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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1861-1872
Creator:
Speer, Robert Milton, 1838-1890
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Milton Speer (1838-1890) was a member of the United States Congress from 1871 to 1875 and a prominent lawyer. This collection contains letters written to and by Speer regarding politics, the legal profession and law, and family.
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Robert Milton Speer papers
creator
Speer, Robert Milton, 1838-1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1032
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1861-1872
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Robert Milton Speer (1838-1890) was a member of the United States Congress from 1871 to 1875 and a prominent lawyer. This collection contains letters written to and by Speer regarding politics, the legal profession and law, and family.
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1860s 1870s
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English
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Speer, Robert Milton, 1838-1890 United States. Congress. Senate.
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1924-1934
Creator:
Walker, David B.
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
David B. Walker lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Smedley Elementary, the Alexander Henry School, Harding Junior High, Frankford High, and Northeast High Summer School probably between 1924 and 1934. This collection contains his school notebooks and projects from elementary school to high school as well as practice forms and notes from his junior and senior business courses.
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David B. Walker school notebooks
creator
Walker, David B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1034
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1924-1934
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David B. Walker lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Smedley Elementary, the Alexander Henry School, Harding Junior High, Frankford High, and Northeast High Summer School probably between 1924 and 1934. This collection contains his school notebooks and projects from elementary school to high school as well as practice forms and notes from his junior and senior business courses.
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Walker, David B.
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Notebooks Notes Printed ephemera School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1882-1932
Creator:
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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George William Brown research collection on 19th-century missionary work in India
creator
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1033
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1882-1932
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George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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Lecture notes Lectures Maps (documents) Research notes Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1914-1931
Creator:
Campion & Company.
J.P. Horn & Co.
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
This is a collection of business records of two Philadelphia publishing firms, J.P. Horn & Co. and Campion & Co., during the early portion of the 20th century. Materials include account books, invoice books, order books and miscellaneous correspondence regarding finances.
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J.P. Horn and Co. / Campion & Company business records
creator
Campion & Company. J.P. Horn & Co.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1037
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1914-1931
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This is a collection of business records of two Philadelphia publishing firms, J.P. Horn & Co. and Campion & Co., during the early portion of the 20th century. Materials include account books, invoice books, order books and miscellaneous correspondence regarding finances.
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Campion & Company. J.P. Horn & Co.
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Business records Correspondence Financial records Ledgers (account books)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-16
1929-1930, circa 1940
Creator:
Bates, William Nickerson, 1867-1949
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
William Nickerson Bates (1867-1949) was a professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1939. He wrote primarily on Attic tragedy, including two major volumes on Euripides and Sophocles, the manuscripts for which can be found in this collection. The volumes, Euripides, a student of Human Nature and Sophocles serve to acquaint the modern reader (one with little or no knowledge of ancient Greek) with the original meaning of the plays since, as Bates stated, no work had theretofore been published for such readers that dealt directly with the original Greek texts.
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William Nickerson Bates manuscripts on Euripides and Sophocles
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Bates, William Nickerson, 1867-1949
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1035
repository
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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1929-1930, circa 1940
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William Nickerson Bates (1867-1949) was a professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1939. He wrote primarily on Attic tragedy, including two major volumes on Euripides and Sophocles, the manuscripts for which can be found in this collection. The volumes, Euripides, a student of Human Nature and Sophocles serve to acquaint the modern reader (one with little or no knowledge of ancient Greek) with the original meaning of the plays since, as Bates stated, no work had theretofore been published for such readers that dealt directly with the original Greek texts.
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Bates, William Nickerson, 1867-1949 Eurípides Sophocles
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Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-15
1945
Creator:
Richard, William B.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Corporal (later Sergeant) William B. Richard was an American airman who served with the 1346th Army Air Force in eastern India during World War II. From February to November 1945 he wrote letters to his mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Richard on the uneventful day-to-day experiences of his tour of duty.
