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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1821-1876
Creator:
Allen, George, 1808-1876
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
George Allen (1808-1876) was an educator, Episcopal clergy, and author. This small collection is comprised of both manuscript and printed material written or collected by George Allen. The material includes correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and syllabi pertaining to the study of French, Italian, Greek, and Latin literature, and English literature and drama. Also included is a bound manuscript titled "Lectures on Athenian Drama." Material related to the University of Pennsylvania includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and offprints. The collection also includes printed material, such as educational exercises and exams.
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George Allen notes and lectures
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Allen, George, 1808-1876
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1107
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1821-1876
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George Allen (1808-1876) was an educator, Episcopal clergy, and author. This small collection is comprised of both manuscript and printed material written or collected by George Allen. The material includes correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and syllabi pertaining to the study of French, Italian, Greek, and Latin literature, and English literature and drama. Also included is a bound manuscript titled "Lectures on Athenian Drama." Material related to the University of Pennsylvania includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and offprints. The collection also includes printed material, such as educational exercises and exams.
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Allen, George, 1808-1876 University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Lectures Manuscripts, American--19th century Notes
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1882-1932
Creator:
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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George William Brown research collection on 19th-century missionary work in India
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Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1033
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1882-1932
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George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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Lecture notes Lectures Maps (documents) Research notes Typescripts
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1929-1973
Creator:
Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974
Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who lectured on philosophy and worked extensively to translate Aristotle's Metaphysics, which remained unfinished at the time of his death. His work was continued by Hartley Burr Alexander, one of his students; and then by a number of Alexander's students, including Gordon A. Wilson (1906-1974), who appears to have completed the translation, just before his own death in 1974. This collection documents the work of Gordon A. Wilson and others in completing William Romaine Newbold's translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics. While the basis of almost all the work was the creation of Newbold, it appears that only a few items are in his original hand.
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Gordon A. Wilson notes and papers relating to the works of William Romaine Newbold
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Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974 Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1395
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1929-1973
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William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who lectured on philosophy and worked extensively to translate Aristotle's Metaphysics, which remained unfinished at the time of his death. His work was continued by Hartley Burr Alexander, one of his students; and then by a number of Alexander's students, including Gordon A. Wilson (1906-1974), who appears to have completed the translation, just before his own death in 1974. This collection documents the work of Gordon A. Wilson and others in completing William Romaine Newbold's translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics. While the basis of almost all the work was the creation of Newbold, it appears that only a few items are in his original hand.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974 Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926 Aristotle University of Pennsylvania. Department of Philosophy.
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Correspondence Lectures Manuscripts (documents) Translations (documents)
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1987-1988
Creator:
Bidwell, John, 1949-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
John Bidwell, currently the supervisor and Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at the Morgan Library, was the Rosenbach Fellow and Lecturer in 1988. This collection contains the typescript for John Bidwell's 1988 Rosenbach Lecture, titled "Papermaking in the Delaware Valley at the end of the 18th & the beginning of the 19th century."
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John Bidwell Rosenbach Lecture typescripts
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Bidwell, John, 1949-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1278
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1987-1988
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John Bidwell, currently the supervisor and Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at the Morgan Library, was the Rosenbach Fellow and Lecturer in 1988. This collection contains the typescript for John Bidwell's 1988 Rosenbach Lecture, titled "Papermaking in the Delaware Valley at the end of the 18th & the beginning of the 19th century."
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1980s
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English
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Bidwell, John, 1949- A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography Fund. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Lecture notes Lectures
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1908-1980
Creator:
Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
Extent: 37 linear feet (37 boxes)
John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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John W. Mauchly papers
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 925
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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37 linear feet (37 boxes)
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1908-1980
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John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980 Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995 Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.). Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics. Moore School of Electrical Engineering. Remington Rand, Inc. Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division. United States. Army. Ordnance Corps. Univac Applications Research Center. University of Pennsylvania. Ursinus College.
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Business records Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Family papers Financial records Lectures Notes Patents Publications (document genre) Research notes School records Writings (document genre)
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1935-2008
Creator:
Meyer, Leonard B.
Extent: 7 linear feet (18 boxes)
Leonard B. Meyer (1918-2007) was a musicologist and composer who taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1975 to 1988. The papers, dating from 1935 to 2008, consist of correspondence with Meyer, drafts and notes for many of his works, research and teaching materials, musical compositions, and memorabilia.
