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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-08-26
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.
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American publishing, printing, and book-related ephemera collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1411
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1827-1961
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1852-1961
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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 Receipts
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Date added: 2019-08-19
1901-2016
Creator:
Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
Extent: 59.5 linear feet (67 boxes)
The Hedgerow Theatre Company was established in 1923 by Jasper Deeter, a New York based actor and director. Located in the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Community of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hedgerow holds the distinction as the longest serving Repertory Theatre in America. The Hedgerow Theatre Company records contains a wide variety of materials, from business records and show materials to member ephemera and photographs. The collection provides both a practical and intimate look into the workings of this repertory theatre.
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Hedgerow Theatre Company records
creator
Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1321
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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59.5 linear feet (67 boxes)
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1901-2016
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The Hedgerow Theatre Company was established in 1923 by Jasper Deeter, a New York based actor and director. Located in the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Community of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hedgerow holds the distinction as the longest serving Repertory Theatre in America. The Hedgerow Theatre Company records contains a wide variety of materials, from business records and show materials to member ephemera and photographs. The collection provides both a practical and intimate look into the workings of this repertory theatre.
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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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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Deeter, Jasper Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Reed, Penelope
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Administrative records Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Financial records Minutes (Records) Photographs Playbills Plays (performed works) Promotional materials Prompt books Publications (documents) Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-08-05
1928-1950
Creator:
Soviet Union.
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and oversized folders)
Following the 1917 Revolution, the Soviet Union implemented education strategies that resulted in an enormous increase in literacy across the nation. This collection consists of schoolwork created by Soviet students from 1928 to 1950. Students included children as young as five years old through the 7th grade as well as women who were part of the Soviet Union's efforts to significantly increase the literacy of its population. Across the board, student work focuses on Soviet ideology and includes copybooks, drawings, booklets relating to collectivization, and propaganda posters.
title
Soviet student schoolwork
creator
Soviet Union.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1406
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and oversized folders)
inclusive date
1928-1950
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Following the 1917 Revolution, the Soviet Union implemented education strategies that resulted in an enormous increase in literacy across the nation. This collection consists of schoolwork created by Soviet students from 1928 to 1950. Students included children as young as five years old through the 7th grade as well as women who were part of the Soviet Union's efforts to significantly increase the literacy of its population. Across the board, student work focuses on Soviet ideology and includes copybooks, drawings, booklets relating to collectivization, and propaganda posters.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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Russian
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Soviet Union.
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Copybooks Drawings (visual works) School records
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Date added: 2019-08-05
1930-1948
Creator:
McHenry, Margaret
Extent: 2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Margaret McHenry earned her doctorate in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1931. Her dissertation was titled "The Ulster Theatre in Ireland." Following her graduation, she taught English at Roxborough High School in Philadelphia and continued to write. This collection contains writings by Margaret McHenry, including "The Ulster Theatre in Ireland;" poetry; a biography of S. Weir Mitchell; and "A Booklover's Britain," later "England in English." For the most part, each of her works is represented by a nearly finished copy; and in some cases, with drafts and notes.
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Margaret McHenry papers
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McHenry, Margaret
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 244
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1930-1948
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Margaret McHenry earned her doctorate in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1931. Her dissertation was titled "The Ulster Theatre in Ireland." Following her graduation, she taught English at Roxborough High School in Philadelphia and continued to write. This collection contains writings by Margaret McHenry, including "The Ulster Theatre in Ireland;" poetry; a biography of S. Weir Mitchell; and "A Booklover's Britain," later "England in English." For the most part, each of her works is represented by a nearly finished copy; and in some cases, with drafts and notes.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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McHenry, Margaret Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 Ulster Literary Theatre.
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Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Galley proofs Plays (performed works) Poems Poetry Typescripts
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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.
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"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 linear feet (22 volumes)
inclusive date
1838-1936
bulk date
1838-1897
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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: 2019-07-15
1909-1982
Creator:
Eldridge, Paul
Extent: 13.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
Paul Eldridge (1888-1982) was an American poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, and teacher. Most prolific in the 1940s, Eldridge's writing focused on issues of World War II, the Israeli-Palestine conflict, and Zionist and Jewish issues more generally. This collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and reprographic copies of Eldridge's poems, stories, and essays; scrapbooks of clippings related to Eldridge's writing and other activities; dustjackets; photographs; issues of newspapers and periodicals in which his columns appeared; and correspondence related to Eldridge's writing and career.
