Finding Aid

University Newspaper Collection

UPX 3 N558

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

Summary Information

Prepared by
Joseph-James Ahern
Preparation date
February 2019
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1804-1963
Date [inclusive]
1767-1995
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

The University Newspaper Collection was created during a review of the Archives oversized materials.

ARRANGEMENT

The University Newspaper Collection has been arranged by the newspaper title, and then chronologically.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The University Newspaper Collection consists of newspaper articles and clippings related to events, schools and indivdiuals associated with the University of Pennsylvania. The collection contains an eclectic mix of titles, from various periods. There is not a complete run of any of the titles in this collection.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania.
Genre(s)
Newspapers.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Al Servicio de Mexio. No. 292. Relevant Article page 31. 1946 December 14 

OS 1

1

Bulletin “The Weakening Effect of Black Power” Review of Fontaine’s book 1968 Febrary 4 

OS 1

13

Chicago Maroon [article on suspended Daily Pennsylvanian] 1962 March 1 

OS 2

1

Claypool’s Daily Advertiser. 1792 May 14 

OS 2

2

Columbia Spectator [article on suspended Daily Pennsylvanian] 1962 February 28 

OS 2

3

Evening Bulletin [full paper] 1932 December 13 

OS 2

4

Evening Ledger, “University of Pennsylvania Cadets Hold Flag Raising in April Snowstorm” 1918 April 13 

OS 1

14

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, illustrating the endowment of John Welsh Professorship, 3 p. 1877 March 10 

OS 2

5

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. “University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School” 1888 March 17 

OS 1

3

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. No. 1604. (in German). Illustrations related to University 1888 April 28 

OS 1

4

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated. Vol.XLIV, No 1, 119. New York. Page 8 “Pennsylvania-Presentation, in the chapel of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, February 22d, to the Hon.John Welsh, late Chairman of the Centennial Board of Finance, of a check for $50,000, which he donated to the University to found a professorship.” 1877 March 10 

OS 1

2

Harper’s Weekly, vol. 35 – Five views of Furness Library, 1891 February 14 

OS 1

6

Harper’s Weekly, vol.31. Images regarding the Vet School. n.d. 

OS 2

6

Harper’s Weekly. Vol.40, no.2052. Centerfold illustration on the University and its buildings. 1896 April 18 

OS 1

7

Harper’s Weekly, vol. 31. “The Veterinary Department of the University of Pennsylvania”-Drawn by S..Yeager 1887 April 2 

OS 1

5

Harper’s Weekly, vol. 42. “Washington’s Birthday Celebration at the University of Pennsylvania.” 1898 March 5 

OS 1

8

Harvard Crimson [article on suspended Daily Pennsylvanian] 1962 February 26 

OS 3

1

Lehigh University Brown and White [article on suspended Daily Pennsylvanian] 1962 February 27 

OS 2

7

National Gazette and Literary Register. Vol. 12, no. 1577. Philadelphia. Article describing the commencement of the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes the complete text of Provost William H. DeLancey’s address. Condition Note: newspaper has invisible style scotch tape applied to tears. UPP 1831 April 9 

OS 2

8

National Gazette and Literary Register. Vol. 16, no. 4700. Philadelphia. Includes the complete address of Peter McCall, member of the Philadelphia Bar, to the Zelosophic Society University of Pennsylvania. UPP 1836 January 6 

OS 2

9

National Gazette and Literary Register. Vol. XI, No.1488. Philadelphia. Article describing the U of P Collegiate Department. 1830 September 9 

OS 2

10

National Gazette and Literary Register. Vol. XVI, No. 4703. “University of Pennsylvania To the Citizens of Philadelphia (solicitation of funds).” 1836 January 9 

OS 2

11

National Gazette and Literary Register. Vol. XVII, No. 2460. Philadelphia. Article describing request of the Medical Class of U of P to paint portrait of Dr. Philip S. Physick. 1837 March 16 

OS 2

12

National Gazette and Literary Register. Vol. XXI, Article describing meeting of medical students. 1841 December 23 

OS 3

2

Paper unknown. “Philadelphia Then and Now.” Ninth Street Campus (1840) and Federal Building (1936) n.d. 

OS 1

9

Pennsylvania Chronicle and Universal Advertiser. Features 1767 University of Pennsylvania commencement [UARC20081210013] Formerly MEM 776. 1767 November 23 

OS 2

13

Philadelphia Inquirer [full paper] 1932 December 13 

OS 2

14

Philadelphia Inquirer front page replicas, with coverage on new president, Judith Rodin 1993 December 7 and 17 

OS 3

3

Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, “Penn’s Dream Nears Reality” 1950 June 11 

OS 2

15

Philadelphia Inquirer, “At Penn, a kiss for the new president” 1993 December 17 

OS 3

4

Philadelphia Inquirer, “In Search of a new order” 1993 April 15 

OS 3

5

Philadelphia Inquirer, christening of the eight-oar boat Alvin V. Shoemaker 1995 November 19 

OS 3

6

Philadelphia Inquirer. “President Roosevelt and Penn” 1940 September 21 

OS 1

10

Philadelphia Inquirer. “Penn’s Bicentenary” 1940 January 21 

OS 2

16

Philadelphia, historico en el passado atractivo en el presente grandioso en el futuro ca. 1920 

OS 2

17

Poulson’s American Daily Advertiser. Vol.47, no.12,851. Philadelphia. Article describing tribute by David Hasack, professor at the University of New York, of Caspar Wistar, late professor of anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania. Includes a detailed obituary of Wistar. UPP 1818 January 30 

OS 2

18

Public Ledger [article regarding University basketball team] 1916 January30 

OS 2

19

Public Ledger, “Penn Honors Hoover” 1940 September 21 

OS 2

20

Public Ledger, “Penn Stages Birthday Carnival” 1940 September 21 

OS 2

21

Public Ledger. “A Classic Vista at the U. of P. Dormitories.” Color 1919 August 24 

OS 1

12

The Daily Pennsylvanian. “Fontaine Will Attend Social Conference in Dakar, W. Africa” 1962 November 29 

OS 1

13

The Pennsylvania News 1962 February 27 

OS 2

22

The Pennsylvania News 1962 February 28 

OS 2

23

The Pennsylvania News 1962 March 23 

OS 2

24

The Pennsylvania News [lifting ban on Daily Pennsylvanian (1 March 1962)] 1962 March 2 

OS 2

25

The Pennsylvanian ca. 1931 

OS 2

26

The Philadelphia Inquirer [section regarding bicentennial of the university] 1940 September 14 

OS 2

27

The Port Folio. Vol.4, no.36. Includes article entitled “Levity, for the Port Folio: an ironical oration on drunkenness, Delivered in the University of Pennsylvania, June 6, 1804.” page 283 1804 September 8 

OS 1

11

The Sunday School Times “The Philadelphia Negro” review 1900 January 6 

OS 1

15

The University, Past, Present and Future ca. 1920 

OS 2

28