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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1893-1963
(Bulk: 1948-1963)
Creator:
Nichols, Roy F. (Roy Franklin), 1896-1973
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
Roy F. Nichols (1896-1973) was an author and a historian who studied 19th century American history and won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book, The Disruption of the American Democracy. This collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts for his biography on Franklin Pierce, The Disruption of the American Democracy, The Stakes of Power, 1845-1877, and Blueprints for Leviathan: American Style; as well as a scrapbook of correspondence and newspaper clippings of articles and reviews from the Philadelphia Press written by Francis Newton Thorpe.
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Roy F. Nichols papers
creator
Nichols, Roy F. (Roy Franklin), 1896-1973
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1016
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1893-1963
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1948-1963
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Roy F. Nichols (1896-1973) was an author and a historian who studied 19th century American history and won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book, The Disruption of the American Democracy. This collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts for his biography on Franklin Pierce, The Disruption of the American Democracy, The Stakes of Power, 1845-1877, and Blueprints for Leviathan: American Style; as well as a scrapbook of correspondence and newspaper clippings of articles and reviews from the Philadelphia Press written by Francis Newton Thorpe.
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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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Nichols, Roy F. (Roy Franklin), 1896-1973 Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869‏ Thorpe, Francis Newton, 1857-1926
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Clippings (information artifacts) Drafts (documents) Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1941-1964
Creator:
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959‏
Mathews, William R., 1893-1969
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
William R. Mathews (1893-1969) was a journalist, newspaper editor and publisher who corresponded extensively with John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), a politician who served as a United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. This collection represents years of correspondence between these two men, with occasional notes to or from one of their wives. The letters demonstrate Dulles and Mathews' friendship and mutual respect, as they discuss the political and military events that occurred between 1941 and 1957.
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William R. Mathews papers
creator
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959‏ Mathews, William R., 1893-1969
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1012
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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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1941-1964
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William R. Mathews (1893-1969) was a journalist, newspaper editor and publisher who corresponded extensively with John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), a politician who served as a United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. This collection represents years of correspondence between these two men, with occasional notes to or from one of their wives. The letters demonstrate Dulles and Mathews' friendship and mutual respect, as they discuss the political and military events that occurred between 1941 and 1957.
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959‏ Mathews, William R., 1893-1969 Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Reports Speeches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1913-1923
Creator:
Burr, Charles H.‏ (Charles Henry), 1869-
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Henry Burr, Jr. (1869-1925), was a prominent lawyer in Philadelphia. This collection contains a manuscript for the unpublished "Toward the American Constitution," letters to the editors of Metropolitan and the Public Ledger, and short essays.
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Charles Henry Burr papers
creator
Burr, Charles H.‏ (Charles Henry), 1869-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1015
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1913-1923
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Charles Henry Burr, Jr. (1869-1925), was a prominent lawyer in Philadelphia. This collection contains a manuscript for the unpublished "Toward the American Constitution," letters to the editors of Metropolitan and the Public Ledger, and short essays.
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1910s 1920s
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English
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Burr, Charles H.‏ (Charles Henry), 1869-
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Correspondence Essays Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1947
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Rare Book Room at the University of Pennsylvania opened on May 27, 1947. The opening was attended by more than five hundred guests, and speeches were given by Dr. Charles W. David, Director of Libraries; President George W. McClelland; Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach; and the primary speaker for the evening, Randolph G. Adams, Director of the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan. The collection contains administrative documents pertaining to the planning of the event including program details, correspondence, acceptances, and regrets.
title
University of Pennsylvania Library records regarding the opening of the Rare Book Room
creator
University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1013
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1947
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The Rare Book Room at the University of Pennsylvania opened on May 27, 1947. The opening was attended by more than five hundred guests, and speeches were given by Dr. Charles W. David, Director of Libraries; President George W. McClelland; Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach; and the primary speaker for the evening, Randolph G. Adams, Director of the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan. The collection contains administrative documents pertaining to the planning of the event including program details, correspondence, acceptances, and regrets.
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University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. David, Charles W. (Charles Wendell), 1885-1984
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Administrative records Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1932
Creator:
Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edgar L. Potts (1893-1970) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and a theater enthusiast. During his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he wrote his thesis, "History of Philadelphia Theatre, 1890-1900." This collection documents his research for and writing of his dissertation and contains two typed drafts of the dissertation and his research into the chronological listing of plays performed in Philadelphia in the year 1890.
title
Edgar L. Potts dissertation and research on Philadelphia theater
creator
Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1019
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1932
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Edgar L. Potts (1893-1970) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and a theater enthusiast. During his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he wrote his thesis, "History of Philadelphia Theatre, 1890-1900." This collection documents his research for and writing of his dissertation and contains two typed drafts of the dissertation and his research into the chronological listing of plays performed in Philadelphia in the year 1890.
