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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-18
circa 1870-circa 1899
Extent: 1 volume
Victorian era scrapbook of chromolithographic images dating from circa 1870 to circa 1899.
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Scrapbook
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1045
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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 1870-circa 1899
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Victorian era scrapbook of chromolithographic images dating from circa 1870 to circa 1899.
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Chromolithographs Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-17
circa 1812-1833
Creator:
Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
Extent: 1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
A scrapbook created and compiled by Eliza Murray Threipland of Fingask Castle, Pertheshire, Scotland spanning approximately from 1812 to 1833. The album contains a collection of original drawings, copied writings, and printed illustrations with contributions by family and friends.
title
Drawing room scrapbook album by Eliza Murray Threipland
creator
Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1044
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 4 leaves)
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circa 1812-1833
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A scrapbook created and compiled by Eliza Murray Threipland of Fingask Castle, Pertheshire, Scotland spanning approximately from 1812 to 1833. The album contains a collection of original drawings, copied writings, and printed illustrations with contributions by family and friends.
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Threipland, Eliza Murray, 1798-1881
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Commonplace books Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, English--19th century Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-17
1827-1843
Extent: 1 volume
A sketchbook by an unknown artist containing sketches and drawings of buildings, monuments, and architectural elements around Paris and Northern France spanning from 1827 to 1843.
title
Sketchbook of architecture
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1042
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1827-1843
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A sketchbook by an unknown artist containing sketches and drawings of buildings, monuments, and architectural elements around Paris and Northern France spanning from 1827 to 1843.
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1820s 1830s 1840s
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French
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Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, French--19th century Sketchbooks Watercolors
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-14
1905-1995
(Bulk: 1982-1989)
Creator:
Daniel, Oliver, Researcher
Extent: 15 boxes
Research materials, photographs, and sound recordings for Oliver Daniel’s uncompleted biography of orchestral conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos, which was later completed by William R. Trotter as Priest of Music: The Life of Dimitri Mitropoulos (1995). Includes Daniel's correspondence, photocopies of some of Mitropoulos's correspondence, other writers' biographical works on Mitropoulos, oral history interview transcripts, reminiscences, research notes, clippings, programs, reviews, photographs, and sound recordings of interviews, radio programs, and musical works.
title
Oliver Daniel research collection on Dimitri Mitropoulos
creator
Daniel, Oliver, Researcher
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1017
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
15 boxes
inclusive date
1905-1995
bulk date
1982-1989
abstract/scope/contents
Research materials, photographs, and sound recordings for Oliver Daniel’s uncompleted biography of orchestral conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos, which was later completed by William R. Trotter as Priest of Music: The Life of Dimitri Mitropoulos (1995). Includes Daniel's correspondence, photocopies of some of Mitropoulos's correspondence, other writers' biographical works on Mitropoulos, oral history interview transcripts, reminiscences, research notes, clippings, programs, reviews, photographs, and sound recordings of interviews, radio programs, and musical works.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1980s
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English
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Daniel, Oliver
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Correspondence Interviews Oral histories (document genres) Photographs Sound recordings Transcripts Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-13
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
inclusive date
1872-1983
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1900-1963
abstract/scope/contents
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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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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-11
circa 1835-1975
Creator:
Albert, Daniel, Donor
Extent: 6 albums
Cigarette and trade cards started as packaging stiffeners and aide-memoire slips, respectively, and evolved into widespread collectible items during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. This collection contains 6 volumes of trade and cigarette cards from various companies dating between the mid 19th and 20th centuries.
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Dr. Daniel and Eleanor Albert collection of cigarette and trade cards
creator
Albert, Daniel, Donor
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PUSp.Print Coll. 27
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6 albums
inclusive date
circa 1835-1975
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Cigarette and trade cards started as packaging stiffeners and aide-memoire slips, respectively, and evolved into widespread collectible items during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. This collection contains 6 volumes of trade and cigarette cards from various companies dating between the mid 19th and 20th centuries.
