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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-22
1900-1939
Creator:
Reber, Joel Howard
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (one (1) box)
Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
title
Joel Howard Reber correspondence
creator
Reber, Joel Howard
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1011
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.25 linear feet (one (1) box)
inclusive date
1900-1939
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Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Reber, Joel Howard
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Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-22
1923-2000, undated
Creator:
American Law Institute
Extent: 8 linear feet
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. An association of practitioners and scholars known as the “Committee on the Establishment of a Permanent Organization for Improvement of Law” published a study that recommended a lawyers’ organization be formed to improve the law and its administration. The committee was chaired by Elihu Root and counted Learned Hand, Benjamin Cardozo, and Samuel Williston among its members. This photograph collection is comprised of portraits of ALI directors, presidents, members, and staff. Also included are photographs from the Annual Meeting, including the 1st Annual Meeting in 1923.
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American Law Institute Photograph Collection
creator
American Law Institute
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PU-L.ALI.11.001
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
8 linear feet
inclusive date
1923-2000, undated
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. An association of practitioners and scholars known as the “Committee on the Establishment of a Permanent Organization for Improvement of Law” published a study that recommended a lawyers’ organization be formed to improve the law and its administration. The committee was chaired by Elihu Root and counted Learned Hand, Benjamin Cardozo, and Samuel Williston among its members. This photograph collection is comprised of portraits of ALI directors, presidents, members, and staff. Also included are photographs from the Annual Meeting, including the 1st Annual Meeting in 1923.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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American Law Institute Casner, A. James, (Andrew James) 1907-1990 Demott, Deborah A. Ellman, Ira Mark Goodrich, Herbert F. (Herbert Funk), 1889-1962 Greenwald, Michael Hazard, Geoffrey C. Keedy, Edwin R. (Edwin Roulette), 1880-1958 Klonoff, Robert H. Lewis, William Draper, 1867-1949 Mikell, William E., 1894- Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Root, Elihu Schnader, William A. (William Abraham), 1886-1968 Twerski, Aaron D.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-22
1897-1964
(Bulk: 1947-1964)
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
The Evans Dental Institute, today known as the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, was founded in 1878 as the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. The Stomatological Society was a professional organization based within the school, active in the middle of the twentieth century, that served to further the knowledge and interests of dentists and dental students. The collection is comprised of papers used by officers of the Stomatological Society to manage the organization. Financial documents, membership applications, secretary and treasurer's ledgers and a small amount of memorabilia comprise the bulk of the collection.
title
Stomatological Society of Evans Dental Institute records
creator
University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1008
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1897-1964
bulk date
1947-1964
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The Evans Dental Institute, today known as the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, was founded in 1878 as the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. The Stomatological Society was a professional organization based within the school, active in the middle of the twentieth century, that served to further the knowledge and interests of dentists and dental students. The collection is comprised of papers used by officers of the Stomatological Society to manage the organization. Financial documents, membership applications, secretary and treasurer's ledgers and a small amount of memorabilia comprise the bulk of the collection.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Correspondence Financial records Membership lists
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-22
1916-1942
(Bulk: 1935-1936)
Creator:
Myers, Aaron M., circa 1897-1937
Extent: 0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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Aaron M. Myers papers
creator
Myers, Aaron M., circa 1897-1937
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1009
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1916-1942
bulk date
1935-1936
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A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1930s
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English
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Myers, Aaron M., circa 1897-1937 Abbey Theatre. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Clippings (information artifacts) Picture postcards Theater programs Travel guidebooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-22
1945
Creator:
Richard, William B.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Corporal (later Sergeant) William B. Richard was an American airman who served with the 1346th Army Air Force in eastern India during World War II. From February to November 1945 he wrote letters to his mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Richard on the uneventful day-to-day experiences of his tour of duty.
title
William B. Richard World War II letters
creator
Richard, William B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1005
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1945
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Corporal (later Sergeant) William B. Richard was an American airman who served with the 1346th Army Air Force in eastern India during World War II. From February to November 1945 he wrote letters to his mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Richard on the uneventful day-to-day experiences of his tour of duty.
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English
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Richard, William B. United States. Army Air Forces.
