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Date added: 2016-07-22
circa 1850-1907
Creator:
Safford family
Extent: 1 volume
The Safford family descends from the Buell and Norton families, who emigrated to America prior to the American Revolution. This volume, entitled Fanny Sententious and dating circa 1850 to 1907, consists of newspaper clippings of poetry, religious tracts, and family history for the Buell, Norton, Safford and Squires families. There are some pressed flowers and a few photographs, but the vast majority of the material is clippings from unidentified and undated newspapers. The volume is divided into two main segments, poetry and family history.
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Fanny Sententious, Volume 1
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Safford family
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PUSp.AC85.A100.885s
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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circa 1850-1907
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The Safford family descends from the Buell and Norton families, who emigrated to America prior to the American Revolution. This volume, entitled Fanny Sententious and dating circa 1850 to 1907, consists of newspaper clippings of poetry, religious tracts, and family history for the Buell, Norton, Safford and Squires families. There are some pressed flowers and a few photographs, but the vast majority of the material is clippings from unidentified and undated newspapers. The volume is divided into two main segments, poetry and family history.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2016-07-21
1860
Creator:
Bennett, Emerson, 1822-1905
Hamelin, John L.
Sebald, Hugo, fl. 1850-1870
Extent: 1 volume
Emerson Bennett’s Dollar Monthly was a monthly magazine of literature and fashion published in Philadelphia in 1860. The magazine was edited by the prolific author of westerns and romance novels Emerson Bennett with John T. Hamelin. After the initial year of publication Bennett withdrew from his editorial duties, and Hamelin remained as the editor of the newly named American Dollar Monthly. This collection consists of volume 1 of Emerson Bennett’s Dollar Monthly bound in a single volume, dating from January to December of 1860. The magazine contains short stories, poems, articles, illustrated plates, cartoons, needle and fancy-work patterns, and regular columns. This volume contains a long serialized piece by Bennett, The Mountain Lily; or, Adventures in the Wilderness: A Companion to “Prairie Flower”, which appears in every issue. Other stories and poems by Bennett and Hamelin appear, as well as by writers Wesley Bradshaw, S. Annie Frost, Lavinia S. Goodwin, Marie T. Hamelin, Belle Bush, and others.
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Emerson Bennett's Dollar Monthly
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Bennett, Emerson, 1822-1905 Hamelin, John L. Sebald, Hugo, fl. 1850-1870
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PUSp.AP85.Em356.860b
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1860
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Emerson Bennett’s Dollar Monthly was a monthly magazine of literature and fashion published in Philadelphia in 1860. The magazine was edited by the prolific author of westerns and romance novels Emerson Bennett with John T. Hamelin. After the initial year of publication Bennett withdrew from his editorial duties, and Hamelin remained as the editor of the newly named American Dollar Monthly. This collection consists of volume 1 of Emerson Bennett’s Dollar Monthly bound in a single volume, dating from January to December of 1860. The magazine contains short stories, poems, articles, illustrated plates, cartoons, needle and fancy-work patterns, and regular columns. This volume contains a long serialized piece by Bennett, The Mountain Lily; or, Adventures in the Wilderness: A Companion to “Prairie Flower”, which appears in every issue. Other stories and poems by Bennett and Hamelin appear, as well as by writers Wesley Bradshaw, S. Annie Frost, Lavinia S. Goodwin, Marie T. Hamelin, Belle Bush, and others.
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Bennett, Emerson, 1822-1905 Hamelin, John L. Sebald, Hugo, fl. 1850-1870
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Magazine illustration--19th century Poems Short stories, American--19th century
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Date added: 2016-07-19
1846-1943
Creator:
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sandwith), 1880-1965
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Sandwith Drinker was a lawyer and a musicologist who graduated from Haverford College, probably in 1900. This collection includes the autographs of renowned musicians, including Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, and Felix Mendelssohn. These autographs are found on letters and in one case, a calling card.
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Henry Sandwith Drinker collection of musical autographs
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Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sandwith), 1880-1965
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 415
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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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1846-1943
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Henry Sandwith Drinker was a lawyer and a musicologist who graduated from Haverford College, probably in 1900. This collection includes the autographs of renowned musicians, including Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, and Felix Mendelssohn. These autographs are found on letters and in one case, a calling card.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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German
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Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sandwith), 1880-1965 Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897
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Correspondence Photographs
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Date added: 2016-07-19
1718-1801
Creator:
Netherlands. Staten-Generaal.
Van Hoey, Abraham, 1684-1766
Extent: 12 boxes
"Dutch diplomatic correspondence and documents," dating from 1718 to 1801, consists of twelve boxes of material, documenting the Dutch political scene in the 18th century. The bulk of the collection consists of diplomatic correspondence sent to the States-General from 1747 to 1748. Other documents relate to the Batavian Republic from 1799 to 1801, to Gelderland from 1775 to 1781, and to Holland and West Friesland from 1718 to 1783. There are also a significant number of miscellaneous documents dating from 1725 to 1787.
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Dutch diplomatic correspondence and documents
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Netherlands. Staten-Generaal. Van Hoey, Abraham, 1684-1766
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PUSp.Folio.NC7.N3823L 718c
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1718-1801
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"Dutch diplomatic correspondence and documents," dating from 1718 to 1801, consists of twelve boxes of material, documenting the Dutch political scene in the 18th century. The bulk of the collection consists of diplomatic correspondence sent to the States-General from 1747 to 1748. Other documents relate to the Batavian Republic from 1799 to 1801, to Gelderland from 1775 to 1781, and to Holland and West Friesland from 1718 to 1783. There are also a significant number of miscellaneous documents dating from 1725 to 1787.
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Netherlands. Staten-Generaal. Van Hoey, Abraham, 1684-1766 Batavian Republic. Netherlands. Staten-Generaal.
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Correspondence Diplomatic documents Government publications Resolutions, Legislative
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Date added: 2016-07-19
1930-1994
Creator:
Dresden, Mark J.
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
Mark Jan Dresden (1911-1986) was a Dutch-American Iranist who studied Indology. He taught Persian and Old and Middle Iranian Languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1949 until his retirement in 1977. Dresden’s work on Khotanese, Persian and Iranian languages and texts is widely published. This collection, dating from 1930 to 1994 contains correspondence, ephemera, event files, lectures, financial documents, funding and grants files, project files, research and writing, and personal documents.
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Mark J. Dresden papers
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Dresden, Mark J.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1200
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.4 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)
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1930-1994
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Mark Jan Dresden (1911-1986) was a Dutch-American Iranist who studied Indology. He taught Persian and Old and Middle Iranian Languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1949 until his retirement in 1977. Dresden’s work on Khotanese, Persian and Iranian languages and texts is widely published. This collection, dating from 1930 to 1994 contains correspondence, ephemera, event files, lectures, financial documents, funding and grants files, project files, research and writing, and personal documents.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Dresden, Mark J. University of Pennsylvania. Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations.
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Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Photograph albums Research notes Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-07-18
1820-1895
Creator:
Macauley, Francis Campbell, 1844-1896
Extent: 1 volume
This scrapbook of 19th century material related to Dante was likely compiled by Francis Campbell Macauley (1844-1896), a prominent Philadelphian and a lover of Dante. Most of the 116 items are newspaper or journal articles, but there are also portraits of Dante, book excerpts, and other printed ephemera. Material in the scrapbook dates from 1820 to 1895.
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Francis Campbell Macauley scrapbook on Dante Alighieri
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, 1844-1896
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PUSp.Folio.858D.XcDa
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1820-1895
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This scrapbook of 19th century material related to Dante was likely compiled by Francis Campbell Macauley (1844-1896), a prominent Philadelphian and a lover of Dante. Most of the 116 items are newspaper or journal articles, but there are also portraits of Dante, book excerpts, and other printed ephemera. Material in the scrapbook dates from 1820 to 1895.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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Italian
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, 1844-1896 Dante, Alighieri, 1265-1321
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Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2016-07-14
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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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: 2016-07-14
1797-1851
Creator:
Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887
Archer, John, 1777-1830
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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Archer family account books and notebooks
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1120
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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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1797-1851
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This collection (1797-1851) contains notebooks kept by three members of the Archer family, a prominent and politically active family of medical doctors based in Harford County, Maryland. The first file contains John Archer Jr.’s notes on materia medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Barton and given at the University of Pennsylvania in 1797 and 1798. A commonplace book (1830-1832) maintained by Henry Wilson Archer, which contains excerpts mostly from history books and poems is the second file. Also included in the collection is an account book (1841-1851) wherein the wheat purchases of Robert Harris Archer were recorded.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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Archer, Henry Wilson, 1813-1887 Archer, John, 1777-1830 Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Account books Commonplace books Lecture notes Notebooks
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Date added: 2016-07-14
circa 1909-1910
Creator:
Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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Amelia Smith Calvert photographs of Costa Rican plants
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Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1199
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 1909-1910
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"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876- Calvert, Philip Powell, 1871- Pittier, Henri, 1857-1950 Tonduz, Adolpho, 1862-1921
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Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1875-1997
Creator:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
Extent: 23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 958
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1875-1997
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The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997 Morss, Alison Mumford, 1935-1993 Mumford, Geddes, 1925-1944
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Glass plate negatives Ledgers (account books) Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Research notes Typescripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1762-1832
Creator:
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
Extent: 9 boxes
The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem family papers
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 57
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1762-1832
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The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824 Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 Francis Van Uxem, 1845-1940 Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886 Pierce family Vanuxem family Vanuxem, James‏ Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
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Biographies (documents) Business records Correspondence Ledgers (account books)
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1875-1963
Creator:
Norris, George William, 1875-1965
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
George William Norris (1975-1963) was a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and chief of Medical Service at the Pennsylvania Hospital. After a successful career and a period of overseas service with the Medical Corps during the first World War, Norris retired to a country house in northeast Pennsylvania. There, Norris was able to dedicate himself to his greatest interests: photography and family history. This collection contains four scrapbooks (1875-1963) compiled by Norris which feature many photographic portraits of Norris family members and landscapes of the Pennsylvania countryside. The scrapbooks also contain background information about Norris’ family and one scrapbook is filled with some of George Norris’ correspondence, certificates of membership to philanthropic and academic societies, and other papers. This collection also includes a short account of a 1963 Christmas trip to Guatemala.
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George W. Norris scrapbooks and photograph albums
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Norris, George William, 1875-1965
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1121
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1875-1963
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George William Norris (1975-1963) was a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and chief of Medical Service at the Pennsylvania Hospital. After a successful career and a period of overseas service with the Medical Corps during the first World War, Norris retired to a country house in northeast Pennsylvania. There, Norris was able to dedicate himself to his greatest interests: photography and family history. This collection contains four scrapbooks (1875-1963) compiled by Norris which feature many photographic portraits of Norris family members and landscapes of the Pennsylvania countryside. The scrapbooks also contain background information about Norris’ family and one scrapbook is filled with some of George Norris’ correspondence, certificates of membership to philanthropic and academic societies, and other papers. This collection also includes a short account of a 1963 Christmas trip to Guatemala.
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Norris, George William, 1875-1965 Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Mutual Assurance Company for Insuring Houses from Loss by Fire. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Photograph albums Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1882-1883
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania.
Extent: 1 volume
Chaff was an illustrated monthly humor magazine published by the “Chaff Publishing Company of the University of Pennsylvania” from October 1882 to June 1884. Penn Kislak Center holds Vol. I of Chaff, published for the academic year 1882-1883.
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Chaff. A Monthly Illustrated Paper, published by the Chaff Publishing Company of the University of Pennsylvania
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University of Pennsylvania.
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PUSp.AP85.P384U.882c
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1882-1883
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Chaff was an illustrated monthly humor magazine published by the “Chaff Publishing Company of the University of Pennsylvania” from October 1882 to June 1884. Penn Kislak Center holds Vol. I of Chaff, published for the academic year 1882-1883.
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1880s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania.
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Cartoons (humorous images) Periodicals Poems
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1868-2002
Creator:
Helfand, William H.
Extent: 61 item
A gift of historian of pharmacy and medicine Dr. William H. Helfand, this collection of ex-votos and devotional paintings on medical subjects offers insight into Mexican religious folk practices. Ex-votos are votive paintings usually hung in churches and religious venues as a sign of gratitude for received blessings or healings. The collection includes ex-votos dated between 1868 and 2002 and dedicated to Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, Saint Anthony of Padua, Saint James the Moor-slayer, Saint Paschal Baylon, Saint Barbara, Saint Judas Thaddeus, Saint Nicholas, and Saint Cosmas.
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William H. Helfand collection of ex-votos and devotional paintings on medical subjects
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Helfand, William H.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1219
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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61 item
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1868-2002
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A gift of historian of pharmacy and medicine Dr. William H. Helfand, this collection of ex-votos and devotional paintings on medical subjects offers insight into Mexican religious folk practices. Ex-votos are votive paintings usually hung in churches and religious venues as a sign of gratitude for received blessings or healings. The collection includes ex-votos dated between 1868 and 2002 and dedicated to Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, Saint Anthony of Padua, Saint James the Moor-slayer, Saint Paschal Baylon, Saint Barbara, Saint Judas Thaddeus, Saint Nicholas, and Saint Cosmas.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Helfand, William H. Catholic Church.
