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Biddle Law Library: Rare Book Collection [Contact Us]
Date added: 2012-04-11
1768-1787, undated
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Criminal Court Records of Southeastern Pennsylvania
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PU-L.RBC.2011.002
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot
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1768-1787, undated
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1760s 1770s 1780s
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Chew, Benjamin
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Biddle Law Library: Manuscripts Collection [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-03-22
1779-1796
Creator:
Wilson , James, 1742-1798
Extent: 12 items
Born on September 14, 1742 in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland. Although James Wilson attended numerous universities while living Scotland, he never attained a degree. It was Wilson's pursuit of studying law that helped pave become a significant figure in American history. Wilson began studying law at the law office of John Dickinson. By 1766, Wilson attained the bar in Philadelphia and soon after opened his own practice in Reading. Wilson was fairly successful as a lawyer and he managed to amass a small fortune during this time. Wilson's greatest achievement in public life was his part in the establishment of the United States Constitution. He regularly advocated the idea that sovereignty resided in the people, that the President and members of both houses of Congress should be popularly elected. This small yet historically significant collection contains a select number of original documents that highlight the political and professional activities of James Wilson. The documents specifically reveal Wilson's achievements as a prominent American lawyer, politician, and businessman which helped solidify his legacy in early American history.
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James Wilson Documents
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Wilson , James, 1742-1798
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PU-L.MSS.016
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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12 items
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1779-1796
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Born on September 14, 1742 in Carskerdo, Fife, Scotland. Although James Wilson attended numerous universities while living Scotland, he never attained a degree. It was Wilson's pursuit of studying law that helped pave become a significant figure in American history. Wilson began studying law at the law office of John Dickinson. By 1766, Wilson attained the bar in Philadelphia and soon after opened his own practice in Reading. Wilson was fairly successful as a lawyer and he managed to amass a small fortune during this time. Wilson's greatest achievement in public life was his part in the establishment of the United States Constitution. He regularly advocated the idea that sovereignty resided in the people, that the President and members of both houses of Congress should be popularly elected. This small yet historically significant collection contains a select number of original documents that highlight the political and professional activities of James Wilson. The documents specifically reveal Wilson's achievements as a prominent American lawyer, politician, and businessman which helped solidify his legacy in early American history.
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Wilson , James, 1742-1798
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-10-31
1757-1795
(Bulk: 1785-1795)
Creator:
Martin, William, 1765-1798.,
Extent: 24 items
William Martin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1786, and established a practice in Georgetown, VA. Three years later he returned to Chester, PA where he continued his medical career. The William Martin Papers consist of miscellaneous manuscripts that were bound by his grandson, John Hill Martin, around 1865. The documents include legal cases, medical observations, correspondence, speeches, and literary extracts in Martin's handwriting.
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William Martin Papers
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Martin, William, 1765-1798.,
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UPT 50 M379
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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24 items
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1757-1795
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1785-1795
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William Martin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1786, and established a practice in Georgetown, VA. Three years later he returned to Chester, PA where he continued his medical career. The William Martin Papers consist of miscellaneous manuscripts that were bound by his grandson, John Hill Martin, around 1865. The documents include legal cases, medical observations, correspondence, speeches, and literary extracts in Martin's handwriting.
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Martin, William, 1765-1798. Martin, William, 1765-1798. Pennsylvania. Courts. -- General subdivision--History.; University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-11-01
1706-1968
Creator:
Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
Extent: 9 cubic feet
Josiah Harmar Penniman was the fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two parts, the professional and personal papers of Josiah H. Penniman and papers of his family, mainly, his father James Lanman Penniman, his mother Maria Davis Hosmer, and his brother James Hosmer Penniman.
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Josiah Harmar Penniman Papers
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Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
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UPT 50 P414
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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9 cubic feet
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1706-1968
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Josiah Harmar Penniman was the fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two parts, the professional and personal papers of Josiah H. Penniman and papers of his family, mainly, his father James Lanman Penniman, his mother Maria Davis Hosmer, and his brother James Hosmer Penniman.
