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Creator:Sowden, Emily
Title:Notes on trips to Paris, Normandy and Brittany : Notes on a trip through the Smoky Mountains in 1935
Date(s):1933-1939
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0069
Abstract:These two travel journals belonging to Emily Sowden contain descriptions of trips to France, the Southeast United States, and Latin America in the 1930s. The entries feature itineraries with commentary[...] and are supplemented by numerous postcards, photographs, small maps, and plant specimens.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--20th century | Tourism--Latin America--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Archibald, active 1843
Title:Forecastle Journals
Date(s):1842-1883
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0085
Abstract:This journal, named after the forecastle or upper forward deck of a sailing ship, was kept by American sailor Archibald Wilson during the period 1842-1843 and documents five trips taken[...] while serving aboard the ships James Edwards, Pioneer of Alexandria, and James Perkins. The journal entries document meteorological conditions, events of the day, duties performed aboard the ship, Wilson's thoughts and mood, and his interest in literature. Clippings from an 1883 issue of the magazine Harper's Weekly are also pasted into the volume.
Subjects:Merchant mariners--Diaries | Transatlantic voyages--History--19th century | Merchant mariners | North Atlantic Ocean--Description and travel
Creator:Field, Edward, 1924-
Title:Edward Fields letters to Ilse-Margret Vogel
Date(s):1992-2000
Call No:MSS 0099, F0736
Abstract:The Edward Field letters to Ilse-Margret Vogel comprise seventeen items roughly spanning the dates between 1992 and 2000, documenting the literary friendship between American poet, novelist, and editor Field and[...] German author and illustrator Vogel. Material includes correspondence with a variety of enclosures, including manuscripts, clippings, notes, and advertisements.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
Title:Allen Ginsberg poems and letters
Date(s):1959-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0759
Abstract:Typescript poems, a published letter, a postcard written by Allen Ginsberg, and items related to the article "The Sound of Beat" published in the July 1959 issue of Playboy.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Beat generation--History | Poets
Creator:Tarachow, Michael
Title:Michael Tarachow letters to Ray Freed
Date(s):1976-1978
Call No:MSS 0099, F0774
Abstract:Over twenty letters written by Michael Tarachow to Ray Freed between 1976 and 1978. Some of the letters are written on the verso of broadside cards with printed poetry,[...] mostly concerning Tarachow's solicited submission for Toward a Further Definition and his small press in New York City, Doctor Generosity Press, from 1969 to 1972.
Subjects:Printing presses | Poets, American--20th century
Creator:Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980
Title:Muriel Rukeyser letters to David Posner
Date(s):1942-1944
Call No:MSS 0099, F0833
Abstract:This small collection of letters and miscellaneous items from American poet Muriel Rukeyser to David Posner reflects their shared interests in poetry and spans the dates of 1942 to 1944.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Poets
Creator:Engle, Paul, 1908-1991
Title:Paul Engle letters and enclosures to Alex Williams
Date(s):1947-1962
Call No:MSS 0099, F0943
Abstract:American poet Paul Engle (1908-1991) wrote to Canadian book collector Alex Williams regarding his published poems and frequently enclosed copies of his privately printed work.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Book collectors--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors
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:Bradley, Will, 1868-1962
Title:Will Bradley letters, corrected galley, and miscellany accompanying Memories 1875-1895
Date(s):1948-1954
Call No:MSS 0099, F1033
Abstract:These letters, galley proofs, and postcards were laid in a first edition of Will Bradley’s Memories 1875-1895: Happenings here and there along the trail, or, The world went very well[...] then : a Victorian tale gleaned from memories and told for the edification of the fellow Typophiles.
Subjects:Graphic design (Typography)--United States--History--20th century | Illustrators
Creator:Robinson, Winifred Josephine, 1867-1962
Title:Winifred J. Robinson papers
Date(s):1912-1949
Call No:MSS 0413
Abstract:Winifred J. Robinson (1867-1962) served as the first dean of the Women’s College of the University of Delaware. The Winifred J. Robinson Papers consists of a small group of eclectic[...] material spanning the dates 1912-1949.
Subjects:Foreign study | Travel--History--20th century
Creator:Skerl, Jennie
Title:Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection
Date(s):1985-1997
Call No:MSS 0663
Abstract:The Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection contains correspondence from Paul Bowles to American Beat scholar Jennie Skerl, as well as additional correspondence, notes, and transcripts of interviews about Bowles's life,[...] work, and Tangier literary circle.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Poets | Scholars | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Gregory C.
