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1889-1894
Creator:
Great Britain. Army. Highland Light Infantry.
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This album contains 68 12 x 8 inch photographs of India and the 2nd Highland Light Infantry (74th Highlanders) in the late 19th century. About one third of the photos are of the regiment and the rest are photos of India (mostly Shimla, Calcutta, Cherat, and Lucknow).
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2nd Highlanders Light Infantry photograph album of India
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Great Britain. Army. Highland Light Infantry.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1160
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1889-1894
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This album contains 68 12 x 8 inch photographs of India and the 2nd Highland Light Infantry (74th Highlanders) in the late 19th century. About one third of the photos are of the regiment and the rest are photos of India (mostly Shimla, Calcutta, Cherat, and Lucknow).
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1945
Extent: 08 linear feet
This collection is composed of about 80 photographs taken in India in and around 1945 by an unidentified soldier, likely British.
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[British] soldier's photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1171
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet
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1945
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This collection is composed of about 80 photographs taken in India in and around 1945 by an unidentified soldier, likely British.
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1944-2016
(Bulk: 1960-2009)
Creator:
Solomonow, Allan
Extent: 34.8 linear feet (36 boxes)
Allan Wayne Solomonow (1937-2020) was a Jewish peace activist who was active in New York City and the San Francisco Bay area from the 1970s through the 2010s. His particular concern was Middle East peace, especially the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This collection documents Solomonow's life's work and primarily comprise his professional papers related to the Jewish peace community as well as collected secondary material that informed his thinking.
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Allan Solomonow papers
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Solomonow, Allan
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1247
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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34.8 linear feet (36 boxes)
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1944-2016
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1960-2009
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Allan Wayne Solomonow (1937-2020) was a Jewish peace activist who was active in New York City and the San Francisco Bay area from the 1970s through the 2010s. His particular concern was Middle East peace, especially the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This collection documents Solomonow's life's work and primarily comprise his professional papers related to the Jewish peace community as well as collected secondary material that informed his thinking.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Solomonow, Allan American Friends Service Committee. Anti-defamation League. Breira. Coalition Against Surveillance. Committee on New Alternatives in the Middle East. Middle East Peace Project. Munazzamat al-Tahrir al-Filastiniyah. New Jewish Agenda (Organization). Solomonow, Allan
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Administrative records Audiovisual materials Books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Notes Periodicals Photographs Slides (photographs) Speeches Writings (documents)
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circa 1930-1935
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This photograph album was probably created by a British subject traveling (or possibly living) in Karachi, in what is now Pakistan. For the most part, these beautiful photographs which were carefully mounted and captioned appear to be travel photographs, although the time frame of the album, dating from 1930 to 1935, indicates the photographer and compiler was in the country for longer than a mere visit. The album appears to cover areas of what is now Pakistan and northern India, with a focus on Karachi, Port Said, Sandspit, New Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Seringapatam, and Sivasamudram. Photographs focus largely on urban and scenic vistas, but the photographer also documents the people of India.
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British India photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1137
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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circa 1930-1935
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This photograph album was probably created by a British subject traveling (or possibly living) in Karachi, in what is now Pakistan. For the most part, these beautiful photographs which were carefully mounted and captioned appear to be travel photographs, although the time frame of the album, dating from 1930 to 1935, indicates the photographer and compiler was in the country for longer than a mere visit. The album appears to cover areas of what is now Pakistan and northern India, with a focus on Karachi, Port Said, Sandspit, New Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Seringapatam, and Sivasamudram. Photographs focus largely on urban and scenic vistas, but the photographer also documents the people of India.
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1930-1934
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume)
This collection consists of about 170 photographs, placed in an album, taken in India between 1930 and 1934 by an unidentified British soldier. Though the soldier is unknown, it is almost certain that he served in the Royal Fusiliers. The photographs in the album largely depict the every day life of British soldiers and their social activities, as well as providing evidence of British interest in Indian life and customs.
