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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1889-1894
Creator:
Great Britain. Army. Highland Light Infantry.
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This album contains 68 12 x 8 inch photographs of India and the 2nd Highland Light Infantry (74th Highlanders) in the late 19th century. About one third of the photos are of the regiment and the rest are photos of India (mostly Shimla, Calcutta, Cherat, and Lucknow). (View full finding aid.)
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2nd Highlanders Light Infantry photograph album of India
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Great Britain. Army. Highland Light Infantry.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1160
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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1889-1894
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This album contains 68 12 x 8 inch photographs of India and the 2nd Highland Light Infantry (74th Highlanders) in the late 19th century. About one third of the photos are of the regiment and the rest are photos of India (mostly Shimla, Calcutta, Cherat, and Lucknow).
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1945
Extent: 08 linear feet
This collection is composed of about 80 photographs taken in India in and around 1945 by an unidentified soldier, likely British. (View full finding aid.)
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[British] soldier's photograph album of India
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1171
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08 linear feet
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1945
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This collection is composed of about 80 photographs taken in India in and around 1945 by an unidentified soldier, likely British.
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Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department [Contact Us]
1808-1966
(Bulk: 1892-1941)
Creator:
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940, Author
Newton, E. Swift (Edward Swift), Compiler
Extent: 8 linear feet
This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Philadelphia book collector A. Edward Newton (1864-1940). The bulk of the materials are book manuscripts, correspondence, keepsakes, and newspaper clippings, with published volumes cataloged separately. The collection relates to his book collecting activities and was primarily compiled by his son, E. Swift Newton, with additional material given by various donors. (View full finding aid.)
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A. Edward Newton collection
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Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940, Author Newton, E. Swift (Edward Swift), Compiler
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FLP.RBD.NEWTON
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8 linear feet
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1808-1966
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1892-1941
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This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Philadelphia book collector A. Edward Newton (1864-1940). The bulk of the materials are book manuscripts, correspondence, keepsakes, and newspaper clippings, with published volumes cataloged separately. The collection relates to his book collecting activities and was primarily compiled by his son, E. Swift Newton, with additional material given by various donors.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1850s-1945
Creator:
Dillont, A. Price (Abel Price), 1871-1933
Extent: 3.75 linear feet (5 boxes)
A. Price Dillont (1871-1933) was a printer who worked for paper companies in New York City and state from the 1890s through the 1920s. This collection documents his work in the paper and print industry as well as his family through correspondence; art and advertising work; patent documents; scrapbooks, sample books of blotters, felt, paper, and printing techniques; publications containing and/or relating to his work; and family papers, ephemera, and photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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A. Price Dillont papers
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Dillont, A. Price (Abel Price), 1871-1933
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1376
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3.75 linear feet (5 boxes)
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circa 1850s-1945
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A. Price Dillont (1871-1933) was a printer who worked for paper companies in New York City and state from the 1890s through the 1920s. This collection documents his work in the paper and print industry as well as his family through correspondence; art and advertising work; patent documents; scrapbooks, sample books of blotters, felt, paper, and printing techniques; publications containing and/or relating to his work; and family papers, ephemera, and photographs.
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1852-2001
Creator:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Extent: 49 linear feet (50 containers)
Prior to the 1930s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia had neither an education department nor an exhibits department. However, the museum clearly stated that “to see that our scientific work is shared with the public in ways that instruct and entertain is one of our direct responsibilities, for knowledge of Nature not only widens the mental horizon, but helps to ease the common burdens of life.” In 1920, Harold T. Green came to work at the Academy. At first, he was in charge of arranging the public lectures funded by the Ludwick Institute. However, within a year he was also “superintending” exhibits. His skills as a taxidermist and artist soon overtook his role as a program coordinator and, in 1930 his title was officially changed to “Curator of Museum Exhibits.” In 1929, Green created his first habitat group, or “diorama” which depicted a group of rocky mountain goats. Over the years, the priorities and goals of the Exhibits Department shifted and expanded based upon new ideas in museum education, public perception, and financial challenges. In the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Exhibits Department records, researchers will find a range of materials that span the better part of the 20th century. Of special interest are the Harold T. Green papers, for these include paintings, specimens, color swatches, sketches, photographs, and illustrations of all sorts taken in situ on expeditions to Africa in the 1930s. Later series reflect the operating methods of the Exhibit Department's project managers into the 1990s. (View full finding aid.)
