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Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-09-18
1771-1992
(Bulk: 1872-1944)
Extent: 2.6 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellaneous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection.
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Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection
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ARC.MS.000
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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2.6 linear feet
inclusive date
1771-1992
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1872-1944
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellaneous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Abzan, Moshe Itzak, of Hamburgh HaCohen, Chanoch, Rabbi -- Correspondence Posnanski, Samuel Deutsch, Gotthard, 1859-1921 Benderly, Hemdah Friedenwald, Harry, 1864-1950 -- Correspondence Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Karafin, Samuel -- Archives Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Correspondence Hoschander, Jacob, 1874-1933 -- Correspondence Schwab, Moise, 1839-1918 Zolin, Joseph Neuman, Abraham A., (Abraham Aaron), 1890- -- Correspondence Kennedy, John, Judge Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Administration Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933 -- Administration Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889 -- Correspondence Wolf, Abraham Simon, 1809-1880. Harrison, George L., (George Leib), 1811-1885. Rubenstein, Frank Jay Lopez, Aaron, 1731-1782 -- Administration Cohen, Joshua I., 1801-1870 Montgomery, James A., (James Alan), 1866-1949. Gordon, Cyrus Herzl, 1908-2001 -- Administration Banks, Edgar James, 1866-1945 United States--Bureau of the Census. Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954 -- History Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. -- History Mortara, Pio, d. 1940. -- History Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Archives Dropsie, Moses A., (Moses Aaron), 1821-1905. -- Archives Jastrow, Marcus, 1829-1903 -- Archives Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897. -- Archives Gordon, Samuel, 1871-1927.
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2018-08-28
1905-1947
Creator:
McDevitt, William, Author
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
William McDevitt was an author, bookseller, and Socialist political agitator who operated bookstores on Sutter and Fillmore streets in San Francisco for more than forty years in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection includes correspondence from Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) and others concerning bookselling, promotional material for books and lectures, and copies of pamphlets written by McDevitt.
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William McDevitt papers
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McDevitt, William, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1365
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1905-1947
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William McDevitt was an author, bookseller, and Socialist political agitator who operated bookstores on Sutter and Fillmore streets in San Francisco for more than forty years in the first half of the twentieth century. This collection includes correspondence from Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) and others concerning bookselling, promotional material for books and lectures, and copies of pamphlets written by McDevitt.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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McDevitt, William London, Jack, 1876-1916 Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 -- Correspondence
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Correspondence Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2018-08-28
1783-1810, undated
Creator:
Bartram, Moses, -1791
Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856
Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817
Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Simonton, William, 1788-1846
Extent: 4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
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Benjamin Rush lecture notes
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Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 225
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
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1783-1810, undated
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The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
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Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846 University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania.
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Lecture notes Notebooks
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Date added: 2018-08-28
circa 1929-1963
Creator:
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972, Author
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection consists of typescript manuscripts of three plays by Padraic Colum: Balloon(circa 1929), Moytura: a play for dancers (circa 1962), and Timbuktu (1957).
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Padraic Colum plays
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Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1366
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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circa 1929-1963
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Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection consists of typescript manuscripts of three plays by Padraic Colum: Balloon(circa 1929), Moytura: a play for dancers (circa 1962), and Timbuktu (1957).
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English
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Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
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Plays (performed works) Typescripts
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Date added: 2018-08-28
1915-1948
Creator:
White family
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
The White family, consisting of Frank, Mary, and Doris White, were a Canadian-American family who settled in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles in the early 20th century. This collection consists of scrapbooks, photo albums, and loose photographs documenting the life and travels of the White family during the first half of the 20th century.
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Doris White family papers
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White family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1367
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1915-1948
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The White family, consisting of Frank, Mary, and Doris White, were a Canadian-American family who settled in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles in the early 20th century. This collection consists of scrapbooks, photo albums, and loose photographs documenting the life and travels of the White family during the first half of the 20th century.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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White family
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Photograph albums Scrapbooks
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Date added: 2018-08-24
1822-1868
(Bulk: 1848-1867)
Creator:
Leeser, Isaac
Extent: 25 linear feet
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Isaac Leeser collection
creator
Leeser, Isaac
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CJS.ARC MS 2
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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25 linear feet
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1822-1868
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1848-1867
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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1840s 1850s 1860s
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Multiple languages
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Leeser, Isaac Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885 Johlson, J. Lindo, A.A., (Abraham Alexandre) Mendelssohn, Moses, 1729-1786 Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897.
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Correspondence Manuscripts
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Date added: 2018-08-24
1857-1923
(Bulk: 1900-1923)
Creator:
Sulzberger, Mayer, 1843-1923.
Extent: 18 linear feet (35 boxes)
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Mayer Sulzberger Collection
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Sulzberger, Mayer, 1843-1923.
