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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1860-1963
Creator:
Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976
Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material consists of literary and visual materials by or about William Dean Howells, an American author, playwright, and literary critic. It was compiled by Clara and Rudolf Kirk, who were scholars studying Howells, circa 1940-1963. The collection includes essays and reviews written by or about Howells, correspondence and newspaper clippings by or regarding Howells, six scrapbooks about Howells' life and career, and other miscellaneous materials.
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Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material
creator
Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976 Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1027
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
inclusive date
1860-1963
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The Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material consists of literary and visual materials by or about William Dean Howells, an American author, playwright, and literary critic. It was compiled by Clara and Rudolf Kirk, who were scholars studying Howells, circa 1940-1963. The collection includes essays and reviews written by or about Howells, correspondence and newspaper clippings by or regarding Howells, six scrapbooks about Howells' life and career, and other miscellaneous materials.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976 Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989 Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 James, Henry, 1843-1916 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Correspondence Reprographic copies Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
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
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1852-1948
Creator:
Apt Bartholomew, Sallie, 1863-1934
Bartholomew, Ethel, 1889-
Bartholomew, William H., 1832-
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Bartholomew family scrapbook collection consists of five volumes compiled by Ethel C. Bartholomew (born 1889), William H. Bartholomew (born 1832), and Sallie Apt Bartholomew (1863-1934). These scrapbooks document the theatrical careers of the Bartholomews from the early 1870s to the late 1940s and include photographs of the Bartholomew family and unnamed people, notices and reviews of performances, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes.
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Bartholomew family theatrical scrapbooks
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Apt Bartholomew, Sallie, 1863-1934 Bartholomew, Ethel, 1889- Bartholomew, William H., 1832-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1029
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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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1852-1948
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The Bartholomew family scrapbook collection consists of five volumes compiled by Ethel C. Bartholomew (born 1889), William H. Bartholomew (born 1832), and Sallie Apt Bartholomew (1863-1934). These scrapbooks document the theatrical careers of the Bartholomews from the early 1870s to the late 1940s and include photographs of the Bartholomew family and unnamed people, notices and reviews of performances, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and notes.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Apt Bartholomew, Sallie, 1863-1934 Bartholomew, Ethel, 1889- Bartholomew, William H., 1832- Edwin Forrest Home
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) Photographs Playbills Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-25
1968-1970
Creator:
Benarde, Melvin A.
Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Melvin Benarde papers collection is a set of typescript drafts of books written and edited by Melvin Benarde. Benarde is the author of ten books on the topic of humanity's effect on the environment and a professor in the Graduate Program in Industrial Hygiene at Temple University, the Department of Community Medicine at Hahnemann Medical School, and the Environmental Studies Institute at Drexel University. The typescripts are annotated, some heavily and some with copy edits and instructions to typesetters. Titles include Race Against Famine, Our Precarious Habitat, Disinfection, and The Chemicals we Eat.
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Melvin Benarde papers
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Benarde, Melvin A.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1031
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1968-1970
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The Melvin Benarde papers collection is a set of typescript drafts of books written and edited by Melvin Benarde. Benarde is the author of ten books on the topic of humanity's effect on the environment and a professor in the Graduate Program in Industrial Hygiene at Temple University, the Department of Community Medicine at Hahnemann Medical School, and the Environmental Studies Institute at Drexel University. The typescripts are annotated, some heavily and some with copy edits and instructions to typesetters. Titles include Race Against Famine, Our Precarious Habitat, Disinfection, and The Chemicals we Eat.
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Benarde, Melvin A.
