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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1865-1926
Creator:
Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was an American philosopher who served on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania from 1907 to 1926. Teaching both Latin and Philosophy, Newbold is perhaps best known for his work delving into antiquarian mysteries. This collection contains material from two pieces of scholarship by Newbold during his time at the University of Pennsylvania.
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William Romaine Newbold papers
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Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1076
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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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1865-1926
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William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was an American philosopher who served on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania from 1907 to 1926. Teaching both Latin and Philosophy, Newbold is perhaps best known for his work delving into antiquarian mysteries. This collection contains material from two pieces of scholarship by Newbold during his time at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926 Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294
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circa 1970s
Creator:
Maciūnas, V., 1909-2003
Extent: 0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
Vincas Maciunas (1909-2003) was a Lithuanian-born author and specialist in Lithuanian literature. This collection contains manuscripts of prose and poetry manuscripts which he appears to have collected from a number of 20th century Lithuanian authors including: Kazys Almenas, Pulgis Andruisis, Kazimieras Barenas, Aloyzas Baronas, Kazys Bradunas, Liudas Dovydenas, Atanas Gustaitis, Jurgis Jankus, Kleopas Jurgelionis, Marius Katiliskis, Henrikas Nagys, Alfonsas Nyka-Niliunas, Petronele Orintaite, Kostas Ostrauskas, Henrikas Radauskas, Mykolas Vaitkis, Vidunas, and Leonardas Zitkevieius.
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Vincas Maciunas collection of Lithuanian authors' manuscripts
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Maciūnas, V., 1909-2003
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1301
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
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circa 1970s
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Vincas Maciunas (1909-2003) was a Lithuanian-born author and specialist in Lithuanian literature. This collection contains manuscripts of prose and poetry manuscripts which he appears to have collected from a number of 20th century Lithuanian authors including: Kazys Almenas, Pulgis Andruisis, Kazimieras Barenas, Aloyzas Baronas, Kazys Bradunas, Liudas Dovydenas, Atanas Gustaitis, Jurgis Jankus, Kleopas Jurgelionis, Marius Katiliskis, Henrikas Nagys, Alfonsas Nyka-Niliunas, Petronele Orintaite, Kostas Ostrauskas, Henrikas Radauskas, Mykolas Vaitkis, Vidunas, and Leonardas Zitkevieius.
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Maciūnas, V., 1909-2003 Almenas, Kazys Andriušis, Pulgis, 1907-1970 Barenas, Kazimieras Baronas, Aloyzas Bradūnas, Kazys, 1917-2009 Dovydėnas, Liudas Gustaitis, Antanas Jankus, Jurgis, 1906- Jurgelionis, Kleopas, 1886-1963 Katiliškis, Marius, 1915-1980 Nagys, Henrikas, 1920-1996 Nyka-Niliūnas, Alfonsas, 1920- Orintaite, Petrone, Petronele, 1905-1999‏ Ostrauskas, Kostas, 1926- Radauskas, Henrikas, 1910-1970 Vaitkus, Mykolas, 1883-1973 Vydūnas, 1868-1953 Žitkevičius, Leonardas
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Manuscripts (documents) Short stories Typescripts
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1884-1922
(Bulk: 1884-1887)
Creator:
Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
Extent: 8 boxes
Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums, spiritualists, and researchers of spiritualistic phenomena. The remaining series in the collection are Commission Correspondence (21 folders), Commission Report (7 folders), Investigation Materials (10 folders), Spiritualist Photographs (3 folders), Newspaper Clippings (6 folders), Publications (17 folders), Miscellaneous (3 folders), and Oversize (2 boxes + 1 large chart).
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism records
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 412
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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8 boxes
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1884-1922
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1884-1887
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Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums, spiritualists, and researchers of spiritualistic phenomena. The remaining series in the collection are Commission Correspondence (21 folders), Commission Report (7 folders), Investigation Materials (10 folders), Spiritualist Photographs (3 folders), Newspaper Clippings (6 folders), Publications (17 folders), Miscellaneous (3 folders), and Oversize (2 boxes + 1 large chart).
