Finding Aid

Bicentennial of the United States, 1976, Collection

UPG 325

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1970-1976
Extent
4.5 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This collection has not been fully processed. The following preliminary inventory is available.

Inventory

 

General File 

Box

Folder

Note: “See UPA 8, Box #236” 

 1

 

Council for International Visitors, Bicentennial Committee 

 1

 

Scandinavian Nations 

 1

 

Danish Government 

 1

 

German Government 

 1

 

Japanese Exhibition 

 1

 

Special Events, French Cultural Activities (pending) 

 1

 

Bicentennial-clipping file, intra university 

 1

 

Pennsylvania Bicentennial News 

 1

 

Scrapbook Material 

 1

 

Artists: designs, etc. 

 1

 

Calendar designs 

 1

 

Pennsylvania Calendar, 1975 

 1

 

Campus Tours: Outside Organizations 

 1

 

Civic Center News Releases 

 1

 

Commemorative Postage Stamp 

 1

 

Copernicus Society: Edward Piszek 

 1

 

“The New Theatre Festival, Woman-style” 

 1

 

Bicentennial Women’s Center 

 1

 

Cultural Organizations – Outside University 

 1

 

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing visit, May 17-20 

 1

 

Queen Elizabeth II 

 1

 

Funding Sources, Sol Feinstone 

 1

 

Fund Raising 

 1

 

List of Philadelphia Foundations 

 1

 

Gazette “Bicentennial Notes” Correspondence 

 1

 

Guidebooks – outside origin (incl. name of University of Pennsylvania) 

 1

 

Lists (name and addresses) 

 1

 

Permanent Mailing List 

 1

 

Mailing lists 

 1

 

Miscellaneous correspondence 

 1

 

University of Pennsylvania Press (correspondence) 

 1

 

College of William and Mary Bicentennial Program 

 1

 

Penn State Bicentennial Project 

 1

 

Other Universities: Bicentennial Programs 

 1

 

Tioga-Nicetown Project 

 1

 

Holiday Inn 

 1

 

“Design for Fun” – Civic Center Museum exhibition Bicentennial 

 1

 

Outside organization projects and facilities 

 1

 

Penn Mutual Building 

 1

 

Publicity contacts 

 1

 

Ads. [Admissions?] Publicity Material 

 1

 

Publicity contacts 

 1

 

Response to Bicentennial Letter 

 1

 

Response to Bicentennial Letter 

 1

 

Reply to Inquiries 

 1

 

Outside Inquiries, Bicentennial Information 

 1

 

Reply to Inquiries 

 1

 

War or Peace (five folders) 

 2

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee (1) complete packet 

 2

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee, Dr. Vartan Gregorian (confidential) 

 2

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee 

 2

 

State Bicentennial Commission 

 2

 

Bicentennial Monthly Newsletter 

 2

 

Bicentennial Commission of Pennsylvania 

 2

 

State Bicentennial Committee, Department of Education 

 2

 

Edward J. Piszek 

 2

 

Texas Bicentennial 

 2

 

University Archives, material for Bicentennial (James Dallett) 

 2

 

Bicentennial Celebration, U. of Pa., 1940 

 2

 

Committee Reports 

 2

 

Commencement 1975 – Bicentennial begins, May 18, 1975 

 2

 

Status Report on University Bicentennial 

 2

 

Bicentennial Correspondence 

 2

 

Bicentennial 

 2

 

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia 

 2

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee re: Meetings 

 2

 

General Guidelines of University Bicentennial Coordinating Committee 

 2

 

Guidelines for Bicentennial Proposals 

 2

 

Speakers’ Bureaus 

 3

 

College of General Studies Summer Sessions I and II 

 3

 

University City Newsletter 

 3

 

Arrangements for Facilities 

 3

 

President’s House 

 3

 

Medical Complex – Plans, facilities, and correspondence 

 3

 

Facilities, Houston Hall Calendar and Correspondence 

 3

 

University Facilities Energy 

 3

 

Crowds, Security, Parking 

 3

 

Maurice S. Burrison – film proposal and architecture 

 3

 

Film for Visitor’s Center, Restoration of Philadelphia Houses 

 3

 

Visitor’s Center: Accoutrements 

 3

 

Opening of Visitors Information Center, party list 

 3

 

West Philadelphia Corporation 

 3

 

Philadelphia `76 Project List, 1973 

 3

 

Walter Phillips and Committee of `76 

 3

 

Bicentennial Hotline: Philadelphia Health Management Corp. 

