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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-10-25
1798-1975
(Bulk: 1915-1972)
Creator:
Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; ,
Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975,
Extent: 4 cubic feet
The Dechert family was involved in Philadelphia's legal, civic, and military history from the mid-nineteenth century through twentieth century. The Robert Dechert Family Papers primarily document the life of Robert Dechert, touching upon almost all of his activities.
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Robert Dechert Family Papers
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Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; , Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975,
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UPT 50 D293
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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4 cubic feet
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1798-1975
bulk date
1915-1972
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The Dechert family was involved in Philadelphia's legal, civic, and military history from the mid-nineteenth century through twentieth century. The Robert Dechert Family Papers primarily document the life of Robert Dechert, touching upon almost all of his activities.
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Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975 Dechert, Elijah, 1799-1854 Dechert, Henry Martyn, 1832-1918 Dechert, Henry Taylor, 1859-1915 Dechert, Robert Porter, 1842-1894 Holdsworth, William Searle, 1871-1944 Lawrenceville School (N.J.). Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.. Pennsylvania. National Guard. Phillips Brooks School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Porter family. Porter, Andrew, 1743-1813 Porter, David Rittenhouse, 1788-1867 Porter, James Madison, 1793-1862 Porter, Robert, 1768-1848 St. John's College (University of Oxford). United States. Dept. of Defense. -- General subdivision--Officials and employees.; University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society. Award of Merit. University of Pennsylvania. Robert Dechert Collection of Americana. University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--Alumni and alumnae.; West Philadelphia Home Guard (Pa.).
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Articles. Awards. Clippings. Commissions. Correspondence. Diaries. Examinations. Lecture notes. Letters. Memorabilia. Minutes. Newspapers. Pamphlets. Photoprints. Scrapbooks. Speeches. Wills.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-10-25
1890-1971
(Bulk: 1909-1971)
Creator:
Kintner, Watson, 1890-1979,
Extent: 0.75 cubic feet
Watson Kintner entered the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1916 with a degree in chemical engineering. The Watson Kintner Papers are a small collection containing the personal affects of Kintner. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs - many of the University of Pennsylvania's campus between 1911 and 1916 as well as a number of family images from the turn of the century.
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Watson Kintner Papers
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Kintner, Watson, 1890-1979,
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UPT 50 K51
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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0.75 cubic feet
inclusive date
1890-1971
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1909-1971
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Watson Kintner entered the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1916 with a degree in chemical engineering. The Watson Kintner Papers are a small collection containing the personal affects of Kintner. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs - many of the University of Pennsylvania's campus between 1911 and 1916 as well as a number of family images from the turn of the century.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Kintner, Watson, 1890-1979 University of Pennsylvania. University Museum. Watson Kintner (CH.E.'16) Film Library.
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Memorabilia. Photographs.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-10-31
1913-1990
(Bulk: 1917-1975)
Creator:
Massiah, Edith Lamarre, 1918 - 1991,
Massiah, Frederick, 1886-1975,
Extent: 6 cubic feet
Frederick McDonald Massiah became a leader in the use of reinforced concrete in building construction,and was one of the first successful African-American contracting engineers in the United States. The Frederick and Edith L. Massiah Papers documents the professional activities of Frederick Massiah as a contract engineer and business man, as well as the Massiah Family life in Philadelphia. The collection is organized into three series: Business Papers, Family Papers, and Awards and Certificates.
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Frederick and Edith L. Massiah Papers
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Massiah, Edith Lamarre, 1918 - 1991, Massiah, Frederick, 1886-1975,
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UPT 50 M417
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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6 cubic feet
inclusive date
1913-1990
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1917-1975
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Frederick McDonald Massiah became a leader in the use of reinforced concrete in building construction,and was one of the first successful African-American contracting engineers in the United States. The Frederick and Edith L. Massiah Papers documents the professional activities of Frederick Massiah as a contract engineer and business man, as well as the Massiah Family life in Philadelphia. The collection is organized into three series: Business Papers, Family Papers, and Awards and Certificates.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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Massiah, Edith Lamarre, 1918 - 1991 Massiah, Frederick, 1886-1975
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-10-31
1863-1962
(Bulk: 1916-1933)
Creator:
Madeira, Percy C., (Percy Childs), 1889-1967,
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
Percy Childs Madeira, Jr. graduated from Harvard University in 1910, and the Law School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1913. Percy Madeira enlisted as a private in the First City Troop (or First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary) of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard during World War I. The fields of anthropology and archaeology were where Percy Madeira's passions lie. He returned the University of Pennsylvania in the 1930s to attend graduate school and received his master's degree in anthropology in 1933. The Percy C. Madeira, Jr. Papers document his service in the First City Troop during World War I, graduate work in anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, and his final years with the banking business.
