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Creator:Chase, George P.
Title:Madness of rebellion : essay
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0125
Abstract:This autograph essay by George P. Chase, a Union sympathizer, was written during the U.S. Civil War (1864) and criticizes the Confederacy on what he calls "the madness of rebellion."
Subjects:Unionists (United States Civil War) | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Literature and the war | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Essay on slavery in England
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0127
Abstract:This manuscript essay describes the legal history of slavery in England, focusing especially on the precedents for and limitations of the 1772 Somerset vs. Stewart decision.
Subjects:Slavery--Great Britain | Slavery--Law and Legislation | Law--History
Creator:O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964
Title:Purple dust : essay
Call No:MSS 0099, F0167
Abstract:Essay titled "Purple Dust," written by Sean O'Casey, circa 1962.
Subjects:Dramatists, Irish--20th century | Authors
Creator:Griggs, Mary B.
Title:Compositions of Mary B. Griggs
Call No:MSS 0099, F0577
Abstract:Reflective compositions written by student Mary B. Griggs during 1861-1864, while she attended Rutland Union High School in Vermont.
Subjects:High school students' writings, American
Creator:Bogosian, Eric
Title:The revolutionary aesthetic of beauty : essay
Call No:MSS 0099, F0832
Abstract:American actor and writer Eric Bogosian's two-page critical essay, "The Revolutionary Aesthetic of Beauty," denounces modernist art of the twentieth century and calls for appreciation of paintings in gallery exhibitions[...] by three "soulful artists."
Subjects:Painting, American--20th century--Exhibitions | Art, American--20th century--Exhibitions | Art critics
Creator:Burdick, Kim, 1948-
Title:Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife
Call No:MSS 0265
Abstract:Kim Rogers Burdick is an author, historian, project director, folklorist, teacher, curator and non-profit leader. The Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife consist of six essays on aspects[...] of Delaware folklife, a grant application for a Delaware Cultural Conservation Program, an editorial on Delaware's Coastal Heritage Greenway, and her biographical sketch.
Subjects:Fishing | Folklore | Ghost stories | Lobbyists | More Subjects
Creator:Mulderick, Frank Gerald
Title:The Delta Phi Literary Society at Delaware College from 1834 to 1859 : Essay
Call No:MSS 0098, F0011
Abstract:Consists of a handwritten essay by University of Delaware student Frank Mulderick for a course on Delaware History.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Lilley, Thomas Leonard
Title:As I remember Main Street and History of the Newark Senior Center
Call No:MSS 0098, F0033
Abstract:Two typescripts, "As I remember Main Street" and "History of the Newark Senior Center," by Thomas Leonard Lilley on his memories of Main Street, Newark, Delaware, from 1900-1950 and on[...] the history of Newark's senior center.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Johnson, D. E., active 1984
Title:S. Marston Fox : 20th century civic leader, communist lobbyist and architect of parkland and historical preservation : typescript
Call No:MSS 0098, F0053
Abstract:One photocopy of a biographical essay and collection of documents relating to Delaware civic leader, lobbyist, and architect of parkland and historic preservation S. Marston Fox written shortly after his[...] death in 1984.
Creator:MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978
Title:Modern Scottish literature and the critics : essay
Call No:MSS 0099, F0835
Abstract:A two-page unsigned holograph manuscript written in blue ink by Hugh MacDiarmid titled, "Modern Scottish Literature and The Critics."
Subjects:Scottish literature--20th century
Creator:Mangino, Jayne
Title:Jayne Mangino ephemera collection
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:Moore, Harry T. (Harry Thornton), 1908-1981
Title:Harry Moore papers
Call No:MSS 0546
Abstract:The Harry Moore papers, spanning the dates between 1919 and 1982, comprises one linear foot of correspondence, clippings, essays, and ephemera relating to the academic work of American literary scholar[...] and educator Harry Thorton Moore; the collection documents some of Moore's work on English novelist D.H. Lawrence as well as his literary and personal associations with several authors and poets including Kay Boyle, Caresse Crosby, Anais Nin, and Richard Rees.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Scholars
Creator:French, Isaac S., 1834-
Title:The Olio or miscellaneous writings of Isaac S. French, student of medicine
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0152
Abstract:The journal of Dr. Isaac S. French contains original poems, essays, and entries describing his daily activities as a medical student at Dartmouth, New Hampshire, and physician from 1854 to[...] 1861. French also described his relationships with several women and the early years of his marriage.
Subjects:Farm Life--New Hampshire | Marriage--United States--History--19th century | Medicine--Practice--United States--History--19th century | Students | More Subjects
Creator:Holland, Thomas Agar, 1803-1888
Title:Thomas Agar Holland letters to George Reid
Call No:MSS 0099, F0509
Abstract:Letters of British poet and clergyman Thomas Agar Holland to George Reid. Enclosed with the letters are two autograph poems, a printed supplement of poems, and an essay.
Subjects:Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence | Clergy
Creator:Rosenstock-Huessy, Eugen, 1888-1973
Title:Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy letters to WIlliam Hubben
Call No:MSS 0099, F0919
Abstract:Two autographed letters written and signed by Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy to William Hubben and two copies of a booklet of essays by Rosenstock-Huessy.
Subjects:Social sciences--Philosophy--History--20th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Language exercises by students of Worcester, Massachusetts
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0128
Abstract:Selected schoolwork in the subject of Language by first- through ninth-grade students from Worcester, Massachusetts. It was likely submitted to the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri.
Subjects:Education--Curricula--History--20th century | Language arts--United States | Students | Teachers | More Subjects
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
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:Cerrato, Jason Thomas
Title:A series of essays, short stories, poetry and scientific theories : typescript
Call No:MSS 0098, F0169
Abstract:Typescript (computer printed) copy of "A Series of Essays, Short Stories, Poetry and Scientific Theories" written by Jason Thomas Cerrato.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Essayists--United States | Delaware--History--21st century
Creator:Plymell, Charles
Title:Charles Plymell manuscripts
Call No:MSS 0457
Abstract:This collection of American writer Charles Plymell's manuscripts contains manuscripts for poems, fiction, and essays written by Plymell during the 1970s, as well as a small number of manuscripts of[...] the work of other poets.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:David T. Bazelon papers
Call No:MSS 0495
Abstract:The David T. Bazelon papers, spanning the dates 1935-1996, includes manuscripts, correspondence, books, clippings, and photographs documenting the work of the social critic and member of the post-war "New York[...] Intellectuals," David T. Bazelon.
Subjects:United States--Social conditions--20th century | Intellectuals--United States--History--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century
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