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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2017-04-24
after 1941
Creator:
Snyder, Adelaide B., 1881-1962
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Adelaide B. Snyder (1881-1962) was a director and producer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who worked most notably at the Little Theatre of Philadelphia, now known as the Plays and Players Theatre. This collection contains her director's copy of The Beautiful People, a play written by William Saroyan and published in 1941. This copy is heavily annotated and includes extensive stage directions and other director’s notes.
title
Adelaide B. Snyder director's copy of The Beautiful People by William Saroyan
creator
Snyder, Adelaide B., 1881-1962
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1298
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
after 1941
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abstract/scope/contents
Adelaide B. Snyder (1881-1962) was a director and producer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who worked most notably at the Little Theatre of Philadelphia, now known as the Plays and Players Theatre. This collection contains her director's copy of The Beautiful People, a play written by William Saroyan and published in 1941. This copy is heavily annotated and includes extensive stage directions and other director’s notes.
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English
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Snyder, Adelaide B., 1881-1962 Saroyan, William, 1908-1981
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Notes Plays (performed works) Scripts
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Date added: 2017-04-24
circa 1920-1937
Creator:
Wilson, Helen Godey, 1879-1937
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Helen Godey Wilson (1879-1937) was an avid book collector and the granddaughter of Lewis A. Godey, publisher of Godey's Lady's Book. This collection contains an alphabetical catalog of William McFee (1881-1966) books owned by Wilson, written in her own hand, along with a letter from McFee to Wilson, a bibliographic checklist of McFee's first editions, sales lists of William McFee books from various booksellers, and a biographical sketch of McFee by Harry E. Maule. These items date roughly between 1920 and 1937.
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Helen Godey Wilson catalog of books by William McFee
creator
Wilson, Helen Godey, 1879-1937
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1299
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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circa 1920-1937
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Helen Godey Wilson (1879-1937) was an avid book collector and the granddaughter of Lewis A. Godey, publisher of Godey's Lady's Book. This collection contains an alphabetical catalog of William McFee (1881-1966) books owned by Wilson, written in her own hand, along with a letter from McFee to Wilson, a bibliographic checklist of McFee's first editions, sales lists of William McFee books from various booksellers, and a biographical sketch of McFee by Harry E. Maule. These items date roughly between 1920 and 1937.
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English
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Wilson, Helen Godey, 1879-1937 McFee, William, 1881-1966
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Citations (bibliographic references) Correspondence
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Date added: 2017-04-24
1970-1971
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings of reviews from Ernest Hemingway’s Islands in the Stream, published posthumously in 1970. There are several advanced notice announcements from April to October 1970 and book reviews from October 1970 to May 1971.
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Reviews of Ernest Hemingway's Islands in the Stream
creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1286
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1970-1971
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This collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings of reviews from Ernest Hemingway’s Islands in the Stream, published posthumously in 1970. There are several advanced notice announcements from April to October 1970 and book reviews from October 1970 to May 1971.
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1970s
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English
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Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
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Clippings (information artifacts) Reviews (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-24
circa 1885-1921
Creator:
Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Morris Jastrow (1861-1921) was a professor of Semitic languages and libriarian-in-chief at the University of Pennsylvania from 1885 to 1921. This collection contains lecture notes that likely come from a class taught by Morris Jastrow. These handwritten lecture notes discuss the contents, history and meaning of the Talmud, Hebrew festivals and worship sacrifice.
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Morris Jastrow lecture notes on the Talmud, Hebrew festivals, and worship sacrifice
creator
Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1294
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
circa 1885-1921
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Morris Jastrow (1861-1921) was a professor of Semitic languages and libriarian-in-chief at the University of Pennsylvania from 1885 to 1921. This collection contains lecture notes that likely come from a class taught by Morris Jastrow. These handwritten lecture notes discuss the contents, history and meaning of the Talmud, Hebrew festivals and worship sacrifice.