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Exhibits Department records
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Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
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ANSP.2010.004
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49 linear feet (50 containers)
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1852-2001
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Prior to the 1930s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia had neither an education department nor an exhibits department. However, the museum clearly stated that “to see that our scientific work is shared with the public in ways that instruct and entertain is one of our direct responsibilities, for knowledge of Nature not only widens the mental horizon, but helps to ease the common burdens of life.” In 1920, Harold T. Green came to work at the Academy. At first, he was in charge of arranging the public lectures funded by the Ludwick Institute. However, within a year he was also “superintending” exhibits. His skills as a taxidermist and artist soon overtook his role as a program coordinator and, in 1930 his title was officially changed to “Curator of Museum Exhibits.” In 1929, Green created his first habitat group, or “diorama” which depicted a group of rocky mountain goats. Over the years, the priorities and goals of the Exhibits Department shifted and expanded based upon new ideas in museum education, public perception, and financial challenges. In the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Exhibits Department records, researchers will find a range of materials that span the better part of the 20th century. Of special interest are the Harold T. Green papers, for these include paintings, specimens, color swatches, sketches, photographs, and illustrations of all sorts taken in situ on expeditions to Africa in the 1930s. Later series reflect the operating methods of the Exhibit Department's project managers into the 1990s.
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1819-1969
Creator:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Extent: 6 containers
The oldest natural sciences institution in the Western Hemisphere, the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, was founded when the United States hugged the Atlantic coastline, and Philadelphia was the cultural, commercial, and scientific center of the new nation. Classic expeditions to explore the western wilderness were organized at the Academy. These explorers brought back new species of plants and animals, which were studied and catalogued; and which formed the foundation of the Academy's scientific collections, now consisting of more than 17,000,000 specimens. This collection documents the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia's expeditions across the globe from 1891 to 1977. The collection is rich in material, particularly regarding the Academy's expedition to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1969. There is some general information regarding expeditions, especially in regard to the Committee on Names, which is responsible for selecting offical names for special exhibitions. Also included is information regarding other expeditions in which Academy representatives participated during the late 19th and 20th centuries. (View full finding aid.)
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia papers on expeditions
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Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
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ANSP.Coll.113
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6 containers
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1819-1969
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The oldest natural sciences institution in the Western Hemisphere, the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, was founded when the United States hugged the Atlantic coastline, and Philadelphia was the cultural, commercial, and scientific center of the new nation. Classic expeditions to explore the western wilderness were organized at the Academy. These explorers brought back new species of plants and animals, which were studied and catalogued; and which formed the foundation of the Academy's scientific collections, now consisting of more than 17,000,000 specimens. This collection documents the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia's expeditions across the globe from 1891 to 1977. The collection is rich in material, particularly regarding the Academy's expedition to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1969. There is some general information regarding expeditions, especially in regard to the Committee on Names, which is responsible for selecting offical names for special exhibitions. Also included is information regarding other expeditions in which Academy representatives participated during the late 19th and 20th centuries.
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Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1861-1865
Extent: .6 linear feet (1 print box)
The Addinell Hewson photographs of surgery patients is a small collection of seven photographs, dating between 1861 and 1865, and including tumors, fractures, and amputations. Addinell Hewson was born in 1828 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1850. He was a resident of Pennsylvania Hospital, and later opened his own practice. Hewson also served as assistant surgeon to the Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church, surgeon to Wills Hospital for Diseases of the Eye, surgeon at the Pennsylvania Hospital, and a contract surgeon for during the American Civil War, on duty at Cherry Street Hospital in Philadelphia, among other positions. He was elected a Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1853. Notably, he performed an amputation of the thigh at the Pennsylvania Hospital in 1865, using torsion instead of ligatures, and invented a torsion forceps. Hewson and his wife, Rachel Macomb Wetherill, had six children. He died in 1889 at his home in Philadelphia. Previously catalogued as 10b 46. (View full finding aid.)
