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1836-1837
Creator:
Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize volume comprising the contracts and receipts of payment for the construction of the Wrightsville to York Railroad line spanning one year from 1836 to 1837.
title
Writghtsville and York Railroad Company contracts and receipts
creator
Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1864
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1836-1837
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An oversize volume comprising the contracts and receipts of payment for the construction of the Wrightsville to York Railroad line spanning one year from 1836 to 1837.
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1830s
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English
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Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
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Blank forms Codices (bound manuscripts) Contracts Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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1822-1865
(Bulk: 1845-1855)
Creator:
Wistar and Horner Museum., Creator
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Wistar and Horner Museum was originally founded as the Wistar Museum in the early 19th century by Caspar Wistar, chair of the Department of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. In 1818, shortly before his death, Wistar appointed William Edmonds Horner, Dean of the Medical Faculty and professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania, as curator of the Wistar Museum. At that time, the combined collections of Wistar and Horner became known as the Wistar and Horner Museum. Dr. Joseph Leidy succeeded Horner as curator of the museum in 1847, and contributed hundreds of anatomical, botanical, and animal specimens to the museum collections. The Wistar and Horner Museum records date from 1822 to 1865, and consist of materials relating to museum collections, finances, funding, and curatorial activities; as well as Horner’s dissecting class at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection documents the evolution, management, finances, and curatorial and collecting activities of a university museum.
title
Wistar and Horner Museum records
creator
Wistar and Horner Museum., Creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1117
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1822-1865
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1845-1855
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The Wistar and Horner Museum was originally founded as the Wistar Museum in the early 19th century by Caspar Wistar, chair of the Department of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. In 1818, shortly before his death, Wistar appointed William Edmonds Horner, Dean of the Medical Faculty and professor of Anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania, as curator of the Wistar Museum. At that time, the combined collections of Wistar and Horner became known as the Wistar and Horner Museum. Dr. Joseph Leidy succeeded Horner as curator of the museum in 1847, and contributed hundreds of anatomical, botanical, and animal specimens to the museum collections. The Wistar and Horner Museum records date from 1822 to 1865, and consist of materials relating to museum collections, finances, funding, and curatorial activities; as well as Horner’s dissecting class at the University of Pennsylvania. The collection documents the evolution, management, finances, and curatorial and collecting activities of a university museum.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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1840s 1850s
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English
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Wistar and Horner Museum. Horner, William E. (William Edmonds), 1793-1853 Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891 University of Pennsylvania. Department of Anatomy.
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Correspondence Financial records Notebooks Reports
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1752-1903
(Bulk: 1861-1898)
Creator:
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
Extent: 9 volumes
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
title
William Pepper papers
creator
Pepper, William, 1843-1898
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 904
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
9 volumes
inclusive date
1752-1903
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1861-1898
abstract/scope/contents
The collection documents Pepper’s role in expanding the University of Pennsylvania in the 19th century, his contributions to the medical profession, and his activism in Philadelphia. Primarily comprising correspondence, the collection covers Pepper’s life from a student at the University of Pennsylvania to his death 54 years later.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Pepper, William, 1843-1898 University of Pennsylvania--19th century.
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1803-1830
Creator:
Fenney, William, active 1790-1830
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising recipes and receipts of payment records kept by William Fenney spanning the years from 1803-1830.
title
William Fenney recipe and receipt book
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Fenney, William, active 1790-1830
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1930
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1803-1830
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A volume comprising recipes and receipts of payment records kept by William Fenney spanning the years from 1803-1830.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Fenney, William, active 1790-1830
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Cookbooks Manuscripts, English--19th century Receipts (financial records) Recipes
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1762-1832
Creator:
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
Extent: 9 boxes
The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem family papers
creator
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 57
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1762-1832
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The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824 Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 Francis Van Uxem, 1845-1940 Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886 Pierce family Vanuxem family Vanuxem, James‏ Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
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Biographies (documents) Business records Correspondence Ledgers (account books)
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1835-1951
(Bulk: 1927-1948)
Creator:
Gates, Thomas Sovereign, Sr., 1873-1948
Extent: 10.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Thomas Sovereign Gates, Sr. (1873-1948), a Philadelphia native and University of Pennsylvania alumnus, served as the first president of the University of Pennsylvania from 1930 to 1944. The collections consists of 36 volumes of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera, largely dating from the years immediately preceding Gates' presidency at the University of Pennsylvania through his death in 1948.
