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Date added: 2017-02-20
1859-1860
Creator:
Bobrek, Leopold, active 1840-1860
Extent: 1 volume
This slim, paper-bound volume comprises a treatise on the methods for distillation of liquors with over thirty-five detailed and explanatory recipes for various spirits. The volume was written in German by Leopold Bobrek spanning the years from 1859 to 1860.
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Rezeptbuch: Alkoholische getränke-herstellung spezialität Liköre
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Bobrek, Leopold, active 1840-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1810
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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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1859-1860
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This slim, paper-bound volume comprises a treatise on the methods for distillation of liquors with over thirty-five detailed and explanatory recipes for various spirits. The volume was written in German by Leopold Bobrek spanning the years from 1859 to 1860.
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1850s 1860s
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German
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Bobrek, Leopold, active 1840-1860 Brobek, Hugo, 1872?-1943
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Codices Diagrams Drawings (visual works) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, German--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1808-1834
Extent: 1 volume
An unbound volume comprised chiefly of a collection of medicinal recipes to alleviate or cure various ailments and diseases by an unknown compiler living in England. The recipes contained in the volume span the years from 1808 to 1834.
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Medicinal and household recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1808
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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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1808-1834
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An unbound volume comprised chiefly of a collection of medicinal recipes to alleviate or cure various ailments and diseases by an unknown compiler living in England. The recipes contained in the volume span the years from 1808 to 1834.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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Codices Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1982
Creator:
Wolfe, Richard J.
Extent: 1 box (104 sheets)
A large flat box decorated with marbled paper consisting of 104 sheets of hand-made marbled paper designed and created by Wolfe.
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Richard J. Wolfe marbled paper collection
creator
Wolfe, Richard J.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1246
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (104 sheets)
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1982
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A large flat box decorated with marbled paper consisting of 104 sheets of hand-made marbled paper designed and created by Wolfe.
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English
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Wolfe, Richard J. De Gennaro, Richard
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1822-1825
Creator:
Mallaby, Francis, 1793-1877
Extent: 2 volumes
Two volumes containing journals kept by master Francis Mallaby for the ship the Huntress one of seven ships owned by New York tea merchants Thomas H. Smith and Sons. Volume 1 provides a record of a voyage from New York to Canton and the return trip spanning eleven months from June 3, 1822 to May 4, 1823. Volume 2 contains entries of a four-month return trip from Canton to New York from August 4 to December 12, 1824.
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Francis Mallaby logbooks for the ship Huntress
creator
Mallaby, Francis, 1793-1877
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1805
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1822-1825
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Two volumes containing journals kept by master Francis Mallaby for the ship the Huntress one of seven ships owned by New York tea merchants Thomas H. Smith and Sons. Volume 1 provides a record of a voyage from New York to Canton and the return trip spanning eleven months from June 3, 1822 to May 4, 1823. Volume 2 contains entries of a four-month return trip from Canton to New York from August 4 to December 12, 1824.
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1820s
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English
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Mallaby, Francis, 1793-1877 Huntress (Ship).
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Codices Manuscripts, American--19th century Ships' logs
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1798
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1800
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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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1798
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A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Codices Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century Quotations
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1836-1849
Creator:
Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
Extent: 2 volumes (+ 8 leaves)
Two paper-covered volumes containing recipes, instructions, and ingredients for dyeing fabrics, cloth, and yarns kept by Ludwig Arnold of Nuremberg, Germany spanning the years from 1836 to 1849.
title
Ludwig Arnold recipes for dyes and dyeing
creator
Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1804
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes (+ 8 leaves)
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1836-1849
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Two paper-covered volumes containing recipes, instructions, and ingredients for dyeing fabrics, cloth, and yarns kept by Ludwig Arnold of Nuremberg, Germany spanning the years from 1836 to 1849.
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1830s 1840s
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German
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Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
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Codices Manuscripts, German--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1887
Creator:
Griscom, Clement Acton, 1868-1918
Extent: 1 volume
A photograph album comprised of portrait photographs from the University of Pennsylvania class of 1887 compiled by Clement Acton Griscom.
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Clement Acton Griscom photograph album
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Griscom, Clement Acton, 1868-1918
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1806
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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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1887
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A photograph album comprised of portrait photographs from the University of Pennsylvania class of 1887 compiled by Clement Acton Griscom.
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English
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Griscom, Clement Acton, 1868-1918 Schoenberg, Lawrence J.
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Codices Manuscripts, American--19th century Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2017-02-20
circa 1761-1799
Extent: 1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
A leather bound volume comprising pharmaceutical and medicinal recipes written in Latin probably by a pharmacist or physician in England between the years 1761 to 1799.
title
Pharmaceutical recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1799
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
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circa 1761-1799
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A leather bound volume comprising pharmaceutical and medicinal recipes written in Latin probably by a pharmacist or physician in England between the years 1761 to 1799.
