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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1690-1871
(Bulk: 1748-1804)
Creator:
Smith, William, 1727-1803,
Extent: 2 cubic feet
The Rev. William Smith (1727-1803) was the first Provost of the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania). In addition to his teaching duties, Smith was an Anglican clergyman in Philadelphia and active in Pennsylvania politics in support of the Penn family prior to the American Revolution. The papers primarily document Smith's public and political activities from 1753 to 1775.
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William Smith Papers
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Smith, William, 1727-1803,
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 S664
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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2 cubic feet
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1690-1871
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1748-1804
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The Rev. William Smith (1727-1803) was the first Provost of the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania). In addition to his teaching duties, Smith was an Anglican clergyman in Philadelphia and active in Pennsylvania politics in support of the Penn family prior to the American Revolution. The papers primarily document Smith's public and political activities from 1753 to 1775.
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Smith, William, 1727-1803 College, Academy, and Charitable Schools of Philadelphia. Columbia University. -- General subdivision--History.; Episcopal Church. -- General subdivision--History.; Fergusson, Elizabeth Graeme, 1737-1801 Goldsborough, Charles, 1761-1801 Hamilton, James, 1710-1783 Jay, James, Sir, 1732-1815 King's College (New York, N.Y.). Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811 Penn, John, 1729-1795 Penn, Juliana, 1729-1801 Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775 Peters, Richard, 1704-1776 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Smith, Charles, 1765-1836 Smith, Rebecca, 1733-1793 Society for the Propagating Christian Knowledge Among the Germans Settled in Pennsylvania. Yeates, Jasper, 1745-1817
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1752-1903
(Bulk: 1861-1898)
Creator:
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
Extent: 9 volumes
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
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William Pepper papers
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 904
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 volumes
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1752-1903
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1861-1898
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The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898 University of Pennsylvania--19th century.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1821-1969
Creator:
Horner, William, 1776-1840,
Extent: 18 items
Willaim Edmonds Horner was dean of the Medical School of Pennsylvania (1822-1852), Professor of Anatomy (1831-1853), and wrote the first pathology textbook published in the United States (Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, 1829). The Journals detail William Edmonds Horner's travels from the United States to Europe in 1821.
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William Edmonds Horner Papers
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Horner, William, 1776-1840,
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 H816
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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18 items
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1821-1969
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Willaim Edmonds Horner was dean of the Medical School of Pennsylvania (1822-1852), Professor of Anatomy (1831-1853), and wrote the first pathology textbook published in the United States (Treatise on Pathological Anatomy, 1829). The Journals detail William Edmonds Horner's travels from the United States to Europe in 1821.
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Horner, William, 1776-1840 Gregory, XVI, Pope, 1765-1846 Horner, Inman, 1791-1860
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Correspondence.
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1726-1933
(Bulk: 1865-1913)
Creator:
Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
Extent: 2 cubic feet
John W. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1875, and went on to a career as an industry executive and capitalist as well as a local historian. The Townsend Collection contains documents ranging in date from 1726 to 1933. The vast majority of these items belonged to John W. Townsend. These papers trace local and national history through John W. Townsend's personal, family and business interests.
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Townsend Family Papers
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Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
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UPT 50 T752
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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2 cubic feet
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1726-1933
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1865-1913
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John W. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1875, and went on to a career as an industry executive and capitalist as well as a local historian. The Townsend Collection contains documents ranging in date from 1726 to 1933. The vast majority of these items belonged to John W. Townsend. These papers trace local and national history through John W. Townsend's personal, family and business interests.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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Townsend, John W., 1855-1939 Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 Cambria Steel Company. Glen Mills School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Holy Trinity Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- General subdivision--Assassination.; Rittenhouse Cricket Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Ship Tavern Farm (Chester County, Pa.). Townsend, John W., 1789-1874
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Clippings. Correspondence. Currency. Memorabilia. Photoprints. Scrapbooks.
