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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1998-2016
Creator:
Common Press.
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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Common Press printed projects and ephemera
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Common Press.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 37
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
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1998-2016
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The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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Common Press. University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania. School of Design. University of Pennsylvania.
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Books Broadsides (notices) Chapbooks Poetry Postcards Posters Prints
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1936-2001 (bulk: 1977-1982)
Creator:
Hansen, Kathryn
Extent: 5.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
Kathryn Hansen is a professor emerita in the Department of Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin who specializes in South Asian languages and literatures (Hindi, Urdu, and Sanskrit); literary, cultural, and historical studies of South Asia; folk and classical performance of music and dance; history of theatrical practices in North India; early Indian film history; gender studies and feminist theory; and diaspora and ethnicity studies. This collection is comprised of chapbooks, studies and anthologies, and recordings related to Indian folk dramas and tales.
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Kathryn Hansen collection of Nautanki chapbooks
creator
Hansen, Kathryn
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PUSP.Print Coll. 36
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
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circa 1936-2001 (bulk: 1977-1982)
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Kathryn Hansen is a professor emerita in the Department of Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin who specializes in South Asian languages and literatures (Hindi, Urdu, and Sanskrit); literary, cultural, and historical studies of South Asia; folk and classical performance of music and dance; history of theatrical practices in North India; early Indian film history; gender studies and feminist theory; and diaspora and ethnicity studies. This collection is comprised of chapbooks, studies and anthologies, and recordings related to Indian folk dramas and tales.
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Hansen, Kathryn
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Audiocassettes Audiovisual materials Chapbooks Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1980-2000
Creator:
Heston, Wilma Louise, 1935-
Extent: 5.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Wilma Heston began buying chapbooks in Peshawar’s Bazaar of the Storytellers (Qissa Khwani Bazaar) in 1982. The chapbooks were initially intended to provide texts for Pashto verse narratives that were sung, recorded and then sold in audio-cassette form.
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Wilma Heston chapbook collection
creator
Heston, Wilma Louise, 1935-
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PUSp.Print.Coll.25
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1980-2000
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Wilma Heston began buying chapbooks in Peshawar’s Bazaar of the Storytellers (Qissa Khwani Bazaar) in 1982. The chapbooks were initially intended to provide texts for Pashto verse narratives that were sung, recorded and then sold in audio-cassette form.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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Heston, Wilma Louise, 1935- Hanaway, William L., 1929-
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Chapbooks