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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
extent
0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
inclusive date
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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
title
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: 2019-03-27
1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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Otto Albrecht papers
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
inclusive date
1870-1984
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1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-01-30
circa 1905-1987
Creator:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Extent: 197 boxes
Comprising nineteen series, the Mumford papers provide extensive documentation of Mumford's professional life over a period of approximately seventy years. Predominant are correspondence and drafts of and notes for Mumford's writings, which include publications of over forty books and pamphlets and approximately one thousand articles and book reviews.
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Lewis Mumford papers
creator
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 2
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
197 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1905-1987
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Comprising nineteen series, the Mumford papers provide extensive documentation of Mumford's professional life over a period of approximately seventy years. Predominant are correspondence and drafts of and notes for Mumford's writings, which include publications of over forty books and pamphlets and approximately one thousand articles and book reviews.
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
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Articles Biographies Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Pamphlets Photographs Plays (performed works) Scripts Writings (documents)
Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-11-15
1946-2016
Creator:
International Communication Association., Creator
Extent: 25 linear feet (60 boxes)
Originally established in 1950 as the National Society for the Study of Communication, the International Communication Association (ICA) has grown to be the largest worldwide academic organization devoted to the systematic study of communication. The collection is composed primarily of administrative records created and/or collected by various officers from 1946 to 2016, and serves to document the association’s development over the years. Materials include correspondence, board meeting minutes and reports, bylaws and constitutions, conference proceedings, division records, financial records, membership records, and publication records.
title
International Communication Association records
creator
International Communication Association., Creator
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PU-AC.ICA.01
repository
University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives
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25 linear feet (60 boxes)
inclusive date
1946-2016
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Originally established in 1950 as the National Society for the Study of Communication, the International Communication Association (ICA) has grown to be the largest worldwide academic organization devoted to the systematic study of communication. The collection is composed primarily of administrative records created and/or collected by various officers from 1946 to 2016, and serves to document the association’s development over the years. Materials include correspondence, board meeting minutes and reports, bylaws and constitutions, conference proceedings, division records, financial records, membership records, and publication records.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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International Communication Association. International Communication Association. National Communication Association. National Society for the Study of Communication. Speech Association of America. Speech Communication Association.
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Administrative records Agendas (administrative records) Annual reports Bylaws (administrative records) Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Financial records Minutes (administrative records) Newsletters Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-11-14
1903-2013
(Bulk: 1955-2012)
Creator:
Dies, Harold, 1914-2012
Extent: 9 linear feet (9 boxes)
Harold Dies (1914-2012) was a trustee of the Dreiser Trust from its establishment following Helen Dreiser's death in 1955 to his own death in 2012. The Dreiser Trust managed the income and approved contracts for sale of Theodore Dreiser's published works. This collection documents Harold Dies' work with the Dreiser trust and includes financial information; agreements, copyright, correspondence, and royalty statements relating to the works of Helen Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser (bulk), and Paul Dresser; correspondence relating to the Trust and the estates of family members; legal and court records relating to estates of family members; some personal material of Harold Dies and members of the Dreiser family (including Gertrude A. Hopkins Dorn (niece of Theodore Dreiser), Helen Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser, Vera Dreiser, and Paul Dresser (brother of Theodore Dreiser)); and publications using Dreiser material or Dreiser-inspired content.
