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Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Archives of Georgetown, Delaware, businesses
Date(s):1893-1991
Call No:MSS 0480
Abstract:The Archives of Georgetown, Delaware, businesses is the gift of Milt Chaski, Jr., who acquired the material in one "odd lot" at an auction sale. The collection consists primarily of[...] materials related to three prominent businesses that were active in Georgetown, Delaware, at the turn of and into the mid-twentieth century: J.W. Blizzard, Layton & Layton, and the Georgetown Gas Company.
Subjects:Merchants--United States--History--19th century | Merchants--United States--History--20th century | Marketing--United States--History--19th century | Marketing--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Woman's Club of Claymont (Del.)
Title:Woman's Club of Claymont (Del.) records
Date(s):1920-2002
Call No:MSS 0532
Abstract:The Woman's Club of Claymont (Del.), records, spanning the dates 1920-2002, and detail the social and civic life of this women's club located in Claymont, Delaware.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Voluntarism--Delaware--History--20th century | Claymont (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995
Title:Frank W. Tober collection on literary forgery
Date(s):1801-1994
Call No:MSS 0601
Abstract:The Frank W. Tober collection on literary forgery comprises letters, books, pamphlets, journals and journal articles, newspaper clippings, auction and exhibition catalogs, and other ephemera related to literary forgery. While[...] Tober collected specimens of a variety of manuscript and printed forgeries, he was most interested in the literary forgeries of Thomas J. Wise and H. Buxton Forman.
Subjects:Literary forgeries and mystifications | Literary forgeries and mystifications--Exhibitions | Literary forgeries and mystifications--Specimens | Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--19th 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