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Creator:Needham, George G., 1842-
Title:Diary of George G. Needham
Date(s):1855-1864
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0054
Abstract:This five-volume private diary documents the life of New York City resident George G. Needham, who began the diary at age thirteen and kept it until he was twenty-two, giving[...] a description of the everyday life and physical geography of New York in the mid-nineteenth century.
Subjects:Education--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century | Grenades--Design and construction--History--19th century | Ophthalmology--History--19th century | Students--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Saltus, Eliza Howe Evertson
Title:Eliza Howe Evertson Saltus commonplace book
Date(s):1826
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0065
Abstract:This commonplace book was compiled by Eliza Howe Evertson Saltus in the mid-nineteenth century and passed on to her son Edgar Saltus. The volume contains clippings of poetry, short stories,[...] news, and local events taken from various sources as well as handwritten notes and passages from various works such as Hamlet and the Bible.
Subjects:Commonplace books--History--19th century | Poetry--19th century | Socialites | New York (N.Y.)--History--19th century
Creator:O'Sheel, Shaemas, 1886-1954
Title:Shaemas O'Sheel letters to John and Rae Lindmark
Date(s):1921-1950
Call No:MSS 0099, F0691
Abstract:Seven letters from Shaemas O'Sheel to John and Rae Lindmark, dated between 1921 and 1950.
Subjects:American poetry--Irish American authors | New York (N.Y.)
Creator:Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Title:Living Theatre ephemera collection
Date(s):1953-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0827
Abstract:Ephemeral documents (photographs, flyers, posters, announcements, stationery, and programs) which detail performances, readings, recitals and other events sponsored by the Living Theater of New York City.
Subjects:Theater--United States--History--20th century | Authors and theater--20th century | New York (N.Y.)
Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners holograph poetry notebook
Date(s):1962-1965
Call No:MSS 0099, F0479
Abstract:This holograph poetry notebook was kept by twentieth-century American poet and activist John Wieners (1934-2002), who was associated with the Beat movement and the Black Mountain School. The notebook contains[...] several unpublished poems as well as prose writings and lists kept between 1962 and 1965.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Beat generation--New York (State)--New York | Beat generation--Poetry | More Subjects
Creator:Yagoda, Ben
Title:Ben Yagoda papers
Date(s):1975-2012
Call No:MSS 0672
Abstract:The Ben Yagoda papers comprises 12.8 linear feet of materials documenting the publishing, editorial, and teaching career of University of Delaware professor Ben Yagoda (born 1954). The collection includes research[...] material, drafts and notes, and interviews toward various articles and book-length projects.
Subjects:Journalists--United States | Journalism--United States--History--20th century | Journalism--United States--History--21st century | Grammar, comparative and general--Study and teaching | More Subjects
Creator:Kimball, Ella Pultz Mann, 1846-
Title:Journal of Ella Pultz Kimball
Date(s):1881-1887
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0048
Abstract:This diary was kept by Ella Pultz Kimball from May 8, 1881, to May 31, 1883. The 262 page volume documents the daily social and domestic activities of a wealthy[...] New York City-area family in the early 1880s.
Subjects:Manners and customs--History--19th century | Housewives (people) | Jersey City (N.J.)--History--19th century | New York (N.Y.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Brinck, John C., 1811-1900
Title:John C. Brinck autobiographical sketch
Date(s):1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0097
Abstract:This volume contains an autobiographical sketch of John C. Brinck’s childhood in upstate New York, mercantile career in New York City, and travels to the Midwest, covering the period between[...] 1811 and the early 1890s.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Merchants--United States--History--19th century | United States--Description and travel | New York (N.Y.) | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Travel journal through the Mid-Atlantic
Date(s):1935
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0142
Abstract:This journal of an early twentieth-century woman contains autograph entries describing eating, drinking, sightseeing, and shopping in New York City and several excursions within the Mid-Atlantic region in the 1930s.[...] The entries are accompanied by numerous black and white photographs of locations visited during her trips.
Subjects:Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Delaware--Description and Travel | Maryland--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Kaufman, Alan
Title:Alan Kaufman papers
Date(s):1952-2007
Call No:MSS 0599
Abstract:The papers of Alan Kaufman, teacher, writer, poet, editor, performer, artist, and impresario, include drafts of his memoirJew Boy, his novelMatches, materials related to his editing of the volumes of[...] theOutlaw Bibleseries andDavka: Jewish Cultural Revolution, an extensive collection of notebooks with draft and unpublished poems, and a large collection of original artwork. The collection also includes correspondence with other writers and material documenting Kaufman’s involvement in the San Francisco Spoken Word poetry movement.
Subjects:Poetry--20th century--Collections | American literature--Jewish authors--20th century | American poetry--Jewish authors--20th century | Autobiography--Jewish authors | More Subjects
Creator:Beale, Joseph Hoare, -1848
Title:Joseph Hoare Beale journals
Date(s):1796-1848
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0002
Abstract:The Joseph Hoare Beale journals, 1796-1848, consist of nine volumes kept by a world traveler of the late eighteenth to late nineteenth-centuries. Beale, who may have been of Irish origin[...] and served as secretary to Lord Thomas Pitt in Ceylon before traveling to America, recorded weather observations, activities, and expenses in the five "daily weather diaries." He also produced a holograph of Sir Thomas Moore's "Sacred Melodies."
Subjects:Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Formulas, recipes, etc--History--19th century | Secretaries--Diaries | More Subjects
Creator:Clark, George G.
Title:A holiday in Norway and along the way, 1908, being the journal of a trip by Charles H. Cummings and George G. Clark, as kept by the latter
Date(s):1909
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0012
Abstract:This 1909 bound typescript manuscript was prepared by George G. Clark to commemorate his 1908 trip with Charles H. Cummings. Their travel from New York City to Norway by steamer[...] and rail, along with details of experiences in many European locales along the way, is recounted in this travel narrative.
Subjects:Railroad travel--History--20th century | Steamboats--History--20th century | Transatlantic voyages--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Fisher, Milton M. (Milton Metcalf), 1811-1903
Title:Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th
Date(s):1834
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0028
Abstract:This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information[...] gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations with locals including both free and enslaved African-Americans.
Subjects:Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Connecticut--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:World fairs and expositions collection
Date(s):1851-1967
Call No:MSS 0630
Abstract:This artificial collection comprises a variety of types of material documenting world fairs and expositions, spanning the dates between 1851 and 1967, with the bulk of the collection dating from[...] the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Material consists of printed matter and ephemera, including newspapers, programs, invitations, maps, brochures, viewbooks, advertisements, stationery, contracts, bonds, trade cards, and a scrapbook; photographs and prints; and realia souvenirs.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Exhibitions--United States--History--20th century | Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century | London (England)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Champney, Richard, 1794-
Title:Journal of Travels Commencing from the Year 1798
Date(s):1827-1828
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0009
Abstract:Richard Champney’s memoir, which he entitled in full "Journal of Travels commencing from the year 1798, through various parts, of England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, Canada, United-States of North[...] America, Denmark, Germany, Holland, & the Netherlands. &c. by Richard Champney," was handwritten in four bound volumes and are a polished and edited version of daily journals kept by Richard Champney and his parents. The journals detail Champney's childhood journey from London, England, to Lexington, Kentucky, where his father had acquired property in settlement of a debt and the five-year struggle to live there. The journals describe Champney's return to England and subsequent education, career as a sailor on a merchant vessel, as well as his enlistment in the militia and service in Wellington's Peninsular Campaign during the Napoleonic Wars.
Subjects:Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky | Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Farmers--Diaries | 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