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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1974-1984
Extent: 41 boxes
Materials, including administrative records and minutes; staff information; project files; publications; slides and audio recordings from presentations and events; and reference materials. Collection documents the activities of a coordinating committee created by the Southeastern Region of the Pennsylvania Department of Health to maintain communication between government agencies and local women’s activist organizations focusing on health issues and spun off as an independent organization in 1978. Also includes information on the professional activities of the committee’s director, JoAnne Fischer Wolf, who was special consultant to the governor on women and health.
title
Women's Health Concerns Committee records
creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 588
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
41 boxes
inclusive date
1974-1984
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abstract/scope/contents
Materials, including administrative records and minutes; staff information; project files; publications; slides and audio recordings from presentations and events; and reference materials. Collection documents the activities of a coordinating committee created by the Southeastern Region of the Pennsylvania Department of Health to maintain communication between government agencies and local women’s activist organizations focusing on health issues and spun off as an independent organization in 1978. Also includes information on the professional activities of the committee’s director, JoAnne Fischer Wolf, who was special consultant to the governor on women and health.
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1970s 1980s
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English
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Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010 Wolf, JoAnne Fischer
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Tape reels
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1822-1865
(Bulk: 1845-1855)
Creator:
Wistar and Horner Museum., Creator
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Wistar and Horner Museum was originally founded as the Wistar Museum in the early 19th century by Caspar Wistar, chair of the Department of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. In 1818, shortly before his death, Wistar appointed William Edmonds Horner, Dean of the Medical Faculty and professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania, as curator of the Wistar Museum. At that time, the combined collections of Wistar and Horner became known as the Wistar and Horner Museum. Dr. Joseph Leidy succeeded Horner as curator of the museum in 1847, and contributed hundreds of anatomical, botanical, and animal specimens to the museum collections. The Wistar and Horner Museum records date from 1822 to 1865, and consist of materials relating to museum collections, finances, funding, and curatorial activities; as well as Horner’s dissecting class at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection documents the evolution, management, finances, and curatorial and collecting activities of a university museum.
title
Wistar and Horner Museum records
creator
Wistar and Horner Museum., Creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1117
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1822-1865
bulk date
1845-1855
abstract/scope/contents
The Wistar and Horner Museum was originally founded as the Wistar Museum in the early 19th century by Caspar Wistar, chair of the Department of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. In 1818, shortly before his death, Wistar appointed William Edmonds Horner, Dean of the Medical Faculty and professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania, as curator of the Wistar Museum. At that time, the combined collections of Wistar and Horner became known as the Wistar and Horner Museum. Dr. Joseph Leidy succeeded Horner as curator of the museum in 1847, and contributed hundreds of anatomical, botanical, and animal specimens to the museum collections. The Wistar and Horner Museum records date from 1822 to 1865, and consist of materials relating to museum collections, finances, funding, and curatorial activities; as well as Horner’s dissecting class at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection documents the evolution, management, finances, and curatorial and collecting activities of a university museum.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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1840s 1850s
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English
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Wistar and Horner Museum. Horner, William E. (William Edmonds), 1793-1853 Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891 University of Pennsylvania. Department of Anatomy.
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Correspondence Financial records Notebooks Reports
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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)
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1976-1994
Creator:
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia.
Extent: 5 linear feet
The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia is the only non-profit home care health agency in Philadelphia that serves the entire geographic area. These records consist of cost studies for the delivery of home care, reports to the National League of Nursing and other organizations, internal office files, and annual reports.
title
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia records
creator
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia.
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PU-N.MC 38
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
5 linear feet
inclusive date
1976-1994
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia is the only non-profit home care health agency in Philadelphia that serves the entire geographic area. These records consist of cost studies for the delivery of home care, reports to the National League of Nursing and other organizations, internal office files, and annual reports.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia. Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia.
