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Creator:Frank, Bill, 1905-1989
Title:Bill Frank Delaware political research files
Date(s):1957-1988
Call No:MSS 0098, F0101
Abstract:Billk Frank's collection of information and clippings regarding Delaware Senators and U. S. Representatives, particularly James A. Bayard and Thomas McKean. Also included is a letter from Jeffrey Welsh, the[...] Press Secretary for the office of the Governor, concerning Buena Vista, a home that once served as the Governor's mansion.
Subjects:Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government
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: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:Heckert, Clarice U.
Title:Clarice U. Heckert papers
Date(s):1960-1984
Call No:MSS 0841
Abstract:Clarice U. Heckert (1911-2005), a Republican and community activist, served as representative to the Delaware General Assembly in the 11th (1965-1968) and the 9th districts (1969-1974), in the Wilmington area,[...] between 1964 and 1974.The Clarice U. Heckert papers document the decade-long political career of a northern Delaware woman in the Delaware General Assembly during the mid-twentieth century.
Subjects:Women legislators--United States | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Social problems | More Subjects
Creator:Halio, Jay
Title:Jay Halio papers related to Angus Wilson
Date(s):1953-1980
Call No:MSS 0291
Abstract:Writer Angus Wilson was born in 1913 in Bexhill, South England. Professor Jay Halio, who accumulated the bulk of the material in this collection while writing a book on Angus[...] Wilson, first studied at Syracuse University and then at Yale. In 1955, Halio began teaching at the University of California at Davis as a professor of English. While at Davis, he researched the book Angus Wilson which was published in 1964. The collection includes correspondence, publications and manuscripts by Halio and Wilson, journal articles about Wilson, and taped and transcribed interviews.
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles papers
Date(s):1960-1985
Call No:MSS 0163
Abstract:The American composer and author Paul Frederic Bowles was born in New York City on December 30, 1910. Bowles was published at age seventeen, abandoned college, and in 1929 began[...] his life of travels with a trip to Paris, where he hoped to establish himself as a poet. The Paul Bowles Papers consist of his correspondence with authors, publishers, other literary figures, and friends; also included are a group of Bowles's literary manuscripts.
Creator:Herlihy, James Leo
Title:James Leo Herlihy papers
Date(s):1959-1986
Call No:MSS 0344
Abstract:Playwright and author James Herlihy was born in Detroit, Michigan, on February 27, 1927. Herlihy's stories about the underside of American culture, told through the experiences of those outside of[...] the mainstream, have garnered their author comparisons with Sherwood Anderson. The James Leo Herlihy papers consist of 1.6 linear feet of manuscripts of novels, stories, and plays; reviews; interviews; correspondence; publicity material; and notes. The collection is organized in three series: I. Works by James Leo Herlihy, II. Correspondence of James Leo Herlihy to Mary Caroline Richards, and III. Miscellaneous Publicity, including photographs and theatre reviews.
Creator:Hartshorne, Charles, 1897-2000
Title:Charles and Dorothy Hartshorne collection of Jeremy Ingalls papers
Date(s):1960-1986
Call No:MSS 0506
Abstract:The Charles and Dorothy Hartshorne collection of Jeremy Ingalls papers spans the dates 1960-1986, and consists of letters, poetry, offprints from Studia Mystica, an essay, a verse-play, and four songs;[...] all together this small collection establishes the long friendship between the Hartshornes and American poet Jeremy Ingalls.
Subjects:Poets
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman - Lorraine Hansberry collection
Date(s):1959-1986
Call No:MSS 0508
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman's collection of materials from the African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry collection spans the dates 1959-1986 and comprises 17 items, including photographs, playbills, programs, a screenplay for A Raisin[...] in the Sun(1959), and articles related to The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window(1964).
Subjects:American drama--20th century | American drama--African American authors--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to John B. L. Goodwin
Date(s):1956-1991
Call No:MSS 0099, F0947
Abstract:In these eighteen letters, written between 1957 and 1991, American novelist Paul Bowles (1910-1999) corresponded with his longtime friend American novelist, poet, and painter John B. L. Goodwin (1912-1994).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | International travel--History--20th century | Bangkok (Thailand)--Description and travel | Tangier (Morocco)--Description and travel
Creator:Brilliant, Alan
Title:Alan Brilliant correspondence with Ted Wilentz
Date(s):1960-1996
Call No:MSS 0590
Abstract:This collection contains .7 linear feet of personal letters and postcards from Alan Brilliant of Unicorn Press to his former employer and longtime friend, proprietor of Corinth Books Ted Wilentz.[...] Other materials include press catalogs, newsletters, financial records, clippings, periodicals, poems, and other printed ephemera related to the Unicorn Press.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Private Presses--United States--History--20th century | Novelists | Poets | More Subjects
Creator:Johnson, Fridolf
Title:Fridolf Johnson papers
Date(s):1950-1985
Call No:MSS 0298
Abstract:Author, illustrator and calligrapher Fridolf Johnson (1905-1988) studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then remained in Illinois for nine years as art director for the Frankel-Rose Agency. After[...] ten years on the West Coast, Johnson left for New York in 1952 where he worked as a designer and professional calligrapher and became increasingly interested in printing and typography. From 1962 until 1970 Johnson was the executive editor of American Artist and contributed myriad book reviews and articles for the periodical. The Fridolf Johnson papers consist of ten linear feet of material related to Johnson’s career as a printer, calligrapher, and writer, spanning the dates 1950 to 1985, reflecting Johnson’s interest in lettering, italic handwriting, and the fine and graphic arts. It includes prolific correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, broadsides, prospectuses, printing ephemera, keepsakes, books, serials, clippings, articles, pamphlets, programs, exhibition announcements, catalogs, and bookplates.
