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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: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: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: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: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: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:Homer, William Innes
Title:William Homer Papers Related to Albert Pinkham Ryder
Date(s):1883-1999
Call No:MSS 0479
Abstract:The William Homer papers related to Albert Pinkham Ryder contains research material about American painter Albert Pinkham Ryder collected by William Homer, the scholar, Art History professor, and author of[...] Albert Pinkham Ryder: Painter of Dreams.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Painting, American--19th century | Painting, American--20th century | Scholars | More Subjects
Creator:Williams, William H. (William Henry), 1936-2007
Title:William H. Williams papers
Date(s):1907-2006
Call No:MSS 0570
Abstract:The William H. Williams Papers, spanning the dates 1907-2006, comprise 11.6 linear feet of manuscripts, academic papers, correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and academic research relating to the areas of study[...] and publications of Williams, a prominent Delaware historian based in Sussex County, Delaware. The collection is divided into six series, with series III. through VI. corresponding to major subject areas studied by Williams.
Subjects:African Americans--History | Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Methodist Church--Delmarva Peninsula--History | Oral History--Delaware--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Lieberman, J. Ben
Title:J. Ben Lieberman papers
Date(s):1902-1997
Call No:MSS 0516
Abstract:Educator, editor, author, amateur printer, and proponent of the private press, J. Ben Lieberman is widely regarded as the father of the twentieth-century chappel movement in the United States. [...] The J. Ben Lieberman Papers reflect some of the accomplishments of J. Ben Lieberman and his wife Elizabeth Koller Lieberman.
Subjects:Private Presses--United States--History--20th century | Printing--United States--History--20th century | Type and type-founding--History--20th century | Printers | More Subjects
Creator:Pettigrew, L. Eudora
Title:L. Eudora Pettigrew papers
Date(s):1900-2013
Call No:MSS 0773
Abstract:The L. Eudora Pettigrew papers document the academic and professional career of Dr. L. Eudora Pettigrew (b. 1928), the first African American to hold a position in central administration at[...] the University of Delaware and the first black female president of the SUNY system. The collection chronicles over sixty years of her life as a student, educator, administrator, and global emissary. Spanning the dates 1900 to 2012, the collection also offers insight into the lives of three generations of Pettigrew's family, for whom education and scholarship were clearly valued.
Subjects:Women educators--United States | Women in education--History--20th century | African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | More Subjects
Creator:Bounds, Roland E.
Title:Roland E. Bounds science fiction paperback book collection
Date(s):1890-2002
Call No:MSS 0553
Abstract:Roland E. Bounds (1953-2002) attended Concord High School in Wilmington, Delaware, and obtained a B.S. in geology from the University of Delaware in 1975. By[...] vocation and avocation, he was a collector. Bounds concentrated on collecting vintage (pre-1965) paperbacks and pulp magazines (pre-1953). . Thematically, he developed an interest in "the way technological advances have been predicted and the ways that authors of various times have viewed society and its problems." He also collected with an interest in book and magazine cover art and illustration of science fiction and fantasy.The Roland E. Bounds paperback science fiction book collection consists of nearly seven thousand science fiction paperbacks published between 1890 and 2002 assembled by the Delaware collector Roland Bounds. Also included within this collection are numerous fantasy and a few horror and classic novels that do not fit the science fiction genre. Nearly all of the paperbacks in the collection feature striking cover art or text illustrations created by some of the most famous illustrators in science fiction. Vincent Di Fate, Frank Frazetta, Frank Freas, Michael Whelan, and many other celebrated or less well known illustrators are represented in the collection.
Creator:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers
Date(s):1900-1991
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, spanning from 1900-1991, document the successful dual career of one man in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, manuscripts for publications, photographs, and memorabilia.
Subjects:Public relations | Journalists--United States | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | Political participation | More Subjects
Creator:Hutchinson, Betty Lee
Title:Betty Lee Hutchinson papers
Date(s):1900-2012
Call No:MSS 0839
Abstract:Betty Lee Hutchinson, a Democrat and Newark City Council member (1977-1980 and 1984-1988) was born November 18, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Harry J. Truman, Sr. (1897-1965), and Merle Carte[...] Truman (1901-2001). The Betty Lee Hutchinson papers document the personal interests and civic activities of a woman with ties to Newark, Delaware, and the University of Delaware community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Political participation | Women--Delaware--History--21st century | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Johnson, Lucie Jenkins, 1927-2016
Title:Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection
Date(s):1904-2015
Call No:MSS 0794
Abstract:The Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection contains recipe booklets, periodicals, pamphlets, books, and recipe cards related to twentieth-century American foodways. The collection is a rich source of materials from[...] corporations, trade associations, and government agencies that highlight contemporary ideas about advertising, nutrition, and household technology.
Subjects:Food industry and trade | Convenience foods | Household appliances | Home Economics--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016
Title:Robert A. Wilson collection
Date(s):1906-2011
Call No:MSS 0481
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson collection comprises 9 linear feet of material related to 36 prominent literary figures, previously in the private collection of Robert A. Wilson, the final owner of[...] the Phoenix Book Shop, in New York City (1962-1988).
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Booksellers | More Subjects
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
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