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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1764-ca. 1900
Extent: 2.125 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 volumes, and 1 oversized folder)
The Kaplan collection of Americana consists of account books, ciphering books, diaries, letter books, penmanship notebooks, and recipe books. There are also a selection of photographs from the educational department of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum.
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Arnold and Deanne Kaplan collection of Americana
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1094
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.125 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 volumes, and 1 oversized folder)
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1764-ca. 1900
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The Kaplan collection of Americana consists of account books, ciphering books, diaries, letter books, penmanship notebooks, and recipe books. There are also a selection of photographs from the educational department of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum.
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Bettle, Edward, 1803-1832 Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 Kaplan, Arnold Kaplan, Deanne
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Account books Copybooks Diaries Letter books Manuscripts, American Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1818-2000
(Bulk: 1907-1998)
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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Charlotte Cushman Club records
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1223
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
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1818-2000
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1907-1998
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Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876
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Account books Awards Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Engravings (prints) Minutes (Records) Photographs Plays (performed works) Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs