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Creator:Anderson, John, 1915-1997
Title:John Anderson papers
Date(s):1948-1994
Call No:MSS 0312
Abstract:The John Anderson papers contains materials relating to twentieth century American book designer, typographer and printer John Anderson.
Subjects:Printing--United States--History--20th century | Engraving | Book design--United States--History--20th century | Printers (people)
Creator:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W. D. Snodgrass papers; The Fuehrer Bunker research library
Date(s):1939-1990
Call No:MSS 0274
Abstract:Annotated books used by Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet W. D. Snodgrass for his 1977 The Fuehrer Bunker: A Cycle of Poems in Progress and his 1995 The Fuehrer Bunker: the[...] Complete Cycle.
Creator:Symons, Julian, 1912-1994
Title:Julian Symons papers
Date(s):1944-1994
Call No:MSS 0204
Abstract:British poet, novelist, historian, and critic Julian Symons was born on May 30, 1912, in London, England. The Julian Symons papers consist of more than 400 manuscripts written by Julian[...] Symons and over 200 letters addressed to Symons (3 linear feet). Most of the collection relates to his work in the field of crime literature. Many of the manuscripts are autograph drafts of book reviews; however, also present are reviews of movies, television and radio programs, and theater productions; short stories; essays; poetry; material toward books and lectures; and correspondence. In addition to autograph drafts, the collection includes galley proofs, flyers, magazines, clippings, books, letters, and typescript drafts.
Creator:Nelson, David M., 1920-1991
Title:David M. Nelson papers
Date(s):1936-1991
Call No:MSS 0328
Abstract:Renowned football rules authority and former University of Delaware coach and administrator, David Moir Nelson was born April 29, 1920, in Detroit, Michigan. During Nelson's forty years at the University[...] of Delaware, the athletic program was strengthened and expanded (particularly the women's athletic program) and a 75-acre intercollegiate athletics complex was created. Above all else, Nelson was a nationally recognized expert on intercollegiate football rules, serving on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Rules Committee for 35 years and as the committee's Secretary-Editor from 1962 until his death in 1991. His term as Secretary-Editor was the longest tenure in Rules Committee history. The David M. Nelson papers extend over 42 linear feet of material and are composed of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, minutes, manuals, programs, magazines, books, media guides, annual reports, articles, dockets, posters, pamphlets, a diary, motion pictures, video cassettes, drafts (preliminary versions), speeches, surveys, diagrams, certificates, interviews, bulletins, notes, newsletters, proceedings, resumes, and a logbook. These papers document Nelson's high school and collegiate experience, his service in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II, his coaching and administrative career, and his extensive service to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and related organizations.
Creator:Field, Edward, 1924-
Title:Edward Field Alfred Chester archives
Date(s):1950-1994
Call No:MSS 0340
Abstract:American author Alfred Chester was born in Brooklyn on September 7, 1928. Chester won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1957, and his short stories were chosen for inclusion in Prize Stories[...] 1956: The O. Henry Awards and The Best American Short Stories of 1957. American poet and editor Edward Field was born in Brooklyn on June 7, 1924. Besides becoming an accomplished poet, Field has also edited anthologies of poetry and produced the narration for the documentary film To Be Alive, which won an Academy Award in 1965. Another of his literary endeavors has been to champion his friend Alfred Chester's works for reprint and to revive Chester's literary reputation. The Edward Field Alfred Chester Archives consists of four linear feet of correspondence, printed material, photos, paintings, and realia related to American author Alfred Chester collected by Field. The collection is divided into four series: correspondence, biographical material, works by Chester, and literary revival by Edward Field.
Creator:Field, Edward, 1924-
Title:Edward Field papers
Date(s):1943-1994
Call No:MSS 0363
Abstract:American poet and editor Edward Field was born in Brooklyn on June 7, 1924. Besides becoming an accomplished poet, Field has also edited anthologies of poetry and produced the narration[...] for the documentary film To Be Alive, which won an Academy Award in 1965. The Edward Field Papers consist of twenty-one linear feet of Field's personal and literary papers which document his life and writing career from 1943-1994. The papers contain correspondence, photographs and negatives, poems, prose, book reviews, clippings, posters, programs, financial papers, address books, calendars, interviews, books, magazines and journals, flyers, plays, and ephemera. Although the majority of the collection records Field's work as a poet, his papers document all aspects of Field's writing, including his work as an editor, essayist, translator, narrator, collaborator on popular novels, and as a journal keeper.
Creator:Herlihy III, Thomas
Title:Pearl Herlihy Daniels map collection papers
Date(s):1938-1993
Call No:MSS 0400
Abstract:Pearl Herlihy Daniels (1910-1994) was born Pearl Glenn in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1949, she was appointed to a committee to modernize Wilmington’s city charter and[...] in the 1950s, she chaired Delaware’s State Labor Commission, which later became the State Labor Department. In the latter post, she fought to improve the working conditions of migrant laborers. Daniels was also an activist at the state level for stronger narcotics laws. On the national front, she was mainly involved in issues related to children. She was later appointed to national commissions by Preisdents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. Besides her many political interests, Pearl Herlihy Daniels was also an avid collector of maps of Delaware and the surrounding region. The Pearl Herlihy Daniel map collection papers contain her correspondence with map dealers, other map collectors, and scholars as well as the catalogs she created to organize her collection. They also document Daniels’s research interests. Daniels lectured on both the early cartography of the Delaware region and on map collecting as a hobby. Her papers include her research notes, clippings from newspapers and magazines, manuscripts of her presentations and writings, and slides and copy photographs that she used in her talks and for publication.
