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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1916-1942
(Bulk: 1935-1936)
Creator:
Myers, Aaron Michael
Extent: 0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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Aaron M. Myers papers
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Myers, Aaron Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1009
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1916-1942
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1935-1936
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A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1930s
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English
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Myers, Aaron Michael Abbey Theatre. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Clippings (information artifacts) Picture postcards Theater programs Travel guidebooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1860-1870
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
A herbarium by an unknown collector was probably created in the 1860s. The album of twenty-four leaves comprises seaweed specimens collected at Torquay, England, specimens of plant and tree leaves, and color prints.
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Album of beautiful seaweeds, souvenir de Torquay
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1150
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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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circa 1860-1870
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A herbarium by an unknown collector was probably created in the 1860s. The album of twenty-four leaves comprises seaweed specimens collected at Torquay, England, specimens of plant and tree leaves, and color prints.
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Color prints Manuscripts, English--19th century Natural history specimens Picture postcards Prints (visual works) Scrapbooks Specimens
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1890s-1920s
Creator:
Baron family
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains 113 postcards, largely documenting cities in France. For the most part, these postcards appear to be aimed at tourists, showing art, architecture (interior and exterior), memorials, landscapes, streets, and tourist attractions. There are also a few postcards of Il Monte Carmelo (Mount Carmel) in Israel, a Holy Land site; Napoli in Italy; and the Museum of Jewish Ceremonial Objects at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York City.
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Baron family postcard collection
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Baron family
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PUSp.Print Collection 53
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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circa 1890s-1920s
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This collection contains 113 postcards, largely documenting cities in France. For the most part, these postcards appear to be aimed at tourists, showing art, architecture (interior and exterior), memorials, landscapes, streets, and tourist attractions. There are also a few postcards of Il Monte Carmelo (Mount Carmel) in Israel, a Holy Land site; Napoli in Italy; and the Museum of Jewish Ceremonial Objects at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York City.
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Baron family Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.).
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Picture postcards Postcards
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1934-1935
Creator:
Mellor, Edith Mary, 1890-1976, Author
Extent: 2 boxes
A travel diary by Edith Mary Mellor (1890-1976) recounting her journey from London, England to Jerusalem and Egypt from November 1934 to January 1935. Accompanying the diary are travel materials, post cards, correspondence, and some photogrpahs.
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Edith Mary Mellor travel diary
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Mellor, Edith Mary, 1890-1976, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1111
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 boxes
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1934-1935
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A travel diary by Edith Mary Mellor (1890-1976) recounting her journey from London, England to Jerusalem and Egypt from November 1934 to January 1935. Accompanying the diary are travel materials, post cards, correspondence, and some photogrpahs.
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1930s
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Mellor, Edith Mary, 1890-1976 Pullenye, Christina Victory Pansy
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Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts, English--20th century Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Tourist maps Travel guidebooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1938
Creator:
Parrack, Elizabeth R. F., (Elizabeth Rees Felix), 1914-2006
Extent: 2 volumes
A small collection of materials created by Elizabeth R. F. Parrack comprising one oblong photograph album, a copied typescript itinerary, and one folded world map.
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Elizabeth R. F. Parrack photograph album
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Parrack, Elizabeth R. F., (Elizabeth Rees Felix), 1914-2006
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1080
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1938
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A small collection of materials created by Elizabeth R. F. Parrack comprising one oblong photograph album, a copied typescript itinerary, and one folded world map.
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Parrack, Elizabeth R. F., (Elizabeth Rees Felix), 1914-2006 Thomas Cook (Firm).
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Itineraries Manuscripts, American--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Picture postcards Ticket stubs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1923-1928
Creator:
Rutherford, Gladys, 1894-
Extent: 1 volume (+ 10 photographs, 4 leaves)
A photograph album kept by Gladys Rutherford, a physician and medical missionary who worked in India throughout her life. The album provides a visual record of Gladys Rutherford's first five years as a practicing doctor and medical missionary in Northern India from 1923 to 1928.
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Gladys Rutherford photograph album
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Rutherford, Gladys, 1894-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1115
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 10 photographs, 4 leaves)
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1923-1928
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A photograph album kept by Gladys Rutherford, a physician and medical missionary who worked in India throughout her life. The album provides a visual record of Gladys Rutherford's first five years as a practicing doctor and medical missionary in Northern India from 1923 to 1928.
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1920s
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English
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Rutherford, Gladys, 1894-
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Picture postcards Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1914-1918
Creator:
Ehlers, H.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Ahmednagar, a city and fort in India, was the site of one of Great Britain's prisoner of war camps during World War I. This camp held both prisoners of war and German and Austrian civilians from 1914 and 1918. This photograph album, belonging to H. Ehlers, contains 54 photographs that document life at Ahmednagar. The landscape surrounding the camp; the buildings; the inhabitants (both military and civilian prisoners); and the prisoners' pastimes, espeically sports and cultural activities are particularly well represented.