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Harold Dies papers relating to the Dreiser Trust
creator
Dies, Harold, 1914-2012
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1369
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
9 linear feet (9 boxes)
inclusive date
1903-2013
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1955-2012
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Harold Dies (1914-2012) was a trustee of the Dreiser Trust from its establishment following Helen Dreiser's death in 1955 to his own death in 2012. The Dreiser Trust managed the income and approved contracts for sale of Theodore Dreiser's published works. This collection documents Harold Dies' work with the Dreiser trust and includes financial information; agreements, copyright, correspondence, and royalty statements relating to the works of Helen Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser (bulk), and Paul Dresser; correspondence relating to the Trust and the estates of family members; legal and court records relating to estates of family members; some personal material of Harold Dies and members of the Dreiser family (including Gertrude A. Hopkins Dorn (niece of Theodore Dreiser), Helen Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser, Vera Dreiser, and Paul Dresser (brother of Theodore Dreiser)); and publications using Dreiser material or Dreiser-inspired content.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Dies, Harold, 1914-2012 Dreiser Trust. Dreiser, Helen Patges, -1955 Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 Dreiser, Vera Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906
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Agreements Correspondence Estate records Family papers Financial records Legal documents Royalty statements
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-10-24
circa 1916-2007
Creator:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Extent: 48 boxes
Papers supplementing the Marian Anderson Papers, comprising correspondence (general and fan mail); business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel DePreist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher; Anderson's notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
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Marian Anderson supplementary papers
creator
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 708
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
48 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1916-2007
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Papers supplementing the Marian Anderson Papers, comprising correspondence (general and fan mail); business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel DePreist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher; Anderson's notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Anderson, Alyse, 1899-1965 Anderson, Anna D. (Anna Delilah) DePreist, Ethel Anderson, 1902-1990 DePreist, James, 1936 - Hurok Concerts, Inc..
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Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Scrapbooks Speeches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-06-21
1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
Creator:
Biddle family.
Extent: 14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family papers
creator
Biddle family.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1351
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
inclusive date
1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
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The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family. Barclay, John, 1749-1816 Biddle, Alfred Alexander, 1885-1967 Biddle, Arthur, 1852-1897 Biddle, Christine Williams, -1861 Biddle, Edith F. Biddle, George W. (George Washington), 1818-1897 Biddle, Gertrude Heckscher, 1894-1942 Biddle, Julia, 1819-1896 Biddle, Julia, 1858-1952 Biddle, Julian Cornell, 1890-1917 Biddle, Maria Cox McMurtrie, 1818-1901 Biddle, Thomas, 1776-1857 Biddle, Thomas, 1814-1888 Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 Thos. A. Biddle & Co. University of Pennsylvania. Yale University.
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Business records Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Military records Photographs School records Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2018-06-01
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
creator
Winston, Clement Winston, Sophie Zion, 1902-1986
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1344
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6.5 linear feet (7 boxes )
inclusive date
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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-05-31
1920-2001
Creator:
Wolfert family
Extent: 33 linear feet (35 boxes)
This collection includes material related to the lives and work of Helen (1901-1985), Ira (1908-1997), and Michael Wolfert (1936-2001). It contains correspondence between the family and others; manuscripts by all three subjects, as well as others; financial documents; personal documents; photos taken by and of the family; newspaper clippings collected by Helen and Ira; and notes and miscellanea from all three subjects.
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Helen, Ira, and Michael Wolfert papers
creator
Wolfert family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1313
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
33 linear feet (35 boxes)
inclusive date
1920-2001
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This collection includes material related to the lives and work of Helen (1901-1985), Ira (1908-1997), and Michael Wolfert (1936-2001). It contains correspondence between the family and others; manuscripts by all three subjects, as well as others; financial documents; personal documents; photos taken by and of the family; newspaper clippings collected by Helen and Ira; and notes and miscellanea from all three subjects.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Wolfert family Wolfert, Helen X. Herschdorfer -- Archives Wolfert, Ira, 1908-1997 -- Archives Wolfert, Michael
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Family papers Financial records Negatives (photographic) Notes Photographs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2018-03-29
1972-2017, undated
Creator:
Teacher, Stuart
Extent: 7 linear feet (10 containers)
This 46-item collection (1972-2017, undated) consists of documents and artifacts identified by Stuart Teacher as significant to the history of Running Press. Founded by brothers Stuart and Lawrence Teacher in Philadelphia in 1972, Running Press grew to be one of the most successful independent publishers in the nation by the mid-1980s. This collection represents, in the words of Stuart Teacher, "two parallel themes" in the company's history: a creativity-centric publishing philosophy and a strong, collaborative employee culture.
