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Creator:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware
Title:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records
Date(s):1893-2011
Call No:MSS 0260
Abstract:The New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records document the history, organization, and activities of this women's club, which began in 1893 as a reading club, but quickly developed into[...] an organization dedicated to promoting civic responsibility and social service in the Newark community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--19th century | Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--19th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Steele, Marion H. (Marion Harlan), 1904-1985
Title:Marion H. Steele papers
Date(s):1906-1999
Call No:MSS 0439
Abstract:The papers of Marion H. Steele, former managing editor of the Journal of Home Economics and University of Delaware graduate.
Subjects:Home Economics--United States--20th century | World War, 1939-1945--Economic Aspects--United States | Editors (assembling, revising)
Creator:Milford New Century Club
Title:Milford New Century Club records
Date(s):1900-2005
Call No:MSS 0542
Abstract:The Milford New Century Club records document the history of the club from its founding in 1898 and demonstrate the intellectual, social, and civic commitment of club members.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Milford (Del.)
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:Walsh, Grace Lloyd Collins
Title:Grace Lloyd Walsh papers
Date(s):1910-1992
Call No:MSS 0145
Abstract:The Grace Lloyd Walsh papers consist of approximately 1.5 linear feet of personal and business papers, a scrapbook, photographs, and ephemera documenting the personal and professional life of prominent Wilmington[...] businesswoman and freelance artist Grace Lloyd Collins Walsh (1896?–1992).
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945 | Theater | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Delaware
Creator:Garland, Bruce
Title:Bruce Garland collection of Thomas Wise material
Date(s):1897-2007
Call No:MSS 0646
Abstract:The Bruce Garland collection of Thomas Wise material comprises approximately 1.6 linear feet of material pertaining to English bibliographer, book collector, and forger Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937). Much of the[...] collection's material was compiled by English bibliographer and book collector John Carter (1905-1975), who co-authored with Graham Pollard (1903-1976) An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets (1934), which effectively outed Wise as a forger. The collection contains correspondence, including original correspondence of Wise's, manuscripts, page proofs, galley proofs, auction catalogs, clippings, scrapbooks, periodicals and articles, and ephemera.
Subjects:Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--19th century | Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--20th century | Bibliographers | Collectors | More Subjects
Creator:Owens family
Title:Frank E. and Anna Hayes Owens family papers
Date(s):1900-2011
Call No:MSS 0680
Abstract:The Frank E. and Anna Hayes Owens family papers comprises 14.3 linear feet of materials, spanning the dates between 1900 and 2011, and includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, travel brochures, reel-to-reel[...] tapes, magazines, fanzines, and other materials documenting intergenerational American family life in Delaware.
Subjects:Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | School integration--Delaware--History--20th century | Radio programs--United States--History--20th century | Jazz audiences--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Perry, Warner
Title:Warner Perry papers
Date(s):1900-1997
Call No:MSS 0613
Abstract:The Warner Perry papers include personal records related to Perry’s life and many hobbies. The major subjects of the collection are Perry’s magic documents, his personal papers, financial information, written[...] works, invention designs, and family photographs.
Subjects:Magic--United States--History--20th century | Magicians--United States--History--20th century | Magic tricks--History--20th century | Inventors--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
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: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: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: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.
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: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:Lieberman, J. Ben
Title:J. Ben Lieberman papers
Date(s):1902-1997
Call No:MSS 0516
Abstract:Educator, editor, author, amateur printer, and proponent of the private press, J. Ben Lieberman is widely regarded as the father of the twentieth-century chappel movement in the United States. [...] The J. Ben Lieberman Papers reflect some of the accomplishments of J. Ben Lieberman and his wife Elizabeth Koller Lieberman.
Subjects:Private Presses--United States--History--20th century | Printing--United States--History--20th century | Type and type-founding--History--20th century | Printers | More Subjects
Creator:Pettigrew, L. Eudora
Title:L. Eudora Pettigrew papers
Date(s):1900-2013
Call No:MSS 0773
Abstract:The L. Eudora Pettigrew papers document the academic and professional career of Dr. L. Eudora Pettigrew (b. 1928), the first African American to hold a position in central administration at[...] the University of Delaware and the first black female president of the SUNY system. The collection chronicles over sixty years of her life as a student, educator, administrator, and global emissary. Spanning the dates 1900 to 2012, the collection also offers insight into the lives of three generations of Pettigrew's family, for whom education and scholarship were clearly valued.
Subjects:Women educators--United States | Women in education--History--20th century | African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | More Subjects
Creator:Carr, Virginia Spencer
Title:Virginia Spencer Carr papers
Date(s):1911-2004
Call No:MSS 0527
Abstract:The Virginia Spencer Carr Papers comprises three groups of materials: I. Papers related to Tennessee Williams, ca. 1911-1996, II. Papers related to Paul Bowles, ca. 1911-2004, III. Personal papers, ca.[...] 1945-2002. The bulk of the material is research, correspondence, manuscripts, and publisher's proofs toward her biography of Paul Bowles.
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
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