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English
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Jastrow, Morris, Jr., 1861-1921 University of Pennsylvania.
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Lecture notes Lectures Manuscripts (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-24
1928
Creator:
Barton, George A. (George Aaron), 1859-1942
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Reverend George Aaron Barton (1859-1942) was an author and professor of Semitic languages and the history of religion at the University of Pennsylvania from 1922 until his death. This collection contains an annotated manuscript of Barton’s Studies in New Testament Christianity, which was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 1928.
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George Aaron Barton Studies in New Testament Christianity manuscript
creator
Barton, George A. (George Aaron), 1859-1942
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1295
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1928
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Reverend George Aaron Barton (1859-1942) was an author and professor of Semitic languages and the history of religion at the University of Pennsylvania from 1922 until his death. This collection contains an annotated manuscript of Barton’s Studies in New Testament Christianity, which was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 1928.
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English
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Barton, George A. (George Aaron), 1859-1942
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Manuscripts (document genre) Photographs Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-24
1910-1972
Creator:
Felker, James Kay, 1922, 1998
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
This is a collection of materials from the life of James K. Felker (1922-1998) providing insight into the thoughts of a young man in the United States Navy during World War II and supplemented by extensive documentation between these two parties. A fair amount of Felker's personal life is captured here as well, through general correspondence, educational information, family photographs and general ephemera.
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James K. Felker papers
creator
Felker, James Kay, 1922, 1998
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PUSp.Ms. Coll.1272
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.8 linear foot (2 boxes and 1 oversized folder)
inclusive date
1910-1972
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This is a collection of materials from the life of James K. Felker (1922-1998) providing insight into the thoughts of a young man in the United States Navy during World War II and supplemented by extensive documentation between these two parties. A fair amount of Felker's personal life is captured here as well, through general correspondence, educational information, family photographs and general ephemera.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Felker, James Kay, 1922, 1998 Felker, James Kay, 1922, 1998 United States. Navy.
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Correspondence Diaries Family papers Military records Photographs School records
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Date added: 2017-04-24
1935-1936
Creator:
Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Margaret Deland (1857-1945) was American novelist and poet. This collection includes the original manuscript and drafts for Deland’s final book, Golden Yesterdays, a memoir published in 1941 when she was 84 years old and which follows her early life from her teens through her courtship and relationship with her husband, Lorin Deland.
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Margaret Deland manuscript and draft of Golden Yesterdays
creator
Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1287
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1935-1936
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Margaret Deland (1857-1945) was American novelist and poet. This collection includes the original manuscript and drafts for Deland’s final book, Golden Yesterdays, a memoir published in 1941 when she was 84 years old and which follows her early life from her teens through her courtship and relationship with her husband, Lorin Deland.
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1930s
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English
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Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945 Deland, Lorin F., (Lorin Fuller), 1855-1917 Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945
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Drafts (documents) Manuscripts (document genre) Memoirs Typescripts
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Date added: 2017-04-18
1948-1960
Creator:
Creese, Margaret
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Margaret Villiers Morton Creese (1899-2002) graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1921 and was actively involved in supporting education, women's voting rights, and mental health issues throughout her life. This collection contains printed resources and a letter from the Teachers Union of Philadelphia documenting McCarthyism in American public schools during the middle of the 20th century.
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Margaret Creese collection on McCarthyism in schools
creator
Creese, Margaret
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1291
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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1948-1960
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Margaret Villiers Morton Creese (1899-2002) graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1921 and was actively involved in supporting education, women's voting rights, and mental health issues throughout her life. This collection contains printed resources and a letter from the Teachers Union of Philadelphia documenting McCarthyism in American public schools during the middle of the 20th century.
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Creese, Margaret Zoll, Allen Alderson, 1924-
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Publications (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-18
1936
Creator:
McIntyre, John Thomas, 1871-1951
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
John Thomas McIntyre (1871-1951) was an American novelist best known for his 1936 crime novel, Steps Going Down. This collection contains the annotated and corrected draft of his 1937 novel, Ferment.