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Devotional literature Paintings (visual works)
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1902-1987
Creator:
Gates, Thomas S.
Extent: 15.22 linear feet (38 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr., was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy during World War II, who went on to serve as the Secretary of the Navy (1957-1959), Secretary of Defense (1959-1961), and Ambassador to China (1976-1977). As a civilian he also pursued a career in investment banking at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (later J.P. Morgan & Co.). Gates’ personal papers focus largely on his government service, with a small amount of additional personal items. Included are many military and government documents and correspondence with influential politicians--perhaps most notably with President Dwight D. Eisenhower, under who Gates served as both Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of Defense. The collection also includes many clippings and photographs that have been assembled into a remarkable collection of scrapbooks that bring Gates’ service to life.
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Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr. papers
creator
Gates, Thomas S.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1135
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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15.22 linear feet (38 boxes, 7 oversize folders)
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1902-1987
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Thomas Sovereign Gates, Jr., was a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy during World War II, who went on to serve as the Secretary of the Navy (1957-1959), Secretary of Defense (1959-1961), and Ambassador to China (1976-1977). As a civilian he also pursued a career in investment banking at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (later J.P. Morgan & Co.). Gates’ personal papers focus largely on his government service, with a small amount of additional personal items. Included are many military and government documents and correspondence with influential politicians--perhaps most notably with President Dwight D. Eisenhower, under who Gates served as both Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of Defense. The collection also includes many clippings and photographs that have been assembled into a remarkable collection of scrapbooks that bring Gates’ service to life.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Gates, Thomas S. Gates, Thomas Sovereign, Sr., 1873-1948 United States. Department of Defense. United States. Department of the Navy. United States. Navy.
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Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Interviews Medals Memorabilia Memorandums Military records Photograph albums Photographs Scrapbooks Speeches
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Date added: 2016-07-14
1889-1965
Creator:
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Mitchell and Day family papers contain two bound manuscripts, dated between 1889 and 1965, which directly pertain to these prominent Philadelphia families. The first volume is a play written by Langdon Elywn Mitchell, and the second is a family history written by George Valentine Massey II, referencing Kenneth Mackenzie Day and Helena Mary Langdon Mitchell Day as the primary figures of his historical research.
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Mitchell and Day family papers
creator
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1221
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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1889-1965
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The Mitchell and Day family papers contain two bound manuscripts, dated between 1889 and 1965, which directly pertain to these prominent Philadelphia families. The first volume is a play written by Langdon Elywn Mitchell, and the second is a family history written by George Valentine Massey II, referencing Kenneth Mackenzie Day and Helena Mary Langdon Mitchell Day as the primary figures of his historical research.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935 Day, Helena Mary Langdon Mitchell, 1902-1972 Day, Kenneth Mackenzie, 1901-1958 Massey, George Valentine, II, 1903-1984 Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
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Family papers Genealogies (histories) Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Plays (performed works)
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Date added: 2016-07-08
1906, undated
Creator:
Jackson, Joseph, 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
creator
Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1220
repository
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, 1867-1946 Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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Manuscripts (document genre) Research notes Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2016-07-08
1836-1859
Creator:
Green, Jesse C., 1817-1920
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Dr. Jesse C. Green, D.D.S. (1817-1920) was a teacher and dentist in West Chester, PA. His account book, along with papers originally laid into the volume, documents his personal and professional life from 1836 to 1859.
title
Jesse C. Green papers
creator
Green, Jesse C., 1817-1920
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1224
repository
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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1836-1859
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Dr. Jesse C. Green, D.D.S. (1817-1920) was a teacher and dentist in West Chester, PA. His account book, along with papers originally laid into the volume, documents his personal and professional life from 1836 to 1859.
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1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Green, Jesse C., 1817-1920
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Account books Advertisements Correspondence Financial records
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Date added: 2016-07-07
1918-1929
Extent: 2 linear feet (6 boxes)
This collection contains sheet music for songs performed in musicals, revues, and vaudevilles on Broadway from 1919 to 1929.
title
Broadway sheet music collection
creator
id
PUSp.Print Collection 31
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1918-1929
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This collection contains sheet music for songs performed in musicals, revues, and vaudevilles on Broadway from 1919 to 1929.
