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Date added: 2017-02-27
1898-1992
Creator:
Furber, Holden, 1903-
Extent: 1.75 linear feet (5 boxes and oversized folder)
Holden Furber (1903-1993) was a professor of South Asian studies at the University of Pennsylvania from 1948 to 1973. His papers include his correspondence to his family while traveling; records relating to his education from grammar school to graduate school; his writings; his research; and his professional papers, largely as a professor.
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Holden Furber papers
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Furber, Holden, 1903-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1238
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.75 linear feet (5 boxes and oversized folder)
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1898-1992
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Holden Furber (1903-1993) was a professor of South Asian studies at the University of Pennsylvania from 1948 to 1973. His papers include his correspondence to his family while traveling; records relating to his education from grammar school to graduate school; his writings; his research; and his professional papers, largely as a professor.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Furber, Holden, 1903- University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Photographs Reprographic copies Research notes Reviews (document genre) School records Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-05-26
circa 1885-1921
Creator:
Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Morris Jastrow (1861-1921) was a professor of Semitic languages and librarian-in-chief at the University of Pennsylvania from 1885 to 1921. This collection contains lecture notes that likely come from a class taught by Morris Jastrow. These handwritten lecture notes discuss the contents, history and meaning of the Talmud, Hebrew festivals and worship sacrifice.
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Morris Jastrow lecture notes on the Talmud, Hebrew festivals, and worship sacrifice
creator
Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1294
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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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circa 1885-1921
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Morris Jastrow (1861-1921) was a professor of Semitic languages and librarian-in-chief at the University of Pennsylvania from 1885 to 1921. This collection contains lecture notes that likely come from a class taught by Morris Jastrow. These handwritten lecture notes discuss the contents, history and meaning of the Talmud, Hebrew festivals and worship sacrifice.
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Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921 University of Pennsylvania.
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Lecture notes Lectures Manuscripts (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-05-30
1921-1964
Creator:
Schrecker, Paul, 1889-
Extent: 10 linear feet (11 boxes)
Paul Schrecker (1889-1963) was an Austrian-born philosopher and University of Pennsylvania professor who edited the works of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz from 1929 to 1933 and Nicolas Malebranche from 1934 to 1940. This collection of his professional and personal papers consists of the teaching materials, correspondence, writing, and research materials accumulated throughout his career. This collection is of value to scholars interested in research on Enlightenment philosophers and the culture of 20th century academia.
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Paul Schrecker papers
creator
Schrecker, Paul, 1889-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 987
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1921-1964
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Paul Schrecker (1889-1963) was an Austrian-born philosopher and University of Pennsylvania professor who edited the works of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz from 1929 to 1933 and Nicolas Malebranche from 1934 to 1940. This collection of his professional and personal papers consists of the teaching materials, correspondence, writing, and research materials accumulated throughout his career. This collection is of value to scholars interested in research on Enlightenment philosophers and the culture of 20th century academia.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Schrecker, Paul, 1889- Bryn Mawr College. Descartes, René, 1596-1650 Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm,‏ ‎Freiherr von, 1646-1716 Malebranche, Nicolas, 1638-1715 New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997). University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Family papers Lecture notes Notebooks Photographs Research notes Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2018-03-09
1869-1950
(Bulk: 1880-1932)
Creator:
McMaster, John B. , Author
Extent: 16.5 linear feet (40 boxes)
John Bach McMaster (1852-1932) was an American writer and professor best known for his landmark history of the United States, A History of the People of the United States, which appeared in eight volumes from 1883 to 1913. McMaster’s historical technique was notable in its use of newspaper material and his insistence on providing social context from all classes, not simply the political leaders of the time. This collection contains correspondence, writings by McMaster, material used by McMaster in his research, and personal material, such as newspaper clippings of his life and work, testimonials by colleagues, and memorabilia.
