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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2020-02-07
1983-2003
Creator:
Blumenreich, Julia
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Julia Blumenreich is a Philadelphia-based poet and editor of the poetry journal 6ix. This collection documents her work as a poet as well as her editorship of 6ix from 1991 to 1998. To a lesser degree, the collection touches on her personal and family life with her husband Gilbert Ott (1950-2004) and her daughter Willa.
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Julia Blumenreich papers
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Blumenreich, Julia
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 928
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1983-2003
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Julia Blumenreich is a Philadelphia-based poet and editor of the poetry journal 6ix. This collection documents her work as a poet as well as her editorship of 6ix from 1991 to 1998. To a lesser degree, the collection touches on her personal and family life with her husband Gilbert Ott (1950-2004) and her daughter Willa.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Blumenreich, Julia Ott, Gil (Gilbert Frederic), 1950-2004
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Correspondence Poems
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Date added: 2020-02-05
1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
Creator:
Biddle family.
Extent: 14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family papers
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Biddle family.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1351
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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14.5 linear feet (32 boxes)
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1709-2017 (bulk: 1776-1952)
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The Biddle family has a long history on American land with Quaker ancestors emigrating in 1681 and settling in Philadelphia around 1725. This collection documents the family relationships, and to a lesser extent, the work and military service of six generations of one branch of that family, starting with Clement Biddle (1740-1814), and following the descendants of two of his sons: Thomas Alexander Biddle (1776-1857) and Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855). These papers tell the stories, to varying degrees, of more than 30 individual Biddle family members through correspondence, financial records, professional papers, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.
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Biddle family. Barclay, John, 1749-1816 Biddle, Alfred Alexander, 1885-1967 Biddle, Arthur, 1852-1897 Biddle, Christine Williams, -1861 Biddle, Edith F. Biddle, George W. (George Washington), 1818-1897 Biddle, Gertrude Heckscher, 1894-1942 Biddle, Julia, 1819-1896 Biddle, Julia, 1858-1952 Biddle, Julian Cornell, 1890-1917 Biddle, Maria Cox McMurtrie, 1818-1901 Biddle, Thomas, 1776-1857 Biddle, Thomas, 1814-1888 Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 Thos. A. Biddle & Co. University of Pennsylvania. Yale University.
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Business records Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Military records Photographs School records Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2020-01-30
1920-2001
Creator:
Wolfert family
Extent: 33 linear feet (35 boxes)
This collection includes material related to the lives and work of Helen (1901-1985), Ira (1908-1997), and Michael Wolfert (1936-2001). It contains correspondence between the family and others; manuscripts by all three subjects, as well as others; financial documents; personal documents; photos taken by and of the family; newspaper clippings collected by Helen and Ira; and notes and miscellanea from all three subjects.
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Helen, Ira, and Michael Wolfert papers
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Wolfert family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1313
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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33 linear feet (35 boxes)
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1920-2001
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This collection includes material related to the lives and work of Helen (1901-1985), Ira (1908-1997), and Michael Wolfert (1936-2001). It contains correspondence between the family and others; manuscripts by all three subjects, as well as others; financial documents; personal documents; photos taken by and of the family; newspaper clippings collected by Helen and Ira; and notes and miscellanea from all three subjects.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Wolfert family Wolfert, Helen X. Herschdorfer -- Archives Wolfert, Ira, 1908-1997 -- Archives Wolfert, Michael
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Family papers Financial records Negatives (photographic) Notes Photographs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-01-29
circa 1970-1979
Creator:
Osborn, Morris
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 box and i oversized folder)
This small collection contains materials by or about Bonnee Hoy, a Philadelphia area-based musician and composer. Included are Hoy’s curriculum vitae as of circa 1979, articles relating to Hoy, promotional material, one manuscript musical score, two letters, and one vinyl album.
