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Creator:Friends' Social Lyceum (Wilmington, Del.)
Title:Excursion of the Friends' Social Lyceum of Wilmington to Elysian Fields
Date(s):1870
Call No:MSS 0098, F0020
Abstract:Printed brochure describing the program and travel arrangements for the literary society's group trip to a local grove, Elysian Fields, on June 4, 1870.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Mangino, Jayne
Title:Jayne Mangino ephemera collection
Date(s):1974-2009
Call No:MSS 0099, F0924
Abstract:This small collection of three items documents New York photographer Jayne Mangino's passion for photography.
Subjects:Photography--United States--History--20th century | Photography--United States--History--21th century | Photographers
Creator:Dodd, Mead & Company
Title:Dodd Mead & Company ephemera
Date(s):1912-1942
Call No:MSS 0099, F0998
Abstract:Dodd Mead & Company ephemera consists of samples of bookplates, bookmarks, a postcard, an autograph note, and brochures created to advertise books published by Dodd Mead, F. A. Stokes Co.,[...] and the Globe-Wernicke Co. (bookcases). The nine items range in dates from 1912-1942.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection
Date(s):1818-1973
Call No:MSS 0574
Abstract:This Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection includes articles and full page sheets clipped and saved from nineteenth- and twentieth-century published newspapers and periodicals (bulk dates 1950-1969). Housed in 17 folders[...] and one scrapbook, the articles focus on historic structures and locations in Delaware, local politics and people, the Delaware River, transportation, and extreme weather.
Subjects:Historic preservation--Delaware--History--20th century | Politicians--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Jones, Thomas F., Sr.
Title:Thomas F. Jones, Sr., papers regarding the Civilian Conservation Corps and Pearl Harbor
Date(s):1937-1946
Call No:MSS 0651
Abstract:This collection consists of photograph albums, training manuals, documents, and artifacts related to Thomas F. Jones, Sr.'s service in the Civilian Conservation Corps and later as a solider in the[...] United States Army Coast Artillery stationed in Hawaii during and after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Subjects:Artillery, Coast--United States--History--20th century | Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 | World War, 1939-1945--Hawaii | World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American | More Subjects
Creator:White, Willard M. (Melvin)
Title:Reverend Willard M. White scrapbooks
Date(s):1919-1988
Call No:MSS 0576
Abstract:The scrapbook collection of Reverend Willard M. White, Delaware-born Methodist minister, spans nearly seventy years and includes ten scrapbooks relating to White’s education at the Westminster (later Wesley) Theological Seminary,[...] work with Christian youth clubs and camps during the 1930s, and service to several Methodist Protestant and United Methodist churches in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Subjects:Church camps--Maryland--Methodist Church--History--20th century | Methodist Church--Clergy--20th century | Clergy | Cumberland (Md.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Frear, J. Allen, Jr.
Title:Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers
Date(s):1917-1963
Call No:MSS 0315
Abstract:J. Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) was a politician from Dover, Delaware (Kent County). A member of the Democratic Party, Frear served two terms as U.S. Senator from Delaware. The Senator[...] J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers are primarily those of his congressional career, when he represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1949 to 1960, though the collection also includes personal material from pre- and post-Congressional periods. The collection dates from 1917 to 1963, with bulk of the material dating from 1949 to 1961. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, legislation, speeches, clippings, photographs, and audio-visual material. Personal material includes correspondence, class notes, travel brochures and post cards, and memorabilia.
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Subjects:Legislation | Legislators--United States--Biography | Senators | Politicians | More Subjects
Creator:Burdick, Kim, 1948-
Title:Kim Rogers Burdick National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association records
Date(s):1976-2009
Call No:MSS 0593
Abstract:The Kim Rogers Burdick National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association records contains 3.3 linear feet of documents, correspondence, new clippings, brochures, financial records, and multimedia materials gathered by Burdick during her[...] work with the Association (also known as W3R), which first began meeting informally in 1999 and was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 2004 with the purpose of identifying and marking the approximately 650-mile route traveled by colonial and French troops en route to their victory at the siege of Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781. In addition to the records of this national coordinating body, the collection also contains materials from the smaller state-level W3R organizations, in particular the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route of Delaware (W3R-DE) and material related to the legislation enacting the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Heritage Act of 2000.
Subjects:Trails--Law and legislation--United States | Trails--Law and legislation--Delaware | Historic sites--Law and legislation--United States | Historic sites--Law and legislation--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:American Association of University Women. Delaware Division
Title:American Association of University Women Delaware Division records
Date(s):1922-2010
Call No:MSS 0529
Abstract:The American Association of University Women Delaware Division records reflect the history, structure, public policies, and programs of this group, and its relationship to the state branches and national organization[...] of AAUW. AAUW's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, research, and philanthropy.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in education--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Women college graduates--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:American Association of University Women. Mill Creek Hundred Branch (Del.)
Title:American Association of University Women Mill Creek Hundred Branch (Del.) records
Date(s):1972-2002
Call No:MSS 0531
Abstract:The American Association of University Women Mill Creek Hundred Branch (Del.) records reflect the organizational structure and detail the social, intellectual, and civic life of this women's group, which was[...] formed to support the AAUW mission to advance equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, and research. The records span the extant dates of the branch, 1972-2002.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in education--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Women college graduates--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Mackenzie, Malcolm L., 1926-2000
Title:Malcolm L. Mackenzie papers
Date(s):1926-2007
Call No:MSS 0611
Abstract:This collection contains materials relating to Malcolm L. Mackenzie's publicity firm Malcolm L. Mackenzie & Associates and Mackenzie's personal involvement with the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, other local cultural institutions, and[...] his interests in general maritime history and historic ships. Materials include publicity materials, written reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, facsimile maps, newsletters, photographs, photograph negatives, slides, and sailing and maritime history books. The collection also includes personal papers such as photographs albums, scrapbooks and Mackenzie's ships log, 1946 to 1948, of voyages to ports in the United States, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Europe while serving as a Second Mate in the Merchant Marine.
Subjects:Publicity--Delaware--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--Delaware--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--United States--History--20th century | Historic ships--17th century | More Subjects
Creator:McCann, Richard
Title:Richard McCann papers
Date(s):1920-2008
Call No:MSS 0616
Abstract:The Richard McCann papers document the personal life and professional career of this American author, poet, and educator. The collection includes McCann's early creative writing; teaching materials; reviews, essays, and[...] critical writing; personal and professional correspondence; and extensive drafts of McCann's poetry and fiction. McCann's fiction has autobiographical roots, often drawn from family relationships and personal experiences, as illustrated in photographs and family memorabilia also included in the collection.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | American literature--20th century | American literature--21st century | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Callender, Donald W., Jr.
Title:Donald Callender papers
Date(s):1968-2008
Call No:MSS 0588
Abstract:This collection documents the for-profit and nonprofit work of Donald W. Callender, Jr., an industrial archaeologist whose career in the greater Delaware-Pennsylvania-New Jersey area has involved maintenance and restoration of[...] railroads and rail cars. In addition, Callender was involved in the establishment of a regional living history museum, the leadership of historic preservation organizations, and efforts to restore the Wilmington Waterfront and increase tourism to the city. The collection also documents his personal interest in sailing and tall ships and his involvement in the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.
Subjects:Historic preservation--United States--History--20th century | Industrial management--United States--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects