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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1947
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Rare Book Room at the University of Pennsylvania opened on May 27, 1947. The opening was attended by more than five hundred guests, and speeches were given by Dr. Charles W. David, Director of Libraries; President George W. McClelland; Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach; and the primary speaker for the evening, Randolph G. Adams, Director of the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan. The collection contains administrative documents pertaining to the planning of the event including program details, correspondence, acceptances, and regrets.
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University of Pennsylvania Library records regarding the opening of the Rare Book Room
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University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1013
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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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1947
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The Rare Book Room at the University of Pennsylvania opened on May 27, 1947. The opening was attended by more than five hundred guests, and speeches were given by Dr. Charles W. David, Director of Libraries; President George W. McClelland; Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach; and the primary speaker for the evening, Randolph G. Adams, Director of the William L. Clements Library of the University of Michigan. The collection contains administrative documents pertaining to the planning of the event including program details, correspondence, acceptances, and regrets.
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University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. David, Charles W. (Charles Wendell), 1885-1984
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Administrative records Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1954-2006
(Bulk: 1985-2005)
Creator:
Carroll, Terence E.
Extent: 5 linear feet ((11 boxes))
Terence E. Carroll (1925-2009) was a public health advocate active in Detroit and Washington, D.C. He worked for the Michigan Credit Union League, the League Life Insurance Company, the National Institute on Rehabilitation and Health Services, the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Southeastern Michigan, Public Health Information Services, and the National Association for Public Health Policy. The collection consists of personal materials, personal and professional correspondence, material on affiliated public health organizations, writings and speeches by Carroll and others, and photographs of Carroll's professional life.
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Terence E. Carroll papers
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Carroll, Terence E.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1124
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5 linear feet ((11 boxes))
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1954-2006
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1985-2005
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Terence E. Carroll (1925-2009) was a public health advocate active in Detroit and Washington, D.C. He worked for the Michigan Credit Union League, the League Life Insurance Company, the National Institute on Rehabilitation and Health Services, the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Southeastern Michigan, Public Health Information Services, and the National Association for Public Health Policy. The collection consists of personal materials, personal and professional correspondence, material on affiliated public health organizations, writings and speeches by Carroll and others, and photographs of Carroll's professional life.
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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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Carroll, Terence E. Carroll, Terence E. Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Southeastern Michigan. National Association for Public Health Policy. Wayne State University.
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Administrative records Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Speeches Typescripts Writings (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1978-1995
Creator:
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) was established in 1977 to foster and improve the study and teaching of the early period of the history of the United States, from about 1789 to about 1848. This collection includes administrative and conference files which document, to a limited degree, the operations, communications, and annual conferences of SHEAR, as well as the publication of its The Journal of the Early Republic. In addition, this collections documents the operation of the Conference of Historical Journals, an organization closely associated with SHEAR with the mission to promote the publication of history in periodical form.
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Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) records
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Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1421
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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)
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1978-1995
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The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) was established in 1977 to foster and improve the study and teaching of the early period of the history of the United States, from about 1789 to about 1848. This collection includes administrative and conference files which document, to a limited degree, the operations, communications, and annual conferences of SHEAR, as well as the publication of its The Journal of the Early Republic. In addition, this collections documents the operation of the Conference of Historical Journals, an organization closely associated with SHEAR with the mission to promote the publication of history in periodical form.
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
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Administrative records Conference proceedings Correspondence Membership lists Reports
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1908-2003
Creator:
Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-, Musician
Extent: 76 linear feet (178 boxes)
Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was an American classical pianist known as one of the 20th century’s greatest soloists and for fostering a vibrant culture of chamber music via the Marlboro Music School and Festival. The papers consist mainly of materials collected by Serkin himself (including his personal correspondence, performance records, papers relating to Marlboro, Curtis Institute of Music, and the Institute for Young Performing Musicians) as well as a small amount of related material added by his wife and his biographers.
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Rudolf Serkin papers
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Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-, Musician
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 813
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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76 linear feet (178 boxes)
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1908-2003
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Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was an American classical pianist known as one of the 20th century’s greatest soloists and for fostering a vibrant culture of chamber music via the Marlboro Music School and Festival. The papers consist mainly of materials collected by Serkin himself (including his personal correspondence, performance records, papers relating to Marlboro, Curtis Institute of Music, and the Institute for Young Performing Musicians) as well as a small amount of related material added by his wife and his biographers.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Serkin, Rudolf, 1903- Curtis Institute of Music. Institute for Young Performing Musicians. Marlboro Music School and Festival.
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Administrative records Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
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
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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)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1870-1984
(Bulk: 1930-1984)
Creator:
Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
Extent: 27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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Otto Albrecht papers
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984
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PUSP.Ms. Coll. 1106
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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27.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
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1870-1984
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1930-1984
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Otto Edwin Albrecht (1899-1984) was an internationally known music bibliographer and professor of romance languages and musicology at the University of Pennsylvania. This collection documents his professional career and contains extensive information on his research relating to the history of music in Boston, New York and Philadelphia, the location of European music manuscripts in the United States, and his work identifying sources for Répertoire International des Sources Musicales; his work with music organizations including the American Musicological Society and the Music Library Association; and his work at and for the University of Pennsylvania's Music Library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Albrecht, Otto E. (Otto Edwin), 1899-1984 American Musicological Society. International Inventory of Musical Sources (Organization) . Music Library Association. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Romance Languages. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Friends. University of Pennsylvania. Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. University of Pennsylvania.
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Administrative records Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Receipts (financial records) Research notes School records Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1946-2013
Creator:
Marlboro Music School and Festival.
Extent: 150 linear feet (227 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
The Marlboro Music School and Festival Records spans Marlboro’s history from 1950 through 2013 and showcases its influence on chamber music in America as it documents its growth from a small and informally organized summer school in the early 1950s to its current status as a prestigious institution that has shaped careers and inspired the formation of numerous renowned ensembles. The school's emphasis is on the intensive study of chamber music where young and senior professionals collaborate in a relaxed atmosphere that is removed from the demanding rehearsal and performance schedules that they face throughout the year. The collection comprises administrative documents, concert programs, printed promotional materials, articles and reviews, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the Marlboro School of Music and annual summer festival as well as the related Musicians from Marlboro touring series and the Marlboro Recording Society.
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Marlboro Music School and Festival records
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Marlboro Music School and Festival.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 950
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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150 linear feet (227 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
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1946-2013
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The Marlboro Music School and Festival Records spans Marlboro’s history from 1950 through 2013 and showcases its influence on chamber music in America as it documents its growth from a small and informally organized summer school in the early 1950s to its current status as a prestigious institution that has shaped careers and inspired the formation of numerous renowned ensembles. The school's emphasis is on the intensive study of chamber music where young and senior professionals collaborate in a relaxed atmosphere that is removed from the demanding rehearsal and performance schedules that they face throughout the year. The collection comprises administrative documents, concert programs, printed promotional materials, articles and reviews, photographs, and audio-visual materials relating to the Marlboro School of Music and annual summer festival as well as the related Musicians from Marlboro touring series and the Marlboro Recording Society.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Marlboro Music School and Festival. Casals, Pablo, 1896-1973 Music at Marlboro. Musicians from Marlboro. Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-
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Administrative records Architectural drawings (visual works) Articles Audiovisual materials Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Ledgers (account books) Letters Memorabilia Negatives (photographic) Newspapers Oral histories (document genres) Pamphlets Periodicals Photographs Press releases Printed ephemera Promotional materials Sound recordings Tape reels
Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives [Contact Us]
1946-2016
Creator:
International Communication Association., Creator
Extent: 25 linear feet (60 boxes)
Originally established in 1950 as the National Society for the Study of Communication, the International Communication Association (ICA) has grown to be the largest worldwide academic organization devoted to the systematic study of communication. The collection is composed primarily of administrative records created and/or collected by various officers from 1946 to 2016, and serves to document the association’s development over the years. Materials include correspondence, board meeting minutes and reports, bylaws and constitutions, conference proceedings, division records, financial records, membership records, and publication records.
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International Communication Association records
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International Communication Association., Creator
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PU-AC.ICA.01
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University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives
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25 linear feet (60 boxes)
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1946-2016
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Originally established in 1950 as the National Society for the Study of Communication, the International Communication Association (ICA) has grown to be the largest worldwide academic organization devoted to the systematic study of communication. The collection is composed primarily of administrative records created and/or collected by various officers from 1946 to 2016, and serves to document the association’s development over the years. Materials include correspondence, board meeting minutes and reports, bylaws and constitutions, conference proceedings, division records, financial records, membership records, and publication records.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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International Communication Association. International Communication Association. National Communication Association. National Society for the Study of Communication. Speech Association of America. Speech Communication Association.
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Administrative records Agendas (administrative records) Annual reports Bylaws (administrative records) Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Financial records Minutes (administrative records) Newsletters Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1901-2016
Creator:
Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
Extent: 59.5 linear feet (67 boxes)
The Hedgerow Theatre Company was established in 1923 by Jasper Deeter, a New York based actor and director. Located in the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Community of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hedgerow holds the distinction as the longest serving Repertory Theatre in America. The Hedgerow Theatre Company records contains a wide variety of materials, from business records and show materials to member ephemera and photographs. The collection provides both a practical and intimate look into the workings of this repertory theatre.
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Hedgerow Theatre Company records
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1321
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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59.5 linear feet (67 boxes)
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1901-2016
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The Hedgerow Theatre Company was established in 1923 by Jasper Deeter, a New York based actor and director. Located in the Rose Valley Arts and Crafts Community of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hedgerow holds the distinction as the longest serving Repertory Theatre in America. The Hedgerow Theatre Company records contains a wide variety of materials, from business records and show materials to member ephemera and photographs. The collection provides both a practical and intimate look into the workings of this repertory theatre.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Deeter, Jasper Hedgerow Theatre (Organization : Rose Valley, Pa.). Reed, Penelope
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Administrative records Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Drawings (visual works) Financial records Minutes (Records) Photographs Playbills Plays (performed works) Promotional materials Prompt books Publications (documents) Scores Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1941-1950s, 1975
Creator:
Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (one box)
David Mendelssohn (1915-1999) was a Jewish-American soldier during World War II. This collection documents in a limited way his service during World War II, probably stateside, from his draft to his discharge.
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David Mendelssohn papers relating to World War II
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Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1407
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (one box)
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1941-1950s, 1975
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David Mendelssohn (1915-1999) was a Jewish-American soldier during World War II. This collection documents in a limited way his service during World War II, probably stateside, from his draft to his discharge.
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Mendelssohn, David, 1915-1999 United States. Army.
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Administrative records Correspondence Photographs
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
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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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]
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
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
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.
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Administrative records Correspondence Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Minutes (administrative records)
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 (born 1937) is 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 (born 1937) is 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)
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