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Drafts (documents) Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-24
1879-1912
Creator:
Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
Extent: 12 boxes
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Learned supplementary collection on German-language theater
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 902
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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1879-1912
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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German
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Learned, Marion Dexter, 1857-1917 Arch Street Theatre. (Philadelphia, Pa.) Germania Theater. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Librettos Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, German--19th century Playbills Prompt books Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-24
1900-1939
Creator:
Reber, Joel Howard
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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Joel Howard Reber correspondence
creator
Reber, Joel Howard
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1011
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1900-1939
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Joel Howard Reber (born 1870) was a Philadelphia attorney, who served as president of the Plays and Players Club of Philadelphia and was involved with the Art Alliance and the Drama Guild. This collection consists of letters written to Reber from friends and acquaintances, many of them actors, producers, designers or otherwise involved in theater. Many of the letters refer to gifts and cards sent by Reber, and several of them refer to parties given by Reber and his wife.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Reber, Joel Howard
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-24
1916-1942
(Bulk: 1935-1936)
Creator:
Myers, Aaron Michael
Extent: 0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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Aaron M. Myers papers
creator
Myers, Aaron Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1009
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1916-1942
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1935-1936
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A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1930s
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English
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Myers, Aaron Michael Abbey Theatre. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Clippings (information artifacts) Picture postcards Theater programs Travel guidebooks
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-18
1935-1980
(Bulk: 1950-1970)
Creator:
Goddard, David Rockwell
Extent: 10 cubic feet
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David Rockwell Goddard Papers
creator
Goddard, David Rockwell
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 G578
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
10 cubic feet
inclusive date
1935-1980
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1950-1970
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Goddard, David Rockwell
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-17
1848
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
Travel diary written by an unnamed Englishman recording his journey from Egypt to Jerusalem spanning one month in the spring of 1848. The volume contains detailed visual descriptions, societal observations, and personal perspectives of Cairo, the surrounding sights, and the journey from there to Jerusalem.
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Diary of a trip from Egypt and Jerusalem
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1030
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
inclusive date
1848
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Travel diary written by an unnamed Englishman recording his journey from Egypt to Jerusalem spanning one month in the spring of 1848. The volume contains detailed visual descriptions, societal observations, and personal perspectives of Cairo, the surrounding sights, and the journey from there to Jerusalem.
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Diaries Maps (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-16
1921-2012
Creator:
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
Extent: 155 boxes
The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Ray Evans papers
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Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 860
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
155 boxes
inclusive date
1921-2012
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The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Musicals Photographs Scripts Sheet music Songs--Texts Sound recordings
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-10
1978-2000
(Bulk: 1995-1997)
Creator:
Ginsberg, Robert E.
Extent: 1 linear foot
Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center’s Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg papers
creator
Ginsberg, Robert E.
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PU-L.NBA.052
repository
University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
extent
1 linear foot
inclusive date
1978-2000
bulk date
1995-1997
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Judge Robert E. Ginsberg served as a bankruptcy judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He was a member of the Board of the Federal Judicial Center from 1987 to 1991, and Chair of the Center’s Bankruptcy Education Committee from 1989 to 1992. He was appointed to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in 1995 by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. The collection is comprised of six series, arranged alphabetically as follows: Acts; Court Rulings; Memorandums; Notes; Panels; Speeches.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1990s
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English
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Ginsberg, Robert E. Mecham, Leonidas Ralph Szczebak, Francis F. Wiggins, Beth Ginsberg, Robert E.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
circa 1938-1939
Extent: 1 volume (+ 12 leaves)
This volume contains a collection of recipes and appears to have been written by someone from the Philadelphia area between 1938 and 1939. The compilation of recipes includes breads, pies, cakes, soups, jams, and puddings.
title
Some selected recipes from my mother's book to which I have added, P. P. G.
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id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1020
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 12 leaves)
inclusive date
circa 1938-1939
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This volume contains a collection of recipes and appears to have been written by someone from the Philadelphia area between 1938 and 1939. The compilation of recipes includes breads, pies, cakes, soups, jams, and puddings.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, American--20th century Recipes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
before 1987
Creator:
La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676, Author
Extent: 1 box
Copy of a manuscript work regarding the theological status of the Jewish people.