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Codices Manuscripts, Latin--18th century Maxims Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1822-1823
Creator:
Hull, William, 1778?-1840
Extent: 1 volume
Volume containing the travel diary of William Hull (1778?-1840). The volume traces his journey from Bombay (Mumbai), India to London, England spanning eight months from November 7, 1822 to July 17, 1823.
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Memoranda of a journey overland, with Mr. Melville and Mr. Bax, from Bombay to London by the Red Sea, Egypt, Malta, Sicily, Italy, Switzerland, and France, commencing from Bombay, November 7, 1822.
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Hull, William, 1778?-1840
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1807
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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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1822-1823
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Volume containing the travel diary of William Hull (1778?-1840). The volume traces his journey from Bombay (Mumbai), India to London, England spanning eight months from November 7, 1822 to July 17, 1823.
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1820s
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English
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Hull, William, 1778?-1840 Hull, Mildred
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Codices Diaries Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, English--19th century Pencil drawings
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1863
Creator:
Hartley, Louisa K. Berry, (Louisa Katherine Berry), 1847?-1882
Extent: 1 volume
This volume comprises the scrapbook of images, clippings, and memorabilia created by Louisa K. Berry Hartley in 1863.
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Louisa K. Berry Hartley scrapbook
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Hartley, Louisa K. Berry, (Louisa Katherine Berry), 1847?-1882
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1792
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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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1863
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This volume comprises the scrapbook of images, clippings, and memorabilia created by Louisa K. Berry Hartley in 1863.
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Hartley, Louisa K. Berry, (Louisa Katherine Berry), 1847?-1882
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices Drawings (visual works) Elegies Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1918-1919
Creator:
Harrison, William Edgar Pringle, 1892-
Extent: 1 volume
A photograph album kept by William Edgar Pringle Harrison who served as a Leiutenant in the India Army Reserve in Pakistan. The album provides a pictorial record of Harrison's sevice in Pakistan with photographs spanning from late-1918 to mid-1919.
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William Edgar Pringle Harrison photograph album
creator
Harrison, William Edgar Pringle, 1892-
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1793
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1918-1919
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A photograph album kept by William Edgar Pringle Harrison who served as a Leiutenant in the India Army Reserve in Pakistan. The album provides a pictorial record of Harrison's sevice in Pakistan with photographs spanning from late-1918 to mid-1919.
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1910s
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English
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Harrison, William Edgar Pringle, 1892-
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Codices Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1832-1833
Creator:
Wylie, Alexander Henry, 1810-1869
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
Volume containing the travel diary of Alexander Henry Wylie's journies through Europe and Havana, Cuba. The diary spans the years from 1832 to 1833.
title
Alexander Henry Wylie diary
creator
Wylie, Alexander Henry, 1810-1869
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1796
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
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1832-1833
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Volume containing the travel diary of Alexander Henry Wylie's journies through Europe and Havana, Cuba. The diary spans the years from 1832 to 1833.
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1830s
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English
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Wylie, Alexander Henry, 1810-1869
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Codices Diaries Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1882-1883
Creator:
Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
Extent: 1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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William A. Lamson letterpress copybook
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1791
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
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1882-1883
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A letterpress copybook containing the personal outgoing correspondence of William A. Lamson spanning six months from November 1882 to May 1883. During this six-month period Lamson worked as secretary for the Mexican Central Railway Company and was living in a mining camp in Sonora, Mexico. There are 500 numbered leaves comprising letters arranged in chronological order addressed to family and friends regarding his journey to Mexico, his experiences at camp, duties of his job, living conditions, and observations of the Mexican people, culture, and customs.
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1880s
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English
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Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914 Mexican Central Railway Co--History--Sources.
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Codices Correspondence Finding tabs Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1849-1899
Creator:
Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 photograph, 3 leaves)
An account book kept by John Wilson who lived in Troutbeck and Windermere, Westmorland, England spanning the years from 1849 to 1899. The volume comprises Wilson's recorded business transactions with clients. Wilson's records suggest he was probably a literary agent, editor, and stationer. He was paid for editing, writing, arranging, and printing and was employed by newspapers such as the Kendal Times and the Lake Herald and writers including George Augustus Sala and Eliza Winstanley. Bound at the end of the volume is Reynold's astrological and prophetic almanack for 1849 on sixteen printed pages.
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John Wilson account book
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Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1788
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 photograph, 3 leaves)
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1849-1899
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An account book kept by John Wilson who lived in Troutbeck and Windermere, Westmorland, England spanning the years from 1849 to 1899. The volume comprises Wilson's recorded business transactions with clients. Wilson's records suggest he was probably a literary agent, editor, and stationer. He was paid for editing, writing, arranging, and printing and was employed by newspapers such as the Kendal Times and the Lake Herald and writers including George Augustus Sala and Eliza Winstanley. Bound at the end of the volume is Reynold's astrological and prophetic almanack for 1849 on sixteen printed pages.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Wilson, John, active 1850-1899
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Account books Almanacs Codices Correspondence Finding tabs Hybrid books Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1912-1918
Extent: 1 volume
A album containing a collection of photographs probably kept by a British soldier in Lucknow, India between the years 1912 to 1918.