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William B. Richard World War II letters
creator
Richard, William B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1005
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1945
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Corporal (later Sergeant) William B. Richard was an American airman who served with the 1346th Army Air Force in eastern India during World War II. From February to November 1945 he wrote letters to his mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Richard on the uneventful day-to-day experiences of his tour of duty.
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English
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Richard, William B. United States. Army Air Forces.
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Correspondence
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-09
1926 - 2013
Creator:
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
Extent: 20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) was founded in 1926 to provide continuing legal education to bankruptcy judges, lawyers, and other practitioners, and to advise and influence Congress in an effort to represent the interests of bankruptcy judges with regards to pending bankruptcy legislation, and to promote greater uniformity and understanding of existing bankruptcy law. The collection, 1926-2007, includes materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, legislative activity, publications, and related material.
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Records
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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PU-L.NBA.012
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
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1926 - 2013
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The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) was founded in 1926 to provide continuing legal education to bankruptcy judges, lawyers, and other practitioners, and to advise and influence Congress in an effort to represent the interests of bankruptcy judges with regards to pending bankruptcy legislation, and to promote greater uniformity and understanding of existing bankruptcy law. The collection, 1926-2007, includes materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, legislative activity, publications, and related material.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Kelley, Ralph H. (Ralph Houston), 1928-2004 Scott, Mary Davies, 1944-
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DVDs Oral histories (document genres) Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-01
1320-2005
Extent: 21 boxes
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts
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PUSp.Misc Mss
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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21 boxes
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1320-2005
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1860-1963
Creator:
Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976
Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material consists of literary and visual materials by or about William Dean Howells, an American author, playwright, and literary critic. It was compiled by Clara and Rudolf Kirk, who were scholars studying Howells, circa 1940-1963. The collection includes essays and reviews written by or about Howells, correspondence and newspaper clippings by or regarding Howells, six scrapbooks about Howells' life and career, and other miscellaneous materials.
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Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material
creator
Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976 Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1027
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1860-1963
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The Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material consists of literary and visual materials by or about William Dean Howells, an American author, playwright, and literary critic. It was compiled by Clara and Rudolf Kirk, who were scholars studying Howells, circa 1940-1963. The collection includes essays and reviews written by or about Howells, correspondence and newspaper clippings by or regarding Howells, six scrapbooks about Howells' life and career, and other miscellaneous materials.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976 Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989 Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 James, Henry, 1843-1916 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Correspondence Reprographic copies Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1968-1970
Creator:
Benarde, Melvin A.
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Melvin Benarde papers collection is a set of typescript drafts of books written and edited by Melvin Benarde. Benarde is the author of ten books on the topic of humanity's effect on the environment and a professor in the Graduate Program in Industrial Hygiene at Temple University, the Department of Community Medicine at Hahnemann Medical School, and the Environmental Studies Institute at Drexel University. The typescripts are annotated, some heavily and some with copy edits and instructions to typesetters. Titles include Race Against Famine, Our Precarious Habitat, Disinfection, and The Chemicals we Eat.
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Melvin Benarde papers
creator
Benarde, Melvin A.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1031
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1968-1970
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The Melvin Benarde papers collection is a set of typescript drafts of books written and edited by Melvin Benarde. Benarde is the author of ten books on the topic of humanity's effect on the environment and a professor in the Graduate Program in Industrial Hygiene at Temple University, the Department of Community Medicine at Hahnemann Medical School, and the Environmental Studies Institute at Drexel University. The typescripts are annotated, some heavily and some with copy edits and instructions to typesetters. Titles include Race Against Famine, Our Precarious Habitat, Disinfection, and The Chemicals we Eat.
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Benarde, Melvin A.
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Drafts (documents) Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1852-1948
Creator:
Apt Bartholomew, Sallie, 1863-1934
Bartholomew, Ethel, 1889-
Bartholomew, William H., 1832-
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Bartholomew family scrapbook collection consists of five volumes compiled by Ethel C. Bartholomew (born 1889), William H. Bartholomew (born 1832), and Sallie Apt Bartholomew (1863-1934). These scrapbooks document the theatrical careers of the Bartholomews from the early 1870s to the late 1940s and include photographs of the Bartholomew family and unnamed people, notices and reviews of performances, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes.