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Addinell Hewson photographs of surgery patients
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P-AH
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.6 linear feet (1 print box)
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1861-1865
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The Addinell Hewson photographs of surgery patients is a small collection of seven photographs, dating between 1861 and 1865, and including tumors, fractures, and amputations. Addinell Hewson was born in 1828 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1850. He was a resident of Pennsylvania Hospital, and later opened his own practice. Hewson also served as assistant surgeon to the Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church, surgeon to Wills Hospital for Diseases of the Eye, surgeon at the Pennsylvania Hospital, and a contract surgeon for during the American Civil War, on duty at Cherry Street Hospital in Philadelphia, among other positions. He was elected a Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1853. Notably, he performed an amputation of the thigh at the Pennsylvania Hospital in 1865, using torsion instead of ligatures, and invented a torsion forceps. Hewson and his wife, Rachel Macomb Wetherill, had six children. He died in 1889 at his home in Philadelphia. Previously catalogued as 10b 46.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1926-2001
(Bulk: 1940-1954)
Creator:
Aitala Family
Extent: 5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family’s migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II. (View full finding aid.)
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Aitala family papers
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Aitala Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 697
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5 boxes (and 1 oversized folder)
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1926-2001
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1940-1954
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Documents, notebooks, and diary entries relaying the narrative of the Aitala family’s migration through and immigration from Italy to the United States during and after World War II.
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University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives [Contact Us]
1966-1978
Creator:
Redford, Donald B.
Smith, Ray Winfield
Extent: 10 linear feet (the akhenaten temple project records are contained in ten archival boxes of correspondence, reports, financial records, publicity and publication material, and contact sheets. drawings and negatives are housed separately)
The Akhenaten Temple Project was the first computer project assumed by the University of Pennsylvania Museum. It was proposed in 1965 by Ray Winfield Smith, and in 1966 he began the project with the aid of IBM’s nascent computer technology. The IBM computer was abandoned in 1976. This collection spans Ray Winfield Smith’s entire involvement as director of the project 1968-1971, and begins the career of Dr. Donald B. Redford who acted as a consultant in 1971 and has been director since 1972. The records contain papers and photographs relating to the foundation of the Akhenaten Temple Project, and are divided into seven series: Financial; Correspondence and Reports; Publications and Publicity; Project Negatives; Photographs; Drawings; Misc. (View full finding aid.)
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Akhenaten Temple Project records
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Redford, Donald B. Smith, Ray Winfield
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PU-Mu. 1015
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10 linear feet (the akhenaten temple project records are contained in ten archival boxes of correspondence, reports, financial records, publicity and publication material, and contact sheets. drawings and negatives are housed separately)
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1966-1978
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The Akhenaten Temple Project was the first computer project assumed by the University of Pennsylvania Museum. It was proposed in 1965 by Ray Winfield Smith, and in 1966 he began the project with the aid of IBM’s nascent computer technology. The IBM computer was abandoned in 1976. This collection spans Ray Winfield Smith’s entire involvement as director of the project 1968-1971, and begins the career of Dr. Donald B. Redford who acted as a consultant in 1971 and has been director since 1972. The records contain papers and photographs relating to the foundation of the Akhenaten Temple Project, and are divided into seven series: Financial; Correspondence and Reports; Publications and Publicity; Project Negatives; Photographs; Drawings; Misc.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1914-1973
Creator:
Baugh, Albert C. (Albert Croll), 1891-1981
Extent: 15 boxes
Consists of 15 boxes of Albert Croll Baugh’s professional papers, including correspondence, research materials, a catalog of the book collection he donated to the University of Pennsylvania libraries, and reproductions of various medieval manuscripts. The correspondence is professional and overwhelmingly relates to Baugh’s research. The research materials consist primarily of notes, unpublished article reviews, reprints of articles, and newspaper clippings, and make up the greater bulk of the collection. These materials cover Middle English, French and Anglo-Latin literature and literary history in the twelfth through sixteenth centuries. Specific topics covered in the research materials include Arthurian legends, Chaucer, Middle English language (including spelling, grammar and punctuation) and literature (especially romances, plays and lyric works), Piers Plowman, and the concept of the table dormant, as well as the teaching of English and the editing of medieval texts. The catalog records Baugh’s extensive personal research library and can additionally be found on microfilm, along with various medieval manuscripts on microfilm. The bulk of the manuscript reproductions are, however, in photograph, facsimile or photocopied form. These manuscripts are primarily in Middle English (with a few in Latin) and include various transcriptions of the Ancren riwle (a 13th century text of rules for anchoresses, one version of which Baugh edited and then published in 1956), two versions of Piers Plowman, (the B and C texts), various English public records, and miscellaneous other Middle English works. (View full finding aid.)