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John B. McMaster papers
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McMaster, John B. , Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1330
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.5 linear feet (40 boxes)
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1869-1950
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1880-1932
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John Bach McMaster (1852-1932) was an American writer and professor best known for his landmark history of the United States, A History of the People of the United States, which appeared in eight volumes from 1883 to 1913. McMaster’s historical technique was notable in its use of newspaper material and his insistence on providing social context from all classes, not simply the political leaders of the time. This collection contains correspondence, writings by McMaster, material used by McMaster in his research, and personal material, such as newspaper clippings of his life and work, testimonials by colleagues, and memorabilia.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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McMaster, John B. University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Coins Correspondence Drafts (documents) Memorabilia Paper money Postage stamps Research notes Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-03-27
1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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Otto Albrecht papers
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
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1870-1984
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1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1924-1926
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania Fund.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The materials in this collection include informational and promotional material relating to the University of Pennsylvania Fund's fundraising effort between its founding in 1924 and 1926. The bulk of the material dates from 1925, and includes booklets, newsletters, donation forms, programs, fliers, and newspaper clippings.
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University of Pennsylvania Fund publicity material
creator
University of Pennsylvania Fund.
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PUSp.Print Collection 64
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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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1924-1926
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The materials in this collection include informational and promotional material relating to the University of Pennsylvania Fund's fundraising effort between its founding in 1924 and 1926. The bulk of the material dates from 1925, and includes booklets, newsletters, donation forms, programs, fliers, and newspaper clippings.
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1920s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania Fund. University of Pennsylvania.
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Newspapers Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2020-02-05
1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
Creator:
Biddle family.
Extent: 14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family papers
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Biddle family.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1351
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
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1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
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The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family. Barclay, John, 1749-1816 Biddle, Alfred Alexander, 1885-1967 Biddle, Arthur, 1852-1897 Biddle, Christine Williams, -1861 Biddle, Edith F. Biddle, George W. (George Washington), 1818-1897 Biddle, Gertrude Heckscher, 1894-1942 Biddle, Julia, 1819-1896 Biddle, Julia, 1858-1952 Biddle, Julian Cornell, 1890-1917 Biddle, Maria Cox McMurtrie, 1818-1901 Biddle, Thomas, 1776-1857 Biddle, Thomas, 1814-1888 Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 Thos. A. Biddle & Co. University of Pennsylvania. Yale University.
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Business records Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Military records Photographs School records Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2020-02-10
1996-2016
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House.
Extent: 6 linear feet (6 boxes)
Founded in 1995 by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the Kelly Writers House serves as a center for writers of all kinds from the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region at large. This collection consists of original recordings of their programs and projects--poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, web magazines, lectures, dinners, radio broadcasts, workshops, art exhibits, and musical performances, the content of which is available at http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/multimedia/medialinks/
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Kelly Writers House recordings
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University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1431
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1996-2016
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Founded in 1995 by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the Kelly Writers House serves as a center for writers of all kinds from the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region at large. This collection consists of original recordings of their programs and projects--poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, web magazines, lectures, dinners, radio broadcasts, workshops, art exhibits, and musical performances, the content of which is available at http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/multimedia/medialinks/
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania.
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Audiocassettes Audiovisual materials
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Date added: 2020-04-03
1914-1973
Creator:
Baugh, Albert C. (Albert Croll), 1891-1981
Extent: 15 boxes
Consists of 15 boxes of Albert Croll Baugh’s professional papers, including correspondence, research materials, a catalog of the book collection he donated to the University of Pennsylvania libraries, and reproductions of various medieval manuscripts. The correspondence is professional and overwhelmingly relates to Baugh’s research. The research materials consist primarily of notes, unpublished article reviews, reprints of articles, and newspaper clippings, and make up the greater bulk of the collection. These materials cover Middle English, French and Anglo-Latin literature and literary history in the twelfth through sixteenth centuries. Specific topics covered in the research materials include Arthurian legends, Chaucer, Middle English language (including spelling, grammar and punctuation) and literature (especially romances, plays and lyric works), Piers Plowman, and the concept of the table dormant, as well as the teaching of English and the editing of medieval texts. The catalog records Baugh’s extensive personal research library and can additionally be found on microfilm, along with various medieval manuscripts on microfilm. The bulk of the manuscript reproductions are, however, in photograph, facsimile or photocopied form. These manuscripts are primarily in Middle English (with a few in Latin) and include various transcriptions of the Ancren riwle (a 13th century text of rules for anchoresses, one version of which Baugh edited and then published in 1956), two versions of Piers Plowman, (the B and C texts), various English public records, and miscellaneous other Middle English works.