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Albert, Daniel Au Bon Marché (Paris, France). Currier & Ives.
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Advertising cards Cigarette cards Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-10
1996-
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The American Musicological Society, founded in 1943 to promote the systematic study of music, actively documents its history, its members, and, more generally, the history of musicology in North America through its oral history project. This collection contains transcripts and written memoirs resulting from oral history project which began in 1996 and continues to the present.
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American Musicological Society oral history collection
creator
American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 962
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1996-
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The American Musicological Society, founded in 1943 to promote the systematic study of music, actively documents its history, its members, and, more generally, the history of musicology in North America through its oral history project. This collection contains transcripts and written memoirs resulting from oral history project which began in 1996 and continues to the present.
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American Musicological Society.
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Memoirs Oral histories (document genres)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-10
1924-2007
Creator:
McCollin, Frances, 1892-1960
Extent: 0.4 linear feet ((2 boxes))
The McCollin-Arnett family, including Frances McCollin (1892-1960), Edward McCollin, and Edward McCollin Arnett, was influential in the musical community of Philadelphia. This collection documents some of their activities through correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, sheet music, and recordings.
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Frances McCollin papers
creator
McCollin, Frances, 1892-1960
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1041
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet ((2 boxes))
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1924-2007
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The McCollin-Arnett family, including Frances McCollin (1892-1960), Edward McCollin, and Edward McCollin Arnett, was influential in the musical community of Philadelphia. This collection documents some of their activities through correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, sheet music, and recordings.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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McCollin, Frances, 1892-1960 Arnett, Edward McCollin McCollin, Edward, 1858-1923
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Concert programs Correspondence Notes Sheet music Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-06
1916-1935
Extent: 1 volume
An anonymous diary and guest book spanning from 1916 to 1935 that was kept at a summer home on a Maine island in the vicinity of Bar Harbor and the surrounding islands of Acadia National Park.
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Diary from a Maine island vacation home
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1039
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1916-1935
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An anonymous diary and guest book spanning from 1916 to 1935 that was kept at a summer home on a Maine island in the vicinity of Bar Harbor and the surrounding islands of Acadia National Park.
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1910s 1920s 1930s
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Autographs (manuscripts) Diaries Visitors' books
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-11-04
1933-1970
Creator:
Jones, Paul, 1897-1976
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (3 boxes)
Paul Jones (1897-1974) was a highly regarded newspaper columnist, author, historian, teacher and worldwide lecturer known for his expertise in history, language and world affairs. This collection contains the published columns of Paul Jones from his time at the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin as well as a few of his short stories.
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Paul John Jones Philadelphia Evening Bulletin columns and short stories
creator
Jones, Paul, 1897-1976
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1040
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.4 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1933-1970
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Paul Jones (1897-1974) was a highly regarded newspaper columnist, author, historian, teacher and worldwide lecturer known for his expertise in history, language and world affairs. This collection contains the published columns of Paul Jones from his time at the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin as well as a few of his short stories.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Jones, Paul, 1897-1976 Evening Bulletin (Philadelphia).
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Articles Printed ephemera
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-27
1841-1895
(Bulk: 1871-1892)
Creator:
Miller, G.A.Q. (George A.Q.)
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Captain George A. Q. Miller was a Civil War veteran and a special agent in the United States Post Office Department during the 1870s. This collection, consisting of correspondence, a photograph, and a scrapbook of clippings and notes documents Miller's life, his career in the postal service and as an early proponent of the Civil Service Commission, and his uncertain position within the post-Civil War federal government.
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G. A. Q. Miller papers
creator
Miller, G.A.Q. (George A.Q.)
