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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2017-02-27
1898-1992
Creator:
Furber, Holden, 1903-
Extent: 1.75 linear feet (5 boxes and oversized folder)
Holden Furber (1903-1993) was a professor of South Asian studies at the University of Pennsylvania from 1948 to 1973. His papers include his correspondence to his family while traveling; records relating to his education from grammar school to graduate school; his writings; his research; and his professional papers, largely as a professor.
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Holden Furber papers
creator
Furber, Holden, 1903-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1238
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.75 linear feet (5 boxes and oversized folder)
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1898-1992
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Holden Furber (1903-1993) was a professor of South Asian studies at the University of Pennsylvania from 1948 to 1973. His papers include his correspondence to his family while traveling; records relating to his education from grammar school to graduate school; his writings; his research; and his professional papers, largely as a professor.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Furber, Holden, 1903- University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Photographs Reprographic copies Research notes Reviews (document genre) School records Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1901-2015
(Bulk: 1968-2015)
Creator:
Strassfeld, Michael
Extent: 31.4 linear feet (31 record cartons, 1 document box, 2 oversized folders)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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Michael Strassfeld papers
creator
Strassfeld, Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1218
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
31.4 linear feet (31 record cartons, 1 document box, 2 oversized folders)
inclusive date
1901-2015
bulk date
1968-2015
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Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Strassfeld, Michael Brandeis University. Havurat Shalom (Somerville, Mass.). Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, Pa.). Society for the Advancement of Judaism (New York, N.Y.). Strassfeld, Michael Temple Ansche Chesed (New York, N.Y.).
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Photographs Prayer books Printed ephemera School records Sermons Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1921-1970
(Bulk: 1950-1968)
Creator:
Taylor, George W., (George William), 1901-1972
Extent: 9.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
George W. Taylor (1901-1972) was a professor at Wharton for over 30 years. During that time, he became an influential expert in the field of industrial relations, including arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution. This collection is composed of materials relating to the many cases on which he served as a board member, arbitrator or adviser. The numerous letters of commendations, awards and other praise are preserved here as well. Very little in this collection relates to his equally long and important career as a professor at Wharton.
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George W. Taylor papers
creator
Taylor, George W., (George William), 1901-1972
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1210
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
9.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
inclusive date
1921-1970
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1950-1968
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George W. Taylor (1901-1972) was a professor at Wharton for over 30 years. During that time, he became an influential expert in the field of industrial relations, including arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution. This collection is composed of materials relating to the many cases on which he served as a board member, arbitrator or adviser. The numerous letters of commendations, awards and other praise are preserved here as well. Very little in this collection relates to his equally long and important career as a professor at Wharton.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1950s 1960s
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English
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Taylor, George W., (George William), 1901-1972 Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Kaiser Steel Corporation.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Legal documents Photographs Sketches
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1969-1997
(Bulk: 1990-1993)
Creator:
Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
Extent: 3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
Eugene Ormandy (1899-1985) was a Hungarian-born violinist and conductor best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ormandy’s characteristic conducting style resulted in the “Philadelphia Sound,” which he brought around the world through recordings, international tours, and guest conducting engagements. This is a collection of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with Eugene Ormandy and others connected to him or to the Philadelphia Orchestra about Ormandy and his influence on the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Eugene Ormandy oral history collection
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 59
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
inclusive date
1969-1997
bulk date
1990-1993
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Eugene Ormandy (1899-1985) was a Hungarian-born violinist and conductor best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ormandy’s characteristic conducting style resulted in the “Philadelphia Sound,” which he brought around the world through recordings, international tours, and guest conducting engagements. This is a collection of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with Eugene Ormandy and others connected to him or to the Philadelphia Orchestra about Ormandy and his influence on the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1990s
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English
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Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985 Muti, Riccardo Philadelphia Orchestra. Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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Interviews Oral histories (document genres) Transcripts
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1896-1950
(Bulk: 1903-1935)
Creator:
Šaulys, Jurgis, 1879-1948
Extent: 8 linear feet (8 boxes)
Jurgis Šaulys (1879-1948) was a Lithuanian civic leader, an economist, a signatory of the Lithuanian Declaration of Independence in 1918, and later, a diplomat. He had a great interest in many subjects and was involved with political and literary organizations. Much of his correspondence in this collection is with prominent Lithuanian scholars and literary and political figures.
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Jurgis Saulys papers
creator
Šaulys, Jurgis, 1879-1948
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1243
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 linear feet (8 boxes)
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1896-1950
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1903-1935
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Jurgis Šaulys (1879-1948) was a Lithuanian civic leader, an economist, a signatory of the Lithuanian Declaration of Independence in 1918, and later, a diplomat. He had a great interest in many subjects and was involved with political and literary organizations. Much of his correspondence in this collection is with prominent Lithuanian scholars and literary and political figures.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Šaulys, Jurgis, 1879-1948 Jablonskis, Jonas, 1860-1930 Jonynas, I. (Ignas), 1884-1954 Požela, Vladas
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Correspondence Diplomatic documents
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1899-1961
(Bulk: 1928-1952)
Creator:
Dreiser, Vera
Extent: 12.5 linear feet (30 boxes)
Vera Dreiser (circa 1908-1998) was a psychologist who practiced first in New York from 1947 to 1961, and later in California until her retirement in 1972. She is the niece of novelist Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) and of composer Paul Dresser (1858-1906). This collection is comprised of materials from Vera Dreiser’s personal and professional life as well as materials related to the musical and literary estates of Paul Dresser and Theodore Dreiser.
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Vera Dreiser papers
creator
Dreiser, Vera
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1216
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12.5 linear feet (30 boxes)
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1899-1961
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1928-1952
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Vera Dreiser (circa 1908-1998) was a psychologist who practiced first in New York from 1947 to 1961, and later in California until her retirement in 1972. She is the niece of novelist Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) and of composer Paul Dresser (1858-1906). This collection is comprised of materials from Vera Dreiser’s personal and professional life as well as materials related to the musical and literary estates of Paul Dresser and Theodore Dreiser.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Dreiser, Vera Dreiser, Helen Patges, -1955 Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906
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Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Correspondence Estate records Family papers Legal documents Printed ephemera
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1890-1957
(Bulk: 1920-1957)
Creator:
Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957
Extent: 20 linear feet (27 boxes)
Burton Rascoe (1892-1957) was an American literary critic, journalist, editor, and author working in the first half of the 20th century. His confrontational style stirred up much debate and helped generate interest in up-and-coming writers that Rascoe believed showed promise; most notably, Rascoe was an early champion of writers such as James Branch Cabell, Theodore Dreiser, and H. L. Mencken. The collection consists of his correspondence, including some with famous literary figures; writings by Rascoe in draft and published form; papers relating to a lawsuit with Max Annenberg; diaries and notebooks; photographs; and clippings.
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Burton Rascoe papers
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Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1145
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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20 linear feet (27 boxes)
inclusive date
1890-1957
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1920-1957
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Burton Rascoe (1892-1957) was an American literary critic, journalist, editor, and author working in the first half of the 20th century. His confrontational style stirred up much debate and helped generate interest in up-and-coming writers that Rascoe believed showed promise; most notably, Rascoe was an early champion of writers such as James Branch Cabell, Theodore Dreiser, and H. L. Mencken. The collection consists of his correspondence, including some with famous literary figures; writings by Rascoe in draft and published form; papers relating to a lawsuit with Max Annenberg; diaries and notebooks; photographs; and clippings.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957 Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Paterson, Isabel, 1886-1961 Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957 Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950
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Articles Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Legal documents Photographs Sketches Typescripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1757-1772
Creator:
Lathim & Jackson.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
This collection consists of two ledgers from the Philadelphia merchant firm Lathim and Jackson, as well as loose accounting pages. James Lathim and William Jackson dealt in rum, molasses, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolate, spices, rice, wine, snuff, and other goods during the second half of the 18th century.
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Lathim and Jackson account books
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Lathim & Jackson.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1264
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
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1757-1772
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This collection consists of two ledgers from the Philadelphia merchant firm Lathim and Jackson, as well as loose accounting pages. James Lathim and William Jackson dealt in rum, molasses, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolate, spices, rice, wine, snuff, and other goods during the second half of the 18th century.
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1750s 1760s 1770s
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English
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Lathim & Jackson.
