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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]
1854-1873
Extent: 1 volume (2 folders)
An album of 101 leaves containing a herbarium of British mosses with collected botanical specimens spanning the years from 1854 to 1870.
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Album of British mosses
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1151
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (2 folders)
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1854-1873
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An album of 101 leaves containing a herbarium of British mosses with collected botanical specimens spanning the years from 1854 to 1870.
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1850s 1860s 1870s
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Manuscripts, English--19th century Prints (visual works) Scrapbooks Specimens
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1902-2014
(Bulk: 1951-1967)
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Brewton, James, 1930-1967
Extent: 2 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
James Edward Brewton (1930-1967) was an American painter and printmaker who attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and exhibited works in Philadelphia and in Denmark. Brewton's early works are said to be expressionist and his later works incorporate graffiti and the influences of "pataphysics." His life was cut short by suicide at the age of 37. The collection is arranged in four series: I. Personal material; II. Artworks; III. Books and audiovisual materials; and IV. Artifacts and memorabilia.
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James Brewton papers
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Brewton, James, 1930-1967
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1125
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
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1902-2014
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1951-1967
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James Edward Brewton (1930-1967) was an American painter and printmaker who attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and exhibited works in Philadelphia and in Denmark. Brewton's early works are said to be expressionist and his later works incorporate graffiti and the influences of "pataphysics." His life was cut short by suicide at the age of 37. The collection is arranged in four series: I. Personal material; II. Artworks; III. Books and audiovisual materials; and IV. Artifacts and memorabilia.
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1950s 1960s
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Brewton, James, 1930-1967 Brewton, James, 1930-1967 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Schilling, Emily Brewton United States. Marine Corps.
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Amateur films Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Collages (visual works) Exhibition catalogs Notebooks Paintings (visual works) Photographs Prints (visual works) Sketchbooks Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1723-1876, 2000
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Hazard, Samuel, 1784-1870
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
Samuel Hazard (1784-1870) was a prominent Philadelphia historian who studied the early records of colonial Pennsylvania and also collected engravings, prints, and ephemera documenting comtemporary Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. This collection consists of his scrapbook of material relating to the history of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania as well as a number of loose documents that may have been intended for the scrapbook or interleaved therein.
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Samuel Hazard scrapbook and ephemera
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Hazard, Samuel, 1784-1870
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1257
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.75 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
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1723-1876, 2000
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Samuel Hazard (1784-1870) was a prominent Philadelphia historian who studied the early records of colonial Pennsylvania and also collected engravings, prints, and ephemera documenting comtemporary Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. This collection consists of his scrapbook of material relating to the history of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania as well as a number of loose documents that may have been intended for the scrapbook or interleaved therein.
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Hazard, Samuel, 1784-1870 Birch, William Russell, 1755-1834 Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817 Kneass, William, 1780-1840
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Broadsides (notices) Clippings (information artifacts) Drawings (visual works) Engravings (prints) Notes Photographs Prints (visual works)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1736-2006, undated
Creator:
Helfand, William H.
Extent: 2 linear feet (6 boxes)
The William H. Helfand collection of medical quackery ephemera contains prints that address the public perception of physicians and the practice of medicine across three centuries (1736-2006, with undated materials). A large number of cartoons from nineteenth century French satirical newspapers reveal that medical practices and symbols were used to visually express political sentiments. In this collection, medicine also emerges as a theme in imagerie populaire, inexpensive block prints mass-produced during the same period. Other aspects and eras of medicine are represented in the collection’s portraits, advertisements, devotional images and artwork.
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William H. Helfand collection of medical quackery ephemera
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Helfand, William H.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 34
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1736-2006, undated
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The William H. Helfand collection of medical quackery ephemera contains prints that address the public perception of physicians and the practice of medicine across three centuries (1736-2006, with undated materials). A large number of cartoons from nineteenth century French satirical newspapers reveal that medical practices and symbols were used to visually express political sentiments. In this collection, medicine also emerges as a theme in imagerie populaire, inexpensive block prints mass-produced during the same period. Other aspects and eras of medicine are represented in the collection’s portraits, advertisements, devotional images and artwork.
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Helfand, William H. Cham, 1819-1879 Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 Grandville, J.J., 1803-1847 Travies de Villers, Charles Joseph, 1804-1859
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Caricatures Cartoons (humorous images) Posters Prints (visual works)
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