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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-12-11
1850-1893
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This limited collection contains a limited number of newspapers, newspaper clippings, and prints, as well as one photograph reproduction and one original painting, related to world's fairs that span from the London Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations (1851) to the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition (1893).
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World's Fairs collection
creator
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PUSp.Print Collection 65
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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)
inclusive date
1850-1893
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This limited collection contains a limited number of newspapers, newspaper clippings, and prints, as well as one photograph reproduction and one original painting, related to world's fairs that span from the London Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations (1851) to the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition (1893).
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Centennial International Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.). Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, New York (1853-1854 : New York, N.Y.). Exposition Universelle (1855 : Paris, France). Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England). Great Industrial Exhibition (1853 : Dublin, Ireland). International Exhibition (1862 : London, England). Weltausstellung (1873 : Vienna, Austria). World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.).
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Articles Color prints Newspapers Paintings (visual works)
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Date added: 2019-12-11
1851-2000
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
The minutes, correspondence, publications, programs, article clippings, and limited ephemera collected in these records relate to the history, structure, and day-to-day operations of the Shakspere Society of Philadelphia, the oldest continuously operating Shakespeare society in the United States, during the period of 1851-1995.
title
Shakspere Society of Philadelphia records
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 496
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1851-2000
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abstract/scope/contents
The minutes, correspondence, publications, programs, article clippings, and limited ephemera collected in these records relate to the history, structure, and day-to-day operations of the Shakspere Society of Philadelphia, the oldest continuously operating Shakespeare society in the United States, during the period of 1851-1995.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Dana, Charles E. Dana, Charles Edmund, 1843-1914 De Witt Culyer, Thomas Dickson, Arthur G. Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 Garrick, Mallery, Jr., 1831-1894 Hopkinson, James P. Keep, Henry B. Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894 Paul, Theodore S. Ravinus, F. Markoe Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Shakspere Society of Philadelphia. Smyth, Carroll Washington, William Herbert
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Correspondence Minute books Minutes (Records) Notes Plays (performed works) Programs
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Date added: 2019-11-27
1868-1968
Creator:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Extent: 129 items
This collection of periodicals containing articles or anecdotes by Mark Twain, advertisements for his works, and articles about the author and his works was donated by the family of Robert Nevins Birdwhistell. The periodicals from the library’s collection of Mark Twain materials span a period of 100 years.
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Mark Twain periodical collection
creator
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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PUSp.AC85.C5915
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
129 items
inclusive date
1868-1968
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
This collection of periodicals containing articles or anecdotes by Mark Twain, advertisements for his works, and articles about the author and his works was donated by the family of Robert Nevins Birdwhistell. The periodicals from the library’s collection of Mark Twain materials span a period of 100 years.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Scrapbooks Short stories, American--19th century
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Date added: 2019-11-26
1851-2000
(Bulk: 1873-1992)
Extent: 6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Wolrd's fairs and expositions have been held internationally from 1851 and continue into the present. This collection comprises written materials, memorabilia, and, to a more limited extent, other materials such as photographs and musical recordings from or related to world's fairs and expositions that took place between 1851 and 1992. Most expositions recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) are represented, as well as many that are not officially recognized by the BIE. Some non-world's fair events are also represented to a limited extent. While events from around the world are featured in the collection, it primarily centers on expositions that occurred in the United States.
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Michael Zinman collection of World's Fairs and Expositions material
creator
id
PUSp.Print Collection 47
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
inclusive date
1851-2000
bulk date
1873-1992
abstract/scope/contents
Wolrd's fairs and expositions have been held internationally from 1851 and continue into the present. This collection comprises written materials, memorabilia, and, to a more limited extent, other materials such as photographs and musical recordings from or related to world's fairs and expositions that took place between 1851 and 1992. Most expositions recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) are represented, as well as many that are not officially recognized by the BIE. Some non-world's fair events are also represented to a limited extent. While events from around the world are featured in the collection, it primarily centers on expositions that occurred in the United States.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.). Century 21 Exhibition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.). Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.). Expo '74 (1974 : Spokane, Wash.). Exposition coloniale (1922 : Marseille, France). Exposition internationale (1937 : Paris, France). Exposition universelle (1900 : Paris, France). Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium). Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.). HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.). Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909 : New York, N.Y.). Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907). Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.). New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.). New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.). Pan-American Exposition (1901 : Buffalo, N.Y.). Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.). Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.). Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.). Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (1898 : Omaha, Neb.). World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.). World's Fair (1992 : Chicago, Ill.). Zinman, Michael
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Advertisements Audiovisual materials Brochures Exhibition catalogs Magazine illustration--19th century Memorabilia Photographs Postage stamps Postcards Printed ephemera Prints Sheet music Slides (photographs) Tape reels Tourist maps
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Date added: 2019-11-19
1785-1982
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
Extent: 103 boxes
The collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
title
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture records
creator
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 92
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
103 boxes
inclusive date
1785-1982
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Administrative records Correspondence Financial records Memoirs Memorabilia Minutes (Records)
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Date added: 2019-11-07
1834-1999
Creator:
Zagadinow, Georgij, 1925-1999
Extent: 10 linear feet (19 boxes)
Georgij Sanji Zagadinow (1925-1999) was a Kalmyk immigrant to Philadelphia who spent much of his life working on a Kalmyk-English dictionary. The materials in this collection include literary and other sources from Soviet Kalmykia, as well as extensive documentation of the Kalmyk communities in the United States. Researchers interested in Inner Asian studies and US immigration history may wish to consult this collection.