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Albert Croll Baugh papers
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Baugh, Albert C. (Albert Croll), 1891-1981
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 689
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
15 boxes
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1914-1973
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Consists of 15 boxes of Albert Croll Baugh’s professional papers, including correspondence, research materials, a catalog of the book collection he donated to the University of Pennsylvania libraries, and reproductions of various medieval manuscripts. The correspondence is professional and overwhelmingly relates to Baugh’s research. The research materials consist primarily of notes, unpublished article reviews, reprints of articles, and newspaper clippings, and make up the greater bulk of the collection. These materials cover Middle English, French and Anglo-Latin literature and literary history in the twelfth through sixteenth centuries. Specific topics covered in the research materials include Arthurian legends, Chaucer, Middle English language (including spelling, grammar and punctuation) and literature (especially romances, plays and lyric works), Piers Plowman, and the concept of the table dormant, as well as the teaching of English and the editing of medieval texts. The catalog records Baugh’s extensive personal research library and can additionally be found on microfilm, along with various medieval manuscripts on microfilm. The bulk of the manuscript reproductions are, however, in photograph, facsimile or photocopied form. These manuscripts are primarily in Middle English (with a few in Latin) and include various transcriptions of the Ancren riwle (a 13th century text of rules for anchoresses, one version of which Baugh edited and then published in 1956), two versions of Piers Plowman, (the B and C texts), various English public records, and miscellaneous other Middle English works.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Baugh, Albert C. (Albert Croll), 1891-1981 Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 Langland, William, 1330?-1400?, Piers Plowman University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Microfilms Photographs
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Date added: 2020-04-03
1918-1994
Creator:
Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Arthur Hawley "Joe" Scouten was a scholar of British literature and theater and a University of Pennsylvania professor. This collection contains a small amount of his research materials and correspondence, as well as some biographical and memorial materials and a number of his school and work records.
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Arthur Scouten papers
creator
Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1426
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1918-1994
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Arthur Hawley "Joe" Scouten was a scholar of British literature and theater and a University of Pennsylvania professor. This collection contains a small amount of his research materials and correspondence, as well as some biographical and memorial materials and a number of his school and work records.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Research notes
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Date added: 2020-04-03
1801-1961
(Bulk: 1907-1960)
Creator:
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
Extent: 46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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Arthur Hobson Quinn papers
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1236
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
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1801-1961
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1907-1960
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Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960 Herne, James A., 1839-1901 O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 University of Pennsylvania. Department of English. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Librettos Manuscripts (documents) Playbills Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-04-06
1802-1929
(Bulk: 1822-1899)
Creator:
Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Beasley family papers are comprised largely of documents relating to three generations of Beasleys who lived in the vicinity of Philadelphia in the nineteenth century: Frederick Beasley (1777-1845), Frederick Williamson Beasley (1808-1878), and Frederick Williamson Beasley, Jr. (1845-1873). The collection includes letters, certificates, published works of the Beasleys, memorabilia from the University of Pennsylvania, guidebooks to the city of Philadelphia, and auction catalogues relating to the interests of the Beasley and Bancker families. The collection includes items with dates ranging from 1802 to 1929, with the bulk of the material falling between 1822 and 1899.
