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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1974-1984
Extent: 41 boxes
Materials, including administrative records and minutes; staff information; project files; publications; slides and audio recordings from presentations and events; and reference materials. Collection documents the activities of a coordinating committee created by the Southeastern Region of the Pennsylvania Department of Health to maintain communication between government agencies and local women’s activist organizations focusing on health issues and spun off as an independent organization in 1978. Also includes information on the professional activities of the committee’s director, JoAnne Fischer Wolf, who was special consultant to the governor on women and health.
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Women's Health Concerns Committee records
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 588
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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41 boxes
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1974-1984
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Materials, including administrative records and minutes; staff information; project files; publications; slides and audio recordings from presentations and events; and reference materials. Collection documents the activities of a coordinating committee created by the Southeastern Region of the Pennsylvania Department of Health to maintain communication between government agencies and local women’s activist organizations focusing on health issues and spun off as an independent organization in 1978. Also includes information on the professional activities of the committee’s director, JoAnne Fischer Wolf, who was special consultant to the governor on women and health.
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1970s 1980s
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English
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Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010 Wolf, JoAnne Fischer
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Memorabilia Tape reels
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1970-1972
Creator:
Bockris, Victor, 1949-
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (four containers and one oversize folder)
Telegraph Books (circa 1970-1972) was a publishing company founded by Victor Bockris, a poet, editor, and biographer of artists, authors, and musicians, poet Aram Saroyan, and literary agent Andrew Wylie. The Telegraph Books collection, dating from 1970 through 1972, documents the activities and functions of Telegraph Books publications in addition to the activities of Victor Bockris at that time, including audio recordings of interviews and conversations with colleagues and workshop materials.
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Telegraph Books collection
creator
Bockris, Victor, 1949-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 999
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (four containers and one oversize folder)
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1970-1972
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Telegraph Books (circa 1970-1972) was a publishing company founded by Victor Bockris, a poet, editor, and biographer of artists, authors, and musicians, poet Aram Saroyan, and literary agent Andrew Wylie. The Telegraph Books collection, dating from 1970 through 1972, documents the activities and functions of Telegraph Books publications in addition to the activities of Victor Bockris at that time, including audio recordings of interviews and conversations with colleagues and workshop materials.
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1970s
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English
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Bockris, Victor, 1949- Telegraph Books (Firm).
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Audiovisual materials Broadsides (notices) Correspondence Drafts (documents) Interviews Photographs Poems Publications (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1875-1997
Creator:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990
Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
Extent: 23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 958
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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23.22 linear feet (48 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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1875-1997
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The Sophia Wittenberg Mumford papers contain, correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, memorabilia, audio-visual material, financial and legal material documenting the private and public life of Sophia and her husband Lewis Mumford. A large majority of this collection is remnants of Lewis Mumford's papers that remained in their house upon his death in 1990 and were finally transferred to the University of Pennsylvania after her death in 1997.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Mumford, Sophia Wittenberg, 1899-1997 Morss, Alison Mumford, 1935-1993 Mumford, Geddes, 1925-1944
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Diaries Estate records Family papers Financial records Glass plate negatives Ledgers (account books) Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Picture postcards Research notes Typescripts Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1943-2006
(Bulk: 1970-1997)
Creator:
Hackney, Sheldon, 1933-2013
Extent: 1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Sheldon Hackney (1933-2013) was a historian of the American south, an academic administrator, and the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities during the Clinton administration. This collection consists of a very small number of papers created by Sheldon Hackney and includes research notes and audio recordings relating to his research on African American history, the Civil Rights Movement and folk life and folk song.
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Sheldon Hackney research notes on African American history, civil rights, and folk songs
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Hackney, Sheldon, 1933-2013
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 964
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1943-2006
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1970-1997
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Sheldon Hackney (1933-2013) was a historian of the American south, an academic administrator, and the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities during the Clinton administration. This collection consists of a very small number of papers created by Sheldon Hackney and includes research notes and audio recordings relating to his research on African American history, the Civil Rights Movement and folk life and folk song.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Hackney, Sheldon, 1933-2013
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Audiovisual materials Research notes Tape reels
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1901-2010
Creator:
Savoy company, Philadelphia.