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Morris Osborn collection of Bonnee Hoy material
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Osborn, Morris
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1427
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 box and i oversized folder)
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circa 1970-1979
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This small collection contains materials by or about Bonnee Hoy, a Philadelphia area-based musician and composer. Included are Hoy’s curriculum vitae as of circa 1979, articles relating to Hoy, promotional material, one manuscript musical score, two letters, and one vinyl album.
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Osborn, Morris Hoy, Bonnee, 1936-
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1918-1994
Creator:
Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Arthur Hawley "Joe" Scouten was a scholar of British literature and theater and a University of Pennsylvania professor. This collection contains a small amount of his research materials and correspondence, as well as some biographical and memorial materials and a number of his school and work records.
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Arthur Scouten papers
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Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1426
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1918-1994
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Arthur Hawley "Joe" Scouten was a scholar of British literature and theater and a University of Pennsylvania professor. This collection contains a small amount of his research materials and correspondence, as well as some biographical and memorial materials and a number of his school and work records.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Research notes
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1836-1869
Creator:
Albert, Daniel M., Collector
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection of medical receipts includes billheads and receipts documenting a selection of the pharmaceutical offerings available to Americans in the mid nineteenth century. The bulk of the material is connected to P. Whitin and Sons, later renamed P. W. Dudley and Co., a company which manufactured textiles and machinery in Massachusetts during the nineteenth century. The company bought products from over forty retail establishments and dealers of health, hygiene, and other household chemicals and goods, probably to be sold at the company store.
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Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of medical receipts
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Albert, Daniel M., Collector
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1415
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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1836-1869
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This collection of medical receipts includes billheads and receipts documenting a selection of the pharmaceutical offerings available to Americans in the mid nineteenth century. The bulk of the material is connected to P. Whitin and Sons, later renamed P. W. Dudley and Co., a company which manufactured textiles and machinery in Massachusetts during the nineteenth century. The company bought products from over forty retail establishments and dealers of health, hygiene, and other household chemicals and goods, probably to be sold at the company store.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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English
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Albert, Daniel M. P. Whitin & Sons (Whitinsville, Mass.).
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Billheads Correspondence Receipts (financial records)
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1934-1937
Creator:
Drinker, Anne Sandwith, 1918-1973
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Anne "Nancy" Sandwith Drinker (1918-1973), a teenager from a prominent family, and dates from 1934 to 1937. The bulk of materials included are: 1) Theater programs for plays, ballets, and concerts that Drinker attended in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia, along with magazine and newspaper clippings relating to those events; and 2) Personal correspondence with friends and family. To a more limited extent, this collection also includes photographs and school records.
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Anne Sandwith Drinker scrapbook
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Drinker, Anne Sandwith, 1918-1973
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1422
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1934-1937
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This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Anne "Nancy" Sandwith Drinker (1918-1973), a teenager from a prominent family, and dates from 1934 to 1937. The bulk of materials included are: 1) Theater programs for plays, ballets, and concerts that Drinker attended in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia, along with magazine and newspaper clippings relating to those events; and 2) Personal correspondence with friends and family. To a more limited extent, this collection also includes photographs and school records.
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1930s
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English
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Drinker, Anne Sandwith, 1918-1973 Vassar College.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence School records Scrapbooks Theater programs
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1596-2000, undated (bulk: 1785-1925)
Creator:
Albert, Daniel M.
Extent: 5.25 linear feet (20 boxes)
The Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of ophthalmology material (1596-2000, undated) presents the historical transformations of eye care and ocular medicine, with a particular emphasis on the field in the nineteenth century. While the majority of materials in this collection relate to ophthalmology, some pertain more broadly to medicine or to American history. In addition to the historical medical documents, this collection includes dozens of pairs of antique spectacles and over one hundred ophthalmoscopes.
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Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of ophthalmology material
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Albert, Daniel M.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1320
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5.25 linear feet (20 boxes)
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1596-2000, undated (bulk: 1785-1925)
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The Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of ophthalmology material (1596-2000, undated) presents the historical transformations of eye care and ocular medicine, with a particular emphasis on the field in the nineteenth century. While the majority of materials in this collection relate to ophthalmology, some pertain more broadly to medicine or to American history. In addition to the historical medical documents, this collection includes dozens of pairs of antique spectacles and over one hundred ophthalmoscopes.