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British soldier's photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1798
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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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1912-1918
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A album containing a collection of photographs probably kept by a British soldier in Lucknow, India between the years 1912 to 1918.
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1910s
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English
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Codices Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1868
Creator:
Willigerod, Heinrich, 1820-1906
Extent: 1 volume
A volume written in German by Heinrich Willigerod comprising instructions for the care of agricultural animals dated 1868.
title
Diätetik
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Willigerod, Heinrich, 1820-1906
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1795
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1868
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A volume written in German by Heinrich Willigerod comprising instructions for the care of agricultural animals dated 1868.
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Willigerod, Heinrich, 1820-1906
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Codices Manuscripts, German--19th century Prescriptions
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Date added: 2017-02-16
approximately 1800-1899
Creator:
Kimball, Marianne
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
Small leather volume comprising recipes kept by Marianne Kimball during the 19th century.
title
Marianne Kimball's recipe book
creator
Kimball, Marianne
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1794
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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approximately 1800-1899
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Small leather volume comprising recipes kept by Marianne Kimball during the 19th century.
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Codices Cookbooks Manuscripts, American--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-16
1918-1919
Creator:
Rosenblum, David, 1893-1951
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
David Rosenblum (1893-1957) served in the Third Corps of the United States Army during World War I from March 26, 1918, to February 22, 1919, and was overseas in France from September 19, 1918, to February 22, 1919. Rosenblum was a talented jazz pianist and formed a sextet and a comedy duet while overseas. After returning home, Rosenblum became a dry goods merchant, and by 1941, Rosenblum had founded the first radio station in Butler County, WISR. This collection contains letters written by David Rosenblum to his family during his military service in France during World War I.
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David Rosenblum World War I letters
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Rosenblum, David, 1893-1951
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1262
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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1918-1919
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David Rosenblum (1893-1957) served in the Third Corps of the United States Army during World War I from March 26, 1918, to February 22, 1919, and was overseas in France from September 19, 1918, to February 22, 1919. Rosenblum was a talented jazz pianist and formed a sextet and a comedy duet while overseas. After returning home, Rosenblum became a dry goods merchant, and by 1941, Rosenblum had founded the first radio station in Butler County, WISR. This collection contains letters written by David Rosenblum to his family during his military service in France during World War I.
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1910s
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English
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Rosenblum, David, 1893-1951 Rosenblum, Isaac Samuel, 1867-1947 Rosenblum, Rachel Lidvinosky, 1873-1935 United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
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Correspondence Photographs
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Date added: 2017-02-15
1869-2014
(Bulk: 1958-2013)
Creator:
DePreist, James, 1936 -
Extent: 125 boxes (+ 1 map drawer folder)
James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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James DePreist papers
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DePreist, James, 1936 -
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 640
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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125 boxes (+ 1 map drawer folder)
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1869-2014
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1958-2013
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James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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DePreist, James, 1936 - Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Oregon Symphony.
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-14
1896-1977
Creator:
Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
Extent: 26 linear feet
The Mercy-Douglass Hospital was an African-American hospital and the first black nurse training school in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It existed from 1895-1960. This collection contains the institutional records of Mercy-Douglass, along with over 200 photographs of the hospital and nursing school.
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital records
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
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PU-N.MC 78
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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26 linear feet
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1896-1977
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The Mercy-Douglass Hospital was an African-American hospital and the first black nurse training school in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It existed from 1895-1960. This collection contains the institutional records of Mercy-Douglass, along with over 200 photographs of the hospital and nursing school.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Mercy-Douglass Hospital. Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing. Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
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Hospital records Photographs School records
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Date added: 2017-02-08
1834-1875
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Small collection of records regarding the G. & C. Merriam Company spanning the years from 1834 to 1875. The papers comprise chiefly correspondence to the G. & C. Merriam Company.
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G. & C. Merriam Company records
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1201
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet
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1834-1875
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Small collection of records regarding the G. & C. Merriam Company spanning the years from 1834 to 1875. The papers comprise chiefly correspondence to the G. & C. Merriam Company.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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G. & C. Merriam Company.