Extent: 226 linear feet (326 boxes)
The Savoy Company is the oldest amateur theater company dedicated to the production of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. The collection contains administrative material, programs, musical and vocal scores, scrapbooks, audio-visual material and photographs which document its annual performance.
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Savoy Company records
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Savoy company, Philadelphia.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 905
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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226 linear feet (326 boxes)
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1901-2010
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The Savoy Company is the oldest amateur theater company dedicated to the production of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. The collection contains administrative material, programs, musical and vocal scores, scrapbooks, audio-visual material and photographs which document its annual performance.
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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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Savoy company, Philadelphia. Gilbert, W.S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900
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Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Concert programs Correspondence Photographs Scores
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1972-2008
(Bulk: 1978-1995)
Creator:
Running Press
Extent: 58 boxes
The Running Press Records are the institutional records of the Philadelphia based publisher which follow the growth and development of the company from its establishment in the early 1970s to 2008, six years after the company’s acquisition by the Perseus Book Group.
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Running Press records
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Running Press
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 727
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
58 boxes
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1972-2008
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1978-1995
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The Running Press Records are the institutional records of the Philadelphia based publisher which follow the growth and development of the company from its establishment in the early 1970s to 2008, six years after the company’s acquisition by the Perseus Book Group.
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1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Running Press
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Manuscripts, American--20th century Photographs
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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English
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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]
1919-2015
Creator:
Freedman, Molly
Freedman, Robert, 1929-
Extent: 354 items
The Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive aims to collect, preserve, and promote musical and spoken-word recordings of the Jewish people. This finding aid represents the Archive's materials on Digital Video Disc (DVD).
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Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive DVD collection
creator
Freedman, Molly Freedman, Robert, 1929-
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PUSp.Freedman DVD
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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354 items
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1919-2015
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The Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Sound Archive aims to collect, preserve, and promote musical and spoken-word recordings of the Jewish people. This finding aid represents the Archive's materials on Digital Video Disc (DVD).
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Freedman, Molly Freedman, Robert, 1929-
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Audiovisual materials DVDs Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1943-2015
Creator:
Wernick, Richard, 1934-
Extent: 22 linear feet (53 boxes)
Richard Wernick (born 1934) is an American composer and professor of music composition, working at the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. This collection documents Wernick's professional life and includes scores, professional material, concert programs, articles collected by Wernick, recordings of works by Wernick and others, and photographs.
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Richard Wernick papers
creator
Wernick, Richard, 1934-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1396
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
22 linear feet (53 boxes)
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1943-2015
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Richard Wernick (born 1934) is an American composer and professor of music composition, working at the University of Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1996. This collection documents Wernick's professional life and includes scores, professional material, concert programs, articles collected by Wernick, recordings of works by Wernick and others, and photographs.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Wernick, Richard, 1934- Penn Contemporary Players‏. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Music. University of Pennsylvania. Wernick, Richard, 1934-
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Reprographic copies Scores Tape reels
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1921-2012
Creator:
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
Extent: 155 boxes
The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Ray Evans papers
creator
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 860
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
155 boxes
inclusive date
1921-2012
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The Ray Evans papers comprise materials documenting his career as the lyricist for the songwriting team of Livingston and Evans. The collection contains correspondence, sheet music, lyrics and scripts, press clippings, audio and visual recordings, photographs, programs, awards, memorabilia, and art work. Also included are personal mementoes, including some from his time as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Evans, Ray, 1915-2007
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Audiovisual materials Awards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Machine-readable artifacts Manuscripts, American--20th century Musicals Photographs Scripts Sheet music Songs--Texts Sound recordings
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1969-2002
Creator:
Painted Bride Art Center.
Extent: 223 boxes
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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Painted Bride Art Center records
creator
Painted Bride Art Center.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 516
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
223 boxes
inclusive date
1969-2002
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abstract/scope/contents
The Records comprise 6 series, the largest and most significant of which is the first: I. Exhibitions, Performances, Readings, and Events, 1970-2002 (125 boxes). Arranged alphabetically by artist/program, this series contains correspondence, publicity material, programs, funding material, and the like for each event or performance. The remaining series entail: II. Business Records, 1970-2002 (40 boxes); III. Grant Records, 1972-2002 (15 boxes); IV. Press Records, 1970-2000 (6 boxes); V. Audio Visual Records & Computer Records, 1970-2001 (29 boxes); VI. Miscellaneous Records, 1976-2000 (6 boxes).