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 998
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
1841-1895
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1871-1892
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Captain George A. Q. Miller was a Civil War veteran and a special agent in the United States Post Office Department during the 1870s. This collection, consisting of correspondence, a photograph, and a scrapbook of clippings and notes documents Miller's life, his career in the postal service and as an early proponent of the Civil Service Commission, and his uncertain position within the post-Civil War federal government.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Miller, G.A.Q. (George A.Q.) United States. Post Office Department. United States. President (1869-1877 : Grant). United States. President (1877-1881 : Hayes). United States. President (1881 : Garfield).
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Notes Scrapbooks
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-23
1906-1913
Creator:
Schmidt, J. Edward , (Jacob Edward), 1891-1986, Author
Extent: 8 volumes (+ 35 photographs)
This collection contains the diaries of J. Edward Schmidt of Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Eight volumes of daily entries record the day-to-day life of Schmidt spanning from 1906 to 1913. He records working at the family store J. C. Schmidt Jeweler and Optician, his family, education, and five-year courtship with Mary Weimer.
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J. Edward Schmidt diaries
creator
Schmidt, J. Edward , (Jacob Edward), 1891-1986, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1038
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 volumes (+ 35 photographs)
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1906-1913
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This collection contains the diaries of J. Edward Schmidt of Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Eight volumes of daily entries record the day-to-day life of Schmidt spanning from 1906 to 1913. He records working at the family store J. C. Schmidt Jeweler and Optician, his family, education, and five-year courtship with Mary Weimer.
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1900s 1910s
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English
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Schmidt, J. Edward , (Jacob Edward), 1891-1986 Schmidt, Carl F., (Carl Frederic), 1893-1988 Schmidt, Mary Weimer, 1892-
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Clippings (information artifacts) Diaries Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs Ticket stubs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-23
1934-
Creator:
Holleran, Constance
Extent: 1 cubic feet
In 1981, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) appointed Constance A. Holleran as Executive Director. The collection primarily consists of ICN documents, including programs, internal reports, and journals related to Holleran's career. In addition, the collection carries drafts of Holleran’s papers and speeches for various publications and events.
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Constance Holleran, Papers
creator
Holleran, Constance
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PU-N.MC 141
repository
University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1 cubic feet
inclusive date
1934-
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In 1981, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) appointed Constance A. Holleran as Executive Director. The collection primarily consists of ICN documents, including programs, internal reports, and journals related to Holleran's career. In addition, the collection carries drafts of Holleran’s papers and speeches for various publications and events.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Holleran, Constance Holleran, Constance
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Photographs
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-23
1856-2008
Extent: 1.87 linear feet
The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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Nursing History Small Collections
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PU-N.Small Collections
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University of Pennsylvania Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
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1.87 linear feet
inclusive date
1856-2008
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The Bates Center's Small Collections are various, unrelated accessions that have been individually assigned collection numbers. Many of the Small Collections consist of a single folder.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987 Radbill, Samuel X., 1901-1987 Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906 Gruber, Mildred, 1904-1906 Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947 Witmer, Laura Strickler, 1934-1947 Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Freedmen's Hospital Nurses Alumni Club of Philadelphia. Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Nightingale, Florence, 1856-1896 Mannsell, Thomas, Major General Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987 Godfrey, Mary Robinson, 1910-1987 Oliner, Jane Francis, Susan C., 1934-1987 Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986 Heffernan, Bernardine, 1968-1986 Hoff, Bertha, 1913-1914 Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960 Holman, Lydia, 1888-1960 Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960 Izcka, Jadwiga, 1939-1960 Kennedy, Cecile, 1939-1957 Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946 Jones, Elizabeth Kratz, 1899-1946 Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888 Lemley, Alice and Lillie, 1887-1888 JB Lippincott Company. JB Lippincott Company. Newman, Edna Albert, 1924-1936 Lebanon Hospital (Lebanon, Pa.). Nurses for the Future Conference. Ritter, Beatrice, 1947-1957 Cavell, Edith Louisa Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Soper, Martha Lenora Collett, 1919-1920 Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960 Stern, Beverly Peril, 1955-1960 Todd, C. Edwina, 1947-1953 van der Peet, Roberta van der Peet, Roberta Overholt, Ella Florence Allentown Hospital School of Nursing. Overholt, Ella Florence York, Edith M., 1922-1923 Hahnemann Hospital. York, Edith M., 1922-1923 Shapiro, Judith Newman Jewish Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.). Training School for Nurses. Currier, Hazel Lynn, Russel R. Currier, Hazel Fondes, Tabitha Parker, 1912-1996 Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer Renz, Dorothy L. Feifer Zwerdling, Michael B. Bloomfield, Dorothy Reese Vogel, Joan R. Alumni Association of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Osborne, Estelle M. Osborne, Estelle M. Mahoney, Jean L. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Kennedy, Marion Kern Kennedy, Marion Kern McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider McNeil, Marjorie E. Snider University of Michigan School of Nursing.