title
Georgij Sanji Zagadinow collection of Kalmyk materials
creator
Zagadinow, Georgij, 1925-1999
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1318
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10 linear feet (19 boxes)
inclusive date
1834-1999
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Georgij Sanji Zagadinow (1925-1999) was a Kalmyk immigrant to Philadelphia who spent much of his life working on a Kalmyk-English dictionary. The materials in this collection include literary and other sources from Soviet Kalmykia, as well as extensive documentation of the Kalmyk communities in the United States. Researchers interested in Inner Asian studies and US immigration history may wish to consult this collection.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Russian
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Zagadinow, Georgij, 1925-1999 Society for the Promotion of Kalmyk Culture.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Dictionaries Minutes (Records) Notes Publications (documents) Reports Sound recordings
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Date added: 2019-11-04
1874-1921
Creator:
Langridge, Thomas B., (Thomas Benjamin), 1839-1927
Extent: 1 volume (+ 24 leaves)
A volume comprising medicinal and household formulas written by Thomas B. Langridge of Rotherfield, Sussex, England spanning the years from 1874 to 1921.
title
Thomas B. Langridge pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Langridge, Thomas B., (Thomas Benjamin), 1839-1927
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 2023
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 24 leaves)
inclusive date
1874-1921
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A volume comprising medicinal and household formulas written by Thomas B. Langridge of Rotherfield, Sussex, England spanning the years from 1874 to 1921.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Langridge, Thomas B., (Thomas Benjamin), 1839-1927
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century Prescriptions Quotations Recipes
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Date added: 2019-10-25
1827-1961
(Bulk: 1852-1961)
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This is a collection of Book-of-the-Month club news, mailings, and offers along with a few examples of other book-seller related materials such as advertisements, catalogs, lists, and financial and business documents, mostly receipts. The bulk of the collection is from the years 1850 to 1961 with a few outlying documents from the 1820s to 1840s.
title
American publishing, printing, and book-related ephemera collection
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1411
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1827-1961
bulk date
1852-1961
abstract/scope/contents
This is a collection of Book-of-the-Month club news, mailings, and offers along with a few examples of other book-seller related materials such as advertisements, catalogs, lists, and financial and business documents, mostly receipts. The bulk of the collection is from the years 1850 to 1961 with a few outlying documents from the 1820s to 1840s.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Book-of-the-Month Club‏.
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Advertisements Book catalogs Business records Financial records
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Date added: 2019-10-09
1840-1910
Creator:
American Institute of Phrenology.
Butler, David P.
Fowler and Wells.
Fowler, Lorenzo Niles
Fowler, Orson Squire
Sizer, Nelson
Wells, Samuel Robert
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains materials related to the study and practice of phrenology, specifically as espoused by American phrenologists Orson Squire Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Charlotte Fowler Wells, Lydia Folger Fowler, and Samuel Roberts Wells, who together make up the company Fowler and Wells. Fowler and Wells was the most prolific disseminator of phrenological materials throughout the nineteenth century. The materials in this collection range from extended, personal analyses of individuals, to advertisements and ephemera about phrenological publications, to original editions of the American Phrenological Journal.
title
Fowler and Wells phrenological character readings, ephemera, and printed material
creator
American Institute of Phrenology. Butler, David P. Fowler and Wells. Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Orson Squire Sizer, Nelson Wells, Samuel Robert
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1418
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1840-1910
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains materials related to the study and practice of phrenology, specifically as espoused by American phrenologists Orson Squire Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Charlotte Fowler Wells, Lydia Folger Fowler, and Samuel Roberts Wells, who together make up the company Fowler and Wells. Fowler and Wells was the most prolific disseminator of phrenological materials throughout the nineteenth century. The materials in this collection range from extended, personal analyses of individuals, to advertisements and ephemera about phrenological publications, to original editions of the American Phrenological Journal.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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American Institute of Phrenology. Butler, David P. Fowler and Wells. Fowler, Lorenzo Niles Fowler, Orson Squire Sizer, Nelson Wells, Samuel Robert The American Phrenological Journal.