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Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941 American Dialect Society. American Philosophical Society. American Society for the Advancement of Science. English Association of Great Britain. Hosmer, Maria Davis, 1830-1914 Modern Language Association of America. Penniman, Ida Jutte Penniman, James Hosmer, 1860-1931 Penniman, James Lanman,, 1832-1890 Pilgrams in London. Royal Societies Club. Society of Colonial Wars. Sons of the Revolution. The Pennsylvanian. University of Pennsylvania. Presidents. University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--History; Chronological subdivision--20th century.; Walther, Ida Jutte William Penn Charter School. Wood, Francis C., (Francis Clark.)
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-11-05
1726-1933
(Bulk: 1865-1913)
Creator:
Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
Extent: 2 cubic feet
John W. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1875, and went on to a career as an industry executive and capitalist as well as a local historian. The Townsend Collection contains documents ranging in date from 1726 to 1933. The vast majority of these items belonged to John W. Townsend. These papers trace local and national history through John W. Townsend's personal, family and business interests.
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Townsend Family Papers
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Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
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UPT 50 T752
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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2 cubic feet
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1726-1933
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1865-1913
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John W. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1875, and went on to a career as an industry executive and capitalist as well as a local historian. The Townsend Collection contains documents ranging in date from 1726 to 1933. The vast majority of these items belonged to John W. Townsend. These papers trace local and national history through John W. Townsend's personal, family and business interests.
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Townsend, John W., 1855-1939 Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 Cambria Steel Company. Glen Mills School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Holy Trinity Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- General subdivision--Assassination.; Rittenhouse Cricket Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Ship Tavern Farm (Chester County, Pa.). Townsend, John W., 1789-1874
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Clippings. Correspondence. Currency. Memorabilia. Photoprints. Scrapbooks.
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Date added: 2013-11-05
1787-1955
(Bulk: 1920-1955)
Creator:
Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957,
Extent: 5 cubic feet
Cornelius Weygandt attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his PhD in 1901. Weygandt had a fifty-five year career as a teacher in the Department of English at Penn, and also obtained literary success for his storytelling skills. The Cornelius Weygandt Papers document his literary efforts primarily from the 1920s to the 1950s. The majority of the collection contains unpublished of essays and books he had prepared and may have planned to publish.
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Cornelius Weygandt Papers
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Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957,
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UPT 50 W547.5
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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5 cubic feet
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1787-1955
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1920-1955
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Cornelius Weygandt attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his PhD in 1901. Weygandt had a fifty-five year career as a teacher in the Department of English at Penn, and also obtained literary success for his storytelling skills. The Cornelius Weygandt Papers document his literary efforts primarily from the 1920s to the 1950s. The majority of the collection contains unpublished of essays and books he had prepared and may have planned to publish.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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Weygandt, Cornelius, 1871-1957 University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-12-24
1681-1853
(Bulk: 1740-1820)
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. College of Arts and Sciences.
University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Secretary.
University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Treasurer.
University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
University of Pennsylvania.
Extent: 30 cubic feet
The General Administration Collection Pre-1820 documents the institutional and education activities of the University of Pennsylvania from its founding in 1749 to 1820.
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University of Pennsylvania. General Administration Collection Pre-1820
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University of Pennsylvania. College of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Secretary. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Treasurer. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania.
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PU-Ar.UPA 3
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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30 cubic feet
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1681-1853
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1740-1820
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The General Administration Collection Pre-1820 documents the institutional and education activities of the University of Pennsylvania from its founding in 1749 to 1820.
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University of Pennsylvania. College of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Secretary. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Treasurer. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Smith, William, 1727-1803
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Lecture notes.
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Date added: 2014-01-14
1690-1871
(Bulk: 1748-1804)
Creator:
Smith, William, 1727-1803,
Extent: 2 cubic feet
The Rev. William Smith (1727-1803) was the first Provost of the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania). In addition to his teaching duties, Smith was an Anglican clergyman in Philadelphia and active in Pennsylvania politics in support of the Penn family prior to the American Revolution. The papers primarily document Smith's public and political activities from 1753 to 1775.
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William Smith Papers
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Smith, William, 1727-1803,
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 S664
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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2 cubic feet
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1690-1871
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1748-1804
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The Rev. William Smith (1727-1803) was the first Provost of the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania). In addition to his teaching duties, Smith was an Anglican clergyman in Philadelphia and active in Pennsylvania politics in support of the Penn family prior to the American Revolution. The papers primarily document Smith's public and political activities from 1753 to 1775.
