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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:Heck, Richard F.
Title:Richard F. Heck papers
Date(s):1931-2012
Call No:MSS 0882
Abstract:Richard F. Heck (1931-2015), namesake of the Heck Reaction, was an American chemist awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with palladium to catalyze organic chemical reactions.[...] The Richard F. Heck papers, 1931-2012, comprise personal documents, photographs, professional honors and citations, publications, and material related to his 2010 Nobel Prize, including his Nobel diploma and a doctoral hat from Uppsala University (2011).
Subjects:Chemical industry--History--20th century | Chemists (scientists) | Nobel Prize winners
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:MacArtor, June D.
Title:June D. MacArtor papers
Date(s):1934-2015
Call No:MSS 0886
Abstract:June D. MacArtor (1930-2013) was one of the first twenty-five women admitted to the Delaware bar, later on serving the Attorney General of Delaware's Department of Natural Resources. MacArtor's primary[...] role was to establish a body of environmental case law used for the state of Delaware. The collection, which spans 1934-2015 reflects MacArtor's many positions within the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Delaware Division of Air and Waste Management, and the New Castle County Planning Board.
Subjects:Conservation of natural resources--Delaware | Political participation | Water-supply--Delaware--History--20th century | Watershed management | 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:Thompson, William G., 1922-2009
Title:William G. Thompson Briarwood Writers' Alliance correspondence and publicity records
Date(s):1964-2007
Call No:MSS 0671
Abstract:William G. Thompson as President of the Briarwood Writers' Alliance, Inc., represented more than 150 writers, poets, and performers by booking lectures and readings at educational institutions, literary gatherings, and[...] community events.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--21st century--Correspondence | Literary agents--United States--20th century--Correspondence | Literary agents--United States--21st century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Mullen, Shaun D., 1947-
Title:Shaun D. Mullen journalism papers
Date(s):1964-2014
Call No:MSS 0653
Abstract:The Shaun D. Mullen journalism papers is a personally selected collection of articles, editorials, and features from the author's writing career, primarily at the Philadelphia Daily News. In addition to[...] some personal miscellany ranging from press passes to a t-shirt and political buttons, the collection also includes selected blog entries from Mullen's weblog, Kiko's House. Mullen's features and editorials included "The Six Hundred and Thirty: Stories of Philadelphia's Vietnam War Dead," the nationally syndicated "Simpson File" from columns about the O.J. Simpson trial, a year-long column written under the pen name of Millennium Man, and the issue of terrorism after the events of 9/11/2001.
Subjects:Blogs | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--Pennsylvania | Journalists
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman Woody Allen collection
Date(s):1966-1995
Call No:MSS 0551
Abstract:Richard Hoffman, the Brooklyn-based theater collector and book dealer, built a number of literary collections around American playwrights over a period of many years. [...] Richard Hoffman’s interest in collecting first editions led to his career as an antiquarian book dealer. Award-winning American film writer and director Woody Allen has starred in many of the films he has written. By age nineteen, he was writing scripts for television shows. He was also writing plays and short stories, several of which appeared in The New Yorker. In 1960 he launched a career as a stand-up comedian and began writing for television’s Candid Camera. The production of Annie Hall (1977) marked the beginning a period of critically acclaimed and financially successful films for Allen. The Richard Hoffman Woody Allen Collection spans the dates 1966-1995 and comprises 1.3 linear ft. of autograph, printed, and audio material. The collection reflects Richard Hoffman’s interest in the work of American playwright and film maker Woody Allen. Series include: I. Material related to plays or screenplays written by Woody Allen, 1966-1995, II. Letters written by Allen, 1998, III. Phonograph recordings of performances by Woody Allen, 1972-1979, IV. Photographs of Woody Allen, [1970s], V. Printed material related to Woody Allen, 1969-1995.
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: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
Creator:Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
Title:William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Date(s):1844-2005
Call No:MSS 0638
Abstract:The William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood comprises 10.5 linear feet of material plus oversize items dating from 1844 to 2005 and includes extensive[...] bibliographic information relating to the works of Charles Dickens and specifically to the author's final novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870), which was unfinished at the time of his death. The collection, which illuminates Oliver's activities as a collector and bibliographer, includes publications that printed original versions of the storyline, as well as various derivative works based on the novel; extensive bibliographies of editions of Dickens's works and scholarly work on Dickensiana, with a focus on Edwin Drood; and travel information and souvenirs from Dickens-related landmarks and events.
Subjects:English literature--History and criticism | Novelists, English--19th century | Book collecting | Book collectors | More Subjects
Creator:Stewart, Richard H.
