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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
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts
Date(s):1958-2006
Call No:MSS 0591
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts spans the dates 1956-2003 and comprises four linear feet of play scripts and screenplays, mostly Broadway and Off-Broadway[...] plays. Assembled by the writer and Brooklyn-based bookdealer Richard Lee Hoffman, the collection also includes a few accompanying photographs, playbills, and theater programs.
Subjects:Motion picture plays, American--History and criticism | Motion picture plays, English--History and criticism | American drama--20th century | English drama--20th century
Creator:Kaufman, Alan
Title:Alan Kaufman papers
Date(s):1952-2007
Call No:MSS 0599
Abstract:The papers of Alan Kaufman, teacher, writer, poet, editor, performer, artist, and impresario, include drafts of his memoirJew Boy, his novelMatches, materials related to his editing of the volumes of[...] theOutlaw Bibleseries andDavka: Jewish Cultural Revolution, an extensive collection of notebooks with draft and unpublished poems, and a large collection of original artwork. The collection also includes correspondence with other writers and material documenting Kaufman’s involvement in the San Francisco Spoken Word poetry movement.
Subjects:Poetry--20th century--Collections | American literature--Jewish authors--20th century | American poetry--Jewish authors--20th century | Autobiography--Jewish authors | More Subjects
Creator:Harris, Mark, 1922-2007
Title:Mark Harris letters to Martha Harris
Date(s):1951-2005
Call No:MSS 0605
Abstract:The Mark Harris letters to Martha Harris is a collection of letters, printed emails, faxes, and photographs that were shared over a period of fifty years between author Mark Harris[...] and his sister Martha Harris. The letters contain updates on family news, advice to Martha on education, publishing and writing, reflections on Mark's career as writer and professor, and his shared diary entries through which the two siblings attempt to reconstruct childhood memories.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Authors
Creator:Wilson, Robert A.
Title:Robert A. Wilson collection related to James Purdy
Date(s):1956-1998
Call No:MSS 0369
Abstract:Born in Ohio on July 17, 1923, 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. For many struggling writers and poets of the latter half of the twentieth century, Robert A. Wilson was a familiar and comforting presence. As the third proprietor of the Phoenix Bookshop in New York City from 1962 to 1988, Wilson provided both encouragement and financial support to beginning writers. Originally the private collection of book dealer Robert A. Wilson, The Robert A. Wilson collection related to James Purdy includes .8 linear feet of letters, manuscripts, galleys, publicity fliers, publishers' announcements, and ephemera related to the work of James Purdy. It is organized into three groups of material: Letters from Purdy to Wilson, 1966-1998; Writings by Purdy, 1957-1992; and Publicity and Promotion, 1956-1992.
Creator:Corman, Cid
Title:Cid Corman journals
Date(s):1955-2000
Call No:MSS 0405
Abstract:American poet Cid (Sidney) Corman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 29, 1924. In 1951, Corman founded and edited the literary quarterly Origin, which [...] published the work of new or little-known authors. Corman has published over seventy volumes of poetry and has also translated several French and Japanese poems, including work by Bashõ, Kusano Shimpei, and Francis Ponge. The eight linear feet of material in the collection consists of Corman’s daily journals, seventy-nine volumes extensively interleaved with news clippings, letters, poems, photographs, and other ephemera. The collection also includes two small volumes of Corman’s poems, translated into Portuguese by Stella Leonardos in 1964. Nearly all of Corman’s entries record the time he woke, the weather, his daily tasks and activities, and personal affairs. The content of the early journals reflects Corman’s work as a poet, translator, and the editor of Origin. In the middle- to late-1950s Corman was traveling, working, and living in Europe before finally settling in Japan, and the dominant themes of this period include observations on literature, art, and the foreign cultures that he encountered. The entries during this period are the most creative and spontaneous of the collection. Also included in the collection are a few typescript and manuscript notes, poems, and drafts of letters, unsent letters, gallery and concert programs, travel documents, receipts, and other ephemera.