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H. Ehlers Ahmednagar prisoner of war camp photograph album
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Ehlers, H.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 970
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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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circa 1914-1918
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Ahmednagar, a city and fort in India, was the site of one of Great Britain's prisoner of war camps during World War I. This camp held both prisoners of war and German and Austrian civilians from 1914 and 1918. This photograph album, belonging to H. Ehlers, contains 54 photographs that document life at Ahmednagar. The landscape surrounding the camp; the buildings; the inhabitants (both military and civilian prisoners); and the prisoners' pastimes, espeically sports and cultural activities are particularly well represented.
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Ehlers, H.
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Photograph albums Photographs Picture postcards
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1922-1923
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Training Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Renshū Kantai, operated from 1903-1940. Graduates of the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy would spend several months in training deployment throughout the Pacific Ocean and beyond, occasionally venturing as far as the Mediterranean Sea or the East Coast of the United States. This collection consists of picture post cards documenting the 1922-1923 training cruise of the Japanese Imperial Naval Squadron which traveled to Honolulu, Los Angeles, the Panama Canal, Rio de Janeiro (to attend a naval review commemorating the 100th anniversary of Brazil’s independence), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Capetown and Durban, South Africa.
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Japanese Imperial Naval Squadron training cruise postcards relating to the 1922-1923 cruise
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PUSp.Print Collection 55
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1922-1923
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The Training Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Renshū Kantai, operated from 1903-1940. Graduates of the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy would spend several months in training deployment throughout the Pacific Ocean and beyond, occasionally venturing as far as the Mediterranean Sea or the East Coast of the United States. This collection consists of picture post cards documenting the 1922-1923 training cruise of the Japanese Imperial Naval Squadron which traveled to Honolulu, Los Angeles, the Panama Canal, Rio de Janeiro (to attend a naval review commemorating the 100th anniversary of Brazil’s independence), Buenos Aires, Argentina, Capetown and Durban, South Africa.
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1920s
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English
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Japan. Cruise, 1922-1923--Pictorial works. Japan. Kaigun--Cruise, 1922-1923--Pictorial works. Japan. Kaigun. Renshū Kantai--Cruise, 1922-1923--Pictorial works.
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Picture postcards Postcards
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1941-1943
Extent: 2 volumes
Comprises two bound volumes containing various sized corner-mounted black-and-white photographs of British soldiers in India and Pakistan belonging to the Green Howards, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, 19th Regiment of Foot during World War II.
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Photograph albums by a British soldier in India and Pakistan
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 996
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1941-1943
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Comprises two bound volumes containing various sized corner-mounted black-and-white photographs of British soldiers in India and Pakistan belonging to the Green Howards, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, 19th Regiment of Foot during World War II.
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1940s
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Great Britain. Army. Green Howards. Pictorial works--20th century.
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1907-1909
Extent: 3 boxes (0.7 linear foot)
Two volumes comprised of 235 picture postcards compiled by an unnamed person, probably from Adelaide, South Australia. The postcards represent the compiler's journey throughout British occupied India spanning the years from 1907 to 1909. Twenty-eight postcards are of European cities. A majority of the postcards have handwritten commentary and remarks on the versos creating a postcard travel journal or diary.
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Pictorial postcard albums
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1402
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 boxes (0.7 linear foot)
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1907-1909
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Two volumes comprised of 235 picture postcards compiled by an unnamed person, probably from Adelaide, South Australia. The postcards represent the compiler's journey throughout British occupied India spanning the years from 1907 to 1909. Twenty-eight postcards are of European cities. A majority of the postcards have handwritten commentary and remarks on the versos creating a postcard travel journal or diary.
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1900s
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Albums (books) Manuscripts, Australian--20th century Picture postcards Postcard albums Postcards
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late 19th century to 1975
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The postcards in this collection, dating from the late nineteenth century to 1975, depict Indo-Caribbeans in the British West Indies and Suriname.
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Postcards relating to Indo-Caribbeans
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PUSp.Print Coll. 40
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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late 19th century to 1975
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The postcards in this collection, dating from the late nineteenth century to 1975, depict Indo-Caribbeans in the British West Indies and Suriname.
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Photographic postcards Picture postcards Postcards
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1906
Extent: 1 volume
Scrapbook kept from by an unknown person from a 1906 trip to India, Burma, and Sri Lanka. Contains handwritten descriptions and postcards pasted in the volume.
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Scrapbook of a journey to India, Burma, and Sri Lanka
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1761
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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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1906
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Scrapbook kept from by an unknown person from a 1906 trip to India, Burma, and Sri Lanka. Contains handwritten descriptions and postcards pasted in the volume.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--20th century Picture postcards Scrapbooks
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1875-1997
Creator:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
Extent: 23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 958
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1875-1997
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The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997 Morss, Alison Mumford, 1935-1993 Mumford, Geddes, 1925-1944
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Glass plate negatives Ledgers (account books) Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Research notes Typescripts Writings (documents)
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