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Creator:Dean, William
Title:William Dean notebooks
Date(s):1874-1878
Call No:MSS 0195
Abstract:The William Dean notebooks are a collection of twelve small autograph booklets of notes, summaries, and transcriptions from numerous books and catalogues pertaining to watercolor painting or heraldry. Created during[...] the 1870s or 1880s, the booklets are Dean's working notes on these two topics.
Subjects:Heraldry
Creator:First National Eclectic Assurance Society
Title:First National Eclectic Assurance Society Financial Committee minutes and John C. McCoy medical notes
Date(s):1868-1879
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0136
Abstract:The first portion of this volume contains the meeting minutes of the National Eclectic Assurance Society of the United States, Finance Committee, from 1868-1873, while the latter portion contains notes[...] kept by medical student John C. McCoy.
Subjects:Insurance | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Medicine--United States--History--19th century | Physicians
Creator:Marvel family
Title:David T. Marvel family correspondence
Date(s):1876-1905
Call No:MSS 0139
Abstract:The sixty-five letters in the David T. Marvel Family Correspondence span the dates 1876–1905. In addition to letters from David Marvel to his wife Mary and his daughter Ann, the[...] collection includes letters from Mrs. Rhoda B. Rondebush to Mrs. Marvel, several letters from different individuals to Judge E. Wootten (Marvel’s father-in-law), and a letter from Thomas F. Bayard to David Marvel.
Subjects:Families--United States--History--19th century | Education--United States--History--19th century
Creator:Delaware College. Pestalozzi Literary Society
Title:Pestalozzi Literary Society, Delaware College, Newark, Delaware
Date(s):1876-1886
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0091
Abstract:This volume contains the constitution, bylaws, amendments, membership roster, and presidential oath for the Pestalozzi Literary Society of Delaware College (later the University of Delaware), an early student group for[...] women at the previously all-male institution.
Subjects:Literature--Societies, etc.--History--19th century | Women college students--History--19th century | Students
Creator:Blank, Frederic A., 1890-1992
Title:Frederic A. Blank papers
Date(s):1866-1991
Call No:MSS 0572
Abstract:The papers of centenarian, World War I veteran, and retired wall covering entrepreneur Frederic Blank, spanning close to 150 years, illustrate the varied life of a twentieth-century businessman and provide[...] important sample books of iconic mid-twentieth-century American wall coverings.
Subjects:Wall coverings--United States--History--20th century | Military training camps--Kentucky--Louisville--History--20th century | World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American. | Businesspeople | More Subjects
Creator:Stewart, Richard H.
Title:Richard H. Stewart collection of Abraham Lincoln material
Date(s):1861-2009
Call No:MSS 0694
Abstract:The Richard H. Stewart collection of Abraham Lincoln material comprises artifacts, prints, postcards, stamps, coins, clippings, publications, notes and research, and an 1861 appointment signed by Lincoln. The collection documents[...] the nation’s mourning of Lincoln through contemporary and commemorative ephemera, artifacts, and prints and reflects the collecting and research pursuits of native Delawarean, University of Delaware alumnus, and DuPont executive Richard H. Stewart (1936-2013).
Subjects:Presidents--United States--History--19th century | Assassins--United States--History--19th century | Collectors | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865