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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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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English
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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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1934-1992
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 122 boxes
This collection comprises the administrative records of the Society, reflecting trends in musicological scholarship and academic training through the course of the twentieth century. Included is correspondence with individuals and institutions related to music research, as well as correspondence among officers of the Society and among committees. Also included are minutes, membership records and directories, records of annual meetings, events and chapters, financial and tax records, and miscellaneous administrative records. Publication series contains substantial correspondence with authors and editorial staff regarding scholarly works, including Tischler’s Earliest Motets, the Works of William Billings, Ockeghem’s Works, and the New Josquin Edition. Administrative correspondents include Presidents Charles Seeger, Curt Sachs, Gustave Reese, Donald Grout, William Mitchell, William S. Newman, Oliver Strunk, Jan LaRue, James Haar, Claude Palisca, Margaret Bent, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Janet Knapp, and Lewis Lockwood; Treasurers Otto Albrecht and Paul Henry Lang; Executive Director Alvin Johnson; Secretary Rita Benton; and Members of the Board Nino Pirrotta, Manfred Bukofzer, Alfred Einstein, Arthur Mendel, and Edward Lowinsky.
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American Musicological Society records
creator
American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 221
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
122 boxes
inclusive date
1934-1992
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection comprises the administrative records of the Society, reflecting trends in musicological scholarship and academic training through the course of the twentieth century. Included is correspondence with individuals and institutions related to music research, as well as correspondence among officers of the Society and among committees. Also included are minutes, membership records and directories, records of annual meetings, events and chapters, financial and tax records, and miscellaneous administrative records. Publication series contains substantial correspondence with authors and editorial staff regarding scholarly works, including Tischler’s Earliest Motets, the Works of William Billings, Ockeghem’s Works, and the New Josquin Edition. Administrative correspondents include Presidents Charles Seeger, Curt Sachs, Gustave Reese, Donald Grout, William Mitchell, William S. Newman, Oliver Strunk, Jan LaRue, James Haar, Claude Palisca, Margaret Bent, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Janet Knapp, and Lewis Lockwood; Treasurers Otto Albrecht and Paul Henry Lang; Executive Director Alvin Johnson; Secretary Rita Benton; and Members of the Board Nino Pirrotta, Manfred Bukofzer, Alfred Einstein, Arthur Mendel, and Edward Lowinsky.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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American Musicological Society. American Musicological Society.
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Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1950-2003
(Bulk: 1980-2003)
Creator:
American Musicological Society.
Extent: 66 boxes
This collection contains correspondence and administrative records supplementing the main collection of records, focusing on the 1980s and 1990s, with detailed records on committee activities and publications. Several officers of the AMS figure prominently in the collection. The supplementary records overlap chronologically and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 221, American Musicological Society Records.
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American Musicological Society supplementary records
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American Musicological Society.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 645
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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66 boxes
inclusive date
1950-2003
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1980-2003
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This collection contains correspondence and administrative records supplementing the main collection of records, focusing on the 1980s and 1990s, with detailed records on committee activities and publications. Several officers of the AMS figure prominently in the collection. The supplementary records overlap chronologically and should be used in conjunction with Ms. Coll. 221, American Musicological Society Records.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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American Musicological Society. American Musicological Society.
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Administrative records Correspondence Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Minutes (Records)
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1971-1998
Creator:
American Poetry Review.
Extent: 217 boxes
The collection primarily comprises the editorial files maintained on each contributor to the journal. Included in these files are correspondence between the authors, translaters, and editors of APR, manuscripts submitted for publication, galleys corrected by the authors and editors, and editors’ votes and comments on submitted manuscripts. Other series include a small section of administrative correspondence, financial records from 1972-1980, photographs of the writers whose work has been published in APR, and an incomplete run of the periodical.
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American Poetry Review records
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American Poetry Review.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 349
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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217 boxes
inclusive date
1971-1998
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The collection primarily comprises the editorial files maintained on each contributor to the journal. Included in these files are correspondence between the authors, translaters, and editors of APR, manuscripts submitted for publication, galleys corrected by the authors and editors, and editors’ votes and comments on submitted manuscripts. Other series include a small section of administrative correspondence, financial records from 1972-1980, photographs of the writers whose work has been published in APR, and an incomplete run of the periodical.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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American Poetry Review. American Poetry Review.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts for publication Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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1943-1998
Creator:
Parr, Ann L. Kessinger, 1923-1998
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Geddes Mumford (1925-1944) was the son of Lewis and Sophia Mumford and a World War II soldier who was killed in action. In the years before his death, he was romantically involved with Ann Louise Kessinger Parr, who collected and saved material relating to Geddes's service, death, and memory.