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Albert, Daniel M.
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Advertisements Correspondence Eyeglasses Medical equipment Ophthalmoscopes Photographs Publications (documents) Receipts (financial records) Stock certificates
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Date added: 2020-01-21
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.
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Shakspere Society of Philadelphia records
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 496
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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3.5 linear feet
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1851-2000
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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: 2020-01-15
1869-2014
(Bulk: 1958-2013)
Creator:
DePreist, James, 1936-2013
Extent: 130 boxes (+ 2 map drawer folders)
James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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James DePreist papers
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DePreist, James, 1936-2013
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 640
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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130 boxes (+ 2 map drawer folders)
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1869-2014
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1958-2013
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James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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DePreist, James, 1936-2013 Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Oregon Symphony.
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2020-01-15
1941-1950s, 1975
Creator:
Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (one box)
David Mendelssohn (1915-1999) was a Jewish-American soldier during World War II. This collection documents in a limited way his service during World War II, from his draft to his honorable discharge.
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David Mendelssohn papers relating to World War II
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Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1407
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (one box)
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1941-1950s, 1975
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David Mendelssohn (1915-1999) was a Jewish-American soldier during World War II. This collection documents in a limited way his service during World War II, from his draft to his honorable discharge.
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Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999 United States. Army.
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Administrative records Correspondence Photographs
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Date added: 2019-12-11
1943-1998
Creator:
Parr, Ann L. Kessinger, 1923-1998
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Geddes Mumford (1925-1944) was the son of Lewis and Sophia Mumford and a World War II soldier who was killed in action. In the years before his death, he was romantically involved with Ann Louise Kessinger Parr, who collected and saved material relating to Geddes's service, death, and memory.
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Ann Parr collection of material relating to Geddes Mumford
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Parr, Ann L. Kessinger, 1923-1998
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1423
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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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1943-1998
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Geddes Mumford (1925-1944) was the son of Lewis and Sophia Mumford and a World War II soldier who was killed in action. In the years before his death, he was romantically involved with Ann Louise Kessinger Parr, who collected and saved material relating to Geddes's service, death, and memory.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Parr, Ann L. Kessinger, 1923-1998 Mumford, Geddes, 1925-1944 Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence
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Date added: 2019-11-19
1942-2015
Creator:
Mathews, Harry, 1930-
Extent: 19 linear feet (48 boxes)
Harry Mathews (1930-2017) is an experimental poet and prose writer. Mathews is well known for authoring several highly acclaimed novels; co-founding and co-editing the literary magazine, Locus Solus; and for his membership in the French avant-garde literary society, Olipo. The collection documents Mathews’ professional life, and to a lesser extent, his personal life and includes drafts, typescripts, and corrected typescripts of Mathews' prose and poetry; publicity and promotion resulting from his literary work; research files probably used for writing his books; teaching and workshop records; writings by others; extensive correspondence which is restricted from use unless permission is granted by Mathews; and a small amount of audio visual material as well as several computer files.
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Harry Mathews papers
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Mathews, Harry, 1930-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1161
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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19 linear feet (48 boxes)
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1942-2015
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Harry Mathews (1930-2017) is an experimental poet and prose writer. Mathews is well known for authoring several highly acclaimed novels; co-founding and co-editing the literary magazine, Locus Solus; and for his membership in the French avant-garde literary society, Olipo. The collection documents Mathews’ professional life, and to a lesser extent, his personal life and includes drafts, typescripts, and corrected typescripts of Mathews' prose and poetry; publicity and promotion resulting from his literary work; research files probably used for writing his books; teaching and workshop records; writings by others; extensive correspondence which is restricted from use unless permission is granted by Mathews; and a small amount of audio visual material as well as several computer files.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Mathews, Harry, 1930- Ashbery, John, 1927- Oulipo (Association). Perec, Georges, 1936-1982
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Machine-readable artifacts Reviews (documents) Writings (documents)
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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.