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Advertisements Manuals (instructional materials) Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2019-09-09
1885-1890
Creator:
Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor
Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
Extent: 1 volume
A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
title
Nottingham Naturalists' Society letterpress copybook
creator
Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923, Contributor Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain)., Recipient Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2002
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1885-1890
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A letterpress copybook containing the outgoing correspondence of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1885 to 1890.
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1880s 1890s
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English
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Kay, W. Handley (William Handley), 1850-1923 Midland Union of Natural History Societies (Great Britain). Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letter books Letterpress copybooks
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Date added: 2019-09-05
1872-1893
Creator:
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
Extent: 1 box (0.3 linear foot)
Two scrapbooks of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1872 to 1893. Consists of two volumes. Volume 1 comprises printed ephemera regarding the society's meetings and events. Volume 2 contains newpaper regarding the society.
title
Nottingham Naturalists' Society scrapbooks
creator
Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1413
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 box (0.3 linear foot)
inclusive date
1872-1893
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Two scrapbooks of the Nottingham Naturalists' Society spanning the years from 1872 to 1893. Consists of two volumes. Volume 1 comprises printed ephemera regarding the society's meetings and events. Volume 2 contains newpaper regarding the society.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Nottingham Naturalists' Society.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Menus Printed ephemera Programs (Publications) Scrapbooks Tickets
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Date added: 2019-09-05
1848-1883
Creator:
Uhler family
Uhler, George, 1791-1859
Uhler, Harry N. , Jr., (Harry Naglee), 1858-1926
Uhler, Harry N., (Harry Naglee), 1835-1893
Uhler, Rebecca Knight, 1801-1885
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
A volume comprised of pharmaceutical formulas written by members of the Uhler family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spanning the years from 1848 to 1883. The formulas in the volume were written for medicinal and household purposes.
title
Uhler family pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Uhler family Uhler, George, 1791-1859 Uhler, Harry N. , Jr., (Harry Naglee), 1858-1926 Uhler, Harry N., (Harry Naglee), 1835-1893 Uhler, Rebecca Knight, 1801-1885
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2020
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
inclusive date
1848-1883
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
A volume comprised of pharmaceutical formulas written by members of the Uhler family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, spanning the years from 1848 to 1883. The formulas in the volume were written for medicinal and household purposes.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Uhler family Uhler, George, 1791-1859 Uhler, Harry N. , Jr., (Harry Naglee), 1858-1926 Uhler, Harry N., (Harry Naglee), 1835-1893 Uhler, Rebecca Knight, 1801-1885
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, American--19th century Prescriptions Receipts (financial records) Recipes
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Date added: 2019-08-07
1872-1920
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of culinary and household recipes and knitting patterns. The cookbook was written by Minnie in England spanning the years from 1872 to 1920.
title
Minnie recipe book
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 2008
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1872-1920
bulk date
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A volume comprised of culinary and household recipes and knitting patterns. The cookbook was written by Minnie in England spanning the years from 1872 to 1920.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Cookbooks Drawings Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-07-18
1879-1912
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 12 boxes
title
Learned supplementary collection on German-language theater
creator
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 902
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
inclusive date
1879-1912
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917 Arch Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Germania Theater. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
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Date added: 2019-07-18
1838-1936
(Bulk: 1838-1897)
Extent: 6 linear feet (22 volumes)
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
title
"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6 linear feet (22 volumes)
inclusive date
1838-1936
bulk date
1838-1897
abstract/scope/contents
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Arch Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Chestnut Street Opera House (Philadelphia, Pa.) Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.) Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Clippings Engravings (prints) Portraits Posters Scrapbooks Theater programs
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Date added: 2019-07-18
1832-1898
(Bulk: 1873-1895)
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
title
Learned collection on German-language theater
creator
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 638
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
35 boxes (+ 2 map drawers)
inclusive date
1832-1898
bulk date
1873-1895
abstract/scope/contents
Comprises material relating to the production of German-language plays in Philadelphia, predominantly in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Material includes printed and manuscript plays with annotations, which served as prompt books; manuscript scenarios; lists of props, as well as a few actual props; role books; librettos; musical scores; playbills; and selected issues of German-language theater newspapers published in Philadelphia. Also includes a catalog of the Theater-Leihbibliothek, handwritten by Theodor Bloch, owner of the lending library.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scripts
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Date added: 2019-05-13
1876-1894
Creator:
Dennis, Bessie B., (Bessie Benedict), 1860-1924
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear foot)
A scrapbook made by Bessie B. Dennis comprising programs and newspaper clippings regarding her singing performances. The book spans the years from 1876 to 1894.