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Paul Eldridge papers
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Eldridge, Paul
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1319
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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13.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
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1909-1982
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Paul Eldridge (1888-1982) was an American poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, and teacher. Most prolific in the 1940s, Eldridge's writing focused on issues of World War II, the Israeli-Palestine conflict, and Zionist and Jewish issues more generally. This collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and reprographic copies of Eldridge's poems, stories, and essays; scrapbooks of clippings related to Eldridge's writing and other activities; dustjackets; photographs; issues of newspapers and periodicals in which his columns appeared; and correspondence related to Eldridge's writing and career.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Eldridge, Paul Eldridge, Sylvette Haldeman-Julius, E. (Emanuel), 1888-1951 Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Essays Photographs Plays (performed works) Poems Scrapbooks Short stories Typescripts Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-06-26
1909-1981
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains European and American comic books depicting adventures in India and India in the 20th century, both before and after Indian independence. There are American, Belgian, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish publications in the collection. There are a variety of formats represented: landscape comics, periodicals, illustrated serials, two blank journals with illustrated covers, a French children’s book, a single piece of sheet music, and two image paste-in collection books.
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European and American comic books with depictions of India
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PUSp.Print Collection 57
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1909-1981
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This collection contains European and American comic books depicting adventures in India and India in the 20th century, both before and after Indian independence. There are American, Belgian, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish publications in the collection. There are a variety of formats represented: landscape comics, periodicals, illustrated serials, two blank journals with illustrated covers, a French children’s book, a single piece of sheet music, and two image paste-in collection books.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Spanish; Castilian
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Blankbooks Comic books Graphic novels Sheet music
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1896-1930
Creator:
Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company.
Extent: 1 volume
Oversize pre-printed shareholders register for the Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company spanning the years from 1896 to 1930.
title
The Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company register of members
creator
Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1942
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1896-1930
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Oversize pre-printed shareholders register for the Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company spanning the years from 1896 to 1930.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company.
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Blank forms Blankbooks Codices (bound manuscripts) Forms (documents) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1909-1930
Creator:
Many, Emma J., 1850-
Rice, Jessie Louise Many, 1883-
Extent: 15 volumes
This collection of diaries was kept by Jessie Louise Many Rice spanning the years from 1909 to 1930. Each volume was written in a preprinted pocket calendar comprising brief daily entries by Rice.
title
Jessie Louise Many Rice diaries
creator
Many, Emma J., 1850- Rice, Jessie Louise Many, 1883-
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1777
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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15 volumes
inclusive date
1909-1930
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This collection of diaries was kept by Jessie Louise Many Rice spanning the years from 1909 to 1930. Each volume was written in a preprinted pocket calendar comprising brief daily entries by Rice.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Many, Emma J., 1850- Rice, Jessie Louise Many, 1883-
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, American--20th century Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1897-1932
Creator:
Eustace, Robert George, 1871-1937
Extent: 1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
This volume containing chemical formulas for medicinal, veterinary, toiletry, household and photographic purposes was written by English chemist Robert George Eustace. The volume spans the years from 1897 to 1932.
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Robert George Eustace formulae
creator
Eustace, Robert George, 1871-1937
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1887
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 2 leaves)
inclusive date
1897-1932
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This volume containing chemical formulas for medicinal, veterinary, toiletry, household and photographic purposes was written by English chemist Robert George Eustace. The volume spans the years from 1897 to 1932.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Eustace, Robert George, 1871-1937
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Clippings (information artifacts) Codices (bound manuscripts) Finding tabs Formularies Manuscripts, English--20th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1924-1931
Extent: 4 volumes
Four calendar volumes of "Excelsior diaries" kept by an unknown employee of the Franklin Sugar Refining Company in Philadelphia during the years 1924, 1927, 1928, and 1931.
