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Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1915-1929
Creator:
Ornsteen, Abraham
Extent: .4 linear feet
Dr. Abraham Ornsteen's medical notes and medical school pictures comprise the Abraham Ornsteen Papers collection. A Philadelphia neurologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abraham Ornsteen (September 30, 1894-April 28, 1978) gained notoriety for his clinical instruction which included some of the earliest medical instruction videos. This collection includes Dr. Ornsteen's neurological notes, as well as class and professional portraits. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015. (View full finding aid.)
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Abraham Ornsteen papers
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Ornsteen, Abraham
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MSS 373
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.4 linear feet
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1915-1929
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Dr. Abraham Ornsteen's medical notes and medical school pictures comprise the Abraham Ornsteen Papers collection. A Philadelphia neurologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abraham Ornsteen (September 30, 1894-April 28, 1978) gained notoriety for his clinical instruction which included some of the earliest medical instruction videos. This collection includes Dr. Ornsteen's neurological notes, as well as class and professional portraits. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015.
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Chester County Historical Society [Contact Us]
1645-1960
Creator:
Myers, Albert Cook, 1874-1960
Extent: 81 linear feet
Albert Cook Myers (1874-1960) was a Pennsylvania historian, who dedicated his life’s work to the identification, study and organization of William Penn’s published writings and personal papers. Beginning in 1910, after securing an endorsement from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, he set out to publish: “The Complete Works of William Penn.” All told, Myers devoted fifty years of his life to this project. Though his publication goals were never realized, he assembled a massive and notable body of information about William Penn. To complete his studies, Myers travelled abroad and throughout the United States. As a result of his efforts, he came to be regarded as an expert on the topic and often spoke publicly on the life and times of William Penn. The Albert Cook Myers research collection of William Penn materials contains the information gathered by Myers in his pursuit to thoroughly research and publish a volume documenting the complete writings of William Penn. Researchers will find Myers' notes, transcriptions, photocopies of documents, newspaper clippings, various author articles, first editions and other early editions of Penn's works, picture postcards of places related to Penn, and photos and original manuscript material. The bulk of the collection is "The Manuscript" series, which focuses on Myer's work on Penn's own writings. Researchers should be aware that the bulk of the collection is Myers' notes and only a small portion is original manuscript material related to Penn. The collection spans the dates of 1645 to 1960, however, the bulk of the material was collected and created by Myers from 1910 to 1960. (View full finding aid.)
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Albert Cook Myers Historical Collection: William Penn papers
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Myers, Albert Cook, 1874-1960
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CCHS.MS.Coll.190
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81 linear feet
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1645-1960
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Albert Cook Myers (1874-1960) was a Pennsylvania historian, who dedicated his life’s work to the identification, study and organization of William Penn’s published writings and personal papers. Beginning in 1910, after securing an endorsement from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, he set out to publish: “The Complete Works of William Penn.” All told, Myers devoted fifty years of his life to this project. Though his publication goals were never realized, he assembled a massive and notable body of information about William Penn. To complete his studies, Myers travelled abroad and throughout the United States. As a result of his efforts, he came to be regarded as an expert on the topic and often spoke publicly on the life and times of William Penn. The Albert Cook Myers research collection of William Penn materials contains the information gathered by Myers in his pursuit to thoroughly research and publish a volume documenting the complete writings of William Penn. Researchers will find Myers' notes, transcriptions, photocopies of documents, newspaper clippings, various author articles, first editions and other early editions of Penn's works, picture postcards of places related to Penn, and photos and original manuscript material. The bulk of the collection is "The Manuscript" series, which focuses on Myer's work on Penn's own writings. Researchers should be aware that the bulk of the collection is Myers' notes and only a small portion is original manuscript material related to Penn. The collection spans the dates of 1645 to 1960, however, the bulk of the material was collected and created by Myers from 1910 to 1960.