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John T. McIntyre draft of Ferment
creator
McIntyre, John Thomas, 1871-1951
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1289
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet
inclusive date
1936
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John Thomas McIntyre (1871-1951) was an American novelist best known for his 1936 crime novel, Steps Going Down. This collection contains the annotated and corrected draft of his 1937 novel, Ferment.
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English
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McIntyre, John Thomas, 1871-1951
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Drafts (documents) Novels Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-18
1956-1957
Creator:
Grinioff, Vladimir B., 1911-2001
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Vladimir B. Grinioff (1911-2001) was an economist for the Federal Reserve Board and the United States Department of State and an author. In 1957, Grinioff published Tale of a Whistling Shrimp which was later titled The Banker’s Daughter. This collection contains cover art drafts, galley prints, original manuscripts, and revised manuscripts of Tale of a Whistling Shrimp.
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Vladimir B. Grinioff papers on Tale of a Whistling Shrimp
creator
Grinioff, Vladimir B., 1911-2001
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1284
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1956-1957
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Vladimir B. Grinioff (1911-2001) was an economist for the Federal Reserve Board and the United States Department of State and an author. In 1957, Grinioff published Tale of a Whistling Shrimp which was later titled The Banker’s Daughter. This collection contains cover art drafts, galley prints, original manuscripts, and revised manuscripts of Tale of a Whistling Shrimp.
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1950s
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English
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Grinioff, Vladimir B., 1911-2001
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Drafts (documents) Galley proofs Manuscripts (document genre) Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-18
1936
Creator:
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Alfred Edward Newton (1864-1940) was an American author and book collector. He is best known for his 1918 book, Amenities of Book Collecting. He is also credited with having popularized book collecting between 1910 and 1930. This collection contains a typescript draft and printer's proofs for his 1936 book, Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography.
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A. Edward Newton draft and proofs of Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography
creator
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1288
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
1936
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Alfred Edward Newton (1864-1940) was an American author and book collector. He is best known for his 1918 book, Amenities of Book Collecting. He is also credited with having popularized book collecting between 1910 and 1930. This collection contains a typescript draft and printer's proofs for his 1936 book, Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography.
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Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940
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Drafts (documents) Galley proofs Page proofs Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-17
1974-1992
Creator:
Singing Horse Press.
Extent: 21 boxes
The collection comprises correspondence (485 folders in 20 boxes) and production materials related to Paper Air (23 folders in one box). The correspondence includes solicitations for poetry from Gil Ott and the responses that he received. The poets’ works were either published as books by Singing Horse Press or in the magazine Paper Air.
title
Singing Horse Press records
creator
Singing Horse Press.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 389
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
21 boxes
inclusive date
1974-1992
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abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises correspondence (485 folders in 20 boxes) and production materials related to Paper Air (23 folders in one box). The correspondence includes solicitations for poetry from Gil Ott and the responses that he received. The poets’ works were either published as books by Singing Horse Press or in the magazine Paper Air.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Singing Horse Press.
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Correspondence Manuscripts for publication
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Date added: 2017-04-17
1973-2003
Creator:
Singing Horse Press.
Extent: 11 boxes
The collection comprises correspondence and publication materials for works of poetry published by Singing Horse Press.
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Singing Horse Press supplementary records
creator
Singing Horse Press.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 609
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
11 boxes
inclusive date
1973-2003
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abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises correspondence and publication materials for works of poetry published by Singing Horse Press.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Singing Horse Press. Ott, Gil, (Gilbert Frederic), 1950-2004
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Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts for publication
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Date added: 2017-04-17
1723-2006
(Bulk: 1967-2006)
Creator:
Gotham Book Mart.