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Thomas Sovereign Gates, Sr. scrapbooks
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Gates, Thomas Sovereign, Sr., 1873-1948
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1036
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1835-1951
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1927-1948
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Thomas Sovereign Gates, Sr. (1873-1948), a Philadelphia native and University of Pennsylvania alumnus, served as the first president of the University of Pennsylvania from 1930 to 1944. The collections consists of 36 volumes of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera, largely dating from the years immediately preceding Gates' presidency at the University of Pennsylvania through his death in 1948.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s 1940s
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English
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Gates, Thomas Sovereign, Sr., 1873-1948 University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Scrapbooks
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1832-1845
Extent: 1 volume
A collection of 76 humorous courtroom scenes.
title
Thémis en goguettes
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 521
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1832-1845
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A collection of 76 humorous courtroom scenes.
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1830s 1840s
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French
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1838-1936
(Bulk: 1838-1897)
Extent: 6 linear feet (22 volumes)
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 linear feet (22 volumes)
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1838-1936
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1838-1897
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The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Arch Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Chestnut Street Opera House (Philadelphia, Pa.) Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.) Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Clippings Engravings (prints) Portraits Posters Scrapbooks Theater programs
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1830-1852
Creator:
Horne, George, 1730-1792, Author of introduction
Taylor and Hessey. (publisher), Publisher
Extent: 1 volume
A commonplace book written by an unnamed compiler in England spanning the years from 1830 to 1852. The volume, published by Taylor and Hessey in London, 1811, has a printed title page followed by eight printed pages comprising an explanation of a commonplace book, an abridgment of George Horne's Aurifondina Drexelius, a table of general subjects, and an index.
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The literary diary ; or, improved common-place book : |b to which are prefixed an explanatory treatise ; an abridgment of the Aurifodina Drexelius, by Bishop Horne : an index, formed, with some variations, on the celebrated plan of Mr. Locke
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Horne, George, 1730-1792, Author of introduction Taylor and Hessey. (publisher), Publisher
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 2026
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1830-1852
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A commonplace book written by an unnamed compiler in England spanning the years from 1830 to 1852. The volume, published by Taylor and Hessey in London, 1811, has a printed title page followed by eight printed pages comprising an explanation of a commonplace book, an abridgment of George Horne's Aurifondina Drexelius, a table of general subjects, and an index.
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1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Horne, George, 1730-1792 Taylor and Hessey. (publisher) Moyes, James, -1838, printer
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Blankbooks Clippings (information artifacts) Commonplace books Glossaries Hybrid books Manuscripts, English--19th century Poetry
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1615-1863
Extent: 2.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Sydney S. Keil Collection of Latin Americana contains broadsides and other printed material from Latin America dating from the 17th to 19th centuries with the majority dating from the 18th and early 19th centuries. The majority of these items were printed in Mexico, but the collection also includes material printed in Spain, Peru, and Columbia. The collection is particularly strong in printed novenas and other devotional work, as well as government decrees and laws.
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Sydney S. Keil collection of Latin Americana
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PUSP.Print Collection 23
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1615-1863
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The Sydney S. Keil Collection of Latin Americana contains broadsides and other printed material from Latin America dating from the 17th to 19th centuries with the majority dating from the 18th and early 19th centuries. The majority of these items were printed in Mexico, but the collection also includes material printed in Spain, Peru, and Columbia. The collection is particularly strong in printed novenas and other devotional work, as well as government decrees and laws.