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CJS.ARC.MS.25
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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18 linear feet (35 boxes)
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1857-1923
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1900-1923
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Sulzberger, Mayer, 1843-1923. Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 Dropsie, Moses A., (Moses Aaron), 1821-1905. Friedlaender, Israel, 1876-1920 Ginzberg, Louis, 1873-1953 Marx, Alexander, 1878-1953. Schechter, S., (Solomon), 1847-1915 Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926
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Correspondence Manuscripts Photographs Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2018-08-24
1892-1982
Creator:
Bradley, Sculley, 1897-
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Edward Sculley Bradley (1897-1987) was a scholar, author, educator, and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. Bradley was considered an international expert on American poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892), editing several important editions of the poet's Leaves of Grass. He was also a general editor and contributed to the 14-volume Collected Writings of Walt Whitman from 1961 to 1984, and was a trustee of the Walt Whitman Foundation. He was instrumental in Penn acquiring numerous important literary collections, including the Walt Whitman collection. This collection of articles, books, journals, essays, newsletters, exhibition information, catalogs, pamphlets, and publications of the Walt Whitman Fellowship (including event information and papers) was compiled by Bradley.
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E. Sculley Bradley collection of printed material relating to Walt Whitman
creator
Bradley, Sculley, 1897-
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PUSp.Print Coll. 45
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.25 linear feet (1 box)
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1892-1982
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Edward Sculley Bradley (1897-1987) was a scholar, author, educator, and administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. Bradley was considered an international expert on American poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892), editing several important editions of the poet's Leaves of Grass. He was also a general editor and contributed to the 14-volume Collected Writings of Walt Whitman from 1961 to 1984, and was a trustee of the Walt Whitman Foundation. He was instrumental in Penn acquiring numerous important literary collections, including the Walt Whitman collection. This collection of articles, books, journals, essays, newsletters, exhibition information, catalogs, pamphlets, and publications of the Walt Whitman Fellowship (including event information and papers) was compiled by Bradley.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Bradley, Sculley, 1897- Walt Whitman Fellowship. Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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Articles Exhibition catalogs Newsletters Publications (documents)
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Date added: 2018-08-24
1842-1957
(Bulk: 1867-1894)
Extent: 4 boxes (plus one oversized item)
Materials include correspondence to, from, and concerning Walt Whitman; financial records; writings by and about Whitman; and memorabilia, such as sketches, photographs, and portraits of Whitman, his family, his friends, and his homes.
title
Walt Whitman collection
creator
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 190
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 boxes (plus one oversized item)
inclusive date
1842-1957
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1867-1894
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Materials include correspondence to, from, and concerning Walt Whitman; financial records; writings by and about Whitman; and memorabilia, such as sketches, photographs, and portraits of Whitman, his family, his friends, and his homes.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalids. Library of Congress. Copyright Office. Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 Gilchrist, Herbert Harlakenden, 1857- Kennedy, William Sloane, 1850-1929 O'Connor, William Douglass, 1832-1889 Sarrazin, Gabriel, 1853- Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919 Beach, Chester, 1881-1956 Saunders, Henry Scholey, 1864-1951 Tinker, Edward Larocque, 1881-1968 Trimble, W. H. Van Sinderen, Adrian, 1887-1963 Gardner , Alexander, 1821-1882 Gilchrist, Herbert Harlakenden, 1857- Keith, Dora Wheeler , 1856-1940 Morse, Sidney H. Davidson , Jod, 1883-1952 Hollyer, Samuel Johnson, T. Alexander, J.W.
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Correspondence Photographs Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1897-1904
Creator:
Kneeland, William Aiken, 1884-1947
Extent: 1 box (.12 linear foot)
A scrapbook comprising printing samples created by William Aiken Kneeland. He began his printing business named the Amateur Publishing Company at the age of 12 in 1897 and produced his last printed item in 1904.
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William Aiken Kneeland scrapbook
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Kneeland, William Aiken, 1884-1947
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1364
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (.12 linear foot)
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1897-1904
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A scrapbook comprising printing samples created by William Aiken Kneeland. He began his printing business named the Amateur Publishing Company at the age of 12 in 1897 and produced his last printed item in 1904.
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1890s 1900s
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English
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Kneeland, William Aiken, 1884-1947 Kneeland, Martin Dwelle, 1848-1946 New England Sabbath Protective League.
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Announcements Blank forms Booklets Business cards Forms (documents) Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Visiting cards
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Date added: 2018-08-23
circa 1841-1860
Creator:
Tryon, William George, 1817-1873
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising formulas and recipes written by English chemist and druggist William George Tryon spanning the years between 1841 to 1860. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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William George Tryon pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Tryon, William George, 1817-1873
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1943
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
circa 1841-1860
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A volume comprising formulas and recipes written by English chemist and druggist William George Tryon spanning the years between 1841 to 1860. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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Tryon, William George, 1817-1873
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Codices Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1857-1863
Creator:
Adam, James, 1834-1908
Extent: 2 volumes
Diary comprising two volumes spanning the years from 1857 to 1863 written by James Adam, a 19th century psychiatrist. Volume 1 contains Adam's descriptions his journey from Scotland to India as a medical officer. Volume 2 has Adam's sporadic entries describing his arrival and work at Bethnal House Asylum with Dr. Ritchie. and Dr. Miller.
