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Creator:Voshell, Robert J.
Title:Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks
Date(s):1925-2004
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0119
Abstract:Delaware native Robert J. Voshell spent his career working for the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles and served as a State Senator representing the Milford area from 1993-1998. The Robert[...] J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks contains 17 volumes and 2 albums of flyers, clippings, bumper stickers, newsletters, brochures, posters and other ephemeral material pertaining to local, state and federal elections, Delaware government and politics.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Postcards--Delaware | Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | More Subjects
Creator:Schleuning, Neala
Title:Neala Schleuning - Meridel Le Sueur collection
Date(s):1930-2004
Call No:MSS 0488
Abstract:This collection contains material from Neala Schleuning's research and archival collection, most of which was used toward her 1978 dissertation and subsequent book on the American writer Meridel Le Sueur.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Feminism--United States--History--20th century | Socialism--United States--History--20th century | Blacklisting of authors--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers supplement
Date(s):1914-1992
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, memorabilia and books.
Subjects:Prohibition--United States--History | Elections | Public relations | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Farrell, Rita Katz
Title:Rita Katz Farrell Collection Related to Dance
Date(s):1920-1993
Call No:MSS 0430
Abstract:Reference and research files that Rita Katz Farrell compiled during her career as a critic, freelance writer, and teacher.
Creator:Bounds, Roland E.
Title:Roland Bounds science fiction periodical collection
Date(s):1926-2001
Call No:MSS 0504
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. He pursued graduate[...] studies in mineralogy and applied geology at the University of Delaware and Oklahoma State University. Bounds was equally known as a collector of science fiction, an interest he developed at age thirteen when he “discovered the large amount of material being published but not available in either the local county or school libraries.” Bounds concentrated on collecting vintage (pre-1965) paperbacks and pulp magazines (pre-1953). The Roland Bounds Science Fiction Periodicals Collection contains several hundred issues of science fiction and fantasy magazines dating from the 1920s to the 1990s, though Bounds made a special effort to collect vintage (pre-1953) issues. The 144 titles represented in this collection were published in America, with a few British and German exceptions (Perry Rhodan).
Creator:Coffey, Brian, 1905-1995
Title:Brian Coffey papers
Date(s):1917-1996
Call No:MSS 0382
Abstract:The Brian Coffey papers consist of personal and literary papers which document the life and career of the avant-garde Irish poet from 1917 to 1996.
Subjects:English poetry--Irish authors--20th century | Poets, Irish--20th century | Private presses--England--History--20th century | Poets | More Subjects
Creator:Woolf, Douglas, 1922-
Title:Douglas Woolf papers
Date(s):1922-1997
Call No:MSS 0429
Abstract:Novelist and short story writer Douglas Woolf was born on March 23, 1922 in New York City. Woolf’s stories began to appear in print during[...] the 1940s in such journals as Story, Prairie Schooner, The Span, and Western Review. He went on to publish a number of short stories and novels in addition to running Wolf Run Books, a combination publishing and book-selling firm. The Douglas Woolf papers comprises 21 linear feet of autograph and typescript drafts of Woolf’s novels, short stories, and poems; as well as the author’s personal papers, correspondence files, files related to Wolf Run Books, and printed material. The final segment of the collection is a group of papers related to Woolf’s second wife and literary executor, Sandra Braman. The papers document Douglas Woolf’s dedication to his writing and the sacrifices that that vocation entailed, both for himself and his family. The contents of the collection also clearly develop a picture of Woolf’s lifestyle. Woolf’s varied employment, his need for solitude, his isolation from established professional enterprises, his challenges with the publishing world, and his personality are all variously chronicled in these papers.
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings letters and poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1926-2001
Call No:MSS 0282
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 undated writing by Elizabeth Jennings consists of two autograph letters to Mr. C. S. A. Huggett; one autograph letter to her friend, Veronica [Wedgwood]; and eight autograph poems.