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Administrative records Financial records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1890-1965 (bulk dates 1897-1955)
Creator:
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
Extent: 244 linear feet (503 boxes)
Contains 22 series, including correspondence (118 boxes); legal matters (7 boxes); writings (260 boxes), comprising books, essays, short stories, poems, plays, screenplays, radio scripts, addresses, lectures, interviews, introductions, and prefaces; journals edited by Dreiser (6 boxes); notes (9 boxes); diaries (5 boxes); biographical material (1 box); memorabilia (41 boxes), comprising scrapbooks, photographs, art work, promotional material, postcards, and miscellanea; financial records (5 boxes); clippings (23 boxes); works by others (12 boxes); and oversize materials (2 boxes). Also includes materials regarding various family members: brother Paul Dresser (8 boxes of correspondence, sheet music and lyric sheets, clippings and memorabilia, and two plays written by Dresser); second wife Helen Dreiser (4 boxes of diaries and other writings); and niece Vera Dreiser (2 boxes of correspondence).
title
Theodore Dreiser papers
creator
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 30
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
244 linear feet (503 boxes)
inclusive date
circa 1890-1965 (bulk dates 1897-1955)
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abstract/scope/contents
Contains 22 series, including correspondence (118 boxes); legal matters (7 boxes); writings (260 boxes), comprising books, essays, short stories, poems, plays, screenplays, radio scripts, addresses, lectures, interviews, introductions, and prefaces; journals edited by Dreiser (6 boxes); notes (9 boxes); diaries (5 boxes); biographical material (1 box); memorabilia (41 boxes), comprising scrapbooks, photographs, art work, promotional material, postcards, and miscellanea; financial records (5 boxes); clippings (23 boxes); works by others (12 boxes); and oversize materials (2 boxes). Also includes materials regarding various family members: brother Paul Dresser (8 boxes of correspondence, sheet music and lyric sheets, clippings and memorabilia, and two plays written by Dresser); second wife Helen Dreiser (4 boxes of diaries and other writings); and niece Vera Dreiser (2 boxes of correspondence).
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English
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Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
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Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Correspondence Diaries Essays Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Plays (performed works) Poems Short stories, American--19th century Speeches Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
title
Stuart Teacher collection of significant items in the history of Running Press
creator
Teacher, Stuart
id
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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abstract/scope/contents
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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English
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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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1897-1964
(Bulk: 1947-1964)
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Evans Dental Institute, today known as the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, was founded in 1878 as the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. The Stomatological Society was a professional organization based within the school, active in the middle of the twentieth century, that served to further the knowledge and interests of dentists and dental students. The collection is comprised of papers used by officers of the Stomatological Society to manage the organization. Financial documents, membership applications, secretary and treasurer's ledgers and a small amount of memorabilia comprise the bulk of the collection.
title
Stomatological Society of Evans Dental Institute records
creator
University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1008
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1897-1964
bulk date
1947-1964
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The Evans Dental Institute, today known as the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, was founded in 1878 as the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. The Stomatological Society was a professional organization based within the school, active in the middle of the twentieth century, that served to further the knowledge and interests of dentists and dental students. The collection is comprised of papers used by officers of the Stomatological Society to manage the organization. Financial documents, membership applications, secretary and treasurer's ledgers and a small amount of memorabilia comprise the bulk of the collection.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Correspondence Financial records Membership lists
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1894-1973
Creator:
Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia.
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
The Starr Centre was a settlement house with an extensive array of programs in South Philadelphia and Germantown. Through its Medical Department and a cooperative agreement (later a merger) with the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, the Starr Centre provided home health care to Philadelphia's African American and immigrant communities. This collection contains the agency's administrative records documenting its long history of service, as well as photographs, artifacts, and scrapbooks.
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Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia
creator
Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia.
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PU-N.MC 9
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
5.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1894-1973
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abstract/scope/contents
The Starr Centre was a settlement house with an extensive array of programs in South Philadelphia and Germantown. Through its Medical Department and a cooperative agreement (later a merger) with the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia, the Starr Centre provided home health care to Philadelphia's African American and immigrant communities. This collection contains the agency's administrative records documenting its long history of service, as well as photographs, artifacts, and scrapbooks.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia. Starr Centre Association of Philadelphia. Starr, Theodore, 1841-1884
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Administrative records Financial records Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1874-1877
Creator:
Order of the Sovereigns of Industry.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Order of the Sovereigns of Industry was a consumer cooperative which ran from 1874 to 1880 through a network of councils across New England and the Upper Midwest. With the goal of lowering living costs for the economically exploited laboring class, the Sovereigns of Industry worked with retailers to offer discounts to its members on a variety of goods. This collection contains letters, pamphlets and administrative documents mostly relating to the Subordinate Council of the Order which was based in Philadelphia. These papers highlight the nature of communication between the Order’s subgroups and its National Council and generally provide insight into late nineteenth century union operation.
title
Sovereigns of Industry records
creator
Order of the Sovereigns of Industry.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1123
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1874-1877
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abstract/scope/contents
The Order of the Sovereigns of Industry was a consumer cooperative which ran from 1874 to 1880 through a network of councils across New England and the Upper Midwest. With the goal of lowering living costs for the economically exploited laboring class, the Sovereigns of Industry worked with retailers to offer discounts to its members on a variety of goods. This collection contains letters, pamphlets and administrative documents mostly relating to the Subordinate Council of the Order which was based in Philadelphia. These papers highlight the nature of communication between the Order’s subgroups and its National Council and generally provide insight into late nineteenth century union operation.
