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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1874-2005
Creator:
Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
Extent: 32.8 linear feet (82 boxes)
Chef Fritz Blank (1942 August 25 – 2014 September 9) was a prominent chef, restaurateur, and gastronome during the beginnings of Philadelphia’s second-wave restaurant renaissance in the 1980s. His Victus Populi collection comprises over 3,000 recipe booklets, pamphlets, and cookbooks but constitutes only a small subset of Chef Fritz Blank’s enormous cookbook library that was set apart by its focus on the American consumer and home cook. Blank titled the collection Victus Populi (Latin for “Food of the People”) because he saw these pamphlets as one of the best sources of historical information about purchasing, cooking, and consumption habits of the American public in the 20th century. Many of the items appear to be promotional items or product premiums, often produced using relatively inexpensive materials and, as evidenced by extensive wear-and-tear and the occasional spatter, heavily used in household kitchens.
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Chef Fritz Blank Victus Populi collection
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Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
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PUSp.Print Coll. 13
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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32.8 linear feet (82 boxes)
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1874-2005
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Chef Fritz Blank (1942 August 25 – 2014 September 9) was a prominent chef, restaurateur, and gastronome during the beginnings of Philadelphia’s second-wave restaurant renaissance in the 1980s. His Victus Populi collection comprises over 3,000 recipe booklets, pamphlets, and cookbooks but constitutes only a small subset of Chef Fritz Blank’s enormous cookbook library that was set apart by its focus on the American consumer and home cook. Blank titled the collection Victus Populi (Latin for “Food of the People”) because he saw these pamphlets as one of the best sources of historical information about purchasing, cooking, and consumption habits of the American public in the 20th century. Many of the items appear to be promotional items or product premiums, often produced using relatively inexpensive materials and, as evidenced by extensive wear-and-tear and the occasional spatter, heavily used in household kitchens.
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Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
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Booklets Cookbooks Pamphlets Publications (document genre) Recipes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1970-2012
Creator:
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013
Moffett, Judith, 1942-
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013) was an American poet and essayist whose lengthy career at the University of Pennsylvania (beginning in 1966) included acting as a dissertation director for Judith Moffett (born 1942), an American poet, English professor, Swedish translator, and author of twelve books. The collection covers the period from 1970, when Moffett was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania, to 2012, the year before Hoffman died. It includes letters and other correspondence addressed from Hoffman to Moffett, drafts and manuscripts of Hoffman's literary work, and a manuscript and posthumously published copy of a book of poems by Hoffman's wife, Elizabeth McFarland.
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Daniel Hoffman letters to Judith Moffett
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Moffett, Judith, 1942-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1026
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1970-2012
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Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013) was an American poet and essayist whose lengthy career at the University of Pennsylvania (beginning in 1966) included acting as a dissertation director for Judith Moffett (born 1942), an American poet, English professor, Swedish translator, and author of twelve books. The collection covers the period from 1970, when Moffett was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania, to 2012, the year before Hoffman died. It includes letters and other correspondence addressed from Hoffman to Moffett, drafts and manuscripts of Hoffman's literary work, and a manuscript and posthumously published copy of a book of poems by Hoffman's wife, Elizabeth McFarland.
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Moffett, Judith, 1942- McFarland, Elizabeth, 1922-2005 Merrill, James, 1926-1995
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Publications (document genre)
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1914-1919
Creator:
Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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Frederick P. Lee collection of World War I ephemera
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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PUSp.Print Coll. 33
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear feet (1 box)
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1914-1919
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Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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1910s
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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Calendars Maps (documents) Newspapers Pamphlets Postcards Posters Publications (document genre)
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1806-1927
(Bulk: 1890-1927)
Creator:
Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927
Extent: 0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains the papers of John L. Stewart, an educator and Public Service Commissioner for the state of Pennsylvania. Ranging in date from 1890 to 1927 (with one 1806 newspaper) these letters, newspaper clippings, notes and pamphlets outline the progression of Stewart’s career from principal of the Northeast Manual Training School to professor at, and eventually president of, Lehigh University. Documents concerning a 1926 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that questioned legality of Stewart’s position on the Public Service Commission are included in this collection, as are many letters of condolence received by Stewart’s wife upon his death.
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John L. Stewart papers
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Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1101
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1806-1927
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1890-1927
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This collection contains the papers of John L. Stewart, an educator and Public Service Commissioner for the state of Pennsylvania. Ranging in date from 1890 to 1927 (with one 1806 newspaper) these letters, newspaper clippings, notes and pamphlets outline the progression of Stewart’s career from principal of the Northeast Manual Training School to professor at, and eventually president of, Lehigh University. Documents concerning a 1926 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that questioned legality of Stewart’s position on the Public Service Commission are included in this collection, as are many letters of condolence received by Stewart’s wife upon his death.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927 Lehigh University. Pennsylvania. Public Service Commission. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Lecture notes Publications (document genre) Scrapbooks
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1908-1980
Creator:
Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
Extent: 37 linear feet (37 boxes)
John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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John W. Mauchly papers
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 925
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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37 linear feet (37 boxes)
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1908-1980
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John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980 Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995 Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.). Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics. Moore School of Electrical Engineering. Remington Rand, Inc. Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division. United States. Army. Ordnance Corps. Univac Applications Research Center. University of Pennsylvania. Ursinus College.