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Stuart Teacher collection of significant items in the history of Running Press
creator
Teacher, Stuart
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1333
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7 linear feet (10 containers)
inclusive date
1972-2017, undated
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This 46-item collection (1972-2017, undated) consists of documents and artifacts identified by Stuart Teacher as significant to the history of Running Press. Founded by brothers Stuart and Lawrence Teacher in Philadelphia in 1972, Running Press grew to be one of the most successful independent publishers in the nation by the mid-1980s. This collection represents, in the words of Stuart Teacher, "two parallel themes" in the company's history: a creativity-centric publishing philosophy and a strong, collaborative employee culture.
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Teacher, Stuart Running Press Teacher, Lawrence, -2014
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Appointment books Business records Financial records Legal documents Minutes (Records)
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Date added: 2018-02-22
circa 1820-2004
Creator:
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
Extent: 58 boxes
Correspondence and business records supplementing the main collection of records. These supplementary records include applications for membership; minutes for the committees on admissions and relief and for the Musical Fund Hall; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982), including material relating to performances of soprano Jenny Lind; financial records; correspondence; histories; memorabilia; and late 20th-century records of annual meetings, special and standing committees, and the Musical Fund Society Foundation. The supplementary records cover the same years as and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 90, Musical Society Fund of Philadelphia Records.
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia supplementary records
creator
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 513
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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58 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1820-2004
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Correspondence and business records supplementing the main collection of records. These supplementary records include applications for membership; minutes for the committees on admissions and relief and for the Musical Fund Hall; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982), including material relating to performances of soprano Jenny Lind; financial records; correspondence; histories; memorabilia; and late 20th-century records of annual meetings, special and standing committees, and the Musical Fund Society Foundation. The supplementary records cover the same years as and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 90, Musical Society Fund of Philadelphia Records.
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia. Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 Carr, Benjamin, 1768-1831
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Concert programs Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Estate records Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Memorabilia Reports
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Date added: 2018-02-01
1912-1984
(Bulk: 1933-1972)
Creator:
Colum, Mary
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Extent: 7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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Padraic and Mary Colum papers
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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 989
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
inclusive date
1912-1984
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1933-1972
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Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 Greene, Emmet, 1915-1984 United States. War Shipping Administration. Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978
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Biographies Correspondence Drafts (documents) Estate records Financial records Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memoirs Photographs Poems Printed ephemera Typescripts
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Date added: 2018-02-01
1875-1997
Creator:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
Extent: 23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers
creator
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 958
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1875-1997
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The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997 Morss, Alison Mumford, 1935-1993 Mumford, Geddes, 1925-1944
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Glass plate negatives Ledgers (account books) Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Research notes Typescripts Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2018-02-01
circa 1900-1993
Creator:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Extent: 450 boxes
The Marian Anderson Papers are comprised of correspondence; business records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; programs and publicity materials; awards and honorary degrees; clippings; scrapbooks; memorabilia; and some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel De Preist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher.
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Marian Anderson papers
creator
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 200
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
450 boxes
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circa 1900-1993
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The Marian Anderson Papers are comprised of correspondence; business records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; programs and publicity materials; awards and honorary degrees; clippings; scrapbooks; memorabilia; and some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel De Preist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher.
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English
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
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Concert programs Contracts Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2018-01-30
1770-1891, circa 1932
Creator:
Levis, Samuel Garret, 1812-1891
Lobb, Isaac
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Beginning in the late eighteenth century, the Levis family of Delaware County, Pennsylvania owned and operated mills, manufacturing first paper and then cotton. This collection of Levis family papers contains a variety of documents including correspondence, bills, contracts, estate records and newspaper clippings, dating from 1770 to around 1932. When possible, the papers have been arranged by the creator of the material, or the Levis family member to whom they most directly relate.
