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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1936-1943
Extent: 0.5 linear foot (1 box)
This collection contains incomplete annual series of several true-crime magazines from the 1930s and 1940s, including Crime Confessions, Official Detective Stories, Secret Detective Cases, Sensational Detective Cases, and Tru-Life Detective Cases. They are collected in three binders, under the title "American Pulp Fiction, Volumes 1-3." (View full finding aid.)
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"American Pulp Fiction" true crime magazine collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1375
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0.5 linear foot (1 box)
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1936-1943
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This collection contains incomplete annual series of several true-crime magazines from the 1930s and 1940s, including Crime Confessions, Official Detective Stories, Secret Detective Cases, Sensational Detective Cases, and Tru-Life Detective Cases. They are collected in three binders, under the title "American Pulp Fiction, Volumes 1-3."
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1866
Creator:
Olmstead, J. M. (James Munson), 1794-1870
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
This unpublished manuscript, titled "Mortimer Myself, An Autobiography," is signed by Reverend James Munson Olmstead. It is unclear, however, if this is actually an autobiography of Olmstead or a fictional work of his creation. The identity of "Mortimer" remains unclear throughout the text. This work is dated 1866 and was a part of Reverend John Wright’s library. (View full finding aid.)
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"Mortimer Myself, An Autobiography"
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Olmstead, J. M. (James Munson), 1794-1870
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1736
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0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
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1866
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This unpublished manuscript, titled "Mortimer Myself, An Autobiography," is signed by Reverend James Munson Olmstead. It is unclear, however, if this is actually an autobiography of Olmstead or a fictional work of his creation. The identity of "Mortimer" remains unclear throughout the text. This work is dated 1866 and was a part of Reverend John Wright’s library.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1838-1936
(Bulk: 1838-1897)
Extent: 6 linear feet (22 volumes)
The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century. (View full finding aid.)
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"Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1384
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6 linear feet (22 volumes)
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1838-1936
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1838-1897
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The "Theatricals in Philadelphia" scrapbooks consists of a set of 15 scrapbooks on theatrical subjects and contains programs, playbills, newspaper clippings, images, and portraits of artists of the stage, dating from the second half of the 19th century. These materials mostly relate to theaters and other performing venues located in Philadelphia, although there are also some items from New York, Boston, and other U.S. cities. Because of its extent (about 3,500 pages), its chronological and geographical focus, the richness of its materials, and the breadth of theatrical genres covered in the scrapbooks, this collection represents a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the theatrical and cultural history of Philadelphia in the second half of the 19th century.
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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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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1836-1841
Creator:
Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain). Museum Library.
Extent: 1 volume
A printed library catalog with interleaved blanks is the house copy of the United Service Museum as part of the Royal United Service Institution. The volume has copious annotated bibliographic entries on the printed pages and interleaved blanks to accommodate additions to the library. The volume was in use from the years 1836 to 1841 (View full finding aid.)
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A catalogue of the library of the United Service Museum : Middle Scotland Yard, London
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Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain). Museum Library.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1933
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1 volume
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1836-1841
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A printed library catalog with interleaved blanks is the house copy of the United Service Museum as part of the Royal United Service Institution. The volume has copious annotated bibliographic entries on the printed pages and interleaved blanks to accommodate additions to the library. The volume was in use from the years 1836 to 1841
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1830
Creator:
Bishop, A. L., Mrs. , active 1810-1840
Bishop, N., active 19th century, Contributor
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing the commonplace book of Mrs. A. L. Bishop, probably of Surrey, England dated 1830. (View full finding aid.)
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A favorite book: a drawing of O.H. & very few prints, pleasing variety of good extracts
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Bishop, A. L., Mrs. , active 1810-1840 Bishop, N., active 19th century, Contributor
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1972
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1 volume
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1830
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A volume containing the commonplace book of Mrs. A. L. Bishop, probably of Surrey, England dated 1830.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1825-1826
Creator:
Grant, Elias, 1804?-1827
Extent: 1 volume
A logbook of the Brig Leander's return trip of its fourth voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to Canton and Manila, commanded by Captain Charles Roundy. The ship's log was kept by Elias Grant from December 25, 1825 to April 11, 1826. (View full finding aid.)