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Business records Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Family papers Financial records Lectures Notes Patents Publications (document genre) Research notes School records Writings (document genre)
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1931-1995
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 60 boxes
The records primarily consist of correspondence with authors, editorial staff, employees of the William Byrd Press, and officers of the American Musicological Society; copies of many issues of the Journal at various stages in th e publication process; and business records. The most prominent figures in the collection are the editors of the Journal; musicologists Oliver Strunk, Donald Grout, Lewis Lockwood, James Haar, Martin Picker, Don Randel, Lawrence Bernstein, Nicholas Temperley, Ellen Rosand, and Richard Kramer are also well represented.
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Journal of the American Musicological Society records
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American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 222
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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60 boxes
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1931-1995
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The records primarily consist of correspondence with authors, editorial staff, employees of the William Byrd Press, and officers of the American Musicological Society; copies of many issues of the Journal at various stages in th e publication process; and business records. The most prominent figures in the collection are the editors of the Journal; musicologists Oliver Strunk, Donald Grout, Lewis Lockwood, James Haar, Martin Picker, Don Randel, Lawrence Bernstein, Nicholas Temperley, Ellen Rosand, and Richard Kramer are also well represented.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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American Musicological Society.
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Correspondence Publications (document genre)
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circa 1917-1990
Creator:
Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-
Extent: 103 boxes
Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940's and 1950's. As vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations, he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. His papers comprise correspondence, speeches, articles, memos, employee relations materials, photographs, clippings, etc.
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Lemuel R. Boulware papers
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Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 52
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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103 boxes
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circa 1917-1990
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Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940's and 1950's. As vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations, he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. His papers comprise correspondence, speeches, articles, memos, employee relations materials, photographs, clippings, etc.
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Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895- General Electric Company. United States. War Production Board.
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Articles Audiocassettes Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photograph albums Photographs Publications (document genre) Scrapbooks Speeches
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1941-1945, undated
Creator:
Wharton School. Lippincott Library.
Extent: 0.5 linear foot (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
The Lippincott Library supports business related research at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The library collected World War II corporate wartime publications as a resource for business students. These publications were produced by corporations during or immediately following the war to highlight wartime contributions and achievements.
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Lippincott Library collection of World War II corporate wartime publications
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Wharton School. Lippincott Library.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 39
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear foot (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
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1941-1945, undated
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The Lippincott Library supports business related research at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The library collected World War II corporate wartime publications as a resource for business students. These publications were produced by corporations during or immediately following the war to highlight wartime contributions and achievements.
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Wharton School. Lippincott Library. Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. General Cable Corporation. General Electric Company. General Mills, Inc. General motors corporation. Gibbs & Cox. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Gulf Oil Corporation.
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Publications (document genre)
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1948-1960
Creator:
Creese, Margaret
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Margaret Villiers Morton Creese (1899-2002) graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1921 and was actively involved in supporting education, women's voting rights, and mental health issues throughout her life. This collection contains printed resources and a letter from the Teachers Union of Philadelphia documenting McCarthyism in American public schools during the middle of the 20th century.
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Margaret Creese collection on McCarthyism in schools
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Creese, Margaret
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1291
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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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1948-1960
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Margaret Villiers Morton Creese (1899-2002) graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1921 and was actively involved in supporting education, women's voting rights, and mental health issues throughout her life. This collection contains printed resources and a letter from the Teachers Union of Philadelphia documenting McCarthyism in American public schools during the middle of the 20th century.
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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Creese, Margaret Zoll, Allen Alderson, 1924-
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Publications (document genre)
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1945-1987
(Bulk: 1950-1987)
Creator:
Bleier, Ruth, 1923-
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ruth Bleier (1923–1988) was a neurophysiologist and also one of the first feminist scholars to explore how gender biases have shaped biology. This collection, including personal and professional letters; newspaper clippings; newsletters; professional writings; and reference materials, documents Bleier's academic and activist activities.
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Ruth Bleier papers
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Bleier, Ruth, 1923-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 616
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1945-1987
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1950-1987
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Ruth Bleier (1923–1988) was a neurophysiologist and also one of the first feminist scholars to explore how gender biases have shaped biology. This collection, including personal and professional letters; newspaper clippings; newsletters; professional writings; and reference materials, documents Bleier's academic and activist activities.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Bleier, Ruth, 1923- Association for Women in Science. Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010 Maryland Committee for Peace. University of Wisconsin--Madison.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Publications (document genre) Writings (document genre)
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1970-1972
Creator:
Bockris, Victor, 1949-
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (four containers and one oversize folder)
Telegraph Books (circa 1970-1972) was a publishing company founded by Victor Bockris, a poet, editor, and biographer of artists, authors, and musicians, poet Aram Saroyan, and literary agent Andrew Wylie. The Telegraph Books collection, dating from 1970 through 1972, documents the activities and functions of Telegraph Books publications in addition to the activities of Victor Bockris at that time, including audio recordings of interviews and conversations with colleagues and workshop materials.
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Telegraph Books collection
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Bockris, Victor, 1949-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 999
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (four containers and one oversize folder)
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1970-1972
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Telegraph Books (circa 1970-1972) was a publishing company founded by Victor Bockris, a poet, editor, and biographer of artists, authors, and musicians, poet Aram Saroyan, and literary agent Andrew Wylie. The Telegraph Books collection, dating from 1970 through 1972, documents the activities and functions of Telegraph Books publications in addition to the activities of Victor Bockris at that time, including audio recordings of interviews and conversations with colleagues and workshop materials.
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1970s
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Bockris, Victor, 1949- Telegraph Books (Firm).
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Audiovisual materials Broadsides (notices) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Interviews Photographs Poems Publications (document genre)
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