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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-27
1950-2003
(Bulk: 1980-2003)
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 66 boxes
This collection contains correspondence and administrative records supplementing the main collection of records, focusing on the 1980s and 1990s, with detailed records on committee activities and publications. Several officers of the AMS figure prominently in the collection. The supplementary records overlap chronologically and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 221, American Musicological Society Records.
title
American Musicological Society supplementary records
creator
American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 645
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
66 boxes
inclusive date
1950-2003
bulk date
1980-2003
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This collection contains correspondence and administrative records supplementing the main collection of records, focusing on the 1980s and 1990s, with detailed records on committee activities and publications. Several officers of the AMS figure prominently in the collection. The supplementary records overlap chronologically and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 221, American Musicological Society Records.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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American Musicological Society.
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Correspondence Financial records
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Date added: 2014-08-27
circa 1833-1845
Creator:
Thomas Langton, 1771-, Author
Extent: 1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
Personal general topic index created by Thomas Langton between 1833-1845.
title
Thomas Langton Index
creator
Thomas Langton, 1771-, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1023
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
inclusive date
circa 1833-1845
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Personal general topic index created by Thomas Langton between 1833-1845.
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English
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Thomas Langton, 1771- Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain).
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Indexes (reference sources) Manuscripts, English--19th century
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-26
1935-1990
(Bulk: 1966-1984)
Creator:
Morris, Mabel Harmon
Extent: 3 linear feet
Mabel Morris was a public health nurse. After graduating from Mercy Hospital Columbia University Teachers College, she was employed by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Temple University, and the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia. This collection contains correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and alumni memorabilia, articles, teaching aides, and a small selection of photographs.
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Mabel Harmon Morris papers
creator
Morris, Mabel Harmon
id
PU-N.MC 84
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
extent
3 linear feet
inclusive date
1935-1990
bulk date
1966-1984
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Mabel Morris was a public health nurse. After graduating from Mercy Hospital Columbia University Teachers College, she was employed by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Temple University, and the Visiting Nurse Society of Philadelphia. This collection contains correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, and alumni memorabilia, articles, teaching aides, and a small selection of photographs.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Morris, Mabel Harmon Morris, Mabel Harmon United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Division of Nursing.
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Personal papers
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Date added: 2014-08-25
1831-1932
(Bulk: 1880-1924)
Creator:
Robinson, Charles Mulford, 1869-1917
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Charles Mulford Robinson (1869-1917) was a newspaper editor, author, and professor celebrated as one of the United States' first urban planners and early proponents of the "City Beautiful" movement. This collection features several of his urban improvement reports delivered to communities which solicited his services as a "civic advisor," as well as the personal correspondence of him and his wife Eliza; newspaper clippings about his life, death, and activities; scrapbooks; poems, prose-pieces, hymns, and plays composed by Robinson in his spare time; photographs; and other personal records from throughout his life.
title
Charles Mulford Robinson papers
creator
Robinson, Charles Mulford, 1869-1917
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1010
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1831-1932
bulk date
1880-1924
abstract/scope/contents
Charles Mulford Robinson (1869-1917) was a newspaper editor, author, and professor celebrated as one of the United States' first urban planners and early proponents of the "City Beautiful" movement. This collection features several of his urban improvement reports delivered to communities which solicited his services as a "civic advisor," as well as the personal correspondence of him and his wife Eliza; newspaper clippings about his life, death, and activities; scrapbooks; poems, prose-pieces, hymns, and plays composed by Robinson in his spare time; photographs; and other personal records from throughout his life.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Robinson, Charles Mulford, 1869-1917 Robinson, Eliza Ten Eyck Pruyn, 1870-1956
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Correspondence Pamphlets Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
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Date added: 2014-08-22
1932
Creator:
Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edgar L. Potts (1893-1970) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and a theater enthusiast. During his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he wrote his thesis, "History of Philadelphia Theatre, 1890-1900." This collection documents his research for and writing of his dissertation and contains two typed drafts of the dissertation and his research into the chronological listing of plays performed in Philadelphia in the year 1890.
title
Edgar L. Potts dissertation and research on Philadelphia theater
creator
Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1019
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1932
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Edgar L. Potts (1893-1970) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and a theater enthusiast. During his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he wrote his thesis, "History of Philadelphia Theatre, 1890-1900." This collection documents his research for and writing of his dissertation and contains two typed drafts of the dissertation and his research into the chronological listing of plays performed in Philadelphia in the year 1890.