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1870s
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English
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Order of the Sovereigns of Industry. Byrnes, J. F. Order of the Sovereigns of Industry.
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Constitutions Correspondence Financial records Minutes (administrative records) Promotional materials
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1662-1977
(Bulk: 1685-1715)
Creator:
Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730
Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
Extent: 1 box
This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
title
Southwell family papers on Ireland
creator
Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1084
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 box
inclusive date
1662-1977
bulk date
1685-1715
abstract/scope/contents
This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s
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English
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702 Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717 Van Homrigh, Bartholomew, -1703
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Correspondence Financial records Petitions
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
inclusive date
1875-1997
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abstract/scope/contents
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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1973-2003
Creator:
Singing Horse Press.
Extent: 11 boxes
The collection comprises correspondence and publication materials for works of poetry published by Singing Horse Press.
title
Singing Horse Press supplementary records
creator
Singing Horse Press.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 609
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
11 boxes
inclusive date
1973-2003
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises correspondence and publication materials for works of poetry published by Singing Horse Press.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Singing Horse Press. Ott, Gil, (Gilbert Frederic), 1950-2004
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts for publication
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1972-2008
(Bulk: 1978-1995)
Creator:
Running Press
Extent: 58 boxes
The Running Press Records are the institutional records of the Philadelphia based publisher which follow the growth and development of the company from its establishment in the early 1970s to 2008, six years after the company’s acquisition by the Perseus Book Group.
title
Running Press records
creator
Running Press
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 727
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
58 boxes
inclusive date
1972-2008
bulk date
1978-1995
abstract/scope/contents
The Running Press Records are the institutional records of the Philadelphia based publisher which follow the growth and development of the company from its establishment in the early 1970s to 2008, six years after the company’s acquisition by the Perseus Book Group.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Running Press
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1908-2003
Creator:
Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-, Musician
Extent: 76 linear feet (178 boxes)
Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was an American classical pianist known as one of the 20th century’s greatest soloists and for fostering a vibrant culture of chamber music via the Marlboro Music School and Festival. The papers consist mainly of materials collected by Serkin himself (including his personal correspondence, performance records, papers relating to Marlboro, Curtis Institute of Music, and the Institute for Young Performing Musicians) as well as a small amount of related material added by his wife and his biographers.
title
Rudolf Serkin papers
creator
Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-, Musician
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 813
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
76 linear feet (178 boxes)
inclusive date
1908-2003
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abstract/scope/contents
Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was an American classical pianist known as one of the 20th century’s greatest soloists and for fostering a vibrant culture of chamber music via the Marlboro Music School and Festival. The papers consist mainly of materials collected by Serkin himself (including his personal correspondence, performance records, papers relating to Marlboro, Curtis Institute of Music, and the Institute for Young Performing Musicians) as well as a small amount of related material added by his wife and his biographers.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Serkin, Rudolf, 1903- Curtis Institute of Music. Institute for Young Performing Musicians. Marlboro Music School and Festival.
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Administrative records Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1924-1950
(Bulk: 1924-1938)
Creator:
Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
The Princeton Community League Visting Nurse Committee collection includes administrative, financial, and miscellaneous records, primarily dating from the 1920s and 1930s. The collection documents the growth and expanded services of the Visiting Nurse Committee, the relations with Princeton Hospital, and other individuals and agencies concerned with public health in the early twentieth century.
title
Princeton Community League Visiting Nurse Committee records
creator
Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee.
id
PU-N.MC 3
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
0.2 linear feet
inclusive date
1924-1950
bulk date
1924-1938
abstract/scope/contents
The Princeton Community League Visting Nurse Committee collection includes administrative, financial, and miscellaneous records, primarily dating from the 1920s and 1930s. The collection documents the growth and expanded services of the Visiting Nurse Committee, the relations with Princeton Hospital, and other individuals and agencies concerned with public health in the early twentieth century.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee. Doody, Dennis W. Princeton Community League. Visiting Nurse Committee.