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English
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Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
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Dissertations Research notes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1959-2001
Creator:
Rieff, Philip, 1922-2006
Extent: 2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Philip Rieff (1922-2006) was an American sociologist, cultural critic and professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 to 1992. He is best known for his critiques of Freud and Freud's influence on society and morality in Western cultures. The collection is almost entirely composed of letters and postcards written to Rieff alongside a small number he authored himself. The subjects of the correspondences are largely personal, ranging from social letters with friends to thank-you letters from prior students. There is a large body of correspondence from Evelyn Joll (1925-2001), an art dealer and scholar who specialized in the work of the British painter J. M. W. Turner. There are also a small number of documents from academic and professional bodies, such as the letter awarding Rieff a Guggenheim fellowship in 1970.
title
Philip Rieff correspondence
creator
Rieff, Philip, 1922-2006
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1006
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1959-2001
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Philip Rieff (1922-2006) was an American sociologist, cultural critic and professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 to 1992. He is best known for his critiques of Freud and Freud's influence on society and morality in Western cultures. The collection is almost entirely composed of letters and postcards written to Rieff alongside a small number he authored himself. The subjects of the correspondences are largely personal, ranging from social letters with friends to thank-you letters from prior students. There is a large body of correspondence from Evelyn Joll (1925-2001), an art dealer and scholar who specialized in the work of the British painter J. M. W. Turner. There are also a small number of documents from academic and professional bodies, such as the letter awarding Rieff a Guggenheim fellowship in 1970.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Rieff, Philip, 1922-2006 Joll, Evelyn, 1925-
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-19
1963-1970
Creator:
Meiring, Desmond
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Desmond Meiring (born 1924) is the pen name of Desmond Rice, a Kenyan-born author of more than a dozen works. The collection contains manuscripts for four of Meiring's works, as well as a letter to Richard Simon of Simon & Schuster containing revisions to The Wall of Glass.
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Desmond Meiring papers
creator
Meiring, Desmond
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1001
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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1963-1970
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Desmond Meiring (born 1924) is the pen name of Desmond Rice, a Kenyan-born author of more than a dozen works. The collection contains manuscripts for four of Meiring's works, as well as a letter to Richard Simon of Simon & Schuster containing revisions to The Wall of Glass.
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Meiring, Desmond
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Correspondence Drafts (documents) Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-12
1320-2005
Extent: 20 boxes
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts
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PUSp.Misc Mss
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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20 boxes
inclusive date
1320-2005
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-07
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 Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-07
1939-1973
(Bulk: 1939-1952)
Creator:
Spencer, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Mary), 1907-
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Dorothy M. Spencer (born 1907) was an American anthropologist who was a participant observer among the Mundari-speaking Adivasi tribespeople of India during four periods between 1939 and 1952. This collection features her notes from these expeditions on individual villagers, their customs, daily lives, and town meetings. It also contains several academic papers, materials from two courses taught by Spencer in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and several vinyl records and two 8mm films.
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Dorothy M. Spencer papers
creator
Spencer, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Mary), 1907-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1002
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1939-1973
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1939-1952
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Dorothy M. Spencer (born 1907) was an American anthropologist who was a participant observer among the Mundari-speaking Adivasi tribespeople of India during four periods between 1939 and 1952. This collection features her notes from these expeditions on individual villagers, their customs, daily lives, and town meetings. It also contains several academic papers, materials from two courses taught by Spencer in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and several vinyl records and two 8mm films.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Spencer, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Mary), 1907-
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Articles Autobiographies Case files Interviews Tape reels
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-07
1937-1989
(Bulk: 1963-1989)
Creator:
Aresty, Esther B.
Extent: 7.1 linear feet (14 boxes)
Esther B. Aresty (1908-2000) was a cookbook collector and culinary historian who wrote on food, cooking and etiquette. This collection documents Aresty's personal and professional activities, primarily through correspondence, publication drafts, and research materials regarding her books, entitled The Grand Venture (1963), The Delectable Past (1964), The Best Behavior (1970), and The Exquisite Table (1980).
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Esther B. Aresty papers
creator
Aresty, Esther B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1004
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7.1 linear feet (14 boxes)
inclusive date
1937-1989
bulk date
1963-1989
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Esther B. Aresty (1908-2000) was a cookbook collector and culinary historian who wrote on food, cooking and etiquette. This collection documents Aresty's personal and professional activities, primarily through correspondence, publication drafts, and research materials regarding her books, entitled The Grand Venture (1963), The Delectable Past (1964), The Best Behavior (1970), and The Exquisite Table (1980).