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Ann Parr collection of material relating to Geddes Mumford
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Parr, Ann L. Kessinger, 1923-1998
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1423
repository
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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1943-1998
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Geddes Mumford (1925-1944) was the son of Lewis and Sophia Mumford and a World War II soldier who was killed in action. In the years before his death, he was romantically involved with Ann Louise Kessinger Parr, who collected and saved material relating to Geddes's service, death, and memory.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Parr, Ann L. Kessinger, 1923-1998 Mumford, Geddes, 1925-1944 Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence
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1681-2000
(Bulk: 1681-1760)
Creator:
Elias, Archibald C., 1944-
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
This collection consists of manuscripts and papers relating primarily to seveententh and eighteenth century Ireland and Great Britain formerly owned by A.C. Elias, a literary scholar who wrote extensively on Jonathan Swift and his circle.
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Archibald Elias collection of manuscripts
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Elias, Archibald C., 1944-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1085
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1681-2000
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1681-1760
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This collection consists of manuscripts and papers relating primarily to seveententh and eighteenth century Ireland and Great Britain formerly owned by A.C. Elias, a literary scholar who wrote extensively on Jonathan Swift and his circle.
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s
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English
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Elias, Archibald C., 1944- Bacon, Montagu, 1688–1749 Palmerston, Henry Temple, 1673-1757 Stillingfleet, Benjamin, 1702-1771 Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 Temple, William, 1628-1699
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Correspondence Epitaphs Poems Sermons Wills
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1829-2018
(Bulk: 2014-2018)
Creator:
Bloom, Arthur W., 1939-
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur Bloom (born 1939), an author and scholar of American theater, studied and wrote a book on Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), a prominent Philadelphia-born actor. This collection contains research materials for Bloom's work, Edwin Forrest: A Biography and Performance History (2019). These include some limited original materials by and related to Forrest, extensive printout copies of newspaper articles about Forrest, contemporary scholarly publications related to Forrest and American theater, and other research materials.
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Arthur Bloom research collection on Edwin Forrest
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Bloom, Arthur W., 1939-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1429
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1829-2018
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2014-2018
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Arthur Bloom (born 1939), an author and scholar of American theater, studied and wrote a book on Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), a prominent Philadelphia-born actor. This collection contains research materials for Bloom's work, Edwin Forrest: A Biography and Performance History (2019). These include some limited original materials by and related to Forrest, extensive printout copies of newspaper articles about Forrest, contemporary scholarly publications related to Forrest and American theater, and other research materials.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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2010s
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English
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Bloom, Arthur W., 1939- Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
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Biographies Clippings (information artifacts) Research notes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1918-1994
Creator:
Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
Arthur Hawley "Joe" Scouten was a scholar of British literature and theater and a University of Pennsylvania professor. This collection contains a small amount of his research materials and correspondence, as well as some biographical and memorial materials and a number of his school and work records.
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Arthur Scouten papers
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Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1426
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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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1918-1994
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Arthur Hawley "Joe" Scouten was a scholar of British literature and theater and a University of Pennsylvania professor. This collection contains a small amount of his research materials and correspondence, as well as some biographical and memorial materials and a number of his school and work records.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Research notes
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1929-2012
(Bulk: 1970-2012)
Creator:
Tehon, Atha
Extent: 11.5 linear feet (30 boxes and 8 oversized folders)
Atha Tehon (1926-2012) was a children's book designer and art director at Dial Books for Young Readers for thirty years and a freelance designer. This collection documents Tehon's life and career in the field of children's book publishing through correspondence, professional papers, project files on children's books, artwork, and awards.
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Atha Tehon papers
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Tehon, Atha
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1260
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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11.5 linear feet (30 boxes and 8 oversized folders)
inclusive date
1929-2012
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1970-2012
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Atha Tehon (1926-2012) was a children's book designer and art director at Dial Books for Young Readers for thirty years and a freelance designer. This collection documents Tehon's life and career in the field of children's book publishing through correspondence, professional papers, project files on children's books, artwork, and awards.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Tehon, Atha Dial Books for Young Readers. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. HarperCollins (Firm). Pinkney, Jerry Sendak, Maurice, 1928-2012 Steig, William, 1907-2003
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Audiovisual materials Awards Book jackets Calendars Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Machine-readable artifacts Memorabilia Mock-ups Page proofs Sketchbooks Sketches
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1922-2018
Creator:
Bernard Quaritch (Firm).
