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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1798
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1800
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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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1798
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A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century Quotations
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1911-1930
Creator:
Cheyney, Edward Potts, 1861-1947
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Potts Cheyney (1861-1947) was a historian of European history and a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of five folders of various writings by Edward Potts Cheney, including a biography of Henry Charles Lea.
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Edward Potts Cheyney manuscripts
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Cheyney, Edward Potts, 1861-1947
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1078
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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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1911-1930
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Edward Potts Cheyney (1861-1947) was a historian of European history and a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of five folders of various writings by Edward Potts Cheney, including a biography of Henry Charles Lea.
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Cheyney, Edward Potts, 1861-1947 Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909 Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877
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Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1592-1810
Extent: 1 box
This collection contains 52 assorted English legal documents. Most are brief transactional records attesting to land sales, contracts, or estate settlements. Though mostly unrelated, there are a few small groups of connected documents, such as the five certificates of payment by Captain Roger Martin to various parties executed during December 1685. Beyond these transactional documents are a 1679 record of arguments before the Privy Council as well as a 1770 warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Gwyn, an Ipswich medical doctor.
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English legal documents collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 910
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
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1592-1810
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This collection contains 52 assorted English legal documents. Most are brief transactional records attesting to land sales, contracts, or estate settlements. Though mostly unrelated, there are a few small groups of connected documents, such as the five certificates of payment by Captain Roger Martin to various parties executed during December 1685. Beyond these transactional documents are a 1679 record of arguments before the Privy Council as well as a 1770 warrant for the arrest of Nicholas Gwyn, an Ipswich medical doctor.
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1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
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Gwyn, Nicholas, Dr., died 1798 Martin, Roger, Captain, died 1687
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Deeds Estate inventories Leases Legal documents Manuscripts, English--17th century Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century Seals (artifacts)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1662-1977
(Bulk: 1685-1715)
Creator:
Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730
Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
Extent: 1 box
This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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Southwell family papers on Ireland
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1084
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
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1662-1977
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1685-1715
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This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s
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English
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702 Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717 Van Homrigh, Bartholomew, -1703
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Correspondence Financial records Petitions
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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