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Creator:Brown, Harry Fletcher
Title:Harry Fletcher Brown collection
Date(s):1881-1960
Call No:MSS 0436
Abstract:The Harry Fletcher Brown collection, spanning the years 1881-1960 (bulk dates 1910-1952), contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, business cards, legal documents, printed material, ephemera, a photograph, World War I medal,[...] programs, and blueprints of his Wilmington, Delaware, residence.
Subjects:Chemical industry--History--19th century | Chemical industry--History--20th century | Philanthropists--United States--History--19th century | Philanthropists--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916
Title:Richard Harding Davis collection
Date(s):1891-1962
Call No:MSS 0609
Abstract:The Richard Harding Davis collection is a small association collection containing six autographed letters signed by the author; four newspapers clippings; several photographs of Davis and his estate, Crossroads Farm[...] in Mt. Kisco, New York; and a line print of an engraving by Charles Dana Gibson entitled "No. V. The Opera Box. Copyright, 1892. The Century Co."
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Stock, Irvin, 1920-
Title:Irvin Stock papers
Date(s):1882-2004
Call No:MSS 0545
Abstract:The Irvin Stock papers, spanning the dates 1882 to 2004, comprise 4.3 linear feet of manuscripts, books, letters, newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements, and teaching materials documenting the life and[...] work of the American literary scholar Irvin Stock.
Subjects:American literature--20th century--History and criticism | American literature--20th century--Study and teaching | Scholars--Correspondence | Authors--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Blank, Frederic A., 1890-1992
Title:Frederic A. Blank papers
Date(s):1866-1991
Call No:MSS 0572
Abstract:The papers of centenarian, World War I veteran, and retired wall covering entrepreneur Frederic Blank, spanning close to 150 years, illustrate the varied life of a twentieth-century businessman and provide[...] important sample books of iconic mid-twentieth-century American wall coverings.
Subjects:Wall coverings--United States--History--20th century | Military training camps--Kentucky--Louisville--History--20th century | World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American. | Businesspeople | More Subjects
Creator:Hoskins, Katherine
Title:Katherine Hoskins papers
Date(s):1888-1988
Call No:MSS 0200
Abstract:The American poet Katherine de Montalant Hoskins was born on May 25, 1909, in Indian Head, Maryland and was the author of four poetry collections and was a frequent contributor[...] to numerous periodicals, including The Nation, New Republic, Poetry, the Sewanee Review, and New Yorker Magazine. The Katherine Hoskins papers consist of manuscript and proof material relating to Hoskins' poetry, prose, and dramatic works, totaling approximately 700 items. The bulk of the literary papers date from the 1950s and the 1960s. Included is material toward two of her poetry collections, Out in the Open (1959) and Excursions (1967), and a draft of her unpublished novel, A Very Gallant Action.
Creator:Reynolds, Florence, 1879-1949
Title:Florence Reynolds collection related to Jane Heap and The Little Review
Date(s):1881-1978
Call No:MSS 0258
Abstract:Florence Reynolds, lifelong friend and benefactor of Jane Heap, was born February 12, 1879 in Stanton, Michigan. Artist Jennie (Jane) Heap was born in November 1883 in Topeka, Kansas. The[...] Florence Reynolds collection related to Jane Heap and The Little Review consists of five linear feet of material and comprises correspondence; photographs; manuscripts of poetry, stories, and essays; artwork; printed programs, magazines, and books; research notes; clippings; taped interviews; a scrapbook; and ephemera. The collection as a whole not only documents an extraordinary friendship between Florence Reynolds and Jane Heap, but does much to bring to light details of Heap's life and her contributions to The Little Review.
Creator:Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917
Title:William Homer papers related to Albert Pinkham Ryder
Date(s):1883-1999
Call No:MSS 0479
Abstract:Albert Pinkham Ryder was born on March 19, 1847, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. William Innes Homer was born on November 8, 1929, in Merion, Pennsylvania. The William Homer Papers related[...] to Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847-1917) consist of six linear feet of material including correspondence, photocopies, photographs, notes, reviews, and miscellaneous research materials.
Creator:Black family
Title:Black family papers
Date(s):1889-1982
Call No:MSS 0249
Abstract:The Black Family Papers contain 174 items, including letters, greeting cards, postcards, telegrams, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and diaries pertaining to Helen Black Stewart, Lynam Stewart and other members of the[...] Black Family. The papers span the dates 1889-1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1917-1919 when Willard Black, Helen Black's brother, served in World War I.
