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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]
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]
circa 1950s
Creator:
Gemmell, Alfred, 1916-1957
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Alfred Gemmell (1916-1957) was a historian who focused on the history of Pennsylvania, an instructor in History at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and a member of the Pennsylvania Historical Association. This collection contains a typed draft of Gemmell’s unpublished biography of William Darrah Kelley (1814-1890), a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania during the Civil War who was active in the country's economic recovery during Reconstruction. (View full finding aid.)
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Alfred Gemmel draft of biography of William Darrah Kelley
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Gemmell, Alfred, 1916-1957
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1279
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 1950s
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Alfred Gemmell (1916-1957) was a historian who focused on the history of Pennsylvania, an instructor in History at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and a member of the Pennsylvania Historical Association. This collection contains a typed draft of Gemmell’s unpublished biography of William Darrah Kelley (1814-1890), a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania during the Civil War who was active in the country's economic recovery during Reconstruction.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1877-1937
Creator:
Gumaer, A. H. (Alfred Hermann), 1873-1945
Extent: 3 linear feet (11 boxes)
Alfred Hermann Gumaer (1873-1945) was a professor of architectural history at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He had a lifelong interest in theater and music and collected performance programs and playbills from a 60 year period and compiled them into scrapbooks. (View full finding aid.)
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Alfred Hermann Gumaer theater and music scrapbooks
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Gumaer, A. H. (Alfred Hermann), 1873-1945
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1314
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3 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1877-1937
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Alfred Hermann Gumaer (1873-1945) was a professor of architectural history at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. He had a lifelong interest in theater and music and collected performance programs and playbills from a 60 year period and compiled them into scrapbooks.
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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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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1790-1809
Creator:
Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Annales de chimie is a scientific journal that was founded in Paris, France, in 1789 by Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737-1816) and Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794). This collection contains letters, pamphlets and manuscripts relating to Guyton de Morveau and his work as a lead editor of the Annales de chimie. Documents include foreign language originals, copy texts, or the actual printer's copy. (View full finding aid.)
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Annales de chimie letters and documents
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Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard, 1737-1816
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1263
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1790-1809
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Annales de chimie is a scientific journal that was founded in Paris, France, in 1789 by Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737-1816) and Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794). This collection contains letters, pamphlets and manuscripts relating to Guyton de Morveau and his work as a lead editor of the Annales de chimie. Documents include foreign language originals, copy texts, or the actual printer's copy.
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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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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1801-1961
(Bulk: 1907-1960)
Creator:
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
Extent: 46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne. (View full finding aid.)
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Arthur Hobson Quinn papers
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1236
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46.2 linear feet (93 boxes)
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1801-1961
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1907-1960
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Arthur Hobson Quinn (1875-1960) was a professor and dean of English and History at the University of Pennsylvania and an internationally recognized authority on the history of American drama. This collection contains material representative of Quinn’s entire professional life: correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, lecture notes, reviews of contemporary plays, his collection of playbills and libretti, and material related to his research on Edgar Allan Poe and the American realist playwright James A. Herne.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1815-1817, 1860-1873
Creator:
Austin & Austin.
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Austin & Austin Hope Mill on Catskill Creek, located in Catskill, New York, was operated by the Austin family from 1813 to 1872. Specializing in the production of rag paper, the mill was passed down through two generations of the family during the 19th century. The collection contains business letters sent to Austin & Austin. Researchers will find letters from two distinct periods of the company's history, from 1815 to 1817 and from 1860 to 1873. (View full finding aid.)
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Austin & Austin business letters
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Austin & Austin.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1308
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1815-1817, 1860-1873
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The Austin & Austin Hope Mill on Catskill Creek, located in Catskill, New York, was operated by the Austin family from 1813 to 1872. Specializing in the production of rag paper, the mill was passed down through two generations of the family during the 19th century. The collection contains business letters sent to Austin & Austin. Researchers will find letters from two distinct periods of the company's history, from 1815 to 1817 and from 1860 to 1873.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1783-1810, undated
Creator:
Bartram, Moses, -1791
Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858
Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856
Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817
Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Simonton, William, 1788-1846
Extent: 4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders. (View full finding aid.)
