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Creator:Cohn, Louis Henry
Title:Louis Henry and Marguerite Cohn Hemingway collection
Date(s):1916-1985
Call No:MSS 0100
Abstract:This collection of books, periodicals, correspondence, manuscripts, ephemera and papers relating to Ernest Hemingway was gathered together by Captain Louis Henry Cohn (d. 1953), a bookseller who was Hemingway's first[...] bibliographer.
Creator:Moore, Harry T. (Harry Thornton), 1908-1981
Title:Harry Moore papers
Date(s):1910-1982
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:Nichols, Beverley, 1898-1983
Title:Beverley Nichols papers
Date(s):1911-1991
Call No:MSS 0620
Abstract:The Beverley Nichols papers document the personal and professional activities of prolific twentieth-century English novelist, playwright, journalist, composer, and political activist Beverley Nichols. The collection comprises correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts,[...] musical compositions, and photographs primarily dating between 1911 and 1991.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century | Authors, English--20th century--Archives | Cats--Anecdotes. | Gardens--England--History--Pictorial works. | More Subjects
Creator:Jones-Minsinger, Elizabeth
Title:Jones-Minsinger gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection
Date(s):1910-1990
Call No:MSS 0788
Abstract:The Jones-Minsinger Gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection contains recipe booklets and advertisements promoting Jell-O and Royal-brand gelatin as well as other convenience foods dating from the 1910s to the[...] 1980s.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--20th century | Advertising--United States--History--20th century | Food--Social aspects--20th century | Home Economics--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Symons, A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert), 1900-1941
Title:A. J. A. Symons papers
Date(s):1920-1982
Call No:MSS 0177
Abstract:British biographer and bibliophile A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert) Symons was born in London in 1900. A brother to novelist and critic Julian Symons, A. J. A. Symons is[...] most widely recognized for his experimental biography, The Quest for Corvo (1934), which explored the life of novelist Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo). The A. J. A. Symons Papers consist of seventy-two items (1 linear foot), including letters, essays, biographies, notebooks, pamphlets, prospectuses, lectures, booklets, drawings, legal documents, and clippings. The papers include letters and manuscripts written by Symons, as well as documents recording Symons's establishment of, and participation in, The First Edition Club and The Wine and Food Society.
Creator:Colish, Abraham, 1882-1963
Title:The Press of A. Colish Archives
Date(s):1913-1990
Call No:MSS 0358
Abstract:American fine printer and publisher Abraham Colish (1882-1963) immigrated with his family to the United States from Eastern Europe in the late nineteenth century. Colish founded by press in 1907,[...] specializing in advertising typography and bythe late 1920s, it was producing fine printing jobs as well as advertising. The Press of A. Colish Archive consists of five linear feet of material, as well as five oversize boxes. The archive includes correspondence, galley and page proofs, drafts, notes, photographs, negatives, illustrations, advertisements, clippings, broadsides, books, chapbooks, printing journals, typography specimens, financial documents, and ephemera. The collection is divided into six series: I. History and Information, II. Print Jobs from the Press of A. Colish, III. Collaborations, IV. Printing and Publishing Materials, V. Personal Documents, and IV. Photographs.
Creator:Johnson, Everett C., 1877-1926
Title:Press of Kells collection
Date(s):1916-1981
Call No:MSS 0236
Abstract:The Press of Kells was founded in Newark, Delaware, ca. 1916 by Everett C. Johnson. Johnson, who founded the Newark Post in 1910, was a Secretary of State for[...] Delaware, an alumnus and member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Delaware, a gentleman farmer, and a journalist and printer. The press was named after the Irish monastery which produced the Book of Kells in the seventh century.This small collection consists of documents, ephemera, and clippings relating to Everett C. Johnson and the Press of Kells. Special Collections holds additional publications of the Kells Press which are cataloged in the printed collections.
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to research on Irish women
Date(s):1920-1988
Call No:MSS 0287
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to research on Irish women consist of 2.3 linear feet of material. The papers include notebooks, letters, books, periodicals, clippings, photographs, drafts, poems, calendars, a reel-to-reel tape, and pamphlets. Three-quarters of the papers relate to research completed by Kay Boyle for a book on Irish women. Kay Boyle was very interested in the struggles which women faced throughout history in their attempts to achieve civil and economic rights. That interest, in addition to curiosity about the Boyle family ancestry in Ireland and concern for a peaceful settlement of troubles in Northern Ireland, brought her to Ireland in 1976 to begin research for a book about the women of Ireland.
