Papers, Philadelphia Correspondence and Indentures Collection, 1699-1929.

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Nagle, Jay Edwin Sturgis,. Papers, Philadelphia Correspondence and Indentures Collection, 1699-1929.

Papers, Philadelphia Correspondence and Indentures Collection, 1699-1929.

This collection, created by a Philadelphia junior high school teacher, contains approximately 30 Philadelphia indentures on paper and vellum dating from 1699 to 1882, as well as assorted correspondence from and to University of Pennsylvania faculty and administrators. There are also a small number of daguerreotypes and photographs. The collection contains assorted correspondence from both prominent historical and literary figures including; William Atlee, Elias Boudinot, Marquis de Lafayette, George W. McClelland, Christopher Morley, Eugene O'Neill, Josiah Harmar Penniman, John Wallace Riddle, Otis Skinner, Booth Tarkington, William Trent, and John William Wallace.

1.0 c.f. (2.5 archives boxes).

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Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942

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Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor and writer. Born June 28, 1858 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he was brought up in Hartford, Connecticut where his father Charles Skinner was a Universalist minister. Otis Skinner was interested in theater from a young age, and through his father's friendship with P.T. Barnum was introduced to William Pleater Davidge, who gave him his first theatrical role. In the latter half of the 1870s, he played various bit roles in stock companies, and alongsid...

University of Pennsylvania.

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In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...

Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

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Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. Born in Philadelphia in 1740, Boudinot became a lawyer in 1760. At the onset of the American Revolution, he became a member of the Revolutionary Party although he was a conservative Whig. He served as deputy in the New Jersey provincial assembly and then as a New Jersey representative in the Continental Congress. He later served as a member of the House of Representatives ...

Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

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"These were written at periods when Mr. Tarkington and Susanah [his wife] were in Indianapolis and they wanted to have news from Kennebunkport, Maine. We had known him very shortly after we moved to Kennebunkport in about 1917, after the war. He was known as 'the gentleman from Indiana' and was a well known author at the time the first letter in this collection was written. . . . Mr. Tarkington had rented a house in Kennebunkport for many years but decided that he would like to design his own pl...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Spencer, Marion Willing.

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McClelland, George W. (George William), 1880-1955.

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A.B., A.M., Ph.D., LL.D.(hon.), U. of Pennsylvania, (1903, 1912, 1916, 1931); faculty, Penn, Department of English, (1911-1925); administration officer: Vice-Provost (1925), Provost(1939), Vice-President for Undergraduate Affairs (1931), President (1944-1948). From the description of Papers, 1925-1959. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122545254 ...

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

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A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Trent, William, 1715-1787?

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William Trent, born in Philadelphia in 1715, was appointed Captain of the Pennsylvania Militia in 1746. From 1749-1754 he was partners with George Croghan in Indian trade along the Ohio River. In 1752 as an agent for Virginia, he was in charge of an expedition transporting gifts to the Miami Indians. He attended Indian councils in 1752, 57 and 59. From 1760-1762 he was a member of Simon, Trent, Levy and Franks, traders. He bought a tract of land on the Ohio River from the Six Nations in 1768 whi...

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Nagle, Jay Edwin Sturgis,

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Spencer, Becky Willing.

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Riddle, John Wallace, 1864-1941

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Wallace, John William, 1815-1884

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Lawyer, author, and librarian. From the description of John William Wallace correspondence, 1863 June 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981298 John William Wallace is best remembered as the final reporter of United States Supreme Court reports to privately publish the Court's decisions (1863-1875). He was born in Philadelphia, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1833, was admitted to the bar in 1836, but chose a career as law librarian over one of practicing ...

Penniman, Josiah Harmar, 1868-1941

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Josiah Harmer Penniman was Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1930. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884585 Josiah Harmar Penniman, fourteenth Provost of the University of Pennsylvania, was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on July 20, 1868. He was the son of James Lanman and Maria Davis Hosmer Penniman. His parents were of distinguished colonial ancestry, some of who...

Atlee, William R. (William Richardson)

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Spencer, Willing.

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