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Benjamin Rush lecture notes
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Bartram, Moses, -1791 Curtin, Constans, 1783-1842 Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 Heydrick, Christopher, 1770-1856 Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817 Overton, James, Jr., 1785-1865 Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813 Simonton, William, 1788-1846
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 225
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4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
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1783-1810, undated
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The Benjamin Rush lecture notes consist of 34 notebooks kept by medical students at the University of Pennsylvania, which record the content of academic lectures delivered by Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745-1813). Rush, a socially and politically prominent physician who lived and practiced in Philadelphia, served as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 1769 to 1813. The handwritten lecture notes in this collection (recorded between 1783 and 1810) present the era's conventional medical wisdom on the causes, symptoms and cures of a range of diseases and disorders.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1916-1934
Creator:
Boni & Liveright.
Extent: 5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Horace Liveright and Albert Boni owned the publishing company Boni & Liveright Inc., the first American publishing company to publish authors such as Faulkner, Freud, Cummings, and Hemingway. This collection consists of a series of letters between various parties and Horace Liveright. Most files contain correspondence written to and from Horace Liveright or his associates in the company (e.g. Donald Freide, Julian Messner, and Arthur Pell). (View full finding aid.)
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Boni & Liveright and Horace Liveright correspondence
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Boni & Liveright.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 4
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5 linear feet (11 boxes)
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1916-1934
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Horace Liveright and Albert Boni owned the publishing company Boni & Liveright Inc., the first American publishing company to publish authors such as Faulkner, Freud, Cummings, and Hemingway. This collection consists of a series of letters between various parties and Horace Liveright. Most files contain correspondence written to and from Horace Liveright or his associates in the company (e.g. Donald Freide, Julian Messner, and Arthur Pell).
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1712
Creator:
Freame, Robert, 1676?-
Extent: 1 volume
A volume written approximately 1712 by Robert Freame (1676?-) documenting the life of his wife Anne Vice Freame (1670?-1712) as a remembrance for their children. (View full finding aid.)
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Brief memoirs of the life of Anne Freame, with her death-bed sayings
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Freame, Robert, 1676?-
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1742
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1 volume
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circa 1712
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A volume written approximately 1712 by Robert Freame (1676?-) documenting the life of his wife Anne Vice Freame (1670?-1712) as a remembrance for their children.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1924-1931
Extent: 4 volumes
Four calendar volumes of "Excelsior diaries" kept by an unknown employee of the Franklin Sugar Refining Company in Philadelphia during the years 1924, 1927, 1928, and 1931. (View full finding aid.)
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Business diaries
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1821
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4 volumes
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1924-1931
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Four calendar volumes of "Excelsior diaries" kept by an unknown employee of the Franklin Sugar Refining Company in Philadelphia during the years 1924, 1927, 1928, and 1931.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1952-1983
Creator:
Franck, Carlludwig, Author
Extent: 2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Carlludwig Franck was an architect, architectural historian, and independent scholar in history and the life sciences. The collection consists of bound typescripts or carbons for mostly unpublished nonfiction works. Some include graphs, drawings, photographs, etc. (View full finding aid.)
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Carlludwig Franck unpublished writings
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Franck, Carlludwig, Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 3
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2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1952-1983
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Carlludwig Franck was an architect, architectural historian, and independent scholar in history and the life sciences. The collection consists of bound typescripts or carbons for mostly unpublished nonfiction works. Some include graphs, drawings, photographs, etc.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1918-1953
Creator:
Carolina Playmakers.
Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
Extent: 1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953. (View full finding aid.)
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Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1325
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1 linear foot (4 boxes)
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1918-1953
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The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1883-1896
Creator:
Frost, Charles W., 1848 1939
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Charles W. Frost (1848-1939) was an advertising agent in Philadelphia who published a Comprehensive Calendar (a 250-year calendar beginning in 1753 and ending in 2002). This collection contains letters largely addressed to Frost relating almost exclusively to the perpetual calendar. (View full finding aid.)