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Photostat of Des Juifs élus, rejetés et rappelés, par Isaac de La Peyrère
creator
La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1022
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
inclusive date
before 1987
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Copy of a manuscript work regarding the theological status of the Jewish people.
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French
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La Peyrère, Isaac de, 1594-1676 Popkin, Jeremy D., 1948- Popkin, Richard H., (Richard Henry), 1923-2005
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Manuscripts, French--17th century Stats (copies)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1918
Extent: 1 volume
Comprising forty-five black-and-white photographs by a British soldier in 1918. The images are chiefly of Nāsik, India.
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Photograph album by a British soldier in India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 994
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1918
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Comprising forty-five black-and-white photographs by a British soldier in 1918. The images are chiefly of Nāsik, India.
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1945
Extent: 1 volume
Photograph album by an unknown British soldier in 1945. The album contains black-and-white snapshots of the soldier's journey from Italy to Quetta, Pakistan.
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Photograph album by a British soldier
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 984
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1945
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Photograph album by an unknown British soldier in 1945. The album contains black-and-white snapshots of the soldier's journey from Italy to Quetta, Pakistan.
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1900
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
This volume contains the horoscope of Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule, born in Sheffield, England. The horoscope, written in English, utilizes the traditional Hindu system of astrology known as Jyotisha or Vedic astrology. There are eleven hand-colored diagrams and detailed charts in this work.
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Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule horoscope
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1021
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
inclusive date
1900
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This volume contains the horoscope of Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule, born in Sheffield, England. The horoscope, written in English, utilizes the traditional Hindu system of astrology known as Jyotisha or Vedic astrology. There are eleven hand-colored diagrams and detailed charts in this work.
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Yule, Agnes Louisa Johnston, 1900-
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Diagrams Manuscripts, English--20th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-09-02
1816
Creator:
Moir, Thomas, Compiler
Extent: 1 volume
Volume containing a collection of eptiaphs, epigrams and poems compiled by Thomas Moir.
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A choice collection of epitaphs, epigrams, and curious poems: collected with much taste from the best sources, by Thos. Moir
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Moir, Thomas, Compiler
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1024
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 volume
inclusive date
1816
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Volume containing a collection of eptiaphs, epigrams and poems compiled by Thomas Moir.
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Moir, Thomas Palmer, William Jocelyn Lewis, 1894-1971
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Epigrams Epitaphs Manuscripts, English--19th century Poems
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-28
1927-1929
Extent: 1 volume
Photograph album kept by a British soldier who appears to be named Ricardo. There are 95 black-and-white snapshots taken in cities and towns of Pakistan, in what was named the North-West Frontier Province.
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Photograph album by a British soldier
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 985
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1927-1929
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Photograph album kept by a British soldier who appears to be named Ricardo. There are 95 black-and-white snapshots taken in cities and towns of Pakistan, in what was named the North-West Frontier Province.
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1920s
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English
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-28
1951-1952
Extent: 1 volume
This photograph album was kept by a British engineer working on a hydroelectric project that included building dams at Warsak and Kurram Garhi, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. During a five-month period from 1951 to 1952 the engineer recorded work sites, engineers, landscapes, and street scenes. There are also images from his stops in Cyprus and Rome on his return trip to London.
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Photograph album by a British engineer in Pakistan
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id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 995
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1951-1952
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This photograph album was kept by a British engineer working on a hydroelectric project that included building dams at Warsak and Kurram Garhi, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. During a five-month period from 1951 to 1952 the engineer recorded work sites, engineers, landscapes, and street scenes. There are also images from his stops in Cyprus and Rome on his return trip to London.
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1950s
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Snapshots
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-28
circa 1833-1845
Creator:
Thomas Langton, 1771-, Author
Extent: 1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
Personal general topic index created by Thomas Langton between 1833-1845.
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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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Thomas Langton, 1771- Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain).