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Account books Business records Financial records Ledgers (account books)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1752-1883
(Bulk: 1856-1883)
Creator:
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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Robert H. Gere papers
creator
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1250
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1752-1883
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1856-1883
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Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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Diaries Genealogies (histories)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1914-1919
Creator:
Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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Frederick P. Lee collection of World War I ephemera
creator
Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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PUSp.Print Coll. 33
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.33 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1914-1919
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Frederick P. Lee, an insurance agent, was born in 1880, in England. He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and lived in Santa Monica, California. A number of materials in this collection, including pamphlets and magazines, are stamped with the phrase, "With Compliments of Frederick P. Lee, Fellow of Royal Colonial Institute." As an Englishman living in the US during World War I, it is likely that Lee was interested in promoting England's role in the war and even encouraging US participation, since the US did not enter the war until 1917. The materials in this collection would have been part of that promotion/propaganda effort. This World War I collection includes magazines, serials, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, and postcards dated from 1914-1918. Most items are printed in England and concern England's role in the war.
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1910s
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English
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Lee, Frederick P., 1880-
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Calendars Maps (documents) Newspapers Pamphlets Postcards Posters Publications (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1813-1866
Creator:
Cunnington family
Lee family
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Cunnington and Lee family papers, dating from 1813 to 1866, contain the correspondence of antiquarian William H. Cunnington (1754-1810) of Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England and his daughters Anne, Elizabeth, and Mary. The collection also contains the correspondence of William P. Cunnington (1804-1871) and his wife Jane Cook (1808-1872). William P. Cunnington was born in England and immigrated to the United States sometime after 1829. He was leader of the orchestra at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. The familial connection between William H. Cunnington and William P. Cunnington is not clear from the contents of the collection. In addition to the families' letters--which are concerned with family issues such as health, the settling of estates, and travel--the collection contains poems written by, and apparently copied by, the families and a small number of financial documents including estate documents, business ledgers, and receipts for rentals and purchases.
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Cunnington and Lee family papers
creator
Cunnington family Lee family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1258
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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1813-1866
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The Cunnington and Lee family papers, dating from 1813 to 1866, contain the correspondence of antiquarian William H. Cunnington (1754-1810) of Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England and his daughters Anne, Elizabeth, and Mary. The collection also contains the correspondence of William P. Cunnington (1804-1871) and his wife Jane Cook (1808-1872). William P. Cunnington was born in England and immigrated to the United States sometime after 1829. He was leader of the orchestra at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. The familial connection between William H. Cunnington and William P. Cunnington is not clear from the contents of the collection. In addition to the families' letters--which are concerned with family issues such as health, the settling of estates, and travel--the collection contains poems written by, and apparently copied by, the families and a small number of financial documents including estate documents, business ledgers, and receipts for rentals and purchases.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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English
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Cunnington family Lee family Cunnington, Jane Cook, 1808-1872 Cunnington, William H., 1754-1810 Cunnington, William P. Lee, Anne Cunnington
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Correspondence Financial records Poems
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1903-2006
(Bulk: 1931-2003)
Creator:
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003, Author
Extent: 41 linear feet ((105 boxes, 1 oversized folder))
Howard Melvin Fast (1914-2003) was a best-selling and prolific American author of historical fiction, mysteries, and science fiction, known for his books on themes of patriotism, social justice, and the immigrant experience. He wrote nearly 100 books and more than 150 short stories, as well as numerous screenplays, stage plays, and newspaper columns. The Howard Fast papers include correspondence, journals, appointment books, address books, financials, writings, promotion and reviews, scrapbooks, biographies, profiles, chronologies, bibliographies, interviews, governmental and political files, vital records, personal documents, awards, photographs, artwork, and audiovisual materials. The papers were deposited at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of 45 years and represent nearly all facets of the writer's life.
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Howard Fast papers
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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1205
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
41 linear feet ((105 boxes, 1 oversized folder))
inclusive date
1903-2006
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1931-2003
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Howard Melvin Fast (1914-2003) was a best-selling and prolific American author of historical fiction, mysteries, and science fiction, known for his books on themes of patriotism, social justice, and the immigrant experience. He wrote nearly 100 books and more than 150 short stories, as well as numerous screenplays, stage plays, and newspaper columns. The Howard Fast papers include correspondence, journals, appointment books, address books, financials, writings, promotion and reviews, scrapbooks, biographies, profiles, chronologies, bibliographies, interviews, governmental and political files, vital records, personal documents, awards, photographs, artwork, and audiovisual materials. The papers were deposited at the University of Pennsylvania over the course of 45 years and represent nearly all facets of the writer's life.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 American Labor Party. Barsky, Edward K., 1895-1975 Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951 Communist Party of the United States of America. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 Fast, Bette Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 Izakov, Boris Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985 Nelson, Steve, 1903-1993 Polevoĭ, Boris Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 Thomas, Gwyn, 1913-1981 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities. United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. United States. Office of War Information. Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Voice of America (Organization).