Title:Richard H. Stewart collection of Abraham Lincoln material
Date(s):1861-2009
Call No:MSS 0694
Abstract:The Richard H. Stewart collection of Abraham Lincoln material comprises artifacts, prints, postcards, stamps, coins, clippings, publications, notes and research, and an 1861 appointment signed by Lincoln. The collection documents[...] the nation’s mourning of Lincoln through contemporary and commemorative ephemera, artifacts, and prints and reflects the collecting and research pursuits of native Delawarean, University of Delaware alumnus, and DuPont executive Richard H. Stewart (1936-2013).
Subjects:Presidents--United States--History--19th century | Assassins--United States--History--19th century | Collectors | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Pearson, Jr., G. Burton, 1905-1999
Title:G. Burton Pearson, Jr. papers
Date(s):1840-1999
Call No:MSS 0432
Abstract:George Burton Pearson, Jr., (1905-1999), born in Middletown, Delaware, was a Delaware lawyer, judge, and banker. Pearson worked in the Wilmington law firm of Hugh[...] M. Morris. Pearson left private legal practice in 1939 to serve as Delaware’s first statutory Vice Chancellor. Burton Pearson was elected President of the Delaware State Bar Association in 1950, serving until 1952. In 1951, he joined the Board of Trustees of the University of Delaware. He was a founding member and president of the Unidel Foundation, Inc., which supports many academic departments at the University by providing research funds for students. The G. Burton Pearson, Jr. Papers include personal correspondence, papers, and photographs from his birth in 1905 until shortly before his death in 1999. The Pearson papers also contain correspondence, papers, and photographs from some of Burton Pearson’s ancestors, dating from about 1840 to the 1950s. The collection has been arranged in two series: I. George Burton Pearson, Jr.’s papers; and II. Pearson family papers, which contains the papers of relatives from the Pearson, Cochran, Warren, and Hardcastle families. Family photographs and correspondence between Pearson, his parents, and his aunt, Oka Cochran Warren, between about 1880 and 1950, form the bulk of the collection.
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:Lincoln Club of Delaware
Title:Abraham Lincoln collection
Date(s):1841-1996
Call No:MSS 0521
Abstract:The Abraham Lincoln collection comprises a variety of Lincolniana - including Civil War era newspapers, art work, sheet music, and realia - collected and assembled by the Lincoln Club of[...] Delaware.
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Subjects:Presidents--United States--History--19th century | Assassins--United States--History--19th century | Presidents
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Delaware postcard collection
Date(s):1881-2014
Call No:PPI 0100
Abstract:The Delaware postcard collection houses examples of many of the different types of postcards produced from the late nineteenth century to the modern era, including real photo postcards, linen postcards,[...] and photochrome or chrome postcards. It also serves as a visual record of the historic and geographic changes in Delaware over this time period.
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Subjects:Postcards--Delaware | Postcards--Middle Atlantic States | Architecture--Delaware--History--19th century | Architecture--Delaware--History--20th century | 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:Miller, Dorothy P.
Title:Dorothy Miller papers
Date(s):1965-2006
Call No:MSS 0875
Abstract:Dorothy Miller (1931-2016) was an analytical chemist at DuPont who became vocal against the company's acquisition of White Clay Creek land with the intent of building a dam. With concerns[...] that the existing water supply in Delaware would not be suffcicient for the expansion of two DuPont production plants in Wilmington, the White Clay Creek Dam, which would have flooded 1,160 acres, was slated to suplly 71 million gallons of water a day. After the dam's failure, Miller continued to be active in the community, working with environmental groups throughout Newark, Delaware on issues related to urban development and transportation infrastructure. The collection, which spans from 1965-2010, documents community efforts led by Miller to preserve the White Clay Creek Watershed and her further work on water resources, residential/commercial and transportation projects throughout Newark, Delaware.
Subjects:Community Life--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Conservation of natural resources--Delaware | Economic development | Transportation | More Subjects
Creator:Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995
Title:Frank W. Tober papers
Date(s):1791-1995
Call No:MSS 0602
Abstract:The Frank W. Tober papers comprise letters, postcards, photographs, pamphlets, magazines, newspaper clippings, newsletters, printing ephemera, invoices, notebooks, woodblocks, prints, coins, sculpture, and other realia. A major portion of the[...] papers relate to Tober's collections and collecting activities. Tober was a chemical engineer with a substantial personal interest in the study of rare books, printing, Napoleon and the French Revolution, and, in particular, literary forgery.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century | Book collectors--History--20th century | France--History--Revolution, 1789-1799 | Appraisals (records) | More Subjects