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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1935-1950
(Bulk: 1939-1945)
Creator:
Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
George R. Allen (1919-1998) was a Philadelphian bookseller who served in the military intelligence during World War II and made remarkable discoveries in Hitler's mountain residence at Berchtesgaden. His collection of World War II memorabilia includes newspapers, leaflets, photographs, booklets, correspondence, and clothing accessories.
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George R. Allen collection of World War II memorabilia
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Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 966
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1935-1950
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1939-1945
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George R. Allen (1919-1998) was a Philadelphian bookseller who served in the military intelligence during World War II and made remarkable discoveries in Hitler's mountain residence at Berchtesgaden. His collection of World War II memorabilia includes newspapers, leaflets, photographs, booklets, correspondence, and clothing accessories.
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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1930s 1940s
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Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919- Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Psychological Warfare Division. Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946
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Booklets Insignias Leaflets (printed works) Memorabilia Newspapers Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1914-1988
Creator:
Williams, Richard Norris, II, 1891-1968
Extent: 1.7 linear feet (5 boxes)
Richard Norris Williams 2nd (1891-1968) served in the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I and was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Légion d’Honneur. Later he became the President of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. His collection, dating from 1914 to 1968, documents his personal experience in the War as well as a broad view of the entire conflict through collected letters, diary entries, clippings, newspapers, leaflets, photographs and memorabilia.
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R. Norris Williams collection of World War I material
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Williams, Richard Norris, II, 1891-1968
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 956
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.7 linear feet (5 boxes)
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1914-1988
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Richard Norris Williams 2nd (1891-1968) served in the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I and was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Légion d’Honneur. Later he became the President of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. His collection, dating from 1914 to 1968, documents his personal experience in the War as well as a broad view of the entire conflict through collected letters, diary entries, clippings, newspapers, leaflets, photographs and memorabilia.
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Williams, Richard Norris, II, 1891-1968 Harbord, James G., (James Guthrie), 1866-1947
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Leaflets (printed works) Newspapers Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1858
Creator:
Slack, J. H., (John Hamilton), 1834-1874
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf, 1 leaflet)
A handwritten diary, by J. H. Slack of Philadelphia. The volume, probably bound by Slack, was written in 1858 and recounted his trip to England in spring an summer of 1856. Slack stated in the preface of the diary " [I] wrote with a double purpose, first as a souvenir of my voyage for my own gratification, and secondly to afford pleasure to my large circle of friends to whom my private journal would be inaccessible."
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Random recollections of a year abroad in Europe and Africa, vol. 1 England
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Slack, J. H., (John Hamilton), 1834-1874
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1880
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf, 1 leaflet)
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1858
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A handwritten diary, by J. H. Slack of Philadelphia. The volume, probably bound by Slack, was written in 1858 and recounted his trip to England in spring an summer of 1856. Slack stated in the preface of the diary " [I] wrote with a double purpose, first as a souvenir of my voyage for my own gratification, and secondly to afford pleasure to my large circle of friends to whom my private journal would be inaccessible."
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Slack, J. H., (John Hamilton), 1834-1874
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Leaflets (printed works) Manuscripts, American--19th century Photographs Sales catalogs