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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-06-21
1906, undated
Creator:
Jackson, Joseph Francis Ambrose, 1867-1946
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection offers insight into Jackson’s intellectual activity as a theater historian. It includes a manuscript of an unpublished essay on the history of American dramatic literature, an alphabetical listing of American playwrights, a collection of portraits of 18th-century actors, and handwritten notes on the theatrical history of pre-and post-revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson manuscripts and notes
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Jackson, Joseph Francis Ambrose, 1867-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1220
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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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1906, undated
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection offers insight into Jackson’s intellectual activity as a theater historian. It includes a manuscript of an unpublished essay on the history of American dramatic literature, an alphabetical listing of American playwrights, a collection of portraits of 18th-century actors, and handwritten notes on the theatrical history of pre-and post-revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Jackson, Joseph Francis Ambrose, 1867-1946 Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Jackson, Joseph Francis Ambrose, 1867-1946
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Manuscripts (document genre) Research notes Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-06-21
1897-1914
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Belle Époque, dating from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914, is described as a period of optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, and techonological, scientific, and cultural innovations during the French Third Republic. It is particularly known as an era in which the arts flourished in Paris and other European Francophone centers. This collection contains programs, publications, advertisements and tickets which document classical music and operatic performances at a variety of concert venues and music halls.
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Belle Époque musical concert and opera programs and periodicals collection
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PUSp.Print Coll. 30
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1897-1914
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The Belle Époque, dating from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914, is described as a period of optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, and techonological, scientific, and cultural innovations during the French Third Republic. It is particularly known as an era in which the arts flourished in Paris and other European Francophone centers. This collection contains programs, publications, advertisements and tickets which document classical music and operatic performances at a variety of concert venues and music halls.
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1890s 1900s 1910s
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French
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Concert programs Newspapers Ticket stubs
Archives at the Library of the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-06-20
1822-1868
(Bulk: 1848-1867)
Creator:
Leeser, Isaac
Extent: 25 linear feet
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Isaac Leeser collection
creator
Leeser, Isaac
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CJS.ARC MS 2
repository
University of Pennsylvania Archives at the Library of the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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25 linear feet
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1822-1868
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1848-1867
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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1840s 1850s 1860s
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Multiple languages
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Leeser, Isaac Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885 Johlson, J. Lindo, A.A., (Abraham Alexandre) Mendelssohn, Moses, 1729-1786 Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897.
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Correspondence Manuscripts
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Date added: 2016-06-20
1845-1897
(Bulk: 1851-1897)
Creator:
Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897.
Extent: 11.5 linear feet (22 document boxes)
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Sabato Morais Collection
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Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897.
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CJS.ARC MS 8
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University of Pennsylvania Archives at the Library of the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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11.5 linear feet (22 document boxes)
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1845-1897
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1851-1897
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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Multiple languages
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Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897. Benamozegh, Elia, 1823-1900 Benedetti, Salvatore de, 1818-1891 Felsenthal, Bernhard, 1822-1908 Funaro, Angiolo, 1854- Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885 Leeser, Isaac Luzzatto, Isaia, 1836-1898 Luzzatto, Samuel David, 1800-1865 Montefiore, Moses, Sir, 1784-1885 Mortara, Marco, 1815-1894 Piperno, Avraham Barukh Veneziani, Emmanuel Felix, 1825-1889
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Correspondence Manuscripts Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2016-06-17
1903-2006
(Bulk: 1931-2003)
Creator:
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003, Author
Extent: 41 linear feet ((105 boxes, 1 oversized folder))
Howard Melvin Fast (1914-2003) was a best-selling and prolific American author of historical fiction, mysteries, and science fiction, known for his books on themes of patriotism, social justice, and the immigrant experience. He wrote nearly 100 books and more than 150 short stories, as well as numerous screenplays, stage plays, and newspaper columns. The Howard Fast papers include correspondence, journals, appointment books, address books, financials, writings, promotion and reviews, scrapbooks, biographies, profiles, chronologies, bibliographies, interviews, governmental and political files, vital records, personal documents, awards, photographs, artwork, and audiovisual materials. The papers were deposited at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of 45 years and represent nearly all facets of the writer's life.