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1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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Spanish; Castilian
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Catholic Church. Distrito Federal (México). Mexico.
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Broadsides (notices) Government records Novenas
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1838-1954
Creator:
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co..
Extent: 76 volumes
Company compiled reference library of dental equipment.
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co. reference library of dental equipment
creator
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co..
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 642
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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76 volumes
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1838-1954
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Company compiled reference library of dental equipment.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co..
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Advertisements Scrapbooks Technical illustrations
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1662-1977
(Bulk: 1685-1715)
Creator:
Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730
Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
Extent: 1 box
This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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Southwell family papers on Ireland
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1084
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 box
inclusive date
1662-1977
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1685-1715
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This collection consists primarily of documents concerning government administration in Ireland during the tenures of Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) and his son Edward Southwell (1671-1730) as Secretaries of State for Ireland. The documents here are largely miscellaneous in nature but are clustered around a few themes. Highlights include lists of rents and financial transactions from the period after Cromwell’s invasion and before the Williamite war in Ireland, a 1689 eyewitness letter recounting the battle of Derry, a series of documents related to admiralty, smuggling, and collecting maritime revenue in the first decade of the eighteenth century, an inventory of maps of Ireland, and a substantive series of petitions relating to Richard Blake of Ardfry.
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1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s
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English
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Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730 Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702 Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717 Van Homrigh, Bartholomew, -1703
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Correspondence Financial records Petitions
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1827-1843
Extent: 1 volume
A sketchbook by an unknown artist containing sketches and drawings of buildings, monuments, and architectural elements around Paris and Northern France spanning from 1827 to 1843.
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Sketchbook of architecture
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1042
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1827-1843
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A sketchbook by an unknown artist containing sketches and drawings of buildings, monuments, and architectural elements around Paris and Northern France spanning from 1827 to 1843.
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1820s 1830s 1840s
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French
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Drawings (visual works) Manuscripts, French--19th century Sketchbooks Watercolors
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1708-1955
(Bulk: 1923-1955)
Creator:
Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
Extent: 4 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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Siegfried Weisberger papers
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1377
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1708-1955
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1923-1955
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This collection includes material collected by Siegfried Weisbeger (1896-1984), proprietor of the Peabody Book Shop in Baltimore Maryland and confidante of H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), a noted writer, editor, and social provocateur, famous for his disdain for common morals and received wisdom. The collection contains correspondence between the two men and other correspondents of the Peabody Book Shop, manuscripts and published writings by and about Mencken (many of them signed), and autobiographical writings and poems written by Weisberger.
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1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
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English
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Weisberger, Siegfried, 1896-1984 Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Peabody Book Shop.
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Autobiographies Correspondence Poems Writings (documents)
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1825-1895
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains London-based newspaper clippings of literary reviews as well as a few music reviews and poems dating between 1825 and 1895 regarding Charles Lamb and his literary circle.
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Scrapbook regarding Charles Lamb and his circle
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1750
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1825-1895
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This volume contains London-based newspaper clippings of literary reviews as well as a few music reviews and poems dating between 1825 and 1895 regarding Charles Lamb and his literary circle.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
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Clippings (information artifacts) Scrapbooks
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1806-1960
Creator:
Sorkin, Sanford
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Sanford Sorkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1963 with an interest in collecting stamps and other items of philatelic value. The collection consists of correspondence, miscellaneous documents, and ephemera such as postcards, tradecards, and stamped envelopes that Sorkin and his father collected more for their stamps and other evidence of early postal service than for their content. The materials are largely unrelated to one another aside from their philatelic interest.