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Leonard B. Meyer papers
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Meyer, Leonard B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 722
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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7 linear feet (18 boxes)
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1935-2008
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Leonard B. Meyer (1918-2007) was a musicologist and composer who taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1975 to 1988. The papers, dating from 1935 to 2008, consist of correspondence with Meyer, drafts and notes for many of his works, research and teaching materials, musical compositions, and memorabilia.
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Meyer, Leonard B. American Musicological Society. Barry, Barbara R. Butler, David, 1943- Cantrick, Robert Cumming, Naomi Eitan, Zohar, 1955- Frigyesi, Judit Knobloch, Ferdinand London, Justin Narmour, Eugene, 1939- Nattiez, Jean-Jacques, 1945- Rosner, Burton S. Skowron, Zbigniew‏ Swift, Richard, 1927-2003 Thomson, William, 1927-
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Articles Audiovisual materials Books Composition (artistic arrangement) Correspondence Interviews Lectures Memorabilia Photographs Research notes Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
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circa 1885-1921
Creator:
Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Morris Jastrow (1861-1921) was a professor of Semitic languages and librarian-in-chief at the University of Pennsylvania from 1885 to 1921. This collection contains lecture notes that likely come from a class taught by Morris Jastrow. These handwritten lecture notes discuss the contents, history and meaning of the Talmud, Hebrew festivals and worship sacrifice.
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Morris Jastrow lecture notes on the Talmud, Hebrew festivals, and worship sacrifice
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Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1294
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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circa 1885-1921
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Morris Jastrow (1861-1921) was a professor of Semitic languages and librarian-in-chief at the University of Pennsylvania from 1885 to 1921. This collection contains lecture notes that likely come from a class taught by Morris Jastrow. These handwritten lecture notes discuss the contents, history and meaning of the Talmud, Hebrew festivals and worship sacrifice.
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Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921 University of Pennsylvania.
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Lecture notes Lectures Manuscripts (document genre)
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1925-1964
Creator:
Bellet, Samuel, 1899-
Extent: 0.5 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Samuel Bellet (1902-1971) was a Philadelphia cardiologist who had an active career as a teacher, researcher, and clinician and was considered a pioneer in the study of arrhythmias. This collection contains a small group of material relating to his career and his involvement in the medical community in Philadelphia, as well as in the United States and in Israel.
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Samuel Bellet papers
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Bellet, Samuel, 1899-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1342
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1925-1964
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Samuel Bellet (1902-1971) was a Philadelphia cardiologist who had an active career as a teacher, researcher, and clinician and was considered a pioneer in the study of arrhythmias. This collection contains a small group of material relating to his career and his involvement in the medical community in Philadelphia, as well as in the United States and in Israel.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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Bellet, Samuel, 1899- Jefferson Medical College.
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Artifacts (object genre) Certificates Lectures School yearbooks Writings (documents)
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1910-1946
Creator:
Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Walter Woodburn Hyde (1870-1966) was a professor of Greek and ancient history at the University of Pennsylvania from 1910 to 1940. This collection contains lectures and writings, largely from Hyde's time at the University of Pennsylvania, all related to his professional work and interests in Greek and Roman history and religion, and Olympic victor statues.
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Walter Woodburn Hyde papers
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Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1387
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1910-1946
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Walter Woodburn Hyde (1870-1966) was a professor of Greek and ancient history at the University of Pennsylvania from 1910 to 1940. This collection contains lectures and writings, largely from Hyde's time at the University of Pennsylvania, all related to his professional work and interests in Greek and Roman history and religion, and Olympic victor statues.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966 University of Pennsylvania.
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Drafts (documents) Lecture notes Lectures Writings (documents)
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1755-1803
Creator:
Smith, William, 1727-1803
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Personal and professional papers of William Smith, the University of Pennsylvania's first provost, covering the years 1755 to 1803.
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William Smith papers
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Smith, William, 1727-1803
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 599
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1755-1803
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Personal and professional papers of William Smith, the University of Pennsylvania's first provost, covering the years 1755 to 1803.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s
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Smith, William, 1727-1803 College, Academy, and Charitable Schools of Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Lecture notes Lectures Legal documents Minutes (administrative records) Sermons Speeches
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