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Bartholomew family theatrical scrapbooks
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Apt Bartholomew, Sallie, 1863-1934 Bartholomew, Ethel, 1889- Bartholomew, William H., 1832-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1029
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1852-1948
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The Bartholomew family scrapbook collection consists of five volumes compiled by Ethel C. Bartholomew (born 1889), William H. Bartholomew (born 1832), and Sallie Apt Bartholomew (1863-1934). These scrapbooks document the theatrical careers of the Bartholomews from the early 1870s to the late 1940s and include photographs of the Bartholomew family and unnamed people, notices and reviews of performances, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Apt Bartholomew, Sallie, 1863-1934 Bartholomew, Ethel, 1889- Bartholomew, William H., 1832- Edwin Forrest Home
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Photographs Playbills Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1970-2012
Creator:
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013
Moffett, Judith, 1942-
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013) was an American poet and essayist whose lengthy career at the University of Pennsylvania (beginning in 1966) included acting as a dissertation director for Judith Moffett (born 1942), an American poet, English professor, Swedish translator, and author of twelve books. The collection covers the period from 1970, when Moffett was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania, to 2012, the year before Hoffman died. It includes letters and other correspondence addressed from Hoffman to Moffett, drafts and manuscripts of Hoffman's literary work, and a manuscript and posthumously published copy of a book of poems by Hoffman's wife, Elizabeth McFarland.
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Daniel Hoffman letters to Judith Moffett
creator
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Moffett, Judith, 1942-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1026
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1970-2012
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Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013) was an American poet and essayist whose lengthy career at the University of Pennsylvania (beginning in 1966) included acting as a dissertation director for Judith Moffett (born 1942), an American poet, English professor, Swedish translator, and author of twelve books. The collection covers the period from 1970, when Moffett was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania, to 2012, the year before Hoffman died. It includes letters and other correspondence addressed from Hoffman to Moffett, drafts and manuscripts of Hoffman's literary work, and a manuscript and posthumously published copy of a book of poems by Hoffman's wife, Elizabeth McFarland.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Moffett, Judith, 1942- McFarland, Elizabeth, 1922-2005 Merrill, James, 1926-1995
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Publications
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-24
1916-1942
(Bulk: 1935-1936)
Creator:
Myers, Aaron Michael
Extent: 0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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Aaron M. Myers papers
creator
Myers, Aaron Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1009
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1916-1942
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1935-1936
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A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1930s
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English
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Myers, Aaron Michael Abbey Theatre. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Clippings (information artifacts) Picture postcards Theater programs Travel guidebooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-24
1900-1939
Creator:
Reber, Joel Howard
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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Joel Howard Reber correspondence
creator
Reber, Joel Howard
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1011
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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1900-1939
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Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Reber, Joel Howard
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-24
1879-1912
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 12 boxes
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Learned supplementary collection on German-language theater
creator
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 902
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1879-1912
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917 Arch Street Theatre. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Germania Theater. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-18
1935-1980
(Bulk: 1950-1970)
Creator:
Goddard, David Rockwell
Extent: 10 cubic feet
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David Rockwell Goddard Papers
creator
Goddard, David Rockwell
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 G578
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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10 cubic feet
inclusive date
1935-1980
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1950-1970
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Goddard, David Rockwell
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-17
1848
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
Travel diary written by an unnamed Englishman recording his journey from Egypt to Jerusalem spanning one month in the spring of 1848. The volume contains detailed visual descriptions, societal observations, and personal perspectives of Cairo, the surrounding sights, and the journey from there to Jerusalem.
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Diary of a trip from Egypt and Jerusalem
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id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1030
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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1848
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Travel diary written by an unnamed Englishman recording his journey from Egypt to Jerusalem spanning one month in the spring of 1848. The volume contains detailed visual descriptions, societal observations, and personal perspectives of Cairo, the surrounding sights, and the journey from there to Jerusalem.