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Levis family papers
creator
Levis, Samuel Garret, 1812-1891 Lobb, Isaac
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1282
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet
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1770-1891, circa 1932
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Beginning in the late eighteenth century, the Levis family of Delaware County, Pennsylvania owned and operated mills, manufacturing first paper and then cotton. This collection of Levis family papers contains a variety of documents including correspondence, bills, contracts, estate records and newspaper clippings, dating from 1770 to around 1932. When possible, the papers have been arranged by the creator of the material, or the Levis family member to whom they most directly relate.
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Levis, Samuel Garret, 1812-1891 Lobb, Isaac Samuel G. Levis & Son.
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Business records Clippings (information artifacts) Estate inventories Estate records Family papers Financial records Invitations Ledgers (account books) Legal documents Receipts (financial records)
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Date added: 2018-01-18
1930-1994
Creator:
Dresden, Mark J.
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Mark Jan Dresden (1911-1986) was a Dutch-American Iranist who studied Indology. He taught Persian and Old and Middle Iranian Languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1949 until his retirement in 1977. Dresden’s work on Khotanese, Persian and Iranian languages and texts is widely published. This collection, dating from 1930 to 1994 contains correspondence, ephemera, event files, lectures, financial documents, funding and grants files, project files, research and writing, and personal documents.
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Mark J. Dresden papers
creator
Dresden, Mark J.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1200
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.4 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
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1930-1994
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Mark Jan Dresden (1911-1986) was a Dutch-American Iranist who studied Indology. He taught Persian and Old and Middle Iranian Languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1949 until his retirement in 1977. Dresden’s work on Khotanese, Persian and Iranian languages and texts is widely published. This collection, dating from 1930 to 1994 contains correspondence, ephemera, event files, lectures, financial documents, funding and grants files, project files, research and writing, and personal documents.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Dresden, Mark J. University of Pennsylvania. Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations.
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Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Photograph albums Research notes Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2018-01-18
1880-1924
Creator:
A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm).
Extent: 0.3 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1880-1924) contains documents that relate to the business dealings of A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited, a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The bulk of the collection consists of invoices charged by A. & W. MacKinlay to H & A. Locke or to D. Y. Stewart and Son, two regional businesses. A few pieces of business correspondence are also included, along with a pair of ledger books which were printed and sold by A. & W. MacKinlay, but which contain the handwritten financial accounts of two unidentified businesses.
title
A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited collection
creator
A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm).
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1336
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.3 linear feet (1 box)
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1880-1924
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This collection (1880-1924) contains documents that relate to the business dealings of A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited, a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The bulk of the collection consists of invoices charged by A. & W. MacKinlay to H & A. Locke or to D. Y. Stewart and Son, two regional businesses. A few pieces of business correspondence are also included, along with a pair of ledger books which were printed and sold by A. & W. MacKinlay, but which contain the handwritten financial accounts of two unidentified businesses.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm). A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm). D. Y. Stewart & Son (Firm). H. & A. Locke (Firm). MacKinlay, Andrew, 1800-1867
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Business records Correspondence Financial records Invoices Ledgers (account books)
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Date added: 2018-01-10
1925-1928
Creator:
Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan appears to have been guided by Charles B. Lewis, whose titles included "Imperial Representative" and "State Director Reclamation and Extension," and who operated out of Syracuse New York. This collection contains bulletins, newsletters, and correspondence relating to the "Realm of New York," specific records of the Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, and Pro-Klan literature relating to the Ku Klux Klan, generally.
title
Ku Klux Klan material from Maine, New York
creator
Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1338
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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1925-1928
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abstract/scope/contents
The Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan appears to have been guided by Charles B. Lewis, whose titles included "Imperial Representative" and "State Director Reclamation and Extension," and who operated out of Syracuse New York. This collection contains bulletins, newsletters, and correspondence relating to the "Realm of New York," specific records of the Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, and Pro-Klan literature relating to the Ku Klux Klan, generally.