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1880s
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English
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Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism. Adams, John S. (John Saul), d. 1893 Archer, Samuel Butcher, William B. Colby, Luther Haley, C. S. ( Chares Stanwood) Hodgson, Richard, 1855-1905 Lewis, G. F. Norbury, Frank Parsons, 1863-1939
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Correspondence Galley proofs Manuscripts (documents) Photographs Spirit photographs
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1920-1921
Creator:
Taylor & Francis., Publisher
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Philosophical Magazine, which began in 1798, is one of the longest-running scientific journals in the English language. The British journal presents papers on materials science and condensed matter physics, primarily, and is published by Taylor & Francis. This collection consists of galley proofs for scientific articles published in the journal between 1920 and 1921, along with some accompanying manuscripts, typescripts, and illustrations.
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Philosophical Magazine galley proofs for science articles
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Taylor & Francis., Publisher
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1329
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1920-1921
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The Philosophical Magazine, which began in 1798, is one of the longest-running scientific journals in the English language. The British journal presents papers on materials science and condensed matter physics, primarily, and is published by Taylor & Francis. This collection consists of galley proofs for scientific articles published in the journal between 1920 and 1921, along with some accompanying manuscripts, typescripts, and illustrations.
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1920s
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English
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Taylor & Francis. Philosophical Magazine.
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Galley proofs Manuscripts (documents) Typescripts
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1912-1984
(Bulk: 1933-1972)
Creator:
Colum, Mary
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Extent: 7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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Padraic and Mary Colum papers
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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 989
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
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1912-1984
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1933-1972
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Mary Colum (nee Maguire) (1884-1957) was a literary critic known for her memoir, Life and the Dream, the posthumously published Our Friend James Joyce, as well as contributions to such magazines as Scribner's, The Saturday Review of Literature, and The Forum, where she also served as literary editor. Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, playwright, novelist, biographer, and folklorist, known primarily for his collections of myths and folktales for children, his novels Castle Conquer and The Flying Swans, a volume of collected poetry, and several plays. This collection contains 20 boxes of material relating to the works and careers of Padraic and Mary Colum, the management of Padraic Colum's estate following his death, and the life of Emmet Greene, nephew of Padraic and Mary Colum and executor of Padraic Colum's estate.
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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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Colum, Mary Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 Greene, Emmet, 1915-1984 United States. War Shipping Administration. Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978
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Biographies Correspondence Drafts (documents) Estate records Financial records Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memoirs Photographs Poems Printed ephemera Typescripts
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1866
Creator:
Olmstead, J. M. (James Munson), 1794-1870
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This unpublished manuscript, titled "Mortimer Myself, An Autobiography," is signed by Reverend James Munson Olmstead. It is unclear, however, if this is actually an autobiography of Olmstead or a fictional work of his creation. The identity of "Mortimer" remains unclear throughout the text. This work is dated 1866 and was a part of Reverend John Wright’s library.
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"Mortimer Myself, An Autobiography"
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Olmstead, J. M. (James Munson), 1794-1870
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1736
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
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1866
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This unpublished manuscript, titled "Mortimer Myself, An Autobiography," is signed by Reverend James Munson Olmstead. It is unclear, however, if this is actually an autobiography of Olmstead or a fictional work of his creation. The identity of "Mortimer" remains unclear throughout the text. This work is dated 1866 and was a part of Reverend John Wright’s library.
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Olmstead, J. M. (James Munson), 1794-1870
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Manuscripts (documents) Writings (documents)
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circa 1959
Creator:
Peckham, Morse
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
Charles Darwin's (1809-1882) The Origin of Species was published in six extensively edited editions. Over the course of this process, approximately 75% was rewritten between one and five times, and over 1,500 sentences were added, with the result that the sixth edition is nearly one third longer than the first. This collection contains a manuscript for the first variorum text of The Origin of Species, which was edited by Morse Peckham and published in 1959.
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Morse Peckham manuscript for variorum text of The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
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Peckham, Morse
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1077
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
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circa 1959
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Charles Darwin's (1809-1882) The Origin of Species was published in six extensively edited editions. Over the course of this process, approximately 75% was rewritten between one and five times, and over 1,500 sentences were added, with the result that the sixth edition is nearly one third longer than the first. This collection contains a manuscript for the first variorum text of The Origin of Species, which was edited by Morse Peckham and published in 1959.
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Peckham, Morse Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
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Manuscripts (documents)
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1891-1932
(Bulk: 1894-1932)
Creator:
Margolis, Max Léopold, 1866-1932
Extent: 23 linear feet (14 document boxes)
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Max Leopold Margolis Collection
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Margolis, Max Léopold, 1866-1932
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CJS.ARC MS 6
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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23 linear feet (14 document boxes)
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1891-1932
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1894-1932
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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Multiple languages
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Margolis, Max Léopold, 1866-1932 Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning.. Jewish Publication Society of America.