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1662-1977
(Bulk: 1685-1715)
Creator:
Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730
Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
Extent: 1 box
This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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Southwell family papers on Ireland
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1084
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
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1662-1977
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1685-1715
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This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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1660s 1670s 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
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702 Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717 Van Homrigh, Bartholomew, -1703
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Correspondence Financial records Petitions
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1708-1955
(Bulk: 1923-1955)
Creator:
Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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Siegfried Weisberger papers
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1377
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1708-1955
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1923-1955
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This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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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
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Peabody Book Shop.
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Autobiographies Correspondence Poems Writings (documents)
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1825-1895
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains London-based newspaper clippings of literary reviews as well as a few music reviews and poems dating between 1825 and 1895 regarding Charles Lamb and his literary circle.
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Scrapbook regarding Charles Lamb and his circle
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1750
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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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1825-1895
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This volume contains London-based newspaper clippings of literary reviews as well as a few music reviews and poems dating between 1825 and 1895 regarding Charles Lamb and his literary circle.
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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
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Clippings (information artifacts) Scrapbooks
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1798-1988
Extent: 51 cubic feet
The Dental School Library Historical Collection documents the development of dental education in the University of Pennsylvania from the time the University created its dental department to the present.
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School of Dental Medicine. Dental School Library Historical Collection
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UPC 4.11
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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51 cubic feet
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1798-1988
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The Dental School Library Historical Collection documents the development of dental education in the University of Pennsylvania from the time the University created its dental department to the present.
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1806-1960
Creator:
Sorkin, Sanford
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Sanford Sorkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1963 with an interest in collecting stamps and other items of philatelic value. The collection consists of correspondence, miscellaneous documents, and ephemera such as postcards, tradecards, and stamped envelopes that Sorkin and his father collected more for their stamps and other evidence of early postal service than for their content. The materials are largely unrelated to one another aside from their philatelic interest.
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Sanford Sorkin philately collection
creator
Sorkin, Sanford
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1105
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet (1 box)
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1806-1960
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Sanford Sorkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1963 with an interest in collecting stamps and other items of philatelic value. The collection consists of correspondence, miscellaneous documents, and ephemera such as postcards, tradecards, and stamped envelopes that Sorkin and his father collected more for their stamps and other evidence of early postal service than for their content. The materials are largely unrelated to one another aside from their philatelic interest.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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Sorkin, Sanford Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868
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Correspondence Envelopes Postage stamps Postcards
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1734-1910
Creator:
Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
Extent: 6 boxes
The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Samuel D. Ingham correspondence
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 889
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 boxes
inclusive date
1734-1910
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The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860 Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1822-1873
Creator:
S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker.
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Day (born 1806 or 1807 in Middlesex, England) owned and operated his own business, S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Maker, located in Strood and Rochester, Kent County, England. This collection includes Day’s contract of indenture, apprenticeship rules, recipes, and detailed records of clients' orders dating from 1850 to 1873.
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuitmaker records
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 829
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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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1822-1873
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Samuel Day (born 1806 or 1807 in Middlesex, England) owned and operated his own business, S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Maker, located in Strood and Rochester, Kent County, England. This collection includes Day’s contract of indenture, apprenticeship rules, recipes, and detailed records of clients' orders dating from 1850 to 1873.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker. Day, Samuel
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Contracts Receipts (financial records) Recipes
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1684-1942
Creator:
Morgadanes, Roberto
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Roberto Morgadanes, a native of Mexico, studied for his doctorate in Romance languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1940 to 1942, specializing in the origin of colonial Mexican drama. This collection consists of documents relating to Roberto Morgadanes's studies as well as original Mexican religious dramas, mainly dating from the late 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century.
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Roberto Morgadanes collection of Mexican religious dramas
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Morgadanes, Roberto
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 969
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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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1684-1942
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Roberto Morgadanes, a native of Mexico, studied for his doctorate in Romance languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1940 to 1942, specializing in the origin of colonial Mexican drama. This collection consists of documents relating to Roberto Morgadanes's studies as well as original Mexican religious dramas, mainly dating from the late 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century.
