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Date added: 2017-11-14
1861-1935
Creator:
Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
Extent: 19 boxes
The S. Weir Mitchell Correspondence series (23 folders)includes correspondence with James Lane Allen, Richard Watson Gilder, William Dean Howells, Robert Underwood Johnson, Henry C. Lea, James Russell Lowell, Charles Leonard Moore, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The remaining series comprise S. Weir Mitchell Writings (8 folders), including both medical and other writings; Langdon and Marion Mitchell Correspondence (5 folders); Langdon and Marion Mitchell Clippings (2 folders), primarily consisting of obituaries for Langdon Mitchell; Civil War Scrapbook (1 box); Photographs (2 boxes); S. Weir Mitchell Literary Writings (16 boxes)includes holographs of 5 novels, 2 plays, and a short story or novella.
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S. Weir Mitchell collection
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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 413
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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19 boxes
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1861-1935
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The S. Weir Mitchell Correspondence series (23 folders)includes correspondence with James Lane Allen, Richard Watson Gilder, William Dean Howells, Robert Underwood Johnson, Henry C. Lea, James Russell Lowell, Charles Leonard Moore, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The remaining series comprise S. Weir Mitchell Writings (8 folders), including both medical and other writings; Langdon and Marion Mitchell Correspondence (5 folders); Langdon and Marion Mitchell Clippings (2 folders), primarily consisting of obituaries for Langdon Mitchell; Civil War Scrapbook (1 box); Photographs (2 boxes); S. Weir Mitchell Literary Writings (16 boxes)includes holographs of 5 novels, 2 plays, and a short story or novella.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
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Correspondence Galley proofs Manuscripts, American--19th century Photographs Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2017-11-14
1880-2004
(Bulk: 1898-1975)
Creator:
Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945
Extent: 134 boxes
The collection comprises the personal papers of Alma Mahler, the personal and professional papers of Franz Werfel, memorabilia related to Gustav Mahler, and the research files of Adolf D. Klarmann concerning Franz Werfel. Materials include correspondence to and from Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, as well as to and from Adolf Klarmann, sometimes on behalf of Alma; writings of Alma, such as diaries and memoirs, as well as her musical compositions; writings of Werfel, such as poems, plays, novels, novellas and stories, and essays; memorabilia relating to Alma, her parents, Gustav Mahler, and Werfel, such as clippings, programs, and personal documents; photographs; and audio files, such as interviews and songs. Also included are Klarmann’s research notes and writings on Werfel, as well as material relating to Klarmann’s work as editor of Werfel’s writings.
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Mahler-Werfel papers
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Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964 Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 575
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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134 boxes
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1880-2004
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1898-1975
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The collection comprises the personal papers of Alma Mahler, the personal and professional papers of Franz Werfel, memorabilia related to Gustav Mahler, and the research files of Adolf D. Klarmann concerning Franz Werfel. Materials include correspondence to and from Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, as well as to and from Adolf Klarmann, sometimes on behalf of Alma; writings of Alma, such as diaries and memoirs, as well as her musical compositions; writings of Werfel, such as poems, plays, novels, novellas and stories, and essays; memorabilia relating to Alma, her parents, Gustav Mahler, and Werfel, such as clippings, programs, and personal documents; photographs; and audio files, such as interviews and songs. Also included are Klarmann’s research notes and writings on Werfel, as well as material relating to Klarmann’s work as editor of Werfel’s writings.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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German
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Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964 Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911
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Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts for publication Memorabilia Photographs Poems
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Date added: 2017-11-14
1892-1968
Creator:
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
Extent: 40 boxes
Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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Wanda Gág papers
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Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 310
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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40 boxes
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1892-1968
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Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Photographs Prints Watercolors (paintings) Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-14
1884-1922
(Bulk: 1884-1887)
Creator:
Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
Extent: 8 boxes
Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums, spiritualists, and researchers of spiritualistic phenomena. The remaining series in the collection are Commission Correspondence (21 folders), Commission Report (7 folders), Investigation Materials (10 folders), Spiritualist Photographs (3 folders), Newspaper Clippings (6 folders), Publications (17 folders), Miscellaneous (3 folders), and Oversize (2 boxes + 1 large chart).
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism records
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 412
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 boxes
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1884-1922
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1884-1887
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Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums, spiritualists, and researchers of spiritualistic phenomena. The remaining series in the collection are Commission Correspondence (21 folders), Commission Report (7 folders), Investigation Materials (10 folders), Spiritualist Photographs (3 folders), Newspaper Clippings (6 folders), Publications (17 folders), Miscellaneous (3 folders), and Oversize (2 boxes + 1 large chart).
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1880s
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English
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism. Adams, John S. (John Saul), d. 1893 Archer, Samuel Butcher, William B. Colby, Luther Haley, C. S., ( Chares Stanwood) Hodgson, Richard, 1855-1905 Lewis, G. F. Norbury, Frank Parsons, 1863-1939
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Correspondence Galley proofs Manuscripts (documents) Photographs Spirit photographs
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Date added: 2017-11-13
1980-2011
Creator:
Luber, Gilbert, -1999
Luber, Shirley
Extent: 0.5 linear foot ((1 box))
Gilbert Luber (1918-1999) and his wife Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980 to 2000. They also founded and ran the Japan Group II, an interest group relating to the arts and culture of Japan. This collection documents the administration of the Japan Group II and includes records relating to event planning, financial planning, group chronology, legal records, meeting minutes, member obituaries, membership lists, newsletters, notices and group correspondence, and photographs.
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Luber collection of Japan Group II material
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Luber, Gilbert, -1999 Luber, Shirley
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1326
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear foot ((1 box))
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1980-2011
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Gilbert Luber (1918-1999) and his wife Shirley Luber collected and sold traditional and contemporary Japanese prints at the Gilbert Luber Gallery in Philadelphia from 1980 to 2000. They also founded and ran the Japan Group II, an interest group relating to the arts and culture of Japan. This collection documents the administration of the Japan Group II and includes records relating to event planning, financial planning, group chronology, legal records, meeting minutes, member obituaries, membership lists, newsletters, notices and group correspondence, and photographs.
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1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Luber, Gilbert, -1999 Luber, Shirley Japan Group II.
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Financial records Legal documents Membership lists Newsletters Photographs
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Date added: 2017-11-13
1857, 1886-1902
Creator:
Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings on theatrical subjects, dating from 1886 to 1902, and includes reviews, interviews, short biographies, and articles relating to the history of American theater.
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson scrapbook on theatrical subjects
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Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1323
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1857, 1886-1902
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings on theatrical subjects, dating from 1886 to 1902, and includes reviews, interviews, short biographies, and articles relating to the history of American theater.
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Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946 1894 College Memorial Fund.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Interviews Plays (performed works) Reviews (documents) Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2017-11-13
1909-1982
Creator:
Eldridge, Paul
Extent: 13.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Paul Eldridge (1888-1982) was an American poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, and teacher. Most prolific in the 1940s, Eldridge's writing focused on issues of World War II, the Israeli-Palestine conflict, and Zionist and Jewish issues more generally. This collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and reprographic copies of Eldridge's poems, stories, and essays; scrapbooks of clippings related to Eldridge's writing and other activities; dustjackets; photographs; issues of newspapers and periodicals in which his columns appeared; and correspondence related to Eldridge's writing and career.
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Paul Eldridge papers
creator
Eldridge, Paul
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1319
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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13.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
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1909-1982
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Paul Eldridge (1888-1982) was an American poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, and teacher. Most prolific in the 1940s, Eldridge's writing focused on issues of World War II, the Israeli-Palestine conflict, and Zionist and Jewish issues more generally. This collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and reprographic copies of Eldridge's poems, stories, and essays; scrapbooks of clippings related to Eldridge's writing and other activities; dustjackets; photographs; issues of newspapers and periodicals in which his columns appeared; and correspondence related to Eldridge's writing and career.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Eldridge, Paul Eldridge, Sylvette Haldeman-Julius, E. (Emanuel), 1888-1951 Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Essays Photographs Plays (performed works) Poems Scrapbooks Short stories Typescripts Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-13
1802
Creator:
Murduck, Jonathan
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This volume of handwritten lecture notes, titled “A Course of Lectures on the Materia Medica by Benjamin Smith Barton M.D., Professor […] at the University of Pennsylvania,” was kept by medical student Jonathan Murduck in 1802, and provides a fairly comprehensive survey of the medicinal substances commonly in use in the early nineteenth century United States.
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Jonathan Murduck notes on Materia Medica lectures delivered by Benjamin Smith Barton at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School
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Murduck, Jonathan
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1865
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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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1802
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This volume of handwritten lecture notes, titled “A Course of Lectures on the Materia Medica by Benjamin Smith Barton M.D., Professor […] at the University of Pennsylvania,” was kept by medical student Jonathan Murduck in 1802, and provides a fairly comprehensive survey of the medicinal substances commonly in use in the early nineteenth century United States.
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English
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Murduck, Jonathan Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes
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Date added: 2017-11-09
1801-1961
(Bulk: 1907-1960)
Creator:
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
Extent: 46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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Arthur Hobson Quinn papers
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1236
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
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1801-1961
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1907-1960
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Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960 Herne, James A., 1839-1901 O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 University of Pennsylvania. Department of English. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Librettos Manuscripts (documents) Playbills Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-08
1920-2001
Creator:
Wolfert family
Extent: 24.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
This collection includes material related to the lives and work of Helen (1901-1985), Ira (1908-1997), and Michael Wolfert (1936-2001). It contains correspondence between the family and others; manuscripts by all three subjects, as well as others; financial documents; personal documents; photos taken by and of the family; newspaper clippings collected by Helen and Ira; and notes and miscellanea from all three subjects.
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Helen, Ira, and Michael Wolfert papers
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Wolfert family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1313
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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24.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
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1920-2001
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This collection includes material related to the lives and work of Helen (1901-1985), Ira (1908-1997), and Michael Wolfert (1936-2001). It contains correspondence between the family and others; manuscripts by all three subjects, as well as others; financial documents; personal documents; photos taken by and of the family; newspaper clippings collected by Helen and Ira; and notes and miscellanea from all three subjects.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Wolfert family Wolfert, Helen X. Herschdorfer -- Archives Wolfert, Ira, 1908-1997 -- Archives Wolfert, Michael
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Family papers Financial records Negatives (photographic) Notes Photographs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-08
1853-1920
Creator:
Sherman, Robert L. (Robert Lowery), 1867-‏
Extent: 3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Robert L. Sherman, born in 1866, was a playwright and a theater manager. A prolific author, he began writing plays for Alexander Byers and the Chicago Manuscript Company, a printing business that sold and rented play scripts to theater companies in the United States from 1895 until 1922. Alexander Byers acquired most of the plays he published by pirating them. This collection consists of 139 mimeograph versions of play scripts which were part of the inventory of the Chicago Manuscript Company.
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Robert L. Sherman collection of plays
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Sherman, Robert L. (Robert Lowery), 1867-‏
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 628
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 linear feet (8 boxes)
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1853-1920
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Robert L. Sherman, born in 1866, was a playwright and a theater manager. A prolific author, he began writing plays for Alexander Byers and the Chicago Manuscript Company, a printing business that sold and rented play scripts to theater companies in the United States from 1895 until 1922. Alexander Byers acquired most of the plays he published by pirating them. This collection consists of 139 mimeograph versions of play scripts which were part of the inventory of the Chicago Manuscript Company.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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Sherman, Robert L. (Robert Lowery), 1867-‏ Chicago Manuscript Company.
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Plays (performed works) Typescripts
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Date added: 2017-11-08
1892-1982
Creator:
Bradley, Sculley, 1897-
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Sculley Bradley (1897-1987) was a scholar, author, educator, and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. Bradley was considered an international expert on American poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892), editing several important editions of the poet's Leaves of Grass. He was also a general editor and contributed to the 14-volume Collected Writings of Walt Whitman from 1961 to 1984, and was a trustee of the Walt Whitman Foundation. He was instrumental in Penn acquiring numerous important literary collections, including the Walt Whitman collection. This collection of articles, books, journals, essays, newsletters, exhibition information, catalogs, pamphlets, and publications of the Walt Whitman Fellowship (including event information and papers) was compiled by Bradley.
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E. Sculley Bradley collection of printed material relating to Walt Whitman
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Bradley, Sculley, 1897-
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PUSp.Print Coll. 45
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1892-1982
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Edward Sculley Bradley (1897-1987) was a scholar, author, educator, and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. Bradley was considered an international expert on American poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892), editing several important editions of the poet's Leaves of Grass. He was also a general editor and contributed to the 14-volume Collected Writings of Walt Whitman from 1961 to 1984, and was a trustee of the Walt Whitman Foundation. He was instrumental in Penn acquiring numerous important literary collections, including the Walt Whitman collection. This collection of articles, books, journals, essays, newsletters, exhibition information, catalogs, pamphlets, and publications of the Walt Whitman Fellowship (including event information and papers) was compiled by Bradley.
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English
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Bradley, Sculley, 1897- Walt Whitman Fellowship. Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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Articles Exhibition catalogs Newsletters Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2017-11-07
1920-1921
Creator:
Taylor & Francis., Publisher
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Philosophical Magazine, which began in 1798, is one of the longest-running scientific journals in the English language. The British journal presents papers on materials science and condensed matter physics, primarily, and is published by Taylor & Francis. This collection consists of galley proofs for scientific articles published in the journal between 1920 and 1921, along with some accompanying manuscripts, typescripts, and illustrations.