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Correspondence Manuscripts (documents) Notebooks Publications (documents) Scrapbooks
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1879-1897
(Bulk: 1881-1882)
Creator:
Law Association of Philadelphia. Library‏.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Law Association of Philadelphia was chartered in 1827, formed by the union of the Law Library Company and the Associated Members of the Bar of Philadelphia, and charged with keeping a law library. Over the years, the Law Association of Philadelphia Library became the Law Library of the Philadelphia Bar Association (1931) and the Theodore F. Jenkins Memorial Law Library (1967). This collection contains receipts, ephemera, and manuscripts from 1879 to 1897, presenting a near-daily record of the Law Association's highly regarded library during 1881 and 1882 and documenting the Association's efforts to maintain an up-to-date library.
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Law Association of Philadelphia Library records
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Law Association of Philadelphia. Library‏.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1240
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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)
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1879-1897
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1881-1882
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The Law Association of Philadelphia was chartered in 1827, formed by the union of the Law Library Company and the Associated Members of the Bar of Philadelphia, and charged with keeping a law library. Over the years, the Law Association of Philadelphia Library became the Law Library of the Philadelphia Bar Association (1931) and the Theodore F. Jenkins Memorial Law Library (1967). This collection contains receipts, ephemera, and manuscripts from 1879 to 1897, presenting a near-daily record of the Law Association's highly regarded library during 1881 and 1882 and documenting the Association's efforts to maintain an up-to-date library.
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1870s 1880s 1890s
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1880s
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English
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Law Association of Philadelphia. Library‏.
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Advertisements Manuscripts (documents) Receipts (financial records)
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1940-1950
Creator:
Lippincott, Joseph Wharton, 1887-1976
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection consists of manuscripts of Joseph W. Lippincott, including a manuscript of The Wahoo Bobcat; and manuscripts and typescripts of Black Wings, Phantom Deer, and Wildernss Champion. The manuscripts are not illustrated.
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Joseph Wharton Lippincott manuscripts
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Lippincott, Joseph Wharton, 1887-1976
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1089
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1940-1950
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This collection consists of manuscripts of Joseph W. Lippincott, including a manuscript of The Wahoo Bobcat; and manuscripts and typescripts of Black Wings, Phantom Deer, and Wildernss Champion. The manuscripts are not illustrated.
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1940s 1950s
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English
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Lippincott, Joseph Wharton, 1887-1976
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Manuscripts (documents) Typescripts
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1901-1915
Creator:
Medoff, Joseph, 1876-
Extent: 1 linear feet (2 document cases)
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Joseph Medoff Collection
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Medoff, Joseph, 1876-
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CJS.ARC MS 5
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University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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1 linear feet (2 document cases)
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1901-1915
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1900s 1910s
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Medoff, Joseph, 1876- Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning.. Gratz College (Philadelphia, Pa.). University of Pennsylvania..
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Certificates Manuscripts (documents) Photographs Writings (documents)
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1840
Creator:
Du Colombier, Joseph Martin, 1761–1846
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains two manuscript drafts of Joseph Martin du Colombier’s play, "Napoleon Bonaparte, Martyr of St. Helena," written in 1840. The first volume is a draft of the play written in English and the second volume is a draft of the play written in French. This play, possibly inspired by the return of Napoleon’s body to France in 1840, describes the end of Napoleon’s life during his exile in St. Helena.
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Joseph Martin du Colombier manuscript of "Napoleon Bonaparte, Martyr of St. Helena"
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Du Colombier, Joseph Martin, 1761–1846
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1280
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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)
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1840
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This collection contains two manuscript drafts of Joseph Martin du Colombier’s play, "Napoleon Bonaparte, Martyr of St. Helena," written in 1840. The first volume is a draft of the play written in English and the second volume is a draft of the play written in French. This play, possibly inspired by the return of Napoleon’s body to France in 1840, describes the end of Napoleon’s life during his exile in St. Helena.