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Aresty, Esther B.
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Auction catalogs Color slides Correspondence Drafts (documents) Printed ephemera Publications Research notes
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-06
1898-1972
(Bulk: 1935-1968)
Creator:
Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania).
Extent: 6 cubic feet
title
Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania Records
creator
Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania).
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PU-Ar.UPS 43.4
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
6 cubic feet
inclusive date
1898-1972
bulk date
1935-1968
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania). Albrecht, Otto Edwin, 1899-1984 Brownlee, Rebecca Jean, 1912-1995
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-05
1989-2002
Creator:
Mund, Geraldine
Extent: 1 linear foot
The Geraldine Mund Papers, 1989-2002 consist of correspondence and reports related to Mund’s tenure as a bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California. The collection contains three series that focus on committees formed to study unlawful detainer and bankruptcy mills, the creation of the Bankruptcy Act of 2005, and the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for the Central District of California.
title
Geraldine Mund papers
creator
Mund, Geraldine
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PU-L.NBA.051
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot
inclusive date
1989-2002
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The Geraldine Mund Papers, 1989-2002 consist of correspondence and reports related to Mund’s tenure as a bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California. The collection contains three series that focus on committees formed to study unlawful detainer and bankruptcy mills, the creation of the Bankruptcy Act of 2005, and the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for the Central District of California.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Mund, Geraldine Bufford, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1943- Hatch, Orrin Judicial Conference of the United States. United States Bankruptcy Court.
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-05
1977-1979
(Bulk: 1979)
Extent: 1 linear foot
Great American Management and Investment Inc. (GAMI) is a diversified holding company as well as a manufacturer of electrical equipment. In March of 1977, GAMI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The records of Great American Management Investment are comprised of the documents of the initial pleadings and the closing documents. Within each series, the material may contain petitions, applications, stays, memorandums, correspondence, and other related documents.
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Great American Management and Investment Inc. records
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PU-L.NBA.053
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1977-1979
bulk date
1979
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Great American Management and Investment Inc. (GAMI) is a diversified holding company as well as a manufacturer of electrical equipment. In March of 1977, GAMI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The records of Great American Management Investment are comprised of the documents of the initial pleadings and the closing documents. Within each series, the material may contain petitions, applications, stays, memorandums, correspondence, and other related documents.
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1970s
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1970s
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English
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Great American Management and Investment. Great American Mortgage Investors. Kahn, A.D.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-25
circa 1824-1836
Creator:
Sallard, Claire, -1896
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains 47 notebooks, dating from 1824 to 1836, written by Claire Sallard (circa 1821-1896), which provide examples of the type of education received by prosperous young ladies in France in the 1820s and 1830s. With a focus on the skills of literary form, the notebooks contain short stories, moral speeches, diary entries, and a “cahier de bonne conduite” (a good conduct notebook).
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Claire Sallard notebooks
creator
Sallard, Claire, -1896
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 971
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
circa 1824-1836
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This collection contains 47 notebooks, dating from 1824 to 1836, written by Claire Sallard (circa 1821-1896), which provide examples of the type of education received by prosperous young ladies in France in the 1820s and 1830s. With a focus on the skills of literary form, the notebooks contain short stories, moral speeches, diary entries, and a “cahier de bonne conduite” (a good conduct notebook).
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French
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Sallard, Claire, -1896
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Diaries Notebooks Speeches
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-25
1938-1955
Creator:
Bendiner, Alfred
Extent: 5 boxes
A collection of caricatures drawn by architect, artist, author, and Penn alumnus Alfred Bendiner dating from 1938 to 1955. Images of performers in stage productions, concerts, and operas in Philadelphia were created chiefly for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The caricatures are original pencil drawings, ink drawings, or lithographs with some newspaper clippings.
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Alfred Bendiner caricatures
creator
Bendiner, Alfred
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 783
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
5 boxes
inclusive date
1938-1955
bulk date
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A collection of caricatures drawn by architect, artist, author, and Penn alumnus Alfred Bendiner dating from 1938 to 1955. Images of performers in stage productions, concerts, and operas in Philadelphia were created chiefly for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin. The caricatures are original pencil drawings, ink drawings, or lithographs with some newspaper clippings.
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Bendiner, Alfred
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Brochures Caricatures Clippings (information artifacts) Color lithographs Drawings (visual works) Lithographs Manuscripts, American--20th century Watercolors
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-25
1832-1898
(Bulk: 1873-1895)
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
title
Learned collection on German-language theater
creator
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 638
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
inclusive date
1832-1898
bulk date
1873-1895
abstract/scope/contents
Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scripts
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Date added: 2014-07-25
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 Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
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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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Reprographic copies
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1914-2004
(Bulk: 1958-2004)
Creator:
DePreist, James, 1936 -
Extent: 61 boxes (+ 1 map drawer folder)
The papers primarily document James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, and press coverage, as well as a smaller number of scores and recordings.