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Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, American--20th century Novels Photographs Plays (performed works) Poems Printed ephemera Scrapbooks Screenplays Short stories Typescripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1983-2011
Creator:
Venturi, Robert
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
This collection contains letters, dating from 1983 to 2011, from Robert Venturi, an American architect, to Martin Filler, an architecture critic and author, and Rosemarie Bletter, an architectural historian, professor, writer, and lecturer.
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Robert Venturi letters to Martin Filler and Rosemarie H. Bletter
creator
Venturi, Robert
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1235
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
inclusive date
1983-2011
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This collection contains letters, dating from 1983 to 2011, from Robert Venturi, an American architect, to Martin Filler, an architecture critic and author, and Rosemarie Bletter, an architectural historian, professor, writer, and lecturer.
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1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Venturi, Robert Bletter, Rosemarie Haag Filler, Martin, 1948- Scott Brown, Denise, 1931-
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Architectural drawings (visual works) Correspondence
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Date added: 2017-02-27
circa 1866-2013, bulk 1965-1990
Creator:
Teacher, Stuart
Extent: 5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
This collection, dating from 1866 to 2013, contains published works, personal papers, business records and ephemera assembled by Stuart “Buz” Teacher, who founded Running Press with his brother, Lawrence “Larry” Teacher in 1972. Published works that inspired Running Press in its early years are included herein, along with documents that pertain to the publishing house's subsequent growth and sale to the Perseus Books Group in 2002. Around 1983, the Teacher brothers began restoring a townhouse at 125 South 22nd Street in Philadelphia; the documentation of this process is also included in the collection.
title
Stuart Teacher collection of Running Press material
creator
Teacher, Stuart
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1209
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
5.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
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circa 1866-2013, bulk 1965-1990
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This collection, dating from 1866 to 2013, contains published works, personal papers, business records and ephemera assembled by Stuart “Buz” Teacher, who founded Running Press with his brother, Lawrence “Larry” Teacher in 1972. Published works that inspired Running Press in its early years are included herein, along with documents that pertain to the publishing house's subsequent growth and sale to the Perseus Books Group in 2002. Around 1983, the Teacher brothers began restoring a townhouse at 125 South 22nd Street in Philadelphia; the documentation of this process is also included in the collection.
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Teacher, Stuart Bullitt, John C. (John Christian), 1824-1902 Perseus Publishing. Running Press Teacher, Lawrence, -2014
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Architectural drawings (visual works) Business records Legal documents Notebooks Photograph albums Photographs School records
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1897-1914
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Belle Époque, dating from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914, is described as a period of optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, and techonological, scientific, and cultural innovations during the French Third Republic. It is particularly known as an era in which the arts flourished in Paris and other European Francophone centers. This collection contains programs, publications, advertisements and tickets which document classical music and operatic performances at a variety of concert venues and music halls.
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Belle Époque musical concert and opera programs and periodicals collection
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PUSp.Print Coll. 30
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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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1897-1914
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The Belle Époque, dating from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914, is described as a period of optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, and techonological, scientific, and cultural innovations during the French Third Republic. It is particularly known as an era in which the arts flourished in Paris and other European Francophone centers. This collection contains programs, publications, advertisements and tickets which document classical music and operatic performances at a variety of concert venues and music halls.
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1890s 1900s 1910s
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French
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Concert programs Newspapers Ticket stubs
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1864-1905
Creator:
Hedderwick, Percy David, 1848-1920
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box and two oversized folders)
Percy David Hedderwick (1849-1920) was a Scottish engineer and inventor who patented an advanced rotary printing press in 1870 in addition to holding patents No. 1581 and 1958 for improvements to printing machinery such as automatic stopping and an apparatus for counting paper in the machines. This collection documents his efforts to patent his inventions and introduce them into the market.