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Beasley family papers
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Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1217
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1802-1929
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1822-1899
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The Beasley family papers are comprised largely of documents relating to three generations of Beasleys who lived in the vicinity of Philadelphia in the nineteenth century: Frederick Beasley (1777-1845), Frederick Williamson Beasley (1808-1878), and Frederick Williamson Beasley, Jr. (1845-1873). The collection includes letters, certificates, published works of the Beasleys, memorabilia from the University of Pennsylvania, guidebooks to the city of Philadelphia, and auction catalogues relating to the interests of the Beasley and Bancker families. The collection includes items with dates ranging from 1802 to 1929, with the bulk of the material falling between 1822 and 1899.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878 Bancker, Charles Nicoll, 1778-1869 Beasley, Frederick W., 1845-1873 Beasley, Frederick, 1777-1845 Episcopal Church. Diocese of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania.
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Auction catalogs Certificates Correspondence Family papers Poems School records Sermons Speeches Travel guidebooks Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-04-07
1998-2016
Creator:
Common Press.
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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Common Press printed projects and ephemera
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Common Press.
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PUSp.Print Collection 37
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
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1998-2016
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The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Common Press. University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania. School of Design. University of Pennsylvania.
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Books Broadsides (notices) Chapbooks Postcards Posters Prints
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Date added: 2020-04-07
1882-1883
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania.
Extent: 1 volume
Chaff was an illustrated monthly humor magazine published by the “Chaff Publishing Company of the University of Pennsylvania” from October 1882 to June 1884. Penn Kislak Center holds Vol. I of Chaff, published for the academic year 1882-1883.
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Chaff. A Monthly Illustrated Paper, published by the Chaff Publishing Company of the University of Pennsylvania
creator
University of Pennsylvania.
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PUSp.AP85.P384U.882c
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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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1882-1883
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Chaff was an illustrated monthly humor magazine published by the “Chaff Publishing Company of the University of Pennsylvania” from October 1882 to June 1884. Penn Kislak Center holds Vol. I of Chaff, published for the academic year 1882-1883.
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1880s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania.
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Cartoons (humorous images) Periodicals Poems
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Date added: 2020-04-08
2017-2018
Creator:
Toccafondi, David, Collector
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains printed flyers and event posters culled from the bulletin board on the ground floor of the Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
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David Toccafondi collection of University of Pennsylvania Van Pelt Library bulletin board flyers
creator
Toccafondi, David, Collector
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PUSp.Print Collection 61
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
2017-2018
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains printed flyers and event posters culled from the bulletin board on the ground floor of the Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
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2010s
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English
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Toccafondi, David University of Pennsylvania.
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Fliers (printed matter) Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2020-04-08
2017-2018
Creator:
Toccafondi, David, Collector
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (5 boxes (two record center boxes and three flat boxes))
This collection contains ephemera culled from bulletin boards and other public advertising spaces across the University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
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David Toccafondi collection of University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia ephemera
creator
Toccafondi, David, Collector
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PUSp.Print Collection 62
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.5 linear feet (5 boxes (two record center boxes and three flat boxes))
inclusive date
2017-2018
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains ephemera culled from bulletin boards and other public advertising spaces across the University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
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2010s
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English
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Toccafondi, David University of Pennsylvania.
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Fliers (printed matter) Memorabilia Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2020-04-13
1856-1945
Creator:
Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945
Extent: 7.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, an expert on Shakespeare, and an author of scholarly works on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature. This collection documents Schelling's life as a student, a professor, a scholar, and an author. It also documents the University of Pennsylvania through the eyes of an individual who was a student and a faculty member over a period of more than fifty years.
title
Felix E. Schelling papers
creator
Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1118
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
inclusive date
1856-1945
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abstract/scope/contents
Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, an expert on Shakespeare, and an author of scholarly works on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature. This collection documents Schelling's life as a student, a professor, a scholar, and an author. It also documents the University of Pennsylvania through the eyes of an individual who was a student and a faculty member over a period of more than fifty years.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945 Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861-1944 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Financial records Printed ephemera Research notes Scrapbooks Speeches Theater programs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-04-15
1783-1810, undated
Creator:
Bartram, Moses, -1791
Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856
Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817
Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Simonton, William, 1788-1846
Extent: 4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
title
Benjamin Rush lecture notes
creator
Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 225
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
inclusive date
1783-1810, undated
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abstract/scope/contents
The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
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English
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Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania.
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Lecture notes Notebooks
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Date added: 2020-04-24
1976-1984
Creator:
Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948-
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Jeremy Duncan Nicholson (born 1948) was a community organizer for the gay and lesbian community at the University of Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia, from roughly 1975 to 1982, when he was a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes material from several organizations of which Nicholson was a part, such as the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania (CA), the Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (PLGTF), Gay Peer Counseling (GPC), Gays at Penn, and Philadelphia community health organizations, including Lavender Health and the Eromin Center.
title
Jeremy Duncan Nicholson papers related to LGBT issues at the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia
creator
Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1414
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1976-1984
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abstract/scope/contents
Jeremy Duncan Nicholson (born 1948) was a community organizer for the gay and lesbian community at the University of Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia, from roughly 1975 to 1982, when he was a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes material from several organizations of which Nicholson was a part, such as the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania (CA), the Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (PLGTF), Gay Peer Counseling (GPC), Gays at Penn, and Philadelphia community health organizations, including Lavender Health and the Eromin Center.
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1970s 1980s
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language_facet
English
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Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948- Christian Association (University of Pennsylvania). Gay Peer Counseling (University of Pennsylvania). Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force. University of Pennsylvania.
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By-laws Correspondence Financial records Minutes (Records) Promotional materials
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Date added: 2020-04-24
1886-1990
Creator:
Sellin, Johan Thorsten, 1896-1994
Extent: 82 boxes
The Johan Thorsten Sellin Papers include correspondence; biographical materials; drafts of writings; notes; clippings about Sellin’s work; minutes; reprints of criminology articles; memorabilia; and some photographs. The material is largely professional, not personal, and documents Sellin’s research as a penologist and his career as a teacher of sociology and criminology, as well as his works in Swedish-American causes.
title
Johan Thorsten Sellin papers
creator
Sellin, Johan Thorsten, 1896-1994
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 694
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
82 boxes
inclusive date
1886-1990
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abstract/scope/contents
The Johan Thorsten Sellin Papers include correspondence; biographical materials; drafts of writings; notes; clippings about Sellin’s work; minutes; reprints of criminology articles; memorabilia; and some photographs. The material is largely professional, not personal, and documents Sellin’s research as a penologist and his career as a teacher of sociology and criminology, as well as his works in Swedish-American causes.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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language_facet
English
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Sellin, Johan Thorsten, 1896-1994 International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation. International Society of Criminology. University of Pennsylvania. Sociology. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Memorabilia Negatives (photographic) Photographs Research notes
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Date added: 2020-04-24
1969-1982
Creator:
Brecher, Jeremy
Eyer, Joe
Extent: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Joseph (Joe) Eyer (1944-2017) was a scholar from Philadelphia whose research focused on social causes and health effects of stress. This collection includes Eyer’s writings (both published and unpublished) on medicine, mental illness, and socio-economic issues related to stress; course material from his doctoral program in biology at the University of Pennsylvania; and letters to and collaborative engagement with his colleagues, in particular, Jeremy Brecher, Ingrid Waldron, and Peter Sterling. This collection documents the Philadelphia scholars' research on topics including mortality, addiction, suicide, ecology, physiology, and sex.
title
Jeremy Brecher collection of Joseph Eyer material
creator
Brecher, Jeremy Eyer, Joe
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1404
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1969-1982
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abstract/scope/contents
Joseph (Joe) Eyer (1944-2017) was a scholar from Philadelphia whose research focused on social causes and health effects of stress. This collection includes Eyer’s writings (both published and unpublished) on medicine, mental illness, and socio-economic issues related to stress; course material from his doctoral program in biology at the University of Pennsylvania; and letters to and collaborative engagement with his colleagues, in particular, Jeremy Brecher, Ingrid Waldron, and Peter Sterling. This collection documents the Philadelphia scholars' research on topics including mortality, addiction, suicide, ecology, physiology, and sex.
