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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:Evans, Abbie Huston
Title:Abbie Huston Evans letters to Odell Shepard
Date(s):1928-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0456
Abstract:American poet Abbie Huston Evans was born in New England on December 20, 1881 but lived most of her adult life in the Philadelphia area. The Abbie Huston Evans Letters[...] to Odell Shepard include eighteen letters or cards addressed by poet Evans to Pulitzer Prize winner Odell Shepard. Written between 1928 and 1966, the series of letters has several significant gaps, with the bulk of the letters written in 1928-1929, 1939, and 1960-1966. Additionally the collection has three poems written by Evans and a letter to Shepard from Jean Schiesser.
Creator:Mizener, Arthur
Title:Arthur Mizener papers
Date(s):1940-1977
Call No:MSS 0172
Abstract:American educator, author, and critic Arthur Mizener was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on 3 September 1907 to Mason Price and Mabel Moore Mizener. The Arthur Mizener papers consist of the[...] American educator, author, and critic's draft of the first F. Scott Fitzgerald biography, The Far Side of Paradise, and correspondence with Edmund Wilson, Delmore Schwartz, and various publishers and others involved in Mizener's research and publishing activities.
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:MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978
Title:Hugh MacDiarmid papers
Date(s):1931-1963
Call No:MSS 0224
Abstract:Hugh MacDiarmid was born Christopher Murray Grieve on August 11, 1892 in Langholm, a small Scottish town along the English border. The Hugh MacDiarmid Papers, which consist of MacDiarmid's poetry,[...] prose, and correspondence, date from the early 1930s. In addition to individual titled poems, the collection includes manuscripts of poems that eventually appeared in two of MacDiarmid's poetry collections, First Hymn to Lenin and Other Poems (1931) and the proposed collection Alone with the Alone (1932). The collection contains ca. 35 prose pieces, including essays, reviews, short stories, and sketches, most of which appear in both autograph manuscript and typescript form. Also included are five pieces of correspondence, material related to MacDiarmid's work as the director of the Unicorn Press, and three Scottish Nationalist newspapers in which MacDiarmid's work appears.
Creator:Brennan, Robert, 1881-
Title:Robert Brennan and Maeve Brennan papers
Date(s):1935-1967
Call No:MSS 0243
Abstract:Robert Brennan was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1881 and his daughter, Maeve Brennan, was born in Dublin, Ireland, on January 6, 1917. The Brennan papers consist of manuscripts and[...] papers of the author and diplomat, Robert Brennan, and the author, Maeve Brennan, including drafts of Robert Brennen's autobiography, Allegiance, and the manuscript of one of his best-known works, The Man Who Walked Like a Dancer. Also included are galley proofs for work Maeve Brennan did while a staff member at the New Yorker.
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: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:Creator unknown
Title:Letters from calligraphers to Sidney Feinberg and George Grady
Date(s):1938-1976
Call No:MSS 0338
Abstract:While stationed in England during World War II, American book designer and calligrapher Sidney Feinberg began his interest in calligraphy. Several of the letters in this collection are responses from[...] noted American or British calligraphers to Feinberg's inquiries about their work and how he might develop his calligraphic skills. George Grady founded the George Grady Press, a New York City firm which was noted for private and fine printing. This collection of letters written to Sidney Feinberg or George Grady was originally assembled in a notebook labeled "Calligraphic Letters." The fifty-nine letters and cards, spanning the dates 1938 to 1972, are fine examples of the handwriting employed by various noted calligraphers, printers, and graphic artists. Among the correspondence to Feinberg are original Christmas cards created, and in some cases printed, by the sender. Christmas greetings from calligraphers Lili Cassel-Wronker, Tony La Russa, James and Ruth McCrea, Oscar Ogg, and George Salter demonstrate their designs and calligraphy.The content of letters written to printer George Grady cover several topics, including book orders to J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. and Rampant Lion Press; Grady's effort to purchase stained glass windows with book arts themes; publications by the Society of Printers; and Paul Standard's suggestion to reprint Graily Hewitt's Handwriting.
Creator:Martin, Edward William, 1891-1977
Title:E. William Martin architectural works
Date(s):1921-1961
Call No:MSS 0357
Abstract:Edward William Martin was born on November 2, 1891, in Inverarnan, Scotland. His family moved to Delaware when he was a child, and he attended Wilmington High School and[...] the University of Delaware. Martin was a well-respected architect in Delaware, and worked on a large number of projects for schools, hospitals, government buildings, and private residences. Martin also participated in the Depression-era Historic American Buildings Survey project (HABS), initiated by the historic architects of the National Park Service. The E. William Martin collection contains sketches and watercolors, blueprints, floor plans, photographs, maps, brochures, and various other architectural drawings. Series I contains sketches from his study tours around Paris and Italy and his speech given to the Liverpool Architectural Society following these tours; Series II contains drawings, blueprints, and floor plans from his projects; and Series III contains miscellaneous items, such as letters, a speech, and other memorabilia, brochures, photographs, and Newark (Delaware) maps. This collection by no means contains the complete output of Martin's five decades of work as either a student or professional architect, but it does provide a good idea of the diversity and level of his talents.
