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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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.
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John Bartram Association records relating to its foundation and early organization
creator
John Bartram Association.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1003
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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)
inclusive date
1779-1937
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1893-1911
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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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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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1766-1810
Creator:
Hall, John, 1753-1839
Extent: 1 volume
John Hall of Waterbeach, England kept this volume of account notes and lists spanning the years from 1766 to 1810 with a majority of the entries written in the 1790s .
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John Hall notebook
creator
Hall, John, 1753-1839
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1783
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1766-1810
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John Hall of Waterbeach, England kept this volume of account notes and lists spanning the years from 1766 to 1810 with a majority of the entries written in the 1790s .
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Hall, John, 1753-1839
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Accounts Codices (bound manuscripts) Inventories Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century Notebooks
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
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.
title
Josiah Harmar Penniman Papers
creator
Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
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UPT 50 P414
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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9 cubic feet
inclusive date
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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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
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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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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1737-1799
Creator:
Beck, Mary Bridges, 1718-1799
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
This volume is a combination of commonplace book and recipe book written by Mary Bridges Beck of Bristol, England spanning the years from 1737 to 1799.
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Mary Bridges Beck commonplace book
creator
Beck, Mary Bridges, 1718-1799
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2004
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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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1737-1799
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This volume is a combination of commonplace book and recipe book written by Mary Bridges Beck of Bristol, England spanning the years from 1737 to 1799.
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Beck, Mary Bridges, 1718-1799 Were, Mary Ash, 1772-1823
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century Poetry Recipes
Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies [Contact Us]
1771-1992
(Bulk: 1872-1944)
Extent: 2.6 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellaneous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection.
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Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection
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ARC.MS.000
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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2.6 linear feet
inclusive date
1771-1992
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1872-1944
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellaneous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection.
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Abzan, Moshe Itzak, of Hamburgh HaCohen, Chanoch, Rabbi -- Correspondence Posnanski, Samuel Deutsch, Gotthard, 1859-1921 Benderly, Hemdah Friedenwald, Harry, 1864-1950 -- Correspondence Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Karafin, Samuel -- Archives Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Correspondence Hoschander, Jacob, 1874-1933 -- Correspondence Schwab, Moise, 1839-1918 Zolin, Joseph Neuman, Abraham A., (Abraham Aaron), 1890- -- Correspondence Kennedy, John, Judge Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Administration Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933 -- Administration Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889 -- Correspondence Wolf, Abraham Simon, 1809-1880. Harrison, George L., (George Leib), 1811-1885. Rubenstein, Frank Jay Lopez, Aaron, 1731-1782 -- Administration Cohen, Joshua I., 1801-1870 Montgomery, James A., (James Alan), 1866-1949. Gordon, Cyrus Herzl, 1908-2001 -- Administration Banks, Edgar James, 1866-1945 United States--Bureau of the Census. Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954 -- History Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. -- History Mortara, Pio, d. 1940. -- History Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Archives Dropsie, Moses A., (Moses Aaron), 1821-1905. -- Archives Jastrow, Marcus, 1829-1903 -- Archives Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897. -- Archives Gordon, Samuel, 1871-1927.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1775-1847
Creator:
Hodgson, Ralph
Extent: 1 volume
A leather bound datebook used as a diary, account book, and note book, belonging to Ralph Hodgson from Darlington, England. Contains brief records for 1775, 1776, and 1777 and a few entries, in a later hand, dated 1845, 1846, 1847.
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Newcastle Memorandum-book or, a methodical pocket-journal, for the year MDCCLXXV Calculated to answer the immediate purposes of Gentlemen and Tradesmen in all Parts of Great Britain and Ireland, respecting their Daily Transactions and other Occasional Business
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Hodgson, Ralph
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 189
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1775-1847
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A leather bound datebook used as a diary, account book, and note book, belonging to Ralph Hodgson from Darlington, England. Contains brief records for 1775, 1776, and 1777 and a few entries, in a later hand, dated 1845, 1846, 1847.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s
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English
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Hodgson, Ralph
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Account books Diaries Recipes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1787-1883
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons records
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 741
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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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1787-1883
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The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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Account books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Minute books Receipts (financial records) Reports Scrapbooks
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
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 92
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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103 boxes
inclusive date
1785-1982
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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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1788-1809
Creator:
Woodhouse, James, 1770-1809
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
A volume comprising medicinal remedies and formulas compiled by James Woodhouse during the years from 1788 to circa 1790.
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Quack recipe book
creator
Woodhouse, James, 1770-1809
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1854
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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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1788-1809
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A volume comprising medicinal remedies and formulas compiled by James Woodhouse during the years from 1788 to circa 1790.
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1780s 1790s 1800s
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English
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Woodhouse, James, 1770-1809
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, American--18th century Manuscripts, American--19th century Recipes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1752-1883
(Bulk: 1856-1883)
Creator:
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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Robert H. Gere papers
creator
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1250
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1752-1883
bulk date
1856-1883
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Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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Diaries Genealogies (histories)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1734-1910
Creator:
Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
Extent: 6 boxes
The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Samuel D. Ingham correspondence
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 889
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 boxes
inclusive date
1734-1910
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The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860 Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1708-1955
(Bulk: 1923-1955)
Creator:
Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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Siegfried Weisberger papers
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1377
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
4 linear feet (4 boxes)
inclusive date
1708-1955
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1923-1955
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This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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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
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Peabody Book Shop.
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Autobiographies Correspondence Poems Writings (documents)
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.
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Southwell family papers on Ireland
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1084
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
inclusive date
1662-1977
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1685-1715
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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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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s
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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
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
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
inclusive date
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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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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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.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
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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1762-1832
Creator:
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
Extent: 9 boxes
The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem family papers
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 57
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1762-1832
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The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824 Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 Francis Van Uxem, 1845-1940 Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886 Pierce family Vanuxem family Vanuxem, James‏ Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
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Biographies (documents) Business records Correspondence Ledgers (account books)
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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.
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Victor Hollier correspondence
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Hollier, Victor
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 698
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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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1775-1816
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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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Hollier, Victor
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Administrative records Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, French--18th century Manuscripts, French--19th century
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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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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.
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William Pepper papers
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 904
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 volumes
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1752-1903
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1861-1898
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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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Pepper, William, 1843-1898 University of Pennsylvania--19th century.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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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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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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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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