Extent: 12 linear feet
Founded in London in 1847 by German émigré Bernard Alexander Quaritch (1819–1899), Bernard Quaritch Ltd. is one of the most influential antiquarian bookselling firms in the world. Quaritch has long played an especially critical role as agent for American institutions and collectors at London auctions. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than five hundred Quaritch catalogs and bulletins published after 1920 in the Penn Libraries’ collections. The collection is especially comprehensive from the 1950s to 2000s.
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Bernard Quaritch catalogs
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Bernard Quaritch (Firm).
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PUSp.Print Collection 60
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 linear feet
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1922-2018
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Founded in London in 1847 by German émigré Bernard Alexander Quaritch (1819–1899), Bernard Quaritch Ltd. is one of the most influential antiquarian bookselling firms in the world. Quaritch has long played an especially critical role as agent for American institutions and collectors at London auctions. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than five hundred Quaritch catalogs and bulletins published after 1920 in the Penn Libraries’ collections. The collection is especially comprehensive from the 1950s to 2000s.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Bernard Quaritch (Firm). Bernard Quaritch (Firm).
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Auction catalogs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1991-2003
Creator:
Hansen, Bert
Sigerist Circle.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Sigerist Circle, organized in 1990, is a group of health-left medical historians, as well as scholars and other supporters interested in the history of health care and the biomedical sciences; with special interest in the issues of class, race, and gender. This collection contains correspondence, minutes and agendas, and publications of the Sigerist Circle, dating from 1991 to 2003.
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Bert Hansen collection of Sigerist Circle material
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Hansen, Bert Sigerist Circle.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1382
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1991-2003
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The Sigerist Circle, organized in 1990, is a group of health-left medical historians, as well as scholars and other supporters interested in the history of health care and the biomedical sciences; with special interest in the issues of class, race, and gender. This collection contains correspondence, minutes and agendas, and publications of the Sigerist Circle, dating from 1991 to 2003.
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1990s 2000s
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English
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Hansen, Bert Sigerist Circle. Lear, Walter J. (Walter Jay), 1923-2010
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Administrative records Bibliographies Correspondence Minutes (Records) Newsletters Publications (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1885-2018
Extent: 38 linear feet (38 boxes)
For more than a century the Penn Libraries have been purchasing books and manuscripts at public auction in the United States and abroad. This finding aid serves as a guide to more than 750 auction catalogs for books and manuscripts from sixteen international auction houses in Print Collection 48 as well as other catalogs from these auction houses held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries, that were collected by Penn curators and staff members.
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Book and Manuscript Auction catalogs
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PUSp.Print Collection 48
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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38 linear feet (38 boxes)
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1885-2018
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For more than a century the Penn Libraries have been purchasing books and manuscripts at public auction in the United States and abroad. This finding aid serves as a guide to more than 750 auction catalogs for books and manuscripts from sixteen international auction houses in Print Collection 48 as well as other catalogs from these auction houses held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries, that were collected by Penn curators and staff members.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Auction catalogs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1932-2012
Creator:
Curley, Bruce , Author
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
Bruce Curley (b. 1955) is an American poet and technical writer. This collection contains literary journals featuring Bruce Curley's poems, as well as a manuscript and an audio recording of Curley reading his work.
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Bruce Curley papers
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Curley, Bruce , Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1352
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1932-2012
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Bruce Curley (b. 1955) is an American poet and technical writer. This collection contains literary journals featuring Bruce Curley's poems, as well as a manuscript and an audio recording of Curley reading his work.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Curley, Bruce
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Poems Poetry Publications (documents)
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1996-1999
Extent: 1 box (1 box of 4 folders)
Small collection regarding the poetry of C. K. Williams. One item is an original manuscript by the author of the poem "House."
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C. K. Williams collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1046
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box (1 box of 4 folders)
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1996-1999
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Small collection regarding the poetry of C. K. Williams. One item is an original manuscript by the author of the poem "House."