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Business diaries
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1821
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 volumes
inclusive date
1924-1931
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Four calendar volumes of "Excelsior diaries" kept by an unknown employee of the Franklin Sugar Refining Company in Philadelphia during the years 1924, 1927, 1928, and 1931.
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Appointment books Business records Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, American--19th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1858-1951
Creator:
John Cottrell's Charity.
Extent: 1 volume
A ledger containing an account of receipts, disbursements, and yearly accountin of funds for John Cottrell's Charity spanning the years from 1858 to 1951. The charity supported housing for widows in the Parish of Yardley, Worcestershire.
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Cottrell's Charity accounts, Yardley
creator
John Cottrell's Charity.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1926
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1858-1951
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A ledger containing an account of receipts, disbursements, and yearly accountin of funds for John Cottrell's Charity spanning the years from 1858 to 1951. The charity supported housing for widows in the Parish of Yardley, Worcestershire.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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John Cottrell's Charity.
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Account books Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century
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Date added: 2019-05-09
1912-1935
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Edwin T. Darby Dental Society.
Extent: 08 linear feet (2 volumes)
This collection contains the constitution and bylaws, meetings notes, and members’ lists of the Edwin T. Darby Dental Society of the University of Pennsylvania from 1912 to 1923 in the first volume and 1924 to 1935 in the second volume. It is named after Dr. Edwin T. Darby, one of the founding members of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School.
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Edwin T. Darby Dental Society records
creator
University of Pennsylvania. Edwin T. Darby Dental Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1734
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (2 volumes)
inclusive date
1912-1935
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This collection contains the constitution and bylaws, meetings notes, and members’ lists of the Edwin T. Darby Dental Society of the University of Pennsylvania from 1912 to 1923 in the first volume and 1924 to 1935 in the second volume. It is named after Dr. Edwin T. Darby, one of the founding members of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School.
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Edwin T. Darby Dental Society. University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Constitutions Membership lists Minutes (Records)
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Date added: 2019-04-24
1929-1973
Creator:
Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974
Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who lectured on philosophy and worked extensively to translate Aristotle's Metaphysics, which remained unfinished at the time of his death. His work was continued by Hartley Burr Alexander, one of his students; and then by a number of Alexander's students, including Gordon A. Wilson (1906-1974), who appears to have completed the translation, just before his own death in 1974. This collection documents the work of Gordon A. Wilson and others in completing William Romaine Newbold's translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics. While the basis of almost all the work was the creation of Newbold, it appears that only a few items are in his original hand.
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Gordon A. Wilson notes and papers relating to the works of William Romaine Newbold
creator
Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974 Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1395
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1929-1973
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William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who lectured on philosophy and worked extensively to translate Aristotle's Metaphysics, which remained unfinished at the time of his death. His work was continued by Hartley Burr Alexander, one of his students; and then by a number of Alexander's students, including Gordon A. Wilson (1906-1974), who appears to have completed the translation, just before his own death in 1974. This collection documents the work of Gordon A. Wilson and others in completing William Romaine Newbold's translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics. While the basis of almost all the work was the creation of Newbold, it appears that only a few items are in his original hand.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974 Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926 Aristotle University of Pennsylvania. Department of Philosophy.
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Correspondence Lectures Manuscripts (documents) Translations (documents)
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Date added: 2019-04-17
1885-2018
Extent: 38 linear feet (38 boxes)
For more than a century the Penn Libraries have been purchasing books and manuscripts at public auction in the United States and abroad. This finding aid serves as a guide to more than 750 auction catalogs for books and manuscripts from sixteen international auction houses in Print Collection 48 as well as other catalogs from these auction houses held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries, that were collected by Penn curators and staff members.