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Percy C. Madeira, Jr. Papers
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Madeira, Percy C., (Percy Childs), 1889-1967,
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UPT 50 M181.1
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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0.5 cubic feet
inclusive date
1863-1962
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1916-1933
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Percy Childs Madeira, Jr. graduated from Harvard University in 1910, and the Law School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1913. Percy Madeira enlisted as a private in the First City Troop (or First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary) of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard during World War I. The fields of anthropology and archaeology were where Percy Madeira's passions lie. He returned the University of Pennsylvania in the 1930s to attend graduate school and received his master's degree in anthropology in 1933. The Percy C. Madeira, Jr. Papers document his service in the First City Troop during World War I, graduate work in anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, and his final years with the banking business.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Madeira, Percy C., (Percy Childs), 1889-1967 Pennsylvania. National Guard. Troop of Philadelphia Cavalry, 1st. Tradesmens Bank and Trust Company (Philadelphia, Pa.). United States. Army. -- General subdivision--History; Chronological subdivision--Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916.; University of Pennsylvania. Dept. of Anthropology.
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-11-01
1797-1956
(Bulk: 1889-1956)
Creator:
Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961,
Extent: 39 cubic feet
George Wharton Pepper, an 1862 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. The George Wharton Pepper Papers document his personal and professional life.
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George Wharton Pepper Papers
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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961,
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UPT 50 P423
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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39 cubic feet
inclusive date
1797-1956
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1889-1956
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George Wharton Pepper, an 1862 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. The George Wharton Pepper Papers document his personal and professional life.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Biddle, Anthony J. Drexel, (Anthony Joseph Drexel), 1874-1948. Coolidge, Calvin,, 1872-1933. Coxe, Elizabeth Sinkler, 1843-1919 Episcopal Church. League of Nations. Pepper family. Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Pepper, George, 1841-1872 Pepper, Hitty Markoe Wharton, 1842-1913 Permanent Court of International Justice. Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Stonemen's Fellowship. United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1947-1949). United States. Congress. Senate. University of Pennsylvania. Law School. Wharton, Geo. M., (George Mifflin), 1808-1870
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-11-04
1798-1990
(Bulk: 1918-1990)
Creator:
Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909-,
Extent: 41 cubic feet
Harold Scheie was a noted ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania. The Harold Glendon Scheie Papers mainly document the professional contributions and achievements of Dr. Scheie in the field of Ophthalmology. There is a small group of personal papers, but these papers, in large part, still reflect in some way upon his devotion to his profession.
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Harold Glendon Scheie Papers
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Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909-,
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UPT 50 S138
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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41 cubic feet
inclusive date
1798-1990
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1918-1990
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Harold Scheie was a noted ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania. The Harold Glendon Scheie Papers mainly document the professional contributions and achievements of Dr. Scheie in the field of Ophthalmology. There is a small group of personal papers, but these papers, in large part, still reflect in some way upon his devotion to his profession.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909- Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979 Scheie Eye Institute. Scheie, Ella Mae Ware. Scheie, Larts T. United States. Army. General Hospital, 20th. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-11-06
1875-1995
(Bulk: 1889-1955)
Creator:
Singer, Edgar A., (Edgar Arthur), 1873-1955,
Extent: 5.25 cubic feet
The Edgar Arthur Singer, Jr. Papers documents the career and life of University of Pennsylvania Professor of Philosophy Edgar Arthur Singer, Jr. The collection consists primarily of lecture materials, addresses, and copies of publications – particularly material on his final work Experience and Reflection.
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Edgar Arthur Singer, Jr. Papers
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Singer, Edgar A., (Edgar Arthur), 1873-1955,
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UPT 50 S617
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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5.25 cubic feet
inclusive date
1875-1995
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1889-1955
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The Edgar Arthur Singer, Jr. Papers documents the career and life of University of Pennsylvania Professor of Philosophy Edgar Arthur Singer, Jr. The collection consists primarily of lecture materials, addresses, and copies of publications – particularly material on his final work Experience and Reflection.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Singer, Edgar A., (Edgar Arthur), 1873-1955 James, William, 1842-1910
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Lecture notes.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2013-11-13
1873-1983
(Bulk: 1885-1945)
Creator:
Mossell, Nathan Francis, 1856-1946,
Extent: 1.75 cubic feet
title
Nathan Francis Mossell Papers
creator
Mossell, Nathan Francis, 1856-1946,
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UPT 50 M913
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
1.75 cubic feet
inclusive date
1873-1983
bulk date
1885-1945
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Mossell, Nathan Francis, 1856-1946 Bustill Family Cunningham, Gertrude Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Griffin, Mossie Mossell Mossell, Gertrude H., (Gertrude Hicks), 1855-1948 Mossell, Mary C.