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Howard Fast papers
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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1205
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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41 linear feet ((105 boxes, 1 oversized folder))
inclusive date
1903-2006
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1931-2003
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Howard Melvin Fast (1914-2003) was a best-selling and prolific American author of historical fiction, mysteries, and science fiction, known for his books on themes of patriotism, social justice, and the immigrant experience. He wrote nearly 100 books and more than 150 short stories, as well as numerous screenplays, stage plays, and newspaper columns. The Howard Fast papers include correspondence, journals, appointment books, address books, financials, writings, promotion and reviews, scrapbooks, biographies, profiles, chronologies, bibliographies, interviews, governmental and political files, vital records, personal documents, awards, photographs, artwork, and audiovisual materials. The papers were deposited at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of 45 years and represent nearly all facets of the writer's life.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 American Labor Party. Barsky, Edward K., 1895-1975 Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951 Communist Party of the United States of America. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 Fast, Bette Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 Izakov, Boris Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985 Nelson, Steve, 1903-1993 Polevoĭ, Boris Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 Thomas, Gwyn, 1913-1981 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. United States. Office of War Information. Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Voice of America (Organization).
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Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, American--20th century Novels Photographs Plays (performed works) Poems Printed ephemera Scrapbooks Screenplays Short stories Typescripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-06-17
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
creator
Beasley, Frederick W., 1808-1878
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1217
repository
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 (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-06-16
1886-1984
(Bulk: 1917-1960)
Creator:
Goldsmith, Enid Frank, 1888-1983
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Enid Frank Goldsmith, the sister of Waldo Frank (1889-1967), was born on March 30, 1888, and died on December 7, 1983. The letters in this collection span several generations and mainly include correspondence between various members of the Frank and Goldsmith families between 1886 and 1984. The majority of the letters are either written to or by Enid Goldsmith between 1917 and 1960. Other prominent writers include Waldo Frank, Julius J. Frank, and Morton Goldsmith.
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Enid Frank Goldsmith letters
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Goldsmith, Enid Frank, 1888-1983
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1213
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1886-1984
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1917-1960
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Enid Frank Goldsmith, the sister of Waldo Frank (1889-1967), was born on March 30, 1888, and died on December 7, 1983. The letters in this collection span several generations and mainly include correspondence between various members of the Frank and Goldsmith families between 1886 and 1984. The majority of the letters are either written to or by Enid Goldsmith between 1917 and 1960. Other prominent writers include Waldo Frank, Julius J. Frank, and Morton Goldsmith.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 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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Goldsmith, Enid Frank, 1888-1983 Frank, Helene Rosenberg Frank, Julius J., 1852- Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967 Goldsmith, Fannie Goldsmith, Frank Morton, 1921-2004 Goldsmith, Jacob, 1836-1922 Goldsmith, Louise Goldsmith, Morton Naumburg, Nettie Goldsmith, 1865-1930
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Family papers Photographic postcards
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Date added: 2016-06-16
1912-1963
(Bulk: 1912-1925)
Creator:
Perez, Jann
Perez, Robert N.
Extent: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
A. Mitchell Palmer was a Democrat politician from Pennsylvania who served as Congressman, Alien Property Custodian and Attorney General between 1908 and 1921. This collection covers, to a limited degree, each of these three stages of Palmer’s career. It includes photographs, correspondence, and administrative documentation relating to Palmer’s political campaigns, his support of president Woodrow Wilson, and his involvement with organizations such as the Chemical Foundation, especially during his appointment as Alien Property Custodian.