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Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center [Contact Us]
1881-1917
(Bulk: 1881)
Creator:
Campbell, Sarah Jane, 1844-1928, Donor
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (; one small box)
Anna Scull was born in December of 1832. She devoted nearly 30 years teaching in the public schools of Philadelphia. By 1874, Scull was appointed principal of the Hunter Girl’s Grammar School located at Dauphin and Mascher Streets in Philadelphia. During a class lecture in February of 1881, Anna Scull was alleged to have taught students false statements that insulted the Catholic faith. As a result of these allegations, a petition dated March 8, 1881 was presented by parents, citizens, and city taxpayers to the Board of Education. The Petitioners alleged that Anna Scull and the Hunter Girl’s Grammar School were in violation of the Commonwealth’s law to not teach or defame any religion in secular schools. More severe, the Petitioners alleged Anna Scull not only promoted the Lutheran Reformation, but she also “attacked, vilified and abused the faith, religion and belief” of their children as well as “assailed the religious creed and faith” of the Roman Catholic Church. Under pressure from parents and taxpayers, the Board of Education began a formal investigation into the allegations which the Board of Education appointed a special committee to conduct the investigation/hearings. The first special committee meeting began on March 14, 1881 and ended on March 28, 1881. A regular meeting of the committee was held on March 31, 1881 to present the final report of the investigation. The Anna Scull Case Records, 1881-1917, consists of materials that specifically relate to the March 1881 special meetings by the Committee on Grammar, Secondary and Primary Schools of the Board of Education appointed to investigate the Petition's allegations and charges against Miss Anna Scull. The bulk of the collection consists of transcripts from the special committee meetings that took place in March of 1881. The collection also contains: one official book/pamphlet of the Petition, Proceedings, and Testimony; newspaper clippings; and research notes all relating to the Anna Scull Case. (View full finding aid.)
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Anna Scull Case records
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Campbell, Sarah Jane, 1844-1928, Donor
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MC 57
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0.2 linear feet (; one small box)
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1881-1917
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1881
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Anna Scull was born in December of 1832. She devoted nearly 30 years teaching in the public schools of Philadelphia. By 1874, Scull was appointed principal of the Hunter Girl’s Grammar School located at Dauphin and Mascher Streets in Philadelphia. During a class lecture in February of 1881, Anna Scull was alleged to have taught students false statements that insulted the Catholic faith. As a result of these allegations, a petition dated March 8, 1881 was presented by parents, citizens, and city taxpayers to the Board of Education. The Petitioners alleged that Anna Scull and the Hunter Girl’s Grammar School were in violation of the Commonwealth’s law to not teach or defame any religion in secular schools. More severe, the Petitioners alleged Anna Scull not only promoted the Lutheran Reformation, but she also “attacked, vilified and abused the faith, religion and belief” of their children as well as “assailed the religious creed and faith” of the Roman Catholic Church. Under pressure from parents and taxpayers, the Board of Education began a formal investigation into the allegations which the Board of Education appointed a special committee to conduct the investigation/hearings. The first special committee meeting began on March 14, 1881 and ended on March 28, 1881. A regular meeting of the committee was held on March 31, 1881 to present the final report of the investigation. The Anna Scull Case Records, 1881-1917, consists of materials that specifically relate to the March 1881 special meetings by the Committee on Grammar, Secondary and Primary Schools of the Board of Education appointed to investigate the Petition's allegations and charges against Miss Anna Scull. The bulk of the collection consists of transcripts from the special committee meetings that took place in March of 1881. The collection also contains: one official book/pamphlet of the Petition, Proceedings, and Testimony; newspaper clippings; and research notes all relating to the Anna Scull Case.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
Undated
Creator:
North, Ann Hinton, Collector
Extent: 3 folders
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Anne North Hinton collection on the North family
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North, Ann Hinton, Collector
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MC.950.141
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3 folders
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1921-1952
Creator:
Gabel, Arthur Bertram
Extent: 0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur Bertram Gabel was a professor in the dental school at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of the American Textbook of Operative Dentistry. This collection contains Arthur Bertram Gabel’s lecture and research notes. There are four types of notes in this collection; Brazil lecture notes, student lecture notes, professional lecture notes, and research notes, which range in date from 1921 to 1952. The research concerns the “flow of methyl methacrylates” and the lectures cover a wide range of dental topics. (View full finding aid.)
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Arthur Bertram Gabel lecture and research notes
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Gabel, Arthur Bertram
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1191
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0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1921-1952
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Arthur Bertram Gabel was a professor in the dental school at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of the American Textbook of Operative Dentistry. This collection contains Arthur Bertram Gabel’s lecture and research notes. There are four types of notes in this collection; Brazil lecture notes, student lecture notes, professional lecture notes, and research notes, which range in date from 1921 to 1952. The research concerns the “flow of methyl methacrylates” and the lectures cover a wide range of dental topics.