 3

 

Philadelphia `76 (3) 

 3

 

Philadelphia `76 Monthly Calendars and listings 

 3

 

Bicentennial College, Fall 1975, Spring 1976 

 3

 

Bicentennial College 

 3

 

Bicentennial College NEH Reception, Nov. 25, 1975 

 3

 

American Society for 18th century studies Bicentennial Conference 

 3

 

Association of American Universities, Nov. 9 and 10, 1970 

 3

 

Alumni Reaction to Bicentennial, correspondence 

 3

 

College for Women Alumnae Society, Apr. 29 

 3

 

American Bicentennial Attracts 

 3

 

The American Testament Seminar, Mar. 1976 – Don Stewart 

 3

 

American Institute of Architects Exhibit, University of Pennsylvania Building Plans 

 3

 

Annenberg Center 

 3

 

American Physiological Society 

 3

 

Alumni Programs 

 3

 

Sports Facilities outside use 

 3

 

Athletics 

 3

 

Bicentennial Chamber Work, Mario Davidoyski 

 3

 

Summer Session II: Bicentennial Weekend 

 3

 

Bicentennial Radio Program, joint University of Pennsylvania – KYW, aired Feb. through July 4th 

 3

 

Black Film Festival 

 3

 

Bicentennial Youth Debates CNEH American Issues Forum 

 3

 

Center for Artistic Experience China 

 3

 

Century of Student Journalism, Daily Pennsylvanian proposal 

 3

 

Computer Museum 

 3

 

Computer Museum, news releases 

 3

 

Curtis Organ Restoration Project 

 3

 

Department of Dermatology, Celebration honoring Louis A. Duhring’s memory) Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology 

 3

 

Frankford Bicentennial Community Project 

 3

 

Frankford Community Project Prospectus 

 3

 

History of Science / Society for History of Technology, Joint Meeting 

 3

 

Historical Archaeology and Underwater Archaeology International Congress 

 3

 

History of Medicine International Conference, College of Physicians 

 3

 

International Conference on Education etc., William Brickman 

 3

 

International Conflict Resolution Symposium, April 30 

 3

 

Interfraternity Council Bicentennial Charity Drive Philadelphia `76 Inc. #2 

 3

 

Philadelphia `76 Inc. Correspondence #2 

 3

 

Philadelphia `76 Inc. Correspondence #1 

 3

 

Institute of Contemporary Art 

 4

 

Linguistic Society of America 

 4

 

Loan of University Historical Material 

 4

 

Von Steuben Papers Proposal Morgan State – Penn Cooperative Project 

 4

 

Mask and Wig 

 4

 

Morris Arboretum Events 

 4

 

National Cultural Bicentennial Program, University Museum 

 4

 

Philadelphia Trans-national Project “Philadelphia as a World City” 

 4

 

Psychiatry Department Programs 

 4

 

Philadelphia, A Course of Study 

 4

 

Student Bicentennial Guide to Philadelphia 

 4

 

Retrofit of Urban Housing to Solar Heating 

 4

 

Thomas Woody Society Penniman Library 

 4

 

Two hundred years of American Medicine, Charles Rosenberg 

 4

 

Undergraduate Bicentennial Committee 

 4

 

University of Pennsylvania Glee Club Bicentennial Celebration 

 4

 

University Museum 

 4

 

Urban Conference Proposal 

 4

 

Van Pelt Library 

 4

 

Veterinary Hospital 6th Annual Symposium 

 4

 

Viokin Society of America Exhibition, Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 1976 

 4

 

Design Revolution `76, World Game Workshop, U.C.S.C. and University of Pa. 

 4

 

Wharton School planning for Bicentennial 

 4

 

The World around the Revolution 

 4

 

Young American Composers Concert, Lawrence Bernstein 

 4

 

American Philosophical Society 

 4

 

Geology of Philadelphia 

 4

 

The Eighteenth Century Revolution in Science 

 4

 

Proposal – Train Architects in Restoration / Study the Centennial 

 4

 

Pennsylvania – “A Guide to the Keystone State” 

 4

 

Inter-Institutional Cooperative Programs, Columbia 

 4

 

International House Bicentennial Program 

 4

 

W. Brandt 

 4

 

University of Massachusetts, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia 

 4

 

Black International, National, and Local Art Exhibition, Proposal 

 4

 

Association of American Law Schools 

 4

 

Academy of Literary Studies, 1975 

 4

 

Conference on Religious Thought 

 4

 

Colonial Society of Pennsylvania 

 4

 

International Conference on Race Relations 

 4

 

National Academy of Sciences 

 4

 

Conference on Latin American Literature 

 4

 

International Council of Science Unions 

 4

 

American Academy of Political and Social Science 

 4

 

American Folklore Society 

 4

 

American Musicological Society 

 4

 

American Studies Association 

 4

 

Association of American Colleges, off campus 

 4

 

College and University Personnel Association 

 4

 

Dickens Fellowship Conference, June 4-7, 1976, Martha Rosso 

 4

 

Society of Architectural Historians 

 4

 

“Nature of a Humane Society,” Bicentennial Symposium – Meyerson 

 4

 

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance 

 4

 

Division of Research Grants 

 4

 

N.E.H. 

 4

 

Instruction National Endowment for Humanities 

 4

 

Visit National Humanities Center 

 4

 

N.E.H. Guidelines 

 4

 

Proposal for a National Humanities Center 

 4

 

Summer Lyceum `76 

 4

 

Anthony Garvan 

 4

 

Bicentennial Committee Members #2 

 4

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee #1 

 4

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee 

 4

 

Learning, Revolution, Democracy. Area Universities Bicentennial Exhibition (1976) held at Penn Mutual 

 5

 

Prospectus and Rough Notes etc. 

 5