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Diaries Maps (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-16
1921-2012
Creator:
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
Extent: 155 boxes
The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Ray Evans papers
creator
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 860
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
155 boxes
inclusive date
1921-2012
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The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Musicals Photographs Scripts Sheet music Songs--Texts Sound recordings
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-10
1978-2000
(Bulk: 1995-1997)
Creator:
Ginsberg, Robert E.
Extent: 1 linear foot
Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center’s Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers
creator
Ginsberg, Robert E.
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PU-L.NBA.052
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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1 linear foot
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1978-2000
bulk date
1995-1997
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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center’s Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1990s
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Ginsberg, Robert E. Mecham, Leonidas Ralph Szczebak, Francis F. Wiggins, Beth Ginsberg, Robert E.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1900
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
This volume contains the horoscope of Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule, born in Sheffield, England. The horoscope, written in English, utilizes the traditional Hindu system of astrology known as Jyotisha or Vedic astrology. There are eleven hand-colored diagrams and detailed charts in this work.
title
Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule horoscope
creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1021
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
inclusive date
1900
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This volume contains the horoscope of Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule, born in Sheffield, England. The horoscope, written in English, utilizes the traditional Hindu system of astrology known as Jyotisha or Vedic astrology. There are eleven hand-colored diagrams and detailed charts in this work.
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Yule, Agnes Louisa Johnston, 1900-
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Diagrams Manuscripts, English--20th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1918
Extent: 1 volume
Comprising forty-five black-and-white photographs by a British soldier in 1918. The images are chiefly of Nāsik, India.
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Photograph album by a British soldier in India
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 994
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1918
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Comprising forty-five black-and-white photographs by a British soldier in 1918. The images are chiefly of Nāsik, India.
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1945
Extent: 1 volume
Photograph album by an unknown British soldier in 1945. The album contains black-and-white snapshots of the soldier's journey from Italy to Quetta, Pakistan.
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Photograph album by a British soldier
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 984
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1945
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Photograph album by an unknown British soldier in 1945. The album contains black-and-white snapshots of the soldier's journey from Italy to Quetta, Pakistan.
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
before 1987
Creator:
La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676, Author
Extent: 1 box
Copy of a manuscript work regarding the theological status of the Jewish people.
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Photostat of Des Juifs élus, rejetés et rappelés, par Isaac de La Peyrère
creator
La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1022
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
inclusive date
before 1987
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Copy of a manuscript work regarding the theological status of the Jewish people.
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French
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La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676 Popkin, Jeremy D., 1948- Popkin, Richard H., (Richard Henry), 1923-2005
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Manuscripts, French--17th century Stats (copies)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
circa 1938-1939
Extent: 1 volume (+ 12 leaves)
This volume contains a collection of recipes and appears to have been written by someone from the Philadelphia area between 1938 and 1939. The compilation of recipes includes breads, pies, cakes, soups, jams, and puddings.
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Some selected recipes from my mother's book to which I have added, P. P. G.
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id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1020
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 12 leaves)
inclusive date
circa 1938-1939
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This volume contains a collection of recipes and appears to have been written by someone from the Philadelphia area between 1938 and 1939. The compilation of recipes includes breads, pies, cakes, soups, jams, and puddings.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, American--20th century Recipes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1816
Creator:
Moir, Thomas, Compiler
Extent: 1 volume
Volume containing a collection of eptiaphs, epigrams and poems compiled by Thomas Moir.
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A choice collection of epitaphs, epigrams, and curious poems: collected with much taste from the best sources, by Thos. Moir
creator
Moir, Thomas, Compiler
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1024
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1816
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Volume containing a collection of eptiaphs, epigrams and poems compiled by Thomas Moir.
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Moir, Thomas Palmer, William Jocelyn Lewis, 1894-1971
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Epigrams Epitaphs Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
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