 1 volume
A volume with vellum covers comprised of culinary recipes by an unknown author, probably from Doncaster, Yorkshire, England spanning the years from approximately 1820 to 1843.
title
Recipe book
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 2017
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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circa 1820-1843
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A volume with vellum covers comprised of culinary recipes by an unknown author, probably from Doncaster, Yorkshire, England spanning the years from approximately 1820 to 1843.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Recipes
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Date added: 2019-08-22
1947-1955
Creator:
John C. Winston Company.
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear foot)
An album comprised of dust jackets of books published by the John C. Winston Company spanning the years from 1947 to 1955.
title
John C. Winston Company book jacket album
creator
John C. Winston Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1409
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (0.2 linear foot)
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1947-1955
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An album comprised of dust jackets of books published by the John C. Winston Company spanning the years from 1947 to 1955.
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1940s 1950s
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English
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John C. Winston Company.
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Manuscripts, American--20th century
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Date added: 2019-08-19
1901-2016
Creator:
Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
Extent: 59.5 linear feet (67 boxes)
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 holds the distinction as the longest serving Repertory Theatre in America. The Hedgerow Theatre Company records contains a wide variety of materials, from business records and show materials to member ephemera and photographs. The collection provides both a practical and intimate look into the workings of this repertory theatre.
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Hedgerow Theatre Company records
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1321
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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59.5 linear feet (67 boxes)
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1901-2016
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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 holds the distinction as the longest serving Repertory Theatre in America. The Hedgerow Theatre Company records contains a wide variety of materials, from business records and show materials to member ephemera and photographs. The collection provides both a practical and intimate look into the workings of this repertory theatre.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Deeter, Jasper Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Reed, Penelope
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Administrative records Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Financial records Minutes (Records) Photographs Playbills Plays (performed works) Promotional materials Prompt books Publications (documents) Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-08-07
1902
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising a travel diary by an unnamed writer probably from England. The travel journal was written while touring Japan and Shanghai, China from April 16 to May 17, 1902.
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Travel diary
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2007
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
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1902
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A volume comprising a travel diary by an unnamed writer probably from England. The travel journal was written while touring Japan and Shanghai, China from April 16 to May 17, 1902.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, English--20th century
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Date added: 2019-08-07
1737-1799
Creator:
Beck, Mary Bridges, 1718-1799
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
This volume is a combination of commonplace book and recipe book written by Mary Bridges Beck of Bristol, England spanning the years from 1737 to 1799.
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Mary Bridges Beck commonplace book
creator
Beck, Mary Bridges, 1718-1799
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2004
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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1737-1799
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This volume is a combination of commonplace book and recipe book written by Mary Bridges Beck of Bristol, England spanning the years from 1737 to 1799.
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1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s
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English
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Beck, Mary Bridges, 1718-1799 Were, Mary Ash, 1772-1823
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century Poetry Recipes
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