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A journal of a passage from Java Head to Salem on the Brig Leander: commanded by Charles Roundy, beginning December 25, 1825, kept by Elias Grant
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Grant, Elias, 1804?-1827
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1814
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1 volume
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1825-1826
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A logbook of the Brig Leander's return trip of its fourth voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to Canton and Manila, commanded by Captain Charles Roundy. The ship's log was kept by Elias Grant from December 25, 1825 to April 11, 1826.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1880-1924
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A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm).
Extent: 0.3 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1880-1924) contains documents that relate to the business dealings of A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited, a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The bulk of the collection consists of invoices charged by A. & W. MacKinlay to H & A. Locke or to D. Y. Stewart and Son, two regional businesses. A few pieces of business correspondence are also included, along with a pair of ledger books which were printed and sold by A. & W. MacKinlay, but which contain the handwritten financial accounts of two unidentified businesses. (View full finding aid.)
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A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited collection
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A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1336
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0.3 linear feet (1 box)
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1880-1924
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This collection (1880-1924) contains documents that relate to the business dealings of A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited, a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The bulk of the collection consists of invoices charged by A. & W. MacKinlay to H & A. Locke or to D. Y. Stewart and Son, two regional businesses. A few pieces of business correspondence are also included, along with a pair of ledger books which were printed and sold by A. & W. MacKinlay, but which contain the handwritten financial accounts of two unidentified businesses.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1936
Creator:
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Alfred Edward Newton (1864-1940) was an American author and book collector. He is best known for his 1918 book, Amenities of Book Collecting. He is also credited with having popularized book collecting between 1910 and 1930. This collection contains a typescript draft and printer's proofs for his 1936 book, Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography. (View full finding aid.)
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A. Edward Newton draft and proofs of Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography
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Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1288
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1936
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Alfred Edward Newton (1864-1940) was an American author and book collector. He is best known for his 1918 book, Amenities of Book Collecting. He is also credited with having popularized book collecting between 1910 and 1930. This collection contains a typescript draft and printer's proofs for his 1936 book, Bibliography and Pseudo-Bibliography.
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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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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1916-1942
(Bulk: 1935-1936)
Creator:
Myers, Aaron Michael
Extent: 0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia. (View full finding aid.)
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Aaron M. Myers papers
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Myers, Aaron Michael
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1009
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0.9 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1916-1942
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1935-1936
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A collection of photographs from Dr. Aaron M. Myers' travels in England and Scotland in 1935 to 1936, as well as assorted playbills, tickets, newspaper clippings of theatrical reviews, and other ephemera of the 1930s theatre scene in England and Philadelphia.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1911-1955
Creator:
Academy of Stomatology (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
The Academy of Stomatology was founded in 1894 with the goal of advancing the field of oral medicine. The Academy of Stomatology records contains the minutes from the Academy’s monthly meetings from 1930 to 1955 and the council meetings from 1941 to 1955 as well as a small amount of information regarding fluoridation of water in New Castle, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Academy of Stomatology records
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Academy of Stomatology (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1181
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1 linear foot (3 boxes)
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1911-1955
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The Academy of Stomatology was founded in 1894 with the goal of advancing the field of oral medicine. The Academy of Stomatology records contains the minutes from the Academy’s monthly meetings from 1930 to 1955 and the council meetings from 1941 to 1955 as well as a small amount of information regarding fluoridation of water in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
[1870]-1878, undated
Creator:
Anderson, Philip Augustus, 1845-1919
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
This collection of about sixty handwritten actors’ role books (1870-1878, undated) provides a glimpse into the world of nineteenth century theater in the United States. The role books seem to have belonged to the actor Philip Augustus Anderson though some were copied by, or on behalf of, other performers of the day including Lotta Crabtree, Laura Keene, Annie Lewis, John Lester Wallack, John Edward McCullough, Joseph Proctor and Lucille Western. Nearly all of the role books are annotated with production notes. (View full finding aid.)