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1990s
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English
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Berg, Stephen, 1934-2014
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Correspondence Letters Manuscripts, American--20th century Poems
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1954-2002
Creator:
Potok, Chaim
Extent: 233 boxes
The papers document the literary career, professional endeavors, rabbinical work, and personal life of 20th-century writer Chaim Potok. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, writings, lectures, sermons, research, drawings, promotional material, contracts, memorabilia, and letters from admirers. Potok’s writing process can be traced from conception to publication: from notebooks for ideas, outlines, hand-written drafts, and annotated typescripts and galleys. Some works took on many forms and required several collaborations: one example, The Chosen, his first novel, published in 1967, was adapted into a film, a musical, and a play. There are over 1500 correspondents, including colleagues, family members, and friends. Potok’s working and social relationships are demonstrated in letters with his editor, Robert Gottlieb, and with scholars such as Jonas C. Greenfield, Moshe Greenberg, and Nahum M. Sarna. Other correspondents include writers Elie Wiesel, Saul Bellow, and Cynthia Ozick. The papers record aspects of Potok’s life with his family while living in Israel from 1973 to 1977. Also preserved is his detailed correspondence with the Slepak family for his study of the refusniks, resulting in the publication of The Gates of November in 1996. Further displaying his multi-faceted life and career are drawings and children’s books.
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Chaim Potok papers
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Potok, Chaim
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 730
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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233 boxes
inclusive date
1954-2002
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The papers document the literary career, professional endeavors, rabbinical work, and personal life of 20th-century writer Chaim Potok. The collection comprises personal and professional correspondence, writings, lectures, sermons, research, drawings, promotional material, contracts, memorabilia, and letters from admirers. Potok’s writing process can be traced from conception to publication: from notebooks for ideas, outlines, hand-written drafts, and annotated typescripts and galleys. Some works took on many forms and required several collaborations: one example, The Chosen, his first novel, published in 1967, was adapted into a film, a musical, and a play. There are over 1500 correspondents, including colleagues, family members, and friends. Potok’s working and social relationships are demonstrated in letters with his editor, Robert Gottlieb, and with scholars such as Jonas C. Greenfield, Moshe Greenberg, and Nahum M. Sarna. Other correspondents include writers Elie Wiesel, Saul Bellow, and Cynthia Ozick. The papers record aspects of Potok’s life with his family while living in Israel from 1973 to 1977. Also preserved is his detailed correspondence with the Slepak family for his study of the refusniks, resulting in the publication of The Gates of November in 1996. Further displaying his multi-faceted life and career are drawings and children’s books.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Potok, Chaim
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1818-2000
(Bulk: 1907-1998)
Creator:
Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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Charlotte Cushman Club records
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1223
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
inclusive date
1818-2000
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1907-1998
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Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876
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Account books Awards Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Engravings (prints) Minutes (Records) Photographs Plays (performed works) Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1874-2005
Creator:
Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
Extent: 32.8 linear feet (82 boxes)
Chef Fritz Blank (1942 August 25 – 2014 September 9) was a prominent chef, restaurateur, and gastronome during the beginnings of Philadelphia’s second-wave restaurant renaissance in the 1980s. His Victus Populi collection comprises over 3,000 recipe booklets, pamphlets, and cookbooks but constitutes only a small subset of Chef Fritz Blank’s enormous cookbook library that was set apart by its focus on the American consumer and home cook. Blank titled the collection Victus Populi (Latin for “Food of the People”) because he saw these pamphlets as one of the best sources of historical information about purchasing, cooking, and consumption habits of the American public in the 20th century. Many of the items appear to be promotional items or product premiums, often produced using relatively inexpensive materials and, as evidenced by extensive wear-and-tear and the occasional spatter, heavily used in household kitchens.
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Chef Fritz Blank Victus Populi collection
creator
Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
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PUSp.Print Coll. 13
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
32.8 linear feet (82 boxes)
inclusive date
1874-2005
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Chef Fritz Blank (1942 August 25 – 2014 September 9) was a prominent chef, restaurateur, and gastronome during the beginnings of Philadelphia’s second-wave restaurant renaissance in the 1980s. His Victus Populi collection comprises over 3,000 recipe booklets, pamphlets, and cookbooks but constitutes only a small subset of Chef Fritz Blank’s enormous cookbook library that was set apart by its focus on the American consumer and home cook. Blank titled the collection Victus Populi (Latin for “Food of the People”) because he saw these pamphlets as one of the best sources of historical information about purchasing, cooking, and consumption habits of the American public in the 20th century. Many of the items appear to be promotional items or product premiums, often produced using relatively inexpensive materials and, as evidenced by extensive wear-and-tear and the occasional spatter, heavily used in household kitchens.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
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Booklets Cookbooks Pamphlets Publications (document genre) Recipes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1967-2018
Creator:
Christie's International PLC.