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Administrative records Financial records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1939-1998
Creator:
Physicians Forum.
Extent: 64 boxes
Administrative records, correspondence, and publications documenting the activities and policy concerns of the Physicians Forum, an organization of progressive doctors founded by Ernst P. Boas in New York City. Its advocacy on the national level encompassed numerous health issues, with particular focus on health insurance, discrimination in medicine, and resistance to McCarthyism.
title
Physicians Forum collection
creator
Physicians Forum.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 592
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
64 boxes
inclusive date
1939-1998
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abstract/scope/contents
Administrative records, correspondence, and publications documenting the activities and policy concerns of the Physicians Forum, an organization of progressive doctors founded by Ernst P. Boas in New York City. Its advocacy on the national level encompassed numerous health issues, with particular focus on health insurance, discrimination in medicine, and resistance to McCarthyism.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Physicians Forum. Boas, Ernst P., (Ernst Philip), 1891-1955 Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
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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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English
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Administrative records Correspondence Financial records Memoirs Memorabilia Minutes (Records)
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1948-1989
Creator:
Pennsylvania League for Nursing.
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
This collection documents the Pennsylvania League of Nursing's history. It includes board minutes, correspondence with affiliated agencies, educational fund files, newsletters and bulletins, and other materials documenting the League's activities.
title
Pennsylvania League For Nursing records
creator
Pennsylvania League for Nursing.
id
PU-N.MC 37
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
7.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1948-1989
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This collection documents the Pennsylvania League of Nursing's history. It includes board minutes, correspondence with affiliated agencies, educational fund files, newsletters and bulletins, and other materials documenting the League's activities.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Pennsylvania League for Nursing. Pennsylvania League for Nursing.
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Administrative records Financial records Slides (photographs)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
title
Paul Schrecker collection of Austrian World War I ephemera and publications
creator
Schrecker, Paul, 1889-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1337
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.8 linear foot (3 boxes)
inclusive date
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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1969-2002
Creator:
Painted Bride Art Center.
Extent: 223 boxes
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
title
Painted Bride Art Center records
creator
Painted Bride Art Center.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 516
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
223 boxes
inclusive date
1969-2002
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abstract/scope/contents
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Painted Bride Art Center.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Photographs Sound recordings Video cassettes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
title
Padraic and Mary Colum papers
creator
Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
id
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
bulk date
1933-1972
abstract/scope/contents
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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
title
Otto Albrecht papers
creator
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
id
PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 513
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
58 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1820-2004
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abstract/scope/contents
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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English
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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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1820-1994
Creator:
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
Extent: 126 boxes
The correspondence and business records of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia contain minutes of its earliest meetings; the membership, repertoire, and organization of its orchestra and chorus; information regarding financial relief afforded to its professional members and their families; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982); committee files; financial records; photographs of portraits painted by John Clarendon Darley, Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Charles Willson Peale, and others; and administrative records for the Musical Fund Society Foundation, a separate corporation formed in 1983.
title
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia records
creator
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 90
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
126 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1820-1994
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abstract/scope/contents
The correspondence and business records of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia contain minutes of its earliest meetings; the membership, repertoire, and organization of its orchestra and chorus; information regarding financial relief afforded to its professional members and their families; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982); committee files; financial records; photographs of portraits painted by John Clarendon Darley, Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Charles Willson Peale, and others; and administrative records for the Musical Fund Society Foundation, a separate corporation formed in 1983.
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English
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia. Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 Carr, Benjamin, 1768-1831
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Legal documents Memorabilia Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
circa 1900-1991
(Bulk: 1905-1944)
Creator:
Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
Extent: 18 linear feet
The Methodist Episcopal Hospital was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It opened in 1892 and soon afterwards established a nursing school. This collection contains student nurse records from the early 20th century and financial records from the World War II period.
title
Methodist Episcopal Hospital (Philadelphia) School of Nursing records
creator
Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
id
PU-N.MC 190
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
18 linear feet
inclusive date
circa 1900-1991
bulk date
1905-1944
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The Methodist Episcopal Hospital was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It opened in 1892 and soon afterwards established a nursing school. This collection contains student nurse records from the early 20th century and financial records from the World War II period.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses. Magilton, Jean Kunkle Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
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Financial records School records
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