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Painted Bride Art Center.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Financial records Machine-readable artifacts Photographs Sound recordings Video cassettes
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1820-1994
Creator:
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
Extent: 126 boxes
The correspondence and business records of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia contain minutes of its earliest meetings; the membership, repertoire, and organization of its orchestra and chorus; information regarding financial relief afforded to its professional members and their families; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982); committee files; financial records; photographs of portraits painted by John Clarendon Darley, Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Charles Willson Peale, and others; and administrative records for the Musical Fund Society Foundation, a separate corporation formed in 1983.
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia records
creator
Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 90
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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126 boxes
inclusive date
circa 1820-1994
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The correspondence and business records of the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia contain minutes of its earliest meetings; the membership, repertoire, and organization of its orchestra and chorus; information regarding financial relief afforded to its professional members and their families; programs and other materials related to the history of Musical Fund Hall (1848-1982); committee files; financial records; photographs of portraits painted by John Clarendon Darley, Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Charles Willson Peale, and others; and administrative records for the Musical Fund Society Foundation, a separate corporation formed in 1983.
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Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia. Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 Carr, Benjamin, 1768-1831
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Financial records Legal documents Memorabilia Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1901-2015
(Bulk: 1968-2015)
Creator:
Strassfeld, Michael
Extent: 42 linear feet (70 boxes)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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Michael Strassfeld papers
creator
Strassfeld, Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1218
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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42 linear feet (70 boxes)
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1901-2015
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1968-2015
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Rabbi Michael Strassfeld (born February 8, 1950) is an American Reconstructionist Rabbi. Raised in a Orthodox Jewish household, Strassfeld was profoundly influenced by the burgeoning Jewish anti-establishment movement in the Boston area in the 1960s and early 1970s. The Michael Strassfeld papers contain the records of the his education and life's work. Represented are elements of his Orthodox upbringing, traditional Jewish education, influence of the Jewish anti-establishment and countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, and his training and practice as a Reconstructionist Rabbi.
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Strassfeld, Michael Brandeis University. Havurat Shalom (Somerville, Mass.). Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Wyncote, Pa.). Society for the Advancement of Judaism (New York, N.Y.). Strassfeld, Michael Temple Ansche Chesed (New York, N.Y.).
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Audiovisual materials Photographs Prayer books Printed ephemera School records Sermons Writings (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1928-1952
Creator:
Rotenberg, Maurice, 1897-1952
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Maurice Rotenberg (1897-1952) owned Maurice's, an "Old World" style restaurant wired by technicians from Philco to pipe classical music throughout the dining rooms from 1948 until about 1962. Popular with musical celebrities, the restaurant was run for ten years following Rotenberg's death. This collection consists of sixteen recordings that were probably among the 30,000 classical records that were played in the Rotenberg's restaurant.
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Maurice the Maestro Rotenberg record collection
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Rotenberg, Maurice, 1897-1952
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1373
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
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circa 1928-1952
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Maurice Rotenberg (1897-1952) owned Maurice's, an "Old World" style restaurant wired by technicians from Philco to pipe classical music throughout the dining rooms from 1948 until about 1962. Popular with musical celebrities, the restaurant was run for ten years following Rotenberg's death. This collection consists of sixteen recordings that were probably among the 30,000 classical records that were played in the Rotenberg's restaurant.
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Rotenberg, Maurice, 1897-1952
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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1960-2009
(Bulk: 1980-2007)
Creator:
Maternity Care Coalition.
Extent: 56 boxes
The business records of the Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a Philadelphia-based organization devoted to preventing infant mortality. Founded in 1980, the Maternity Care Coalition continued to operate at the time of the donation in 2009. The bulk of the materials comprise community outreach and client education materials, research materials, and publications. Also present within the collection are newspaper clippings, a number of media appearances captured on VHS, reel-to-reel, and audio cassettes, as well as a series of photographs that span the years 1985 to 2005.