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Du Colombier, Joseph Martin, 1761–1846 Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
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Manuscripts (documents) Plays (performed works) Writings (documents)
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1906, undated
Creator:
Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection offers insight into Jackson’s intellectual activity as a theater historian. It includes a manuscript of an unpublished essay on the history of American dramatic literature, an alphabetical listing of American playwrights, a collection of portraits of 18th-century actors, and handwritten notes on the theatrical history of pre-and post-revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson manuscripts and notes
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Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1220
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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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1906, undated
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Joseph Francis Ambrose Jackson (1867-1946) was a historian, lecturer, artist, journalist, and writer active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection offers insight into Jackson’s intellectual activity as a theater historian. It includes a manuscript of an unpublished essay on the history of American dramatic literature, an alphabetical listing of American playwrights, a collection of portraits of 18th-century actors, and handwritten notes on the theatrical history of pre-and post-revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946 Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.) Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946
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Manuscripts (documents) Research notes Writings (documents)
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1867-1885
Creator:
McElroy, John George Repplier, 1842-1890
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890), an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1862), is best known as a professor of Greek, History, and Rhetoric at his alma mater. This collection is primarily composed of lecture notes by John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890); however it also includes McElroy’s notes on his readings of Chaucer and his manuscript of Readings from the Electra of Socrates.
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John George Repplier McElroy lecture and literary notes
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McElroy, John George Repplier, 1842-1890
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 275
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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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1867-1885
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John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890), an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1862), is best known as a professor of Greek, History, and Rhetoric at his alma mater. This collection is primarily composed of lecture notes by John George Repplier McElroy (1842-1890); however it also includes McElroy’s notes on his readings of Chaucer and his manuscript of Readings from the Electra of Socrates.
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McElroy, John George Repplier, 1842-1890
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Lecture notes Manuscripts (documents) Notes
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1864-1896
Creator:
Taylor, Isaac, 1829-1901
Extent: 2 linear feet (9 boxes)
Isaac Taylor (1829–1901) was the canon of York as well as a philologist and toponymist. This collection contains manuscript copies of some of Taylor’s best-known works, including Greeks and Goths (1879), The Alphabet (1883), and Origin of the Aryans (1890). Other titles included are Words and Places (1864), which first brought him to the attention of the public, and Names and Their Histories ([1898]).
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Isaac Taylor papers
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Taylor, Isaac, 1829-1901
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 261
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2 linear feet (9 boxes)
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1864-1896
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Isaac Taylor (1829–1901) was the canon of York as well as a philologist and toponymist. This collection contains manuscript copies of some of Taylor’s best-known works, including Greeks and Goths (1879), The Alphabet (1883), and Origin of the Aryans (1890). Other titles included are Words and Places (1864), which first brought him to the attention of the public, and Names and Their Histories ([1898]).
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Taylor, Isaac, 1829-1901
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Manuscripts (documents) Manuscripts, English--19th century
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circa 1940-1961
Creator:
Teerink, H., (Herman)
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Herman Teerink (1880-1961) was a Dutch scholar who studied the Irish satirist, Jonathan Swift (1667-1745). This collection contains Teerink's manuscript notes for the revised edition of his 1937, A Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Jonathan Swift. The revised edition of this book was published in 1963, after Teerink’s death, and was titled, A Bibliography for the Writings of Jonathan Swift.
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Herman Teerink manuscript notes for the second edition of A Bibliography for the Writings of Jonathan Swift
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Teerink, H., (Herman)
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1285
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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)
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circa 1940-1961
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Herman Teerink (1880-1961) was a Dutch scholar who studied the Irish satirist, Jonathan Swift (1667-1745). This collection contains Teerink's manuscript notes for the revised edition of his 1937, A Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Jonathan Swift. The revised edition of this book was published in 1963, after Teerink’s death, and was titled, A Bibliography for the Writings of Jonathan Swift.
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Teerink, H., (Herman) Scouten, Arthur H. (Arthur Hawley), 1910-1995 Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Citations (bibliographic references) Clippings (information artifacts) Manuscripts (documents)
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1723-2006
(Bulk: 1967-2006)
Creator:
Gotham Book Mart.
Extent: 79 linear feet (95 boxes)
The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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Gotham Book Mart records
creator
Gotham Book Mart.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1025
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
79 linear feet (95 boxes)
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1723-2006
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1967-2006
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The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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English
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Gotham Book Mart. Black Sparrow Press. Brown, Andreas Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 Steloff, Frances, 1887-1989 Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
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Audiovisual materials Book catalogs Broadsides (notices) Business records Cabinet photographs Correspondence Genealogies (histories) Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Postcards Sales records Scrapbooks
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1929-1973
Creator:
Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974
Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who lectured on philosophy and worked extensively to translate Aristotle's Metaphysics, which remained unfinished at the time of his death. His work was continued by Hartley Burr Alexander, one of his students; and then by a number of Alexander's students, including Gordon A. Wilson (1906-1974), who appears to have completed the translation, just before his own death in 1974. This collection documents the work of Gordon A. Wilson and others in completing William Romaine Newbold's translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics. While the basis of almost all the work was the creation of Newbold, it appears that only a few items are in his original hand.
