University of Pennsylvania papers relating to Eadweard Muybridge's studies on animal locomotion
Printed matter (1885-1890), receipts, and certificates (1888-1899) include the prospectus and final publication of ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (1887), the Library of Congress register of copyright, clippings, and insurance certificates. Correspondence (1886-1901) generally relates to the University's effort to sell the equipment after the project's completion and contains 17 letters from Muybridge.
William Pepper papers on Eadweard Muybridge
Correspondence between Eadweard Muybridge and William Pepper regarding the production and publication of Muybridge's ANIMAL LOCOMOTION under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania. The letters relate to the ownership and dispersement of the plates, negatives, and lenses; Muybridge's contract with the University; and a title for the work.
American Indian Portraits exhibition records
Typewritten list of portraits exhibited, loan forms, and display labels for the exhibit, "American Indian Portraits," held at the University Museum, Feb. 12-Mar. 26, 1938.
Oral history interview with Ti-Grace Atkinson
Interview of Ti-Grace Atkinson conducted 1972 May 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
University of Pennsylvania Dental Collection
University of Pennsylvania
Darby, Edwin Tyler, Dr.
Papers of two dentists: Ziesel, who developed a technique and instruments for treating pyorrhea, and Darby, a founder of the University of Pennsylvania Dental School. Included are articles, speeches, lectures, correspondence, unidentified photographs; an autograph book of attendees at testimonial dinner for Darby, dinner menus and programs; copies of journal …
Samuel Adams Green exhibition catalog collection
An exhibition invitation and nine catalogs primarily from the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylania, containing text by or references to Green. Included among them are an Andy Warhol exhibit, 1965, and a Tony Smith exhibit in 1966 in conjunction with the Wadsworth Atheneum.
Oral history interview with Denise Scott Brown
An interview of Denise Scott Brown conducted 1990 October 25-1991 November 9, by Peter Reed, for the Archives of American Art.
George Sorrels letters to Peter Traugott
Sorrels, George, 1944-
11 letters and postcards from George Sorrels to friend and colleague, Peter Traugott. The letters are personal in nature and describe daily activities and events.
Wilton M. Krogman Center for Research in Child Growth and Development records, 1947-1989
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
University of Pennsylvania
The Wilton M. Krogman Center for Research in Child Growth and Development records consist of data collected by the Krogman Growth Center over a 40-year period documenting physical growth and faciodental development in Philadelphia children from approximately 1947-1989. The study observed children throughout their lives, starting at infancy once Philadelphia's participation in the Collaborative Perinatal Project (1959-1974) began. In all, the data collected from these growth studies helped establish healthy growth standards for children, and reflect largest and longest U.S. studies on growth, pregnancy, and childhood. The collection includes a variety of mixed materials and medical records, including: photographs, clinical notes, patient evaluations, family medical histories, newspaper clippings, X-rays, and dental records.
MS 3740 Catalog of Carl Berendt Papers
Includes (3740-a) a typewritten list/catalog of the contents of "3 cases and 2 trunks, marked number 1, 2, 3, 6, 7; the property of Dr. C. H. Berendt, defct." Includes maps, published works, manuscripts and miscellaneous material. 16 pages 8-1/4 x 13 in. Marked "Now in possession of Dr. D. G. Brinton." Also includes (3740-b) Brinton, Daniel Garrison, M …