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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language_facet
English
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Brecher, Jeremy Eyer, Joe Eyer, Joe Sterling, Peter, 1940- University of Pennsylvania. Department of Biology. University of Pennsylvania. Waldron, Ingrid
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Articles Correspondence Research notes Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-04-27
1885-1958
(Bulk: 1903-1958)
Creator:
Haney, John Louis, 1877-1960, Author
Extent: 8 linear feet (16 boxes )
This collection contains material related to the professional, academic, and personal life of John Louis Haney (1877-1960), a high school principal, scholar, and book collector. It contains correspondence; research notes on various topics; and manuscript drafts of essays, talks, and radio transcripts, as well as an inventory of his library and journals concerning his undergraduate and graduate education.
title
John Louis Haney papers
creator
Haney, John Louis, 1877-1960, Author
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1302
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
8 linear feet (16 boxes )
inclusive date
1885-1958
bulk date
1903-1958
abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains material related to the professional, academic, and personal life of John Louis Haney (1877-1960), a high school principal, scholar, and book collector. It contains correspondence; research notes on various topics; and manuscript drafts of essays, talks, and radio transcripts, as well as an inventory of his library and journals concerning his undergraduate and graduate education.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Haney, John Louis, 1877-1960 Central High School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772-1834 University of Pennsylvania.
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Date added: 2020-04-27
1779-1937
(Bulk: 1893-1911)
Creator:
John Bartram Association.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
title
John Bartram Association records relating to its foundation and early organization
creator
John Bartram Association.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1003
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1779-1937
bulk date
1893-1911
abstract/scope/contents
The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1890s 1900s 1910s
language_facet
English
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John Bartram Association. Bartram, John, 1699-1777 Historic Bartram's Garden (Organization). MacFarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania.
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Advertising cards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Invitations
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Date added: 2020-04-27
1908-1980
Creator:
Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
Extent: 37 linear feet (37 boxes)
John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
title
John W. Mauchly papers
creator
Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 925
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
37 linear feet (37 boxes)
inclusive date
1908-1980
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abstract/scope/contents
John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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language_facet
English
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980 Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995 Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.). Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics. Moore School of Electrical Engineering. Remington Rand, Inc. Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division. United States. Army. Ordnance Corps. Univac Applications Research Center. University of Pennsylvania. Ursinus College.
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Business records Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Family papers Financial records Lectures Notes Patents Publications (documents) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-05-15
1962-1967
Creator:
Greenberg, Moshe
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Moshe Greenberg (1928-2010) was an American Jewish Rabbi, Bible scholar, professor of Oriental Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and professor emeritus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This collection includes three folders of material that document a very small portion of Greenberg's work at the University of Pennsylvania, including correspondence with J.J. Finkelstein regarding the editing of E.A. Speiser's works; correspondence, proposals, and plans relating to the early days of the Modern Near East Language and Area Center; and correspondence, statistics, and reports of the Humanities Study Group.
title
Moshe Greenberg papers
creator
Greenberg, Moshe
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1173
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1962-1967
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abstract/scope/contents
Moshe Greenberg (1928-2010) was an American Jewish Rabbi, Bible scholar, professor of Oriental Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and professor emeritus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This collection includes three folders of material that document a very small portion of Greenberg's work at the University of Pennsylvania, including correspondence with J.J. Finkelstein regarding the editing of E.A. Speiser's works; correspondence, proposals, and plans relating to the early days of the Modern Near East Language and Area Center; and correspondence, statistics, and reports of the Humanities Study Group.
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1960s
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language_facet
English
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Greenberg, Moshe Finkelstein, J. J. (Jacob J.), 1922-1974 Speiser, E. A. (Ephraim Avigdor), 1902-1965 University of Pennsylvania. Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. University of Pennsylvania. Middle East Center. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Reports
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