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Albert Croll Baugh papers
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Baugh, Albert C. (Albert Croll), 1891-1981
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 689
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15 boxes
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1914-1973
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Consists of 15 boxes of Albert Croll Baugh’s professional papers, including correspondence, research materials, a catalog of the book collection he donated to the University of Pennsylvania libraries, and reproductions of various medieval manuscripts. The correspondence is professional and overwhelmingly relates to Baugh’s research. The research materials consist primarily of notes, unpublished article reviews, reprints of articles, and newspaper clippings, and make up the greater bulk of the collection. These materials cover Middle English, French and Anglo-Latin literature and literary history in the twelfth through sixteenth centuries. Specific topics covered in the research materials include Arthurian legends, Chaucer, Middle English language (including spelling, grammar and punctuation) and literature (especially romances, plays and lyric works), Piers Plowman, and the concept of the table dormant, as well as the teaching of English and the editing of medieval texts. The catalog records Baugh’s extensive personal research library and can additionally be found on microfilm, along with various medieval manuscripts on microfilm. The bulk of the manuscript reproductions are, however, in photograph, facsimile or photocopied form. These manuscripts are primarily in Middle English (with a few in Latin) and include various transcriptions of the Ancren riwle (a 13th century text of rules for anchoresses, one version of which Baugh edited and then published in 1956), two versions of Piers Plowman, (the B and C texts), various English public records, and miscellaneous other Middle English works.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1918-1919
Creator:
Hequembourg, Albert D., 1884-1967
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Albert D. Hequembourg (1884-1967) served as a dental surgeon in France during World War I. This collection includes a two-volume diary as well as a few items laid into the volumes which document Albert D. Hequembourg's service in the war as well as his thoughts about the war, politics, and peace negotiations following the war. (View full finding aid.)
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Albert D. Hequembourg World War I diaries
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Hequembourg, Albert D., 1884-1967
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1153
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1918-1919
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Albert D. Hequembourg (1884-1967) served as a dental surgeon in France during World War I. This collection includes a two-volume diary as well as a few items laid into the volumes which document Albert D. Hequembourg's service in the war as well as his thoughts about the war, politics, and peace negotiations following the war.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1900
Extent: 1 volume
Album compiled by Craig Dorsey Ritchie consisting of 47 silver-gelatin prints depicting Rome, Italy. (View full finding aid.)
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Album of cartes de visites of Rome
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 24
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1 volume
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circa 1900
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Album compiled by Craig Dorsey Ritchie consisting of 47 silver-gelatin prints depicting Rome, Italy.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1870s
Creator:
Huston, Alexander Fullerton
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 volume)
Little is known about the owner of this album, Alexander Fullerton Huston. Huston probably lived in Pennsylvania in the mid to late 19th century and possibly practiced law. This volume is dated roughly to the 1870s and contains engravings and photographs of European and American royalty, leaders, explorers, scientists, philosophers, and actors. It is divided into thirteen sections, each one being defined by a geographic region. Within these sections, there are engravings and photographs of the most influential people of that area presented in chronological order. (View full finding aid.)
