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Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners papers
Date(s):1961-1968
Call No:MSS 0138
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1961-1968, the papers of American Beat poet John Wieners provide a chronologically and thematically fragmented, yet detailed, glimpse of his life. This small collection includes sixteen letters[...] to Diane Di Prima, Alan Marlowe, and Ed Sanders; the manuscript of a play, two journals, and fourteen leaves of poetry.
Subjects:Drug addiction | American poetry--20th century
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:Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Title:Philip Levine letters to Stephen Berg
Date(s):1961-1972
Call No:MSS 0188
Abstract:American poet and educator Philip Levine was born on January 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. Poet and educator Stephen Berg was born on August 2, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The[...] collection is comprised of seventy-one letters between the two, most of which are undated. In his letters, Levine discussed a wide spectrum of personal and professional issues. The collection also includes seven poems, six written by Levine and one by an unidentified writer (possibly Stephen Berg).
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: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:Rosenthal, Irving, 1930-
Title:The Irving Rosenthal papers
Date(s):1963-1967
Call No:MSS 0337
Abstract:Born in 1930, American editor and author Irving Rosenthal is counted among the Beats, a group of young writers in the 50s and 60s known for their bohemian lifestyles and[...] rebellion against the then popular art forms. Though he published only one major novel, Sheeper, and has not been remembered as a major Beat writer, American novelist and poet Gilbert Sorrentino in a 1994 interview with Alexander Laurence cited Rosenthal as one of the most compelling of the Beats. The Irving Rosenthal Papers consist of 28 letters and two postcards from Rosenthal, primarily to American editor, poet and filmmaker Ira Cohen (b. 1935), as well as manuscript versions of Rosenthal's novel Sheeper, of his Pastiche of the Golden Flower and of his translations of Mohammed ben Abdullah Yussufi's The First Yarmulkas. The letters, most of which were written from Morocco, provide valuable insight into the influences that shaped Rosenthal's Sheeper.
Creator:Haselwood, David
Title:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0626
Abstract:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems consists of .3 linear feet of materials comprising manuscripts, proofs, artwork, page layouts, and correspondence created and revised by American poet[...] John Wieners (1934-2002), publisher David Haselwood, and artist Robert Lavigne (1928-) relating to the publication of Wieners’s The Hotel Wentley Poems: Original Version (1965).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Hess, Sidney W.
Title:Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting, Inc. records
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0756
Abstract:Through his involvement in CROND (Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting), Sidney W. Hess developed the first computer program for legislative redistricting. The Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan[...] Districting, Inc. records span the dates 1963-1971. Records include academic journal articles, reports, conference papers, manuals, presentation notes, a Good Government Award, and a letter of congratulations from Russell W. Peterson. The collection consists of approximately 0.5 linear feet of paper records.
Subjects:Operations research | Computer programs | Election districts
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: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:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W. D. Snodgrass letters and manuscripts to Jerome Mazzaro
Date(s):1961-1977
Call No:MSS 0273
Abstract:This collection contains correspondence and literary manuscripts exchanged between twentieth century American poet and scholar W. D. Snodgrass and twentieth century American writer and scholar Jerome Mazzaro.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century
Creator:Purdy, James, 1914-2009
Title:James Purdy manuscripts
Date(s):1961-1978
Call No:MSS 0370
Abstract:Born in Ohio in 1914, James Purdy is one of the United States' most prolific, yet little known writers. A novelist, poet, playwright[...] and amateur artist, Purdy has published over fifty volumes. The James Purdy Manuscript Collection spans the years 1961 to 1978 and contains three items: a short story, Everything Under the Sun; and two novels, I am Elijah Thrush, and Narrow Rooms. Everything Under the Sun and Narrow Rooms contain minor corrections by the author. The typescript of I am Elijah Thrush is perhaps most interesting from a scholarly standpoint because it contains extensive corrections and additions by the author.
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: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:Ribner, Irving
Title:Irving Ribner papers
Date(s):1964-1967
Call No:MSS 0132
Abstract:This collection consists of typescripts, page proofs, and printed copies of material toward books written or edited by Irving Ribner, noted Shakespearean critic.
Subjects:Literary critics
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
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