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Smith, William, 1727-1803 College, Academy, and Charitable Schools of Philadelphia. Columbia University. -- General subdivision--History.; Episcopal Church. -- General subdivision--History.; Fergusson, Elizabeth Graeme, 1737-1801 Goldsborough, Charles, 1761-1801 Hamilton, James, 1710-1783 Jay, James, Sir, 1732-1815 King's College (New York, N.Y.). Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811 Penn, John, 1729-1795 Penn, Juliana, 1729-1801 Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775 Peters, Richard, 1704-1776 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Smith, Charles, 1765-1836 Smith, Rebecca, 1733-1793 Society for the Propagating Christian Knowledge Among the Germans Settled in Pennsylvania. Yeates, Jasper, 1745-1817
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-01-15
1776-2004
(Bulk: 1860-1960)
Creator:
Frazer family.
Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872
Frazer, John, 1882-1964
Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792
Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
Extent: 55 cubic feet
The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer Family Papers
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 F848
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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55 cubic feet
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1776-2004
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1860-1960
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The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909 Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Addison, William H.F., (William Henry Fitzgerald), 1881-1963. American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Philosophical Society. Ashhurst, Richard Lewis, 1838-1911 Bache, A. D., (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 Bodley, Rachel L. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Brown, Amos P., (Amos Peaslee), 1864-1917 Cadwalader, John, 1842-1925 Cope, E. D., (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 Delta Alumni Association. Franklin Chess Club. Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frazer, Jr., John Frazer, Robert, 1771-1821 Fulton, John, 1826-1916 Harris, Joseph S., (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 Harrison, Charles Custis, 1844-1929 Holley, Alexander H., (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887 International Geological Congress. Kimball, Joseph P. Koenig, George Augustus, 1844-1913 Lesley, J. P., (J. Peter), 1819-1903 McKean, Thomas, 1842-1898 Metcalf, William, 1838-1909 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Mitchell, S. Weir, (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 New York Academy of Sciences. Page, W. Byrd, (William Byrd), 1866-1940 Penn Relay Carnival. Pennsylvania. Militia. Troop of Philadelphia Cavalry, 1st. Pennypacker, Samuel W., (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916 Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921 Pepper, Edward, 1847-1913 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Philadelphia Fencing and Sparring Club. Preu, Bernhard. Prime, Frederick, 1846-1915 Raymond, Rossiter W., (Rossiter Worthington), 1840-1918 Robinson, Beverley, 1844-1924 Selwyn, Alfred Richard Cecil, 1824-1902 Society of American Geologists. Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey. Sons of the Revolution. Pennsylvania Society. Sons of the Revolution. Stevens Institute of Technology. Togno, Rosalie Acelie Guillou. University Club of Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vossion, Louis, 1847-1906 Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Whelen, Edward Siddons, 1839-1884 Whelen, Henry. Whelen, Isabella N. Whelen, James Nevins, 1845-1901
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-24
1712-1914
Creator:
Rosengarten, J. G., (Joseph George), 1835-1921, Creator
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 slip-case)
J.G. Rosengarten (1835-1921) was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and history enthusiast with special interests in the role of German and French individuals in the development of and early wars of the United States. He wrote several books and articles on these subjects, and in the course of his research assembled the eponymous collection. The collection will likely be of interest to scholars, particularly those studying the American Revolutionary War and German involvement on both the British and American sides, and French and German foreign relations at the end of the 18th century.
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J.G. Rosengarten collection
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Rosengarten, J. G., (Joseph George), 1835-1921, Creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 959
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 slip-case)
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1712-1914
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J.G. Rosengarten (1835-1921) was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and history enthusiast with special interests in the role of German and French individuals in the development of and early wars of the United States. He wrote several books and articles on these subjects, and in the course of his research assembled the eponymous collection. The collection will likely be of interest to scholars, particularly those studying the American Revolutionary War and German involvement on both the British and American sides, and French and German foreign relations at the end of the 18th century.
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Rosengarten, J. G., (Joseph George), 1835-1921 United States. Army. United States. Continental Army.