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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-01-15
1776-2004
(Bulk: 1860-1960)
Creator:
Frazer family.
Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872
Frazer, John, 1882-1964
Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792
Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
Extent: 55 cubic feet
The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer Family Papers
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 F848
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
55 cubic feet
inclusive date
1776-2004
bulk date
1860-1960
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The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909 Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Addison, William H.F., (William Henry Fitzgerald), 1881-1963. American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Philosophical Society. Ashhurst, Richard Lewis, 1838-1911 Bache, A. D., (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 Bodley, Rachel L. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Brown, Amos P., (Amos Peaslee), 1864-1917 Cadwalader, John, 1842-1925 Cope, E. D., (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 Delta Alumni Association. Franklin Chess Club. Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frazer, Jr., John Frazer, Robert, 1771-1821 Fulton, John, 1826-1916 Harris, Joseph S., (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 Harrison, Charles Custis, 1844-1929 Holley, Alexander H., (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887 International Geological Congress. Kimball, Joseph P. Koenig, George Augustus, 1844-1913 Lesley, J. P., (J. Peter), 1819-1903 McKean, Thomas, 1842-1898 Metcalf, William, 1838-1909 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Mitchell, S. Weir, (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 New York Academy of Sciences. Page, W. Byrd, (William Byrd), 1866-1940 Penn Relay Carnival. Pennsylvania. Militia. Troop of Philadelphia Cavalry, 1st. Pennypacker, Samuel W., (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916 Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921 Pepper, Edward, 1847-1913 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Philadelphia Fencing and Sparring Club. Preu, Bernhard. Prime, Frederick, 1846-1915 Raymond, Rossiter W., (Rossiter Worthington), 1840-1918 Robinson, Beverley, 1844-1924 Selwyn, Alfred Richard Cecil, 1824-1902 Society of American Geologists. Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey. Sons of the Revolution. Pennsylvania Society. Sons of the Revolution. Stevens Institute of Technology. Togno, Rosalie Acelie Guillou. University Club of Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vossion, Louis, 1847-1906 Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Whelen, Edward Siddons, 1839-1884 Whelen, Henry. Whelen, Isabella N. Whelen, James Nevins, 1845-1901
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-02-12
1903-1980
(Bulk: 1912-1953)
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
This photographic collection, likely assembled from previously published sources, shows the activities of various visiting nurse associations around the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. It also contains other images related to public health, along with a series of Korean War photographs.
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Miscellaneous 20th Century Community Health photographs
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PU-N.MC 213
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
0.25 linear feet
inclusive date
1903-1980
bulk date
1912-1953
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This photographic collection, likely assembled from previously published sources, shows the activities of various visiting nurse associations around the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. It also contains other images related to public health, along with a series of Korean War photographs.
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Hamilton, Diane Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Visiting Nurse Association (Cleveland, Ohio). Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago. Visiting Nurse Service (Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.)). Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia.
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Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-02-12
circa 1900-1991
(Bulk: 1905-1944)
Creator:
Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
Extent: 18 linear feet
The Methodist Episcopal Hospital was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It opened in 1892 and soon afterwards established a nursing school. This collection contains student nurse records from the early 20th century and financial records from the World War II period.
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Methodist Episcopal Hospital (Philadelphia) School of Nursing records
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Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
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PU-N.MC 190
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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18 linear feet
inclusive date
circa 1900-1991
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1905-1944
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The Methodist Episcopal Hospital was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It opened in 1892 and soon afterwards established a nursing school. This collection contains student nurse records from the early 20th century and financial records from the World War II period.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses. Magilton, Jean Kunkle Methodist Episcopal Hospital Training School for Nurses.
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Financial records School records
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-08-12
1871-1977
(Bulk: 1918-1925)
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Irene Matthews is a nurse historian who spent part of her career researching notable women who served as nurses in the military services. This collection includes the files that Matthews created while researching several women for a proposed publication entitled Dictionary of Early Nurses.