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British soldier's photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1195
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1930-1934
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This collection consists of about 170 photographs, placed in an album, taken in India between 1930 and 1934 by an unidentified British soldier. Though the soldier is unknown, it is almost certain that he served in the Royal Fusiliers. The photographs in the album largely depict the every day life of British soldiers and their social activities, as well as providing evidence of British interest in Indian life and customs.
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1930s
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Great Britain. Army.
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circa 1920s-1930s
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is composed of several hundred photographs taken in India and Egypt, probably by a British soldier during the 1930s.
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British soldier's photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1165
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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circa 1920s-1930s
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This collection is composed of several hundred photographs taken in India and Egypt, probably by a British soldier during the 1930s.
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1909-1963
Creator:
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Chester Garfield Fuson (1881-1965) taught English, geography, and Bible studies at the Canton Christian College in Canton, China. He participated in a magnetic survey across Asia, and served as a teaching missionary under the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions from 1917 to 1949. The collection documents Fuson's life in China from 1909 to 1917, as well as his continued interest in the country from 1943 to 1963.
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Chester G. Fuson papers
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Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 932
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1909-1963
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Chester Garfield Fuson (1881-1965) taught English, geography, and Bible studies at the Canton Christian College in Canton, China. He participated in a magnetic survey across Asia, and served as a teaching missionary under the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions from 1917 to 1949. The collection documents Fuson's life in China from 1909 to 1917, as well as his continued interest in the country from 1943 to 1963.
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Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism.
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Articles Diaries Photographs Publications (documents)
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1940 July 28-August 4
Creator:
Buege, Dorothy M., 1915-2007, Author
Extent: 0.1 linear feet ((1 volume))
Dorothy M. Buege (1915-2007), née Dorothy Meyer, was a resident of Kiel, Wisconsin who traveled with friends Eunice Becker and Louise Kissinger from July 28 to August 4, 1940, via Powers Tours of Chicago to east coast locations across Canada and the United States, including the 1939–1940 New York World's Fair. This annotated scrapbook, compiled by Dorothy, documents her travels via photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, maps, ticket stubs, and receipts.
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Dorothy Meyer travel scrapbook
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Buege, Dorothy M., 1915-2007, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1328
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear feet ((1 volume))
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1940 July 28-August 4
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Dorothy M. Buege (1915-2007), née Dorothy Meyer, was a resident of Kiel, Wisconsin who traveled with friends Eunice Becker and Louise Kissinger from July 28 to August 4, 1940, via Powers Tours of Chicago to east coast locations across Canada and the United States, including the 1939–1940 New York World's Fair. This annotated scrapbook, compiled by Dorothy, documents her travels via photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, maps, ticket stubs, and receipts.
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Buege, Dorothy M., 1915-2007 New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.).
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Memorabilia Photographs Postcards Scrapbooks
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1934-1935
Creator:
Mellor, Edith Mary, 1890-1976, Author
Extent: 2 boxes
A travel diary by Edith Mary Mellor (1890-1976) recounting her journey from London, England to Jerusalem and Egypt from November 1934 to January 1935. Accompanying the diary are travel materials, post cards, correspondence, and some photogrpahs.
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Edith Mary Mellor travel diary
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Mellor, Edith Mary, 1890-1976, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1111
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 boxes
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1934-1935
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A travel diary by Edith Mary Mellor (1890-1976) recounting her journey from London, England to Jerusalem and Egypt from November 1934 to January 1935. Accompanying the diary are travel materials, post cards, correspondence, and some photogrpahs.
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1930s
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Mellor, Edith Mary, 1890-1976 Pullenye, Christina Victory Pansy
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Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts, English--20th century Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Tourist maps Travel guidebooks
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1938
Creator:
Parrack, Elizabeth R. F. (Elizabeth Rees Felix), 1914-2006
Extent: 2 volumes
A small collection of materials created by Elizabeth R. F. Parrack comprising one oblong photograph album, a copied typescript itinerary, and one folded world map.