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Indexes (reference sources) Manuscripts, English--19th century
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-08-28
1847
Creator:
Mīr Amman Dihlavī, active 1801-1806, Author
Extent: 1 volume
This volume contains a partial English translation of Mīr Amman Dihlavī's Bāg̲h̲ o bahār, Tale of Four Durwesh.
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Bāg̲h̲ o bahār. A translation into English of the "Char Durwesh"
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Mīr Amman Dihlavī, active 1801-1806, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 983
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1847
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This volume contains a partial English translation of Mīr Amman Dihlavī's Bāg̲h̲ o bahār, Tale of Four Durwesh.
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English
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Mīr Amman Dihlavī, active 1801-1806
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Manuscripts, English--19th century Sketches Translations (documents)
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Date added: 2014-08-28
circa 1820
Extent: 1 volume
This small volume, probably kept by an English woman, contains recipes for dyes, preparations for cosmetics, and a few medicinal prescriptions. There are also instructions for the home.
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Recipes for dyes, cosmetics, and ailments
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 981
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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circa 1820
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This small volume, probably kept by an English woman, contains recipes for dyes, preparations for cosmetics, and a few medicinal prescriptions. There are also instructions for the home.
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English
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Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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1867-1883
Creator:
Carter, Frederic, 1830-1916, Author
Extent: 1 volume
This volume traces the life of Frederic Carter, Surgeon-Major 1st Gurkha Regiment at Dharmsala, India. The diary spans from July 1867 through March 1883 where Carter documents his life in India, Pakistan, and England. Highlights of the journal include Carter's experiences in the Bengal army, his travels throughout India and Pakistan, managing an agricultural estate in India, his marriage and birth of his children, and a brief memoir discussing his childhood.
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Frederic Carter diary
creator
Carter, Frederic, 1830-1916, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1018
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1867-1883
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This volume traces the life of Frederic Carter, Surgeon-Major 1st Gurkha Regiment at Dharmsala, India. The diary spans from July 1867 through March 1883 where Carter documents his life in India, Pakistan, and England. Highlights of the journal include Carter's experiences in the Bengal army, his travels throughout India and Pakistan, managing an agricultural estate in India, his marriage and birth of his children, and a brief memoir discussing his childhood.
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1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Carter, Frederic, 1830-1916
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Diaries Manuscripts, English--19th century
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1941-1943
Extent: 2 volumes
Comprises two bound volumes containing various sized corner-mounted black-and-white photographs of British soldiers in India and Pakistan belonging to the Green Howards, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, 19th Regiment of Foot during World War II.
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Photograph albums by a British soldier in India and Pakistan
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 996
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1941-1943
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Comprises two bound volumes containing various sized corner-mounted black-and-white photographs of British soldiers in India and Pakistan belonging to the Green Howards, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, 19th Regiment of Foot during World War II.
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1940s
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English
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Great Britain. Army. Green Howards. Pictorial works--20th century.
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Manuscripts, English--20th century Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Snapshots
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1840-1879
Creator:
Delavault, Herminie, 1824-, Author
Extent: 2 volumes
This collection contains two volumes of poems and ballads titled Mes vers by Herminie Delavault spanning the years 1840 to 1879. Written in French, the works also include verse created for the musical compositions by Delavault's husband Germain-Eugène Delavault (1814-1892). In addition, volume two contains a French translation of John Gay's libretto for Handel's Acis and Galatea.
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Mes vers by Herminie Delavault
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Delavault, Herminie, 1824-, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 982
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1840-1879
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This collection contains two volumes of poems and ballads titled Mes vers by Herminie Delavault spanning the years 1840 to 1879. Written in French, the works also include verse created for the musical compositions by Delavault's husband Germain-Eugène Delavault (1814-1892). In addition, volume two contains a French translation of John Gay's libretto for Handel's Acis and Galatea.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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French
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Delavault, Herminie, 1824- Germain-Eugène, Delavault, 1814-1892 Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
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Ballads Manuscripts, French--19th century Poems Translations (documents)
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