Extent: 79 linear feet (95 boxes)
The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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Gotham Book Mart records
creator
Gotham Book Mart.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll.1025
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
79 linear feet (95 boxes)
inclusive date
1723-2006
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1967-2006
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The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Gotham Book Mart. Black Sparrow Press. Brown, Andreas Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 Steloff, Frances, 1887-1989 Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
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Audiovisual materials Book catalogs Broadsides (notices) Business records Cabinet photographs Correspondence Genealogies (histories) Legal documents Manuscripts (document genre) Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Postcards Sales records Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2017-04-17
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.
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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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Date added: 2017-04-17
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 & Company, 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 & 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)
inclusive date
1914-1931
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This is a collection of business records of two Philadelphia publishing firms, J.P. Horn & Co. and Campion & Company, 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)
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Date added: 2017-04-14
1906, undated
Creator:
Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection offers insight into Jackson’s intellectual activity as a theater historian. It includes a manuscript of an unpublished essay on the history of American dramatic literature, an alphabetical listing of American playwrights, a collection of portraits of 18th-century actors, and handwritten notes on the theatrical history of pre-and post-revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson manuscripts and notes
creator
Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1220
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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1906, undated
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection offers insight into Jackson’s intellectual activity as a theater historian. It includes a manuscript of an unpublished essay on the history of American dramatic literature, an alphabetical listing of American playwrights, a collection of portraits of 18th-century actors, and handwritten notes on the theatrical history of pre-and post-revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946 Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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Manuscripts (document genre) Research notes Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2017-04-14
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
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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 (document genre)
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1983-2002
(Bulk: 1989-1992)
Creator:
Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
Stephen Berg was a Philadelphia born poet, professor, and editor of the American Poetry Review. The vast majority of this collection includes letters from Stephen Berg to Seth Fagen written between 1983 and 2002. Letters addressed to Seth Fagen by other authors occupy a small segment of the collection, as well as miscellaneous enclosures, 1990-1993, and two works of poetry by Stephen Berg.
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Stephen Berg letters to Seth Fagen
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Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1211
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1983-2002
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1989-1992
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Stephen Berg was a Philadelphia born poet, professor, and editor of the American Poetry Review. The vast majority of this collection includes letters from Stephen Berg to Seth Fagen written between 1983 and 2002. Letters addressed to Seth Fagen by other authors occupy a small segment of the collection, as well as miscellaneous enclosures, 1990-1993, and two works of poetry by Stephen Berg.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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1980s 1990s
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English
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Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014 American Poetry Review. Fagen, Seth
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Correspondence
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1919-1969
(Bulk: 1943-1945)
Creator:
Sruogiene, Vanda, 1899-
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Vanda Sruoga (1899-1997) was a Lithuanian historian and educator and the wife of prominent Lithuanian writer Balys Sruoga. Balys Sruoga (1896-1947) was a poet, playwright, critic, and literary theorist. In 1943, he was sent to Stutthof Concentration Camp. Vanda Sruoga collected Balys Sruoga’s letters from the camp, as well as additional writing he produced during this time. She typed and translated some of the letters from German into Lithuanian and added her own notes. Vanda Sruoga also collected letters she received from Vincas Kreve, another prominent Lithuanian writer.
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Vanda Sruoga collection of copies of Balys Sruoga and Vincas Kreve materials
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Sruogiene, Vanda, 1899-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1255
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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1919-1969
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1943-1945
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Vanda Sruoga (1899-1997) was a Lithuanian historian and educator and the wife of prominent Lithuanian writer Balys Sruoga. Balys Sruoga (1896-1947) was a poet, playwright, critic, and literary theorist. In 1943, he was sent to Stutthof Concentration Camp. Vanda Sruoga collected Balys Sruoga’s letters from the camp, as well as additional writing he produced during this time. She typed and translated some of the letters from German into Lithuanian and added her own notes. Vanda Sruoga also collected letters she received from Vincas Kreve, another prominent Lithuanian writer.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1940s
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English
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Sruogiene, Vanda, 1899- Kreve-Mickevicius, Vincas, 1882-1954 Sruoga, Balys, 1896-1947 Stutthof (Concentration camp).