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Correspondence Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2014-07-24
1479-1896
Creator:
Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Francis Campbell Macauley autograph collection and vocabulary notebooks
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 957
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1479-1896
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This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Autographs (manuscripts) Etymological dictionaries
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Date added: 2014-07-24
1760-1963
(Bulk: 1840-1950)
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Gordon Alexander Block (1885-1964) was a Philadelphia lawyer and collector of Lincoln documents and memorabilia. The collection includes twenty-three documents either signed by Lincoln or in his hand including a number of pleadings and court documents from his years as a lawyer in Illinois. The collection also contains a variety of ephemera from the Civil War era, including campaign ribbons and songbooks from 1860 and 1864 as well as broadsides, ribbons, and mourning cards issued after Lincoln’s assassination. In addition, researchers will find a rich selection of visual representations of Lincoln in the collection, including lithographs, prints, photographs, and engravings of the sixteenth president.
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Gordon Block collection of Lincolniana
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 941
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.5 linear feet
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1760-1963
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1840-1950
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Gordon Alexander Block (1885-1964) was a Philadelphia lawyer and collector of Lincoln documents and memorabilia. The collection includes twenty-three documents either signed by Lincoln or in his hand including a number of pleadings and court documents from his years as a lawyer in Illinois. The collection also contains a variety of ephemera from the Civil War era, including campaign ribbons and songbooks from 1860 and 1864 as well as broadsides, ribbons, and mourning cards issued after Lincoln’s assassination. In addition, researchers will find a rich selection of visual representations of Lincoln in the collection, including lithographs, prints, photographs, and engravings of the sixteenth president.
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1705-1788
Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Extent: 872 items
Correspondence and documents, 1705-1788, primarily relating to Franklin's stay in France during the American Revolution and his role in the negotiations between France and the Continental Congress.
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Benjamin Franklin papers
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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 900
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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872 items
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1705-1788
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Correspondence and documents, 1705-1788, primarily relating to Franklin's stay in France during the American Revolution and his role in the negotiations between France and the Continental Congress.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--18th century Manuscripts, French--18th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1765-1937
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 49 boxes
Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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Furness family papers
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Furness Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 481
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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49 boxes
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1765-1937
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Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Furness Family
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1592-1810
Extent: 1 box
This collection contains 52 assorted English legal documents. Most are brief transactional records attesting to land sales, contracts, or estate settlements. Though mostly unrelated, there are a few small groups of connected documents, such as the five certificates of payment by Captain Roger Martin to various parties executed during December 1685. Beyond these transactional documents are a 1679 record of arguments before the Privy Council as well as a 1770 warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Gwyn, an Ipswich medical doctor.
title
English legal documents collection
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 910
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 box
inclusive date
1592-1810
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains 52 assorted English legal documents. Most are brief transactional records attesting to land sales, contracts, or estate settlements. Though mostly unrelated, there are a few small groups of connected documents, such as the five certificates of payment by Captain Roger Martin to various parties executed during December 1685. Beyond these transactional documents are a 1679 record of arguments before the Privy Council as well as a 1770 warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Gwyn, an Ipswich medical doctor.
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1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
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English
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Gwyn, Nicholas, Dr., died 1798 Martin, Roger, Captain, died 1687
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Deeds Estate inventories Leases Legal documents Manuscripts, English--17th century Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century Seals (artifacts)
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1725-1805
(Bulk: 1780-1786)
Creator:
Macartney, George, Earl, 1737-1806
Extent: 25 boxes
Collection comprises correspondence, most of which are letters written to Macartney; contemporary copies of official documents, such as military accounts, intelligence reports, minutes, petitions, and bills/acts/treaties; and accounts and bookkeeping. The preponderance of the material concerns Macartney’s tenure as governor of Madras.
title
George Macartney papers
creator
Macartney, George, Earl, 1737-1806
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 624
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
25 boxes
inclusive date
1725-1805
bulk date
1780-1786
abstract/scope/contents
Collection comprises correspondence, most of which are letters written to Macartney; contemporary copies of official documents, such as military accounts, intelligence reports, minutes, petitions, and bills/acts/treaties; and accounts and bookkeeping. The preponderance of the material concerns Macartney’s tenure as governor of Madras.
