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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1797-1851
Creator:
Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887
Archer, John, 1777-1830
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer family account books and notebooks
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1120
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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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1797-1851
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This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Account books Commonplace books Lecture notes Notebooks
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1764-ca. 1900
Extent: 2.125 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 volumes, and 1 oversized folder)
The Kaplan collection of Americana consists of account books, ciphering books, diaries, letter books, penmanship notebooks, and recipe books. There are also a selection of photographs from the educational department of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum.
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Arnold and Deanne Kaplan collection of Americana
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1094
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.125 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 volumes, and 1 oversized folder)
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1764-ca. 1900
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The Kaplan collection of Americana consists of account books, ciphering books, diaries, letter books, penmanship notebooks, and recipe books. There are also a selection of photographs from the educational department of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum.
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Bettle, Edward, 1803-1832 Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 Kaplan, Arnold Kaplan, Deanne
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Account books Copybooks Diaries Letter books Manuscripts, American Photographs
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1835-1855
Extent: 1 volume
A parchment bound volume spanning from 1835 to 1855 containing handwritten recipes and instructions for varnishes, lacquers, and dyes.
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Book of recipes for varnishes, lacquers, and dyes
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1102
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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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1835-1855
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A parchment bound volume spanning from 1835 to 1855 containing handwritten recipes and instructions for varnishes, lacquers, and dyes.
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1830s 1840s 1850s
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French
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Account books Manuscripts, French--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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1818-2000
(Bulk: 1907-1998)
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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Charlotte Cushman Club records
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1223
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
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1818-2000
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1907-1998
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Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876
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Account books Awards Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Engravings (prints) Minutes (Records) Photographs Plays (performed works) Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
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1903-1990, undated
Creator:
Winston, Clement
Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (7 boxes )
Clement and Sophie Winston lived and worked in Washington, DC from the 1930s to the 1980s. Clement Winston (1902-1986), a Russian Jewish immigrant worked as an economist at the United States Bureau of the Budget. This collection documents the couple's personal and professional lives through their creative and professional writings, correspondence, household accounts and personal documents, dating from 1903 to 1990.
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Clement and Sophie Winston papers
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Winston, Clement Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1344
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (7 boxes )
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1903-1990, undated
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Clement and Sophie Winston lived and worked in Washington, DC from the 1930s to the 1980s. Clement Winston (1902-1986), a Russian Jewish immigrant worked as an economist at the United States Bureau of the Budget. This collection documents the couple's personal and professional lives through their creative and professional writings, correspondence, household accounts and personal documents, dating from 1903 to 1990.
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Winston, Clement Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986 United States. Department of Commerce. Office of Budget. Zion, Mollie B., 1915-2007
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Account books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Drawings (visual works) Financial records Pencil drawings Poems Poetry Sketches
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1858-1951
Creator:
John Cottrell's Charity.
Extent: 1 volume
A ledger containing an account of receipts, disbursements, and yearly accountin of funds for John Cottrell's Charity spanning the years from 1858 to 1951. The charity supported housing for widows in the Parish of Yardley, Worcestershire.
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Cottrell's Charity accounts, Yardley
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John Cottrell's Charity.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1926
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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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1858-1951
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A ledger containing an account of receipts, disbursements, and yearly accountin of funds for John Cottrell's Charity spanning the years from 1858 to 1951. The charity supported housing for widows in the Parish of Yardley, Worcestershire.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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John Cottrell's Charity.
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Account books Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century
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1864-1866, 1869
Creator:
Jones, David A., 1842-
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (1 volume)
David A. Jones was a Welsh attorney working in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. This account books documents his professional and household expenses and his income from 1864 to 1866 and in 1869.
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David A. Jones account book
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Jones, David A., 1842-
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1735
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (1 volume)
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1864-1866, 1869
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David A. Jones was a Welsh attorney working in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. This account books documents his professional and household expenses and his income from 1864 to 1866 and in 1869.
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Welsh
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Jones, David A., 1842-
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Account books
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1826-1839
Creator:
Potter, Thomas E., (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862
Extent: 1 volume (+ 32 leaves)
A volume comprising the daily transactions of the sales and expenses of Potter's Catholicon created by W. W. Potter. The daily accounting in the volume by agent and druggist Thomas E. Potter spans the years from 1826 to 1839.
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Day book
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Potter, Thomas E., (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1853
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 32 leaves)
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1826-1839
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A volume comprising the daily transactions of the sales and expenses of Potter's Catholicon created by W. W. Potter. The daily accounting in the volume by agent and druggist Thomas E. Potter spans the years from 1826 to 1839.