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James DePreist papers
creator
DePreist, James, 1936 -
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 640
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
61 boxes (+ 1 map drawer folder)
inclusive date
1914-2004
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1958-2004
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The papers primarily document James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, and press coverage, as well as a smaller number of scores and recordings.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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DePreist, James, 1936 - Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Oregon Symphony.
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Concert programs Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1838-1954
Creator:
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co..
Extent: 76 volumes
Company compiled reference library of dental equipment.
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co. reference library of dental equipment
creator
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co..
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 642
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
76 volumes
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1838-1954
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Company compiled reference library of dental equipment.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co..
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Advertisements Scrapbooks Technical illustrations
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Date added: 2014-07-25
circa 1917-1990
Creator:
Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-
Extent: 103 boxes
Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940's and 1950's. As vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations, he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. His papers comprise correspondence, speeches, articles, memos, employee relations materials, photographs, clippings, etc.
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Lemuel R. Boulware papers
creator
Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 52
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
103 boxes
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circa 1917-1990
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Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940's and 1950's. As vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations, he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. His papers comprise correspondence, speeches, articles, memos, employee relations materials, photographs, clippings, etc.
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Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895- General Electric Company. United States. War Production Board.
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Articles Audiocassettes Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photograph albums Photographs Publications Scrapbooks Speeches
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1921-1991
Creator:
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
Extent: 78 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
Ormandy served as the onductor/musical director of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (1931-1936) and the Philadelphia Orchestra (1937-1980). His collection includes general and interoffice correspondence; administrative files concerning programming; notes; programs and itineraries; clippings; and awards. The majority of the materials concern Ormandy’s tenure at the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Eugene Ormandy papers
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 91
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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78 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
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1921-1991
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Ormandy served as the onductor/musical director of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (1931-1936) and the Philadelphia Orchestra (1937-1980). His collection includes general and interoffice correspondence; administrative files concerning programming; notes; programs and itineraries; clippings; and awards. The majority of the materials concern Ormandy’s tenure at the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1926-2001
(Bulk: 1940-1954)
Creator:
Aitala Family
Extent: 5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family’s migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II.
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Aitala family papers
creator
Aitala Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 697
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
inclusive date
1926-2001
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1940-1954
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Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family’s migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1940s 1950s
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Italian
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Aitala Family Aitala Family Aitala , Anna Zaccai, 1908-1954 Aitala, Concetto, 1901-1960 Aitala, Franco G. (Franco Gaetano), 1932-2005 Aitala, Ruggero, 1937- Aitala, Lucia Politeo, Romola CARE, Inc.. United States. Displaced Persons Commission.
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Diaries Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, American--20th century Manuscripts, Italian--20th century Notebooks Photographs Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1705-1788
Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Extent: 872 items
Correspondence and documents, 1705-1788, primarily relating to Franklin's stay in France during the American Revolution and his role in the negotiations between France and the Continental Congress.
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Benjamin Franklin papers
creator
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 900
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
872 items
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1705-1788
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Correspondence and documents, 1705-1788, primarily relating to Franklin's stay in France during the American Revolution and his role in the negotiations between France and the Continental Congress.
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1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s
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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--18th century Manuscripts, French--18th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
circa 1887-1960
Creator:
Curtis Publishing Company.
Extent: 184 boxes
The records fall into three major categories, and a fourth category containing a small amount of historical material: (1) Ladies' Home Journal, circa 1887-1946: correspondence (principally with editor William V. Alexander), financial records, and a small amount of historical material related to the publication; (2) Division of Commercial Research, Advertising Department, circa 1911-1960: research reports, speeches, and statistical studies directed by Charles Coolidge Parlin, his associates and successors, such as Henry Sherwood Youker; (3) Serials, circa 1913-1957: in-house publications of the Curtis Company; and (4) Historical material, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
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Curtis Publishing Company records
creator
Curtis Publishing Company.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 51
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
184 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1887-1960
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The records fall into three major categories, and a fourth category containing a small amount of historical material: (1) Ladies' Home Journal, circa 1887-1946: correspondence (principally with editor William V. Alexander), financial records, and a small amount of historical material related to the publication; (2) Division of Commercial Research, Advertising Department, circa 1911-1960: research reports, speeches, and statistical studies directed by Charles Coolidge Parlin, his associates and successors, such as Henry Sherwood Youker; (3) Serials, circa 1913-1957: in-house publications of the Curtis Company; and (4) Historical material, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
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Curtis Publishing Company.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century
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