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Charles Frost correspondence relating to his Comprehensive Calendar
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Frost, Charles W., 1848 1939
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1242
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1883-1896
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Charles W. Frost (1848-1939) was an advertising agent in Philadelphia who published a Comprehensive Calendar (a 250-year calendar beginning in 1753 and ending in 2002). This collection contains letters largely addressed to Frost relating almost exclusively to the perpetual calendar.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1937
Creator:
Zuber, Charles, 1872-1938
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Zuber (1872-1938) was a sports writer for the Cincinnati Times-Star from 1895 to 1910 who intended to write a definitive history of early Cincinnati theater events. This collection includes a heavily annotated typescript draft of his articles on the history of theater in Cincinnati; notes from his research on the topic; and a more polished typescript, possibly a finished version designed to become a complete history. (View full finding aid.)
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Charles Zuber papers on the history of theater in Cincinnati
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Zuber, Charles, 1872-1938
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1281
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0.5 linear feet (1 box)
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circa 1937
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Charles Zuber (1872-1938) was a sports writer for the Cincinnati Times-Star from 1895 to 1910 who intended to write a definitive history of early Cincinnati theater events. This collection includes a heavily annotated typescript draft of his articles on the history of theater in Cincinnati; notes from his research on the topic; and a more polished typescript, possibly a finished version designed to become a complete history.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1874-2005
Creator:
Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
Extent: 32.8 linear feet (82 boxes)
Chef Fritz Blank (1942 August 25 – 2014 September 9) was a prominent chef, restaurateur, and gastronome during the beginnings of Philadelphia’s second-wave restaurant renaissance in the 1980s. His Victus Populi collection comprises over 3,000 recipe booklets, pamphlets, and cookbooks but constitutes only a small subset of Chef Fritz Blank’s enormous cookbook library that was set apart by its focus on the American consumer and home cook. Blank titled the collection Victus Populi (Latin for “Food of the People”) because he saw these pamphlets as one of the best sources of historical information about purchasing, cooking, and consumption habits of the American public in the 20th century. Many of the items appear to be promotional items or product premiums, often produced using relatively inexpensive materials and, as evidenced by extensive wear-and-tear and the occasional spatter, heavily used in household kitchens. (View full finding aid.)
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Chef Fritz Blank Victus Populi collection
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Blank, Fritz, 1942-2014
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PUSp.Print Coll. 13
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32.8 linear feet (82 boxes)
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1874-2005
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Chef Fritz Blank (1942 August 25 – 2014 September 9) was a prominent chef, restaurateur, and gastronome during the beginnings of Philadelphia’s second-wave restaurant renaissance in the 1980s. His Victus Populi collection comprises over 3,000 recipe booklets, pamphlets, and cookbooks but constitutes only a small subset of Chef Fritz Blank’s enormous cookbook library that was set apart by its focus on the American consumer and home cook. Blank titled the collection Victus Populi (Latin for “Food of the People”) because he saw these pamphlets as one of the best sources of historical information about purchasing, cooking, and consumption habits of the American public in the 20th century. Many of the items appear to be promotional items or product premiums, often produced using relatively inexpensive materials and, as evidenced by extensive wear-and-tear and the occasional spatter, heavily used in household kitchens.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1983-1984
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains periodicals, fliers, etc. reflecting the activities and viewpoint of the left-wing opposition in Chile from 1983 to 1984. (View full finding aid.)
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Chilean Opposition collection
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 71
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1983-1984
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This collection contains periodicals, fliers, etc. reflecting the activities and viewpoint of the left-wing opposition in Chile from 1983 to 1984.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1900-1911
Extent: 08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is composed of one volume of photos taken in India in the first decade of the 20th century. A majority of the photographs are of groups of individuals, which includes members of the mission, members of the Eurasian Boarding School, children in the boys' and the girls' orphanages, school children in general, and of the various instructors and reverends. (View full finding aid.)
