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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2020-02-10
1996-2016
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House.
Extent: 6 linear feet (6 boxes)
Founded in 1995 by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the Kelly Writers House serves as a center for writers of all kinds from the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region at large. This collection consists of original recordings of their programs and projects--poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, web magazines, lectures, dinners, radio broadcasts, workshops, art exhibits, and musical performances, the content of which is available at http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/multimedia/medialinks/
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Kelly Writers House recordings
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University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1431
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1996-2016
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Founded in 1995 by a group of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the Kelly Writers House serves as a center for writers of all kinds from the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region at large. This collection consists of original recordings of their programs and projects--poetry readings, film screenings, seminars, web magazines, lectures, dinners, radio broadcasts, workshops, art exhibits, and musical performances, the content of which is available at http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/multimedia/medialinks/
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania.
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Audiocassettes Audiovisual materials
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Date added: 2020-02-07
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
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Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 966
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
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: 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
creator
Blumenreich, Julia
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 928
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
inclusive date
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
repository
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
1891-1912
(Bulk: 1911-1912)
Creator:
Harington, Richard, Sir, 1861-1931
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The materials in this collection almost entirely center around the 1911 Delhi Durbar, to which Sir Richard Harington and his wife, Lady Selina Harington, were invited. It contains informational materials related to the Durbar and Delhi, postcards, and photographs of the Haringtons, along with some limited peripheral ephemera.
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Sir Richard Harington papers
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Harington, Richard, Sir, 1861-1931
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1428
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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1891-1912
bulk date
1911-1912
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The materials in this collection almost entirely center around the 1911 Delhi Durbar, to which Sir Richard Harington and his wife, Lady Selina Harington, were invited. It contains informational materials related to the Durbar and Delhi, postcards, and photographs of the Haringtons, along with some limited peripheral ephemera.
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1890s 1900s 1910s
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1910s
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English
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Harington, Richard, Sir, 1861-1931
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Photographic postcards Photographs Printed ephemera Publications (documents)
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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
creator
Wolfert family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1313
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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33 linear feet (35 boxes)
inclusive date
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: 2020-01-30
1851-2000
(Bulk: 1873-1992)
Extent: 6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Wolrd's fairs and expositions have been held internationally from 1851 and continue into the present. This collection comprises written materials, memorabilia, and, to a more limited extent, other materials such as photographs and musical recordings from or related to world's fairs and expositions that took place between 1851 and 1992. Most expositions recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) are represented, as well as many that are not officially recognized by the BIE. Some non-world's fair events are also represented to a limited extent. While events from around the world are featured in the collection, it primarily centers on expositions that occurred in the United States.
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Michael Zinman collection of World's Fairs and Expositions material
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PUSp.Print Collection 47
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
inclusive date
1851-2000
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1873-1992
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Wolrd's fairs and expositions have been held internationally from 1851 and continue into the present. This collection comprises written materials, memorabilia, and, to a more limited extent, other materials such as photographs and musical recordings from or related to world's fairs and expositions that took place between 1851 and 1992. Most expositions recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) are represented, as well as many that are not officially recognized by the BIE. Some non-world's fair events are also represented to a limited extent. While events from around the world are featured in the collection, it primarily centers on expositions that occurred in the United States.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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California Pacific International Exposition (1935-1936 : San Diego, Calif.). Century 21 Exhibition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.). Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.). Expo '74 (1974 : Spokane, Wash.). Exposition coloniale (1922 : Marseille, France). Exposition internationale (1937 : Paris, France). Exposition universelle (1900 : Paris, France). Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium). Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.). HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.). Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909 : New York, N.Y.). Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition (1907). Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.). New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.). New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.). Pan-American Exposition (1901 : Buffalo, N.Y.). Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.). Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.). Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.). Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (1898 : Omaha, Neb.). World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.). World's Fair (1992 : Chicago, Ill.). Zinman, Michael
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Advertisements Articles Audiovisual materials Brochures Exhibition catalogs Magazine illustration--19th century Memorabilia Photographs Postage stamps Postcards Printed ephemera Prints Sheet music Slides (photographs) Tape reels Tourist maps
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Date added: 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
creator
Osborn, Morris
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1427
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
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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English
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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
1850-1893
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This limited collection contains a limited number of newspapers, newspaper clippings, and prints, as well as one photograph reproduction and one original painting, related to world's fairs that span from the London Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations (1851) to the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition (1893).
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World's Fairs collection
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PUSp.Print Collection 65
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1850-1893
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This limited collection contains a limited number of newspapers, newspaper clippings, and prints, as well as one photograph reproduction and one original painting, related to world's fairs that span from the London Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations (1851) to the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition (1893).