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Spanish; Castilian
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Morgadanes, Roberto
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Correspondence Plays (performed works)
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1799-1946
(Bulk: 1822-1854)
Creator:
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 31 boxes
Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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Robert Montgomery Bird papers
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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 108
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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31 boxes
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1799-1946
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1822-1854
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Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854 Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908‏ Bird, Mary E. Foust, Clement E. (Clement Edgar)
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century Writings (document genre)
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1820-1991
(Bulk: 1830-1908)
Creator:
Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908
Bird, Mary E.
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains correspondence between Robert Montgomery Bird, his wife Mary E. Bird, their son Frederic Mayer Bird, and other family members. It provides accounts of daily life in New Castle, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 19th century.
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Robert Montgomery Bird family correspondence
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Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908 Bird, Mary E. Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1074
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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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1820-1991
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1830-1908
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This collection contains correspondence between Robert Montgomery Bird, his wife Mary E. Bird, their son Frederic Mayer Bird, and other family members. It provides accounts of daily life in New Castle, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 19th century.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908 Bird, Mary E. Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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Correspondence Family papers Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1752-1883
(Bulk: 1856-1883)
Creator:
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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Robert H. Gere papers
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Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1250
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1752-1883
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1856-1883
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Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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Diaries Genealogies (histories)
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1798-1975
(Bulk: 1915-1972)
Creator:
Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; ,
Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975,
Extent: 4 cubic feet
The Dechert family was involved in Philadelphia's legal, civic, and military history from the mid-nineteenth century through twentieth century. The Robert Dechert Family Papers primarily document the life of Robert Dechert, touching upon almost all of his activities.
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Robert Dechert Family Papers
creator
Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; , Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975,
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UPT 50 D293
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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4 cubic feet
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1798-1975
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1915-1972
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The Dechert family was involved in Philadelphia's legal, civic, and military history from the mid-nineteenth century through twentieth century. The Robert Dechert Family Papers primarily document the life of Robert Dechert, touching upon almost all of his activities.
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Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975 Dechert, Elijah, 1799-1854 Dechert, Henry Martyn, 1832-1918 Dechert, Henry Taylor, 1859-1915 Dechert, Robert Porter, 1842-1894 Holdsworth, William Searle, 1871-1944 Lawrenceville School (N.J.). Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.. Pennsylvania. National Guard. Phillips Brooks School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Porter family. Porter, Andrew, 1743-1813 Porter, David Rittenhouse, 1788-1867 Porter, James Madison, 1793-1862 Porter, Robert, 1768-1848 St. John's College (University of Oxford). United States. Dept. of Defense. -- General subdivision--Officials and employees.; University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society. Award of Merit. University of Pennsylvania. Robert Dechert Collection of Americana. University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--Alumni and alumnae.; West Philadelphia Home Guard (Pa.).
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Articles. Awards. Clippings. Commissions. Correspondence. Diaries. Examinations. Lecture notes. Letters. Memorabilia. Minutes. Newspapers. Pamphlets. Photoprints. Scrapbooks. Speeches. Wills.
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1824-1871
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprised of culinary and wine recipes written by and unnamed author in England spanning the years from 1824 to 1871.
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Recipe book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2041
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1824-1871
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A volume comprised of culinary and wine recipes written by and unnamed author in England spanning the years from 1824 to 1871.
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Recipes
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1785-1982
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
Extent: 103 boxes
The collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture records
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 92
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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103 boxes
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1785-1982
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The collection is divided into three major series: I. 18th and 19th century records, II. 20th century records, and III. John M. Okie papers. The first comprises correspondence, administrative records, and ephemera; the second, correspondence, committee records, financial records, proceedings, memorabilia, and collected agricultural material; the third consists of the papers of Okie, who served as assistant secretary of the Society from 1922 to 1928: he was responsible for the publication of Memoirs VI, a history of the P.S.P.A.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
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Administrative records Correspondence Financial records Memoirs Memorabilia Minutes (Records)
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1787-1883
Creator:
Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons records
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 741
repository
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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1787-1883
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The Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons (later the Pennsylvania Prison Society) was formed in 1787 to correct the issues of the city jail where prisoners were held together with little to no regard for age, gender, or nature of crime. This collection includes the Society's administrative records, case reports, and visiting reports.