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Elizabeth R. F. Parrack photograph album
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Parrack, Elizabeth R. F. (Elizabeth Rees Felix), 1914-2006
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1080
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 volumes
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1938
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A small collection of materials created by Elizabeth R. F. Parrack comprising one oblong photograph album, a copied typescript itinerary, and one folded world map.
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Parrack, Elizabeth R. F. (Elizabeth Rees Felix), 1914-2006 Thomas Cook (Firm).
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Itineraries Manuscripts, American--20th century Photograph albums Photographs Picture postcards Ticket stubs
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1928-1960, undated
Creator:
Miller, Elizabeth Turner, 1911-1985
Extent: 1.35 linear foot (5 boxes)
The Elizabeth T. Miller papers, part of the Caroline F. Schimmel Collection of Women in the American Wilderness, contain documentation of Miller’s 1940 travels through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, along with some later correspondence and recollections of the trip. Miller, a commercial artist from Baltimore, Maryland, undertook this journey with her cousin, sculptor and archaeologist Benjamin Turner Kurtz; the acclaimed operatic singer Carolyn Long; and photographer John Henry Coon. The majority of the collection consists of scrapbooks documenting various Mayan ruins and archaeological sites in these countries. Essays published in the Bulletin of the Natural History Society of Maryland (and a few unpublished pieces) written by Miller and Kurtz are also included, as are miscellaneous photos, notes, letters, publications and documents relating to this trip.
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Elizabeth T. Miller papers
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Miller, Elizabeth Turner, 1911-1985
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1265
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.35 linear foot (5 boxes)
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1928-1960, undated
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The Elizabeth T. Miller papers, part of the Caroline F. Schimmel Collection of Women in the American Wilderness, contain documentation of Miller’s 1940 travels through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, along with some later correspondence and recollections of the trip. Miller, a commercial artist from Baltimore, Maryland, undertook this journey with her cousin, sculptor and archaeologist Benjamin Turner Kurtz; the acclaimed operatic singer Carolyn Long; and photographer John Henry Coon. The majority of the collection consists of scrapbooks documenting various Mayan ruins and archaeological sites in these countries. Essays published in the Bulletin of the Natural History Society of Maryland (and a few unpublished pieces) written by Miller and Kurtz are also included, as are miscellaneous photos, notes, letters, publications and documents relating to this trip.
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Miller, Elizabeth Turner, 1911-1985 Coon, John Henry Harrington, John Peabody Kurtz, Benjamin Turner, 1899-1960 Long, Carolyn, 1915-1991 Natural History Society of Maryland.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Photograph albums Photographs Scrapbooks
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1895-1896
Creator:
Gunther, Ernest Rudolph, 1862-1923
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is composed of a photograph album containing photographs of various regions of India. The cover lists the following dates and cities: 1895-1896, Bombay, Ahmedabad, Jeypore, Amber, Delhi, Agra, Fatipur, Benares, Calcutta, Darjeeling and Madras. A few of the photos capture individuals participating in events such as the tiger hunt or the elephant ride but the majority of the photographs are of landscapes. Most of the photos are large (around 7x10 inches) and are of high artistic quality. Some of the photographs are labelled but most are not. The bookplate on the first page indicates the album was at least owned, and probably compiled, by Ernest Rudolph Gunther.
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Ernest Rudolph Gunther photograph album of India
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Gunther, Ernest Rudolph, 1862-1923
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1164
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1895-1896
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This collection is composed of a photograph album containing photographs of various regions of India. The cover lists the following dates and cities: 1895-1896, Bombay, Ahmedabad, Jeypore, Amber, Delhi, Agra, Fatipur, Benares, Calcutta, Darjeeling and Madras. A few of the photos capture individuals participating in events such as the tiger hunt or the elephant ride but the majority of the photographs are of landscapes. Most of the photos are large (around 7x10 inches) and are of high artistic quality. Some of the photographs are labelled but most are not. The bookplate on the first page indicates the album was at least owned, and probably compiled, by Ernest Rudolph Gunther.