Creator:Phelan, Brian
Title:Brian Phelan papers
Date(s):1958-2005
Call No:MSS 0681
Abstract:The Brian Phelan papers document forty years of the literary career of Irish-born playwright and screenwriter Brian Phelan (born 1934). Phelan's adaptations and docudramas focus on Irish characters, the issues[...] of Irish emigration, socialist and feminist themes, and major world events. The collection, which spans from the 1960s to the 2000s, comprises Phelan's working and project files and include correspondence, screenplays, scripts, contracts, photographs, and research.
Subjects:Actors--Great Britain--20th century | Television writers--Drama | Television--Great Britain--History--20th century | English drama--Irish authors--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware
Title:Archive of the League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware
Date(s):1949-1998
Call No:MSS 0448
Abstract:The League of Women Voters of Greater Newark (LWVGN) was established in Newark, Delaware, in 1952 as the local branch of the national, non-partisan women's organization which promotes citizen education[...] and encourages participation in government. This archive, spanning the dates 1949-1998, highlights local and national issues, as well as providing information about the organization itself.
Subjects:Women--Suffrage--United States--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government--1775-1865 | Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Political participation | More Subjects
Creator:Lockman, Norman, 1938-2005
Title:Norman Lockman papers
Date(s):1954-2004
Call No:MSS 0865
Abstract:Norman Lockman, a political journalist in Delaware and Massachusetts, was the first African American journalist and former managing editor of the Wilmington News Journal. The Norman Lockman papers, consisting mostly[...] of newspaper clippings and articles, documents Lockman's journalism career at the Wilmington News Journal and Boston Globe.
Subjects:Journalists--United States | Journalism--United States--History--20th century | Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Racism | More Subjects
Creator:Lewis, Horacio D.
Title:Horacio D. Lewis papers
Date(s):1960-2003
Call No:MSS 0732
Abstract:The Horacio D. Lewis papers consist of Dr. Lewis’ letters, articles, and publications related to his personal and civic involvement and recognition of activities associated with the civil rights of[...] the Latino and African-American communities in Delaware and the desegregation of Delaware’s public schools.
Subjects:Judgments | Newark (Del.) | Wilmington (Del.) | Panama Canal (Panama) | More Subjects
Creator:Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
Title:Tennessee Williams collection
Date(s):1939-2013
Call No:MSS 0112
Abstract:The Tennessee Williams collection, spanning the dates 1939-2013, consists of an extensive collection of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, printed material, and ephemera related to American playwright Tennessee Williams.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Short stories, American--20th century | Film adaptations | More Subjects
Creator:Justice, Donald, 1925-2004
Title:Donald Justice papers
Date(s):1936-1998
Call No:MSS 0191
Abstract:Scope and Content Note The Donald Justice papers span the dates 1936 to 1998, with the bulk of the collection dating between 1952 and 1996. Correspondence and drafts of poetry comprise[...] the majority of the ten linear feet of manuscripts; however, drafts of other genre, such as reviews, stories, lectures, plays, and librettos complement the poetry. The papers are completed by photographs, clippings, programs, books, posters, transcripts, scrapbooks, calendars, broadsides, and financial papers.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American literature--20th century
Creator:Bounds, Roland E.
Title:Roland E. Bounds collection papers and ephemera
Date(s):1931-2002
Call No:MSS 0494
Abstract:The Roland E. Bounds Collection: Papers and Ephemera includes books, magazines, convention programs, posters, photographs, artwork, and objects related to Bounds’s collecting activities. The bulk of this collection relates to[...] his interest in science fiction and its subgenres, fantasy and horror. Roland E. Bounds (1953 – 2002) was, by vocation and avocation, a collector.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century
Creator:Delaware State Beekeepers Association
Title:Delaware State Beekeepers records
Date(s):1937-2007
Call No:MSS 0577
Abstract:Material related to the Delaware State Beekeepers Association including reports of its annual meetings, a complete run of the organization’s newsletter "The Newsy Bee" (1974-2007), plus related photocopied books, articles,[...] correspondence, programs, and pamphlets.
Subjects:Bee culture--United States--History--20th century | Beekeepers
Creator:Archaeological Society of Delaware
Title:Archaeological Society of Delaware records
Date(s):1933-2011
Call No:MSS 0578
Abstract:This collection contains the administrative and organizational records for the incorporated educational group, the Archaeological Society of Delaware. The materials span the length of the organization's existence from 1933 to[...] the present.
Subjects:Archaeology--Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Eastern States Archeological Federation (U.S.)
Title:Eastern States Archeological Federation records
Date(s):1936-2006
Call No:MSS 0579
Abstract:The records of the Eastern State Archeological Federation (ESAF), spanning over seventy years beginning in 1933, contains correspondence, minutes, programs, audiocassette recordings, publications, financial records, and other items that document[...] the work of the organization, which was created in 1933 as an umbrella organization to promote the field of archaeology through member societies in Eastern North America.
Creator:Böer, K. W. (Karl Wolfgang), 1926-
Title:Karl Wolfgang Böer papers supplement
Date(s):1953-2009
Call No:MSS 0632
Abstract:The Karl Wolfgang Böer papers supplement contains the publications, scientific notes, and other papers documenting the professional activities of Karl Wolfgang Böer, a preeminent physicist who pioneered the development of[...] solar energy.
Subjects:Photovoltaic cells--Research--United States | Physics--Study and teaching | Solar energy | Solar houses | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Classics Illustrated collection
Date(s):1942-1998
Call No:MSS 0647
Abstract:The Classics Illustrated collection is a collection of comic books from four versions of the Classics Illustratedseries. Classics Illustrated published adaptations of the classics of literature in comic book format,[...] with the intention of introducing literature to younger readers. The bulk of the collection comprises 79 issues from the original Classics Illustrated series, which was created by Albert Lewis Kanter and published by Gilberton Company from 1941 to 1971. There are also: 22 issues from the Classics Illustrated Junior Series, which adapted fairy tales and fables for a younger audience from 1953 to 1969; three issues of First Comics’s version of Classics Illustrated, which published entirely new adaptations of classic literature from 1990 to 1991; and 48 issues of Acclaim Books’ Classics Illustrated Study Guides, which reprinted issues from the original Classics Illustrated series in a study guide format similar to CliffsNotes from 1996-1998.
Subjects:Comic books, strips, etc | Literature--Adaptations
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:The Emily Holmes Coleman supplements
Date(s):1927-2003
Call No:MSS 0105
Abstract:American poet and novelist Emily Holmes Coleman was born January 22, 1899, in Oakland, California. While leaving in Paris, Coleman contributed articles, stories, and poems [...] to transition and became acquainted with others who wrote for the magazine. Though Emily Coleman's papers reveal her to be a prolific writer, her only published works were her contributions to little magazines, such as transition and New Review, and her autobiographical novel, The Shutter of Snow (1930). Many of her writings reflect personal life experiences. The Emily Holmes Coleman supplements are two substantial additions, added in 2004 and 2007, to the Emily Holmes Coleman papers. The contents include correspondence, poetry, diaries, photographs, and artwork by Holmes, and two small series of materials and artwork by others.
Creator:Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
Title:Ernest Hemingway collection
Date(s):1938-2014
Call No:MSS 0269
Abstract:Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was an American journalist, novelist, and short story writer. By the late 1930s, his reputation was well established by the success of his novels The Sun[...] Also Rises (1926) and A Farewell to Arms (1929), and his non-fiction works Death in the Afternoon (1932) and Green Hills of Africa (1935). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. The Ernest Hemingway Collection consists of selected periodicals containing contributions by Ernest Hemingway or mention of Hemingway or his work, in addition to lobby cards, film posters, and other theatrical and film ephemera relating to the stage or screen versions of Hemingway's work. Other miscellaneous or ephemeral materials relating to Hemingway are also included. Periodic additions to the collection are planned.
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