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Book and Manuscript Auction catalogs
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id
PUSp.Print Collection 48
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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38 linear feet (38 boxes)
inclusive date
1885-2018
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For more than a century the Penn Libraries have been purchasing books and manuscripts at public auction in the United States and abroad. This finding aid serves as a guide to more than 750 auction catalogs for books and manuscripts from sixteen international auction houses in Print Collection 48 as well as other catalogs from these auction houses held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries, that were collected by Penn curators and staff members.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Auction catalogs
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Date added: 2019-04-04
1901-2015
(Bulk: 1968-2015)
Creator:
Strassfeld, Michael
Extent: 42 linear feet (70 boxes)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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Michael Strassfeld papers
creator
Strassfeld, Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1218
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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42 linear feet (70 boxes)
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1901-2015
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1968-2015
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Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Strassfeld, Michael Brandeis University. Havurat Shalom (Somerville, Mass.). Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, Pa.). Society for the Advancement of Judaism (New York, N.Y.). Strassfeld, Michael Temple Ansche Chesed (New York, N.Y.).
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Audiovisual materials Photographs Prayer books Printed ephemera School records Sermons Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-03-29
1912-1996
(Bulk: 1912-1934)
Creator:
Lichtenberg family
Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (2 boxes)
A. Mitchell Palmer was a Democratic politician from Pennsylvania who served as Congressman, Alien Property Custodian and Attorney General between 1908 and 1921. This collection consists of material largely relating to Palmer's political career, from 1912 until his retirement in 1921. Researchers will find material created during Palmer's life time as well as material collected, after his death, by family, including photographs, political cartoons, material relating to his unsuccessful 1920 run for president, and an address given by Palmer at Swarthmore College.
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Lichtenberg family collection of A. Mitchell Palmer material
creator
Lichtenberg family Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1390
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear foot (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1912-1996
bulk date
1912-1934
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A. Mitchell Palmer was a Democratic politician from Pennsylvania who served as Congressman, Alien Property Custodian and Attorney General between 1908 and 1921. This collection consists of material largely relating to Palmer's political career, from 1912 until his retirement in 1921. Researchers will find material created during Palmer's life time as well as material collected, after his death, by family, including photographs, political cartoons, material relating to his unsuccessful 1920 run for president, and an address given by Palmer at Swarthmore College.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Lichtenberg family Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936 Democratic National Convention. Palmer, A. Mitchell (Alexander Mitchell), 1872-1936 United States. Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General.
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Bibliographies Biographies Photographs
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Date added: 2019-03-27
1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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Otto Albrecht papers
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
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1870-1984
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1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-03-26
1925-1984
Creator:
Fogg‏, John M. (John Milton), 1898-1982‏
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
Albert C. Barnes (1872-1951), an art collector and founder of the Barnes Foundation, had an uneasy relationship with the University of Pennsylvania, despite efforts on both parts to establish a collaboration in art education between the Barnes Foundation and the University. This collection contains primarily correspondence between Barnes (or the secretary of the Barnes Foundation, Nelle E. Mullen, on Barnes' behalf) and University of Pennsylvania officials, largely related to an effort to establish a joint Penn-Barnes course, which met for only a few sessions in 1946 before being called off by Barnes.
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John Milton Fogg, Jr. collection of letters and papers relating to Albert C. Barnes and the University of Pennsylvania
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Fogg‏, John M. (John Milton), 1898-1982‏
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 402
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1925-1984
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Albert C. Barnes (1872-1951), an art collector and founder of the Barnes Foundation, had an uneasy relationship with the University of Pennsylvania, despite efforts on both parts to establish a collaboration in art education between the Barnes Foundation and the University. This collection contains primarily correspondence between Barnes (or the secretary of the Barnes Foundation, Nelle E. Mullen, on Barnes' behalf) and University of Pennsylvania officials, largely related to an effort to establish a joint Penn-Barnes course, which met for only a few sessions in 1946 before being called off by Barnes.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Fogg‏, John M. (John Milton), 1898-1982‏ Barnes Foundation. Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951 Kimball, Fiske, 1888-1955 Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997 Philadelphia Museum of Art. University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Press releases Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-03-26
1939-1941
Creator:
Barquero Ortiz, Isidro
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Isidro Barquero Ortiz was a prisoner held in the Montjuïc military prison following the Spanish Civil War and the Republicans' unconditional surrender to Francisco Franco in April, 1939. He was a prisoner from at least August 20, 1939 until August 1, 1940, when he was granted provisional release. This collection consists of letters written by Ortiz to his girlfriend Maruya Rodriguez Espinosa, of Mardrid, while imprisoned and after his release. Ortiz wrote, fairly regularly, on a weekly basis from August, 1939, until March, 1941, describing his love for Maruya and why he was still in prison after many others were released.