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James Adam diary
creator
Adam, James, 1834-1908
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1948
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
inclusive date
1857-1863
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Diary comprising two volumes spanning the years from 1857 to 1863 written by James Adam, a 19th century psychiatrist. Volume 1 contains Adam's descriptions his journey from Scotland to India as a medical officer. Volume 2 has Adam's sporadic entries describing his arrival and work at Bethnal House Asylum with Dr. Ritchie. and Dr. Miller.
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1850s 1860s
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English
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Adam, James, 1834-1908
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Codices Diaries Manuscripts, English--19th century Sketches
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1896-1930
Creator:
Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company.
Extent: 1 volume
Oversize pre-printed shareholders register for the Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company spanning the years from 1896 to 1930.
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The Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company register of members
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Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1942
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1896-1930
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Oversize pre-printed shareholders register for the Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company spanning the years from 1896 to 1930.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Dimbula Valley (Ceylon) Tea Company.
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Blank forms Blankbooks Codices Forms (documents) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, English--20th century
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1861-1898
Creator:
Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist Frederick Robinson Bell spanning the years from 1861-1898. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
title
Frederick Robinson Bell pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1941
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1861-1898
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A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist Frederick Robinson Bell spanning the years from 1861-1898. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Bell, F. R., (Frederick Robinson), 1838?-1898
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Finding tabs Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2018-08-23
circa 1859
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising the library catalog of George Digby Hugh written approximately in 1859. The catalog was probably compiled by Digby's father or a family member since it predates Digby's birth. A notation on the verso of the first endpaper states the volume was purchased at the sale of Digby's library in 1920.
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George Hugh Digby library catalog
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1944
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
circa 1859
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A volume comprising the library catalog of George Digby Hugh written approximately in 1859. The catalog was probably compiled by Digby's father or a family member since it predates Digby's birth. A notation on the verso of the first endpaper states the volume was purchased at the sale of Digby's library in 1920.
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Bartelot, R. G., (Richard Grosvenor), 1868- Digby, George Hugh, 1867-1914
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Book catalogs Codices Inventories Manuscripts, English--19th century
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Date added: 2018-08-23
circa 1806
Creator:
Lévis, Pierre-Marc-Gaston, duc de, 1764-1830
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising a manuscript portion from volume 2 of Lévis work entitled Les voyages de Kang-Hi, ou nouvelles lettres chinoises. The manuscript was written in French around 1806 and is probably in Lévis hand.
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Memoire sur l'Inde: memoire sur l'insurrection de l'Inde angloise, rédigé par le révérand Père Benoît, missionarire à la résidence de Poonah ...
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Lévis, Pierre-Marc-Gaston, duc de, 1764-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1938
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
circa 1806
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A volume comprising a manuscript portion from volume 2 of Lévis work entitled Les voyages de Kang-Hi, ou nouvelles lettres chinoises. The manuscript was written in French around 1806 and is probably in Lévis hand.
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French
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Lévis, Pierre-Marc-Gaston, duc de, 1764-1830
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Codices Manuscripts, French--19th century
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Date added: 2018-08-23
circa 1770-1799
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a treatise on geography written by an unnamed author in France. The work was probably written from approximately 1770 to 1779.
title
Traicte de la geographie nouvelle et ancienne avec les particularitez de chaque pais
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id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1945
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
circa 1770-1799
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A volume containing a treatise on geography written by an unnamed author in France. The work was probably written from approximately 1770 to 1779.
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French
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Codices Manuscripts, French--18th century Treatises
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1939-1941
Creator:
Franklin County Press (Firm).
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear foot)
An oversize scrapbook comprising printing samples of items created by the Franklin County Press. The items were printed from the years 1939 to 1941.
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Franklin County Press printing samples
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Franklin County Press (Firm).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1363
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (0.2 linear foot)
inclusive date
1939-1941
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An oversize scrapbook comprising printing samples of items created by the Franklin County Press. The items were printed from the years 1939 to 1941.
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1930s 1940s
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English
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Franklin County Press (Firm).
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Announcements Blank forms Forms (documents) Letterheads Manuscripts, American--20th century Menus
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1815-1842
Extent: 1 volume
An oblong volume comprising culinary, medicinal, and household recipes by and unknown compiler who probably lived in Derbyshire, England. The recipes were written between the years 1815 and 1842.