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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s
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1780s
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English
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Macartney, George, Earl, 1737-1806
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, English--18th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1752-1903
(Bulk: 1861-1898)
Creator:
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
Extent: 9 volumes
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
title
William Pepper papers
creator
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 904
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
9 volumes
inclusive date
1752-1903
bulk date
1861-1898
abstract/scope/contents
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898 University of Pennsylvania--19th century.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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Date added: 2014-08-07
1779-1937
(Bulk: 1893-1911)
Creator:
John Bartram Association.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
title
John Bartram Association records relating to its foundation and early organization
creator
John Bartram Association.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1003
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1779-1937
bulk date
1893-1911
abstract/scope/contents
The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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John Bartram Association. Bartram, John, 1699-1777 Historic Bartram's Garden (Organization). MacFarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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Advertising cards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Invitations
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Date added: 2015-01-16
1582-1854
Creator:
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection on Spain and New Spain documents, to a limited degree, Spain's relationships with its colonies and other European powers while struggling to maintain its empire.
title
Daniel G. Brinton collection on Spain and New Spain
creator
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 963
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
inclusive date
1582-1854
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Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection on Spain and New Spain documents, to a limited degree, Spain's relationships with its colonies and other European powers while struggling to maintain its empire.
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1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899 Carvajal y Lancáster, José de, 1698-1754 Cruz y Bahamonde, Nicolás de la, 1757-1828 Grimaldi, Girolamo, 1710-1789 Squillace, Leopoldo de Gregorio, marqués de, -1785
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Accounts Correspondence
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Date added: 2015-04-29
1775-1816
Creator:
Hollier, Victor
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Victor Hollier was the commissary of the directoire and juge de paix in Fanjeaux in the Carcassonne region in southwestern France. This collection contains papers and letters that were in the possession of Hollier. In most cases, the items appear to be copies of official documents and reports concerned with the administration of Fanjeaux during the revolution.
title
Victor Hollier correspondence
creator
Hollier, Victor
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 698
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1775-1816
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abstract/scope/contents
Victor Hollier was the commissary of the directoire and juge de paix in Fanjeaux in the Carcassonne region in southwestern France. This collection contains papers and letters that were in the possession of Hollier. In most cases, the items appear to be copies of official documents and reports concerned with the administration of Fanjeaux during the revolution.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
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English
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Hollier, Victor
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Administrative records Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, French--18th century Manuscripts, French--19th century
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Date added: 2015-07-29
1533-1866
Creator:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Charles Lea was a Philadelphian publisher, civil and public rights activist, mathematician, and and ecclesiastical historian. This collection consists of original manuscripts including trial records, correspondence, a discourse, an edict, a royal proclamation and unidentified French documents.
title
Henry Charles Lea collection of Inquisition manuscripts
creator
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 728
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1533-1866
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
Henry Charles Lea was a Philadelphian publisher, civil and public rights activist, mathematician, and and ecclesiastical historian. This collection consists of original manuscripts including trial records, correspondence, a discourse, an edict, a royal proclamation and unidentified French documents.
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1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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English
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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
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Correspondence Government records Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, French--16th century Manuscripts, French--17th century Manuscripts, Italian--16th century Manuscripts, Italian--17th century Manuscripts, Renaissance Manuscripts, Spanish--16th century Manuscripts, Spanish--19th century Notarial documents
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Date added: 2015-08-12
1769-1988
(Bulk: 1906-1988)
Creator:
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 20.45 linear feet
The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
title
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records
creator
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
id
PU-N.MC 1
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
20.45 linear feet
inclusive date
1769-1988
bulk date
1906-1988
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The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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1760s 1770s 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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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
language_facet
English
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital.
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Administrative records Hospital records School records
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Date added: 2015-12-16
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.
title
William Smith papers
creator
Smith, William, 1727-1803
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 599
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
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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English
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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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Date added: 2016-03-29
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
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Date added: 2016-03-29
1681-2000
(Bulk: 1681-1760)
Creator:
Elias, Archibald C., 1944-
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection consists of manuscripts and papers relating primarily to seveententh and eighteenth century Ireland and Great Britain formerly owned by A.C. Elias, a literary scholar who wrote extensively on Jonathan Swift and his circle.
title
Archibald Elias collection of manuscripts
creator
Elias, Archibald C., 1944-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1085
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1681-2000
bulk date
1681-1760
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This collection consists of manuscripts and papers relating primarily to seveententh and eighteenth century Ireland and Great Britain formerly owned by A.C. Elias, a literary scholar who wrote extensively on Jonathan Swift and his circle.
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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 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s
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English
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Elias, Archibald C., 1944- Bacon, Montagu, 1688–1749 Palmerston , Henry Temple, 1673-1757 Stillingfleet, Benjamin, 1702-1771 Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 Temple, William, 1628-1699
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Correspondence Epitaphs Poems Sermons Wills
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