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Gordon A. Wilson notes and papers relating to the works of William Romaine Newbold
creator
Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974 Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1395
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1929-1973
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William Romaine Newbold (1865-1926) was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania who lectured on philosophy and worked extensively to translate Aristotle's Metaphysics, which remained unfinished at the time of his death. His work was continued by Hartley Burr Alexander, one of his students; and then by a number of Alexander's students, including Gordon A. Wilson (1906-1974), who appears to have completed the translation, just before his own death in 1974. This collection documents the work of Gordon A. Wilson and others in completing William Romaine Newbold's translation of Aristotle's Metaphysics. While the basis of almost all the work was the creation of Newbold, it appears that only a few items are in his original hand.
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Gordon, Wilson A., 1906-1974 Newbold, William Romaine, 1865-1926 Aristotle University of Pennsylvania. Department of Philosophy.
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Correspondence Lectures Manuscripts (documents) Translations (documents)
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1911, circa 1955-1965
Creator:
Caylor, George Nathan, 1855-1973
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
George N. Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, is best known for his active role in the Socialist Party in Philadelphia and New York in the early 1900s. This collection includes two typescripts of Caylor's autobiographical works, biographical writings about his brother Joseph E. Cohen (1893-1950), and assorted writings by other people relating to the utopian community of Arden, Delaware and the Center for Practical Politics.
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George Nathan Caylor papers
creator
Caylor, George Nathan, 1855-1973
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 422
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1911, circa 1955-1965
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George N. Caylor (1885-1973), born George N. Cohen, is best known for his active role in the Socialist Party in Philadelphia and New York in the early 1900s. This collection includes two typescripts of Caylor's autobiographical works, biographical writings about his brother Joseph E. Cohen (1893-1950), and assorted writings by other people relating to the utopian community of Arden, Delaware and the Center for Practical Politics.
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Caylor, George Nathan, 1855-1973 Adamič, Louis, 1899-1951 Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951 Cohen, Joseph E. Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 Golden, Clinton S. (Clinton Strong), 1888-1961 Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933 Newman, Pauline Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972
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Autobiographies Biographies Manuscripts (documents)
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1876-1923
(Bulk: 1911-1923)
Creator:
Dilley, Edgar M. (Edgar Meck), 1874-1960
Extent: 1 linear feet (3 boxes)
Writer, song-writer, and reporter Edgar Meck Dilley attended the University of Pennsylvania from 1893 to 1895 and is known for having written the school's alma mater, "Hail, Pennsylvania." This collection consists mainly of drafts of his writings, including novels and stories, plays and operas, lyrics, poems, and musical scores, as well as a few accompanying miscellaneous items.
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Edgar Meck Dilley writings
creator
Dilley, Edgar M. (Edgar Meck), 1874-1960
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1110
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
1 linear feet (3 boxes)
inclusive date
1876-1923
bulk date
1911-1923
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Writer, song-writer, and reporter Edgar Meck Dilley attended the University of Pennsylvania from 1893 to 1895 and is known for having written the school's alma mater, "Hail, Pennsylvania." This collection consists mainly of drafts of his writings, including novels and stories, plays and operas, lyrics, poems, and musical scores, as well as a few accompanying miscellaneous items.
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1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1910s 1920s
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English
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Dilley, Edgar M. (Edgar Meck), 1874-1960
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Librettos Manuscripts (documents) Novels Plays (performed works) Songs--Texts Typescripts Writings (documents)
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1866-1942, 1907-1939 (bulk).
(Bulk: 1907-1939)
Creator:
Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 , Originator
Extent: 65 linear feet (129 boxes)
Cyrus Adler was a prominent Jewish scholar and communal builder. Born in 1863, he had a tremendous role in shaping much of Jewish America by the time of his death in 1940. The collection contains Dr. Adler's business correspondence and personal papers and spans much of his multi-faceted career. It also contains many papers connected to the formation and day-to-day business of the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning. (See the Biography and Scope and Content Notes for a more detailed description of Adler's life and the collection.)