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1944-1945
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This photograph album documents a General Motors plant in Calcutta from 1944 to 1945 and the activities of the creator while in India.
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General Motors Overseas R-3-A plant in India photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1189
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1944-1945
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This photograph album documents a General Motors plant in Calcutta from 1944 to 1945 and the activities of the creator while in India.
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1940s
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General motors corporation.
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1945-1946
Creator:
Budke, Harold A., 1914-1997
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Captain Harold A. Budke was a medic in the United States Army, posted in Calcutta from 1945 to 1946. The photographs in his album document his experiences from his trip to Calcutta, to his service with the United States Army Dispensary, to his day-to-day experiences in the city, and to his work preparing the U.S.S. Marine Panther to transport GI's and patients from India in early 1946.
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Harold A. Budke World War II photograph album of India
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Budke, Harold A., 1914-1997
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1155
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear feet (1 box)
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1945-1946
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Captain Harold A. Budke was a medic in the United States Army, posted in Calcutta from 1945 to 1946. The photographs in his album document his experiences from his trip to Calcutta, to his service with the United States Army Dispensary, to his day-to-day experiences in the city, and to his work preparing the U.S.S. Marine Panther to transport GI's and patients from India in early 1946.
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Budke, Harold A., 1914-1997 General A. W. Greely (Transport ship). United States. Army. Medical Corps.
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1911-1929
Creator:
Vaux, Henry, 1883-1957
Extent: 1 linear feet (1 box)
Major Henry George Vaux (1883-1957) was a military secretary in the British Army, posted in India. He served as Aide de Camp to Lord Carmichael who served as Governor of Victoria from 1908 to 1911, Governor of Madras from 1911 to 1912, and Governor of Bengal from 1912 to 1914. Major Vaux also served under Lord Ronaldshay, Lord Lytton and Lord Sykes. He was named Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire in 1921 by King George the V. Major Vaux ended his career as a Lieutenant Colonel. The five volumes of photographs capture the luxurious style and activities present in the lives of the highest ranking British military posted to India, and their families, in the early part of the 20th century. The subject of many photographs are the leisure activities enjoyed by this group – horse races, polo, hunting, tennis – as well as ceremonial events such as visits of kings, queens and dignitaries of all kind. Some family life is included as well through wedding photos, photos of pets, and of the many residences in which this all took place.
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Henry Vaux photograph albums of India
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Vaux, Henry, 1883-1957
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1134
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear feet (1 box)
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1911-1929
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Major Henry George Vaux (1883-1957) was a military secretary in the British Army, posted in India. He served as Aide de Camp to Lord Carmichael who served as Governor of Victoria from 1908 to 1911, Governor of Madras from 1911 to 1912, and Governor of Bengal from 1912 to 1914. Major Vaux also served under Lord Ronaldshay, Lord Lytton and Lord Sykes. He was named Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire in 1921 by King George the V. Major Vaux ended his career as a Lieutenant Colonel. The five volumes of photographs capture the luxurious style and activities present in the lives of the highest ranking British military posted to India, and their families, in the early part of the 20th century. The subject of many photographs are the leisure activities enjoyed by this group – horse races, polo, hunting, tennis – as well as ceremonial events such as visits of kings, queens and dignitaries of all kind. Some family life is included as well through wedding photos, photos of pets, and of the many residences in which this all took place.
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1909
Creator:
Barrett, Jessie Randall, 1850-1918
Extent: 1 volume (+ 5 leaves)
Volume containing a typescript travel diary entitled Impressions in Japan, Korea and China, spanning six months from February to August 1909. Written by Jessie Randall Barrett who traveled with her with her daughter Kate Helen Barrett.