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Alexander Fullerton Huston scrapbook of world leaders
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Huston, Alexander Fullerton
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1167
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0.4 linear feet (1 volume)
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circa 1870s
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Little is known about the owner of this album, Alexander Fullerton Huston. Huston probably lived in Pennsylvania in the mid to late 19th century and possibly practiced law. This volume is dated roughly to the 1870s and contains engravings and photographs of European and American royalty, leaders, explorers, scientists, philosophers, and actors. It is divided into thirteen sections, each one being defined by a geographic region. Within these sections, there are engravings and photographs of the most influential people of that area presented in chronological order.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1944-2016
(Bulk: 1960-2009)
Creator:
Solomonow, Allan
Extent: 34.8 linear feet (36 boxes)
Allan Wayne Solomonow (1937-2020) was a Jewish peace activist who was active in New York City and the San Francisco Bay area from the 1970s through the 2010s. His particular concern was Middle East peace, especially the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This collection documents Solomonow's life's work and primarily comprise his professional papers related to the Jewish peace community as well as collected secondary material that informed his thinking. (View full finding aid.)
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Allan Solomonow papers
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Solomonow, Allan
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1247
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34.8 linear feet (36 boxes)
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1944-2016
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1960-2009
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Allan Wayne Solomonow (1937-2020) was a Jewish peace activist who was active in New York City and the San Francisco Bay area from the 1970s through the 2010s. His particular concern was Middle East peace, especially the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This collection documents Solomonow's life's work and primarily comprise his professional papers related to the Jewish peace community as well as collected secondary material that informed his thinking.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1973-1989
Creator:
Winigrad, Allen J. , Photographer
Extent: 562 items
A collection of Cibachrome prints, ranging in size from 6 X 6.5 inches to 11 X 14 inches, depicting over 100 musical and dance artists in rehearsal either in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (at the Mann Music Center or the Academy of Music) or in Saratoga Springs, New York (at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center). (View full finding aid.)
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Allen J. Winigrad photographs of performing artists
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Winigrad, Allen J. , Photographer
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 110
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562 items
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1973-1989
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A collection of Cibachrome prints, ranging in size from 6 X 6.5 inches to 11 X 14 inches, depicting over 100 musical and dance artists in rehearsal either in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (at the Mann Music Center or the Academy of Music) or in Saratoga Springs, New York (at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center).
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University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1939-1987
Creator:
Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
This collection consists of two parts: records of the alumnae association in the period of Mercy Hospital and records of the organization under its present name. It complements the Mercy-Douglass Hospital records (MC 78) in that the latter are exclusively hospital and school records organically created before the hospital closed in 1973. The alumnae association collection contains historical accounts of the hospital and the school as prepared by the alumni, minutes of alumni meetings, programs of various kinds of activities the association sponsored, newsletters, correspondence, clippings, and material the association collected of other organizations. (View full finding aid.)
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Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass Hospital School of Nursing records
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Alumnae Association of Mercy-Douglass School of Nursing.
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PU-N.MC 27
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1.5 linear feet
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1939-1987
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This collection consists of two parts: records of the alumnae association in the period of Mercy Hospital and records of the organization under its present name. It complements the Mercy-Douglass Hospital records (MC 78) in that the latter are exclusively hospital and school records organically created before the hospital closed in 1973. The alumnae association collection contains historical accounts of the hospital and the school as prepared by the alumni, minutes of alumni meetings, programs of various kinds of activities the association sponsored, newsletters, correspondence, clippings, and material the association collected of other organizations.
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University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1885-1977
Extent: 19.2 linear feet
This collection contains photographs related to Philadelphia General Hospital. Images includes people, activities, buildings, and equipment, ranging in date from the early 1900s through the 1970s. (View full finding aid.)
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Alumni Association of Philadelphia General Hospital Training School For Nurses photographs
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PU-N.MC 13A
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19.2 linear feet
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1885-1977
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This collection contains photographs related to Philadelphia General Hospital. Images includes people, activities, buildings, and equipment, ranging in date from the early 1900s through the 1970s.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1909-1910
Creator:
Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert. (View full finding aid.)
