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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
after 1868
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection includes citations for books on catechism, the Book of Common Prayer, the Imitation of Christ, the history and origins of languages, introductions to and grammar of various languages, vocabulary of and comparative dictionaries on various languages, and the Bible and Christian texts in every language and dialect into which translations had been made by the 1860s. Citations for books printed as early as 1507 and as late as 1868 are included in the collection. This collection is primarily written in English, German, and French, but references books written in over 200 languages.
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Bibliographic notes on languages and religion
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1203
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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after 1868
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This collection includes citations for books on catechism, the Book of Common Prayer, the Imitation of Christ, the history and origins of languages, introductions to and grammar of various languages, vocabulary of and comparative dictionaries on various languages, and the Bible and Christian texts in every language and dialect into which translations had been made by the 1860s. Citations for books printed as early as 1507 and as late as 1868 are included in the collection. This collection is primarily written in English, German, and French, but references books written in over 200 languages.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1869-1901, undated
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
Extent: 5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection consists of correspondence, articles, lectures and notes by Daniel Garrison Brinton, as well as collected images and maps.
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Daniel Garrison Brinton papers
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 690
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1869-1901, undated
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Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899) was a Philadelphia surgeon and anthropologist who created, collected, and donated collections of books and manuscripts related to anthropology, colonization of the Americas, and native American linguistics. This collection consists of correspondence, articles, lectures and notes by Daniel Garrison Brinton, as well as collected images and maps.
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Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
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Drawings (visual works) Maps Photographs Reprographic copies
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1867-1885
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McElroy, John George Repplier, 1842-1890
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890), an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1862), is best known as a professor of Greek, History, and Rhetoric at his alma mater. This collection is primarily composed of lecture notes by John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890); however it also includes McElroy’s notes on his readings of Chaucer and his manuscript of Readings from the Electra of Socrates.
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John George Repplier McElroy lecture and literary notes
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McElroy, John George Repplier, 1842-1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 275
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1867-1885
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John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890), an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1862), is best known as a professor of Greek, History, and Rhetoric at his alma mater. This collection is primarily composed of lecture notes by John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890); however it also includes McElroy’s notes on his readings of Chaucer and his manuscript of Readings from the Electra of Socrates.
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1860s 1870s 1880s
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McElroy, John George Repplier, 1842-1890
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1900-1954
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Blancké, Wilton W. (Wilton Wallace), 1884-1949
Extent: 0.83 linear feet (2 boxes + 1 oversized folder)
The papers of Wilton W. Blancké document his life as an educator and author. A strong, vocal proponent for a foreign language curriculum in public education, Blancké wrote several articles on the subject. He also penned numerous letters to editors of various publications espousing the view that the study of foreign language contributes to an international understanding.
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Wilton W. Blancké papers
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Blancké, Wilton W. (Wilton Wallace), 1884-1949
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1081
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.83 linear feet (2 boxes + 1 oversized folder)
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1900-1954
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The papers of Wilton W. Blancké document his life as an educator and author. A strong, vocal proponent for a foreign language curriculum in public education, Blancké wrote several articles on the subject. He also penned numerous letters to editors of various publications espousing the view that the study of foreign language contributes to an international understanding.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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Blancké, Wilton W. (Wilton Wallace), 1884-1949
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Correspondence Essays Lecture notes Manuscripts, American--20th century
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