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Irene Matthews research files
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PU-N.MC 30
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.2 linear feet
inclusive date
1871-1977
bulk date
1918-1925
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Irene Matthews is a nurse historian who spent part of her career researching notable women who served as nurses in the military services. This collection includes the files that Matthews created while researching several women for a proposed publication entitled Dictionary of Early Nurses.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1910s 1920s
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English
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Matthews, Irene, 1871-1944 Phillips, Harriet Newton
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Research (document genres)
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2015-08-12
1769-1988
(Bulk: 1906-1988)
Creator:
Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
Extent: 20.45 linear feet
The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing records
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 1
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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20.45 linear feet
inclusive date
1769-1988
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1906-1988
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The Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing Records consist of 20.45 linear feet of hospital records, school administration records, faculty and student files, yearbooks, photographs, and some artifacts. The records extend from the school's creation in 1908 until its closing in 1987. The collection comprehensively documents the growth of a suburban community hospital nurse training program.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital School of Nursing. Chestnut Hill Hospital.
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Administrative records Hospital records School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-03-21
1818-1950
(Bulk: 1847-1950)
Extent: 0.33 linear foot (1 box)
This is a collection of miscellaneous music material, including manuscript scores, printed scores, and printed sheet music. In addition to the music material, there is a letter and a photograph which were sent to Benedict Nenninger.
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Miscellaneous music manuscripts
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1192
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1818-1950
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1847-1950
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This is a collection of miscellaneous music material, including manuscript scores, printed scores, and printed sheet music. In addition to the music material, there is a letter and a photograph which were sent to Benedict Nenninger.
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English
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Clarke, Hugh Archibald, 1839-1927 Hoffmann von Fallersleben, August Heinrich, 1798-1874 Krummeich, Paul Stansfield, William Wilson, R. Jacque (Robert Jacque)
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Cabinet photographs Correspondence Scores Sheet music
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-09-27
1907-2011
(Bulk: 1911-1929)
Creator:
Shaw, Martha Emily, 1877-1944
Extent: 0.6 linear feet
This collection consists of the personal papers of Martha Emily Shaw, Philadelphia native and graduate of the Training School for Nurses of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection contains a volume of her lecture notes from 1911. Shaw served as a nurse during World War I at the University of Pennsylvania's Base Hospital No. 20 in France. Upon her return from the war, she became an active member of the American Legion’s Helen Fairchild Post #412. Her activities with the Post are documented in this collection's photographs.
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Martha Emily Shaw papers
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Shaw, Martha Emily, 1877-1944
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PU-N.MC 171
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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0.6 linear feet
inclusive date
1907-2011
bulk date
1911-1929
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This collection consists of the personal papers of Martha Emily Shaw, Philadelphia native and graduate of the Training School for Nurses of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection contains a volume of her lecture notes from 1911. Shaw served as a nurse during World War I at the University of Pennsylvania's Base Hospital No. 20 in France. Upon her return from the war, she became an active member of the American Legion’s Helen Fairchild Post #412. Her activities with the Post are documented in this collection's photographs.
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1910s 1920s
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Shaw, Martha Emily, 1877-1944 American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412. Kidd, Harry B. Philadelphia General Hospital. Shaw, Martha Emily, 1877-1944
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Lecture notes Photographs
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Date added: 2016-12-21
1892-1976
(Bulk: 1892-1969)
Creator:
Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry.
Extent: 1.25 cubic feet
The Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry was formed on March 1, 1881 by the first three graduation classes from the University of Pennsylvania's new Department of Dentistry. The Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry contains the record for the formation of the Dental Alumni Society from 1881 through to the mid-twentieth century.
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Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry Records
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Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry.
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PU-Ar.UPC 4.78
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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1.25 cubic feet
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1892-1976
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1892-1969
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The Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry was formed on March 1, 1881 by the first three graduation classes from the University of Pennsylvania's new Department of Dentistry. The Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry contains the record for the formation of the Dental Alumni Society from 1881 through to the mid-twentieth century.
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Society of the Alumni of the Department of Dentistry. Delta Alumni Association.
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Date added: 2016-12-21
1881-1955
(Bulk: 1881-1922)
Creator:
Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia.