title
Bessie B. Dennis scrapbook
creator
Dennis, Bessie B., (Bessie Benedict), 1860-1924
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1392
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (0.2 linear foot)
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1876-1894
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A scrapbook made by Bessie B. Dennis comprising programs and newspaper clippings regarding her singing performances. The book spans the years from 1876 to 1894.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Dennis, Bessie B., (Bessie Benedict), 1860-1924
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Clippings (information artifacts) Manuscripts, American--19th century Programs (Publications)
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1875-1898
Creator:
Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
Extent: 1 volume
A notebook comprising a personal manual on brewing written by Claude E. Clark spanning the years from 1875-1898.
title
Claude E. Clark brewer's notebook
creator
Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1924
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
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1875-1898
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A notebook comprising a personal manual on brewing written by Claude E. Clark spanning the years from 1875-1898.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
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.
title
William A. Lamson letterpress copybook
creator
Lamson, William A., (William Ayres), 1859-1914
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1791
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 11 leaves)
inclusive date
1882-1883
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abstract/scope/contents
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 (bound manuscripts) Correspondence Finding tabs Letterpress copybooks Manuscripts, American--19th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1867-1925
Creator:
Wright, John W., (John Walter), 1845-1929
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
A volume written by English chemist John W. Wright spanning the years from 1867 to 1925. The volume comprises pharmaceutical formulas for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
title
John W. Wright receipt book
creator
Wright, John W., (John Walter), 1845-1929
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 2001
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
inclusive date
1867-1925
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A volume written by English chemist John W. Wright spanning the years from 1867 to 1925. The volume comprises pharmaceutical formulas for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Wright, John W., (John Walter), 1845-1929
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Finding tabs Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1868-1887
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of culinary recipes written by and unnamed author in England spanning the years from 1868 to 1887.
title
Recipe book
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1987
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1868-1887
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A volume comprised of culinary recipes written by and unnamed author in England spanning the years from 1868 to 1887.
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1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1874-1901
Extent: 1 volume
A volume of culinary recipes compiled by Cathering M. Goodlake in Swindon, England spanning the years from 1874 to 1901.
title
Catherine M. Goodlake recipe book
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1986
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
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1874-1901
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A volume of culinary recipes compiled by Cathering M. Goodlake in Swindon, England spanning the years from 1874 to 1901.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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English
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1840-1892
Creator:
Pemberton, J. M., active 1840-1880
Extent: 1 volume (+ 7 leaves)
An oversize volume comprised of culinary and household recipes spanning the years from 1840 to 1892 created by J. M. Pemberton of Leeds, England.
title
J. M. Pemberton recipe book
creator
Pemberton, J. M., active 1840-1880
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1957
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 7 leaves)
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1840-1892
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An oversize volume comprised of culinary and household recipes spanning the years from 1840 to 1892 created by J. M. Pemberton of Leeds, England.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pemberton, J. M., active 1840-1880
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1876-1897
Creator:
Pennsylvania. State Dental Examining Board.
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
The Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board was created after the passage of an act to regulate the practice of dentistry in 1876. This act mandated that no one could practice dentistry without having received a diploma from a reputable institution in dentistry or having obtained a certificate from the board of examiners. This volume contains notes from the Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board meetings. These meeting notes generally include ratings for qualifications of dentists for the board, treasurer’s reports, dentist ratings, board meeting summaries, locations and dates of board meetings, and lists of students who had presented themselves before and had been endorsed by the board.
title
Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board minute book
creator
Pennsylvania. State Dental Examining Board.
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1732
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
08 linear feet (1 volume)
inclusive date
1876-1897
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abstract/scope/contents
The Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board was created after the passage of an act to regulate the practice of dentistry in 1876. This act mandated that no one could practice dentistry without having received a diploma from a reputable institution in dentistry or having obtained a certificate from the board of examiners. This volume contains notes from the Pennsylvania State Dental Examining Board meetings. These meeting notes generally include ratings for qualifications of dentists for the board, treasurer’s reports, dentist ratings, board meeting summaries, locations and dates of board meetings, and lists of students who had presented themselves before and had been endorsed by the board.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pennsylvania. State Dental Examining Board.
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Minutes (Records)
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1861-1898
Creator:
Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist Frederick Robinson Bell spanning the years from 1861-1898. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
title
Frederick Robinson Bell pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1941
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
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1861-1898
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A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist Frederick Robinson Bell spanning the years from 1861-1898. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
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Finding tabs Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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