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Centennial International Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.). Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, New York (1853-1854 : New York, N.Y.). Exposition Universelle (1855 : Paris, France). Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England). Great Industrial Exhibition (1853 : Dublin, Ireland). International Exhibition (1862 : London, England). Weltausstellung (1873 : Vienna, Austria). World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.).
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Articles Color prints Newspapers Paintings (visual works)
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Date added: 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
creator
Drinker, Anne Sandwith, 1918-1973
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1422
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
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
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
creator
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
extent
0.2 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
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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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
1942-2008
Creator:
Frankel, Sherman, 1922-2019
Extent: 2.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection comprises materials written by or otherwise related to Sherman Frankel (1922-2019), a particle physicist who was a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory, a graduate student at the University of Illinois, and finally a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Most of Frankel's writing is devoted to what he termed International Security and Arms Control/Physics and Public Policy ("ISAAC/PAPP"). Specifically, much of his mature work is devoted to theorizing and debating post-launch controls (PLCs) for nuclear weapons.
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Sherman Frankel papers
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Frankel, Sherman, 1922-2019
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1419
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1942-2008
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This collection comprises materials written by or otherwise related to Sherman Frankel (1922-2019), a particle physicist who was a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory, a graduate student at the University of Illinois, and finally a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Most of Frankel's writing is devoted to what he termed International Security and Arms Control/Physics and Public Policy ("ISAAC/PAPP"). Specifically, much of his mature work is devoted to theorizing and debating post-launch controls (PLCs) for nuclear weapons.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Frankel, Sherman, 1922-2019 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory. University of Pennsylvania.
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Letters to the editor Research notes School records Writings (documents)
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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: 2020-01-28
1940-1971
(Bulk: 1944-1946)
Creator:
Thrall, Robert McDowell, 1914-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains publications and photographs pertaining primarily to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory and its personnel. The creator of this collection, Robert M. Thrall (1914-2006), headed the Radiation Lab's Group 91.5 of Division 9, Airborne Systems, which developed radar for airborne bombing and navigation, from 1944 to 1945.
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Robert M. Thrall papers relating to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory
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Thrall, Robert McDowell, 1914-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1420
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1940-1971
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1944-1946
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This collection contains publications and photographs pertaining primarily to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radiation Laboratory and its personnel. The creator of this collection, Robert M. Thrall (1914-2006), headed the Radiation Lab's Group 91.5 of Division 9, Airborne Systems, which developed radar for airborne bombing and navigation, from 1944 to 1945.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1940s
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English
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Thrall, Robert McDowell, 1914- Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Radiation Laboratory.
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Photographs Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1966-2018
Creator:
Heyworth, Martin F.
Extent: 0.75 linear foot (2 boxes)
This collection comprises manuscripts and printouts of musical scores authored by Martin F. Heyworth (born 1947), composed between 1966 and 2018 and written primarily for solo piano, instrumental ensemble, organ, woodwinds, and strings. Though some notes written in manuscript throughout offer information relevant to the composition and performance of these works, the collection is almost entirely composed of musical scores.
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Martin F. Heyworth music manuscripts and scores
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Heyworth, Martin F.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1425
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.75 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1966-2018
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This collection comprises manuscripts and printouts of musical scores authored by Martin F. Heyworth (born 1947), composed between 1966 and 2018 and written primarily for solo piano, instrumental ensemble, organ, woodwinds, and strings. Though some notes written in manuscript throughout offer information relevant to the composition and performance of these works, the collection is almost entirely composed of musical scores.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Heyworth, Martin F.
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Scores
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Date added: 2020-01-28
circa 1835-1975
Creator:
Albert, Daniel M., Donor
Extent: 6 albums
Cigarette and trade cards started as packaging stiffeners and aide-memoire slips, respectively, and evolved into widespread collectible items during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. This collection contains 6 volumes of trade and cigarette cards from various companies dating between the mid 19th and 20th centuries.
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Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of cigarette and trade cards
creator
Albert, Daniel M., Donor
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PUSp.Print Collection 27
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 albums
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circa 1835-1975
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Cigarette and trade cards started as packaging stiffeners and aide-memoire slips, respectively, and evolved into widespread collectible items during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. This collection contains 6 volumes of trade and cigarette cards from various companies dating between the mid 19th and 20th centuries.
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English
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Albert, Daniel M. Currier & Ives.
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Advertising cards Cigarette cards Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2020-01-28
1924-1926
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania Fund.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The materials in this collection include informational and promotional material relating to the University of Pennsylvania Fund's fundraising effort between its founding in 1924 and 1926. The bulk of the material dates from 1925, and includes booklets, newsletters, donation forms, programs, fliers, and newspaper clippings.