Extent: 21.5 cubic feet
The Medico-Chirurgical College had its origins in 1848 as the Medico-Chirurgical Society, but it would not be until 1881 that Dr. George P. Oliver, who had been a member of the old society and held title to the new charter, organized a faculty to hold classes. In 1916 Medico-Chirurgical College’s Department of Medicine and the Department of Dentistry merged with the University of Pennsylvania. The Medico-Chirurgical College and Hospital of Philadelphia Records consist mainly of administrative and financial records for the College and Hospital from the late nineteenth through to it's merger with the University of Pennsylvania in 1916.
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Medico-Chirurgical College and Hospital of Philadelphia Records
creator
Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia.
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PU-Ar.UPC 50.3
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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21.5 cubic feet
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1881-1955
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1881-1922
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The Medico-Chirurgical College had its origins in 1848 as the Medico-Chirurgical Society, but it would not be until 1881 that Dr. George P. Oliver, who had been a member of the old society and held title to the new charter, organized a faculty to hold classes. In 1916 Medico-Chirurgical College’s Department of Medicine and the Department of Dentistry merged with the University of Pennsylvania. The Medico-Chirurgical College and Hospital of Philadelphia Records consist mainly of administrative and financial records for the College and Hospital from the late nineteenth through to it's merger with the University of Pennsylvania in 1916.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia. Medico-Chirurgical College (Philadelphia, Pa.). Department of Dentistry.
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Date added: 2016-12-21
1919-1980
(Bulk: 1919-1963)
Extent: 1 volume
The Goodfellows were organized in 1919 as a social group of dentists from Philadelphia, New York City, and Baltimore for the simple purpose of "friendship and the joy of meeting together." The Goodfellows Records is a bound volume that contains the minutes, invitations, photographs, and memorabilia of an informal social club.
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The Goodfellows Records
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UPV 503
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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1 volume
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1919-1980
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1919-1963
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The Goodfellows were organized in 1919 as a social group of dentists from Philadelphia, New York City, and Baltimore for the simple purpose of "friendship and the joy of meeting together." The Goodfellows Records is a bound volume that contains the minutes, invitations, photographs, and memorabilia of an informal social club.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Date added: 2016-12-21
1878-1983
(Bulk: 1878-1977)
Extent: 2.375 cubic feet
The School of Dental Medicine opened in 1878. A century later it was the third largest dental school in the United States. The School of Dental Medicine General Records is an eclectic group of items that document the students and faculty from the late nineteenth through mid-twentieth centuries.
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School of Dental Medicine. General Records
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id
PU-Ar.UPC 4.5
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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2.375 cubic feet
inclusive date
1878-1983
bulk date
1878-1977
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The School of Dental Medicine opened in 1878. A century later it was the third largest dental school in the United States. The School of Dental Medicine General Records is an eclectic group of items that document the students and faculty from the late nineteenth through mid-twentieth centuries.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Appleton, Joseph Luke Teasdale, 1888- Asbel, Milton B. School of Dental Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. Thomas W. Evans Museum and Dental Institute.
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Date added: 2016-12-23
1759-1976
(Bulk: 1860-1920)
Extent: 23 cubic feet
The Curriculum and Lecture Notes Collection was created by the University Archives in the 1950s to assemble individual manuscripts and small groupings of archival material relating to courses taught at the University of Pennsylvania throughout its entire history. This collection documents the teaching methods used in the various schools of the University of Pennsylvania throughout its history.