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Cyrus Adler Papers
creator
Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 , Originator
id
CJS.ARC MS 26
repository
University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
extent
65 linear feet (129 boxes)
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1866-1942, 1907-1939 (bulk).
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1907-1939
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Cyrus Adler was a prominent Jewish scholar and communal builder. Born in 1863, he had a tremendous role in shaping much of Jewish America by the time of his death in 1940. The collection contains Dr. Adler's business correspondence and personal papers and spans much of his multi-faceted career. It also contains many papers connected to the formation and day-to-day business of the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning. (See the Biography and Scope and Content Notes for a more detailed description of Adler's life and the collection.)
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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English
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Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 American Jewish Committee. American Jewish Historical Society. American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War. Chomsky, William, 1897-1977. -- Correspondence Cohen, Mortimer J., (Mortimer Joseph), 1894-1972. -- Correspondence Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.). Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning. Edelman, Samuel,, b. 1885. Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia. Finkel, Joshua, 1904- Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991 Ginzburg, Simon, 1890-1944. Golomb, Elhanan H., (Elhanan Hirsh), b. 1887. Gordis, Robert, 1908- Gratz College (Philadelphia, Pa.). Grayzel, Solomon, 1896-1980. Greenstone, Julius H., (Julius Hillel), 1873-1955. Halper, B. Husik, Isaac, 1876-1939. Jewish Publication Society of America. Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Johns Hopkins University.. Jung, Leo, 1892-1987. Jung, Moses, 1891-1960. Lederer, Ephraim Levy, Abraham J., (Abraham Juda), 1896-1949. Linfield, H. S., (Harry Sebee), 1889- Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948. Mann, Jacob, 1888-1940. Margolis, Max Leopold, 1866-1932. -- Correspondence Marx, Alexander, 1878-1953. Mendes, H. Pereira, (Henry Pereira), 1852-1937. Montgomery, James A., (James Alan), 1866-1949. Nathan, Edward I. Orlinsky, Harry Meyer, 1908-1992 Philadelphia Jewish Education Council.. Rabinowitz, E. N., (Elias Nathan), b. 1884. Reich, Nathaniel Julius, 1882-1942. Reider, Joseph, 1884-1960. Revel, Bernard, 1885-1940. Rosenbach, A. S. W., (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952. Rosenwald, Lessing J., (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979. Rubenstein, Frank Jay Schechter, Abraham I. School District of Philadelphia, Pa.. Board of Public Education.. Schulman, Samuel, 1864-1955 Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition. (1926) (Location of Meeting--Philadelphia, Pa.) Skoss, Solomon Leon, 1884-1953 Smithsonian Institution.. Speiser, E. A. (Ephraim Avigdor), 1902-1965 Stern, Horace, 1878-1969. Stone, Nathan I. Sulzberger, Joseph Sulzberger, Mayer, 1843-1923. United Synagogue of America.. University of Pennsylvania.. Wolf, Morris, b. 1889. World's Colombian Exposition. (1893) (Location of Meeting--Chicago, Ill.) Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association of Philadelphia.. Zarchin, Michael M., (Michael Moses), b. 1893. Zeitlin, Solomon, 1886-1976
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Certificates Correspondence Manuscripts (documents) Notebooks Photographs
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1739-1981
(Bulk: 1880-1981)
Extent: 7 linear feet (15 document cases and 2 short top boxes)
title
Binswanger/Solis-Cohen Collection
creator
id
CJS.ARC MS 18
repository
University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
extent
7 linear feet (15 document cases and 2 short top boxes)
inclusive date
1739-1981
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1880-1981
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1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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English
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Binswanger, Isidore, 1820-1890 Judith Solis-Cohen, 1876-1927 Leeser, Isaac Solis-Cohen, Emily, 1886-1966 Solis-Cohen, Miriam Binswanger, 1852-1909 Solis-Cohen, Solomon, 1857-1948
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Correspondence Manuscripts (documents) Photographs
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1801-1961
(Bulk: 1907-1960)
Creator:
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
Extent: 46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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Arthur Hobson Quinn papers
creator
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1236
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
inclusive date
1801-1961
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1907-1960
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Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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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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1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960 Herne, James A., 1839-1901 O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 University of Pennsylvania. Department of English. University of Pennsylvania.
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Correspondence Librettos Manuscripts (documents) Playbills Writings (documents)
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