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Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection [Contact Us]
1961-1968
Creator:
De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk
Extent: 0.42 linear feet
The collection consists of dummies, correspondence, manuscripts, outlines, sketches, research notes, drafts, galley proofs, and typescripts by the children's book author and editor Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (1914-2000), for her books The Little Girl and Her Mother (1963), May I Bring a Friend? (1964), The Abe Lincoln Joke Book (1965), and Willy O'Dwyer Jumped in the Fire (1968). (View full finding aid.)
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Beatrice Schenk de Regniers papers
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De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk
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FLP.CLRC.DEREGNIERS
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0.42 linear feet
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1961-1968
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The collection consists of dummies, correspondence, manuscripts, outlines, sketches, research notes, drafts, galley proofs, and typescripts by the children's book author and editor Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (1914-2000), for her books The Little Girl and Her Mother (1963), May I Bring a Friend? (1964), The Abe Lincoln Joke Book (1965), and Willy O'Dwyer Jumped in the Fire (1968).
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1982-1999
Creator:
Weissler, Chava
Extent: 6.75 linear feet (8 boxes)
Dr. Chava Weissler has been the Philip and Muriel Berman Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Religion Studies Department of Lehigh University since 1988. Her areas of interest are women in Jewish history, Jewish folklore, classical Jewish texts, and Jewish and American popular religion. This collection, dating from 1982 to 1999, contains writings by Dr. Weissler, as well as her personal notes and research documents. The bulk of the materials document the research and writing of Dr. Weissler’s first book, Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women, published in 1998. (View full finding aid.)
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Chava Weissler papers
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Weissler, Chava
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1311
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6.75 linear feet (8 boxes)
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circa 1982-1999
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Dr. Chava Weissler has been the Philip and Muriel Berman Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Religion Studies Department of Lehigh University since 1988. Her areas of interest are women in Jewish history, Jewish folklore, classical Jewish texts, and Jewish and American popular religion. This collection, dating from 1982 to 1999, contains writings by Dr. Weissler, as well as her personal notes and research documents. The bulk of the materials document the research and writing of Dr. Weissler’s first book, Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women, published in 1998.
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1951-1993
Creator:
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993
Extent: 23.6 linear feet (40 containers)
Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high speed photographs of hummingbirds. His ornithological interests included bird songs, the radiance of hummingbird feathers and the evolution of shapes and sizes of birds in relation to their flight abilities. The Crawford H. Greenewalt papers document Greenewalt's personal study of ornithology, primarily his work on hummingbirds. The collection dates from 1951 to 1993 and consists primarily of photographs taken by Greenewalt, and technical data collected by Greenewalt. The images photographed by Greenewalt exist in many different formats throughout the collection, including prints, negatives, and slides. The technical data in this collection represents Greenewalt's research into the physiology of hummingbirds, and the development of his high-speed photographic technique. In addition to Greenewalt's research material, this collection houses drafts and edits of some of Greenewalt's original publications. The collection also includes awards, certificates, honorary degrees and some camera equipment. (View full finding aid.)
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Crawford H. Greenewalt papers
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Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993
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ANSP.2010.010
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23.6 linear feet (40 containers)
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1951-1993
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Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high speed photographs of hummingbirds. His ornithological interests included bird songs, the radiance of hummingbird feathers and the evolution of shapes and sizes of birds in relation to their flight abilities. The Crawford H. Greenewalt papers document Greenewalt's personal study of ornithology, primarily his work on hummingbirds. The collection dates from 1951 to 1993 and consists primarily of photographs taken by Greenewalt, and technical data collected by Greenewalt. The images photographed by Greenewalt exist in many different formats throughout the collection, including prints, negatives, and slides. The technical data in this collection represents Greenewalt's research into the physiology of hummingbirds, and the development of his high-speed photographic technique. In addition to Greenewalt's research material, this collection houses drafts and edits of some of Greenewalt's original publications. The collection also includes awards, certificates, honorary degrees and some camera equipment.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1936-1992
Creator:
Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography. (View full finding aid.)