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Impressions in Japan, Korea, and China
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Barrett, Jessie Randall, 1850-1918
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2044
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 5 leaves)
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1909
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Volume containing a typescript travel diary entitled Impressions in Japan, Korea and China, spanning six months from February to August 1909. Written by Jessie Randall Barrett who traveled with her with her daughter Kate Helen Barrett.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Manuscripts, English--20th century Photographs
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1927-1942
Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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India and England photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1196
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear foot (1 volume and 1 folder)
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1927-1942
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This volume, probably created by a British citizen living in India as a result of military service, consists of more than 300 photographs taken from 1927 to 1942. Most of the photographs are set in the Assam state of India, though there are several pages filled with photographs of English villages. The album documents life for the British community in India during the first half of the 20th century.
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1945 October-1947 January
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection of about 200 photographs represents the time a young woman spent in India from October of 1945 to January of 1947, while she was likely working at military hospitals.
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India, Burma and Ceylon photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1166
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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This collection of about 200 photographs represents the time a young woman spent in India from October of 1945 to January of 1947, while she was likely working at military hospitals.
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1909-1914
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 box)
This photograph album includes 97 photos taken between 1909 and 1914 in India, primarily in the Shimla and Pune area. The photographer is unknown, but it is likely that he was a British soldier in the 3rd Sappers and Miners in the Indian Army.
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Indian photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1158
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 box)
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1909-1914
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This photograph album includes 97 photos taken between 1909 and 1914 in India, primarily in the Shimla and Pune area. The photographer is unknown, but it is likely that he was a British soldier in the 3rd Sappers and Miners in the Indian Army.
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India. Army. Sappers and Miners, 3rd.
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1942-1944
Creator:
Eisner, Irving
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This album, carefully created by Irving Eisner, chronicles his time as a corporal in the U.S. Army posted in India from 1942 to 1944. It mostly focuses on his friendships with other military personnel and his vacations while in India.
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Irving Eisner World War II photograph album of India
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Eisner, Irving
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1157
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1942-1944
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This album, carefully created by Irving Eisner, chronicles his time as a corporal in the U.S. Army posted in India from 1942 to 1944. It mostly focuses on his friendships with other military personnel and his vacations while in India.
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Eisner, Irving United States. Army Service Forces. United States. Army. Services of Supply. Base Section No. 1.
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1833-2007
Creator:
Wallis, Jane Wright Proctor, 1875-1956
Extent: 10 linear feet (18 boxes)
A Philadelphia native, Jane Wright Proctor Wallis (1875-1956) was the daughter of Sarah Jane Wright and Josiah Kendall Proctor (the founder and owner of several prominent city businesses) and a mother of ten children. The Jane Wright Proctor Wallis family papers provide a glimpse into early 20th-century family life through correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection dates from 1833 to 2007, revealing a pride in the history and genealogy of the Proctor Wallis family across its many generations. In addition to familial topics, this collection features many materials documenting events of the early 20th Century as well as various Philadelphia-area social and charitable clubs.
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Jane Wright Proctor Wallis family papers
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Wallis, Jane Wright Proctor, 1875-1956
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1310
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10 linear feet (18 boxes)
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1833-2007
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A Philadelphia native, Jane Wright Proctor Wallis (1875-1956) was the daughter of Sarah Jane Wright and Josiah Kendall Proctor (the founder and owner of several prominent city businesses) and a mother of ten children. The Jane Wright Proctor Wallis family papers provide a glimpse into early 20th-century family life through correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection dates from 1833 to 2007, revealing a pride in the history and genealogy of the Proctor Wallis family across its many generations. In addition to familial topics, this collection features many materials documenting events of the early 20th Century as well as various Philadelphia-area social and charitable clubs.
