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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1936-1992
Creator:
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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Curtis W. Davis collection on Leopold Stokowski
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Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 965
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1936-1992
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Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Davis, Curtis W., 1928- Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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Audiovisual materials Biographies (documents) Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Research notes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1911, circa 1955-1965
Creator:
Caylor, George Nathan, 1855-1973
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
George N. Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, is best known for his active role in the Socialist Party in Philadelphia and New York in the early 1900s. This collection includes two typescripts of Caylor's autobiographical works, biographical writings about his brother Joseph E. Cohen (1893-1950), and assorted writings by other people relating to the utopian community of Arden, Delaware and the Center for Practical Politics.
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George Nathan Caylor papers
creator
Caylor, George Nathan, 1855-1973
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 422
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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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1911, circa 1955-1965
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George N. Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, is best known for his active role in the Socialist Party in Philadelphia and New York in the early 1900s. This collection includes two typescripts of Caylor's autobiographical works, biographical writings about his brother Joseph E. Cohen (1893-1950), and assorted writings by other people relating to the utopian community of Arden, Delaware and the Center for Practical Politics.
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Caylor, George Nathan, 1855-1973 Adamič, Louis, 1899-1951 Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951 Cohen, Joseph E. Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 Golden, Clinton S. (Clinton Strong), 1888-1961 Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933 Newman, Pauline Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972
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Autobiographies Biographies (documents) Manuscripts (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1762-1832
Creator:
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
Extent: 9 boxes
The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
title
Vanuxem family papers
creator
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 57
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1762-1832
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The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824 Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 Francis Van Uxem, 1845-1940 Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886 Pierce family Vanuxem family Vanuxem, James‏ Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
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Biographies (documents) Business records Correspondence Ledgers (account books)