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English
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Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
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Dissertations Research notes
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Date added: 2014-08-22
1937-1989
(Bulk: 1963-1989)
Creator:
Aresty, Esther B.
Extent: 7 linear feet (14 boxes)
Esther B. Aresty (1908-2000) was a cookbook collector and culinary historian who wrote on food, cooking and etiquette. This collection documents Aresty's personal and professional activities, primarily through correspondence, publication drafts, and research materials regarding her books, entitled The Grand Venture (1963), The Delectable Past (1964), The Best Behavior (1970), and The Exquisite Table (1980).
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Esther B. Aresty papers
creator
Aresty, Esther B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1004
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
inclusive date
1937-1989
bulk date
1963-1989
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Esther B. Aresty (1908-2000) was a cookbook collector and culinary historian who wrote on food, cooking and etiquette. This collection documents Aresty's personal and professional activities, primarily through correspondence, publication drafts, and research materials regarding her books, entitled The Grand Venture (1963), The Delectable Past (1964), The Best Behavior (1970), and The Exquisite Table (1980).
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Aresty, Esther B.
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Auction catalogs Color slides Correspondence Drafts (documents) Printed ephemera Publications Research notes
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Date added: 2014-08-22
1897-1964
(Bulk: 1947-1964)
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Evans Dental Institute, today known as the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, was founded in 1878 as the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. The Stomatological Society was a professional organization based within the school, active in the middle of the twentieth century, that served to further the knowledge and interests of dentists and dental students. The collection is comprised of papers used by officers of the Stomatological Society to manage the organization. Financial documents, membership applications, secretary and treasurer's ledgers and a small amount of memorabilia comprise the bulk of the collection.
title
Stomatological Society of Evans Dental Institute records
creator
University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1008
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1897-1964
bulk date
1947-1964
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The Evans Dental Institute, today known as the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, was founded in 1878 as the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery. The Stomatological Society was a professional organization based within the school, active in the middle of the twentieth century, that served to further the knowledge and interests of dentists and dental students. The collection is comprised of papers used by officers of the Stomatological Society to manage the organization. Financial documents, membership applications, secretary and treasurer's ledgers and a small amount of memorabilia comprise the bulk of the collection.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Correspondence Financial records Membership lists
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Date added: 2014-08-22
1900-1939
Creator:
Reber, Joel Howard
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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Joel Howard Reber correspondence
creator
Reber, Joel Howard
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1011
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1900-1939
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abstract/scope/contents
Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Reber, Joel Howard
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2014-08-22
1959-2001
Creator:
Rieff, Philip, 1922-2006
Extent: 2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
Philip Rieff (1922-2006) was an American sociologist, cultural critic and professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 to 1992. He is best known for his critiques of Freud and Freud's influence on society and morality in Western cultures. The collection is almost entirely composed of letters and postcards written to Rieff alongside a small number he authored himself. The subjects of the correspondences are largely personal, ranging from social letters with friends to thank-you letters from prior students. There is a large body of correspondence from Evelyn Joll (1925-2001), an art dealer and scholar who specialized in the work of the British painter J. M. W. Turner. There are also a small number of documents from academic and professional bodies, such as the letter awarding Rieff a Guggenheim fellowship in 1970.
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Philip Rieff correspondence
creator
Rieff, Philip, 1922-2006
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1006
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.6 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1959-2001
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abstract/scope/contents
Philip Rieff (1922-2006) was an American sociologist, cultural critic and professor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1961 to 1992. He is best known for his critiques of Freud and Freud's influence on society and morality in Western cultures. The collection is almost entirely composed of letters and postcards written to Rieff alongside a small number he authored himself. The subjects of the correspondences are largely personal, ranging from social letters with friends to thank-you letters from prior students. There is a large body of correspondence from Evelyn Joll (1925-2001), an art dealer and scholar who specialized in the work of the British painter J. M. W. Turner. There are also a small number of documents from academic and professional bodies, such as the letter awarding Rieff a Guggenheim fellowship in 1970.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Rieff, Philip, 1922-2006 Joll, Evelyn, 1925-
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Correspondence
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Date added: 2014-08-22
1900s-1960s
Creator:
Allen, Hope Emily
Extent: 9.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Hope Emily Allen (1883–1960) was a medieval scholar best known for the discovery of the Book of Margery Kempe and for her research on Richard Rolle. Earning an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe, Allen dedicated her entire life to her scholarship, never taking any teaching appointments. The collection consists of photocopies, and film reels of a number of works that Allen used in her research. Additionally there is a small amount of correspondence related to Allen. Researchers interested in the works in this collection should take note that there are no originals, only reproductions.