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1910s 1920s
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English
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Sheet music
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Date added: 2016-07-07
1923-1936
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
The Training Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Renshū Kantai, operated from 1903 to 1940. Graduates of the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy would spend several months in training deployment throughout the Pacific Ocean and beyond, occasionally venturing as far as the Mediterranean Sea or the East Coast of the United States. This scrapbook represents the collected travel ephemera and training manuals of an unidentified member of the June 9-November 3, 1936 transpacific cruise, during which the ships Yakumo and Iwate under the command of Vice-Admiral Zengo Yoshida traveled from Yokosuka to New York and back again.
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Scrap book : Teikoku Renshū Kantai Shōwa 11-nen tobei shiryō
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1225
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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1923-1936
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The Training Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the Renshū Kantai, operated from 1903 to 1940. Graduates of the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy would spend several months in training deployment throughout the Pacific Ocean and beyond, occasionally venturing as far as the Mediterranean Sea or the East Coast of the United States. This scrapbook represents the collected travel ephemera and training manuals of an unidentified member of the June 9-November 3, 1936 transpacific cruise, during which the ships Yakumo and Iwate under the command of Vice-Admiral Zengo Yoshida traveled from Yokosuka to New York and back again.
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Japan. Kaigun. Shōwa Jūichinendo Renshū Kantai Shireibu.
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Postcards Printed ephemera Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2016-06-29
1989-2014
Creator:
Wagman, Laurie
Extent: 4.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Laurie Wagman is a Philadelphia native and founder of the American Family Theater (TAFY), which has become one of the predominant children’s theater organizations in the United States, helping to bring an educational arts experience to vast audiences. This collection shows Wagman’s body of work, mainly through the many productions of the American Family Theater.
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Laurie Wagman collection of theater arts in education
creator
Wagman, Laurie
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1075
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1989-2014
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Laurie Wagman is a Philadelphia native and founder of the American Family Theater (TAFY), which has become one of the predominant children’s theater organizations in the United States, helping to bring an educational arts experience to vast audiences. This collection shows Wagman’s body of work, mainly through the many productions of the American Family Theater.
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1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Wagman, Laurie American Theater Arts for Youth, Inc.
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DVDs Musicals Optical disks Photographs Press releases Promotional materials Scripts Video cassettes
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Date added: 2016-06-29
1887-1900
Creator:
Capon, William Albert, 1860-1947
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
William Albert Capon (1860-1947) was a dentist, professor, and writer. His papers include student lecture notes from his education at Philadelphia Dental College and dental records from the practice of W. A. Capon, D.D.S., in Philadelphia between 1887 and 1900.
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William A. Capon papers
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Capon, William Albert, 1860-1947
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1222
repository
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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1887-1900
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William Albert Capon (1860-1947) was a dentist, professor, and writer. His papers include student lecture notes from his education at Philadelphia Dental College and dental records from the practice of W. A. Capon, D.D.S., in Philadelphia between 1887 and 1900.
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1880s 1890s 1900s
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English
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Capon, William Albert, 1860-1947 Philadelphia Dental College. University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Lecture notes Medical records
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Date added: 2016-06-28
1963-2004
Creator:
Medical Committee for Human Rights.
Extent: 64 boxes
The records of the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) include minutes and other administrative records; correspondence and other papers of members; financial records; records of field work and other programs; subsidiary groups; events; publications; and publicity. Arising in conjunction with the civil rights movement, the MCHR was an organization of doctors, nurses, and other health workers dedicated to advancing health among minority groups and equality in the health industry. Working in both southern and northern states, the MCHR also fought for national health insurance, the rights of prisoners, and the end of the Vietnam War.
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Medical Committee for Human Rights records
creator
Medical Committee for Human Rights.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 641
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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64 boxes
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1963-2004
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The records of the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) include minutes and other administrative records; correspondence and other papers of members; financial records; records of field work and other programs; subsidiary groups; events; publications; and publicity. Arising in conjunction with the civil rights movement, the MCHR was an organization of doctors, nurses, and other health workers dedicated to advancing health among minority groups and equality in the health industry. Working in both southern and northern states, the MCHR also fought for national health insurance, the rights of prisoners, and the end of the Vietnam War.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Medical Committee for Human Rights.
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century
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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
creator
id
PUSp.Print Coll. 30
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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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
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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
repository
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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