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Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons.
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Account books Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Minute books Receipts (financial records) Reports Scrapbooks
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1818-1950
(Bulk: 1847-1950)
Extent: 0.33 linear foot (1 box)
This is a collection of miscellaneous music material, including manuscript scores, printed scores, and printed sheet music. In addition to the music material, there is a letter and a photograph which were sent to Benedict Nenninger.
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Miscellaneous music manuscripts
creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1192
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.33 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1818-1950
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1847-1950
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This is a collection of miscellaneous music material, including manuscript scores, printed scores, and printed sheet music. In addition to the music material, there is a letter and a photograph which were sent to Benedict Nenninger.
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Clarke, Hugh Archibald, 1839-1927 Hoffmann von Fallersleben, August Heinrich, 1798-1874 Krummeich, Paul Stansfield, William Wilson, R. Jacque (Robert Jacque)
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Cabinet photographs Correspondence Scores Sheet music
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1771-1992
(Bulk: 1872-1944)
Extent: 2.6 linear feet
The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellaneous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection.
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Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection
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ARC.MS.000
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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2.6 linear feet
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1771-1992
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1872-1944
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The Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection is a fluid one, consisting of manuscripts that are unidentified or too small for their own collection. Each sub-collection within the group is given a Miscellaneous Manuscript Number which corresponds to the collection.
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Abzan, Moshe Itzak, of Hamburgh HaCohen, Chanoch, Rabbi -- Correspondence Posnanski, Samuel Deutsch, Gotthard, 1859-1921 Benderly, Hemdah Friedenwald, Harry, 1864-1950 -- Correspondence Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923 Karafin, Samuel -- Archives Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Correspondence Hoschander, Jacob, 1874-1933 -- Correspondence Schwab, Moise, 1839-1918 Zolin, Joseph Neuman, Abraham A., (Abraham Aaron), 1890- -- Correspondence Kennedy, John, Judge Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Administration Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933 -- Administration Watts, Frederick, 1801-1889 -- Correspondence Wolf, Abraham Simon, 1809-1880. Harrison, George L., (George Leib), 1811-1885. Rubenstein, Frank Jay Lopez, Aaron, 1731-1782 -- Administration Cohen, Joshua I., 1801-1870 Montgomery, James A., (James Alan), 1866-1949. Gordon, Cyrus Herzl, 1908-2001 -- Administration Banks, Edgar James, 1866-1945 United States--Bureau of the Census. Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954 -- History Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. -- History Mortara, Pio, d. 1940. -- History Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 -- Archives Dropsie, Moses A., (Moses Aaron), 1821-1905. -- Archives Jastrow, Marcus, 1829-1903 -- Archives Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897. -- Archives Gordon, Samuel, 1871-1927.
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1817-1870
Creator:
Maberly, Alexander Cahill, 1843-1929, Author
Maberly, Charles Hensley, 1798?-1852, Author
Extent: 5 volumes
Small collection of family diaries comprises five volumes written by two authors, presumably father and son Charles Hensley Maberly and Alexander Cahill Maberly. The first four volumes were written in French by Charles Hensley spanning the years from 1817 to 1821. The fifth volume was written by Alexander Cahill Maberly in 1870 during a European tour.
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Maberly family diaries
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Maberly, Alexander Cahill, 1843-1929, Author Maberly, Charles Hensley, 1798?-1852, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1824
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 volumes
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1817-1870
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Small collection of family diaries comprises five volumes written by two authors, presumably father and son Charles Hensley Maberly and Alexander Cahill Maberly. The first four volumes were written in French by Charles Hensley spanning the years from 1817 to 1821. The fifth volume was written by Alexander Cahill Maberly in 1870 during a European tour.
