University of Pennsylvania

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Education Ezra Pound
As a student he transferred from the University of Pennsylvania to Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, a private school where he was ostracized.
Ford, Mark. “I want to boom”. London Review of Books, No. 10, pp. 9 - 12.
9
Family and Intimate relationships H. D.
HD's father, Charles Leander Doolittle , was a professor of Astronomy at Lehigh University in Bethlehem when Hilda was born. He later accepted a position at the University of Pennsylvania and the Flower Observatory in...
Occupation Mary Lavin
At home she lectured to the English Society at University College , Dublin, providing, from the point of view of budding writers, an invaluable supplement to the degree course in English Literature.
Kilroy, Thomas, Elizabeth Walsh Peavoy, Mary Lavin, and Elizabeth Walsh Peavoy. “Foreword”. In a Café, Town House, 1995, p. vii - x.
vii
While in...
Publishing Mary Leadbeater
The University of Pennsylvania paid $976 US for a copy of this collection (not in mint condition) at the Peyraud sale in 2009.
Mulvihill, Maureen E. “Literary Property Changing Hands: The Peyraud Auction (New York City, 6 May 2009)”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, No. 1, pp. 151 - 63.
An online edition of this collection by Maureen E. Mulvihill is available...
Textual Production Sarah Williams
Copies survive in the British Library , Cambridge University Library , and the library of the University of Pennsylvania .
OCLC WorldCat.
British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Elizabeth Barrett Browning
This manuscript, discovered and published in the 1980s, is held at the library of the University of Pennsylvania .
Textual Production Constantia Grierson
A recently-discovered manuscript volume of CG 's more than doubles the number of her extant poems and throws at least some doubt on Barber's statement about her indifference as to their fate. A later hand...
Textual Production May Sinclair
MS destroyed many of her papers. What she left was carefully saved by her housekeeper and companion Florence Bartrop , and is lodged at the University of Pennsylvania .
Raitt, Suzanne. May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian. Clarendon Press, 2000.
8-9
Other papers are in the...
Travel Agatha Christie
AC accompanied Max Mallowan , her husband, to the United States where he was to receive a gold medal from the University of Pennsylvania .
Morgan, Janet. Agatha Christie: A Biography. Collins, 1984.
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Timeline

December 1937
US physicist John Atanasoff , after years of working on machines to facilitate elaborate calculations, had a brainwave which enabled him successfully to build a desk-size electronic calculating machine (not strictly a computer, since it...