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Personal papers Lecture notes Administrative records Letters (correspondence) Clippings (information artifacts) Contracts Proceedings Manuals (instructional materials) Photographs Oral histories Postcards Postage stamps
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-20
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
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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
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1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1914-1931
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This is a collection of business records of two Philadelphia publishing firms, J.P. Horn & Co. and Campion & 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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1882-1932
Creator:
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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George William Brown research collection on 19th-century missionary work in India
creator
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1033
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1882-1932
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George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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Lecture notes Lectures Maps (documents) Research notes Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1861-1872
Creator:
Speer, Robert Milton, 1838-1890
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Milton Speer (1838-1890) was a member of the United States Congress from 1871 to 1875 and a prominent lawyer. This collection contains letters written to and by Speer regarding politics, the legal profession and law, and family.
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Robert Milton Speer papers
creator
Speer, Robert Milton, 1838-1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1032
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1861-1872
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Robert Milton Speer (1838-1890) was a member of the United States Congress from 1871 to 1875 and a prominent lawyer. This collection contains letters written to and by Speer regarding politics, the legal profession and law, and family.
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1860s 1870s
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English
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Speer, Robert Milton, 1838-1890 United States. Congress. Senate.
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-17
1924-1934
Creator:
Walker, David B.
Extent: 2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
David B. Walker lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Smedley Elementary, the Alexander Henry School, Harding Junior High, Frankford High, and Northeast High Summer School probably between 1924 and 1934. This collection contains his school notebooks and projects from elementary school to high school as well as practice forms and notes from his junior and senior business courses.
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David B. Walker school notebooks
creator
Walker, David B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1034
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1924-1934
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David B. Walker lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended Smedley Elementary, the Alexander Henry School, Harding Junior High, Frankford High, and Northeast High Summer School probably between 1924 and 1934. This collection contains his school notebooks and projects from elementary school to high school as well as practice forms and notes from his junior and senior business courses.
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1920s 1930s
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English
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Walker, David B.
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Notebooks Notes Printed ephemera School records
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-16
1929-1930, circa 1940
Creator:
Bates, William Nickerson, 1867-1949
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
William Nickerson Bates (1867-1949) was a professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1939. He wrote primarily on Attic tragedy, including two major volumes on Euripides and Sophocles, the manuscripts for which can be found in this collection. The volumes, Euripides, a student of Human Nature and Sophocles serve to acquaint the modern reader (one with little or no knowledge of ancient Greek) with the original meaning of the plays since, as Bates stated, no work had theretofore been published for such readers that dealt directly with the original Greek texts.
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William Nickerson Bates manuscripts on Euripides and Sophocles
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Bates, William Nickerson, 1867-1949
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1035
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1929-1930, circa 1940
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William Nickerson Bates (1867-1949) was a professor of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1939. He wrote primarily on Attic tragedy, including two major volumes on Euripides and Sophocles, the manuscripts for which can be found in this collection. The volumes, Euripides, a student of Human Nature and Sophocles serve to acquaint the modern reader (one with little or no knowledge of ancient Greek) with the original meaning of the plays since, as Bates stated, no work had theretofore been published for such readers that dealt directly with the original Greek texts.