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Curtis W. Davis collection on Leopold Stokowski
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Davis, Curtis W., 1928-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 965
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6.5 linear feet (17 boxes)
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1936-1992
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Curtis W. Davis (1928-1986) was a television producer who planned to publish a biography of the orchestral conductor Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977). The biography remained unfinished at the time of Davis' death. This collection consists of his research materials, notes, correspondence, and drafts of the planned biography.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1962-2013
Creator:
Vanderwerken, David L., 1945-2015
Extent: 2.4 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection includes material related to a planned critical biography of author Chaim Potok (1929-2002) by David L. Vanderwerken (1945-2015), an American literary scholar and professor of English literature. It contains correspondence regarding the proposal for the book; general research on the critical literature surrounding Potok's literary career, as well as his life and art; a Vanderwerken interview with Potok; and copies of Potok's novels and nonfiction works, with annotations by Vanderwerken. (View full finding aid.)
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David L. Vanderwerken research collection on Chaim Potok
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Vanderwerken, David L., 1945-2015
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1234
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2.4 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1962-2013
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This collection includes material related to a planned critical biography of author Chaim Potok (1929-2002) by David L. Vanderwerken (1945-2015), an American literary scholar and professor of English literature. It contains correspondence regarding the proposal for the book; general research on the critical literature surrounding Potok's literary career, as well as his life and art; a Vanderwerken interview with Potok; and copies of Potok's novels and nonfiction works, with annotations by Vanderwerken.
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Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia [Contact Us]
Bulk, 1899-1992 1825-1992
(Bulk: 1899-1992)
Creator:
Krumbhaar, E. B., (Edward Bell), 1882-1966
Extent: 24 linear feet
Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to mid-twentieth century. This collection contains Krumbhaar’s research files, administrative records related to organizations and institutions in which he was involved, correspondence, and medical writings. Particular strengths include documentation of Krumbhaar’s research on pathology, the founding of the American Association for the History of Medicine in 1930 and 1931, his service as President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1939 to 1942, his professorship of Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania from 1927 to 1942, and his translation of Arturo Castiglioni’s History of Medicine in 1941. (View full finding aid.)
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E. B. Krumbhaar papers
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Krumbhaar, E. B., (Edward Bell), 1882-1966
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CPP.MSS 2/0344
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24 linear feet
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Bulk, 1899-1992 1825-1992
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1899-1992
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Edward Bell Krumbhaar (1882-1966) was a distinguished pathologist and cardiac physician, as well as one of Philadelphia’s leading historians of medicine. A founder of both the Section on Medical History of the College of Physicians and the American Association of the History of Medicine (AAHM), Krumbhaar also served as president of the College and of the AAHM. The E.B. Krumbhaar papers covers Krumbhaar’s accomplishments and contributions to pathology and cardiac physiology from the early to mid-twentieth century. This collection contains Krumbhaar’s research files, administrative records related to organizations and institutions in which he was involved, correspondence, and medical writings. Particular strengths include documentation of Krumbhaar’s research on pathology, the founding of the American Association for the History of Medicine in 1930 and 1931, his service as President of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia from 1939 to 1942, his professorship of Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania from 1927 to 1942, and his translation of Arturo Castiglioni’s History of Medicine in 1941.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1932
Creator:
Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edgar L. Potts (1893-1970) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and a theater enthusiast. During his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he wrote his thesis, "History of Philadelphia Theatre, 1890-1900." This collection documents his research for and writing of his dissertation and contains two typed drafts of the dissertation and his research into the chronological listing of plays performed in Philadelphia in the year 1890. (View full finding aid.)
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Edgar L. Potts dissertation and research on Philadelphia theater
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Potts, Edgar L., 1893-1970
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1019
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1932
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Edgar L. Potts (1893-1970) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and a theater enthusiast. During his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, he wrote his thesis, "History of Philadelphia Theatre, 1890-1900." This collection documents his research for and writing of his dissertation and contains two typed drafts of the dissertation and his research into the chronological listing of plays performed in Philadelphia in the year 1890.
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia [Contact Us]
1846-1915
Creator:
Nolan, Edward J.
Extent: 234 items
Edward James Nolan (1846-1921) served as the librarian at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia from 1869 until his death. During his tenure as librarian, he performed research on and wrote the history of the Academy which was completed in 1909. This collection contains material collected by Nolan for his history, including transcriptions of early minutes, deeds, biographies, news clipppings, letters and reminiscences of colleagues. (View full finding aid.)