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Isidro Barquero Ortiz letters to Maruya Rodriguez Espinosa
creator
Barquero Ortiz, Isidro
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1381
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1939-1941
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Isidro Barquero Ortiz was a prisoner held in the Montjuïc military prison following the Spanish Civil War and the Republicans' unconditional surrender to Francisco Franco in April, 1939. He was a prisoner from at least August 20, 1939 until August 1, 1940, when he was granted provisional release. This collection consists of letters written by Ortiz to his girlfriend Maruya Rodriguez Espinosa, of Mardrid, while imprisoned and after his release. Ortiz wrote, fairly regularly, on a weekly basis from August, 1939, until March, 1941, describing his love for Maruya and why he was still in prison after many others were released.
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1930s 1940s
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Spanish; Castilian
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Barquero Ortiz, Isidro Montjuich (Barcelona, Spain)‏. Rodriguez Espinosa, Maruya
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Correspondence Love letters
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Date added: 2019-03-21
1918-1953
Creator:
Carolina Playmakers.
Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
Extent: 1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1325
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
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1918-1953
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The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 Carolina Dramatic Association. Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Dramatic Art.
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Brochures Playbills Theater programs
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Date added: 2019-02-26
1910-1946
Creator:
Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Walter Woodburn Hyde (1870-1966) was a professor of Greek and ancient history at the University of Pennsylvania from 1910 to 1940. This collection contains lectures and writings, largely from Hyde's time at the University of Pennsylvania, all related to his professional work and interests in Greek and Roman history and religion, and Olympic victor statues.
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Walter Woodburn Hyde papers
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Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1387
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1910-1946
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Walter Woodburn Hyde (1870-1966) was a professor of Greek and ancient history at the University of Pennsylvania from 1910 to 1940. This collection contains lectures and writings, largely from Hyde's time at the University of Pennsylvania, all related to his professional work and interests in Greek and Roman history and religion, and Olympic victor statues.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Hyde, Walter Woodburn, 1871-1966 University of Pennsylvania.
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Drafts (documents) Lecture notes Lectures Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-02-07
1708-1955
(Bulk: 1923-1955)
Creator:
Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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Siegfried Weisberger papers
creator
Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1377
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (4 boxes)
inclusive date
1708-1955
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1923-1955
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This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Peabody Book Shop.
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Autobiographies Correspondence Poems Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2019-02-07
1935-1950
(Bulk: 1939-1945)
Creator:
Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
George R. Allen (1919-1998) was a Philadelphian bookseller who served in the military intelligence during World War II and made remarkable discoveries in Hitler's mountain residence at Berchtesgaden. His collection of World War II memorabilia includes newspapers, leaflets, photographs, booklets, correspondence, and clothing accessories.
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George R. Allen collection of World War II memorabilia
creator
Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 966
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1935-1950
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1939-1945
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George R. Allen (1919-1998) was a Philadelphian bookseller who served in the military intelligence during World War II and made remarkable discoveries in Hitler's mountain residence at Berchtesgaden. His collection of World War II memorabilia includes newspapers, leaflets, photographs, booklets, correspondence, and clothing accessories.
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919- Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Psychological Warfare Division. Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946
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Booklets Insignias Leaflets (printed works) Memorabilia Newspapers Photographs
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Date added: 2019-01-30
1932-2012
Creator:
Curley, Bruce , Author
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
Bruce Curley (b. 1955) is an American poet and technical writer. This collection contains literary journals featuring Bruce Curley's poems, as well as a manuscript and an audio recording of Curley reading his work.
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Bruce Curley papers
creator
Curley, Bruce , Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1352
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (1 box)
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1932-2012
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Bruce Curley (b. 1955) is an American poet and technical writer. This collection contains literary journals featuring Bruce Curley's poems, as well as a manuscript and an audio recording of Curley reading his work.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Curley, Bruce
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Poems Poetry Publications (documents)
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