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Bob and Jann Perez collection of A. Mitchell Palmer materials
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Perez, Jann Perez, Robert N.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1214
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (3 boxes)
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1912-1963
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1912-1925
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A. Mitchell Palmer was a Democrat politician from Pennsylvania who served as Congressman, Alien Property Custodian and Attorney General between 1908 and 1921. This collection covers, to a limited degree, each of these three stages of Palmer’s career. It includes photographs, correspondence, and administrative documentation relating to Palmer’s political campaigns, his support of president Woodrow Wilson, and his involvement with organizations such as the Chemical Foundation, especially during his appointment as Alien Property Custodian.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1910s 1920s
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English
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Perez, Jann Perez, Robert N. Garvan, Francis P., (Francis Patrick), 1875-1937 Palmer, A. Mitchell, (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936 United States. Congress. United States. Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General. United States. Office for Emergency Management. Office of Alien Property Custodian. Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
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Audiovisual materials Biographies (documents) Correspondence Government records Photographs
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Date added: 2016-06-02
circa 1956-1985
Creator:
Weales, Gerald Clifford, 1925-
Extent: 3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Gerald Clifford Weales was a professor of English and Drama who taught for about 30 years the University of Pennsylvania, until 1987. This collection of writings includes the drafts and galley proofs of several books, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as the typescript of four unpublished plays.
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Gerald Clifford Weales writings
creator
Weales, Gerald Clifford, 1925-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1215
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 linear feet (6 boxes)
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circa 1956-1985
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Gerald Clifford Weales was a professor of English and Drama who taught for about 30 years the University of Pennsylvania, until 1987. This collection of writings includes the drafts and galley proofs of several books, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as the typescript of four unpublished plays.
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Weales, Gerald Clifford, 1925- Weales, Gerald Clifford, 1925-
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Galley proofs Plays (performed works) Typescripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-05-26
1983-2002
(Bulk: 1989-1992)
Creator:
Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
Stephen Berg was a Philadelphia born poet, professor, and editor of the American Poetry Review. The vast majority of this collection includes letters from Stephen Berg to Seth Fagen written between 1983 and 2002. Letters addressed to Seth Fagen by other authors occupy a small segment of the collection, as well as miscellaneous enclosures, 1990-1993, and two works of poetry by Stephen Berg.
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Stephen Berg letters to Seth Fagen
creator
Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1211
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1983-2002
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1989-1992
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Stephen Berg was a Philadelphia born poet, professor, and editor of the American Poetry Review. The vast majority of this collection includes letters from Stephen Berg to Seth Fagen written between 1983 and 2002. Letters addressed to Seth Fagen by other authors occupy a small segment of the collection, as well as miscellaneous enclosures, 1990-1993, and two works of poetry by Stephen Berg.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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1980s 1990s
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English
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Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014 American Poetry Review. Fagen, Seth
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2016-05-24
circa 1866-2013, bulk 1965-1990
Creator:
Teacher, Stuart
Extent: 5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
This collection, dating from 1866 to 2013, contains published works, personal papers, business records and ephemera assembled by Stuart “Buz” Teacher, who founded Running Press with his brother, Lawrence “Larry” Teacher in 1972. Published works that inspired Running Press in its early years are included herein, along with documents that pertain to the publishing house's subsequent growth and sale to the Perseus Books Group in 2002. Around 1983, the Teacher brothers began restoring a townhouse at 125 South 22nd Street in Philadelphia; the documentation of this process is also included in the collection.
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Stuart Teacher collection of Running Press material
creator
Teacher, Stuart
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1209
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
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circa 1866-2013, bulk 1965-1990
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This collection, dating from 1866 to 2013, contains published works, personal papers, business records and ephemera assembled by Stuart “Buz” Teacher, who founded Running Press with his brother, Lawrence “Larry” Teacher in 1972. Published works that inspired Running Press in its early years are included herein, along with documents that pertain to the publishing house's subsequent growth and sale to the Perseus Books Group in 2002. Around 1983, the Teacher brothers began restoring a townhouse at 125 South 22nd Street in Philadelphia; the documentation of this process is also included in the collection.