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Curriculum and Lecture Notes Collection
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PU-Ar.UPW
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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23 cubic feet
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1759-1976
bulk date
1860-1920
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The Curriculum and Lecture Notes Collection was created by the University Archives in the 1950s to assemble individual manuscripts and small groupings of archival material relating to courses taught at the University of Pennsylvania throughout its entire history. This collection documents the teaching methods used in the various schools of the University of Pennsylvania throughout its history.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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Alexander, Cyrus H., n.d. Ashhurst, John, Jr., 1839-1900 Baker, Mary Arnold, d. 1935 Bauer, William Theodore, n.d. Bell, Herbert Clifford Francis, 1881-1966 Brackbill, Joseph, 1846-1910 Brownlee, Rebecca J., 1911-1995 Carson, Hampton Lawrence, Jr., 1852-1929 Cocke, Cary Charles, 1814-1888 Coffman, Isaac Z., c. 1805-1896 Coriell, W. Wallace, n.d. Deeter, Paxson, 1880-1933 Ettinger, Amos Aschbach, 1901-1969 Fairlamb, Mary Eleanor, n.d. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Gilpin, John Robinson, 1827-1907 Godfrey, Andrew, 1874-1972 Greeson, James Omar, n.d. Harris, John McArthur, 1867-1948 Hazlehurst, George T., 1858-1881 Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966 Jones, William Rush, d. 1926 Kaplan, Ida E., n.d. Kinnersley, William, 1743-1785 Klein, Louis Amos, 1871-1953 Laird, Warren Powers, 1861-1948 Lamb, William W., n.d. Lambert, John, Jr., 1861-1908 Lester, Evan G., n.d. Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943 Marburg, Edgar, 1864-1918 Martin, Cyrena Van Syckel, 1890-1973 McHenry, Margaret, 1894-1973 Murphey, Samuel, n.d. Patten, Simon Nelson, 1852-1922 Pearson, Leonard D., 1868-1909 Pellissier, Edward Arthur, 1910-1978 Pepper, William, III, 1874-1947 Perot, John, 1860-1940 Peterson, Elizabeth Darst, n.d. Piersol, George Arthur, 1856-1924 Richards, Horace Clark, 1868-1945 Rodman, Jessie Abigail, 1887-1970 Shaaber, Matthias Adam, 1898-1977 Shantz, Tilgman Peter, 1823-1852 Smith, James Somers, 1866-1956 Smith, Thomas Leaming, 1844-1895 Smyth, Isaac S., Jr., 1859-1939 Snare, Jacob, Jr., 1854-1926 Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988 Starr, Isaac, 1895-1989 Steen, John Gill, 1839-1920 Stille, Alfred, 1813-1900 Taylor, George Bearmont, 1871-1952 University of Pennsylvania. Graduate School of Fine Arts. University of Pennsylvania. Law School. University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. School of Veterinary Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. Towne Scientific School. Wallace, James Madison Power, 1847-1907 Welsh, Henry Hunter, d. 1921 Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941 Welsh, Samuel, III, 1864-1907 Wilcox, Horace B., 1927-1982 Willson, David Burt, 1842-1919 Willson, Mary Grier, b. 1885 Yeates, Jasper, 1745-1817 Zuckerman, Michael, 1939-
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Lecture notes.
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Date added: 2017-03-01
1915-1969
(Bulk: 1915-1923)
Creator:
Fisher, Clarence Stanley, 1876-1941
Extent: 7 linear foot
Clarence S. Fisher was born in Philadelphia in 1876 and attended the University of Pennsylvania, attaining a degree in architecture in 1897 but devoting his entire life to archaeology. His first archaeology field experience was as the architect for the initial Babylonian expedition to Nippur from 1898 to 1900. This was followed by a research fellowship in Babylonian archaeology at the University Museum. Fisher also gained experience as an assistant to Harvard Archaeologist, George Andrew Reisner in Egypt and Samaria. From Reisner, Fisher learned archaeological techniques and the methods of meticulous record keeping he would use in his later work. Fisher was appointed a curator of the Egyptian section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum by George B. Gordon in 1914. He spent the next nine years in the field collecting data in Dendereh, Giza, Memphis, and Dra Abu el-Naga. The Clarence S. Fisher Memphis excavation records consist of six archival boxes of correspondence, notes, field cards, diaries, catalogues and photographs. In addition there is a card file with object notes. Oversize drawings, maps, plans, watercolors and financial records complete the collection.
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Clarence S. Fisher Memphis Expedition records
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Fisher, Clarence Stanley, 1876-1941
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PU-Mu. 1010
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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7 linear foot
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1915-1969
bulk date
1915-1923
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Clarence S. Fisher was born in Philadelphia in 1876 and attended the University of Pennsylvania, attaining a degree in architecture in 1897 but devoting his entire life to archaeology. His first archaeology field experience was as the architect for the initial Babylonian expedition to Nippur from 1898 to 1900. This was followed by a research fellowship in Babylonian archaeology at the University Museum. Fisher also gained experience as an assistant to Harvard Archaeologist, George Andrew Reisner in Egypt and Samaria. From Reisner, Fisher learned archaeological techniques and the methods of meticulous record keeping he would use in his later work. Fisher was appointed a curator of the Egyptian section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum by George B. Gordon in 1914. He spent the next nine years in the field collecting data in Dendereh, Giza, Memphis, and Dra Abu el-Naga. The Clarence S. Fisher Memphis excavation records consist of six archival boxes of correspondence, notes, field cards, diaries, catalogues and photographs. In addition there is a card file with object notes. Oversize drawings, maps, plans, watercolors and financial records complete the collection.