Creator:Hoyt, Nancy
Title:Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection
Date(s):1943-1994
Call No:MSS 0486
Abstract:The American composer and author Paul Frederic Bowles was born in New York City on December 30, 1910. Back in New York in 1930, he[...] studied composition with Aaron Copland, whom he also accompanied to Yaddo in Sarasota Springs, New York, and Paris, Berlin, and Tangier. His successful career as a composer took off in the Depression with work for the Federal Theater Project (including music for Orson Welles’s Horse Eats Hat) and the Federal Music Project. Bowles became one of the preeminent composers of American theater music, producing works for William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, and others. In 1938, Paul Bowles married the aspiring writer Jane Auer, who shortly achieved critical acclaim for her first novel, Two Serious Ladies (1943). Inspired by his wife’s success and her dedication to writing, Bowles began his own career as an author, eventually surpassing his already successful reputation as a composer. The San Francisco bibliophile and collector Nancy Hoyt built a comprehensive collection of the works of Jane and Paul Bowles, including variant and later editions of most titles, anthology and periodical appearances, translations, printed music, and audio recordings. The Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles Collection contains .6 linear feet of correspondence, periodicals, journals, printed works, phonographs, news clippings, and ephemera. The archive comprises the miscellaney of Hoyt’s extensive Bowles collection and represents a cross section of Bowles’s activities as a writer, contributor, and editor for periodicals and literary journals, primarily during the 1950s-1970s.
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:Peter Owen (Firm)
Title:Peter Owen publishing records
Date(s):1951-1995
Call No:MSS 0571
Abstract:Peter Owen publishing records is the publisher’s archive (1950s-1995) of an independent British firm renowned for its international list of major authors and avant garde works. The bulk of the[...] collection consists of the production files of selected works, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s, including edited typescripts, proofs, and other materials documenting the process of turning an author’s manuscript into a finished book.
Subjects:Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--History--20th century | Publishers | Editors (assembling, revising) | Translators
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:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Helga Einsele
Date(s):1951-1992
Call No:MSS 0655
Abstract:Award-winning American author, educator, and political activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was a prominent member of the American expatriate modernist circle of the 1920s and 1930s. Boyle's later years are characterized[...] by her extensive political activism. The Kay Boyle letters to Helga Einsele document Boyle's decades-long friendship with criminologist and prison reformer Helga Einsele (1910-2005). The collection comprises letters from Boyle and their enclosures, drafts of Einsele's replies, photographs of Boyle, as well as clippings of articles honoring Boyle at the end of her life and after her death.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Human rights workers--Correspondence | Pacifists--Correspondence | Criminologists--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Holzapfel, Rudi, 1938-
Title:Rudi Holzapfel papers
Date(s):1953-1990
Call No:MSS 0245
Abstract:The Irish poet Rudolph Patrick Holzapfel was born in Paris, France, on December 11, 1938. Holzapfel has published with the Irish authors Brendan Kennelly, Oliver Snoddy, and John Farrell, and[...] his work has been anthologized in the Penguin Book of Irish Verse and Modern Irish Poets. The Rudi Holzapfel papers consist of approximately 40 poetry and prose manuscripts, most of which contain numerous autograph corrections and additions. Also included are approximately 30 miscellaneous personal items, including promotional material relating to his 1985-86 tour of the United States, material relating to his position as an English teacher in Germany, drafts of letters, photographs, and a personal notebook.
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: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.
Creator:Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977
Title:Louis Untermeyer correspondence with John D. Weaver
Date(s):1938-1995
Call No:MSS 0441
Abstract:ouis Untermeyer (1885–1977) was an American author, anthologist, and editor. Over the course of his long career, Untermeyer published over a hundred books of prose[...] and poetry. He is particularly noted for his influential poetry anthologies which early promoted the work of poets like Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, and Ezra Pound. The Louis Untermeyer - John D. Weaver Collection spans the years 1938 (the year of the initial meeting of Untermeyer and Weaver) through 1995. The bulk of the collection is concentrated in the period 1939 through 1977, the year of Untermeyer’s death. The collection consists largely of letters, together with clippings, manuscripts and letters with other correspondents exchanged by Untermeyer and Weaver. Taken together, the material thoroughly documents the forty years friendship between the two writers.
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:Coffey, Brian, 1905-1995
Title:Brian Coffey papers
Date(s):1917-1996
Call No:MSS 0382
Abstract:The Brian Coffey papers consist of personal and literary papers which document the life and career of the avant-garde Irish poet from 1917 to 1996.
Subjects:English poetry--Irish authors--20th century | Poets, Irish--20th century | Private presses--England--History--20th century | Poets | More Subjects
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
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