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Correspondence Reprographic copies Translations (documents) Typescripts Writings (document genre)
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1922-1929
Creator:
Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John Muirhead Macfarlane (1855-1943) was a Scottish botanist and professor at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Pennsylvania as well as the director of Penn’s Botanic Garden.This collection includes several manuscripts and typescripts for planned publications by James Muirhead Macfarlane, dating from 1923 to 1930. Writings include Fishes the Source of Petroleum, "The Fishes of the Ancient Mediterranean Basin in Relation to Supplies of Petroleum," a report from the Spec. American Petroleum Institute, "The Origin and Amount of Petroleum Supplies: A Study, a Criticism, and a Review of Criticisms," and "The Evolution and Distribution of Asclepiadaceae."
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John Muirhead Macfarlane writings
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Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1251
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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1922-1929
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John Muirhead Macfarlane (1855-1943) was a Scottish botanist and professor at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Pennsylvania as well as the director of Penn’s Botanic Garden.This collection includes several manuscripts and typescripts for planned publications by James Muirhead Macfarlane, dating from 1923 to 1930. Writings include Fishes the Source of Petroleum, "The Fishes of the Ancient Mediterranean Basin in Relation to Supplies of Petroleum," a report from the Spec. American Petroleum Institute, "The Origin and Amount of Petroleum Supplies: A Study, a Criticism, and a Review of Criticisms," and "The Evolution and Distribution of Asclepiadaceae."
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1920s
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English
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Macfarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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Writings (document genre)
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1879-1977
Creator:
Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967
Extent: 63 linear feet (132 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers document the literary career and the personal and professional life of twentieth-century American novelist and writer Waldo David Frank. Comprising correspondence, writings, publicity, writings by others, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings spanning from 1879 to 1977, the collection contains 132 boxes and 3565 folders. The correspondence documents Frank's personal and professional relationships with writers, editors, artists, friends, and family. Letters from friendships with other writers and artists such as Jean Toomer, Sherwood Anderson, Alfred Stieglitz, Lewis Mumford, Van Wyck Brooks, and Hart Crane document congenial collaborations, sharing of ideas, and disagreements. The writings contain his notebooks, major works, articles, essays, and early writings tracing Frank's works and ideas of society and culture with psychological and social themes of man and his environment. Frank's passion for the culture and study of Spain, Latin America, and Mexico is apparent in correspondence and his research, preserved through notes and photographs of South America and Mexico. Letters and photographs display Frank's relationships with family members, his wives (Margaret Naumburg, Alma Magoon Frank, and Jean Klempner Frank) and his children. The materials in this collection divulge not only the writings of Waldo Frank, but the struggles of the writer and his encounters with himself and society as he seeks his vision of truth in the world. He was courageous in the face of his critics and his political enemies even when experiencing both written and physical attacks. Even though Frank claimed he was an outsider he was embraced by the people and cultures he championed and studied. Although largely forgotten by the end of his lifetime, his correspondence, writings, and ideas remain, providing insight into literary circles, political ideas, and historical events in the United States and Latin America during the early- to mid-twentieth century.