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture records
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 92
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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103 boxes
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1785-1982
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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: 2019-10-31
1978-1995
Creator:
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) was established in 1977 to foster and improve the study and teaching of the early period of the history of the United States, from about 1789 to about 1848. This collection includes administrative and conference files which document, to a limited degree, the operations, communications, and annual conferences of SHEAR, as well as the publication of its The Journal of the Early Republic. In addition, this collections documents the operation of the Conference of Historical Journals, an organization closely associated with SHEAR with the mission to promote the publication of history in periodical form.
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Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) records
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Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1421
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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)
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1978-1995
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The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) was established in 1977 to foster and improve the study and teaching of the early period of the history of the United States, from about 1789 to about 1848. This collection includes administrative and conference files which document, to a limited degree, the operations, communications, and annual conferences of SHEAR, as well as the publication of its The Journal of the Early Republic. In addition, this collections documents the operation of the Conference of Historical Journals, an organization closely associated with SHEAR with the mission to promote the publication of history in periodical form.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
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Administrative records Conference proceedings Correspondence Membership lists Reports
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Date added: 2019-10-25
1976-1984
Creator:
Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948-
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Jeremy Duncan Nicholson (born 1948) was a community organizer for the gay and lesbian community at the University of Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia, from roughly 1975 to 1982, when he was a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes material from several organizations of which Nicholson was a part, such as the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania (CA), the Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (PLGTF), Gay Peer Counseling (GPC), Gays at Penn, and Philadelphia community health organizations, including Lavender Health and the Eromin Center.
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Jeremy Duncan Nicholson papers related to LGBT issues at the University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia
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Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1414
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1976-1984
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Jeremy Duncan Nicholson (born 1948) was a community organizer for the gay and lesbian community at the University of Pennsylvania and in Philadelphia, from roughly 1975 to 1982, when he was a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection includes material from several organizations of which Nicholson was a part, such as the Christian Association of the University of Pennsylvania (CA), the Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (PLGTF), Gay Peer Counseling (GPC), Gays at Penn, and Philadelphia community health organizations, including Lavender Health and the Eromin Center.
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1970s 1980s
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Nicholson, Jeremy Duncan, 1948- Christian Association (University of Pennsylvania). Gay Peer Counseling (University of Pennsylvania). Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force. University of Pennsylvania.
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By-laws Correspondence Financial records Minutes (Records) Promotional materials
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Date added: 2019-09-27
1790-1835
Creator:
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston.
Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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Newton, Gordon, Johnston, Murdoch, and Scott of Madeira, Portugal letters
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1417
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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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1790-1835
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This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott. Gordon, Thomas Johnston, Alexander Murdoch, Thomas Newton, Francis
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2019-09-26
1908-1950
(Bulk: 1917-1919)
Creator:
Williams, Herbert S., 1881-1950
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection is principally composed of correspondence from U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Lieutenant Colonel Herbert S. Williams (1881-1950) to his family members, and in particular his sister Emily, nicknamed "Bon." The bulk of these letters were written during Williams's service in the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces over the following periods: 1908 to 1909, in which Williams was stationed in Cuba and Fort Myer, Texas; 1916-1917, in which he was deployed to Mexico as part of the Mexican Expedition; and 1917 to 1919, in which he was deployed to Europe during World War I with the 12th Field Artillery Regiment. The collection also contains some limited correspondence from Williams to family members after his retirement and up to his death in 1950, as well as some official communications relating to his military service. This collection may best serve researchers interested in family correspondence during military deployment.