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Hope Emily Allen collection
creator
Allen, Hope Emily
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 993
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
9.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
inclusive date
1900s-1960s
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Hope Emily Allen (1883–1960) was a medieval scholar best known for the discovery of the Book of Margery Kempe and for her research on Richard Rolle. Earning an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe, Allen dedicated her entire life to her scholarship, never taking any teaching appointments. The collection consists of photocopies, and film reels of a number of works that Allen used in her research. Additionally there is a small amount of correspondence related to Allen. Researchers interested in the works in this collection should take note that there are no originals, only reproductions.
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English
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Allen, Hope Emily Rolle, Richard, 1290?-1349
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Microfilms Reprographic copies
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Date added: 2014-08-19
1947
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Rare Book Room at the University of Pennsylvania opened on May 27, 1947. The opening was attended by more than five hundred guests, and speeches were given by Dr. Charles W. David, Director of Libraries; President George W. McClelland; Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach; and the primary speaker for the evening, Randolph G. Adams, Director of the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan. The collection contains administrative documents pertaining to the planning of the event including program details, correspondence, acceptances, and regrets.
title
University of Pennsylvania Library records regarding the opening of the Rare Book Room
creator
University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1013
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1947
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abstract/scope/contents
The Rare Book Room at the University of Pennsylvania opened on May 27, 1947. The opening was attended by more than five hundred guests, and speeches were given by Dr. Charles W. David, Director of Libraries; President George W. McClelland; Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach; and the primary speaker for the evening, Randolph G. Adams, Director of the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan. The collection contains administrative documents pertaining to the planning of the event including program details, correspondence, acceptances, and regrets.
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University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. David, Charles W. (Charles Wendell), 1885-1984
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Administrative records Correspondence
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Date added: 2014-08-19
1941-1964
Creator:
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959‏
Mathews, William R., 1893-1969
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
William R. Mathews (1893-1969) was a journalist, newspaper editor and publisher who corresponded extensively with John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), a politician who served as a United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. This collection represents years of correspondence between these two men, with occasional notes to or from one of their wives. The letters demonstrate Dulles and Mathews' friendship and mutual respect, as they discuss the political and military events that occurred between 1941 and 1957.
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William R. Mathews papers
creator
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959‏ Mathews, William R., 1893-1969
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1012
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1941-1964
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William R. Mathews (1893-1969) was a journalist, newspaper editor and publisher who corresponded extensively with John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), a politician who served as a United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. This collection represents years of correspondence between these two men, with occasional notes to or from one of their wives. The letters demonstrate Dulles and Mathews' friendship and mutual respect, as they discuss the political and military events that occurred between 1941 and 1957.
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959‏ Mathews, William R., 1893-1969 Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Reports Speeches
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Date added: 2014-08-19
1913-1923
Creator:
Burr, Charles H.‏ (Charles Henry), 1869-
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Henry Burr, Jr. (1869-1925), was a prominent lawyer in Philadelphia. This collection contains a manuscript for the unpublished "Toward the American Constitution," letters to the editors of Metropolitan and the Public Ledger, and short essays.
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Charles Henry Burr papers
creator
Burr, Charles H.‏ (Charles Henry), 1869-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1015
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1913-1923
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Charles Henry Burr, Jr. (1869-1925), was a prominent lawyer in Philadelphia. This collection contains a manuscript for the unpublished "Toward the American Constitution," letters to the editors of Metropolitan and the Public Ledger, and short essays.
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1910s 1920s
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English
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Burr, Charles H.‏ (Charles Henry), 1869-
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Correspondence Essays Typescripts
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Date added: 2014-08-19
1963-1970
Creator:
Meiring, Desmond
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Desmond Meiring (born 1924) is the pen name of Desmond Rice, a Kenyan-born author of more than a dozen works. The collection contains manuscripts for four of Meiring's works, as well as a letter to Richard Simon of Simon & Schuster containing revisions to The Wall of Glass.