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Amelia Smith Calvert photographs of Costa Rican plants
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Calvert, Amelia Smith, 1876-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1199
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 1909-1910
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"Photographs of Costa Rican plants" is a two-volume album compiled by biologist Amelia Smith Calvert (1876-1965). Each page of the album features a black and white photograph of a plant native to Costa Rica, with up to a paragraph of type-written text that provides the Latin and common names of the plant, its appearance and characteristics, the specific location where the specimen was found, and the date on which the photograph was taken. Calvert conducted this research on a 1909 to 1910 expedition to Costa Rica with her husband, entomologist Philip Calvert.
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University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: National Bankruptcy Archives [Contact Us]
1982-2013
(Bulk: 1985-1996)
Creator:
American Bankruptcy Institute
Extent: 21 linear feet (50 boxes and one photo album box)
Harry Dixon Jr. (1944-2006), a lawyer from Nebraska, wanted to form an organization with the dual purpose of providing Congress with expert and unbiased views on legislation and creating an institution that could keep the bankruptcy community aware of legislative activities affecting them. In February 1982, Dixon incorporated under Nebraska law this new organization which was to be called the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). The records of the American Bankruptcy Institute document two main areas of the organization: the history and operating activities of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the organization's professional activities, publications, and research on bankruptcy related issues. The materials date from 1982-2013, with the bulk from 1985-1996. Materials are largely in paper format, comprising correspondence, memos, facsimiles, resumes/c.v., financial records, by-laws, articles of incorporation, certificates, lease agreement, newsletters, marketing materials, clippings, press releases, scripts, white papers, meeting files which typically include agendas, minutes, and sign-in sheets, committee files, conference and seminar material, Library of Congress reports, information bulletins, Congressional reports, records, and bills, court records, briefs, procedures, Congressional hearing testimonies and remarks, publications, monographs, and other related printed matter. The records also include audiovisual materials such as photographs, VHS tapes, audio cassette tapes, DVDs, and CDs. The strengths of the American Bankruptcy Institute records are the documentation of the Board of Directors files; ABI conference and seminar files; ABI's effort to expand membership; Committee files; and the organization's analysis of bankruptcy legislation from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Extensive areas of analysis by ABI include the U.S. Trustee Program which include numerous oversight hearings; Chapter 7 Substantial Abuse; Chapter 12 Family Farmer Bankruptcy; additional bankruptcy judgeships; the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984 (BAFJA) including the Bankruptcy Survey Project conducted by the ABI after the law (BAFJA) went into effect; judicial salaries; leveraged buyouts (LBO); pension plans and retirement benefits; proposed amendments to bankruptcy rules and forms; significant Supreme Court cases; S. 1985 National Bankruptcy Review Commission Act, S. 1559 Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act, and testimonies before various Congressional committees from 1989-1996. (View full finding aid.)
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American Bankruptcy Institute Records
creator
American Bankruptcy Institute
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PU-L.NBA.048
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21 linear feet (50 boxes and one photo album box)
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1982-2013
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1985-1996
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Harry Dixon Jr. (1944-2006), a lawyer from Nebraska, wanted to form an organization with the dual purpose of providing Congress with expert and unbiased views on legislation and creating an institution that could keep the bankruptcy community aware of legislative activities affecting them. In February 1982, Dixon incorporated under Nebraska law this new organization which was to be called the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). The records of the American Bankruptcy Institute document two main areas of the organization: the history and operating activities of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the organization's professional activities, publications, and research on bankruptcy related issues. The materials date from 1982-2013, with the bulk from 1985-1996. Materials are largely in paper format, comprising correspondence, memos, facsimiles, resumes/c.v., financial records, by-laws, articles of incorporation, certificates, lease agreement, newsletters, marketing materials, clippings, press releases, scripts, white papers, meeting files which typically include agendas, minutes, and sign-in sheets, committee files, conference and seminar material, Library of Congress reports, information bulletins, Congressional reports, records, and bills, court records, briefs, procedures, Congressional hearing testimonies and remarks, publications, monographs, and other related printed matter. The records also include audiovisual materials such as photographs, VHS tapes, audio cassette tapes, DVDs, and CDs. The strengths of the American Bankruptcy Institute records are the documentation of the Board of Directors files; ABI conference and seminar files; ABI's effort to expand membership; Committee files; and the organization's analysis of bankruptcy legislation from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Extensive areas of analysis by ABI include the U.S. Trustee Program which include numerous oversight hearings; Chapter 7 Substantial Abuse; Chapter 12 Family Farmer Bankruptcy; additional bankruptcy judgeships; the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984 (BAFJA) including the Bankruptcy Survey Project conducted by the ABI after the law (BAFJA) went into effect; judicial salaries; leveraged buyouts (LBO); pension plans and retirement benefits; proposed amendments to bankruptcy rules and forms; significant Supreme Court cases; S. 1985 National Bankruptcy Review Commission Act, S. 1559 Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act, and testimonies before various Congressional committees from 1989-1996.