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Percy David Hedderwick papers relating to printing press inventions
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Hedderwick, Percy David, 1848-1920
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1248
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1864-1905
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Percy David Hedderwick (1849-1920) was a Scottish engineer and inventor who patented an advanced rotary printing press in 1870 in addition to holding patents No. 1581 and 1958 for improvements to printing machinery such as automatic stopping and an apparatus for counting paper in the machines. This collection documents his efforts to patent his inventions and introduce them into the market.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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Hedderwick, Percy David, 1848-1920
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Blueprints (reprographic copies) Cabinet photographs Correspondence Patents
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Date added: 2017-02-27
1914-1965, undated
Creator:
Dwarkadas, Kanji, 1892-
Extent: 6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
The papers of Kanji Dwarkadas, an Indian politician and activist born in 1892, contain correspondence and writings by both Dwarkadas and some of his contemporaries, dating from 1914 to 1965. Active in Mumbai (then Bombay), Dwarkadas began his career alongside Annie Besant, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the Indian Home Rule movement. Letters to and from these individuals and many other important figures in twentieth century Indian politics are included in this collection, along with a number of interviews conducted by Dwarkadas. Beginning in the 1920s, Dwarkadas was actively involved in organizations to promote social welfare in Mumbai, such as the Prostitution Inquiry Committee and Children’s Aid Society (meeting minutes, resolutions and reports from these and other groups are included in the collection). Dwarkadas withdrew from politics in 1933 and focused his energies on labor organization and worker’s rights.
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Kanji Dwarkadas papers
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Dwarkadas, Kanji, 1892-
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PUSp. Ms. Coll. 1239
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1914-1965, undated
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The papers of Kanji Dwarkadas, an Indian politician and activist born in 1892, contain correspondence and writings by both Dwarkadas and some of his contemporaries, dating from 1914 to 1965. Active in Mumbai (then Bombay), Dwarkadas began his career alongside Annie Besant, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the Indian Home Rule movement. Letters to and from these individuals and many other important figures in twentieth century Indian politics are included in this collection, along with a number of interviews conducted by Dwarkadas. Beginning in the 1920s, Dwarkadas was actively involved in organizations to promote social welfare in Mumbai, such as the Prostitution Inquiry Committee and Children’s Aid Society (meeting minutes, resolutions and reports from these and other groups are included in the collection). Dwarkadas withdrew from politics in 1933 and focused his energies on labor organization and worker’s rights.
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Dwarkadas, Kanji, 1892- Besant, Annie, 1847-1933 Home Rule for India League. Pole, D. Graham (David Graham) Shiva Rao, B.
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Correspondence Diaries Interviews Minutes (Records) Transcripts Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-22
1908-1980
Creator:
Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
Extent: 37 linear feet (37 boxes)
John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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John W. Mauchly papers
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 925
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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37 linear feet (37 boxes)
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1908-1980
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John W. Mauchly (1907-1980) was a physicist, teacher, and a leader in the development of computers. With J. Presper Eckert, he invented the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), the Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer (EDVAC), the Binary Automatic Computer (BINAC), and the Universal Automatic Computer (UNIVAC). This first installment of Mauchly's papers documents Mauchly's youth, education, early career at Ursinus College, his work at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering, his partnership with J. Presper Eckert, with whom he formed two companies, the Electronic Control Company (ECC) and the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), and his work through 1959 with Remington Rand/Sperry Rand after its purchase of EMCC in 1950. Early work in programming, coding, compilers, routines and subroutines, and most importantly, the application of electronic computers in government, business, and industry, as well as the history of the computer, is well documented. Moreover, this collection provides a glimpse into the personal life of the remarkable man behind this work through his interactions with family, friends, and colleagues.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Mauchly, John W. (John William), 1907-1980 Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995 Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.). Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics. Moore School of Electrical Engineering. Remington Rand, Inc. Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division. United States. Army. Ordnance Corps. Univac Applications Research Center. University of Pennsylvania. Ursinus College.
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Business records Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Family papers Financial records Lectures Notes Patents Publications (document genre) Research notes School records Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1798
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1800
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1798
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A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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Codices Commonplace books Excerpts Manuscripts, English--18th century Quotations
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1822-1823
Creator:
Hull, William, 1778?-1840
Extent: 1 volume
Volume containing the travel diary of William Hull (1778?-1840). The volume traces his journey from Bombay (Mumbai), India to London, England spanning eight months from November 7, 1822 to July 17, 1823.
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Memoranda of a journey overland, with Mr. Melville and Mr. Bax, from Bombay to London by the Red Sea, Egypt, Malta, Sicily, Italy, Switzerland, and France, commencing from Bombay, November 7, 1822.