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Bates, William Nickerson, 1867-1949 Eurípides Sophocles
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Typescripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-15
1945
Creator:
Richard, William B.
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Corporal (later Sergeant) William B. Richard was an American airman who served with the 1346th Army Air Force in eastern India during World War II. From February to November 1945 he wrote letters to his mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Richard on the uneventful day-to-day experiences of his tour of duty.
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William B. Richard World War II letters
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Richard, William B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1005
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1945
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Corporal (later Sergeant) William B. Richard was an American airman who served with the 1346th Army Air Force in eastern India during World War II. From February to November 1945 he wrote letters to his mother Mrs. Sarah Jane Richard on the uneventful day-to-day experiences of his tour of duty.
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English
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Richard, William B. United States. Army Air Forces.
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Correspondence
Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-10
1963-1974
Creator:
Witthoft, John, 1921-1993
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
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John Witthoft Papers
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Witthoft, John, 1921-1993
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PU-Mu. 1152.2010
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University of Pennsylvania Penn Museum Archives
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0.2 linear feet
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1963-1974
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1960s 1970s
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English
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Witthoft, John, 1921-1993 Witthoft, John, 1921-1993
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Correspondence Faculty papers Manuscripts for publication
Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-09
1926 - 2013
Creator:
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
Extent: 20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) was founded in 1926 to provide continuing legal education to bankruptcy judges, lawyers, and other practitioners, and to advise and influence Congress in an effort to represent the interests of bankruptcy judges with regards to pending bankruptcy legislation, and to promote greater uniformity and understanding of existing bankruptcy law. The collection, 1926-2007, includes materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, legislative activity, publications, and related material.
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Records
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.)
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PU-L.NBA.012
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University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library
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20 linear feet (about 5500 items)
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1926 - 2013
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The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) was founded in 1926 to provide continuing legal education to bankruptcy judges, lawyers, and other practitioners, and to advise and influence Congress in an effort to represent the interests of bankruptcy judges with regards to pending bankruptcy legislation, and to promote greater uniformity and understanding of existing bankruptcy law. The collection, 1926-2007, includes materials related to organizational activity as it relates to the field of bankruptcy law, including administrative files, committee papers, meeting materials, legislative activity, publications, and related material.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (U.S.) Kelley, Ralph H. (Ralph Houston), 1928-2004 Scott, Mary Davies, 1944-
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DVDs Oral histories (document genres) Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2014-10-01
1320-2005
Extent: 21 boxes
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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Miscellaneous Manuscripts
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PUSp.Misc Mss
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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21 boxes
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1320-2005
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection contains a myriad of materials spanning dates from 1320 to 2005. The materials in this collection can range from a single item in one folder to a brief exchange of correspondence containing several leaves in multiple folders. There are multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Examples of items found in this collection are letters, poems, photographs, small diaries, property transactions, legal documents, and historical curiosities. Some of the items relate to larger collections within the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts. Each distinct item has been assigned a title, box number, and folder number. This collection is added to as items are acquired.
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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
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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
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2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1860-1963
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The Clara and Rudolf Kirk collection of William Dean Howells material consists of literary and visual materials by or about William Dean Howells, an American author, playwright, and literary critic. It was compiled by Clara and Rudolf Kirk, who were scholars studying Howells, circa 1940-1963. The collection includes essays and reviews written by or about Howells, correspondence and newspaper clippings by or regarding Howells, six scrapbooks about Howells' life and career, and other miscellaneous materials.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Kirk, Clara Marburg, 1898-1976 Kirk, Rudolf, 1898-1989 Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 James, Henry, 1843-1916 Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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Correspondence Reprographic copies Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
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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
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