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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 theOutlaw Bibleseries andDavka: Jewish Cultural Revolution, an extensive collection of notebooks with draft and unpublished poems, and a large collection of original artwork.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: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: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: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: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:Bailey, Jeffrey
Title:Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers
Date(s):1942-2006
Call No:MSS 0670
Abstract:The Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers is a combination of correspondence and personal papers originated by American author and actor James Leo Herlihy and literary papers belonging[...] to Herlihy’s long-time friend and literary executor, American author Jeffrey Bailey.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Artists--United States--20th century | Dramatists, American--20th century | Actors--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Mast, Charles
Title:Charles Mast collection of film and performing arts programs, publications, and ephemera
Date(s):1940-2013
Call No:MSS 0760
Abstract:The Charles Mast collection of film and performing arts programs, publications, and ephemera offers rich visual and informational resources relating to the history of film and theater and also documents[...] live performance events in greater Delaware area for over six decades. The collection comprises 6.5 linear feet of materials, spanning the dates between 1940 and 2013, and includes books, theater programs, concert programs, lobby cards, posters, ticket stubs, and ephemera.
Subjects:Motion picture programs | Motion picture theaters | Motion pictures--United States--History--20th century | Motion picture actors and actresses--United States--Biography | More Subjects
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:Bissinger, Karl
Title:Karl Bissinger papers
Date(s):1935-2008
Call No:MSS 0682
Abstract:The papers of American photojournalist, restaurateur, and peace activist Karl Bissinger (1914-2008) encompass nearly seventy years of professional activity. This collection not only provides abundant documentation of Bissinger's careers in[...] photography and social activism, but also offers rich visual resources for the history of photography in post-World War II America.
Subjects:Photography--United States--History--20th century | Peace movements--United States--History--20th century | Portraits--20th century | Travel photography--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Kaufman, Marie Jucht
Title:Marie Jucht Kaufman papers
Date(s):1938-2013
Call No:MSS 0734
Abstract:Marie Jucht Kaufman (1930-1994) documented her survival of the Holocaust through letters written to her son, American writer and artist Alan Kaufman, between 1993 and 1994. The collection also includes[...] photographs of the Jucht family during and after World War II, as well as photocopies of Marie Kaufman's naturalization documents from France, Venezuela, and the United States.
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Subjects:Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--France | World War, 1939-1945 | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Italy
Creator:Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur), 1916-2011
Title:Russell W. Peterson papers
Date(s):1953-2010
Call No:MSS 0745
Abstract:Russell W. Peterson (b. 1916), served as Governor of Delaware from 1969 to 1973. The Russell W. Peterson papers span the dates 1953-2010, with the bulk of[...] the material dating 1970-2010. Records include correspondence, speeches, personal notes, press clippings, schedules, calendars, personal planners, informational materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials. The collection consists of approximately 7.3 linear feet of paper records.
Subjects:Environmental policy--Delaware--History--20th century | Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Delaware--History--20th century | Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Social justice--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Furnival, John, 1933-
Title:John Furnival papers
Date(s):1941-2016
Call No:MSS 0746
Abstract:John Furnival (born 1933) is a British visual artist whose work is associated with the Concrete Poetry, Mail Art, and Fluxus movements, as well as with the American Beats. In[...] 1964, Furnival, along with Dom Sylvester Houédard, founded Openings Press, a small Gloucestershire press dedicated to publishing concrete poetry and similar work. The John Furnival papers encompass nearly fifty years of the artist’s personal and professional activity and document his involvement with the International Concrete Poetry and Mail Art movements through correspondence, publications, broadsides, and posters.
Subjects:Concrete poetry | Experimental poetry, English | Printing | Printing presses in art | More Subjects
Creator:Harris, Martha
Title:Martha Harris journals and correspondence
Date(s):1945-2011
Call No:MSS 0755
Abstract:This collection comprises Martha Harris's personal journals and correspondence, which provide a comprehensive narrative of the daily life of a single mother, struggling author, and member of the Socialist Workers[...] Party in the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century.
Subjects:Political activists--United States
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.
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.
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