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1910s 1920s
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Fisher, Clarence Stanley, 1876-1941 Coxe, Eckley B., 1839-1895 Fisher, Clarence Stanley, 1876-1941 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
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Card catalogs Photographs
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Date added: 2017-03-02
1912-1954
(Bulk: 1912-1936)
Creator:
Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (the collection is contained in 20 folders housed in four archival boxes with oversized plates placed in drawer 47-49 of the map case. the first box contains ten folders from expedition i and iii. box two has the remaining folders from expedition iii, and all of expedition iv, the 1951 northern tepehuan linguistic expedition, and the expedition v materials. photographs from expedition ii are contained in 21 folders in boxes three and four. )
The J.Alden Mason Linguistic Expeditions to Mexico consist of six trips to study the languages of the Northern and Southern Tepehuan Indians of the region around Durango and the Nevome of the lower Pima Bajo area. From 1912 to 1954, Mason gathered information on the languages, ceremonial activities, prayers, and botany of the Piman tribes of northern and southern Mexico. Mason took numerous photographs and his second expedition, financed by Percy C. Madeira who accompanied Mason, consisted entirely of aerial photographs of the area. The 1936 Durango Expedition with Robert M. Merrill produced photographs, plates and objects from archaeological sites like Chalchihuites and Zape in the Durango region. The photographs and plates were reproduced in a 1937 article, "Late Archaeological Sites in Durango Mexico." During this trip, Mason shot unedited film showing the indigenous people and the countryside around Durango. Two additional expeditions in 1951 and 1954 resulted in reports of the Northern Tepehuan and Nevome languages and cultures.
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J. Alden Mason linguistic expeditions to Mexico records
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Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
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PU-Mu. 1139
repository
University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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1.4 linear feet (the collection is contained in 20 folders housed in four archival boxes with oversized plates placed in drawer 47-49 of the map case. the first box contains ten folders from expedition i and iii. box two has the remaining folders from expedition iii, and all of expedition iv, the 1951 northern tepehuan linguistic expedition, and the expedition v materials. photographs from expedition ii are contained in 21 folders in boxes three and four. )
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1912-1954
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1912-1936
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The J.Alden Mason Linguistic Expeditions to Mexico consist of six trips to study the languages of the Northern and Southern Tepehuan Indians of the region around Durango and the Nevome of the lower Pima Bajo area. From 1912 to 1954, Mason gathered information on the languages, ceremonial activities, prayers, and botany of the Piman tribes of northern and southern Mexico. Mason took numerous photographs and his second expedition, financed by Percy C. Madeira who accompanied Mason, consisted entirely of aerial photographs of the area. The 1936 Durango Expedition with Robert M. Merrill produced photographs, plates and objects from archaeological sites like Chalchihuites and Zape in the Durango region. The photographs and plates were reproduced in a 1937 article, "Late Archaeological Sites in Durango Mexico." During this trip, Mason shot unedited film showing the indigenous people and the countryside around Durango. Two additional expeditions in 1951 and 1954 resulted in reports of the Northern Tepehuan and Nevome languages and cultures.
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Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967 Fogg, John M., 1898-1982 Madeira, Percy C., Jr., 1889-1967 Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967
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Date added: 2017-03-02
1893-1956
(Bulk: 1893-1924)
Creator:
Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
Extent: 0.35 linear foot
George Byron Gordon led expeditions to Copan at the end of the nineteenth century and, with his brother MacLaren Gordon, to Alaska in 1905 and 1907. As Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and as Director of the Museum, Gordon was first to conduct regular lectures to undergraduate and graduate students in Anthropology and oversaw one of the the largest periods of Museum growth. The G.B. Gordon Central America collection includes diaries, surveying notes, reports and stories from the Copan Expeditions and the Yucatan Expedition in 1910, original stories, articles, and book reviews written by Dr. Gordon, communication with The British Museum about Maya site excavation, Gordon's introductions composed for speakers for the Saturday Afternoon Lecture Series, speeches to professional organizations, and class lectures.
