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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:Keefe, Tammis (Margaret Thomas), 1913-1960
Title:Wilmington, Delaware : silk screen map on linen handkerchief
Date(s):1944-1960
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0002
Abstract:American textile artist Tammis (Margaret Thomas) Keefe (1913-1960) designed this vintage fabric handkerchief depicting a map of Wilmington, Delaware, which was silk-screened by J. H. Kimball, Inc., New York.
Subjects:Handkerchiefs--United States--History--20th century | Screen process printing--United States--History--20th century | Textile crafts--United States--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Basil Burwell
Date(s):1954-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0017
Abstract:American author and activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote four letters to American actor and educator Basil Burwell (1911-1997) between 1954 and 1972, commenting on the relationship between their families and[...] the Cherry Lawn School, where Burwell taught and both had children in attendance.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Corso, Gregory
Title:Gregory Corso letters and poems
Date(s):1956-1975
Call No:MSS 0099, F0748
Abstract:Poems and letters from American poet Gregory Corso.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996
Title:Larry Eigner letters and poems
Date(s):1960-1978
Call No:MSS 0099, F0824
Abstract:One typed card, one typed letter, and fifteen typed poems written by American poet Larry Eigner.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Title:Living Theatre ephemera collection
Date(s):1953-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0827
Abstract:Ephemeral documents (photographs, flyers, posters, announcements, stationery, and programs) which detail performances, readings, recitals and other events sponsored by the Living Theater of New York City.
Subjects:Theater--United States--History--20th century | Authors and theater--20th century | New York (N.Y.)
Creator:Engle, Paul, 1908-1991
Title:Paul Engle letters and enclosures to Alex Williams
Date(s):1947-1962
Call No:MSS 0099, F0943
Abstract:American poet Paul Engle (1908-1991) wrote to Canadian book collector Alex Williams regarding his published poems and frequently enclosed copies of his privately printed work.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Book collectors--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors
Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:Collection related to Stanley Morison's 60th birthday
Date(s):1949-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0989
Abstract:Collection of six items related to a dinner held at Brown's Hotel on May 6, 1949, to honor Stanley Morison on his 60th birthday. Includes the envelope lettered by Will[...] Carter of Rampant Lions Press, sealed with a large stamped wax seal, bearing John Carter's name, which contained the other items.
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:Spiller, Robert E., 1896-1988
Title:Robert E. Spiller Collection
Date(s):1947-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0232
Abstract:American author and scholar Robert E. Spiller was born November 13, 1896 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving an AB in 1917, an MA[...] in 1921 and a Ph.D. in 1924. The Robert E. Spiller Collection consists of twenty-six letters, reviews, articles, or printed items related to or collected by Spiller. The items are sorted into several small groups. Some of printed ephemera were originally laid in books from the personal library of Spiller. The books have been catalogued and are available in either Special Collections or Morris Library. Any item removed from a book has a pencilled notation on the item naming the book.
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:Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971
Title:St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to Rubinstein and Lawson
Date(s):1931-1961
Call No:MSS 0099, F0391
Abstract:St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to Rubinstein & Lawson.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights
Creator:Lipton, Lew, 1893-1961
Title:Harlem cavalcade : story and screen play
Date(s):1935-1961
Call No:MSS 0099, F0868
Abstract:American film writer and producer Lew Lipton worked on this typescript for Harlem Cavalcade from 1935 until his death in 1961. It follows the story of African American life from[...] 1626 to the 1930s.
Subjects:American drama--20th century | African American dramatists--20th century | Motion picture producers and directors--United States--History--20th century | Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--History--20th century
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