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Maternity Care Coalition records
creator
Maternity Care Coalition.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 760
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
56 boxes
inclusive date
1960-2009
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1980-2007
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The business records of the Maternity Care Coalition (MCC), a Philadelphia-based organization devoted to preventing infant mortality. Founded in 1980, the Maternity Care Coalition continued to operate at the time of the donation in 2009. The bulk of the materials comprise community outreach and client education materials, research materials, and publications. Also present within the collection are newspaper clippings, a number of media appearances captured on VHS, reel-to-reel, and audio cassettes, as well as a series of photographs that span the years 1985 to 2005.
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Maternity Care Coalition.
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Machine-readable artifacts Photographs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1920-1997
Creator:
Millet, Martha
Extent: 8 linear feet (13 boxes)
Martha Millet (1918-2004) was a poet and literary critic active in the Communist Party USA. Along with her second husband, noted pamphleteer and left-wing journalist Sender Garlin (1902-1999), she was a frequent contributor to Marxist, Communist, and left-leaning journals, and published several books of poetry. This collection includes 9 boxes of material related to her poetic and political writings. It contains most of her poetic and critical work in manuscript form; copies of journals and anthologies to which she contributed; scrapbooks assembled by Millet to commemorate her publications; documents from the Helsinki Peace Conference of 1955 which Millet attended; work by her husband, Sender Garlin, as well as a transcript of his FBI file; and works by others, including the transcripts of Ezra Pounds WWII era radio broadcasts, which Millet used to write a book attacking Pound’s political thought.
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Martha Millet papers
creator
Millet, Martha
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1226
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1920-1997
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Martha Millet (1918-2004) was a poet and literary critic active in the Communist Party USA. Along with her second husband, noted pamphleteer and left-wing journalist Sender Garlin (1902-1999), she was a frequent contributor to Marxist, Communist, and left-leaning journals, and published several books of poetry. This collection includes 9 boxes of material related to her poetic and political writings. It contains most of her poetic and critical work in manuscript form; copies of journals and anthologies to which she contributed; scrapbooks assembled by Millet to commemorate her publications; documents from the Helsinki Peace Conference of 1955 which Millet attended; work by her husband, Sender Garlin, as well as a transcript of his FBI file; and works by others, including the transcripts of Ezra Pounds WWII era radio broadcasts, which Millet used to write a book attacking Pound’s political thought.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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English
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Millet, Martha Garlin, Sender Millet, Martha
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Scrapbooks 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
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1880-2004
(Bulk: 1898-1975)
Creator:
Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945
Extent: 134 boxes
The collection comprises the personal papers of Alma Mahler, the personal and professional papers of Franz Werfel, memorabilia related to Gustav Mahler, and the research files of Adolf D. Klarmann concerning Franz Werfel. Materials include correspondence to and from Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, as well as to and from Adolf Klarmann, sometimes on behalf of Alma; writings of Alma, such as diaries and memoirs, as well as her musical compositions; writings of Werfel, such as poems, plays, novels, novellas and stories, and essays; memorabilia relating to Alma, her parents, Gustav Mahler, and Werfel, such as clippings, programs, and personal documents; photographs; and audio files, such as interviews and songs. Also included are Klarmann’s research notes and writings on Werfel, as well as material relating to Klarmann’s work as editor of Werfel’s writings.
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Mahler-Werfel papers
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Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964 Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 575
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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134 boxes
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1880-2004
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1898-1975
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The collection comprises the personal papers of Alma Mahler, the personal and professional papers of Franz Werfel, memorabilia related to Gustav Mahler, and the research files of Adolf D. Klarmann concerning Franz Werfel. Materials include correspondence to and from Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, as well as to and from Adolf Klarmann, sometimes on behalf of Alma; writings of Alma, such as diaries and memoirs, as well as her musical compositions; writings of Werfel, such as poems, plays, novels, novellas and stories, and essays; memorabilia relating to Alma, her parents, Gustav Mahler, and Werfel, such as clippings, programs, and personal documents; photographs; and audio files, such as interviews and songs. Also included are Klarmann’s research notes and writings on Werfel, as well as material relating to Klarmann’s work as editor of Werfel’s writings.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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German
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Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964 Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Diaries Manuscripts for publication Memorabilia Photographs Poems Writings (documents)
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1947-2012
Creator:
Paley, Maggie, 1939-, Author
Extent: 16.33 linear feet (17 boxes)
Maggie Paley is a prolific journalist and author. Her works include Bad Manners, a novel, and The Book of the Penis, a book of popular nonfiction. Paley was a well-connected participant in a wide variety of NYC cultural life during the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, and this collection contains her own writing, correspondence with notable figures, and cultural material she collected. Paley worked as an editor at The Paris Review and a staff writer for LIFE and The Saturday Evening Post before establishing a career as a freelance journalist. Since the 1960’s she has been a social fixture in New York artistic circles, and was a close acquaintance of such figures as Jill Krementz, Harry Matthews, and Rachael Hadas.