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Hull, William, 1778?-1840
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1807
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1822-1823
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Volume containing the travel diary of William Hull (1778?-1840). The volume traces his journey from Bombay (Mumbai), India to London, England spanning eight months from November 7, 1822 to July 17, 1823.
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1820s
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English
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Hull, William, 1778?-1840 Hull, Mildred
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Codices Diaries Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, English--19th century Pencil drawings
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1982
Creator:
Wolfe, Richard J.
Extent: 1 box (104 sheets)
A large flat box decorated with marbled paper consisting of 104 sheets of hand-made marbled paper designed and created by Wolfe.
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Richard J. Wolfe marbled paper collection
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Wolfe, Richard J.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1246
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (104 sheets)
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1982
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A large flat box decorated with marbled paper consisting of 104 sheets of hand-made marbled paper designed and created by Wolfe.
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Wolfe, Richard J. De Gennaro, Richard
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1836-1849
Creator:
Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
Extent: 2 volumes (+ 8 leaves)
Two paper-covered volumes containing recipes, instructions, and ingredients for dyeing fabrics, cloth, and yarns kept by Ludwig Arnold of Nuremberg, Germany spanning the years from 1836 to 1849.
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Ludwig Arnold recipes for dyes and dyeing
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Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1804
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes (+ 8 leaves)
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1836-1849
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Two paper-covered volumes containing recipes, instructions, and ingredients for dyeing fabrics, cloth, and yarns kept by Ludwig Arnold of Nuremberg, Germany spanning the years from 1836 to 1849.
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1830s 1840s
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German
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Arnold, Ludwig, active 1836-1860
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Codices Manuscripts, German--19th century Recipes
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1887
Creator:
Griscom, Clement Acton, 1868-1918
Extent: 1 volume
A photograph album comprised of portrait photographs from the University of Pennsylvania class of 1887 compiled by Clement Acton Griscom.
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Clement Acton Griscom photograph album
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Griscom, Clement Acton, 1868-1918
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1806
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1887
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A photograph album comprised of portrait photographs from the University of Pennsylvania class of 1887 compiled by Clement Acton Griscom.
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Griscom, Clement Acton, 1868-1918 Schoenberg, Lawrence J.
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Codices Manuscripts, American--19th century Photograph albums Photographs
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1822-1825
Creator:
Mallaby, Francis, 1793-1877
Extent: 2 volumes
Two volumes containing journals kept by master Francis Mallaby for the ship the Huntress one of seven ships owned by New York tea merchants Thomas H. Smith and Sons. Volume 1 provides a record of a voyage from New York to Canton and the return trip spanning eleven months from June 3, 1822 to May 4, 1823. Volume 2 contains entries of a four-month return trip from Canton to New York from August 4 to December 12, 1824.
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Francis Mallaby logbooks for the ship Huntress
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Mallaby, Francis, 1793-1877
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1805
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1822-1825
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Two volumes containing journals kept by master Francis Mallaby for the ship the Huntress one of seven ships owned by New York tea merchants Thomas H. Smith and Sons. Volume 1 provides a record of a voyage from New York to Canton and the return trip spanning eleven months from June 3, 1822 to May 4, 1823. Volume 2 contains entries of a four-month return trip from Canton to New York from August 4 to December 12, 1824.
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1820s
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Mallaby, Francis, 1793-1877 Huntress (Ship).
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Codices Manuscripts, American--19th century Ships' logs
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Date added: 2017-02-20
1859-1860
Creator:
Bobrek, Leopold, active 1840-1860
Extent: 1 volume
This slim, paper-bound volume comprises a treatise on the methods for distillation of liquors with over thirty-five detailed and explanatory recipes for various spirits. The volume was written in German by Leopold Bobrek spanning the years from 1859 to 1860.
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Rezeptbuch: Alkoholische getränke-herstellung spezialität Liköre
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Bobrek, Leopold, active 1840-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1810
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1859-1860
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This slim, paper-bound volume comprises a treatise on the methods for distillation of liquors with over thirty-five detailed and explanatory recipes for various spirits. The volume was written in German by Leopold Bobrek spanning the years from 1859 to 1860.
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1850s 1860s
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German
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Bobrek, Leopold, active 1840-1860 Brobek, Hugo, 1872?-1943
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Codices Diagrams Drawings (visual works) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts, German--19th century Recipes
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