Scholar in Residence at U Penn. Special Collections and Interim Director Penn DHF. Historian. British India, Rare books, Manuscripts, Digital Humanities, etc.
Photo postcard of the Lane and Dale cycle "Trio" c. 1910. Item 11 in Garrett Scott's new list: http://www.bibliophagist.com/gscott/images/pdfs/OL9.pdf
From the 1864 Court martial of Jesse Armstrong http://archive.org/stream/generalordersv1unit#page/218/mode/2up
The hazards of using messenger pigeons. c.1652. Detail from http://goo.gl/l1Zt5q @Pennrare
Transcript of telephone conversation between Henry Kissinger "K" and Richard Nixon "P" - December 5, 1971 about a Soviet-backed resolution on the Indo-Pakistan war. Nixon Presidential Library.
1781 bond for letter of marque issued by Congress to the owners of the "Hyder Ally" http://www.fold3.com/image/253630/
Imposition sheet of a 1691 Catholic tract printed at Dilligen. Item 17 in the Veatchs catalog 76: http://www.veatchs.com/veatch/images/pdfs/Cat-76.pdf
Nothing like miscellaneous Anabaptists! (likely http://estc.bl.uk/R43621). Catalog of the Madras library, 1729
LLoyd George Addressing the Sammies: "My Boy, are you able to appreciate the high honor that you are permitted to die for England?" German Propaganda newspaper 1918. UPenn Print Coll. 12 http://sceti.library.upenn.edu/ww1/printcoll_12_s_2_01smaller.pdf
Anyone know a good suggestotherapist in Philly? Pamph.c.1900 from the new @bibliophagist list:http://goo.gl/rpwpR
An example of those Mughal mashups (Staatsbibliothek, Berlin (A.117) #sharp13
The talk on twitter of Thomason and Wing reminded me of an initial I just saw the other day. Thomason E.513 
That novel from @EarlyNovelsDB on the yr. 2500 includes observations on gender-No snuff-faced ladies in the future
In this 1795 novel about the year 2500: "history is the disgrace of humanity" #twitterstorians h/t @EarlyNovelsDB
"I give to my granddaughter Mary Day my warming Pan & Candle Stick" Signed with mark by Sarah Tilton 1710. http://archive.org/stream/willofsarahtillt00unse/2013_63_1_012#page/n0/mode/1up
"The publication is strongly Presbyterian" #cardcatalogwarnings
Sign advertising Social Security # tattoos c. 1936. From the always fantastic @bibliophagist catalog (http://www.bibliophagist.com/gscott/images/pdfs/OL7.pdf) item 7.
"Daniel's Life-Preserver, from Shipwreck, Bathing, &c" (1814) in @kevinkellybooks newest list http://bit.ly/wceQbB
Lot 126 Profiles in History July 10, 2013. https://www.profilesinhistory.com/auctions/rare-books-manuscripts/
Gravestone, Mendocino, CA: "Memoria Francisco Faria elha do Pico Acores a 14 Fevereiro 1798 Faleceo 31 Outubro 1904. Edade 105 Annos 8 mezes 14 Dias. Paz a Sua Alma"
Gravestone of Manuel Jose Trigueiro, Mendocino, CA: "A Native of Flores. of the western Islands Died Feb.  1871[?] in the christian and heroic attempt to save five drowning men. Aged 33 years..."
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