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Correspondence
Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-18
1923-1965
Creator:
American Law Institute
Extent: 41.5 linear feet (about 1500 items)
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." The ALI worked on the First Restatement of the Law from 1923-1944. The project attempted to clarify nine broad subject areas of law: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Two other subject areas, Business Associations and Sales of Land, were explored but never officially adopted by the ALI. The final draft of the restatement was approved at the ALI Annual meeting in May 1942. The collection, 1923-1959 and undated, includes drafts, comments, correspondence, meeting minutes, state annotations, and other materials related to the First Restatement of the Law, which sought to codify and simplify the law. Nine broad subject areas include: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Official Institute drafts make up the bulk of the collection. State annotations constitute the second largest portion, while the remainder of the collection consists of correspondence from and to reporters about the restatements.
title
First Restatement of the Law Records
creator
American Law Institute
id
PU-L.ALI.04.001
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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41.5 linear feet (about 1500 items)
inclusive date
1923-1965
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abstract/scope/contents
The American Law Institute (ALI) was founded in 1923 in response to a perceived uncertainty and complexity in American law. Former Penn Law Dean William Draper Lewis was the Institute's first director, running the organization's operations out of his campus office. The ALI was conceived as a representative gathering of the American Bar (including Judges, Lawyers, and Law Professors) for the stated mission "to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work." The ALI worked on the First Restatement of the Law from 1923-1944. The project attempted to clarify nine broad subject areas of law: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Two other subject areas, Business Associations and Sales of Land, were explored but never officially adopted by the ALI. The final draft of the restatement was approved at the ALI Annual meeting in May 1942. The collection, 1923-1959 and undated, includes drafts, comments, correspondence, meeting minutes, state annotations, and other materials related to the First Restatement of the Law, which sought to codify and simplify the law. Nine broad subject areas include: Agency, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Judgments, Property, Restitution, Security, Torts, and Trusts. Official Institute drafts make up the bulk of the collection. State annotations constitute the second largest portion, while the remainder of the collection consists of correspondence from and to reporters about the restatements.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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American Law Institute
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Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-18
1942-1985
Creator:
American Law Institute
Extent: 11 linear feet
The Model Penal Code, first completed in 1962 and revised and expanded over the next 20 years, played an important role in the revision and codification of criminal law. The Chief Reporter on the project was Herbert Wechsler. A Criminal Law Advisory Committee was established to provide the reportorial staff with guidance in the drafting of the Code. A Proposed Official Draft was published in 1962. This version generated wide response among legislatures and courts, prompting a revision and expansion of the code's commentaries that began in 1976. A final version of the Model Penal Code, with revised commentaries, was published in 1985. The Code proved to be particularly influential in the areas of jurisdiction, double jeopardy, responsibility, criminal attempts, theft, abortion, obscenity, sentencing, and capital punishment. The collection, 1942-1985, includes correspondence, meeting materials, proceedings, drafts, reports, reference materials, published versions, citations, and related records regarding the drafting of the Model Penal Code, which consolidated and codified previous legislation and judicial opinions related to criminal law.
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Model Penal Code Records
creator
American Law Institute
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PU-L.ALI.04.005
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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11 linear feet
inclusive date
1942-1985
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The Model Penal Code, first completed in 1962 and revised and expanded over the next 20 years, played an important role in the revision and codification of criminal law. The Chief Reporter on the project was Herbert Wechsler. A Criminal Law Advisory Committee was established to provide the reportorial staff with guidance in the drafting of the Code. A Proposed Official Draft was published in 1962. This version generated wide response among legislatures and courts, prompting a revision and expansion of the code's commentaries that began in 1976. A final version of the Model Penal Code, with revised commentaries, was published in 1985. The Code proved to be particularly influential in the areas of jurisdiction, double jeopardy, responsibility, criminal attempts, theft, abortion, obscenity, sentencing, and capital punishment. The collection, 1942-1985, includes correspondence, meeting materials, proceedings, drafts, reports, reference materials, published versions, citations, and related records regarding the drafting of the Model Penal Code, which consolidated and codified previous legislation and judicial opinions related to criminal law.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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American Law Institute
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Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-17
1881-1929
(Bulk: 1899-1900)
Creator:
Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
A collection of playbills and other ephemera of a young lady's travels in Europe, particularly Paris, collected by Florence Bayard Kane, daughter of the prominent Kane family of Philadelphia, primarily between 1899 and 1900.
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Florence Bayard Kane collection of European travel and theater ephemera
creator
Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1007
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1881-1929
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1899-1900
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A collection of playbills and other ephemera of a young lady's travels in Europe, particularly Paris, collected by Florence Bayard Kane, daughter of the prominent Kane family of Philadelphia, primarily between 1899 and 1900.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1890s 1900s
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French
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Kane, Florence Bayard, 1868-1943
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Printed ephemera Theater programs
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-17
1854-1874
(Bulk: 1873-1874)
Creator:
Scott, John, 1824-1896
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Scott (1824-1896) was an American lawyer who served as U.S. senator from Pennsylvania from 1868 to 1875. The collection consists of letters written to him by colleagues and private citizens, and several of them feature Scott's shorthand reply.
title
John Scott collection of letters
creator
Scott, John, 1824-1896
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 975
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1854-1874
bulk date
1873-1874
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John Scott (1824-1896) was an American lawyer who served as U.S. senator from Pennsylvania from 1868 to 1875. The collection consists of letters written to him by colleagues and private citizens, and several of them feature Scott's shorthand reply.
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1850s 1860s 1870s
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1870s
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English
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Scott, John, 1824-1896 United States. Congress.
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Correspondence
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-15
1912-2012
Creator:
Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1894-1945
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John "Jack" Borland Thayer (1894-1945) and his mother, Marian Longstreth Morris Thayer (circa 1872-1944), survived the sinking of the Titanic along with only 705 other people. His father, John Borland Thayer (1862-1912) died during the only voyage of the "unsinkable" ship. The John B. Thayer memorial collection of the sinking of the Titanic, contains first-hand accounts of the sinking, Thayer family material, and more recent material documenting the continued interest in and efforts to memorialize the tragedy.
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John B. Thayer memorial collection of the sinking of the Titanic
creator
Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1894-1945
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 968
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1912-2012
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John "Jack" Borland Thayer (1894-1945) and his mother, Marian Longstreth Morris Thayer (circa 1872-1944), survived the sinking of the Titanic along with only 705 other people. His father, John Borland Thayer (1862-1912) died during the only voyage of the "unsinkable" ship. The John B. Thayer memorial collection of the sinking of the Titanic, contains first-hand accounts of the sinking, Thayer family material, and more recent material documenting the continued interest in and efforts to memorialize the tragedy.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1894-1945 Ismay, J. Bruce (Joseph Bruce), 1862-1937 Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1862-1912 Thayer, Marian Longstreth Morris, 1873-1944 Titanic (Steamship).
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Memoirs Photographs Typescripts
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-15
1831-1872
Creator:
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Joseph Henry (1797-1878) was an American scientist who served as the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. One of the most highly-regarded American scientists during his lifetime, he is known for his pioneering work on electromagnetism. The collection is comprised of correspondences between Henry and his colleagues in the scientific and academic communities. Subjects range from a letter of recommendation for the appointment of a friend to the faculty of William and Mary College to administrative affairs.
title
Joseph Henry collection
creator
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1000
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1831-1872
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Joseph Henry (1797-1878) was an American scientist who served as the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. One of the most highly-regarded American scientists during his lifetime, he is known for his pioneering work on electromagnetism. The collection is comprised of correspondences between Henry and his colleagues in the scientific and academic communities. Subjects range from a letter of recommendation for the appointment of a friend to the faculty of William and Mary College to administrative affairs.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
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Correspondence
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-14
2002-2004
Creator:
Batson, Neal
Extent: 1 discs
Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas. Enron began as a pipeline company in Houston in 1985, and later, under the direction of former Chairman Kenneth L. Lay, Enron expanded into an energy broker, trading electricity and other commodities. Enron filed for bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York during late 2001 and selected Weil, Gotshal & Manges as its bankruptcy counsel. The collection is largely comprised of the interim reports of Neal Batson, the Court Appointed Examiner.
title
Enron Examiner Reports
creator
Batson, Neal
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PU-L.NBA.049
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 discs
inclusive date
2002-2004
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Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas. Enron began as a pipeline company in Houston in 1985, and later, under the direction of former Chairman Kenneth L. Lay, Enron expanded into an energy broker, trading electricity and other commodities. Enron filed for bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York during late 2001 and selected Weil, Gotshal & Manges as its bankruptcy counsel. The collection is largely comprised of the interim reports of Neal Batson, the Court Appointed Examiner.
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2000s
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English
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Batson, Neal Andersen, Arthur Enron Corporation. Merrill Lynch. Northern Natural Gas Company.
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Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-14
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.
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John Bartram Association records relating to its foundation and early organization
creator
John Bartram Association.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1003
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1779-1937
bulk date
1893-1911
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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
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English
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John Bartram Association. Bartram, John, 1699-1777 Historic Bartram's Garden (Organization). MacFarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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Advertising cards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Invitations
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-11
1900s-1960s
Creator:
Allen, Hope Emily
Extent: 9.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Hope Emily Allen (1883–1960) was a medieval scholar best known for the discovery of the Book of Margery Kempe and for her research on Richard Rolle. Earning an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe, Allen dedicated her entire life to her scholarship, never taking any teaching appointments. The collection consists of photocopies, and film reels of a number of works that Allen used in her research. Additionally there is a small amount of correspondence related to Allen. Researchers interested in the works in this collection should take note that there are no originals, only reproductions.
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Hope Emily Allen collection
creator
Allen, Hope Emily
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 993
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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9.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
inclusive date
1900s-1960s
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Hope Emily Allen (1883–1960) was a medieval scholar best known for the discovery of the Book of Margery Kempe and for her research on Richard Rolle. Earning an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe, Allen dedicated her entire life to her scholarship, never taking any teaching appointments. The collection consists of photocopies, and film reels of a number of works that Allen used in her research. Additionally there is a small amount of correspondence related to Allen. Researchers interested in the works in this collection should take note that there are no originals, only reproductions.
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Allen, Hope Emily Rolle, Richard, 1290?-1349
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Reprographic copies
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-10
1479-1896
Creator:
Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Francis Campbell Macauley autograph collection and vocabulary notebooks
creator
Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 957
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1479-1896
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This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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Autographs (manuscripts) Etymological dictionaries
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-10
1884-1886
Creator:
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Stewart Culin (13 July 1858-8 April 1929) was an American anthropologist and ethnographer primarily interested in games, fashion, and the decorative and commercial arts. Culin assembled a collection of advertisements related to businesses and products largely located and sold in Philadelphia between May 1884 and February 1886. The collection features two scrapbooks and a series of 93 loose advertisements organized by topic.
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Stewart Culin collection of 19th century advertisements
creator
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 980
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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0.25 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1884-1886
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Stewart Culin (13 July 1858-8 April 1929) was an American anthropologist and ethnographer primarily interested in games, fashion, and the decorative and commercial arts. Culin assembled a collection of advertisements related to businesses and products largely located and sold in Philadelphia between May 1884 and February 1886. The collection features two scrapbooks and a series of 93 loose advertisements organized by topic.
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1880s
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English
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Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929
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Advertisements Commercial art Coupons Scrapbooks
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-10
1968-1986
Creator:
United States Trustees. United States Trustees., Creator
Votolato, Arthur, Creator
Extent: 1 linear foot
Judge Arthur N. Votolato was the first bankruptcy judge to sit in Rhode Island, and for 44 years, he was the only U.S. bankruptcy judge to serve the state. He served on the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Massachusetts and Maine panels. He was Chief Judge, Massachusetts’ B.A.P. from 1981 to 1984. The Judge Arthur N. Votolato papers is a small collection of material relating to Votolato’s work in bankruptcy law. The collection contains Bankruptcy Appellate Panel materials including correspondence, notes, and outlines, as well as case files, reports, publications including The Conference Newsletter, The Silver Whistle, and other related documents.
title
Arthur N. Votolato papers
creator
United States Trustees. United States Trustees., Creator Votolato, Arthur, Creator
id
PU-L.NBA.046
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1968-1986
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Judge Arthur N. Votolato was the first bankruptcy judge to sit in Rhode Island, and for 44 years, he was the only U.S. bankruptcy judge to serve the state. He served on the First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Massachusetts and Maine panels. He was Chief Judge, Massachusetts’ B.A.P. from 1981 to 1984. The Judge Arthur N. Votolato papers is a small collection of material relating to Votolato’s work in bankruptcy law. The collection contains Bankruptcy Appellate Panel materials including correspondence, notes, and outlines, as well as case files, reports, publications including The Conference Newsletter, The Silver Whistle, and other related documents.