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Actors' role books
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Anderson, Philip Augustus, 1845-1919
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1143
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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[1870]-1878, undated
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This collection of about sixty handwritten actors’ role books (1870-1878, undated) provides a glimpse into the world of nineteenth century theater in the United States. The role books seem to have belonged to the actor Philip Augustus Anderson though some were copied by, or on behalf of, other performers of the day including Lotta Crabtree, Laura Keene, Annie Lewis, John Lester Wallack, John Edward McCullough, Joseph Proctor and Lucille Western. Nearly all of the role books are annotated with production notes.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1879-1918
Creator:
Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916
Extent: 3 boxes
The collection consists primarily of correspondence addressed to Ada Rehan but also includes some memorabilia, such as an analysis of Katharine in The Taming of the Shrew in Ada Rehan’s hand, clippings, dedications, menus and invitations, and programs and playbills. (View full finding aid.)
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Ada Rehan papers
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Rehan, Ada, 1857-1916
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 191
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3 boxes
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circa 1879-1918
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The collection consists primarily of correspondence addressed to Ada Rehan but also includes some memorabilia, such as an analysis of Katharine in The Taming of the Shrew in Ada Rehan’s hand, clippings, dedications, menus and invitations, and programs and playbills.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1746-1929, undated
Creator:
Riedl, Adalbert, 1898-1978
Extent: 2.75 linear feet (8 boxes)
Adalbert Riedl (1898-1979) was a teacher, politician, museum director, collector, and folklorist from the Austrian state of Burgenland, a region with strong ties to today's Hungary. The Adalbert Riedl collection contains nearly 700 titles, mostly prayers and religious songs in leaflet or chapbook form. Additionally, there is a collection of 28 printed leaflets bound into a single volume (Sammelband) and a small number of manuscripts in German Kurrentschrift. The bulk of the collection was printed in the 19th century. There are a few pieces from the 18th century and a few from the early 20th century. The items are primarily in the German language, many printed in Fraktur, and a small number are in Hungarian, as well as Croatian, Czech, Slovakian, and Slovenian. (View full finding aid.)
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Adalbert Riedl collection of prayer and song leaflets
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Riedl, Adalbert, 1898-1978
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PUSp.Ms.Coll. 1048
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2.75 linear feet (8 boxes)
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1746-1929, undated
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Adalbert Riedl (1898-1979) was a teacher, politician, museum director, collector, and folklorist from the Austrian state of Burgenland, a region with strong ties to today's Hungary. The Adalbert Riedl collection contains nearly 700 titles, mostly prayers and religious songs in leaflet or chapbook form. Additionally, there is a collection of 28 printed leaflets bound into a single volume (Sammelband) and a small number of manuscripts in German Kurrentschrift. The bulk of the collection was printed in the 19th century. There are a few pieces from the 18th century and a few from the early 20th century. The items are primarily in the German language, many printed in Fraktur, and a small number are in Hungarian, as well as Croatian, Czech, Slovakian, and Slovenian.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1836-1848
Extent: 1 volume
An address book possibly owned by Robert Fellowes of Shotesham Hall, Norfolk, England spanning the years from circa 1836 to 1848. (View full finding aid.)
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Address book Norfolk, England
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1935
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1 volume
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circa 1836-1848
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An address book possibly owned by Robert Fellowes of Shotesham Hall, Norfolk, England spanning the years from circa 1836 to 1848.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
after 1941
Creator:
Snyder, Adelaide B., 1881-1962
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Adelaide B. Snyder (1881-1962) was a director and producer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who worked most notably at the Little Theatre of Philadelphia, now known as the Plays and Players Theatre. This collection contains her director's copy of The Beautiful People, a play written by William Saroyan and published in 1941. This copy is heavily annotated and includes extensive stage directions and other director’s notes. (View full finding aid.)