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Maggie Paley papers
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Paley, Maggie, 1939-, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1370
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.33 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1947-2012
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Maggie Paley is a prolific journalist and author. Her works include Bad Manners, a novel, and The Book of the Penis, a book of popular nonfiction. Paley was a well-connected participant in a wide variety of NYC cultural life during the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, and this collection contains her own writing, correspondence with notable figures, and cultural material she collected. Paley worked as an editor at The Paris Review and a staff writer for LIFE and The Saturday Evening Post before establishing a career as a freelance journalist. Since the 1960’s she has been a social fixture in New York artistic circles, and was a close acquaintance of such figures as Jill Krementz, Harry Matthews, and Rachael Hadas.
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1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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Paley, Maggie, 1939- Mathews, Harry, 1930- -- Correspondence Paris review‏. Plimpton, George
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Interviews Memorabilia Notes Writings (documents)
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1974-1985
Creator:
Edmunds, Lowell
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lowell Edmunds is an emeritus professor of Classics at Rutgers University with research interests in Greek literature and mythology. This collection includes correspondence regarding translations and published and unpublished texts of folk tales relating to incest and parricide translated from more than twenty languages. Researchers will find African, Albanian, Asian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latin and Greek, Lithuanian, Spanish, and Slavic folk tales as well as those from the Near East and the Western Hemisphere.
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Lowell Edmunds collection of folk tales relating to incest and parricide
creator
Edmunds, Lowell
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1170
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1974-1985
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Lowell Edmunds is an emeritus professor of Classics at Rutgers University with research interests in Greek literature and mythology. This collection includes correspondence regarding translations and published and unpublished texts of folk tales relating to incest and parricide translated from more than twenty languages. Researchers will find African, Albanian, Asian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latin and Greek, Lithuanian, Spanish, and Slavic folk tales as well as those from the Near East and the Western Hemisphere.
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1970s 1980s
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English
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Edmunds, Lowell
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Audiovisual materials Correspondence Folk tales Reprographic copies
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1912-1982
(Bulk: 1930-1977)
Creator:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Extent: 13 linear feet (21 boxes)
Leopold Anthony Stokowski was born April 18, 1882 in London and become one of the best-known conductors of the 20th century. Stokowski conducted symphony orchestras across the world from 1909 until his death in 1977. This collection consists of original sound recordings on sound reels, audio cassettes, cds, and long playing records. It is believed that the majority document Stokowski's conducting career from 1917 to 1977 and that very few were professional recordings. Original sound recordings are restricted from use and researchers wishing to obtain a copy of the original will be financially responsible for the reformatting costs.
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Leopold Stokowski sound recordings
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1169
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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13 linear feet (21 boxes)
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1912-1982
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1930-1977
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Leopold Anthony Stokowski was born April 18, 1882 in London and become one of the best-known conductors of the 20th century. Stokowski conducted symphony orchestras across the world from 1909 until his death in 1977. This collection consists of original sound recordings on sound reels, audio cassettes, cds, and long playing records. It is believed that the majority document Stokowski's conducting career from 1917 to 1977 and that very few were professional recordings. Original sound recordings are restricted from use and researchers wishing to obtain a copy of the original will be financially responsible for the reformatting costs.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 All-American Youth Orchestra. Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.). London Symphony Orchestra. Philadelphia Orchestra. Symphony of the Air.
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Audiovisual materials Sound recordings
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1935-2008
Creator:
Meyer, Leonard B.