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Herbert S. Williams papers
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Williams, Herbert S., 1881-1950
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1416
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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1908-1950
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1917-1919
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This collection is principally composed of correspondence from U.S. Army Veterinary Corps Lieutenant Colonel Herbert S. Williams (1881-1950) to his family members, and in particular his sister Emily, nicknamed "Bon." The bulk of these letters were written during Williams's service in the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces over the following periods: 1908 to 1909, in which Williams was stationed in Cuba and Fort Myer, Texas; 1916-1917, in which he was deployed to Mexico as part of the Mexican Expedition; and 1917 to 1919, in which he was deployed to Europe during World War I with the 12th Field Artillery Regiment. The collection also contains some limited correspondence from Williams to family members after his retirement and up to his death in 1950, as well as some official communications relating to his military service. This collection may best serve researchers interested in family correspondence during military deployment.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1910s
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English
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Williams, Herbert S., 1881-1950 United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. United States. Army. Veterinary Corps.
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2019-09-17
1943-2015
Creator:
Wernick, Richard, 1934-
Extent: 22 linear feet (53 boxes)
Richard Wernick (born 1934) is an American composer and professor of music composition, working at the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. This collection documents Wernick's professional life and includes scores, professional material, concert programs, articles collected by Wernick, recordings of works by Wernick and others, and photographs.
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Richard Wernick papers
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Wernick, Richard, 1934-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1396
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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22 linear feet (53 boxes)
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1943-2015
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Richard Wernick (born 1934) is an American composer and professor of music composition, working at the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. This collection documents Wernick's professional life and includes scores, professional material, concert programs, articles collected by Wernick, recordings of works by Wernick and others, and photographs.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Wernick, Richard, 1934- Penn Contemporary Players‏. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Wernick, Richard, 1934-
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Reprographic copies Scores Tape reels
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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.
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Nottingham Naturalists' Society letterpress copybook
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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
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1 volume
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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: 2019-08-19
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
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1321
repository
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
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
creator
McHenry, Margaret
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 244
repository
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: 2019-07-17
1963-2007
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
Extent: 109 linear feet (283 containers)
The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a University of Pennsylvania museum displaying contemporary art. This portion of the collection documents the exhibition files of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1963 to 2000.
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Institute of Contemporary Art records
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University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 777
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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109 linear feet (283 containers)
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1963-2007
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The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a University of Pennsylvania museum displaying contemporary art. This portion of the collection documents the exhibition files of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1963 to 2000.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Exhibition catalogs Exhibition records Photographs Press releases
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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
creator
Eldridge, Paul
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1319
repository
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: 2019-06-14
1969-1982
Creator:
Brecher, Jeremy
Eyer, Joe
Extent: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Joseph (Joe) Eyer (1944-2017) was a scholar from Philadelphia whose research focused on social causes and health effects of stress. This collection includes Eyer’s writings (both published and unpublished) on medicine, mental illness, and socio-economic issues related to stress; course material from his doctoral program in biology at the University of Pennsylvania; and letters to and collaborative engagement with his colleagues, in particular, Jeremy Brecher, Ingrid Waldron, and Peter Sterling. This collection documents the Philadelphia scholars' research on topics including mortality, addiction, suicide, ecology, physiology, and sex.
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Jeremy Brecher collection of Joseph Eyer material
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Brecher, Jeremy Eyer, Joe
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1404
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (3 boxes)
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1969-1982
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Joseph (Joe) Eyer (1944-2017) was a scholar from Philadelphia whose research focused on social causes and health effects of stress. This collection includes Eyer’s writings (both published and unpublished) on medicine, mental illness, and socio-economic issues related to stress; course material from his doctoral program in biology at the University of Pennsylvania; and letters to and collaborative engagement with his colleagues, in particular, Jeremy Brecher, Ingrid Waldron, and Peter Sterling. This collection documents the Philadelphia scholars' research on topics including mortality, addiction, suicide, ecology, physiology, and sex.
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Brecher, Jeremy Eyer, Joe Eyer, Joe Sterling, Peter, 1940- University of Pennsylvania. Department of Biology. Waldron, Ingrid
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Articles Correspondence Research notes Writings (documents)
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