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Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Special Collections. Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers. 65 Olden Street Princeton, New Jersey 08540 USA [Contact Us]
1920-2015
(Bulk: 1970-2000)
Extent: 1,069 linear feet (1,068 boxes)
The ACLU is the preeminent civil liberties organization in the United States. These records document the work of their national office in the areas of civil rights, children and women’s rights, freedom of speech (and all First Amendment questions), and due process, among many others, predominantly from 1970 to 2000. (View full finding aid.)
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American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 4
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MC001.04
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1,069 linear feet (1,068 boxes)
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1920-2015
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1970-2000
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The ACLU is the preeminent civil liberties organization in the United States. These records document the work of their national office in the areas of civil rights, children and women’s rights, freedom of speech (and all First Amendment questions), and due process, among many others, predominantly from 1970 to 2000.
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University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing [Contact Us]
1919-1989
Creator:
American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412.
Extent: 2.25 linear feet
This collection documents one of the largest and most active American Legion nurses' posts: the Helen Fairchild Nurses' Post No. 412 of Philadelphia. In its heyday, the Fairchild Post engaged in a multitude of community activities, and enjoyed a large membership base. These files provide a glimpse of the long and eventful history of the Post, beginning in 1919 and continuing to 1989. (View full finding aid.)
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American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses' Post No. 412 records
creator
American Legion. Helen Fairchild Nurses Post No. 412.
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PU-N.MC 39
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2.25 linear feet
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1919-1989
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This collection documents one of the largest and most active American Legion nurses' posts: the Helen Fairchild Nurses' Post No. 412 of Philadelphia. In its heyday, the Fairchild Post engaged in a multitude of community activities, and enjoyed a large membership base. These files provide a glimpse of the long and eventful history of the Post, beginning in 1919 and continuing to 1989.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1971-1998
Creator:
American Poetry Review.
Extent: 217 boxes
The collection primarily comprises the editorial files maintained on each contributor to the journal. Included in these files are correspondence between the authors, translaters, and editors of APR, manuscripts submitted for publication, galleys corrected by the authors and editors, and editors’ votes and comments on submitted manuscripts. Other series include a small section of administrative correspondence, financial records from 1972-1980, photographs of the writers whose work has been published in APR (many of which may be viewed online), and an incomplete run of the periodical. (View full finding aid.)
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American Poetry Review records
creator
American Poetry Review.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 349
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217 boxes
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1971-1998
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The collection primarily comprises the editorial files maintained on each contributor to the journal. Included in these files are correspondence between the authors, translaters, and editors of APR, manuscripts submitted for publication, galleys corrected by the authors and editors, and editors’ votes and comments on submitted manuscripts. Other series include a small section of administrative correspondence, financial records from 1972-1980, photographs of the writers whose work has been published in APR (many of which may be viewed online), and an incomplete run of the periodical.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1944-1945
Extent: 0.12 linear foot (1 box)
Photograph album created by an unnamed American Army Air Forces soldier during World War II. Images were taken at Tezgaon (Tejgaon) Air Base in India; Shillong, India; and China from 1944 to 1945. (View full finding aid.)