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Philosophical Magazine galley proofs for science articles
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Taylor & Francis., Publisher
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1329
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1920-1921
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The Philosophical Magazine, which began in 1798, is one of the longest-running scientific journals in the English language. The British journal presents papers on materials science and condensed matter physics, primarily, and is published by Taylor & Francis. This collection consists of galley proofs for scientific articles published in the journal between 1920 and 1921, along with some accompanying manuscripts, typescripts, and illustrations.
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1920s
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English
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Taylor & Francis. Philosophical Magazine.
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Galley proofs Manuscripts (documents) Typescripts
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Date added: 2017-11-03
1918-1953
Creator:
Carolina Playmakers.
Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
Extent: 1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1325
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (4 boxes)
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1918-1953
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The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 Carolina Dramatic Association. Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Dramatic Art.
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Brochures Playbills Theater programs
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Date added: 2017-11-02
circa 1750
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This book of notes on Materia Medica, written in Latin, is neither signed nor dated and contains relatively little contextualizing information. Approximately the first third of the book (through page 80) consists of medical receipts, while the rest of the text contains an alphabetized list of medicinal substances, most of which are plants, though some mineral and animal products are described as well. The term 'Materia Medica' refers to the collected body of knowledge of medicinal substances and their therapeutic applications.
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Materia Medica notes
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1867
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
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circa 1750
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This book of notes on Materia Medica, written in Latin, is neither signed nor dated and contains relatively little contextualizing information. Approximately the first third of the book (through page 80) consists of medical receipts, while the rest of the text contains an alphabetized list of medicinal substances, most of which are plants, though some mineral and animal products are described as well. The term 'Materia Medica' refers to the collected body of knowledge of medicinal substances and their therapeutic applications.
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Manuscripts, Latin--18th century Notes
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Date added: 2017-11-02
1785
Creator:
Greenman, David
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This book of notes was kept by David Greenman during a course of Materia Medica lectures delivered by Dr. Adam Kuhn at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1785. The lecture notes themselves are not limited to Materia Medica in the strictest sense, in that they also include some information about physiology, pathology and therapeutics. The notebook is briefly inscribed by Dr. Edward Cutbush (1772-1843) an officer and surgeon in the United States Navy.
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David Greenman notes on Materia Medica lectures delivered by Adam Kuhn at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School
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Greenman, David
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1866
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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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1785
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This book of notes was kept by David Greenman during a course of Materia Medica lectures delivered by Dr. Adam Kuhn at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1785. The lecture notes themselves are not limited to Materia Medica in the strictest sense, in that they also include some information about physiology, pathology and therapeutics. The notebook is briefly inscribed by Dr. Edward Cutbush (1772-1843) an officer and surgeon in the United States Navy.
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Greenman, David Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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Lecture notes Notebooks Notes
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Date added: 2017-10-26
1836-1874
Creator:
Skevington, Samuel, 1826-1905
Extent: 1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
This volume is a compilation of medicinal, household, and veterinary formulas and preparations written and compiled by Samuel Skevington spanning the years from 1836-1874.
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Samuel Skevington formulary
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Skevington, Samuel, 1826-1905
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1863
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
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1836-1874
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This volume is a compilation of medicinal, household, and veterinary formulas and preparations written and compiled by Samuel Skevington spanning the years from 1836-1874.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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Skevington, Samuel, 1826-1905
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Codices Formularies Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2017-10-26
1887-1907
Creator:
Mátos, Louis A., 1837 or 8-1910
Extent: 1 box (6 folders)
A small collection of papers by Louis A. Mátos comprising a compilation of chemical formulas and preparations for apothecary use spanning the years from 1887 to 1907. The collection consists six folders. Folder 1 is a volume of pharmaceutical formulas. Folders 2-5 contain printed ephemera, handwritten formulas and clippings.
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Louis A. Mátos papers of pharmaceutical formulas
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Mátos, Louis A., 1837 or 8-1910
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1334
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (6 folders)
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1887-1907
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A small collection of papers by Louis A. Mátos comprising a compilation of chemical formulas and preparations for apothecary use spanning the years from 1887 to 1907. The collection consists six folders. Folder 1 is a volume of pharmaceutical formulas. Folders 2-5 contain printed ephemera, handwritten formulas and clippings.
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1880s 1890s 1900s
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Mátos, Louis A., 1837 or 8-1910
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Clippings (information artifacts) Formularies Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2017-10-26
1831-1879
Creator:
Sandford, Mark, 1803-1860
Sandford, Mark, 1835-1920, Jr.
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize volume comprising a compilation of veterinary, medicinal, household, and culinary recipes spanning the years 1831 to 1879 and over two generations of the Sandford family.