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918 | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:World fairs and expositions collection
Date(s):1851-1967
Call No:MSS 0630
Abstract:This artificial collection comprises a variety of types of material documenting world fairs and expositions, spanning the dates between 1851 and 1967, with the bulk of the collection dating from[...] the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Material consists of printed matter and ephemera, including newspapers, programs, invitations, maps, brochures, viewbooks, advertisements, stationery, contracts, bonds, trade cards, and a scrapbook; photographs and prints; and realia souvenirs.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Exhibitions--United States--History--20th century | Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century | London (England)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914
Title:George Alfred Townsend collection
Date(s):1865-1975
Call No:MSS 0296
Abstract:Journalist and novelist George Alfred Townsend was born in Georgetown, Delaware, on January 30, 1841. His reports of Lincoln's assassination and General Sheridan's victory at the Battle of Five Forks,[...] Virginia, brought him considerable recognition. During the 1860s and 1870s his columns, articles, and letters appeared in newspapers throughout the United States. The George Alfred Townsend papers consist of five bound volumes of manuscripts, letters, and published works written by George Alfred Townsend. The papers span the dates 1865 to 1975 (bulk dates 1865-1898) and include handwritten, typescript, and printed material.
Creator:Bounds, Roland E.
Title:Roland E. Bounds science fiction paperback book collection
Date(s):1890-2002
Call No:MSS 0553
Abstract:Roland E. Bounds (1953-2002) attended Concord High School in Wilmington, Delaware, and obtained a B.S. in geology from the University of Delaware in 1975. By[...] vocation and avocation, he was a collector. Bounds concentrated on collecting vintage (pre-1965) paperbacks and pulp magazines (pre-1953). . Thematically, he developed an interest in "the way technological advances have been predicted and the ways that authors of various times have viewed society and its problems." He also collected with an interest in book and magazine cover art and illustration of science fiction and fantasy.The Roland E. Bounds paperback science fiction book collection consists of nearly seven thousand science fiction paperbacks published between 1890 and 2002 assembled by the Delaware collector Roland Bounds. Also included within this collection are numerous fantasy and a few horror and classic novels that do not fit the science fiction genre. Nearly all of the paperbacks in the collection feature striking cover art or text illustrations created by some of the most famous illustrators in science fiction. Vincent Di Fate, Frank Frazetta, Frank Freas, Michael Whelan, and many other celebrated or less well known illustrators are represented in the collection.
Creator:Conard-Pyle Co.
Title:Conard-Pyle Company records
Date(s):1891-2000
Call No:MSS 0634
Abstract:The Conard-Pyle Company of West Grove, Pennsylvania, was a large horticultural enterprise that specialized in the cultivation and hybridization of roses, best known for its famed Star Roses. The[...] papers chronicle Conard-Pyle's evolution from a small-scale retail business to an influential wholesaler, as well as the financial, legal, and marketing concerns of a major nursery company.
Subjects:Gardening--History--19th century | Gardening--History--20th century | Horticulture--History--19th century | Horticulture--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Dyeing catalog collection
Date(s):1893-1960
Call No:MSS 0563
Abstract:The Dyeing Catalog Collection comprises 365 trade catalogs related to the European dyeing industry. The dates range from 1893 to 1960, although the largest part of the collection dates to[...] before 1925. Most of the catalogs are in German, but the collection also includes materials in French, Dutch, and English. The catalogs represent a number of German companies, including Agfa, Bayer, Kalle & Co., and the Leopold Cassella Co. Industrial societies, such as the Gesellschaft fur Chemische Industrie in Basel, are also represented. British companies include the British Celanese Co., the British Dyestuffs Corporation, and the Imperial Chemical Industries. Most of the catalogs include samples of dye on various types of material, including paper, wood, textiles, yarn, and fur.
Creator:Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974
Title:Mary Bartlett Cowdrey papers
Date(s):1834-1963
Call No:MSS 0556
Abstract:The papers of American art historian Mary Bartlett Cowdrey comprise nine linear feet of notes; correspondence; manuscripts of published and unpublished books and articles; engravings and lithographs from published sources;[...] photographs of paintings and engravings; postcards; clippings from books, exhibition catalogs, magazines, and newspapers, for approximately 1,600 American artists active during the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries. The collection is arranged in five series that roughly correspond to Cowdrey's publishing and research projects.
Subjects:Art, American--Exhibitions | Art, American--19th century--Indexes | Art, Modern--19th century--Indexes | Painting, American--Exhibitions
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection
Date(s):1818-1973
Call No:MSS 0574
Abstract:This Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection includes articles and full page sheets clipped and saved from nineteenth- and twentieth-century published newspapers and periodicals (bulk dates 1950-1969). Housed in 17 folders[...] and one scrapbook, the articles focus on historic structures and locations in Delaware, local politics and people, the Delaware River, transportation, and extreme weather.