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
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:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers supplement
Date(s):1914-1992
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, memorabilia and books.
Subjects:Prohibition--United States--History | Elections | Public relations | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Farrell, Rita Katz
Title:Rita Katz Farrell Collection Related to Dance
Date(s):1920-1993
Call No:MSS 0430
Abstract:Reference and research files that Rita Katz Farrell compiled during her career as a critic, freelance writer, and teacher.
Creator:Woolf, Douglas, 1922-
Title:Douglas Woolf papers
Date(s):1922-1997
Call No:MSS 0429
Abstract:Novelist and short story writer Douglas Woolf was born on March 23, 1922 in New York City. Woolf’s stories began to appear in print during[...] the 1940s in such journals as Story, Prairie Schooner, The Span, and Western Review. He went on to publish a number of short stories and novels in addition to running Wolf Run Books, a combination publishing and book-selling firm. The Douglas Woolf papers comprises 21 linear feet of autograph and typescript drafts of Woolf’s novels, short stories, and poems; as well as the author’s personal papers, correspondence files, files related to Wolf Run Books, and printed material. The final segment of the collection is a group of papers related to Woolf’s second wife and literary executor, Sandra Braman. The papers document Douglas Woolf’s dedication to his writing and the sacrifices that that vocation entailed, both for himself and his family. The contents of the collection also clearly develop a picture of Woolf’s lifestyle. Woolf’s varied employment, his need for solitude, his isolation from established professional enterprises, his challenges with the publishing world, and his personality are all variously chronicled in these papers.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Bookbinding notes
Date(s):1900-1990
Call No:MSS 0099, F0906
Abstract:This cloth-bound carbon typescript, titled Bookbinding notes, was written by an unidentified individual and bears occasional handwritten additions, deletions, and notes.
Subjects:Bookbinding--Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Papermaking--History--20th century | Bookbinders
Creator:Walsh, Grace Lloyd Collins
Title:Grace Lloyd Walsh papers
Date(s):1910-1992
Call No:MSS 0145
Abstract:The Grace Lloyd Walsh papers consist of approximately 1.5 linear feet of personal and business papers, a scrapbook, photographs, and ephemera documenting the personal and professional life of prominent Wilmington[...] businesswoman and freelance artist Grace Lloyd Collins Walsh (1896?–1992).
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945 | Theater | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Delaware
Creator:Black family
Title:Black family papers
Date(s):1889-1982
Call No:MSS 0249
Abstract:The Black Family Papers contain 174 items, including letters, greeting cards, postcards, telegrams, pamphlets, programs, photographs, and diaries pertaining to Helen Black Stewart, Lynam Stewart and other members of the[...] Black Family. The papers span the dates 1889-1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1917-1919 when Willard Black, Helen Black's brother, served in World War I.
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918 | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware
Title:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records
Date(s):1893-2011
Call No:MSS 0260
Abstract:The New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records document the history, organization, and activities of this women's club, which began in 1893 as a reading club, but quickly developed into[...] an organization dedicated to promoting civic responsibility and social service in the Newark community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--19th century | Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--19th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Steele, Marion H. (Marion Harlan), 1904-1985
Title:Marion H. Steele papers
Date(s):1906-1999
Call No:MSS 0439
Abstract:The papers of Marion H. Steele, former managing editor of the Journal of Home Economics and University of Delaware graduate.
Subjects:Home Economics--United States--20th century | World War, 1939-1945--Economic Aspects--United States | Editors (assembling, revising)
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Archives of Georgetown, Delaware, businesses
Date(s):1893-1991
Call No:MSS 0480
Abstract:The Archives of Georgetown, Delaware, businesses is the gift of Milt Chaski, Jr., who acquired the material in one "odd lot" at an auction sale. The collection consists primarily of[...] materials related to three prominent businesses that were active in Georgetown, Delaware, at the turn of and into the mid-twentieth century: J.W. Blizzard, Layton & Layton, and the Georgetown Gas Company.
Subjects:Merchants--United States--History--19th century | Merchants--United States--History--20th century | Marketing--United States--History--19th century | Marketing--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Rothenstein, William, 1872-1945
Title:Sir William Rothenstein and Sir John Rothenstein collection
Date(s):1894-1983
Call No:MSS 0502
Abstract:The University of Delaware Library’s collection of books from the family library of the British artist Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945) and his son, the art historian Sir John Rothenstein (1901-1992),[...] numbers over six hundred volumes. The collection documents the important careers of the Rothensteins.
Subjects:Art galleries, Commercial
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