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Creator:League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware
Title:Archive of the League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware
Date(s):1949-1998
Call No:MSS 0448
Abstract:The League of Women Voters of Greater Newark (LWVGN) was established in Newark, Delaware, in 1952 as the local branch of the national, non-partisan women's organization which promotes citizen education[...] and encourages participation in government. This archive, spanning the dates 1949-1998, highlights local and national issues, as well as providing information about the organization itself.
Subjects:Women--Suffrage--United States--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government--1775-1865 | Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Political participation | 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: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: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:Lincoln Club of Delaware
Title:Lincoln Club of Delaware records
Date(s):1944-2005
Call No:MSS 0568
Abstract:The Lincoln Club of Delaware began on February 12, 1929 when a group of forty-six admirers of Abraham Lincoln met at the Wilmington Country Club[...] for an informal dinner-meeting. At the first meeting it was decided to make the dinner-meeting an annual event in commemoration of the anniversary of the birth of Lincoln. Each year a prominent speaker addressed the group on some aspect of Lincoln’s life, and, at the conclusion of the dinner, one of those present was assigned the duty of arranging the next year’s dinner. The cost of the dinner was defrayed by the attendees, and there were no dues or formal organization. In 1941 the Lincoln Club formally organized itself and elected a board of directors. A 1945 revision to the original constitution formally named the club “The Lincoln Club of Delaware” and stated that the objectives of the Club were “to promote a better understanding of the ideals and achievements of Abraham Lincoln.” The Lincoln Club of Delaware Records contains the club records and publications of the Lincoln Club from 1944 to 2005, with bulk dates of 1970–2004. Comprising twelve linear feet, the archive includes minutes, financial papers, publications, agenda, reports, invitations, programs, membership lists, clippings and other material related to the Club’s activities and to Abraham Lincoln. In addition, the collection contains material publicizing the Lincoln Collection and its special exhibits and events, as well as the files of John Clayton, University of Delaware liaison to the Lincoln Club.
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman - Arthur Miller collection
Date(s):1945-2002
Call No:MSS 0484
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman - Arthur Miller Collection spans the dates between 1945 and 2002 and comprises 2.3 linear feet of playscripts, screenplays, photographs, correspondence, financial documents, posters, flyers, periodicals, journals,[...] theater programs, news clippings, and ephemera related to the American playwright and author Arthur Miller.
Subjects:American drama--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:University of Georgia. Press
Title:University of Georgia Press collection
Date(s):1934-1999
Call No:MSS 0501
Abstract:This collection of items from University of Georgia Press, the oldest and largest publication house in the state, consists of trade materials published between 1934 and 1999 that were used[...] by the press at its publication office.
Subjects:Book design--History--20th century | Book ornamentation--History--20th century | Foil stamping--History--20th century | Type and type-founding--History--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:Schleuning, Neala
Title:Neala Schleuning - Meridel Le Sueur collection
Date(s):1930-2004
Call No:MSS 0488
Abstract:This collection contains material from Neala Schleuning's research and archival collection, most of which was used toward her 1978 dissertation and subsequent book on the American writer Meridel Le Sueur.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Feminism--United States--History--20th century | Socialism--United States--History--20th century | Blacklisting of authors--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jackson, Fleda Brown, 1944-
Title:Fleda Brown papers
Date(s):1950-2014
Call No:MSS 0800
Abstract:Fleda Brown (born 1944) is an American poet, scholar, and educator, and was poet laureate for the state of Delaware from 2001-2007. The Fleda Brown papers, spanning circa 1950-2014 (bulk[...] 1963-2014), comprise early works, poem drafts and notes, journals, correspondence, and materials related to Brown's professional life as a poet and professor of English at the University of Delaware.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | American poetry 21st century | Poets, American--20th century | Poets, American--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Voshell, Robert J.
Title:Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks
Date(s):1925-2004
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0119
Abstract:Delaware native Robert J. Voshell spent his career working for the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles and served as a State Senator representing the Milford area from 1993-1998. The Robert[...] J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks contains 17 volumes and 2 albums of flyers, clippings, bumper stickers, newsletters, brochures, posters and other ephemeral material pertaining to local, state and federal elections, Delaware government and politics.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Postcards--Delaware | Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | 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:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-
Title:Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection
Date(s):1925-1997
Call No:MSS 0641
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection comprises 1 linear foot of material spanning the dates between 1925 and 1997 and includes correspondence to and from American poet Marianne[...] Moore, the majority of which was written to Phoenix Book Shop proprietor Robert A. Wilson; works by and about Moore; newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, broadsheets, and invitations documenting aspects of Moore’s career and public appearances; audio recordings; and realia.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors | Booksellers
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Classics Illustrated collection
Date(s):1942-1998
Call No:MSS 0647
Abstract:The Classics Illustrated collection is a collection of comic books from four versions of the Classics Illustratedseries. Classics Illustrated published adaptations of the classics of literature in comic book format,[...] with the intention of introducing literature to younger readers. The bulk of the collection comprises 79 issues from the original Classics Illustrated series, which was created by Albert Lewis Kanter and published by Gilberton Company from 1941 to 1971. There are also: 22 issues from the Classics Illustrated Junior Series, which adapted fairy tales and fables for a younger audience from 1953 to 1969; three issues of First Comics’s version of Classics Illustrated, which published entirely new adaptations of classic literature from 1990 to 1991; and 48 issues of Acclaim Books’ Classics Illustrated Study Guides, which reprinted issues from the original Classics Illustrated series in a study guide format similar to CliffsNotes from 1996-1998.
Subjects:Comic books, strips, etc | Literature--Adaptations
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: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: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.
Creator:Woolf, Douglas, 1922-
Title:Douglas Woolf papers
Date(s):1922-1997
Call No:MSS 0429
Abstract:Novelist and short story writer Douglas Woolf was born on March 23, 1922 in New York City. Woolf’s stories began to appear in print during[...] the 1940s in such journals as Story, Prairie Schooner, The Span, and Western Review. He went on to publish a number of short stories and novels in addition to running Wolf Run Books, a combination publishing and book-selling firm. The Douglas Woolf papers comprises 21 linear feet of autograph and typescript drafts of Woolf’s novels, short stories, and poems; as well as the author’s personal papers, correspondence files, files related to Wolf Run Books, and printed material. The final segment of the collection is a group of papers related to Woolf’s second wife and literary executor, Sandra Braman. The papers document Douglas Woolf’s dedication to his writing and the sacrifices that that vocation entailed, both for himself and his family. The contents of the collection also clearly develop a picture of Woolf’s lifestyle. Woolf’s varied employment, his need for solitude, his isolation from established professional enterprises, his challenges with the publishing world, and his personality are all variously chronicled in these papers.
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