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University of Pennsylvania Fund publicity material
creator
University of Pennsylvania Fund.
id
PUSp.Print Collection 64
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1924-1926
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abstract/scope/contents
The materials in this collection include informational and promotional material relating to the University of Pennsylvania Fund's fundraising effort between its founding in 1924 and 1926. The bulk of the material dates from 1925, and includes booklets, newsletters, donation forms, programs, fliers, and newspaper clippings.
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1920s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania Fund. University of Pennsylvania.
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Newspapers Publications (documents)
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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.
title
Arthur Scouten papers
creator
Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1426
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1918-1994
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abstract/scope/contents
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: 2020-01-24
1875-1956
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
title
Eduard Glaser Collection
creator
id
ARC.MS.36
repository
University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
extent
0.25 linear feet
inclusive date
1875-1956
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English Italian German Hebrew
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Glaser, Eduard, 1855-1908
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Date added: 2020-01-24
2017-2018
Creator:
Toccafondi, David, Collector
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains printed flyers and event posters culled from the bulletin board on the ground floor of the Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
title
David Toccafondi collection of University of Pennsylvania Van Pelt Library bulletin board flyers
creator
Toccafondi, David, Collector
id
PUSp.Print Collection 61
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
2017-2018
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains printed flyers and event posters culled from the bulletin board on the ground floor of the Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
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2010s
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English
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Toccafondi, David University of Pennsylvania.
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Fliers (printed matter) Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2020-01-24
2017-2018
Creator:
Toccafondi, David, Collector
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (5 boxes (two record center boxes and three flat boxes))
This collection contains ephemera culled from bulletin boards and other public advertising spaces across the University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
title
David Toccafondi collection of University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia ephemera
creator
Toccafondi, David, Collector
id
PUSp.Print Collection 62
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.5 linear feet (5 boxes (two record center boxes and three flat boxes))
inclusive date
2017-2018
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains ephemera culled from bulletin boards and other public advertising spaces across the University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia by David Toccafondi, the Media Lab Manager of the Vitale Digital Media Lab, during 2017 and 2018.
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2010s
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English
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Toccafondi, David University of Pennsylvania.
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Fliers (printed matter) Memorabilia Printed ephemera
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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.
title
Shakspere Society of Philadelphia records
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 496
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1851-2000
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abstract/scope/contents
The minutes, correspondence, publications, programs, article clippings, and limited ephemera collected in these records relate to the history, structure, and day-to-day operations of the Shakspere Society of Philadelphia, the oldest continuously operating Shakespeare society in the United States, during the period of 1851-1995.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Dana, Charles E. Dana, Charles Edmund, 1843-1914 De Witt Culyer, Thomas Dickson, Arthur G. Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 Garrick, Mallery, Jr., 1831-1894 Hopkinson, James P. Keep, Henry B. Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894 Paul, Theodore S. Ravinus, F. Markoe Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Shakspere Society of Philadelphia. Smyth, Carroll Washington, William Herbert
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Correspondence Minute books Minutes (Records) Notes Plays (performed works) Programs
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Date added: 2020-01-17
circa 1815-1931
Creator:
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
Extent: 39 linear feet (76 boxes)
The Edwin Forrest Collection provides some documentation of the business career of Edwin Forrest (nineteenth-century American actor, noted for his Shakespearean roles), focusing in the main on the latter part of his career (the 1860s and 1870s). Though some private personal correspondence is housed in the collection, predominant is correspondence concerning various aspects of Forrest's finances; these are arranged by major investments or interests.
title
Edwin Forrest collection
creator
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 5
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
39 linear feet (76 boxes)
inclusive date
circa 1815-1931
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abstract/scope/contents
The Edwin Forrest Collection provides some documentation of the business career of Edwin Forrest (nineteenth-century American actor, noted for his Shakespearean roles), focusing in the main on the latter part of his career (the 1860s and 1870s). Though some private personal correspondence is housed in the collection, predominant is correspondence concerning various aspects of Forrest's finances; these are arranged by major investments or interests.
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English
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Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
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Contracts Daguerreotypes Engravings (prints) Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Playbills Prompt books Scrapbooks Visiting cards
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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.
title
David Mendelssohn papers relating to World War II
creator
Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1407
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear foot (one box)
inclusive date
1941-1950s, 1975
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abstract/scope/contents
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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English
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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: 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.
title
James DePreist papers
creator
DePreist, James, 1936-2013
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 640
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
130 boxes (+ 2 map drawer folders)
inclusive date
1869-2014
bulk date
1958-2013
abstract/scope/contents
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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