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Creator:O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991
Title:Seán O'Faoláin letters
Date(s):1960-1964
Call No:MSS 0141
Abstract:This collection of letters written by Seán O'Faoláin, Irish author, primarily concerns publication details related to O'Faoláin's autobiography, Vive Moi!
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Dublin (Ireland)
Creator:Smith, Sydney Goodsir, 1915-1975
Title:Sydney Goodsir Smith papers
Date(s):1954-1960
Call No:MSS 0226
Abstract:The Sydney Goodsir Smith Papers date primarily from the late 1950s and early 1960s, an especially nationalist phase in Smith’s literary career. The collection contains several drafts and advance proofs[...] of Smith’s play The Wallace and manuscripts of his long dramatic poems, Gowdsmith in Reekie and The Vision of the Prodigal Son. Also present are seventeen pieces of correspondence and the manuscripts of about twenty prose pieces, including essays, reviews, and scripts from radio talks.
Subjects:Authors, Scottish | Poets, Scottish--20th century | Scottish literature--20th century | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Kline, Herbert
Title:Herbert Kline collection related to the film Barabbas (The Thief and the Cross)
Date(s):1954-1960
Call No:MSS 0596
Abstract:The Herbert Kline collection related to the film Barabbas (The Thief and the Cross) spans the dates 1954-1960 and comprises the shooting script, letters, telegrams, and documents related to the[...] proposed production of the film, which was ultimately not made.
Subjects:Motion picture industry--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century | Screen writers | Directors (performing arts)
Creator:Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979
Title:James T. Farrell papers
Date(s):1960-1965
Call No:MSS 0214
Abstract:Writer James T. Farrell was born in Chicago on February 27, 1904. This group of papers consists of manuscripts of critical essays by Farrell. It includes essays on such contemporary[...] authors as E. E. Cummings, William Faulkner, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Thomas Wolfe. Also included are several short comments on Farrell's own writing and a short unpublished fictional fragment from the Studs Lonigan trilogy. Accompanying the collections are ten letters from James T. Farrell to Walter Goldwater, the proprietor of University Place Bookshop (New York) who originally acquired the collection from Farrell.
Creator:Millgate, Michael
Title:Michael Millgate-C. P. Snow collection
Date(s):1958-1964
Call No:MSS 0458
Abstract:The British scholar Michael Millgate was born July 19, 1929, in Southampton, England. Millgate is Professor of English at the University of Toronto and has[...] received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Royal Society of Canada, and the Royal Society of Literature. He is the author of critical studies and biographies of Thomas Hardy and William Faulkner. The British writer, scientist, and public official C. P. (Charles Percy) Snow was born in Leicester, England, on October 15, 1905. Snow combined three careers during his lifetime, serving as a Civil Service commissioner (1945-1960) and parliamentary secretary (1964-1966); he was a physicist at Cambridge University (1930-1950); and he wrote novels, plays, and critical essays. The Michael Millgate-C. P. Snow collection spans the dates 1958 – 1964 and includes 42 items of correspondence, typescripts, periodicals, and news clippings related to Millgate’s 1962 interview with Snow. The collection comprises letters from Snow to Millgate, typescripts of an interview conducted by Millgate, publication correspondence between Millgate and his editors, and periodicals and news clippings related to Snow.
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1957-1966
Call No:MSS 0284
Abstract:The British poet Elizabeth Jennings, born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, has published more than 20 books of poetry since the 1950s. She constructed short, meditative lyrics that[...] are known for their simplicity, control, and range of feeling. This small collection of seven poetry manuscripts, written by Elizabeth Jennings, spans the dates 1957-1966. The autograph poems bear her revisions and reflect her style of composition. Two of the poems are labeled by Jennings as In A Sense of the World, a book of Jennings's poetry published in 1958.
Creator:Galvin, Patrick, 1927-2011
Title:Chanticleer records
Date(s):1951-1962
Call No:MSS 0154
Abstract:Manuscripts, periodicals, and letters related to the small literary magazine Chanticleer (1952-1954) and its Irish-born co-editor Patrick Galvin.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Irish poetry--20th century | Authors | Poets
Creator:West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
Title:Rebecca West letters to Barbara Back
Date(s):1955-1968
Call No:MSS 0676
Abstract:British writer, critic, and journalist Rebecca West (1892-1983) wrote fifty-five letters and postcards to her friend Barbara Back between 1955 and 1968, commenting on her literary work and travels, various[...] political scandals, and the health and social lives of mutual friends.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:University of Delaware
Title:University of Delaware audio recordings of poetry readings
Date(s):1953-1964
Call No:MSS 0696
Abstract:This collection features audiotape recordings of poetry readings and performances by American poets and University of Delaware professors. The collection contains poetry readings dating from 1953 to 1960 by Robert[...] Hillyer, an influential poet and professor at the University of Delaware. There are also recordings of poetry readings, some broadcast by Delaware radio stations, by Wilbur Owen Sypherd, professor and administrator at the University of Delaware. The collection also features a reading by English actor Claude Rains and readings at the University of Delaware by American poets Robert Lowell and Robert Frost.
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Subjects:Poetry--Study and teaching--United States | Actors (performing artists) | Poets | Professors (teacher) | More Subjects
Creator:Combs, Tram, 1924-
Title:Tram Combs correspondence
Date(s):1953-1965
Call No:MSS 0178
Abstract:Tram Combs (Elisha Trammell, Jr.), born September 25, 1924, in Riverview, Alabama, was the son of Elisha Trammel Combs, a cotton mill superintendent. The collection consists of correspondence between Tram[...] Combs and John Malcolm Brinnin, Bill Read, and Frank Collymore. Each section of correspondence consists of the original letters from Brinnin, Read, or Collymore to Combs and carbon copies of Tram Combs' letters in response. Also included in this collection are a number of typescript carbons of poems written by Combs and sent to Brinnin or Collymore. The Brinnin section also contains clippings sent by Brinnin and a typescript inscribed copy of Brinnin's poem, "Skin Diving in the Virgins," which he dedicated to Combs.