Subjects:Historic preservation--Delaware--History--20th century | Politicians--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Reed, H. Clay (Henry Clay), 1899-1972
Title:Henry Clay Reed papers
Date(s):1833-1979
Call No:MSS 0499
Abstract:Henry Clay Reed, historian and University of Delaware professor, was born 15 May 1899, in Tyrone, Pennsylvania. He served the University of Delaware for forty[...] years, researching, teaching, writing, and editing numerous articles and books. He helped create and guide the American Studies program at the University, serving as the first chairman of the program and helping to improve the climate for interdisciplinary study. He was also involved with a number of library, historical, and fraternal projects and organizations. The Henry Clay Reed Papers, spanning the dates from 1915 – 1974, contains legal documents, photographs, microfilm, correspondence, research notes, manuscripts, publications, and ephemera from the historian and University of Delaware professor. The collection will perhaps be most useful to scholars who share Henry Clay Reed’s research interests. Many of his extensive notes, transcripts, and manuscript pages consider aspects of crime or punishment both in the secular legal system and in various Christian denominations in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Topics with extensive documentation in the proposed history of Crime and Punishment in New Jersey include animal cruelty, church discipline, domestic violence, infanticide, theft, the legal system in relation to servants, apprentices, children, and slaves, and other topics. Reed’s research interests also included the history of African Americans in Delaware. Amongst his papers is a manuscript article on the Underground Railroad in Delaware, with a collection of letters from the 1920-1930s that contain personal recollections from the niece and grandson of Harriet Beecher Stowe, regarding Stowe’s contacts with Thomas Garrett, a stationmaster on the Wilmington Underground Railroad.
Creator:Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995
Title:Frank W. Tober papermaking and paper samples collection
Date(s):1850-1993
Call No:MSS 0600
Abstract:Frank W. Tober collected this wide variety of paper specimens and samples from around the world, including manufacturer's paper sample books, catalogs, individual paper specimens, and a portion of St.[...] Louis collector and bookbinder Francis T. Guelker's collection on the history and craft of bookbinding and papermaking.
Subjects:Bookbinding--Specimens | Marbled papers--Specimens | Paper--Sample Books--Specimens | Paper, Handmade--Specimens | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Gregory C.
Title:Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards
Date(s):1871-2002
Call No:PPI 0107
Abstract:The Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards comprises 1.3 linear feet of postcards, trade cards, printed ephemera, and letters. The majority of the collection consists of[...] nineteenth- and twentieth-century American postcards and trade cards that feature a diverse array of positive and negative images of African Americans. The collection as a whole documents the history of harmful stereotypes that represented social values and mores across the country. Images include ridicule of black religion, harm to black children, scatological humor, poverty, crime, music, and labor, as well as race relations, military service, domestic scenes, transportation, women, and tribal depictions.
Subjects:African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | African Americans--History--20th century--Pictorial works | Racism--United States--Pictorial works | More Subjects
Creator:Digby, John, 1938-
Title:John Digby papers supplement
Date(s):1860-2016
Call No:MSS 0569
Abstract:British-born poet and collagist John Digby's productive and multi-faceted career spans over five decades, beginning in the 1960s. Best known as a collage artist whose Surrealism-influenced collages have been widely[...] exhibited in England, France, Korea, and the United States, Digby is also a prolific poet whose works have been translated into several languages. The John Digby papers supplement contains substantial additions to the original collection and documents Digby's prolific artistic and literary career, his wife, Joan Digby's creative and professional work, and their joint efforts as editors and contributors to their imprint, The Feral Press, which published the work of nearly 100 authors and artists from 2002-2016, and featured short works of poetry (including translations into English), short fiction, and essays from both emerging and established writers.
Subjects:Art, Modern--20th century | Collage--20th century | Collage--20th century--Exhibitions | Collage--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Conard-Pyle Co.
Title:Conard-Pyle Company records supplement
Date(s):1868-2000
Call No:MSS 0634
Abstract:The Conard-Pyle Company records supplement includes substantial additions to the series in the original collection, as well as records which constitute three new series related to the Atlantic Coast Nurseries,[...] Inc., printed material, and Robert Pyle's professional papers.
Subjects:Gardening--Periodicals | Gardening--Societies, etc.--History--20th century | Gardening--United States--History--20th century | Horticultural products industry--History--20th century | More Subjects
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