Title:Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards
Date(s):1871-2002
Call No:PPI 0107
Abstract:The Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards comprises 1.3 linear feet of postcards, trade cards, printed ephemera, and letters. The majority of the collection consists of[...] nineteenth- and twentieth-century American postcards and trade cards that feature a diverse array of positive and negative images of African Americans. The collection as a whole documents the history of harmful stereotypes that represented social values and mores across the country. Images include ridicule of black religion, harm to black children, scatological humor, poverty, crime, music, and labor, as well as race relations, military service, domestic scenes, transportation, women, and tribal depictions.
Subjects:African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | African Americans--History--20th century--Pictorial works | Racism--United States--Pictorial works | More Subjects
Creator:Sargent, Emilie Hall
Title:Emilie Sargent scrapbook of West Indies and South American cruise aboard R.M.S. Mauretania
Date(s):1933-1935
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0010
Abstract:The Emilie Sargent scrapbook documents Sargent’s travels to the West Indies and South America aboard the cruise ship R.M.S. Mauretania in the fall of 1933. The scrapbook comprises approximately one-hundred-pages[...] of photographs, newsletters, postcards, programs, menus, newspaper clippings, souvenirs, and other ship ephemera gathered during the cruise, which stopped at the following ports of call between September 9 and September 22, 1933: Trinidad, La Guaira (Venezuela), Curacao, Colon (Panama), and Havana (Cuba).
Subjects:Cruise ships--History--20th century | Ocean travel--History--20th century | Women travelers--20th century | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Parker, Jessie Southard
Title:Jessie Southard Parker journal and scrapbook
Date(s):1899-1916
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0057
Abstract:These nine volumes are a journal and scrapbook kept by Jessie Southard Parker of Belmont, Massachusetts, from 1899 to 1916. Parker wrote extensively about her social and family life, thoughts[...] on current events, and belief in Christian Science, supplementing her entries with theatrical programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other pieces of ephemera.
Subjects:Christian Science | Theater | Choral Societies | World War, 1914-1918 | More Subjects
Creator:Welliver, Miriam E.
Title:Miriam E. Welliver travel diary
Date(s):1934
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0172
Abstract:The Miriam E. Welliver travel journal documents this Pennsylvania school teacher's month-long, 5,100 mile automobile trip across 19 states and Canada via handwritten journal entries, black-and-white photographs, postcards, telegrams, plant[...] specimens, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous materials.
Subjects:Automobile travel--East (U.S.)--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Southern states--History--20th century | Automobile travel--Canada--History--20th century | Tourist camps, hostels, etc--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Herlihy, James Leo
Title:James Leo Herlihy letters to Edward P. Mitchell
Date(s):1947-1953
Call No:MSS 0099, F0920
Abstract:This collection of letters and postcards, written by author and playwright James Leo Herlihy (1927-1993) to his friend Edward P. Mitchell, contains updates on his life in New York City,[...] including his writing and his financial difficulties; and is accompanied by a life mask of Herlihy and a sculpture created by Herlihy.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--Correspondence | Novelists, American--Correspondence | Sculptors--United States--Correspondence | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Harris, Mark, 1922-2007
Title:Doug Smith collection of Mark Harris correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera
Date(s):1996-2007
Call No:MSS 0757
Abstract:American author Mark Harris (1922-2007) wrote approximately 34 letters to close friend sportswriter Doug Smith between 1996 and 2007, in which he included details about his daily life and reflections[...] on his own writing.
Subjects:Authors, American--21st century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Langston Hughes ephemera collection
Date(s):1932-1967
Call No:MSS 0567
Abstract:Programs and advertising materials for personal appearances of American author Langston Hughes and for dramatic productions of his works.
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Subjects:African American authors--20th century | African American theater--History--20th century | Lectures and lecturing--20th century | Oral interpretation of poetry--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Murray, George W., 1920-2010
Title:George W. and Pauline Murray, Jr., papers
Date(s):1939-1946
Call No:MSS 0702
Abstract:This collection documents the lives of Newark, Delaware, residents George W. Murray, Jr., and Pauline E. Murray during World War II. The collection is small, yet it gives a glimpse[...] of both military service and the homefront experiences of the young married couple during war. Included are handwritten correspondence exchanged by the married couple while George Murray was stationed at Army Air Force bases on the continental United States and in Europe, illustrating life both at home and abroad during wartime. The collection also features photographs, Air Force Technical School study guides, informational pamphlets, and other items collected by George during his time in the military as well as greeting cards from family and friends, and postcards/souvenirs from travel.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American | World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Correspondence | World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States | World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda | More Subjects
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