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Receipt book
creator
Sandford, Mark, 1803-1860 Sandford, Mark, 1835-1920, Jr.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1848
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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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1831-1879
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An oversize volume comprising a compilation of veterinary, medicinal, household, and culinary recipes spanning the years 1831 to 1879 and over two generations of the Sandford family.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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Sandford, Mark, 1803-1860 Sandford, Mark, 1835-1920, Jr.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2017-10-24
1803-1815
Creator:
Ricketts, George Poyntz, 1774-1815
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize letter book containing the expense accounts, and outgoing letters of George Poyntz Ricketts who worked in India for the East India Company. The letters in the volume span the years from 1803 to 1815.
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George Poyntz Ricketts letter book
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Ricketts, George Poyntz, 1774-1815
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1860
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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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1803-1815
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An oversize letter book containing the expense accounts, and outgoing letters of George Poyntz Ricketts who worked in India for the East India Company. The letters in the volume span the years from 1803 to 1815.
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1800s 1810s
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Ricketts, George Poyntz, 1774-1815
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Codices Correspondence Depositions Letter books Manuscripts, English--19th century
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Date added: 2017-10-24
1826-1839
Creator:
Potter, Thomas E., (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862
Extent: 1 volume (+ 32 leaves)
A volume comprising the daily transactions of the sales and expenses of Potter's Catholicon created by W. W. Potter. The daily accounting in the volume by agent and druggist Thomas E. Potter spans the years from 1826 to 1839.
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Day book
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Potter, Thomas E., (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1853
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 32 leaves)
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1826-1839
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A volume comprising the daily transactions of the sales and expenses of Potter's Catholicon created by W. W. Potter. The daily accounting in the volume by agent and druggist Thomas E. Potter spans the years from 1826 to 1839.
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1820s 1830s
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English
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Potter, Thomas E., (Thomas Evans), 1812-1862 Potter, W. W., (William Woodburn), 1786-1832
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Account books Codices Daybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century Recipes
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circa 1810
Extent: 1 volume
Oversize volume written in French comprising a treatise on making liquors. The detailed and densely written volume was created by an unknown compiler around 1810.
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Liqueurs spiritueuses pour la table, ou d'agrément, dout l'aromate ou parfum se prend dans les matières végétables odorantes qui suivent
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1857
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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 1810
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Oversize volume written in French comprising a treatise on making liquors. The detailed and densely written volume was created by an unknown compiler around 1810.
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Codices Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, French--19th century Recipes Treatises
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Date added: 2017-10-24
19th century
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize volume probably created during the nineteenth century in Florence, Italy by a member of the Peruzzi family. "Album de stampine antiche" is written on a decorative label pasted on the cover. The volume contains a scrapbook comprised of cutouts from books of over 350 woodcuts and engravings of decorative printers' marks including borders, initials, head-pieces, tail-pieces, portions of title pages, and vignettes. The books represented in the volume were published from 1569 to 1790.
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Album de stampine antiche
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1859
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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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19th century
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An oversize volume probably created during the nineteenth century in Florence, Italy by a member of the Peruzzi family. "Album de stampine antiche" is written on a decorative label pasted on the cover. The volume contains a scrapbook comprised of cutouts from books of over 350 woodcuts and engravings of decorative printers' marks including borders, initials, head-pieces, tail-pieces, portions of title pages, and vignettes. The books represented in the volume were published from 1569 to 1790.
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Italian
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Codices Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, Italian--19th century Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2017-10-23
1836-1837
Creator:
Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize volume comprising the contracts and receipts of payment for the construction of the Wrightsville to York Railroad line spanning one year from 1836 to 1837.
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Writghtsville and York Railroad Company contracts and receipts
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Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1864
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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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1836-1837
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An oversize volume comprising the contracts and receipts of payment for the construction of the Wrightsville to York Railroad line spanning one year from 1836 to 1837.
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1830s
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Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
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Blank forms Codices Contracts Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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Date added: 2017-10-23
1835
Creator:
Shelly, W. A., (William Addison), 1818-1863
Extent: 1 volume
A notebook consisting of medical vocabulary written and compiled by W. A. Shelly in 1835 probably as a study guide for medical school.
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William Addison Shelly notebook
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Shelly, W. A., (William Addison), 1818-1863
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1862
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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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1835
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A notebook consisting of medical vocabulary written and compiled by W. A. Shelly in 1835 probably as a study guide for medical school.
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Shelly, W. A., (William Addison), 1818-1863
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Codices Manuscripts, American--19th century Notebooks
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