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Desmond Meiring papers
creator
Meiring, Desmond
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1001
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1963-1970
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Desmond Meiring (born 1924) is the pen name of Desmond Rice, a Kenyan-born author of more than a dozen works. The collection contains manuscripts for four of Meiring's works, as well as a letter to Richard Simon of Simon & Schuster containing revisions to The Wall of Glass.
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Meiring, Desmond
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Correspondence Drafts (documents) Typescripts
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Date added: 2014-08-19
1893-1963
(Bulk: 1948-1963)
Creator:
Nichols, Roy F. (Roy Franklin), 1896-1973
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
Roy F. Nichols (1896-1973) was an author and a historian who studied 19th century American history and won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book, The Disruption of the American Democracy. This collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts for his biography on Franklin Pierce, The Disruption of the American Democracy, The Stakes of Power, 1845-1877, and Blueprints for Leviathan: American Style; as well as a scrapbook of correspondence and newspaper clippings of articles and reviews from the Philadelphia Press written by Francis Newton Thorpe.
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Roy F. Nichols papers
creator
Nichols, Roy F. (Roy Franklin), 1896-1973
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1016
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
inclusive date
1893-1963
bulk date
1948-1963
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Roy F. Nichols (1896-1973) was an author and a historian who studied 19th century American history and won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book, The Disruption of the American Democracy. This collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts for his biography on Franklin Pierce, The Disruption of the American Democracy, The Stakes of Power, 1845-1877, and Blueprints for Leviathan: American Style; as well as a scrapbook of correspondence and newspaper clippings of articles and reviews from the Philadelphia Press written by Francis Newton Thorpe.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Nichols, Roy F. (Roy Franklin), 1896-1973 Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869‏ Thorpe, Francis Newton, 1857-1926
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Clippings (information artifacts) Drafts (documents) Typescripts
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Date added: 2014-08-12
1320-2005
Extent: 20 boxes
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts
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PUSp.Misc Mss
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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20 boxes
inclusive date
1320-2005
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Date added: 2014-08-07
1779-1937
(Bulk: 1893-1911)
Creator:
John Bartram Association.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
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John Bartram Association records relating to its foundation and early organization
creator
John Bartram Association.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1003
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1779-1937
bulk date
1893-1911
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The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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John Bartram Association. Bartram, John, 1699-1777 Historic Bartram's Garden (Organization). MacFarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943
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Advertising cards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Invitations
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Date added: 2014-08-07
1939-1973
(Bulk: 1939-1952)
Creator:
Spencer, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Mary), 1907-
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Dorothy M. Spencer (born 1907) was an American anthropologist who was a participant observer among the Mundari-speaking Adivasi tribespeople of India during four periods between 1939 and 1952. This collection features her notes from these expeditions on individual villagers, their customs, daily lives, and town meetings. It also contains several academic papers, materials from two courses taught by Spencer in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and several vinyl records and two 8mm films.
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Dorothy M. Spencer papers
creator
Spencer, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Mary), 1907-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1002
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1939-1973
bulk date
1939-1952
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Dorothy M. Spencer (born 1907) was an American anthropologist who was a participant observer among the Mundari-speaking Adivasi tribespeople of India during four periods between 1939 and 1952. This collection features her notes from these expeditions on individual villagers, their customs, daily lives, and town meetings. It also contains several academic papers, materials from two courses taught by Spencer in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and several vinyl records and two 8mm films.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Spencer, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Mary), 1907-
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Articles Autobiographies Case files Interviews Tape reels
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Date added: 2014-08-06
1898-1972
(Bulk: 1935-1968)
Creator:
Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania).
Extent: 6 cubic feet
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Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania Records
creator
Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania).
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PU-Ar.UPS 43.4
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
6 cubic feet
inclusive date
1898-1972
bulk date
1935-1968
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Phi Beta Kappa. Delta of Pennsylvania (University of Pennsylvania). Albrecht, Otto Edwin, 1899-1984 Brownlee, Rebecca Jean, 1912-1995
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Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-05
1977-1979
(Bulk: 1979)
Extent: 1 linear foot
Great American Management and Investment Inc. (GAMI) is a diversified holding company as well as a manufacturer of electrical equipment. In March of 1977, GAMI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The records of Great American Management Investment are comprised of the documents of the initial pleadings and the closing documents. Within each series, the material may contain petitions, applications, stays, memorandums, correspondence, and other related documents.
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Great American Management and Investment Inc. records
creator
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PU-L.NBA.053
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1977-1979
bulk date
1979
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Great American Management and Investment Inc. (GAMI) is a diversified holding company as well as a manufacturer of electrical equipment. In March of 1977, GAMI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The records of Great American Management Investment are comprised of the documents of the initial pleadings and the closing documents. Within each series, the material may contain petitions, applications, stays, memorandums, correspondence, and other related documents.
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1970s
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1970s
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English
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Great American Management and Investment. Great American Mortgage Investors. Kahn, A.D.
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Date added: 2014-08-05
1989-2002
Creator:
Mund, Geraldine
Extent: 1 linear foot
The Geraldine Mund Papers, 1989-2002 consist of correspondence and reports related to Mund’s tenure as a bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California. The collection contains three series that focus on committees formed to study unlawful detainer and bankruptcy mills, the creation of the Bankruptcy Act of 2005, and the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for the Central District of California.
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Geraldine Mund papers
creator
Mund, Geraldine
id
PU-L.NBA.051
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1989-2002
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The Geraldine Mund Papers, 1989-2002 consist of correspondence and reports related to Mund’s tenure as a bankruptcy judge for the Central District of California. The collection contains three series that focus on committees formed to study unlawful detainer and bankruptcy mills, the creation of the Bankruptcy Act of 2005, and the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for the Central District of California.
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Mund, Geraldine Bufford, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1943- Hatch, Orrin Judicial Conference of the United States. United States Bankruptcy Court.
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Date added: 2014-07-25
1765-1937
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 49 boxes
Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
title
Furness family papers
creator
Furness Family
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 481
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
49 boxes
inclusive date
1765-1937
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Furness Family
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Date added: 2014-07-25
circa 1887-1960
Creator:
Curtis Publishing Company.
Extent: 184 boxes
The records fall into three major categories, and a fourth category containing a small amount of historical material: (1) Ladies' Home Journal, circa 1887-1946: correspondence (principally with editor William V. Alexander), financial records, and a small amount of historical material related to the publication; (2) Division of Commercial Research, Advertising Department, circa 1911-1960: research reports, speeches, and statistical studies directed by Charles Coolidge Parlin, his associates and successors, such as Henry Sherwood Youker; (3) Serials, circa 1913-1957: in-house publications of the Curtis Company; and (4) Historical material, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
title
Curtis Publishing Company records
creator
Curtis Publishing Company.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 51
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
184 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1887-1960
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The records fall into three major categories, and a fourth category containing a small amount of historical material: (1) Ladies' Home Journal, circa 1887-1946: correspondence (principally with editor William V. Alexander), financial records, and a small amount of historical material related to the publication; (2) Division of Commercial Research, Advertising Department, circa 1911-1960: research reports, speeches, and statistical studies directed by Charles Coolidge Parlin, his associates and successors, such as Henry Sherwood Youker; (3) Serials, circa 1913-1957: in-house publications of the Curtis Company; and (4) Historical material, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.
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English
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Curtis Publishing Company.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century
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Date added: 2014-07-25
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
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 650
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
142 boxes
inclusive date
1872-1983
bulk date
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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Date added: 2014-07-25
1775-1824
Creator:
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
Extent: 4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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Jean-Baptiste Lingaud papers
creator
Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 515
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
4 boxes (+ map case drawer)
inclusive date
1775-1824
bulk date
abstract/scope/contents
The collection comprises 492 items dating from 1775 to 1824: among these are letters, municipal documents, police records, trial transcripts, and some of Lingaud’s personal papers. The pre-Revolutionary documents mainly include bureaucratic correspondence between Limoges and the court in Versailles and Paris. After 1792 there emerges a vast number of name lists and secret surveillance records as well as arrest warrants for aristocrats and their sympathizers. Most notable in this part of the collection are letters and documents from the Revolutionary Committee and the Surveillance Committee.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
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French
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Lingaud, Jean-Baptiste, b. 1760
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Correspondence Legal documents Manuscripts, French--18th century Manuscripts, French--19th century
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