Creator:Conant, Howard
Title:Conant poster collection
Date(s):1958-1990
Call No:GRA 0114
Abstract:Howard Sommers Conant, a painter and educator, was born in Beloit, Wisconsin in 1921. The Conant Poster Collection includes 125 posters issued between 1958 and 1990 with the bulk of[...] the collection dating from 1975 to 1985. The majority of the posters are promotions for artists' exhibitions in Arizona and New York.
Creator:Clark, David R.
Title:David R. Clark papers
Date(s):1957-1989
Call No:MSS 0180
Abstract:The David R. Clark Papers reflects the academic and publishing interests of the noted American Irish literary scholar, David R., Clark, and comprises one linear foot of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper[...] clippings, publishers' announcements, photographs and ephemera. The collection includes correspondence with and reference material about many of Ireland's foremost poets, writers, and publishers, as well as many scholars of Irish literature and theater. Among those represented in this collection are Seamus Heaney, Denis Johnston, Thomas MacGreevy, Liam Miller, Frank O'Connor, and Mary O'Malley. Materials related to Nigerian author Chinua Achebe and his visiting professorship at the University of Massachusetts are also found in the collection. Scholars of Irish literature will find this collection particularly interesting, as it details the early careers of many of Ireland's now-established writers, including Richard Murphy, Richard Weber, and Alexander Hutchison.
Creator:Holzapfel, Rudi, 1938-
Title:Rudi Holzapfel papers
Date(s):1953-1990
Call No:MSS 0245
Abstract:The Irish poet Rudolph Patrick Holzapfel was born in Paris, France, on December 11, 1938. Holzapfel has published with the Irish authors Brendan Kennelly, Oliver Snoddy, and John Farrell, and[...] his work has been anthologized in the Penguin Book of Irish Verse and Modern Irish Poets. The Rudi Holzapfel papers consist of approximately 40 poetry and prose manuscripts, most of which contain numerous autograph corrections and additions. Also included are approximately 30 miscellaneous personal items, including promotional material relating to his 1985-86 tour of the United States, material relating to his position as an English teacher in Germany, drafts of letters, photographs, and a personal notebook.
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman - Neil Simon collection
Date(s):1955-1993
Call No:MSS 0485
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman - Neil Simon collection spans the dates between 1955 and 1993 and comprises three linear feet of playscripts, film scripts, correspondence, posters, flyers, periodicals, theater programs, and[...] photographs related to the American playwright Neil Simon.
Subjects:American drama--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Gold, Joseph, 1912-
Title:Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection
Date(s):1960-1996
Call No:MSS 0472
Abstract:The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and[...] miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States | Black power--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Sawyer-Lauçanno, Christopher, 1951-
Title:Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno papers related to Paul Bowles
Date(s):1946-1989
Call No:MSS 0165
Abstract:The Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno papers related to Paul Bowles consist of research material gathered by the writer and educator Sawyer-Lauçanno for his biography of American composer and writer Paul Bowles, titled[...] An Invisible Spectator.
Creator:Smith, Gwynne P.
Title:Gwynne P. Smith papers
Date(s):1958-2002
Call No:MSS 0528
Abstract:Gwynne P. Smith (1924-2010) was a Republican politician and community activist who served as a state representative in the Delaware General Assembly from 1974 to 1990, representing Delaware’s 10th (1975-1982)[...] and 7th (1983-1990) districts (Green Acres). The Gwynne P. Smith papers document the civic activities and legislative career of a woman committed to protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Delaware. Consisting of 17.5 linear feet and oversized materials, her papers include logs, notes, correspondence, campaign records, voter registration lists, news clippings, state documents, draft legislation, legislative issue files, newsletters, brochures, realia, photographs, audio-visual materials and oversized maps.
Subjects:Political campaigns | Political participation | Delaware. General Assembly. House of Representatives | Women legislators--United States | More Subjects
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