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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-07-25
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
creator
Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 412
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
8 boxes
inclusive date
1884-1922
bulk date
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 (document genre) Photographs Spirit photographs
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1973-2004
Creator:
Painted Bride Quarterly.
Extent: 5 boxes
The collection comprises correspondence and submissions between artists and journal editors, as well as manuscripts, galleys, published copies, and grant records.
title
Painted Bride Quarterly records
creator
Painted Bride Quarterly.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 517
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
5 boxes
inclusive date
1973-2004
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises correspondence and submissions between artists and journal editors, as well as manuscripts, galleys, published copies, and grant records.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Painted Bride Quarterly.
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Correspondence Manuscripts for publication
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1972-2008
(Bulk: 1978-1995)
Creator:
Running Press
Extent: 58 boxes
The Running Press Records are the institutional records of the Philadelphia based publisher which follow the growth and development of the company from its establishment in the early 1970s to 2008, six years after the company’s acquisition by the Perseus Book Group.
title
Running Press records
creator
Running Press
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 727
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
58 boxes
inclusive date
1972-2008
bulk date
1978-1995
abstract/scope/contents
The Running Press Records are the institutional records of the Philadelphia based publisher which follow the growth and development of the company from its establishment in the early 1970s to 2008, six years after the company’s acquisition by the Perseus Book Group.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Running Press
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1945-1950
Creator:
Allen, George R., (George Rankin), 1919-, Compiler
Extent: 4 boxes (70 folders)
The core of the collection comprises records of the Counter-Intelligence Corps (CIC) detachment of the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army, which was stationed in Berchtesgaden, Germany, at the close of the Second World War. George R. Allen, who collected the materials, was a member of that CIC detachment. Included are typed transcripts of interviews with, statements from, or reports on family and staff of Adolf Hitler, including Fritz Goernnert (assistant to Hermann Göring), Franz Brandenburg and Willy Lau (Göring's guards), Christa Schroeder (Hitler's personal secretary), Paula Wolf (Hitler's sister), Angela Hammitzsch (Hitler's half-sister), Theodor Morell (Hitler's personal physician), Erich Kempka (Hitler's chauffeur), Günther Mannertz (member of the SS), Heinrich Doose (member of the Waffen-SS and driver), Percy Schramm (head compiler of the war journal of the German High Command Operational Staff), Erwin Nagel (German soldier in a convicts detachment), and Heinz Buchholz (member of stenographic service of Hitler's headquarters). Also included are transcribed excerpts from stenographic notebooks of Hitler's secretaries, as well as transcribed and re-constructed records of Hitler's daily military conferences, December 1942 to March 1945 (incomplete). The collection contains three essays in English by George Allen concerning the provenance of the records, as well as four manuscript versions, along with galley proofs and page proofs, of Felix Gilbert's book, Hitler Directs His War (1950), with a foreword by Allen.
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Berchtesgaden military intelligence records
creator
Allen, George R., (George Rankin), 1919-, Compiler
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 647
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
4 boxes (70 folders)
inclusive date
1945-1950
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The core of the collection comprises records of the Counter-Intelligence Corps (CIC) detachment of the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army, which was stationed in Berchtesgaden, Germany, at the close of the Second World War. George R. Allen, who collected the materials, was a member of that CIC detachment. Included are typed transcripts of interviews with, statements from, or reports on family and staff of Adolf Hitler, including Fritz Goernnert (assistant to Hermann Göring), Franz Brandenburg and Willy Lau (Göring's guards), Christa Schroeder (Hitler's personal secretary), Paula Wolf (Hitler's sister), Angela Hammitzsch (Hitler's half-sister), Theodor Morell (Hitler's personal physician), Erich Kempka (Hitler's chauffeur), Günther Mannertz (member of the SS), Heinrich Doose (member of the Waffen-SS and driver), Percy Schramm (head compiler of the war journal of the German High Command Operational Staff), Erwin Nagel (German soldier in a convicts detachment), and Heinz Buchholz (member of stenographic service of Hitler's headquarters). Also included are transcribed excerpts from stenographic notebooks of Hitler's secretaries, as well as transcribed and re-constructed records of Hitler's daily military conferences, December 1942 to March 1945 (incomplete). The collection contains three essays in English by George Allen concerning the provenance of the records, as well as four manuscript versions, along with galley proofs and page proofs, of Felix Gilbert's book, Hitler Directs His War (1950), with a foreword by Allen.
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1940s 1950s
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German
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Allen, George R., (George Rankin), 1919- Göring, Hermann, 1893-1846 Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
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Transcripts
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1884-1965
Creator:
Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942
Extent: 10 boxes
Correspondence; memorabilia; manuscripts, galleys, offprints, and clippings of published and unpublished writings; and books written, edited, or annotated by Roberts. About one third of the correspondents in the collection are physicians and/or scientists with whom Roberts consulted about cancer research.
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Morley Roberts papers
creator
Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 726
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
10 boxes
inclusive date
1884-1965
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Correspondence; memorabilia; manuscripts, galleys, offprints, and clippings of published and unpublished writings; and books written, edited, or annotated by Roberts. About one third of the correspondents in the collection are physicians and/or scientists with whom Roberts consulted about cancer research.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942 Gissing, George, 1857-1903 Hudson, W.H., (William Henry), 1841-1922
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Manuscripts for publication Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1926-1955
Creator:
Blotner, Joseph Leo, 1923-, Collector
Smith, Thorne, 1892-1934, Author
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Thorne Smith (1892–1934) was an American author of comedic supernatural fiction. His best-known work is the two Topper novels, published between 1920 and 1930. The collection consists of correspondences between Joseph Blotner, a then-Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania writing his dissertation on Smith, and various associates of Thorne Smith; and typescripts and manuscripts of Smith's novels, including Topper, The Night Life of the Gods, and Rain in the Doorway.
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Joseph Blotner collection on Thorne Smith
creator
Blotner, Joseph Leo, 1923-, Collector Smith, Thorne, 1892-1934, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 992
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1926-1955
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Thorne Smith (1892–1934) was an American author of comedic supernatural fiction. His best-known work is the two Topper novels, published between 1920 and 1930. The collection consists of correspondences between Joseph Blotner, a then-Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania writing his dissertation on Smith, and various associates of Thorne Smith; and typescripts and manuscripts of Smith's novels, including Topper, The Night Life of the Gods, and Rain in the Doorway.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Blotner, Joseph Leo, 1923- Smith, Thorne, 1892-1934
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Correspondence Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2014-07-25
circa 1820-2004
Creator:
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
Extent: 58 boxes
Correspondence and business records supplementing the main collection of records. These supplementary records include applications for membership; minutes for the committees on admissions and relief and for the Musical Fund Hall; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982), including material relating to performances of soprano Jenny Lind; financial records; correspondence; histories; memorabilia; and late 20th-century records of annual meetings, special and standing committees, and the Musical Fund Society Foundation. The supplementary records cover the same years as and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 90, Musical Society Fund of Philadelphia Records.
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia supplementary records
creator
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 513
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
58 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1820-2004
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Correspondence and business records supplementing the main collection of records. These supplementary records include applications for membership; minutes for the committees on admissions and relief and for the Musical Fund Hall; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982), including material relating to performances of soprano Jenny Lind; financial records; correspondence; histories; memorabilia; and late 20th-century records of annual meetings, special and standing committees, and the Musical Fund Society Foundation. The supplementary records cover the same years as and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 90, Musical Society Fund of Philadelphia Records.
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia. Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 Carr, Benjamin, 1768-1831
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Concert programs Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Estate records Financial records Memorabilia Reports
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1963-2004
Creator:
Medical Committee for Human Rights.
Extent: 64 boxes
The records of the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) include minutes and other administrative records; correspondence and other papers of members; financial records; records of field work and other programs; subsidiary groups; events; publications; and publicity. Arising in conjunction with the civil rights movement, the MCHR was an organization of doctors, nurses, and other health workers dedicated to advancing health among minority groups and equality in the health industry. Working in both southern and northern states, the MCHR also fought for national health insurance, the rights of prisoners, and the end of the Vietnam War.
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Medical Committee for Human Rights records
creator
Medical Committee for Human Rights.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 641
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
64 boxes
inclusive date
1963-2004
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abstract/scope/contents
The records of the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) include minutes and other administrative records; correspondence and other papers of members; financial records; records of field work and other programs; subsidiary groups; events; publications; and publicity. Arising in conjunction with the civil rights movement, the MCHR was an organization of doctors, nurses, and other health workers dedicated to advancing health among minority groups and equality in the health industry. Working in both southern and northern states, the MCHR also fought for national health insurance, the rights of prisoners, and the end of the Vietnam War.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Medical Committee for Human Rights.
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1945-1995
Creator:
Daniel, Oliver
Extent: 90 boxes
Research files, cassette tapes, and transcripts for Daniel’s biography of Leopold Stokowski titled Stokowski: A Counterpoint of View (1982). Includes the author’s correspondence, photocopies of Leopold Stokowski’s correspondence, programs, reviews, clippings, photographs, and the completed manuscript submitted for publication; plus preservation and service copies of the oral history sound recordings.
title
Oliver Daniel research collection on Leopold Stokowski
creator
Daniel, Oliver
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 382
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
90 boxes
inclusive date
1945-1995
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Research files, cassette tapes, and transcripts for Daniel’s biography of Leopold Stokowski titled Stokowski: A Counterpoint of View (1982). Includes the author’s correspondence, photocopies of Leopold Stokowski’s correspondence, programs, reviews, clippings, photographs, and the completed manuscript submitted for publication; plus preservation and service copies of the oral history sound recordings.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Daniel, Oliver
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Correspondence Interviews Oral histories (document genres) Photographs Sound recordings Transcripts Writings (document genre)
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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 -
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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
bulk date
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
1971-1998
Creator:
American Poetry Review.
Extent: 217 boxes
The collection primarily comprises the editorial files maintained on each contributor to the journal. Included in these files are correspondence between the authors, translaters, and editors of APR, manuscripts submitted for publication, galleys corrected by the authors and editors, and editors’ votes and comments on submitted manuscripts. Other series include a small section of administrative correspondence, financial records from 1972-1980, photographs of the writers whose work has been published in APR, and an incomplete run of the periodical.
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American Poetry Review records
creator
American Poetry Review.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 349
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
217 boxes
inclusive date
1971-1998
bulk date
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The collection primarily comprises the editorial files maintained on each contributor to the journal. Included in these files are correspondence between the authors, translaters, and editors of APR, manuscripts submitted for publication, galleys corrected by the authors and editors, and editors’ votes and comments on submitted manuscripts. Other series include a small section of administrative correspondence, financial records from 1972-1980, photographs of the writers whose work has been published in APR, and an incomplete run of the periodical.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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American Poetry Review.
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts for publication Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1901-2010
Creator:
Savoy company, Philadelphia.
Extent: 226 linear feet (326 boxes)
The Savoy Company is the oldest amateur theater company dedicated to the production of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. The collection contains administrative material, programs, musical and vocal scores, scrapbooks, audio-visual material and photographs which document its annual performance.