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Teacher, Stuart Bullitt, John C. (John Christian), 1824-1902 Perseus Publishing. Running Press Teacher, Lawrence, -2014
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Architectural drawings (visual works) Business records Legal documents Notebooks Photograph albums Photographs School records
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Date added: 2016-05-19
1896-2015
(Bulk: 1936-1944)
Creator:
Scull, Howard Myers, 1913-1944
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Howard Myers Scull was a flight surgeon with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He died in a plane crash on July 4, 1944. This collection documents his early life and education, his World War II service, and the way in which his family mourned his death. Researchers will find photographs, correspondence, diaries, and official documents relating to Scull's education at Lafayette College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, his military career (including training and service in England), and his death.
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Howard Myers Scull papers
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Scull, Howard Myers, 1913-1944
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1208
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1896-2015
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1936-1944
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Howard Myers Scull was a flight surgeon with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He died in a plane crash on July 4, 1944. This collection documents his early life and education, his World War II service, and the way in which his family mourned his death. Researchers will find photographs, correspondence, diaries, and official documents relating to Scull's education at Lafayette College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, his military career (including training and service in England), and his death.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Scull, Howard Myers, 1913-1944 Lafayette College (Easton, Northampton County, Pa.) . Scull, Benjamin A. Scull, Ella Watkins Scull, J. Frederic United States. Army. Air Corps. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Correspondence Diaries Estate records Photographs
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Date added: 2016-05-18
1912-1982
(Bulk: 1930-1977)
Creator:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Extent: 13 linear feet (21 boxes)
Leopold Anthony Stokowski was born April 18, 1882 in London and become one of the best-known conductors of the 20th century. Stokowski conducted symphony orchestras across the world from 1909 until his death in 1977. This collection consists of original sound recordings on sound reels, audio cassettes, cds, and long playing records. It is believed that the majority document Stokowski's conducting career from 1917 to 1977 and that very few were professional recordings. Original sound recordings are restricted from use and researchers wishing to obtain a copy of the original will be financially responsible for the reformatting costs.
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Leopold Stokowski sound recordings
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1169
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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13 linear feet (21 boxes)
inclusive date
1912-1982
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1930-1977
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Leopold Anthony Stokowski was born April 18, 1882 in London and become one of the best-known conductors of the 20th century. Stokowski conducted symphony orchestras across the world from 1909 until his death in 1977. This collection consists of original sound recordings on sound reels, audio cassettes, cds, and long playing records. It is believed that the majority document Stokowski's conducting career from 1917 to 1977 and that very few were professional recordings. Original sound recordings are restricted from use and researchers wishing to obtain a copy of the original will be financially responsible for the reformatting costs.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 All-American Youth Orchestra. Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.). London Symphony Orchestra. Philadelphia Orchestra. Symphony of the Air.
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Audiovisual materials Sound recordings
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Date added: 2016-05-11
1942-1991
Creator:
Heineman, James H.‏
Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-
Serkin‏ , Irene Busch
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was a pianist who is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the 20th century. He was the director of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia from 1968 to 1976 and founded the Marlboro School of Music in Vermont. James H. Heineman was the director of the the Heineman Foundation from the mid 1960s through the 1980s and was a donor to the Marlboro School of Music and Festival. This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, and newspaper clippings. The correspondence is between Rudolf "Rudi" Serkin, Irene Serkin and James "Jimmy" H. Heineman and dates from 1948 to 1991.