Extent: 38 linear feet (38 boxes)
Founded in 1766 Christie's is one of the world's largest auction house. It has played an increasingly central role in the sale of rare books and manuscripts over the course of the 20th century. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than 500 Christie’s catalogs held in Print Coll. 43 as well as Christie’s catalogs post-1977 which are not present in Print Coll. 43 but are held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries. Those catalogs with box and folder numbers present are in Print Coll. 43, those with library call numbers listed can be found in the Penn Libraries catalog, those listed as being in Print Coll. 28 are located in the Lawrence J. Schoenberg collection of catalogs.
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Christie’s auction catalogs
creator
Christie's International PLC.
id
PUSp.Print Collection 43
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
38 linear feet (38 boxes)
inclusive date
1967-2018
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Founded in 1766 Christie's is one of the world's largest auction house. It has played an increasingly central role in the sale of rare books and manuscripts over the course of the 20th century. This finding aid serves as a guide to the more than 500 Christie’s catalogs held in Print Coll. 43 as well as Christie’s catalogs post-1977 which are not present in Print Coll. 43 but are held elsewhere in the Penn Libraries. Those catalogs with box and folder numbers present are in Print Coll. 43, those with library call numbers listed can be found in the Penn Libraries catalog, those listed as being in Print Coll. 28 are located in the Lawrence J. Schoenberg collection of catalogs.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Christie's International PLC.
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Auction catalogs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1991-2016
Creator:
Selman, Matt
Extent: 35 linear feet (35 boxes)
This collection consists of television scripts, storyboards, and audiovisual material for Seinfeld (seasons 2 to 7), The Simpsons (seasons 7 to 28), The Simpsons Movie (2007), and a few episodes of other television shows, including The Vindicators, Futurama, and Twin Cities. The bulk of the material relates to The Simpsons.
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Collection of Simpsons and Seinfeld scripts and storyboards
creator
Selman, Matt
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1408
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
35 linear feet (35 boxes)
inclusive date
1991-2016
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This collection consists of television scripts, storyboards, and audiovisual material for Seinfeld (seasons 2 to 7), The Simpsons (seasons 7 to 28), The Simpsons Movie (2007), and a few episodes of other television shows, including The Vindicators, Futurama, and Twin Cities. The bulk of the material relates to The Simpsons.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Selman, Matt Seinfeld (Television program). Simpsons (Television program)‏. Twentieth Century-Fox Television, Inc.
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Audiovisual materials Notes Storyboards Television scripts
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1998-2016
Creator:
Common Press.
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
title
Common Press printed projects and ephemera
creator
Common Press.
id
PUSp.Print Coll. 37
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
inclusive date
1998-2016
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abstract/scope/contents
The Common Press is the letterpress printing studio at the University of Pennsylvania and was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on January 17, 2006, the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth. It was conceived as an interdisciplinary project by Kelly Writers House (a writer-centered community founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995); the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; and the University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts program, to create an environment encouraging collaboration among students with an emphasis on working among digital and analog design, writing, and image making. Projects included in this collection, dated 1998 to 2016, consist of broadsides, posters, flyers, postcards, cards, and chapbooks, and were created using a variety of printing processes and techniques.
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1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Common Press. University of Pennsylvania. Kelly Writers House. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania. School of Design. University of Pennsylvania.
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Books Broadsides (notices) Chapbooks Poetry Postcards Posters Prints
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1936-1992
Creator:
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
title
Curtis W. Davis collection on Leopold Stokowski
creator
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 965
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1936-1992
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Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Davis, Curtis W., 1928- Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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Audiovisual materials Biographies (documents) Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Research notes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1948-2008
Creator:
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013, Collector
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection includes books, chaplets, published lectures, journal issues, and exhibition catalogues from the personal library of American poet Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013). The majority of the collection consists of small-press poetry collections. Some of the collections feature Hoffman as translator or include introductory material written by Hoffman, and some of the anthologies include his work, but the great majority of the material is by others.