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Edward James Nolan documents and correspondence on the History of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia
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Nolan, Edward J.
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ANSP.Coll.464
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234 items
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1846-1915
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Edward James Nolan (1846-1921) served as the librarian at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia from 1869 until his death. During his tenure as librarian, he performed research on and wrote the history of the Academy which was completed in 1909. This collection contains material collected by Nolan for his history, including transcriptions of early minutes, deeds, biographies, news clipppings, letters and reminiscences of colleagues.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1955
Creator:
Aubrey, Edwin E., 1896-1956
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains the notes and papers regarding Edwin E. Aubrey’s Fulbright Scholarship application for the research of the life and works of English theologian and bishop, Simon Patrick. (View full finding aid.)
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Edwin E. Aubrey notes regarding Simon Patrick
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Aubrey, Edwin E., 1896-1956
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1254
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 1955
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This collection contains the notes and papers regarding Edwin E. Aubrey’s Fulbright Scholarship application for the research of the life and works of English theologian and bishop, Simon Patrick.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1927-1934
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Elihu Embree papers
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MC.950.067
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2 folders
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1927-1934
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University of Pennsylvania: Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives [Contact Us]
1948-2014
(Bulk: 1980-2014)
Creator:
Katz, Elihu, 1926-
Extent: 16.3 linear feet (39 boxes and 1 artifact box)
Elihu Katz (born 1926) is an American Israeli sociologist and media scholar who has made substantial contributions to the field of communication, specifically in the areas of media effects, diffusion, uses and gratifications and reception, and media events. This primary portion of Katz’s papers documents his scholarly and professional activities at the Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research, and Annenberg Schools for Communication at the University of California and University of Pennsylvania, respectively. Materials pertaining to the University of Chicago, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Israel Broadcasting Authority are also present, but less substantially so. The collection is divided into ten series and includes correspondence; drafts of talks, papers, articles, and books; research notes; conference materials; teaching materials and course documents; public opinion studies and reports; Israeli broadcasting materials; and biographical documents. (View full finding aid.)
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Elihu Katz papers
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Katz, Elihu, 1926-
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16.3 linear feet (39 boxes and 1 artifact box)
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1948-2014
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1980-2014
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Elihu Katz (born 1926) is an American Israeli sociologist and media scholar who has made substantial contributions to the field of communication, specifically in the areas of media effects, diffusion, uses and gratifications and reception, and media events. This primary portion of Katz’s papers documents his scholarly and professional activities at the Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research, and Annenberg Schools for Communication at the University of California and University of Pennsylvania, respectively. Materials pertaining to the University of Chicago, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the Israel Broadcasting Authority are also present, but less substantially so. The collection is divided into ten series and includes correspondence; drafts of talks, papers, articles, and books; research notes; conference materials; teaching materials and course documents; public opinion studies and reports; Israeli broadcasting materials; and biographical documents.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1836-1839
Creator:
Cook, Enion, 1772-1841
Extent: 0.21 linear feet
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Enion Cook papers
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Cook, Enion, 1772-1841
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MC.975.11.007
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0.21 linear feet
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1836-1839
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1937-1989
(Bulk: 1963-1989)
Creator:
Aresty, Esther B.
Extent: 7 linear feet (14 boxes)
Esther B. Aresty (1908-2000) was a cookbook collector and culinary historian who wrote on food, cooking and etiquette. This collection documents Aresty's personal and professional activities, primarily through correspondence, publication drafts, and research materials regarding her books, entitled The Grand Venture (1963), The Delectable Past (1964), The Best Behavior (1970), and The Exquisite Table (1980). (View full finding aid.)
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Esther B. Aresty papers
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Aresty, Esther B.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1004
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7 linear feet (14 boxes)
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1937-1989
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1963-1989
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Esther B. Aresty (1908-2000) was a cookbook collector and culinary historian who wrote on food, cooking and etiquette. This collection documents Aresty's personal and professional activities, primarily through correspondence, publication drafts, and research materials regarding her books, entitled The Grand Venture (1963), The Delectable Past (1964), The Best Behavior (1970), and The Exquisite Table (1980).