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Sanford Sorkin philately collection
creator
Sorkin, Sanford
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1105
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear feet (1 box)
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1806-1960
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Sanford Sorkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1963 with an interest in collecting stamps and other items of philatelic value. The collection consists of correspondence, miscellaneous documents, and ephemera such as postcards, tradecards, and stamped envelopes that Sorkin and his father collected more for their stamps and other evidence of early postal service than for their content. The materials are largely unrelated to one another aside from their philatelic interest.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
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English
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Sorkin, Sanford Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868
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Correspondence Envelopes Postage stamps Postcards
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1836-1874
Creator:
Skevington, Samuel, 1826-1905
Extent: 1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
This volume is a compilation of medicinal, household, and veterinary formulas and preparations written and compiled by Samuel Skevington spanning the years from 1836-1874.
title
Samuel Skevington formulary
creator
Skevington, Samuel, 1826-1905
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1863
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume (+ 8 leaves)
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1836-1874
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This volume is a compilation of medicinal, household, and veterinary formulas and preparations written and compiled by Samuel Skevington spanning the years from 1836-1874.
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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Skevington, Samuel, 1826-1905
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Formularies Manuscripts, English--19th century Prescriptions Recipes
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1734-1910
Creator:
Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
Extent: 6 boxes
The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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Samuel D. Ingham correspondence
creator
Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 889
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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6 boxes
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1734-1910
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The Samuel D. Ingham correspondence comprises letters predominantly as well as other papers relating to Ingham and his life. The majority of the collection is correspondence either written by Ingham, to him, or to and from other political figures. Important subsets of the correspondence addressed to Ingham include letters regarding the Peggy Eaton Affair, a 1831 scandal that led to the resignation of President Jackson's entire cabinent (including then Secretary of the Treasury Ingham), as well as a series of letters from President Jackson to his Secretary of the Treasury. There are two letterbooks containing copies of letters from Ingham to others, particularly centered on but not limited to his time as Secretary of the Treasury. Other materials include postcards of Ingham's home and grave, published speeches by Ingham, a biography written by his son William Armstrong Ingham, and newspapers with articles regarding him.
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1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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Ingham, Samuel D., (Samuel Delucenna), 1779-1860 Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1822-1873
Creator:
S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker.
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Day (born 1806 or 1807 in Middlesex, England) owned and operated his own business, S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Maker, located in Strood and Rochester, Kent County, England. This collection includes Day’s contract of indenture, apprenticeship rules, recipes, and detailed records of clients' orders dating from 1850 to 1873.
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuitmaker records
creator
S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker.
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 829
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.33 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1822-1873
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Samuel Day (born 1806 or 1807 in Middlesex, England) owned and operated his own business, S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Biscuit Maker, located in Strood and Rochester, Kent County, England. This collection includes Day’s contract of indenture, apprenticeship rules, recipes, and detailed records of clients' orders dating from 1850 to 1873.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
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English
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S. Day Pastrycook and Confectioner, Fancy Bread & Buscuitmaker. Day, Samuel
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Contracts Receipts (financial records) Recipes
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1684-1942
Creator:
Morgadanes, Roberto
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Roberto Morgadanes, a native of Mexico, studied for his doctorate in Romance languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1940 to 1942, specializing in the origin of colonial Mexican drama. This collection consists of documents relating to Roberto Morgadanes's studies as well as original Mexican religious dramas, mainly dating from the late 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century.
title
Roberto Morgadanes collection of Mexican religious dramas
creator
Morgadanes, Roberto
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 969
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1684-1942
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Roberto Morgadanes, a native of Mexico, studied for his doctorate in Romance languages at the University of Pennsylvania from 1940 to 1942, specializing in the origin of colonial Mexican drama. This collection consists of documents relating to Roberto Morgadanes's studies as well as original Mexican religious dramas, mainly dating from the late 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century.