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Savoy Company records
creator
Savoy company, Philadelphia.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 905
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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226 linear feet (326 boxes)
inclusive date
1901-2010
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The Savoy Company is the oldest amateur theater company dedicated to the production of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. The collection contains administrative material, programs, musical and vocal scores, scrapbooks, audio-visual material and photographs which document its annual performance.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Savoy company, Philadelphia. Gilbert, W.S., (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900
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Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Photographs Scores
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1775-1824
Creator:
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
Extent: 4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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Jean-Baptiste Lingaud papers
creator
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 515
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
inclusive date
1775-1824
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
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French
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Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, French--18th century Manuscripts, French--19th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1961-1971
Creator:
Goddard, David Rockwell, 1908-1985
Extent: 4.6 linear feet (12 boxes)
David Rockwell Goddard (1908-1985) was a plant physiologist, educator, and provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes papers related to Goddard's work on several panels, including the Life Sciences Panel; the Commission on Narcotics and Drug Addiction; the Pesticide Panel of the Federal Council for Science and Technology; and the National Academy of Sciences Advisory Committee on the USSR and Eastern Europe. Materials include reports, memoranda, newsletters, pamphlets, meetings minutes and newspaper clippings.
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David Rockwell Goddard papers
creator
Goddard, David Rockwell, 1908-1985
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 988
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
4.6 linear feet (12 boxes)
inclusive date
1961-1971
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David Rockwell Goddard (1908-1985) was a plant physiologist, educator, and provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The collection includes papers related to Goddard's work on several panels, including the Life Sciences Panel; the Commission on Narcotics and Drug Addiction; the Pesticide Panel of the Federal Council for Science and Technology; and the National Academy of Sciences Advisory Committee on the USSR and Eastern Europe. Materials include reports, memoranda, newsletters, pamphlets, meetings minutes and newspaper clippings.
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Goddard, David Rockwell, 1908-1985 Federal Council for Science and Technology (U.S.). National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). United States. President's Science Advisory Committee.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Pamphlets Reports
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1765-1937
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 49 boxes
Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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Furness family papers
creator
Furness Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 481
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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49 boxes
inclusive date
1765-1937
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Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Furness Family
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1923-2000
(Bulk: 1975-1998)
Creator:
Mahoney, David J.
Extent: 73 boxes
Personal papers of business executive and philanthropist David J. Mahoney. The bulk of the materials comprise correspondence from 1951 to 2000, including letters from Richard Nixon, Norton Simon, William Safire, and Vernon Jordan; writings from 1965 to 1999, including two books written by Mahoney: Confessions of a Street Smart Manager (1988) with Richard Conarroe and The Longevity Strategy: How to Live to 100 Using the Brain-Body Connection (1998) with Richard Restak, M.D.; and events covering the years 1968 to 1998, such as the Horatio Alger Award, which Mahoney won in 1977, and the Bilderburg Conference in both 1981 and 1982. Also available are newspaper clippings and publicity materials focusing on Mahoney as a society figure and businessman, media such as VHS tapes and DVD’s, books, photographs, and award plaques and medals.
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David J. Mahoney papers
creator
Mahoney, David J.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 763
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
73 boxes
inclusive date
1923-2000
bulk date
1975-1998
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Personal papers of business executive and philanthropist David J. Mahoney. The bulk of the materials comprise correspondence from 1951 to 2000, including letters from Richard Nixon, Norton Simon, William Safire, and Vernon Jordan; writings from 1965 to 1999, including two books written by Mahoney: Confessions of a Street Smart Manager (1988) with Richard Conarroe and The Longevity Strategy: How to Live to 100 Using the Brain-Body Connection (1998) with Richard Restak, M.D.; and events covering the years 1968 to 1998, such as the Horatio Alger Award, which Mahoney won in 1977, and the Bilderburg Conference in both 1981 and 1982. Also available are newspaper clippings and publicity materials focusing on Mahoney as a society figure and businessman, media such as VHS tapes and DVD’s, books, photographs, and award plaques and medals.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Mahoney, David J.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Manuscripts for publication Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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circa 1891-1971
Creator:
Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975
Extent: 116 boxes
The Carl Zigrosser Papers comprise personal and professional records including correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, subject files, photograph album, and diaries relating to Zigrosser's work as an authority on print s and printmaking and his personal relationships with artists. The Papers are particularly rich in correspondence with the major artistic and cultural figures in America during the first half of the twentieth century.
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Carl Zigrosser papers
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Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 6
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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116 boxes
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circa 1891-1971
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The Carl Zigrosser Papers comprise personal and professional records including correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, subject files, photograph album, and diaries relating to Zigrosser's work as an authority on print s and printmaking and his personal relationships with artists. The Papers are particularly rich in correspondence with the major artistic and cultural figures in America during the first half of the twentieth century.
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Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Modern School. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Print Council of America. Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Weyhe Gallery.
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Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Speeches
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1974-1992
Creator:
Singing Horse Press.
Extent: 21 boxes
The collection comprises correspondence (485 folders in 20 boxes) and production materials related to Paper Air (23 folders in one box). The correspondence includes solicitations for poetry from Gil Ott and the responses that he received. The poets’ works were either published as books by Singing Horse Press or in the magazine Paper Air.
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Singing Horse Press records
creator
Singing Horse Press.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 389
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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21 boxes
inclusive date
1974-1992
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The collection comprises correspondence (485 folders in 20 boxes) and production materials related to Paper Air (23 folders in one box). The correspondence includes solicitations for poetry from Gil Ott and the responses that he received. The poets’ works were either published as books by Singing Horse Press or in the magazine Paper Air.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Singing Horse Press.
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Correspondence Manuscripts for publication
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1781-1839
Creator:
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
Extent: 12 boxes
The collection includes correspondence and documents formerly owned by the First and Second Viscounts Melville, Henry Dundas and Robert Dundas. The materials come from the Dundas family archives and consist of ten bound volumes and four boxes of unbound manuscripts. The bulk of the papers relate to British India with a smaller but still substantial subset dealing with Scottish politics, patronage, and pensions. With a few exceptions the collection comprises incoming correspondence and enclosures to Henry and Robert Dundas but not their replies. Documents in the collection are primarily in English with a few in French.
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Henry Dundas papers
creator
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 888
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1781-1839
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The collection includes correspondence and documents formerly owned by the First and Second Viscounts Melville, Henry Dundas and Robert Dundas. The materials come from the Dundas family archives and consist of ten bound volumes and four boxes of unbound manuscripts. The bulk of the papers relate to British India with a smaller but still substantial subset dealing with Scottish politics, patronage, and pensions. With a few exceptions the collection comprises incoming correspondence and enclosures to Henry and Robert Dundas but not their replies. Documents in the collection are primarily in English with a few in French.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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Correspondence Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century
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circa 1885-1913
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 3 boxes
Miscellaneous papers of Marion Dexter Learned related to his scholarly work and academic career. Most of the items, including manuscript fragments, notes, and research materials, pertain to an unfinished scholarly project in which Learned sought to illuminate the literary evolution of the Wilhelm Tell legend and ballad, from its beginnings to the publication of a version of the ballad in Philadelphia in 1768 by the German-born printer Heinrich Miller. Other items in the collection include miscellaneous correspondence; two personal documents of Learned from graduate study in Leipzig, Germany; print copies of two speeches by him; and miscellaneous research materials and publications collected by him.
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Marion Dexter Learned papers
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 705
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3 boxes
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circa 1885-1913
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Miscellaneous papers of Marion Dexter Learned related to his scholarly work and academic career. Most of the items, including manuscript fragments, notes, and research materials, pertain to an unfinished scholarly project in which Learned sought to illuminate the literary evolution of the Wilhelm Tell legend and ballad, from its beginnings to the publication of a version of the ballad in Philadelphia in 1768 by the German-born printer Heinrich Miller. Other items in the collection include miscellaneous correspondence; two personal documents of Learned from graduate study in Leipzig, Germany; print copies of two speeches by him; and miscellaneous research materials and publications collected by him.
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Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century
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1973-2003
Creator:
Singing Horse Press.
Extent: 11 boxes
The collection comprises correspondence and publication materials for works of poetry published by Singing Horse Press.
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Singing Horse Press supplementary records
creator
Singing Horse Press.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 609
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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11 boxes
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1973-2003
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The collection comprises correspondence and publication materials for works of poetry published by Singing Horse Press.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Singing Horse Press. Ott, Gil, (Gilbert Frederic), 1950-2004
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts for publication
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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
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5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
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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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1879-1977
Creator:
Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967
Extent: 63 linear feet (132 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers document the literary career and the personal and professional life of twentieth-century American novelist and writer Waldo David Frank. Comprising correspondence, writings, publicity, writings by others, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings spanning from 1879 to 1977, the collection contains 132 boxes and 3565 folders. The correspondence documents Frank's personal and professional relationships with writers, editors, artists, friends, and family. Letters from friendships with other writers and artists such as Jean Toomer, Sherwood Anderson, Alfred Stieglitz, Lewis Mumford, Van Wyck Brooks, and Hart Crane document congenial collaborations, sharing of ideas, and disagreements. The writings contain his notebooks, major works, articles, essays, and early writings tracing Frank's works and ideas of society and culture with psychological and social themes of man and his environment. Frank's passion for the culture and study of Spain, Latin America, and Mexico is apparent in correspondence and his research, preserved through notes and photographs of South America and Mexico. Letters and photographs display Frank's relationships with family members, his wives (Margaret Naumburg, Alma Magoon Frank, and Jean Klempner Frank) and his children. The materials in this collection divulge not only the writings of Waldo Frank, but the struggles of the writer and his encounters with himself and society as he seeks his vision of truth in the world. He was courageous in the face of his critics and his political enemies even when experiencing both written and physical attacks. Even though Frank claimed he was an outsider he was embraced by the people and cultures he championed and studied. Although largely forgotten by the end of his lifetime, his correspondence, writings, and ideas remain, providing insight into literary circles, political ideas, and historical events in the United States and Latin America during the early- to mid-twentieth century.
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Waldo Frank papers
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Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 823
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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63 linear feet (132 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1879-1977
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The papers document the literary career and the personal and professional life of twentieth-century American novelist and writer Waldo David Frank. Comprising correspondence, writings, publicity, writings by others, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings spanning from 1879 to 1977, the collection contains 132 boxes and 3565 folders. The correspondence documents Frank's personal and professional relationships with writers, editors, artists, friends, and family. Letters from friendships with other writers and artists such as Jean Toomer, Sherwood Anderson, Alfred Stieglitz, Lewis Mumford, Van Wyck Brooks, and Hart Crane document congenial collaborations, sharing of ideas, and disagreements. The writings contain his notebooks, major works, articles, essays, and early writings tracing Frank's works and ideas of society and culture with psychological and social themes of man and his environment. Frank's passion for the culture and study of Spain, Latin America, and Mexico is apparent in correspondence and his research, preserved through notes and photographs of South America and Mexico. Letters and photographs display Frank's relationships with family members, his wives (Margaret Naumburg, Alma Magoon Frank, and Jean Klempner Frank) and his children. The materials in this collection divulge not only the writings of Waldo Frank, but the struggles of the writer and his encounters with himself and society as he seeks his vision of truth in the world. He was courageous in the face of his critics and his political enemies even when experiencing both written and physical attacks. Even though Frank claimed he was an outsider he was embraced by the people and cultures he championed and studied. Although largely forgotten by the end of his lifetime, his correspondence, writings, and ideas remain, providing insight into literary circles, political ideas, and historical events in the United States and Latin America during the early- to mid-twentieth century.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967 Aguilar, S. A. de Ediciones. Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Baekeland, Brooks Barnet, Aimée Barney, Charles G. Bazalgette, Léon, 1873-1928 Benardete, M. J., (Maír José), 1895- Bittner, William, 1921-1977 Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 Boni & Liveright. Boussinesq, Hélène Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951 Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Brousseau, Jule Caplan, Debrorah Frank, 1931- Carnevali, Emanuel Charles Scribner's Sons. Clurman, Harold, 1901- Copeau, Jacques, 1879-1949 Cornell, Kathryn Snider Cox, Mary Hodge Crane, Hart, 1899-1932 Cuevas de Vera, Tota Cárdenas, Lázaro, 1895-1970 Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977 Dana, Marion Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Editorial Losada. Espinoza, Enrique, 1898-1987 Frank, Alma Magoon, 1898- Frank, Helene Rosenberg Frank, Jean Klempner Frank, Julius J., 1852- Frank, Michal, 1931- Frank, Thomas, 1922- Gide, André, 1869-1951 Hart Dávalos, Armando Hartley, Marsden, 1871-1943 Hennecke, Hans Houghton Mifflin Company. Iznaga, Alcides Jewish Agency for Palestine. Klein, George S., (George Stuart), 1917-1971 Klyce, Scudder, 1879-1933 Kurti, Kitty Larrea, Juan Lawrence, D. H., (David Herbert), 1885-1930 League of American Writers. Lecuna, Vicente, 1870-1954 Literary and Theatrical Agency of the syndicate of Czech Authors. Léon-Felipe, 1884-1968 Mallea, Eduardo, 1903-1982 Malraux, André, 1901-1976 Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977 Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973 Martin, William A. Matthews, E. de P., (Elva de Pue) Maurín, Joaquín, 1897-1973 McCourt, Edna Wahlert McKerr-Kaston, M. H. de Rohan Mishnun-Hardman, Virginia Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957 Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Munson, Gorham Bert, 1896-1969 Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 Naruse, Seiichi, 1892-1936 Nation. Naumburg, Margaret, b. 1890 New Century Fellowship. New Republic. New York Times Company. Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997 O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986 Ocampo, Victoria, 1890-1979 Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963 Oko, Adolph S., (Adolph Sigmund), 1883-1944 Oko, Dorothy Kuhn Oliver, Maria Rosa, 1898-1977 Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 Openhym, Wilfred A. Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932 Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002 Porset, Clara, 1895-1981 Pratt, Julia Follensbee Rees, Richard, 1900- Reyes, Alfonso, 1889-1959 Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944 Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946 Rougemont, Simone de Salvatierra, Manolo A. Sanín, Cano Baldomero, 1861-1957 Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963 Seidenberg, Roderick, 1889-1974 Smith, Anthony Wayne Staininger, Otto Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Sánchez, Luis Alberto, 1900-1994 Tighe, Margot Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 Whipple, Edward Willingham, John R. Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 Young, Ladine, 1906-
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Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts, American--20th century Notebooks Photographs Poems Scrapbooks Typescripts
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1916-1994
Creator:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Extent: 47 boxes (+ 1 map drawer)
Some personal papers of Leopold Stokowski, including correspondence to and from Stokowski, notebooks, calendars, bank statements, royalty statements, insturance records, and contracts; this includes some correspondence and contracts related to Stokowski’s tenure as conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra (bulk 1937-1946). Also includes writings by and about Stokowski, obituaries, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, memorabilia, and issues of three newsletters devoted to Stokowski. Also includes administrative correspondence of the former curator of the Leopold Stokowski Collection at the Curtis Institute of Music, Dr. Edwin E. Heilakka, 1980-1994.
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Leopold Stokowski papers
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 381
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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47 boxes (+ 1 map drawer)
inclusive date
1916-1994
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Some personal papers of Leopold Stokowski, including correspondence to and from Stokowski, notebooks, calendars, bank statements, royalty statements, insturance records, and contracts; this includes some correspondence and contracts related to Stokowski’s tenure as conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra (bulk 1937-1946). Also includes writings by and about Stokowski, obituaries, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, awards, memorabilia, and issues of three newsletters devoted to Stokowski. Also includes administrative correspondence of the former curator of the Leopold Stokowski Collection at the Curtis Institute of Music, Dr. Edwin E. Heilakka, 1980-1994.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 Curtis Institute of Music.
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Contracts Correspondence Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographs Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
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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
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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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