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Wallis, Jane Wright Proctor, 1875-1956 Friends' Central School‏. Proctor family Proctor, Josiah Kendall, 1848-1920 Smith College‏. Wallis family
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Correspondence Family papers Genealogies (histories) Negatives (photographic) Photographs School records Scrapbooks
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1912-2012
Creator:
Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1894-1945
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John "Jack" Borland Thayer (1894-1945) and his mother, Marian Longstreth Morris Thayer (circa 1872-1944), survived the sinking of the Titanic along with only 705 other people. His father, John Borland Thayer (1862-1912) died during the only voyage of the "unsinkable" ship. The John B. Thayer memorial collection of the sinking of the Titanic, contains first-hand accounts of the sinking, Thayer family material, and more recent material documenting the continued interest in and efforts to memorialize the tragedy.
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John B. Thayer memorial collection of the sinking of the Titanic
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Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1894-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 968
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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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1912-2012
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John "Jack" Borland Thayer (1894-1945) and his mother, Marian Longstreth Morris Thayer (circa 1872-1944), survived the sinking of the Titanic along with only 705 other people. His father, John Borland Thayer (1862-1912) died during the only voyage of the "unsinkable" ship. The John B. Thayer memorial collection of the sinking of the Titanic, contains first-hand accounts of the sinking, Thayer family material, and more recent material documenting the continued interest in and efforts to memorialize the tragedy.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1894-1945 Ismay, J. Bruce (Joseph Bruce), 1862-1937 Thayer, John B. (John Borland), 1862-1912 Thayer, Marian Longstreth Morris, 1873-1944 Titanic (Steamship).
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Memoirs Photographs Typescripts
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circa 1945-1950
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
This volume consists of photographs of Karachi, Bombay, and Lahore, that may have been taken at the end of World War II. There are several loose post-war photographs that may have been taken in the creator's hometown, possibly in Canada.
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Karachi, Bombay, and Lahore photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1186
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume and 1 folder)
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circa 1945-1950
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This volume consists of photographs of Karachi, Bombay, and Lahore, that may have been taken at the end of World War II. There are several loose post-war photographs that may have been taken in the creator's hometown, possibly in Canada.
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1934-1979
(Bulk: 1951-1953)
Creator:
Reichert, Katharine, E
Extent: 1.33 linear feet (7 boxes)
Katharine "Kay" E. Reichert was an Air Force nurse who served with the Far East Air Force in Japan during the Korean War. After her return to the United States, Reichert earned her B.S. in Nursing Education from the University of Pennsylvania and then her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The bulk of this collection is comprised of photo albums and scrapbooks documenting daily life and excursions to destinations around Japan. Also included are official and personal papers and ephemera, yearbooks from Reichert's studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and artifacts such as medical bag and equipment, military insignias and honors, and door signs.
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Katharine E. Reichert photograph albums, scrapbooks, and papers
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Reichert, Katharine, E
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1212
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.33 linear feet (7 boxes)
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1934-1979
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1951-1953
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Katharine "Kay" E. Reichert was an Air Force nurse who served with the Far East Air Force in Japan during the Korean War. After her return to the United States, Reichert earned her B.S. in Nursing Education from the University of Pennsylvania and then her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The bulk of this collection is comprised of photo albums and scrapbooks documenting daily life and excursions to destinations around Japan. Also included are official and personal papers and ephemera, yearbooks from Reichert's studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and artifacts such as medical bag and equipment, military insignias and honors, and door signs.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1950s
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Reichert, Katharine, E United States. Air Force Nurse Corps. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine. University of Pennsylvania. School of Nursing.
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Medical equipment Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographs School yearbooks Scrapbooks
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1918-1919
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection captures what is likely a vacation of a British couple with their dog and at least one staff person through the region of Kulu and Kashmir from 1918 to 1919.
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Kulu and Kashmir travel photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1187
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1918-1919
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This collection captures what is likely a vacation of a British couple with their dog and at least one staff person through the region of Kulu and Kashmir from 1918 to 1919.
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1910s
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