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Adelaide B. Snyder director's copy of The Beautiful People by William Saroyan
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Snyder, Adelaide B., 1881-1962
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1298
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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after 1941
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Adelaide B. Snyder (1881-1962) was a director and producer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who worked most notably at the Little Theatre of Philadelphia, now known as the Plays and Players Theatre. This collection contains her director's copy of The Beautiful People, a play written by William Saroyan and published in 1941. This copy is heavily annotated and includes extensive stage directions and other director’s notes.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1848-1851
Creator:
Spencer, Adelaide Horatio Seymour, 1825-1877
Extent: 1 volume
A volume comprising excerpts from the works read by Adelaide Horatio Seymour during the years from 1848 to 1851 providing a record of her reading interests with many contemporary titles included. (View full finding aid.)
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Adelaide Horatio Seymour Spencer commonplace book
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Spencer, Adelaide Horatio Seymour, 1825-1877
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1757
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1 volume
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1848-1851
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A volume comprising excerpts from the works read by Adelaide Horatio Seymour during the years from 1848 to 1851 providing a record of her reading interests with many contemporary titles included.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1845-1848
(Bulk: 1847-1848)
Creator:
Agence France-presse.
Extent: 0.33 linear feet (1 box)
The international news agency Agence Havas, ancestor of Agence France-Presse (AFP) Reuters, was founded in 1832 by Charles-Louis Havas (1783-1858), who translated reports from foreign papers and distributed them to Paris and provincial newspapers. This collection consists of 101 lithographed news reports from 1845 to 1848, though most of the reports are from 1847. The reports focus primarily on economic and political news of the time, specific to Spain, Italy, and France. (View full finding aid.)
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Agence Havas news reports
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Agence France-presse.
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PUSp. Print Coll. 29
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0.33 linear feet (1 box)
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1845-1848
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1847-1848
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The international news agency Agence Havas, ancestor of Agence France-Presse (AFP) Reuters, was founded in 1832 by Charles-Louis Havas (1783-1858), who translated reports from foreign papers and distributed them to Paris and provincial newspapers. This collection consists of 101 lithographed news reports from 1845 to 1848, though most of the reports are from 1847. The reports focus primarily on economic and political news of the time, specific to Spain, Italy, and France.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1900
Extent: 1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
This volume contains the horoscope of Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule, born in Sheffield, England. The horoscope, written in English, utilizes the traditional Hindu system of astrology known as Jyotisha or Vedic astrology. There are eleven hand-colored diagrams and detailed charts in this work. (View full finding aid.)
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Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule horoscope
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1021
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1 volume (+ 1 leaf)
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1900
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This volume contains the horoscope of Agnes Louisa Johnston Yule, born in Sheffield, England. The horoscope, written in English, utilizes the traditional Hindu system of astrology known as Jyotisha or Vedic astrology. There are eleven hand-colored diagrams and detailed charts in this work.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1870-1960
Creator:
Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950
Extent: 3.8 linear feet (13 boxes)
Philadelphia-born Agnes Repplier was an essayist and biographer with a writing career that spanned sixty-five years, during which she developed friendships with a number of noted writers, artists, and scholars. The Papers comprise six series: Incoming Correspondence; Outgoing Correspondence; Writings by Agnes Repplier; Biographical Material; Agnes Repplier and Repplier Family Personal Papers; and Memorabilia. (View full finding aid.)
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Agnes Repplier papers
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Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 18
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3.8 linear feet (13 boxes)
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circa 1870-1960
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Philadelphia-born Agnes Repplier was an essayist and biographer with a writing career that spanned sixty-five years, during which she developed friendships with a number of noted writers, artists, and scholars. The Papers comprise six series: Incoming Correspondence; Outgoing Correspondence; Writings by Agnes Repplier; Biographical Material; Agnes Repplier and Repplier Family Personal Papers; and Memorabilia.
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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
creator
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: 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
creator
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
creator
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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