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Christian missionary work in Bengal and Orissa photograph album
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1147
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08 linear feet (1 volume)
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circa 1900-1911
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This collection is composed of one volume of photos taken in India in the first decade of the 20th century. A majority of the photographs are of groups of individuals, which includes members of the mission, members of the Eurasian Boarding School, children in the boys' and the girls' orphanages, school children in general, and of the various instructors and reverends.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1875-1898
Creator:
Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
Extent: 1 volume
A notebook comprising a personal manual on brewing written by Claude E. Clark spanning the years from 1875-1898. (View full finding aid.)
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Claude E. Clark brewer's notebook
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Clark, Claude E., (Claude Edmund), 1860-1949
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1924
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1 volume
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1875-1898
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A notebook comprising a personal manual on brewing written by Claude E. Clark spanning the years from 1875-1898.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
approximately 1900 to 1940
Creator:
Cook, Clinton C., 1864-1914
Jackson, Michael A., (Michael Augustine), 1887-1955
Extent: 1 volume
Volume containing pharmaceutical recipes and remedies spanning the years from approximately 1900 to 1940 written in two hands. The first twenty-three pages are written by pharmacist Clinton C. Cook (1864-1914) and following eleven pages are written by Michael A. Jackson (1887-1955). (View full finding aid.)
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Clinton C. Cook formulary
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Cook, Clinton C., 1864-1914 Jackson, Michael A., (Michael Augustine), 1887-1955
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1764
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1 volume
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approximately 1900 to 1940
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Volume containing pharmaceutical recipes and remedies spanning the years from approximately 1900 to 1940 written in two hands. The first twenty-three pages are written by pharmacist Clinton C. Cook (1864-1914) and following eleven pages are written by Michael A. Jackson (1887-1955).
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1905
Creator:
Brown, T. Allston (Thomas Allston), 1836-1918
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (5 volumes)
T. Allston Brown, was a theater critic, newspaper editor, talent agent and theater historian who lived from 1836 to 1918. Brown spent the majority of his adult life in Philadelphia, PA and published extensively on the history of American theater. The collection includes five bound volumes containing handwritten notes and newspaper clippings concerning the history of the American stage from 1749 to 1905. The volumes are organized by geographic location. The first three volumes are respectively focused on Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City. The fourth volume includes information on Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, greater Pennsylvania, New Jersey, greater New York, and Rhode Island. The fifth volume includes information on Brooklyn. (View full finding aid.)
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Colonel T. Allston Brown history of the American stage notebooks
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Brown, T. Allston (Thomas Allston), 1836-1918
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1747
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0.6 linear feet (5 volumes)
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circa 1905
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T. Allston Brown, was a theater critic, newspaper editor, talent agent and theater historian who lived from 1836 to 1918. Brown spent the majority of his adult life in Philadelphia, PA and published extensively on the history of American theater. The collection includes five bound volumes containing handwritten notes and newspaper clippings concerning the history of the American stage from 1749 to 1905. The volumes are organized by geographic location. The first three volumes are respectively focused on Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City. The fourth volume includes information on Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, greater Pennsylvania, New Jersey, greater New York, and Rhode Island. The fifth volume includes information on Brooklyn.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1798
Extent: 1 volume
A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine. (View full finding aid.)
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Commonplace book
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1800
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1 volume
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1798
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A volume containing a collection of copied excerpts and quotations chiefly regarding the history of Great Britain, Rome, and the Byzantine Empire. The codex is written on 180 numbered pages by an unknown compiler. "Extracts 1798" is written on the spine.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1902 May-August
Extent: 08 linear feet
King Edward VII (1841-1910) was crowned king in a grand celebration on August 9, 1902. This scrapbook documents the planning for and the coronation of King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra, which took place at Westminster Abbey. (View full finding aid.)
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Coronation of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra scrapbook
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 979
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08 linear feet
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1902 May-August
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King Edward VII (1841-1910) was crowned king in a grand celebration on August 9, 1902. This scrapbook documents the planning for and the coronation of King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra, which took place at Westminster Abbey.
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