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American soldier's photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1335
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0.12 linear foot (1 box)
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1944-1945
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Photograph album created by an unnamed American Army Air Forces soldier during World War II. Images were taken at Tezgaon (Tejgaon) Air Base in India; Shillong, India; and China from 1944 to 1945.
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Drexel University: College of Medicine Legacy Center [Contact Us]
1917-1982
Creator:
American Women's Hospitals.
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
The American Women's Hospitals (AWH) developed from the War Service Committee of the Medical Women's National Association (later called the American Medical Women's Association) in 1917, to provide, register and finance American women physicians for war work; to offer medical and emergency relief to refugees; and, later, to provide international public health service. In 1959, AWH became an independent agency and remained such until 1982 when it re-merged with the American Medical Women's Association. The collection houses photographs created by the American Women's Hospitals Service (AWHS) from 1917 to 1982 to document and promote the organization's efforts to provide health care to under-serviced populations in the United States and abroad. The photographs were frequently used in fundraising and publicity campaigns. As a result, many are annotated to identify the primary subject, geographic location and, occasionally, individuals, providing a graphic chronicle of the variety and forms of AWHS fieldwork worldwide. Researchers will find images of field and clinic work conducted in Africa, Albania, Bolivia, France, Greece, India, Korea, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Vietnam and Yugoslavia, to name a few. In addition, there are a few files at the end containing portraits of AWHS personnel and significant women in medicine that were also associated with the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. In addition to the photographic record, this collection also includes a few files of Dr. Esther Lovejoy correspondence and written material used by Dr. Alma Dea Morani to prepare for a lecture in 1974. (View full finding aid.)
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American Women's Hospitals Service photographs
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American Women's Hospitals.
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WM.SC.144
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7.5 linear feet
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1917-1982
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The American Women's Hospitals (AWH) developed from the War Service Committee of the Medical Women's National Association (later called the American Medical Women's Association) in 1917, to provide, register and finance American women physicians for war work; to offer medical and emergency relief to refugees; and, later, to provide international public health service. In 1959, AWH became an independent agency and remained such until 1982 when it re-merged with the American Medical Women's Association. The collection houses photographs created by the American Women's Hospitals Service (AWHS) from 1917 to 1982 to document and promote the organization's efforts to provide health care to under-serviced populations in the United States and abroad. The photographs were frequently used in fundraising and publicity campaigns. As a result, many are annotated to identify the primary subject, geographic location and, occasionally, individuals, providing a graphic chronicle of the variety and forms of AWHS fieldwork worldwide. Researchers will find images of field and clinic work conducted in Africa, Albania, Bolivia, France, Greece, India, Korea, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Vietnam and Yugoslavia, to name a few. In addition, there are a few files at the end containing portraits of AWHS personnel and significant women in medicine that were also associated with the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. In addition to the photographic record, this collection also includes a few files of Dr. Esther Lovejoy correspondence and written material used by Dr. Alma Dea Morani to prepare for a lecture in 1974.
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German Society of Pennsylvania: Joseph P. Horner Memorial Library [Contact Us]
1891-1957
Creator:
Schade, Anita, 1869-1957
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
This scrapbook documents the activities of Anita Schade and spans the years 1891 to 1957. A large portion of the materials are related to the German Literary Society which she founded in Washington, D.C., 1901. There is also content from several other organizations she was involved with, including the German Dramatic Society, the Goethe Society of America and the Shakespeare Club. (View full finding aid.)
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Anita Schade scrapbook
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Schade, Anita, 1869-1957
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GSP.Ms. Coll. AH 1000
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0.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1891-1957
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This scrapbook documents the activities of Anita Schade and spans the years 1891 to 1957. A large portion of the materials are related to the German Literary Society which she founded in Washington, D.C., 1901. There is also content from several other organizations she was involved with, including the German Dramatic Society, the Goethe Society of America and the Shakespeare Club.
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