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George Byron Gordon Central America expedition records
creator
Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
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PU-Mu. 1100
repository
University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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0.35 linear foot
inclusive date
1893-1956
bulk date
1893-1924
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George Byron Gordon led expeditions to Copan at the end of the nineteenth century and, with his brother MacLaren Gordon, to Alaska in 1905 and 1907. As Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and as Director of the Museum, Gordon was first to conduct regular lectures to undergraduate and graduate students in Anthropology and oversaw one of the the largest periods of Museum growth. The G.B. Gordon Central America collection includes diaries, surveying notes, reports and stories from the Copan Expeditions and the Yucatan Expedition in 1910, original stories, articles, and book reviews written by Dr. Gordon, communication with The British Museum about Maya site excavation, Gordon's introductions composed for speakers for the Saturday Afternoon Lecture Series, speeches to professional organizations, and class lectures.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Bowditch, Charles P., 1842-1921 Cavell, Edith, 1865-1915 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927
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Faculty papers Field notes
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Date added: 2017-03-03
1906-1924, 1926, 1955, 1983, undated
(Bulk: 1911-1923)
Creator:
Farabee, William Curtis, b. 1865-d. 1925
Extent: 5.3 linear feet
William C. Farabee (1865-1925) was a physical and cultural anthropologist, archaeologist, and cartographer who devoted most of his life’s work to documenting and interpreting the native cultures of South America, principally the Arawak and Carib peoples of the Amazon basin and the native peoples of the Andes. He also conducted archaeological studies at Marajo Island, Brazil, and at several other locations, including Peru and Ecuador. The collection consists of 5.3 linear feet of textual and photographic documentation related principally to the Amazon expedition of the University of Pennsylvania Museum, 1913-1916, and also to the Andean expedition of 1922-1923.
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William C. Farabee expedition records
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Farabee, William Curtis, b. 1865-d. 1925
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PU-Mu. 1120
repository
University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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5.3 linear feet
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1906-1924, 1926, 1955, 1983, undated
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1911-1923
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William C. Farabee (1865-1925) was a physical and cultural anthropologist, archaeologist, and cartographer who devoted most of his life’s work to documenting and interpreting the native cultures of South America, principally the Arawak and Carib peoples of the Amazon basin and the native peoples of the Andes. He also conducted archaeological studies at Marajo Island, Brazil, and at several other locations, including Peru and Ecuador. The collection consists of 5.3 linear feet of textual and photographic documentation related principally to the Amazon expedition of the University of Pennsylvania Museum, 1913-1916, and also to the Andean expedition of 1922-1923.
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Farabee, William Curtis, b. 1865-d. 1925 Church, Franklin H. (Franklin Higby), 1880- Farabee, William Curtis, b. 1865-d. 1925 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Lange, Algot, 1884- Ogilvie, John W.
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Date added: 2017-03-09
1826-1995
(Bulk: 1898-1960)
Extent: 16 linear feet
The American Section was one of the first to evolve during the early development of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The University Archaeological Association established in 1887 and later, the American Exploration Society, established in 1892, exhibited several small collections in College Hall before the building campaign for the museum began. Charles Abbott was the first curator of the section succeeded by Henry C. Mercer and then Stewart Culin who was also named Director in 1899. Each succeeding curator was responsible for adding collections, many of them representing their own expeditions in the United States, Alaska, Mexico, Central America and South America. Records in the files are dated from 1826 through the 1980s. The transfer of materials to the Archives took place piecemeal and without a central organization. The current re-processing placed the files into three series, Deaccessions and Loans, Collectors and Collections and Exhibits.
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American Section
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PU-Mu. 0044
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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16 linear feet
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1826-1995
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1898-1960
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The American Section was one of the first to evolve during the early development of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The University Archaeological Association established in 1887 and later, the American Exploration Society, established in 1892, exhibited several small collections in College Hall before the building campaign for the museum began. Charles Abbott was the first curator of the section succeeded by Henry C. Mercer and then Stewart Culin who was also named Director in 1899. Each succeeding curator was responsible for adding collections, many of them representing their own expeditions in the United States, Alaska, Mexico, Central America and South America. Records in the files are dated from 1826 through the 1980s. The transfer of materials to the Archives took place piecemeal and without a central organization. The current re-processing placed the files into three series, Deaccessions and Loans, Collectors and Collections and Exhibits.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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Abbott, Charles C., 1843-1919 Brinton, Daniel Garrison, 1837-1899 Bruckner, Geraldine M., b. 1901-d. 1982 Coe, William R. , 1926-2009 Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 Dyson, Robert H., 1927- Eyman, Frances, 1921-1949 Farabee, William Curtis, b. 1865-d. 1925 Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Kidder, Alfred Vincent, 1885-1963 King, Mary Elizabeth, b. 1929 Mason, John Alden, 1885-1967 Mercer, Henry C., 1856-1930 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Possehl, , Gregory L., Dr., b. 1941 Rainey, Froelich, Director of the University Museum Satterthwaite, Linton, 1897-1978 Shotridge, Louis Stevenson, Sara Yorke, 1847-1921
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