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1856-1945
Creator:
Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945
Extent: 7.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, an expert on Shakespeare, and an author of scholarly works on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature. This collection documents Schelling's life as a student, a professor, a scholar, and an author. It also documents the University of Pennsylvania through the eyes of an individual who was a student and a faculty member over a period of more than fifty years. (View full finding aid.)
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Felix E. Schelling papers
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Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1118
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7.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1856-1945
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Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945) was a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, an expert on Shakespeare, and an author of scholarly works on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature. This collection documents Schelling's life as a student, a professor, a scholar, and an author. It also documents the University of Pennsylvania through the eyes of an individual who was a student and a faculty member over a period of more than fifty years.
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Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia [Contact Us]
circa 1924-1952
Creator:
Pennell, Francis W., (Francis Whittier), 1886-1952
Extent: 2.5 linear inches
Francis Whittier Pennell (1886-1952) was an American botanist and a world authority on the Scrophulariaceae. He served as associate curator of the New York Botanical Garden from 1914 to 1921 and as curator of plants at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia from 1921 until his death. He had an intense interest in the history of botany and collected biographical material on many early botanists. This collection includes Pennell’s research notes as well as some finished biographies. (View full finding aid.)
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Francis Whittier Pennell biographies of botanists
creator
Pennell, Francis W., (Francis Whittier), 1886-1952
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ANSP.Coll.221
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2.5 linear inches
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circa 1924-1952
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Francis Whittier Pennell (1886-1952) was an American botanist and a world authority on the Scrophulariaceae. He served as associate curator of the New York Botanical Garden from 1914 to 1921 and as curator of plants at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia from 1921 until his death. He had an intense interest in the history of botany and collected biographical material on many early botanists. This collection includes Pennell’s research notes as well as some finished biographies.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1953-1970
Creator:
Gaige, Frederick H.
Extent: 0.4 linear foot (1 box)
Frederick H. Gaige (1937-2009) was an educator and an expert on Nepal who did research on a Fulbright Fellowship from 1966 to 1968 and earned his doctoral degree in South Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970. This collection consists of papers and research compiled by Gaige, largely during the years of his education at the University of Pennsylvania and during his Fulbright Fellowship in Nepal which culminated in the publication of Regionalism and National Unity in Nepal. (View full finding aid.)
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Frederick H. Gaige papers and research on Nepal
creator
Gaige, Frederick H.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1380
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0.4 linear foot (1 box)
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1953-1970
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Frederick H. Gaige (1937-2009) was an educator and an expert on Nepal who did research on a Fulbright Fellowship from 1966 to 1968 and earned his doctoral degree in South Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970. This collection consists of papers and research compiled by Gaige, largely during the years of his education at the University of Pennsylvania and during his Fulbright Fellowship in Nepal which culminated in the publication of Regionalism and National Unity in Nepal.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
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Garrett family genealogical records
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MC.950.080
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1 folder
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Undated
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1882-1932
Creator:
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932. (View full finding aid.)
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George William Brown research collection on 19th-century missionary work in India
creator
Brown, George William, 1870-1932
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1033
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1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
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1882-1932
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George William Brown (1870-1932) was a professor of Semitic languages and Indology, a founding member of the Linguistic Society of America, and a missionary in India for sixteen years as a member of the Disciples of Christ. This collection consists of materials documenting Brown's career in research, writing, and teaching about religion, missionary work, and linguistics, dating from 1892 to 1932.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1869
Creator:
Cope, Gilbert, 1840-1928
Extent: 2 folders
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Gilbert Cope papers
creator
Cope, Gilbert, 1840-1928
id
MC.950.044
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2 folders
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1869
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1914-1956
(Bulk: 1940-1956)
Creator:
Bolitho, Hector, 1897-1974
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection mostly contains research materials and correspondence between Bolitho, Aga Khan III, M.A. Jinnah and others, including Mountbatten and W.S. Maugham, on the subject of the newly formed country of Pakistan. (View full finding aid.)
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Henry Hector Bolitho papers
creator
Bolitho, Hector, 1897-1974
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1079
repository
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1914-1956
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1940-1956
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This collection mostly contains research materials and correspondence between Bolitho, Aga Khan III, M.A. Jinnah and others, including Mountbatten and W.S. Maugham, on the subject of the newly formed country of Pakistan.
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