Extent: 7 linear feet (18 boxes)
Leonard B. Meyer (1918-2007) was a musicologist and composer who taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1975 to 1988. The papers, dating from 1935 to 2008, consist of correspondence with Meyer, drafts and notes for many of his works, research and teaching materials, musical compositions, and memorabilia.
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Leonard B. Meyer papers
creator
Meyer, Leonard B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 722
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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7 linear feet (18 boxes)
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1935-2008
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Leonard B. Meyer (1918-2007) was a musicologist and composer who taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1975 to 1988. The papers, dating from 1935 to 2008, consist of correspondence with Meyer, drafts and notes for many of his works, research and teaching materials, musical compositions, and memorabilia.
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Meyer, Leonard B. American Musicological Society. Barry, Barbara R. Butler, David, 1943- Cantrick, Robert Cumming, Naomi Eitan, Zohar, 1955- Frigyesi, Judit Knobloch, Ferdinand London, Justin Narmour, Eugene, 1939- Nattiez, Jean-Jacques, 1945- Rosner, Burton S. Skowron, Zbigniew‏ Swift, Richard, 1927-2003 Thomson, William, 1927-
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Articles Audiovisual materials Books Composition (artistic arrangement) Correspondence Interviews Lectures Memorabilia Photographs Research notes Scrapbooks Writings (document genre)
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circa 1917-1990
Creator:
Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-
Extent: 103 boxes
Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940's and 1950's. As vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations, he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. His papers comprise correspondence, speeches, articles, memos, employee relations materials, photographs, clippings, etc.
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Lemuel R. Boulware papers
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Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 52
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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103 boxes
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circa 1917-1990
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Lemuel R. Boulware was a leading figure in industrial relations in America during the 1940's and 1950's. As vice-president of General Electric Company with responsibility for public and employee relations, he developed an approach to labor relations that came to be called "Boulwarism." He was also a noted author and lecturer. His papers comprise correspondence, speeches, articles, memos, employee relations materials, photographs, clippings, etc.
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Boulware, Lemuel R., 1895- General Electric Company. United States. War Production Board.
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Articles Audiocassettes Audiovisual materials Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photograph albums Photographs Publications (document genre) Scrapbooks Speeches
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circa 1936-2001 (bulk: 1977-1982)
Creator:
Hansen, Kathryn
Extent: 5.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
Kathryn Hansen is a professor emerita in the Department of Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin who specializes in South Asian languages and literatures (Hindi, Urdu, and Sanskrit); literary, cultural, and historical studies of South Asia; folk and classical performance of music and dance; history of theatrical practices in North India; early Indian film history; gender studies and feminist theory; and diaspora and ethnicity studies. This collection is comprised of chapbooks, studies and anthologies, and recordings related to Indian folk dramas and tales.
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Kathryn Hansen collection of Nautanki chapbooks
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Hansen, Kathryn
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PUSP.Print Coll. 36
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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5.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
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circa 1936-2001 (bulk: 1977-1982)
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Kathryn Hansen is a professor emerita in the Department of Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin who specializes in South Asian languages and literatures (Hindi, Urdu, and Sanskrit); literary, cultural, and historical studies of South Asia; folk and classical performance of music and dance; history of theatrical practices in North India; early Indian film history; gender studies and feminist theory; and diaspora and ethnicity studies. This collection is comprised of chapbooks, studies and anthologies, and recordings related to Indian folk dramas and tales.
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Hansen, Kathryn
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Audiocassettes Audiovisual materials Chapbooks Sound recordings
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1869-2014
(Bulk: 1958-2013)
Creator:
DePreist, James, 1936 -
Extent: 130 boxes (+ 2 map drawer folders)
James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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James DePreist papers
creator
DePreist, James, 1936 -
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 640
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
130 boxes (+ 2 map drawer folders)
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1869-2014
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1958-2013
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James DePreist (1936-2013) was an African-American conductor of international renown. This collection primarily documents James DePreist's conducting career, with a focus on the 1980s and 1990s with the Oregon Symphony, including organizational records, concert programs, press coverage, scores, and recordings.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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English
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DePreist, James, 1936 - Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 Oregon Symphony.
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Audiovisual materials Concert programs Correspondence Manuscripts, American--20th century Memorabilia Photographs Writings (document genre)
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