Creator:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-
Title:Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection
Date(s):1925-1997
Call No:MSS 0641
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection comprises 1 linear foot of material spanning the dates between 1925 and 1997 and includes correspondence to and from American poet Marianne[...] Moore, the majority of which was written to Phoenix Book Shop proprietor Robert A. Wilson; works by and about Moore; newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, broadsheets, and invitations documenting aspects of Moore’s career and public appearances; audio recordings; and realia.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors | Booksellers
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: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:Torch Club of Delaware
Title:Torch Club of Delaware records
Date(s):1930-2012
Call No:MSS 0522
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1930 to 2016, the Torch Club of Delaware records include administrative documents, financial records, monthly meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence and newspaper clippings documenting the social, intellectual,[...] and financial changes this civic club underwent throughout the twentieth century.
Subjects:Clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Men--Societies and clubs--History | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Hutchinson, Betty Lee
Title:Betty Lee Hutchinson papers
Date(s):1900-2012
Call No:MSS 0839
Abstract:Betty Lee Hutchinson, a Democrat and Newark City Council member (1977-1980 and 1984-1988) was born November 18, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Harry J. Truman, Sr. (1897-1965), and Merle Carte[...] Truman (1901-2001). The Betty Lee Hutchinson papers document the personal interests and civic activities of a woman with ties to Newark, Delaware, and the University of Delaware community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Political participation | Women--Delaware--History--21st century | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Williams, William H. (William Henry), 1936-2007
Title:William H. Williams papers
Date(s):1907-2006
Call No:MSS 0570
Abstract:The William H. Williams Papers, spanning the dates 1907-2006, comprise 11.6 linear feet of manuscripts, academic papers, correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and academic research relating to the areas of study[...] and publications of Williams, a prominent Delaware historian based in Sussex County, Delaware. The collection is divided into six series, with series III. through VI. corresponding to major subject areas studied by Williams.
Subjects:African Americans--History | Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Methodist Church--Delmarva Peninsula--History | Oral History--Delaware--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Johnson, Lucie Jenkins, 1927-2016
Title:Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection
Date(s):1904-2015
Call No:MSS 0794
Abstract:The Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection contains recipe booklets, periodicals, pamphlets, books, and recipe cards related to twentieth-century American foodways. The collection is a rich source of materials from[...] corporations, trade associations, and government agencies that highlight contemporary ideas about advertising, nutrition, and household technology.
Subjects:Food industry and trade | Convenience foods | Household appliances | Home Economics--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016
Title:Robert A. Wilson collection
Date(s):1906-2011
Call No:MSS 0481
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson collection comprises 9 linear feet of material related to 36 prominent literary figures, previously in the private collection of Robert A. Wilson, the final owner of[...] the Phoenix Book Shop, in New York City (1962-1988).
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Booksellers | More Subjects
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:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects
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:Hogan, Robert Goode, 1930-
Title:Archives of the Proscenium Press
Date(s):1904-1993
Call No:MSS 0313
Abstract:The Proscenium Press, founded by Robert Hogan in 1965, has the purpose, as stated in Article III of the Bylaws, is "to promote the dissemination of worthy works of literature[...] by the publication of books, pamphlets and magazines. The primary interest of the corporation is in dramatic art and in Irish literature, and the intention of the corporation is to publish new work by new writers and to republish neglected work by established writers." Proscenium Press was founded and operated as a small and non-profit business, with a typical printing of about 500 copies of most plays, which were nominally priced from $.50 to $2.50. Robert Goode Hogan, founder and general editor of the Proscenium Press, was born May 29, 1930, in Boonville, Missouri. The Proscenium Press Archive, acquired directly from Robert Hogan between 1975-1993, consists of thirteen linear feet of letters, photographs, financial papers, contracts, drawings, galley proofs, autograph and typescript drafts, books, theater programs, playscripts, poems, calendars, posters, clippings, microfilm, and catalogs. Spanning the dates 1904-1993 (bulk dates 1962-1993), the archive includes the files of Proscenium Press, as well as some of Robert Hogan's personal and professional papers, and a group of manuscripts written by Robert Hogan's wife, Mary Rose Callaghan.
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