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1820s 1830s
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English
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Potter, Thomas E., (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862 Potter, W. W., (William Woodburn), 1786-1832
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Account books Codices (bound manuscripts) Daybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century Recipes
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1836-1859
Creator:
Green, Jesse C., 1817-1920
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Dr. Jesse C. Green, D.D.S. (1817-1920) was a teacher and dentist in West Chester, PA. His account book, along with papers originally laid into the volume, documents his personal and professional life from 1836 to 1859.
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Jesse C. Green papers
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Green, Jesse C., 1817-1920
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1224
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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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1836-1859
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Dr. Jesse C. Green, D.D.S. (1817-1920) was a teacher and dentist in West Chester, PA. His account book, along with papers originally laid into the volume, documents his personal and professional life from 1836 to 1859.
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1830s 1840s 1850s
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Green, Jesse C., 1817-1920
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Account books Advertisements Correspondence Financial records
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1849-1899
Creator:
Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 photograph, 3 leaves)
An account book kept by John Wilson who lived in Troutbeck and Windermere, Westmorland, England spanning the years from 1849 to 1899. The volume comprises Wilson's recorded business transactions with clients. Wilson's records suggest he was probably a literary agent, editor, and stationer. He was paid for editing, writing, arranging, and printing and was employed by newspapers such as the Kendal Times and the Lake Herald and writers including George Augustus Sala and Eliza Winstanley. Bound at the end of the volume is Reynold's astrological and prophetic almanack for 1849 on sixteen printed pages.
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John Wilson account book
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Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1788
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 photograph, 3 leaves)
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1849-1899
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An account book kept by John Wilson who lived in Troutbeck and Windermere, Westmorland, England spanning the years from 1849 to 1899. The volume comprises Wilson's recorded business transactions with clients. Wilson's records suggest he was probably a literary agent, editor, and stationer. He was paid for editing, writing, arranging, and printing and was employed by newspapers such as the Kendal Times and the Lake Herald and writers including George Augustus Sala and Eliza Winstanley. Bound at the end of the volume is Reynold's astrological and prophetic almanack for 1849 on sixteen printed pages.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
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Account books Almanacs Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Hybrid books Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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1757-1772
Creator:
Lathim & Jackson.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
This collection consists of two ledgers from the Philadelphia merchant firm Lathim and Jackson, as well as loose accounting pages. James Lathim and William Jackson dealt in rum, molasses, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolate, spices, rice, wine, snuff, and other goods during the second half of the 18th century.
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Lathim and Jackson account books
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Lathim & Jackson.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1264
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
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1757-1772
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This collection consists of two ledgers from the Philadelphia merchant firm Lathim and Jackson, as well as loose accounting pages. James Lathim and William Jackson dealt in rum, molasses, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolate, spices, rice, wine, snuff, and other goods during the second half of the 18th century.
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1750s 1760s 1770s
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Lathim & Jackson.
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Account books Business records Financial records Ledgers (account books)
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1775-1847
Creator:
Hodgson, Ralph
Extent: 1 volume
A leather bound datebook used as a diary, account book, and note book, belonging to Ralph Hodgson from Darlington, England. Contains brief records for 1775, 1776, and 1777 and a few entries, in a later hand, dated 1845, 1846, 1847.
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Newcastle Memorandum-book or, a methodical pocket-journal, for the year MDCCLXXV Calculated to answer the immediate purposes of Gentlemen and Tradesmen in all Parts of Great Britain and Ireland, respecting their Daily Transactions and other Occasional Business
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Hodgson, Ralph
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 189
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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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1775-1847
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A leather bound datebook used as a diary, account book, and note book, belonging to Ralph Hodgson from Darlington, England. Contains brief records for 1775, 1776, and 1777 and a few entries, in a later hand, dated 1845, 1846, 1847.
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Hodgson, Ralph
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Account books Diaries Recipes
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1787-1883
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons records
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 741
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1787-1883
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The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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Account books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Minute books Receipts (financial records) Reports Scrapbooks
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1805-1825
Creator:
Buckinghamshire, Eleanor Agnes Hobart, Countess of , 1777-1851
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
A volume comprising culinary recipes and accounts for girl's education at a school in Nocton, LIncolnshire, England spanning the years from 1805 to 1825. The volume was presumably written by Eleanor Agnes Hobart Countess of Buckinghamshire (Pickering & Chatto).
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Receipt and account book
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Buckinghamshire, Eleanor Agnes Hobart, Countess of , 1777-1851
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2003
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
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1805-1825
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A volume comprising culinary recipes and accounts for girl's education at a school in Nocton, LIncolnshire, England spanning the years from 1805 to 1825. The volume was presumably written by Eleanor Agnes Hobart Countess of Buckinghamshire (Pickering & Chatto).
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Buckinghamshire, Eleanor Agnes Hobart, Countess of , 1777-1851 Brackenberry, John, 1771-1844
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Account books Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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