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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United States Trustees. United States Trustees. Votolato, Arthur National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-09
1944-2010
(Bulk: 1969-2004)
Creator:
Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen, Dr., 1944-2010, Author
Extent: 26 linear feet
This collection spans Buhler-Wilkerson’s professional life, documenting her education at Emory, her work while a faculty member and Division Head of the University of Pennsylvania, and her appointment as Director of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing. Also included are important correspondence and papers related to her membership with other institutes and associations. Photographs, artifacts and files related to the Center’s projects, including The Nightingale’s Song and RN: The Past, Present, and Future of the Nursing Uniform, are incorporated.
title
Karen Buhler-Wilkerson papers
creator
Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen, Dr., 1944-2010, Author
id
PU-N.MC 168
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
26 linear feet
inclusive date
1944-2010
bulk date
1969-2004
abstract/scope/contents
This collection spans Buhler-Wilkerson’s professional life, documenting her education at Emory, her work while a faculty member and Division Head of the University of Pennsylvania, and her appointment as Director of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing. Also included are important correspondence and papers related to her membership with other institutes and associations. Photographs, artifacts and files related to the Center’s projects, including The Nightingale’s Song and RN: The Past, Present, and Future of the Nursing Uniform, are incorporated.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen, Dr., 1944-2010 Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen, Dr., 1944-2010
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Faculty papers Personal papers
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-30
1845-1846
Creator:
Causten, James Hyman, 1818-1856
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
James H. Causten, Jr. (1818-1856) was a Baltimore physician who traveled to France and England from May 1845 to March 1846. His diary describes his experiences on the voyage across the Atlantic and his visits to France and England, where he explored museums, churches, and the architecture of the cities; as well as observing operations in various hospitals.
title
James H. Causten diary of a European tour
creator
Causten, James Hyman, 1818-1856
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 967
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1845-1846
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James H. Causten, Jr. (1818-1856) was a Baltimore physician who traveled to France and England from May 1845 to March 1846. His diary describes his experiences on the voyage across the Atlantic and his visits to France and England, where he explored museums, churches, and the architecture of the cities; as well as observing operations in various hospitals.
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1840s
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English
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Causten, James Hyman, 1818-1856
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Diaries
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-30
1902 May-August
Extent: 08 linear feet
King Edward VII (1841-1910) was crowned king in a grand celebration on August 9, 1902. This scrapbook documents the planning for and the coronation of King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra, which took place at Westminster Abbey.
title
Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra scrapbook
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 979
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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08 linear feet
inclusive date
1902 May-August
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King Edward VII (1841-1910) was crowned king in a grand celebration on August 9, 1902. This scrapbook documents the planning for and the coronation of King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra, which took place at Westminster Abbey.
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English
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Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925 Edward , VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910
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Scrapbooks
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-27
1970-1972
Creator:
Bockris, Victor, 1949-
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (four containers and one oversize folder)
Telegraph Books (circa 1970-1972) was a publishing company founded by Victor Bockris, a poet, editor, and biographer of artists, authors, and musicians, poet Aram Saroyan, and literary agent Andrew Wylie. The Telegraph Books collection, dating from 1970 through 1972, documents the activities and functions of Telegraph Books publications in addition to the activities of Victor Bockris at that time, including audio recordings of interviews and conversations with colleagues and workshop materials.
title
Telegraph Books collection
creator
Bockris, Victor, 1949-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 999
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
1.6 linear feet (four containers and one oversize folder)
inclusive date
1970-1972
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abstract/scope/contents
Telegraph Books (circa 1970-1972) was a publishing company founded by Victor Bockris, a poet, editor, and biographer of artists, authors, and musicians, poet Aram Saroyan, and literary agent Andrew Wylie. The Telegraph Books collection, dating from 1970 through 1972, documents the activities and functions of Telegraph Books publications in addition to the activities of Victor Bockris at that time, including audio recordings of interviews and conversations with colleagues and workshop materials.