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Maberly, Alexander Cahill, 1843-1929 Maberly, Charles Hensley, 1798?-1852
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Diaries Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, English--19th century Manuscripts, French--19th century Photographs Quotations Reading lists
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1802-1965
(Bulk: 1850-1871)
Creator:
Kane Family,
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
The Kane family was prominent in Philadelphia society and politics during the nineteenth century. The Kane Family Papers consists primarily of correspondence to Elizabeth D. Kane from her family.
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Kane Family Papers
creator
Kane Family,
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UPT 50 K916
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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0.5 cubic feet
inclusive date
1802-1965
bulk date
1850-1871
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The Kane family was prominent in Philadelphia society and politics during the nineteenth century. The Kane Family Papers consists primarily of correspondence to Elizabeth D. Kane from her family.
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1850s 1860s 1870s
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Kane Family Bird, Mabel Bayard Kane, 1837-1897 Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857 Kane, Elizabeth D. Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909 Kane, Jane Duval Leiper Kane, John K., (John Kintzing), 1795-1858 Kane, John Kintzing, 1833-1886 Kintzing, Abraham, 1763-1835 Kintzing, Eliza. Shields, Charles W., (Charles Woodruff), 1825-1904 Wise, John C.
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1706-1968
Creator:
Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
Extent: 9 cubic feet
Josiah Harmar Penniman was the fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two parts, the professional and personal papers of Josiah H. Penniman and papers of his family, mainly, his father James Lanman Penniman, his mother Maria Davis Hosmer, and his brother James Hosmer Penniman.
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Josiah Harmar Penniman Papers
creator
Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941
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UPT 50 P414
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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9 cubic feet
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1706-1968
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Josiah Harmar Penniman was the fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of two parts, the professional and personal papers of Josiah H. Penniman and papers of his family, mainly, his father James Lanman Penniman, his mother Maria Davis Hosmer, and his brother James Hosmer Penniman.
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Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941 American Dialect Society. American Philosophical Society. American Society for the Advancement of Science. English Association of Great Britain. Hosmer, Maria Davis, 1830-1914 Modern Language Association of America. Penniman, Ida Jutte Penniman, James Hosmer, 1860-1931 Penniman, James Lanman,, 1832-1890 Pilgrams in London. Royal Societies Club. Society of Colonial Wars. Sons of the Revolution. The Pennsylvanian. University of Pennsylvania. Presidents. University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--History; Chronological subdivision--20th century.; Walther, Ida Jutte William Penn Charter School. Wood, Francis C., (Francis Clark.)
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1806-1927
(Bulk: 1890-1927)
Creator:
Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927
Extent: 0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains the papers of John L. Stewart, an educator and Public Service Commissioner for the state of Pennsylvania. Ranging in date from 1890 to 1927 (with one 1806 newspaper) these letters, newspaper clippings, notes and pamphlets outline the progression of Stewart’s career from principal of the Northeast Manual Training School to professor at, and eventually president of, Lehigh University. Documents concerning a 1926 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that questioned legality of Stewart’s position on the Public Service Commission are included in this collection, as are many letters of condolence received by Stewart’s wife upon his death.
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John L. Stewart papers
creator
Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1101
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1806-1927
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1890-1927
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This collection contains the papers of John L. Stewart, an educator and Public Service Commissioner for the state of Pennsylvania. Ranging in date from 1890 to 1927 (with one 1806 newspaper) these letters, newspaper clippings, notes and pamphlets outline the progression of Stewart’s career from principal of the Northeast Manual Training School to professor at, and eventually president of, Lehigh University. Documents concerning a 1926 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that questioned legality of Stewart’s position on the Public Service Commission are included in this collection, as are many letters of condolence received by Stewart’s wife upon his death.
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927 Lehigh University. Pennsylvania. Public Service Commission. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Lecture notes Publications (documents) Scrapbooks
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