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Creator:Chester, Frederick D. (Frederick Dixon), 1861-1943
Title:Frederick D. Chester catalog of insects
Date(s):1890-1895
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0092
Abstract:This volume contains Frederick D. Chester’s research notes on insects collected between 1890 and 1895 in Delaware.
Subjects:Entomology | Insects | Delaware | Newark (Del.)
Creator:Dunn, Alice Goodsell
Title:Alice Goodsell Dunn notes on British literature and theater scrapbook
Date(s):1888-1897
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0024
Abstract:This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing Lynn, Massachusetts, resident Alice Goodsell Dunn's (b. 1874) notes on British literary history and theater playbills collected from productions she attended in and[...] around Boston, Massachusetts, between 1888 and 1897. Many of the playbills are accompanied by Dunn's handwritten notes and reflections on the performances.
Subjects:Theater--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century | English literature--Study and teaching--United States--History--19th century | Lynn (Mass.) | Boston (Mass.)
Creator:Wehner, Jacob H., -1888
Title:Jacob H. and William H. Wehner medical notebooks
Date(s):1867-1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0141
Abstract:These two volumes were created by Philadelphia-area physicians Jacob H. Wehner and William H. Wehner between 1867 and 1868. They contain notes taken from various medical journal articles, notes from[...] lectures given on medical topics at Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia), and case studies of their own patients and those of other physicians.
Subjects:Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Medicine--Practice--United States--History--19th century | Therapeutics--History--19th century | Physicians
Creator:Snyder, Philip, F.
Title:Musical researches illustrating the influences of music upon mind and morals, religion, the passions, as a medicine, in war, and upon animals; with extracts from the sacred writers and the poets respecting music, and from the historians respecting its practice
Date(s):1835-1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0131
Abstract:This volume contains over 500 pages of essays, research notes, and quotations written by Philip F. Snyder from 1835 to 1893 on the history, structure, and cultural influence of music.[...] The material is evidence of a long-term, comprehensive study of music conducted by Snyder and consists mostly of passages, articles, and extracts copied from a wide variety of works.
Subjects:Musicology--United States--History--19th century | Musicologists
Creator:Carr, Virginia Spencer
Title:Virginia Spencer Carr papers
Date(s):1911-2004
Call No:MSS 0527
Abstract:The Virginia Spencer Carr Papers comprises three groups of materials: I. Papers related to Tennessee Williams, ca. 1911-1996, II. Papers related to Paul Bowles, ca. 1911-2004, III. Personal papers, ca.[...] 1945-2002. The bulk of the material is research, correspondence, manuscripts, and publisher's proofs toward her biography of Paul Bowles.
Creator:Smith, Sydney Goodsir, 1915-1975
Title:Sydney Goodsir Smith papers
Date(s):1954-1960
Call No:MSS 0226
Abstract:The Sydney Goodsir Smith Papers date primarily from the late 1950s and early 1960s, an especially nationalist phase in Smith’s literary career. The collection contains several drafts and advance proofs[...] of Smith’s play The Wallace and manuscripts of his long dramatic poems, Gowdsmith in Reekie and The Vision of the Prodigal Son. Also present are seventeen pieces of correspondence and the manuscripts of about twenty prose pieces, including essays, reviews, and scripts from radio talks.
Subjects:Authors, Scottish | Poets, Scottish--20th century | Scottish literature--20th century | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:New London Road/Cleveland Avenue oral histories and research materials
Date(s):2004-2006
Call No:MSS 0642
Abstract:This collection contains 22 oral history interviews providing a wealth of information on history and culture of the New London Road/Cleveland Avenue community in Newark, Delaware. These interviews, collected during[...] two oral history projects by University of Delaware Professor Bernard L. Herman and students from 2004-2006, feature members of the New London Road community and discuss various aspects of life in the predominantly African-American community. The collection contains transcripts of selected interviews created by students as well as research data, recipes, and galley proofs for the book "Food Always Brings People Together: recipes, poems, and stories from the New London Road community, Newark, Delaware," written by the University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies, under the direction of Professor Herman.
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Subjects:African American fraternal organizations--History--20th century | African American churches-History--20th century | African American schools-History--20th century | African American cooking--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:O'Connor, Ulick
Title:Ulick O'Connor papers
Date(s):1904-1976
Call No:MSS 0137
Abstract:This collection consists of material accumulated over a 25-year period by Ulick O’Connor: biographer, poet, playwright and journalist. O’Connor’s biographies of Brendan Behan and Oliver St. John Gogarty have been[...] recognized internationally as definitive works. A large portion of the collection deals with materials for these books.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, Irish--20th century--Biography | English drama--Irish authors--History and criticism | Irish poetry--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Böer, K. W. (Karl Wolfgang), 1926-
Title:Karl Wolfgang Böer papers supplement
Date(s):1953-2009
Call No:MSS 0632
Abstract:The Karl Wolfgang Böer papers supplement contains the publications, scientific notes, and other papers documenting the professional activities of Karl Wolfgang Böer, a preeminent physicist who pioneered the development of[...] solar energy.
Subjects:Photovoltaic cells--Research--United States | Physics--Study and teaching | Solar energy | Solar houses | 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:Garland, Bruce
Title:Bruce Garland collection of Thomas Wise material
Date(s):1897-2007
Call No:MSS 0646
Abstract:The Bruce Garland collection of Thomas Wise material comprises approximately 1.6 linear feet of material pertaining to English bibliographer, book collector, and forger Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937). Much of the[...] collection's material was compiled by English bibliographer and book collector John Carter (1905-1975), who co-authored with Graham Pollard (1903-1976) An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets (1934), which effectively outed Wise as a forger. The collection contains correspondence, including original correspondence of Wise's, manuscripts, page proofs, galley proofs, auction catalogs, clippings, scrapbooks, periodicals and articles, and ephemera.
Subjects:Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--19th century | Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--20th century | Bibliographers | Collectors | More Subjects