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Recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1939
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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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1815-1842
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An oblong volume comprising culinary, medicinal, and household recipes by and unknown compiler who probably lived in Derbyshire, England. The recipes were written between the years 1815 and 1842.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s
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English
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Codices Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2018-08-23
circa 1876-1920
Extent: 1 box (.25 linear foot)
A small collection of a Philadelphia printer's samples comprising one volume, two folders, and a small box. The printed samples span the years from approximately 1876 to 1920.
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Printer's sample book
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1368
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (.25 linear foot)
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circa 1876-1920
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A small collection of a Philadelphia printer's samples comprising one volume, two folders, and a small box. The printed samples span the years from approximately 1876 to 1920.
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Business cards Manuscripts, American--19th century Manuscripts, American--20th century Monograms Sample books
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1888
Creator:
Kyri, Dr., active 19th century
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a prose poem written by Dr. Kyri entitled Natur-Symphonie. The poem was inspired by Beethoven's 9th symphony.
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Natur-Symphonie: Ein Gedicht in Prosa (Nach dem Character der IX. Symphonie von L. v. Beethoven) Friedericke Ptak gewidemet
creator
Kyri, Dr., active 19th century
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1949
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1888
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A volume containing a prose poem written by Dr. Kyri entitled Natur-Symphonie. The poem was inspired by Beethoven's 9th symphony.
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English
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Kyri, Dr., active 19th century
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Codices Manuscripts, German--19th century Poetry
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Date added: 2018-08-23
1856-1860
Creator:
Birkett, John, 1839-1912
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist John Birkett spanning the years from 1856 to 1860. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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John Birkett pharmaceutical recipe book
creator
Birkett, John, 1839-1912
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1940
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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1856-1860
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A volume comprised of formulas written by English chemist and druggist John Birkett spanning the years from 1856 to 1860. The formulas in the volume were used for medicinal, hygienic, and household purposes.
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1850s 1860s
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English
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Birkett, John, 1839-1912
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Codices Formularies (Medicine) Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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Date added: 2018-08-16
circa 1916-2007
Creator:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
Extent: 48 boxes
Papers supplementing the Marian Anderson Papers, comprising correspondence (general and fan mail); business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel DePreist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher; Anderson's notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
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Marian Anderson supplementary papers
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 708
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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48 boxes
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circa 1916-2007
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Papers supplementing the Marian Anderson Papers, comprising correspondence (general and fan mail); business correspondence, records and contracts; manuscript and typescript biographical materials; some materials belonging to her sisters Alyse Anderson and Ethel DePreist, her mother Anna D. Anderson, and her husband, Orpheus H. Fisher; Anderson's notes, journals, calendars, and financial documents; correspondence and memorabilia from James DePreist; programs and publicity materials; clippings; awards and tributes; and memorabilia.
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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Anderson, Alyse, 1899-1965 Anderson, Anna D. (Anna Delilah) DePreist, Ethel Anderson, 1902-1990 DePreist, James, 1936 - Hurok Concerts, Inc..
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Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Scrapbooks Speeches
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Date added: 2018-08-15
1894-2002
(Bulk: 1960-2002)
Creator:
Shadur, Joseph
Shadur, Yehudit
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Joseph and Yehudit Shadur were pioneers of Jewish folk art and the subject of Middle Eastern studies and environmental conservation in Israel. Their collection includes two series, one of the writings, correspondence, book reviews, and research by Joseph Shadur, and the other, published works by or about Yehudit Shadur, or containing images of her paper-cuts. These documents date from 1894 to 2002, with the majority of the documents produced from 1960 to 2002.
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Joseph and Yehudit Shadur papers
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Shadur, Joseph Shadur, Yehudit
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1359
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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1894-2002
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1960-2002
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Joseph and Yehudit Shadur were pioneers of Jewish folk art and the subject of Middle Eastern studies and environmental conservation in Israel. Their collection includes two series, one of the writings, correspondence, book reviews, and research by Joseph Shadur, and the other, published works by or about Yehudit Shadur, or containing images of her paper-cuts. These documents date from 1894 to 2002, with the majority of the documents produced from 1960 to 2002.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Shadur, Joseph Shadur, Yehudit
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Books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Manuscripts for publication Research notes Writings (documents)
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Date added: 2018-08-09
circa 1880s-1937
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection consists of advertisements by dentists and dental practices in France; images (both illustration and photographic) of dentists, patients, and apparatus; and writings by French dentists relating to the field of dentistry.
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French dental ephemera
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PUSp.Print Collection 54
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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circa 1880s-1937
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This collection consists of advertisements by dentists and dental practices in France; images (both illustration and photographic) of dentists, patients, and apparatus; and writings by French dentists relating to the field of dentistry.
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Advertisements Articles Photographs Technical illustrations Writings (documents)
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