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1970s
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English
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Bockris, Victor, 1949- Telegraph Books (Firm).
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Audiocassettes Broadsides (notices) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Interviews Photographs Poems Publications
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-27
1980-2000
Creator:
Heston, Wilma Louise, 1935-
Extent: 5.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Wilma Heston began buying chapbooks in Peshawar’s Bazaar of the Storytellers (Qissa Khwani Bazaar) in 1982. The chapbooks were initially intended to provide texts for Pashto verse narratives that were sung, recorded and then sold in audio-cassette form. These chapbooks are arranged by the number assigned in the 50-page bibliography contained in Wilma Heston's Studies in Pakestani popular culture (1996).
title
Wilma Heston chapbook collection
creator
Heston, Wilma Louise, 1935-
id
PUSp.Print.Coll.25
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
5.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1980-2000
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abstract/scope/contents
Wilma Heston began buying chapbooks in Peshawar’s Bazaar of the Storytellers (Qissa Khwani Bazaar) in 1982. The chapbooks were initially intended to provide texts for Pashto verse narratives that were sung, recorded and then sold in audio-cassette form. These chapbooks are arranged by the number assigned in the 50-page bibliography contained in Wilma Heston's Studies in Pakestani popular culture (1996).
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Heston, Wilma Louise, 1935- Hanaway, William L., 1929-
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Chapbooks
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-26
1912-1984
(Bulk: 1933-1972)
Creator:
Colum, Mary
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Extent: 7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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Padraic and Mary Colum papers
creator
Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 989
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
inclusive date
1912-1984
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1933-1972
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Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 Greene, Emmet, 1915-1984 United States. War Shipping Administration. Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978
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Biographies Correspondence Drafts (documents) Estate records Financial records Legal documents Manuscripts (document genre) Memoirs Photographs Poems Printed ephemera Typescripts
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-26
1856-2008
Extent: 1.87 linear feet
The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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Nursing History Small Collections
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id
PU-N.Small Collections
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1.87 linear feet
inclusive date
1856-2008
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abstract/scope/contents
The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987 Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987 Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906 Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906 Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947 Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947 Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Mannsell, Thomas, Major General Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987 Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987 Oliner, Jane Francis, Susan C., 1934-1987 Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986 Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986 Hoff, Bertha, 1913-1914 Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960 Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960 Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960 Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960 Kennedy, Cecile, 1939-1957 Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946 Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946 Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888 Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888 JB Lippincott Company. JB Lippincott Company. Newman, Edna Albert, 1924-1936 Lebanon Hospital (Lebanon, Pa.). Nurses for the Future Conference. Ritter, Beatrice, 1947-1957 Cavell, Edith Louisa Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920 Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960 Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960 Todd, C. Edwina, 1947-1953 van der Peet, Roberta van der Peet, Roberta Overholt, Ella Florence Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. Overholt, Ella Florence York, Edith M., 1922-1923 Hahnemann Hospital. York, Edith M., 1922-1923 Shapiro, Judith Newman Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses. Currier, Hazel Lynn, Russel R. Currier, Hazel Fondes, Tabitha Parker, 1912-1996 Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer Zwerdling, Michael B. Bloomfield, Dorothy Reese Vogel, Joan R. Osborne, Estelle M. Osborne, Estelle M. Mahoney, Jean L. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Kennedy, Marion Kern Kennedy, Marion Kern McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider University of Michigan School of Nursing.
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Personal papers Lecture notes Administrative records Letters (correspondence) Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Proceedings Manuals (instructional materials) Photographs Oral histories Postcards Postage stamps
Rare Book & Manuscript Library: Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-06-26
1936-1992
Creator:
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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Curtis W. Davis collection on Leopold Stokowski
creator
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 965
repository
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library
extent
6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
inclusive date
1936-1992
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abstract/scope/contents
Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Davis, Curtis W., 1928- Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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Biographies Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Research notes
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