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Waldo Frank papers
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Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 823
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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63 linear feet (132 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1879-1977
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The papers document the literary career and the personal and professional life of twentieth-century American novelist and writer Waldo David Frank. Comprising correspondence, writings, publicity, writings by others, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, and clippings spanning from 1879 to 1977, the collection contains 132 boxes and 3565 folders. The correspondence documents Frank's personal and professional relationships with writers, editors, artists, friends, and family. Letters from friendships with other writers and artists such as Jean Toomer, Sherwood Anderson, Alfred Stieglitz, Lewis Mumford, Van Wyck Brooks, and Hart Crane document congenial collaborations, sharing of ideas, and disagreements. The writings contain his notebooks, major works, articles, essays, and early writings tracing Frank's works and ideas of society and culture with psychological and social themes of man and his environment. Frank's passion for the culture and study of Spain, Latin America, and Mexico is apparent in correspondence and his research, preserved through notes and photographs of South America and Mexico. Letters and photographs display Frank's relationships with family members, his wives (Margaret Naumburg, Alma Magoon Frank, and Jean Klempner Frank) and his children. The materials in this collection divulge not only the writings of Waldo Frank, but the struggles of the writer and his encounters with himself and society as he seeks his vision of truth in the world. He was courageous in the face of his critics and his political enemies even when experiencing both written and physical attacks. Even though Frank claimed he was an outsider he was embraced by the people and cultures he championed and studied. Although largely forgotten by the end of his lifetime, his correspondence, writings, and ideas remain, providing insight into literary circles, political ideas, and historical events in the United States and Latin America during the early- to mid-twentieth century.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967 Aguilar, S. A. de Ediciones. Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Baekeland, Brooks Barnet, Aimée Barney, Charles G. Bazalgette, Léon, 1873-1928 Benardete, M. J. (Maír José), 1895- Bittner, William, 1921-1977 Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 Boni & Liveright. Boussinesq, Hélène Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951 Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Brousseau, Jule Caplan, Debrorah Frank, 1931- Carnevali, Emanuel Charles Scribner's Sons. Clurman, Harold, 1901- Copeau, Jacques, 1879-1949 Cornell, Kathryn Snider Cox, Mary Hodge Crane, Hart, 1899-1932 Cuevas de Vera, Tota Cárdenas, Lázaro, 1895-1970 Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977 Dana, Marion Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Editorial Losada. Espinoza, Enrique, 1898-1987 Frank, Alma Magoon, 1898- Frank, Helene Rosenberg Frank, Jean Klempner Frank, Julius J., 1852- Frank, Michal, 1931- Frank, Thomas, 1922- Gide, André, 1869-1951 Hart Dávalos, Armando Hartley, Marsden, 1871-1943 Hennecke, Hans Houghton Mifflin Company. Iznaga, Alcides Jewish Agency for Palestine. Klein, George S., (George Stuart), 1917-1971 Klyce, Scudder, 1879-1933 Kurti, Kitty Larrea, Juan Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 League of American Writers. Lecuna, Vicente, 1870-1954 Literary and Theatrical Agency of the syndicate of Czech Authors. Léon-Felipe, 1884-1968 Mallea, Eduardo, 1903-1982 Malraux, André, 1901-1976 Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977 Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973 Martin, William A. Matthews, E. de P., (Elva de Pue) Maurín, Joaquín, 1897-1973 McCourt, Edna Wahlert McKerr-Kaston, M. H. de Rohan Mishnun-Hardman, Virginia Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957 Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Munson, Gorham Bert, 1896-1969 Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 Naruse, Seiichi, 1892-1936 Nation. Naumburg, Margaret, b. 1890 New Century Fellowship. New Republic. New York Times Company. Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997 O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986 Ocampo, Victoria, 1890-1979 Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963 Oko, Adolph S. (Adolph Sigmund), 1883-1944 Oko, Dorothy Kuhn Oliver, Maria Rosa, 1898-1977 Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 Openhym, Wilfred A. Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932 Ornstein, Leo, 1892-2002 Porset, Clara, 1895-1981 Pratt, Julia Follensbee Rees, Richard, 1900- Reyes, Alfonso, 1889-1959 Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944 Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946 Rougemont, Simone de Salvatierra, Manolo A. Sanín, Cano Baldomero, 1861-1957 Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963 Seidenberg, Roderick, 1889-1974 Smith, Anthony Wayne Staininger, Otto Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Sánchez, Luis Alberto, 1900-1994 Tighe, Margot Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967 Whipple, Edward Willingham, John R. Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 Young, Ladine, 1906-
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Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts, American--20th century Notebooks Photographs Poems Scrapbooks Typescripts
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circa 1890-1965 (bulk dates 1897-1955)
Creator:
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
Extent: 244 linear feet (503 boxes)
Contains 22 series, including correspondence (118 boxes); legal matters (7 boxes); writings (260 boxes), comprising books, essays, short stories, poems, plays, screenplays, radio scripts, addresses, lectures, interviews, introductions, and prefaces; journals edited by Dreiser (6 boxes); notes (9 boxes); diaries (5 boxes); biographical material (1 box); memorabilia (41 boxes), comprising scrapbooks, photographs, art work, promotional material, postcards, and miscellanea; financial records (5 boxes); clippings (23 boxes); works by others (12 boxes); and oversize materials (2 boxes). Also includes materials regarding various family members: brother Paul Dresser (8 boxes of correspondence, sheet music and lyric sheets, clippings and memorabilia, and two plays written by Dresser); second wife Helen Dreiser (4 boxes of diaries and other writings); and niece Vera Dreiser (2 boxes of correspondence).