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Business records Correspondence Fliers (printed matter) Invoices Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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Date added: 2017-02-08
1914-1965, undated
Creator:
Dwarkadas, Kanji, 1892-
Extent: 6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
The papers of Kanji Dwarkadas, an Indian politician and activist born in 1892, contain correspondence and writings by both Dwarkadas and some of his contemporaries, dating from 1914 to 1965. Active in Mumbai (then Bombay), Dwarkadas began his career alongside Annie Besant, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the Indian Home Rule movement. Letters to and from these individuals and many other important figures in twentieth century Indian politics are included in this collection, along with a number of interviews conducted by Dwarkadas. Beginning in the 1920s, Dwarkadas was actively involved in organizations to promote social welfare in Mumbai, such as the Prostitution Inquiry Committee and Children’s Aid Society (meeting minutes, resolutions and reports from these and other groups are included in the collection). Dwarkadas withdrew from politics in 1933 and focused his energies on labor organization and worker’s rights.
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Kanji Dwarkadas papers
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Dwarkadas, Kanji, 1892-
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PUSp. Ms. Coll. 1239
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1914-1965, undated
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The papers of Kanji Dwarkadas, an Indian politician and activist born in 1892, contain correspondence and writings by both Dwarkadas and some of his contemporaries, dating from 1914 to 1965. Active in Mumbai (then Bombay), Dwarkadas began his career alongside Annie Besant, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the Indian Home Rule movement. Letters to and from these individuals and many other important figures in twentieth century Indian politics are included in this collection, along with a number of interviews conducted by Dwarkadas. Beginning in the 1920s, Dwarkadas was actively involved in organizations to promote social welfare in Mumbai, such as the Prostitution Inquiry Committee and Children’s Aid Society (meeting minutes, resolutions and reports from these and other groups are included in the collection). Dwarkadas withdrew from politics in 1933 and focused his energies on labor organization and worker’s rights.
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Dwarkadas, Kanji, 1892- Besant, Annie, 1847-1933 Home Rule for India League. Pole, D. Graham (David Graham) Shiva Rao, B.
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Correspondence Diaries Interviews Minutes (Records) Transcripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-07
circa 1850-1900
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of mid to late nineteenth century manuscript copies of correspondence to and from Silas Deane (1737-1789) during the American Revolution. Silas Deane was an American merchant, politician, and diplomat who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and as a foreign diplomat to France.
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Silas Deane manuscripts and documents (copies)
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1252
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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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circa 1850-1900
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This collection consists of mid to late nineteenth century manuscript copies of correspondence to and from Silas Deane (1737-1789) during the American Revolution. Silas Deane was an American merchant, politician, and diplomat who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and as a foreign diplomat to France.
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Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2017-02-06
circa 19th century
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains two notebooks filled with a draft of work on the studies of the Epistles of St. John. The first book is titled “The Epistles” and the second is titled “Studies in the Epistles of St. John.” The author of these notebooks is unknown, and there is no clear link between the contents of these notebooks and any published work.
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Studies in the Epistles of St. John manuscript draft
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1253
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 19th century
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This collection contains two notebooks filled with a draft of work on the studies of the Epistles of St. John. The first book is titled “The Epistles” and the second is titled “Studies in the Epistles of St. John.” The author of these notebooks is unknown, and there is no clear link between the contents of these notebooks and any published work.
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Manuscripts (document genre) Notebooks
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Date added: 2017-02-06
1930-1938
(Bulk: 1930-1933)
Creator:
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885-
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Richard Bartlett Gregg papers consist of letters and news reports related to the Indian independence movement collected by the American social philosopher and nonviolence theorist Richard Bartlett Gregg (1885-1974) between 1930 and 1938. Fascinated and inspired by Gandhi, Gregg lived in India from 1925 to 1929. Upon his return to the United States he promoted the nonviolence and simple living exemplified by Gandhi as tools for transforming Western civilization, and kept track of events in India by way of correspondence with Indian leaders and their Western sympathizers and subscriptions to publications supportive of Indian independence. The collection includes handwritten letters to Gregg from prominent Indian guiding lights, including Gandhi, Mahadev Desai, Jivraj Mehta, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Mirabehn (Madeleine Slade).
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Richard Bartlett Gregg papers
creator
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 954
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1930-1938
bulk date
1930-1933
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The Richard Bartlett Gregg papers consist of letters and news reports related to the Indian independence movement collected by the American social philosopher and nonviolence theorist Richard Bartlett Gregg (1885-1974) between 1930 and 1938. Fascinated and inspired by Gandhi, Gregg lived in India from 1925 to 1929. Upon his return to the United States he promoted the nonviolence and simple living exemplified by Gandhi as tools for transforming Western civilization, and kept track of events in India by way of correspondence with Indian leaders and their Western sympathizers and subscriptions to publications supportive of Indian independence. The collection includes handwritten letters to Gregg from prominent Indian guiding lights, including Gandhi, Mahadev Desai, Jivraj Mehta, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Mirabehn (Madeleine Slade).
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1930s
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1930s
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Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 Mirabehn, 1892-1982
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Correspondence Newsletters
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