Creator:MacGreevy, Thomas, 1893-1967
Title:Thomas MacGreevy letters to Eleanor and Frederick Reid
Date(s):1954-1966
Call No:MSS 0309
Abstract:Irish author, poet, and critic Thomas MacGreevy was born in 1893, in Tarbert, County Kerry. The twenty-four letters written by Thomas MacGreevy to Eleanor and Frederick Reid, between 1954 and[...] 1966, include seventy-eight pages of text and several enclosures. Although Thomas MacGreevy's early (1954) letters were dominated by his responses to the Reids's questions about Jack B. Yeats, as the correspondence continued, MacGreevy began to widen the scope of his discussions to include details about his family, his personal health, his strong religious beliefs as a Roman Catholic, his work at the National Gallery, his activities following his retirement, and reminiscences about his friendships with James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stevens, and particularly, Jack B. Yeats.
Creator:Di Prima, Diane
Title:Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection
Date(s):1957-1971
Call No:MSS 0183
Abstract:The Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection consists of thirty letters and a collection of poems, all written by American poet, Diane Di Prima. Diane Di Prima's letters, spanning[...] the dates 1962-1971, are written to her parents, Frank and Emma Di Prima. The collection of poetry, titled the Freddie Poems, consists of poems dated between 1957–1966.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Families--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia
Date(s):1960-1979
Call No:MSS 0262
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia, spanning from 1960-1979, consists of diaries, correspondence, books, periodicals, news clippings, reports, speeches, audio recording tapes, a photograph, and poems, documenting controversial aspects of the ground war in Vietnam and its possible expansion into Cambodia through the recorded thoughts and actions of Kay Boyle and the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia. Additional items capture the evolution of political Cambodia well into the 1970s through various publications and articles.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | International relations | Vietnam--History--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Title:Rockwell Kent letters to David Wesley
Date(s):1951-1969
Call No:MSS 0304
Abstract:The Rockwell Kent collection consists of letters written by twentieth century American artist Rockwell Kent to his personal friend and twentieth century American journalist David Wesley.
Subjects:Cold War | Artists (visual artists) | United States--Politics and government--20th century
Creator:Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920-
Title:Thomas Parkinson papers
Date(s):1957-1972
Call No:MSS 0790
Abstract:The Thomas Parkinson papers consist of typescripts and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Parkinson, Parkinson's correspondence, periodicals and clippings related to Parkinson's work, and four original pen-and-ink drawings, probably[...] created by Parkinson's wife, Ariel. The materials were created circa 1957-1972.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | San Francisco (Calif.)
Creator:Covelli, Abigail
Title:Desegregation of Delaware collection
Date(s):1960-1982
Call No:MSS 0104
Abstract:The collection consists of reports, articles, and other papers related to desegregation which were collected as resource files by Abigail Covelli. Delaware started a desegregation project in the public school[...] system in the mid 1970s, and the bulk of the collection relates to this project.
Subjects:Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Segregation--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States | Curriculum evaluation | More Subjects
Creator:Richards, Robert H., Jr.
Title:Robert H. Richards, Jr., Delaware oral history collection
Date(s):1955-1981
Call No:MSS 0179
Abstract:The Delaware Oral History collection was a project of the University of Delaware History Department, directed by Dr. John Munroe and funded by Robert H. Richards, Jr.. Interviews with 317[...] Delawareans conducted between 1966 and 1978 cover topics including the following: educators, immigrants, journalism, politics, and the University of Delaware, Delaware in the Depression, and the 1950s relocation of Long Island and New Jersey potato farmers to Delaware.
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Subjects:African Americans--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Depressions--1929--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Title:Records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Date(s):1941-1972
Call No:MSS 0263
Abstract:The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), an organization formed in Great Britain in January 1958, intended to persuade the government to "renounce unconditionally the use or production of nuclear weapons[...] and refuse to allow their use by others in its defense." The records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) contains three linear feet of material including articles, clippings, minutes and agendas from conferences, files, microfilm, and publications. The material surveys the issues of the nuclear disarmament movement in England beginning with the formation of the CND in 1958. Several contentious issues are documented throughout the collection.
Subjects:Nuclear weapons--Great Britain | Nuclear arms control | Nuclear disarmament | Antinuclear movement | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-
Title:Robert A. Wilson John Wieners collection
Date(s):1958-1988
Call No:MSS 0555
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson John Wieners collection comprises one linear foot of materials, spanning the dates between 1958-1988, relating to the literary career of and publication of works by Boston-born[...] poet John Wieners (1934-2002). The collection includes manuscripts, page and galley proofs, mock-ups of some of Wieners's shorter publications, postcards, correspondence to Robert Wilson from Wieners, sheet music, flyers for Wieners's New York readings, reviews of Wieners's work, and photographs.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | More Subjects
Creator:Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962
Title:George Sylvester Viereck letters to Eric and Era Posselt
Date(s):1941-1962
Call No:MSS 0603
Abstract:The collection contains letters from George Sylvester Viereck to Eric Posselt and Era Posselt (who was also known as Era Zistel), 1941 to 1959, as well as a few clippings[...] about Viereck dating up to 1962. The bulk of the letters (1955-1957) reflect publishing advice and an on-going personal exchange regarding the health issues of both Viereck and Eric Posselt.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Authors
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