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Theodore Dreiser papers
creator
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 30
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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244 linear feet (503 boxes)
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circa 1890-1965 (bulk dates 1897-1955)
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Contains 22 series, including correspondence (118 boxes); legal matters (7 boxes); writings (260 boxes), comprising books, essays, short stories, poems, plays, screenplays, radio scripts, addresses, lectures, interviews, introductions, and prefaces; journals edited by Dreiser (6 boxes); notes (9 boxes); diaries (5 boxes); biographical material (1 box); memorabilia (41 boxes), comprising scrapbooks, photographs, art work, promotional material, postcards, and miscellanea; financial records (5 boxes); clippings (23 boxes); works by others (12 boxes); and oversize materials (2 boxes). Also includes materials regarding various family members: brother Paul Dresser (8 boxes of correspondence, sheet music and lyric sheets, clippings and memorabilia, and two plays written by Dresser); second wife Helen Dreiser (4 boxes of diaries and other writings); and niece Vera Dreiser (2 boxes of correspondence).
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English
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Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945
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Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Correspondence Diaries Essays Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Plays (performed works) Poems Short stories, American--19th century Speeches Writings (document genre)
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1872-1983
(Bulk: 1900-1963)
Creator:
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963
Extent: 142 boxes
Collection contains 54 boxes of professional and family correspondence; 68 boxes of writings by Brooks, including typescripts, galleys, and notes for books, articles, prefaces, and addresses, as well as juvenalia, diaries, and notebooks; and 20 boxes of memorabilia, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
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Van Wyck Brooks papers
creator
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 650
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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142 boxes
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1872-1983
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1900-1963
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Collection contains 54 boxes of professional and family correspondence; 68 boxes of writings by Brooks, including typescripts, galleys, and notes for books, articles, prefaces, and addresses, as well as juvenalia, diaries, and notebooks; and 20 boxes of memorabilia, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Brooks, Charles Van Wyck, 1912- Brooks, Eleanor Stimson, d. 1945 Brooks, Gladys S.
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Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts for publication Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Writings (document genre)
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1892-1968
Creator:
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
Extent: 40 boxes
Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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Wanda Gág papers
creator
Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 310
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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40 boxes
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1892-1968
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Personal papers of Wanda Gág, including correspondence to and from Wanda, as well as letters to and from Alma Schmidt Scott, a biographer of Gág, and letters among Gág family members; writings, such as diaries, children’s books, autobiographical works, and juvenilia; notes for talks and for writings; artwork; exhibition catalogs and related publicity material; writings about Gág, including obituaries, biographical pieces, and book reviews; financial records; materials regarding the Estate of Wanda Gág; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; photographs; and examples of Happiwork, a product for children created by Gág.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Gág, Wanda , 1893-1946
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Correspondence Diaries Drawings (visual works) Financial records Photographs Prints Watercolors (paintings) Writings (document genre)
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