Creator:Jones, Frazer
Title:Frazer Jones papers of the Robert Kirkwood Society, Children of the American Revolution
Date(s):1929-1968
Call No:MSS 0450
Abstract:The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution (CAR) was founded in 1895 by Harriett Mulford Lothrop, in conjunction with the National Society[...] Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The mission and objectives of the CAR have remained consistent throughout its history, namely to train good citizens and engender patriotism through the honoring of Revolutionary War patriots, the study of American history, the promotion of patriotic holidays, and the preservation of Revolutionary-era places. In 1938, the Robert Kirkwood Society of the CAR was organized in Newark, Delaware. The Society was named for Robert Kirkwood, a Revolutionary War major from Mill Creek Hundred, Delaware. The Frazer Jones papers of the Robert Kirkwood Society, Children of the American Revolution consist of two linear feet of correspondence, clippings, official records, photographs, publications, ephemera, and other materials primarily related to Frazer Jones’s work in the CAR. The collection is arranged according to the organizational structure of the CAR, with separate series for material pertaining to the local, state, and national societies. Researchers should note, however, that much of the material in the state and national series remains relevant to the activities of the Robert Kirkwood Society. For example, members of the Robert Kirkwood Society presumably read and used the publications and letters produced by the National Society CAR that are grouped in Series III.
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:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Langston Hughes ephemera collection
Date(s):1932-1967
Call No:MSS 0567
Abstract:Programs and advertising materials for personal appearances of American author Langston Hughes and for dramatic productions of his works.
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Subjects:African American authors--20th century | African American theater--History--20th century | Lectures and lecturing--20th century | Oral interpretation of poetry--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Stetz, Stephen, 1925-2005
Title:Stephen Stetz photographs
Date(s):1935-1974
Call No:PPI 0112
Abstract:This collection of photographs highlights Stephen Stetz's service in the United States Navy during and after World War II, particularly his time in occupied Japan, and aboard the U.S.S. Florence[...] Nightingale.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945 | World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area | World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations | Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952 | More Subjects
Creator:Powell, Walter A. (Walter Anderson), 1855-1948
Title:Walter A. Powell letters to William P. Frank
Date(s):1928-1978
Call No:MSS 0098, F0184
Abstract:Delaware historian Walter A. Powell wrote these four letters ranging in dates from 1928 to 1978 to Wilmington News Journal columnist William P. (Bill) Frank in response to Frank's inquiries[...] about articles, pamphlets, or books written by Powell.
Subjects:Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Historians | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Bell, Clive, 1881-1964
Title:Clive Bell letters to Gilbert Seldes
Date(s):1921-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0517
Abstract:British art critic and writer Clive Bell (1881-1964) wrote several letters to American theater and pop-culture critic and writer Gilbert Vivian Seldes (1893-1970) between 1921 to 1957, detailing personal matters,[...] mutual friends, travels, and professional events. Also included are autographed notes, written by Seldes and dated 1966, about a meeting between Bell and Seldes and his impressions of Bell.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Critics | Authors
Creator:Johns, Richard, 1904-1970
Title:Pagany archive
Date(s):1925-1970
Call No:MSS 0110
Abstract:The archive of the little magazine Pagany: a native quarterly consists of 5.5 linear feet of material, which spans the dates 1925–1970, with the bulk of the material dating from[...] 1929 to 1933. The collection includes founder and editor Richard Johns's personal papers and all known surviving material related to the publication of Pagany (some letters and manuscript were destroyed in a 1932 fire or stolen from Johns's car the same year).
Subjects:American literature--20th century--Periodicals
Creator:Matthews, E. de P. (Elva de Pue)
Title:Elva de Pue Matthews papers
Date(s):1917-1962
Call No:MSS 0114
Abstract:The Elva de Pue Matthews Papers consist of two linear feet of correspondence, drafts of novels written by Matthews, poetry and essays by Matthews or others, clippings, and notes. The[...] collection spans the dates 1917-1962, with the bulk of the collection dating between 1917 and 1949.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:McCord, Howard, 1932-
Title:Howard McCord papers
Date(s):1930-1972
Call No:MSS 0118
Abstract:The Howard McCord Papers include 2.7 linear feet of letters, poems, brochures, essays, clippings, journals, pamphlets, and transcripts, which span the dates 1930 to 1972 (bulk dates 1964–1970). The majority[...] of the collection was generated by the collaboration between McCord and poet and social critic Walter Lowenfels in co-authoring The Life of Fraenkel’s Death.