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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1764-ca. 1900
Extent: 2.125 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 volumes, and 1 oversized folder)
The Kaplan collection of Americana consists of account books, ciphering books, diaries, letter books, penmanship notebooks, and recipe books. There are also a selection of photographs from the educational department of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum.
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Arnold and Deanne Kaplan collection of Americana
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1094
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.125 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 volumes, and 1 oversized folder)
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1764-ca. 1900
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The Kaplan collection of Americana consists of account books, ciphering books, diaries, letter books, penmanship notebooks, and recipe books. There are also a selection of photographs from the educational department of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum.
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Bettle, Edward, 1803-1832 Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 Kaplan, Arnold Kaplan, Deanne
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Account books Copybooks Diaries Letter books Manuscripts, American Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1885-1890
Creator:
Müller, George, 19th century
Extent: 1 box (.20 linear foot)
A letterpress copybook housed in a portable metal copy press containing the correspondence of George Müller of Germany spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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George Müller letterpress copybook
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Müller, George, 19th century
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1341
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (.20 linear foot)
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1885-1890
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A letterpress copybook housed in a portable metal copy press containing the correspondence of George Müller of Germany spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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1880s 1890s
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Müller, George, 19th century Soennecken (Firm).
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Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, German--19th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1803-1815
Creator:
Ricketts, George Poyntz, 1774-1815
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize letter book containing the expense accounts, and outgoing letters of George Poyntz Ricketts who worked in India for the East India Company. The letters in the volume span the years from 1803 to 1815.
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George Poyntz Ricketts letter book
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Ricketts, George Poyntz, 1774-1815
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1860
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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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1803-1815
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An oversize letter book containing the expense accounts, and outgoing letters of George Poyntz Ricketts who worked in India for the East India Company. The letters in the volume span the years from 1803 to 1815.
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1800s 1810s
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Ricketts, George Poyntz, 1774-1815
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Depositions Letter books Manuscripts, English--19th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1874-1878
Creator:
Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880
Extent: 1 volume
This oversize volume is a letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of Henry Wharton's law practice in Philadelphia, located in Washington Square. The letters span almost four years from 1874 to 1878. Wharton's practice served prominent Philadelphians and dealt with many facets of real estate law prominent Philadelphians. Some letters concern Philadelphia ordinances and legal matters.
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Henry Wharton letterpress copybook
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Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1744
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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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1874-1878
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This oversize volume is a letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of Henry Wharton's law practice in Philadelphia, located in Washington Square. The letters span almost four years from 1874 to 1878. Wharton's practice served prominent Philadelphians and dealt with many facets of real estate law prominent Philadelphians. Some letters concern Philadelphia ordinances and legal matters.
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1870s
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English
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Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1887-1888
Creator:
Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908
Sugar Refineries Company., Associated name
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing 500 leaves of outgoing correspondence sent by John E. Searles, Jr., who was responsible for the formation of the Sugar Trust. The correspondence sent by Searles documents the corporate history of the formation of the Sugar Trust spanning three months from October 1887 to Januanry 1888.
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John E. Searles letterpress copybook
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Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908 Sugar Refineries Company., Associated name
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1820
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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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1887-1888
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A letterpress copybook containing 500 leaves of outgoing correspondence sent by John E. Searles, Jr., who was responsible for the formation of the Sugar Trust. The correspondence sent by Searles documents the corporate history of the formation of the Sugar Trust spanning three months from October 1887 to Januanry 1888.
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1880s
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English
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Searles, John E., Jr., (John Ennis), 1840-1908 Sugar Refineries Company.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1864-1867
Creator:
Jonathan French and Sons.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Jonathan French and Sons was a nineteenth-century firm of fish merchants located in Eastport, probably in Maine. This collection consists of one copypress letterbook dating from 1864 to 1867. The letters in the volume relate mainly to shipments of and payments for fish.
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Jonathan French and Sons letterbook
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Jonathan French and Sons.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1835
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
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1864-1867
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Jonathan French and Sons was a nineteenth-century firm of fish merchants located in Eastport, probably in Maine. This collection consists of one copypress letterbook dating from 1864 to 1867. The letters in the volume relate mainly to shipments of and payments for fish.
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1860s
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English
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Jonathan French and Sons.
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Business letters Copy presses Letter books
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1885-1890
Creator:
Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor
Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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Nottingham Naturalists' Society letterpress copybook
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Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2002
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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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1885-1890
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A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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1880s 1890s
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English
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Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923 Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain). Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1864-1865
Creator:
Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
Extent: 1 volume
Oversized volume containing copies of the outgoing correspondence from the commerical shipping company, Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O Company). The letters provide a record of the day-to-day operations of the company from 1864 to 1865.
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Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company letter book
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Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1739
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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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1864-1865
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Oversized volume containing copies of the outgoing correspondence from the commerical shipping company, Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O Company). The letters provide a record of the day-to-day operations of the company from 1864 to 1865.
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1860s
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English
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Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Manuscripts, English--19th century
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