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1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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Spanish; Castilian
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Morgadanes, Roberto
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Correspondence Plays (performed works)
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1799-1946
(Bulk: 1822-1854)
Creator:
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 31 boxes
Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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Robert Montgomery Bird papers
creator
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 108
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
31 boxes
inclusive date
1799-1946
bulk date
1822-1854
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Comprises personal, business, literary, and family papers. In addition to Bird's own papers, this collection includes papers of his wife Mary E. Bird, his son Frederic Mayer Bird, and his biographer Clement Edgar Foust. The earliest papers (1822) date from Bird's school days at Germantown Academy, and the very latest papers (1946) relate to C. Seymour Thompson's publication of Mary E. Bird's biography of her husband. Correspondents include men and women from Bird's career in medicine; his literary career; his theatrical career (including correspondence with Edwin Forrest, as well as the documentation regarding their legal battle over copyrights and profits); his political career; and his career in publishing and journalism.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
language_facet
English
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Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854 Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908‏ Bird, Mary E. Foust, Clement E. (Clement Edgar)
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Correspondence Sketches Watercolors Writings (documents)
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1820-1991
(Bulk: 1830-1908)
Creator:
Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908
Bird, Mary E.
Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains correspondence between Robert Montgomery Bird, his wife Mary E. Bird, their son Frederic Mayer Bird, and other family members. It provides accounts of daily life in New Castle, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 19th century.
title
Robert Montgomery Bird family correspondence
creator
Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908 Bird, Mary E. Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1074
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1820-1991
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1830-1908
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This collection contains correspondence between Robert Montgomery Bird, his wife Mary E. Bird, their son Frederic Mayer Bird, and other family members. It provides accounts of daily life in New Castle, Delaware and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 19th century.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s
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English
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Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908 Bird, Mary E. Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854
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Correspondence Family papers
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1793-1858
Creator:
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
Smith, Edgar F. (Edgar Fahs), 1854-1928
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Hare was a chemist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (born January 17, 1781) who is credited with developing the oxy-hydrogen blowpipe and the "galvanic deflagrator." This collection is made up of two series containing letters to Robert Hare about his scientific research, and letters concerning Edgar Fahs Smith's biography of Robert Hare entitled The Life of Robert Hare, An American Chemist (1781-1858).
title
Robert Hare correspondence
creator
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Smith, Edgar F. (Edgar Fahs), 1854-1928
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 74
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1793-1858
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Robert Hare was a chemist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (born January 17, 1781) who is credited with developing the oxy-hydrogen blowpipe and the "galvanic deflagrator." This collection is made up of two series containing letters to Robert Hare about his scientific research, and letters concerning Edgar Fahs Smith's biography of Robert Hare entitled The Life of Robert Hare, An American Chemist (1781-1858).
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Smith, Edgar F. (Edgar Fahs), 1854-1928 Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Smithsonian Institution. University of Pennsylvania.
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Biographies Correspondence
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1752-1883
(Bulk: 1856-1883)
Creator:
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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Robert H. Gere papers
creator
Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1250
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1752-1883
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1856-1883
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Robert H. Gere (1859-1928) was a senior partner at Gere & Church law firm and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, NY. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1883 with a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and from Syracuse University Law School in 1898. Before beginning his law career, Gere spent thirteen years working as a news reporter. He married Harriet Sexsmith Gere in 1893 and together they had a daughter, Katharine. This collection contains materials dating between 1752 and 1883 and includes two diaries belonging to Robert H. Gere; a book entitled "Genealogy of the Geer Family," in which the lines of George and Thomas Geer are traced from 1621 to 1856; a single leaf from a math copybook that includes a note in pencil dating it to 1752; an oversize copy of The Luzerne Federalist; and the Susquehanna Intelligencer (a local periodical); and an unused travel accounts book.
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1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Gere, Robert H., 1859-1928
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Diaries Genealogies (histories)
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1813-1834
Creator:
Fairbrother, Richard, 1795?-1848
Extent: 1 volume
Volume comprising religious poems, elegies, songs, and excerpts compiled by Richard Fairbrother of Norfolk England, spanning the years from 1813 to 1834.
title
Richard Fairbrother commonplace book
creator
Fairbrother, Richard, 1795?-1848
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1833
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1813-1834
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Volume comprising religious poems, elegies, songs, and excerpts compiled by Richard Fairbrother of Norfolk England, spanning the years from 1813 to 1834.
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1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Fairbrother, Richard, 1795?-1848
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Commonplace books Elegies Excerpts
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