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Rudolf Serkin and James Heineman correspondence
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Heineman, James H.‏ Serkin, Rudolf, 1903- Serkin‏ , Irene Busch
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1207
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1942-1991
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Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was a pianist who is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the 20th century. He was the director of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia from 1968 to 1976 and founded the Marlboro School of Music in Vermont. James H. Heineman was the director of the the Heineman Foundation from the mid 1960s through the 1980s and was a donor to the Marlboro School of Music and Festival. This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, and newspaper clippings. The correspondence is between Rudolf "Rudi" Serkin, Irene Serkin and James "Jimmy" H. Heineman and dates from 1948 to 1991.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Heineman, James H.‏ Serkin, Rudolf, 1903- Serkin‏ , Irene Busch
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Memorabilia
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Date added: 2016-05-11
circa 1880s-1920s
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection consists of post cards of India, the bulk of which document missionary work in India and Sri Lanka during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Miscellaneous postcards of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1204
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
circa 1880s-1920s
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This collection consists of post cards of India, the bulk of which document missionary work in India and Sri Lanka during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Great Britain. Army. India. Army. Lovett, Alfred Crowdy, 1862-1919
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Photographs Postcards
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Date added: 2016-05-05
1849-1853
Creator:
Marshall, Nathaniel G., (Nathaniel Grant), 1812-1882
Extent: 1 volume
A volume of accouting records kept by Nathaniel G. Marshall (1812-1882) during his position as collector of customs for the Port of York, Maine spanning the years from 1849 to 1853.
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Quarterly returns as disbursing agent & as collector of customs: also emolument accounts quarterly to secretary of treasury and commissioner of customs, also annual statement to the 1st comptroller of the treasury, list of public property annually to the 1st comptroller
creator
Marshall, Nathaniel G., (Nathaniel Grant), 1812-1882
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1763
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1849-1853
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A volume of accouting records kept by Nathaniel G. Marshall (1812-1882) during his position as collector of customs for the Port of York, Maine spanning the years from 1849 to 1853.
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1840s 1850s
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English
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Marshall, Nathaniel G., (Nathaniel Grant), 1812-1882
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Codices Ledgers (account books) Manuscripts, American--19th century
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-05-04
1927-
Creator:
Lubic, Ruth Watson, 1927-
Extent: 51 cubic feet
title
Ruth Watson Lubic papers
creator
Lubic, Ruth Watson, 1927-
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PU-N.MC 214
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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51 cubic feet
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1927-
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English
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Lubic, Ruth Watson, 1927- Lubic, Ruth Watson, 1927-
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2016-05-03
circa 1909-1910
Creator:
Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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Amelia Smith Calvert photographs of Costa Rican plants
creator
Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1199
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 1909-1910
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"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876- Calvert, Philip Powell, 1871- Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950 Tonduz, Adolphe, 1862-1921
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Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2016-05-03
1813-1823
Extent: 1 volume
A volume listing the arrival of ships, probably at Boston Harbor spanning ten years from 1813 to 1823. Ships are entered by date of arrival.
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Harbor shipping records
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1762
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
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1813-1823
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A volume listing the arrival of ships, probably at Boston Harbor spanning ten years from 1813 to 1823. Ships are entered by date of arrival.
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1810s 1820s
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English
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Codices Logs (records) Manuscripts, American--19th century Shipping records
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Date added: 2016-04-29
1943-1945
Creator:
Barlow, Barbara
Barlow, Robert
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
Robert and Barbara Barlow (Bob and Babs) traveled to India from 1943 to 1945. It is unclear from the volume if the Barlows were visiting India as a result of service during World War II or if they were traveling for pleasure. The album, titled "Street Scenes in India" provides no hints to who the Barlows were or why they were in India, but contains photographs of the various sights (both architectural and cultural) found during their stay.
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Robert and Barbara Barlow travel photograph album of India
creator
Barlow, Barbara Barlow, Robert
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1194
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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1943-1945
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Robert and Barbara Barlow (Bob and Babs) traveled to India from 1943 to 1945. It is unclear from the volume if the Barlows were visiting India as a result of service during World War II or if they were traveling for pleasure. The album, titled "Street Scenes in India" provides no hints to who the Barlows were or why they were in India, but contains photographs of the various sights (both architectural and cultural) found during their stay.
