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Creator:Evans, Abbie Huston
Title:Abbie Huston Evans papers
Date(s):1960-1968
Call No:MSS 0098, F0158
Abstract:The papers consist of a greeting card, a Delaware poetry day dinner program, two poems, "Alive This Night" and "Martian Landscape" (initialed and dated), and newspaper clippings related to Abbie[...] Huston Evans, a poet, born in New England, who later worked and taught in Philadelphia.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Hastings, Daniel Oren, 1874-1966
Title:Daniel O. Hastings speech
Date(s):1963
Call No:MSS 0098, F0009
Abstract:Typescript of a speech delivered by former U. S. Senator Daniel Hastings (R-Delaware) to the Wilmington Club at its one hundred eight annual meeting, celebrating the life of attorney William[...] S. Hilles.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
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: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