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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1909-1910
Creator:
Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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Amelia Smith Calvert photographs of Costa Rican plants
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Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1199
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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 1909-1910
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"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876- Calvert, Philip Powell, 1871- Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950 Tonduz, Adolpho, 1862-1921
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Photograph albums Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1790-1809
Creator:
Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Annales de chimie is a scientific journal that was founded in Paris, France, in 1789 by Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737-1816) and Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794). This collection contains letters, pamphlets and manuscripts relating to Guyton de Morveau and his work as a lead editor of the Annales de chimie. Documents include foreign language originals, copy texts, or the actual printer's copy.
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Annales de chimie letters and documents
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Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1263
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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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1790-1809
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Annales de chimie is a scientific journal that was founded in Paris, France, in 1789 by Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737-1816) and Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794). This collection contains letters, pamphlets and manuscripts relating to Guyton de Morveau and his work as a lead editor of the Annales de chimie. Documents include foreign language originals, copy texts, or the actual printer's copy.
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1790s 1800s
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French
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Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816 Annales de chimie.
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Correspondence Manuscripts (document genre) Pamphlets
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1922-1929
Creator:
Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John Muirhead Macfarlane (1855-1943) was a Scottish botanist and professor at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Pennsylvania as well as the director of Penn’s Botanic Garden.This collection includes several manuscripts and typescripts for planned publications by James Muirhead Macfarlane, dating from 1923 to 1930. Writings include Fishes the Source of Petroleum, "The Fishes of the Ancient Mediterranean Basin in Relation to Supplies of Petroleum," a report from the Spec. American Petroleum Institute, "The Origin and Amount of Petroleum Supplies: A Study, a Criticism, and a Review of Criticisms," and "The Evolution and Distribution of Asclepiadaceae."
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John Muirhead Macfarlane writings
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Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1251
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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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1922-1929
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John Muirhead Macfarlane (1855-1943) was a Scottish botanist and professor at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Pennsylvania as well as the director of Penn’s Botanic Garden.This collection includes several manuscripts and typescripts for planned publications by James Muirhead Macfarlane, dating from 1923 to 1930. Writings include Fishes the Source of Petroleum, "The Fishes of the Ancient Mediterranean Basin in Relation to Supplies of Petroleum," a report from the Spec. American Petroleum Institute, "The Origin and Amount of Petroleum Supplies: A Study, a Criticism, and a Review of Criticisms," and "The Evolution and Distribution of Asclepiadaceae."
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1920s
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Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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circa 1959
Creator:
Peckham, Morse
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Charles Darwin's (1809-1882) The Origin of Species was published in six extensively edited editions. Over the course of this process, approximately 75% was rewritten between one and five times, and over 1,500 sentences were added, with the result that the sixth edition is nearly one third longer than the first. This collection contains a manuscript for the first variorum text of The Origin of Species, which was edited by Morse Peckham and published in 1959.
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Morse Peckham manuscript for variorum text of The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
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Peckham, Morse
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1077
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
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circa 1959
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Charles Darwin's (1809-1882) The Origin of Species was published in six extensively edited editions. Over the course of this process, approximately 75% was rewritten between one and five times, and over 1,500 sentences were added, with the result that the sixth edition is nearly one third longer than the first. This collection contains a manuscript for the first variorum text of The Origin of Species, which was edited by Morse Peckham and published in 1959.
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Peckham, Morse Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
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Manuscripts (document genre)
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1920-1921
Creator:
Taylor & Francis., Publisher
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Philosophical Magazine, which began in 1798, is one of the longest-running scientific journals in the English language. The British journal presents papers on materials science and condensed matter physics, primarily, and is published by Taylor & Francis. This collection consists of galley proofs for scientific articles published in the journal between 1920 and 1921, along with some accompanying manuscripts, typescripts, and illustrations.
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Philosophical Magazine galley proofs for science articles
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Taylor & Francis., Publisher
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1329
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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)
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1920-1921
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The Philosophical Magazine, which began in 1798, is one of the longest-running scientific journals in the English language. The British journal presents papers on materials science and condensed matter physics, primarily, and is published by Taylor & Francis. This collection consists of galley proofs for scientific articles published in the journal between 1920 and 1921, along with some accompanying manuscripts, typescripts, and illustrations.
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1920s
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English
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Taylor & Francis. Philosophical Magazine.
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Galley proofs Manuscripts (documents) Typescripts
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1786-1826, undated
Creator:
Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843
Extent: 1 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Adrain (1775-1843), a prominent Irish scientist and mathematician, is best known for his formulation of the method of least squares.The collection includes mathematical and scientific texts from Adrain's library written in English, French, and Latin, and cards containing a list of books from Adrain's library, as well as a letter concerning Adrain's potential appointment to a faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Robert Adrain papers
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Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1066
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear feet (1 box)
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1786-1826, undated
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Robert Adrain (1775-1843), a prominent Irish scientist and mathematician, is best known for his formulation of the method of least squares.The collection includes mathematical and scientific texts from Adrain's library written in English, French, and Latin, and cards containing a list of books from Adrain's library, as well as a letter concerning Adrain's potential appointment to a faculty position at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Adrain, Robert, 1775-1843 Académie royale des sciences (France).
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Books Manuscripts (document genre)
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1865-1926
Creator:
Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was an American philosopher who served on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania from 1907 to 1926. Teaching both Latin and Philosophy, Newbold is perhaps best known for his work delving into antiquarian mysteries. This collection contains material from two pieces of scholarship by Newbold during his time at the University of Pennsylvania.
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William Romaine Newbold papers
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Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1076
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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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1865-1926
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William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was an American philosopher who served on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania from 1907 to 1926. Teaching both Latin and Philosophy, Newbold is perhaps best known for his work delving into antiquarian mysteries. This collection contains material from two pieces of scholarship by Newbold during his time at the University of Pennsylvania.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926 Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294
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Manuscripts (document genre)
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1920-1997
Extent: 3 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection contains published material relating to atomic energy and the atomic age.
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Zinman Atomic Energy collection
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PUSP.Print Collection 46
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1920-1997
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This collection contains published material relating to atomic energy and the atomic age.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
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Books Government publications Publications (documents)
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