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1940s
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English
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Barlow, Barbara Barlow, Robert
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Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2016-04-29
1974-1985
Creator:
Edmunds, Lowell
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lowell Edmunds is an emeritus professor of Classics at Rutgers University with research interests in Greek literature and mythology. This collection includes correspondence regarding translations and published and unpublished texts of folk tales relating to incest and parricide translated from more than twenty languages. Researchers will find African, Albanian, Asian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latin and Greek, Lithuanian, Spanish, and Slavic folk tales as well as those from the Near East and the Western Hemisphere.
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Lowell Edmunds collection of folk tales relating to incest and parricide
creator
Edmunds, Lowell
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1170
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1974-1985
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Lowell Edmunds is an emeritus professor of Classics at Rutgers University with research interests in Greek literature and mythology. This collection includes correspondence regarding translations and published and unpublished texts of folk tales relating to incest and parricide translated from more than twenty languages. Researchers will find African, Albanian, Asian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latin and Greek, Lithuanian, Spanish, and Slavic folk tales as well as those from the Near East and the Western Hemisphere.
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1970s 1980s
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English
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Edmunds, Lowell
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Folk tales Reprographic copies
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Date added: 2016-04-29
1927-1942
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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India and England photograph album
creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1196
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
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1927-1942
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This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Great Britain. Army.
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Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2016-04-29
circa 1900
Creator:
Trueman, William H., 1842-1927
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This album contains about twenty reprographic copies of dental advertisements (published between 1767 and 1828) collected by William H. Trueman (1842-1927). Trueman, a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, practiced dentistry in Philadelphia for over fifty years and was an authority on the subject of dental history. The images in this album primarily advertise the services of individual dentists, and together provide information about this profession in the late eighteenth century United States.
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William H. Trueman collection of dental advertisements
creator
Trueman, William H., 1842-1927
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1760
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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circa 1900
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This album contains about twenty reprographic copies of dental advertisements (published between 1767 and 1828) collected by William H. Trueman (1842-1927). Trueman, a graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, practiced dentistry in Philadelphia for over fifty years and was an authority on the subject of dental history. The images in this album primarily advertise the services of individual dentists, and together provide information about this profession in the late eighteenth century United States.
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English
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Trueman, William H., 1842-1927
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Advertisements Albums Reprographic copies
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Date added: 2016-04-29
1902-1937
Creator:
Gibansky Kasanoff, Julia -- Correspondence
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of correspondence, photographs and a recital program relating to pianist Teresa Carreño (1853-1917).
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Julia Gibansky Kasanoff papers relating to Teresa Carreño
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Gibansky Kasanoff, Julia -- Correspondence
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1184
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 box)
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1902-1937
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Collection of correspondence, photographs and a recital program relating to pianist Teresa Carreño (1853-1917).
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Gibansky Kasanoff, Julia -- Correspondence Carreño, Teresa, 1853-1917 -- Correspondence Hofmann, Josef, 1876–1957
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Correspondence Photographs Programs (documents)
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Date added: 2016-04-29
1905-1915, undated
Creator:
Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-1919
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains some papers of the esteemed American dentist Newell Sill Jenkins (1840-1919) who practiced for most of his career in Dresden, Germany and popularized the use of porcelain tooth enamel. A small booklet with notes on Jenkins’ experiments with dental cement is included in the collection, along with a large album presented to him on his seventieth birthday by a cohort of American dentists. There are also a few miscellaneous photographs and pages of notes in this collection, as well as a menu from a dinner held in Jenkins’ honor.
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Newell Sill Jenkins papers
creator
Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-1919
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1202
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1905-1915, undated
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This collection contains some papers of the esteemed American dentist Newell Sill Jenkins (1840-1919) who practiced for most of his career in Dresden, Germany and popularized the use of porcelain tooth enamel. A small booklet with notes on Jenkins’ experiments with dental cement is included in the collection, along with a large album presented to him on his seventieth birthday by a cohort of American dentists. There are also a few miscellaneous photographs and pages of notes in this collection, as well as a menu from a dinner held in Jenkins’ honor.
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English
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Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-1919 University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Notes Photograph albums Photographs
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