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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-04-12
1841-1886
Creator:
Harrison, W. R.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
W.R. Harrison was a publisher's representative for A. S. Barnes & Co. and Mather, Case, Tiffany, & Burnham, who sold maps and textbooks to public and private schools and booksellers. This collection consists of a journal kept from October 14, 1841, to February 20, 1844, by W. R. Harrison as well as several items originally laid into the volume, including bills and receipts, a letter, and the lyrics to a few songs.
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W.R. Harrison private journal
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Harrison, W. R.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 497
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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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1841-1886
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W.R. Harrison was a publisher's representative for A. S. Barnes & Co. and Mather, Case, Tiffany, & Burnham, who sold maps and textbooks to public and private schools and booksellers. This collection consists of a journal kept from October 14, 1841, to February 20, 1844, by W. R. Harrison as well as several items originally laid into the volume, including bills and receipts, a letter, and the lyrics to a few songs.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Harrison, W. R. A.S. Barnes & Co.. Mather, Case, Tiffany & Burnham.
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Accounts Correspondence Diaries Maps (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-02-02
1945
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is composed of one volume of photos taken in India by a member of the Women's Auxiliary Corps (India), W.A.C. (I), in 1945. A majority of the photographs capture local sights, mostly in Dagshai, Delhi, and New Dehli.
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Women's Auxiliary Corps (India) World War II photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1154
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1945
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This collection is composed of one volume of photos taken in India by a member of the Women's Auxiliary Corps (India), W.A.C. (I), in 1945. A majority of the photographs capture local sights, mostly in Dagshai, Delhi, and New Dehli.
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Great Britain. Army. Women's Royal Army Corps.
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Maps (documents) Photograph albums Photographs Postcards
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
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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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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]
Date added: 2017-02-27
1914-1919
Creator:
Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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Frederick P. Lee collection of World War I ephemera
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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PUSp.Print Coll. 33
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear feet (1 box)
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1914-1919
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Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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1910s
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English
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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Calendars Maps (documents) Newspapers Pamphlets Postcards Posters Publications (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-07-29
1914-1918
Creator:
Vaes, Urbain J., 1896-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Urbain Ghislain Joseph Jean Vaes (1896-1967) was a Belgian professor of business who spent most of his career at the University of Louvain/Leuven. After completing his undergraduate studies at Louvain, he received a scholarship to move to Philadelphia to study business at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes materials relating to the German occupation of Belgium, likely collected by Vaes during the war.
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Urbain Vaes collection on the German occupation of Belgium
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Vaes, Urbain J., 1896-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1067
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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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1914-1918
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Urbain Ghislain Joseph Jean Vaes (1896-1967) was a Belgian professor of business who spent most of his career at the University of Louvain/Leuven. After completing his undergraduate studies at Louvain, he received a scholarship to move to Philadelphia to study business at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes materials relating to the German occupation of Belgium, likely collected by Vaes during the war.
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1910s
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French
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Vaes, Urbain J., 1896- Beyens, baron (Eugène-Napoléon), 1855-1934
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Leaflets (printed works) Maps (documents) Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-03-24
1848
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
Travel diary written by an unnamed Englishman recording his journey from Egypt to Jerusalem spanning one month in the spring of 1848. The volume contains detailed visual descriptions, societal observations, and personal perspectives of Cairo, the surrounding sights, and the journey from there to Jerusalem.
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Diary of a trip from Egypt and Jerusalem
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1030
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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1848
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Travel diary written by an unnamed Englishman recording his journey from Egypt to Jerusalem spanning one month in the spring of 1848. The volume contains detailed visual descriptions, societal observations, and personal perspectives of Cairo, the surrounding sights, and the journey from there to Jerusalem.
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Diaries Maps (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
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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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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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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