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1920s
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English
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Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969 Ku Klux Klan (1915-). Lewis, Charles B. Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
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Brochures Correspondence Financial records Newsletters Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-30
1914-1922
Creator:
Schrecker, Paul, 1889-
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (3 boxes)
Paul Schrecker (1889-1963) was a philosopher and professor. There is little information on Schrecker's life during World War I, except that he appears to have been a civilian in Vienna. This collection documents a Viennese citizen's home front experience during World War I. Shrecker saved ephemeral material relating to German propaganda, German efforts to finance the war, German war heroes and memorialization of Germany's participation in World War I, prisoner of war experiences, and rationing, as well as election material from 1919.
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Paul Schrecker collection of Austrian World War I ephemera and publications
creator
Schrecker, Paul, 1889-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1337
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (3 boxes)
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1914-1922
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abstract/scope/contents
Paul Schrecker (1889-1963) was a philosopher and professor. There is little information on Schrecker's life during World War I, except that he appears to have been a civilian in Vienna. This collection documents a Viennese citizen's home front experience during World War I. Shrecker saved ephemeral material relating to German propaganda, German efforts to finance the war, German war heroes and memorialization of Germany's participation in World War I, prisoner of war experiences, and rationing, as well as election material from 1919.
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1910s 1920s
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German
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Schrecker, Paul, 1889- Deutsches Rotes Kreuz.
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Financial records Maps (documents) Newspapers Picture postcards Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-28
1785-1982
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
Extent: 103 boxes
The collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
title
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture records
creator
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 92
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
103 boxes
inclusive date
1785-1982
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abstract/scope/contents
The collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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language_facet
English
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Administrative records Correspondence Financial records Memoirs Memorabilia Minutes (Records)
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Date added: 2017-11-14
1892-1968
Creator:
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
Extent: 40 boxes
Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
title
Wanda Gág papers
creator
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 310
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
40 boxes
inclusive date
1892-1968
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abstract/scope/contents
Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Photographs Prints Watercolors (paintings) Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-13
1980-2011
Creator:
Luber, Gilbert, -1999
Luber, Shirley
Extent: 0.5 linear foot ((1 box))
Gilbert Luber (1918-1999) and his wife Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980 to 2000. They also founded and ran the Japan Group II, an interest group relating to the arts and culture of Japan. This collection documents the administration of the Japan Group II and includes records relating to event planning, financial planning, group chronology, legal records, meeting minutes, member obituaries, membership lists, newsletters, notices and group correspondence, and photographs.
title
Luber collection of Japan Group II material
creator
Luber, Gilbert, -1999 Luber, Shirley
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1326
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear foot ((1 box))
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1980-2011
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Gilbert Luber (1918-1999) and his wife Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980 to 2000. They also founded and ran the Japan Group II, an interest group relating to the arts and culture of Japan. This collection documents the administration of the Japan Group II and includes records relating to event planning, financial planning, group chronology, legal records, meeting minutes, member obituaries, membership lists, newsletters, notices and group correspondence, and photographs.
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1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Luber, Gilbert, -1999 Luber, Shirley Japan Group II.
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Financial records Legal documents Membership lists Newsletters Photographs
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Date added: 2017-08-10
1856-1945
Creator:
Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945
Extent: 7.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, an expert on Shakespeare, and an author of scholarly works on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature. This collection documents Schelling's life as a student, a professor, a scholar, and an author. It also documents the University of Pennsylvania through the eyes of an individual who was a student and a faculty member over a period of more than fifty years.
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Felix E. Schelling papers
creator
Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1118
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1856-1945
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Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, an expert on Shakespeare, and an author of scholarly works on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature. This collection documents Schelling's life as a student, a professor, a scholar, and an author. It also documents the University of Pennsylvania through the eyes of an individual who was a student and a faculty member over a period of more than fifty years.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945 Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861-1944 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Financial records Printed ephemera Research notes Scrapbooks Speeches Theater programs Writings (document genre)
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