title
Daniel Hoffman collection of poetry imprints, plays, and writings
creator
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013, Collector
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1354
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1948-2008
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This collection includes books, chaplets, published lectures, journal issues, and exhibition catalogues from the personal library of American poet Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013). The majority of the collection consists of small-press poetry collections. Some of the collections feature Hoffman as translator or include introductory material written by Hoffman, and some of the anthologies include his work, but the great majority of the material is by others.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013
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Poems Publications (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1970-2012
Creator:
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013
Moffett, Judith, 1942-
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013) was an American poet and essayist whose lengthy career at the University of Pennsylvania (beginning in 1966) included acting as a dissertation director for Judith Moffett (born 1942), an American poet, English professor, Swedish translator, and author of twelve books. The collection covers the period from 1970, when Moffett was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania, to 2012, the year before Hoffman died. It includes letters and other correspondence addressed from Hoffman to Moffett, drafts and manuscripts of Hoffman's literary work, and a manuscript and posthumously published copy of a book of poems by Hoffman's wife, Elizabeth McFarland.
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Daniel Hoffman letters to Judith Moffett
creator
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Moffett, Judith, 1942-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1026
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1970-2012
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Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013) was an American poet and essayist whose lengthy career at the University of Pennsylvania (beginning in 1966) included acting as a dissertation director for Judith Moffett (born 1942), an American poet, English professor, Swedish translator, and author of twelve books. The collection covers the period from 1970, when Moffett was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania, to 2012, the year before Hoffman died. It includes letters and other correspondence addressed from Hoffman to Moffett, drafts and manuscripts of Hoffman's literary work, and a manuscript and posthumously published copy of a book of poems by Hoffman's wife, Elizabeth McFarland.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Moffett, Judith, 1942- McFarland, Elizabeth, 1922-2005 Merrill, James, 1926-1995
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Publications (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1950-2012
Creator:
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains twenty-one letters from Professor Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013), former US Poet Laureate, to Professor Norman Kelvin (1924-2014), dating from 1950 to 2012. These letters document the friendship between Kelvin and Hoffman, their careers, and their personal lives.
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Daniel Hoffman letters to Norman Kelvin
creator
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1227
repository
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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1950-2012
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abstract/scope/contents
This collection contains twenty-one letters from Professor Daniel Hoffman (1923-2013), former US Poet Laureate, to Professor Norman Kelvin (1924-2014), dating from 1950 to 2012. These letters document the friendship between Kelvin and Hoffman, their careers, and their personal lives.
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 Kelvin, Norman
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1923-2000
(Bulk: 1975-1998)
Creator:
Mahoney, David J.
Extent: 73 boxes
Personal papers of business executive and philanthropist David J. Mahoney. The bulk of the materials comprise correspondence from 1951 to 2000, including letters from Richard Nixon, Norton Simon, William Safire, and Vernon Jordan; writings from 1965 to 1999, including two books written by Mahoney: Confessions of a Street Smart Manager (1988) with Richard Conarroe and The Longevity Strategy: How to Live to 100 Using the Brain-Body Connection (1998) with Richard Restak, M.D.; and events covering the years 1968 to 1998, such as the Horatio Alger Award, which Mahoney won in 1977, and the Bilderburg Conference in both 1981 and 1982. Also available are newspaper clippings and publicity materials focusing on Mahoney as a society figure and businessman, media such as VHS tapes and DVD’s, books, photographs, and award plaques and medals.
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David J. Mahoney papers
creator
Mahoney, David J.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 763
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
73 boxes
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1923-2000
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1975-1998
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Personal papers of business executive and philanthropist David J. Mahoney. The bulk of the materials comprise correspondence from 1951 to 2000, including letters from Richard Nixon, Norton Simon, William Safire, and Vernon Jordan; writings from 1965 to 1999, including two books written by Mahoney: Confessions of a Street Smart Manager (1988) with Richard Conarroe and The Longevity Strategy: How to Live to 100 Using the Brain-Body Connection (1998) with Richard Restak, M.D.; and events covering the years 1968 to 1998, such as the Horatio Alger Award, which Mahoney won in 1977, and the Bilderburg Conference in both 1981 and 1982. Also available are newspaper clippings and publicity materials focusing on Mahoney as a society figure and businessman, media such as VHS tapes and DVD’s, books, photographs, and award plaques and medals.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Mahoney, David J.
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Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Manuscripts for publication Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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