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Creator:Richardson, William, 1919-1948
Title:William Richardson collection
Date(s):1919-1947
Call No:MSS 0158
Abstract:This collection consists mainly of correspondence circulating between William Richardson (1919–1948) and his mother, brother, step-father, friends and other relatives while he was serving in the military during World War[...] II.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945
Creator:Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Title:William Butler Yeats papers
Date(s):1890-1940
Call No:MSS 0126
Abstract:The papers of William Butler Yeats, prominent Irish poet, are composed of correspondence with Shree Purohit Swami and other literary figures, holograph manuscripts, and a few miscellaneous items.
Subjects:Poets, Irish--20th century | Mysticism in literature--History--20th century | Poets
Creator:Pyle, Katharine, -1938
Title:Katharine Pyle papers
Date(s):1904-1928
Call No:MSS 0120
Abstract:A native of Wilmington, Delaware, artist, illustrator, and author Katharine Pyle (1863-1938), achieved recognition through her short stories, poems, and plays for children. The Katharine Pyle papers, spanning approximately 1904–1929,[...] consists of material related to her artistic, business, and personal affairs.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American literature--20th century | Illustration of books--United States--History--20th century | Children's plays | More Subjects
Creator:Cuala Industries
Title:Cuala Industries records
Date(s):1903-1943
Call No:MSS 0153
Abstract:This small collection of Cuala Industries records includes business correspondence from Elizabeth and Lily Yeats, as well as hand-colored cards and broadsides from the Cuala Press.
Subjects:Literature publishing--Ireland--History--20th century | Irish poetry--20th century | Embroidery--Ireland--History--20th century | Dublin (Ireland)
Creator:Medill, Agnes P.
Title:Agnes P. Medill Boys' and Girls' Liberty Clubs of Delaware scrapbook
Date(s):1918-1922
Call No:MSS 0417
Abstract:This one-volume scrapbook contains photographs, news clippings, and information that Agnes P. Medill kept during 1918-1922, when she was employed by the Delaware College Extension Service to organize Boys' and[...] Girls' Liberty Clubs in the Delaware public schools. During the 1918 school year, Agnes Medill organized at least fifteen clubs throughout Delaware schools.
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Subjects:Agriculture--Societies, etc | Children--Delaware--Societies and clubs | Scrapbooks--United States--History--20th century | Teachers
Creator:McKenna, Stephen, 1888-1967
Title:Stephen McKenna papers
Date(s):1917-1966
Call No:MSS 0625
Abstract:English novelist Stephen McKenna (1888-1967) published forty-seven novels and six nonfiction books about English upper-class life before and after World War I. The collection spans from 1917 to 1966, with[...] the bulk of the materials dating between 1917 to 1935, and includes correspondence to the author, manuscripts of short stories and lectures by McKenna, excerpts from other authors' works, newspaper clippings from McKenna's 1921 promotional tour in Sweden, and a volume of photographs featuring McKenna in his home.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | World War, 1914-1918--England--Fiction | Authors
Creator:Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917
Title:H. Buxton Forman papers relating to John Keats
Date(s):1885-1949
Call No:MSS 0215
Abstract:The H. Buxton Forman papers relating to John Keats contains materials relating to nineteenth century English poet John Keats. These materials were collected during the late nineteenth and early twentieth[...] centuries by American H. Buxton Forman and other members of his family.
Subjects:Poets, English--19th century | Poets | Collectors
Creator:Matthews, E. de P. (Elva de Pue)
Title:Elva de Pue Matthews papers
Date(s):1917-1962
Call No:MSS 0114
Abstract:The Elva de Pue Matthews Papers consist of two linear feet of correspondence, drafts of novels written by Matthews, poetry and essays by Matthews or others, clippings, and notes. The[...] collection spans the dates 1917-1962, with the bulk of the collection dating between 1917 and 1949.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985
Title:Carl Haverlin papers relating to Carl Sandburg
Date(s):1909-1964
Call No:MSS 0144
Abstract:This collection consists of the Carl Sandburg files kept by BMI president and radio pioneer Carl Haverlin (1899-1985) spanning the years 1909-1964. During Haverlin's years at BMI he developed a[...] close working relationship and friendship with Carl Sandburg.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century
Creator:Bauer, Charlotte Andrews
Title:Henry Mills Alden letters collection
Date(s):1860-1949
Call No:MSS 0636
Abstract:American editor and author Henry Mills Alden (1836-1919) served as editor of Harper's Magazine for 50 years from 1869 to 1919. The collection consists of 45 items dating between 1860[...] and 1949, with the majority comprising letters to Alden from contemporary literary figures between 1860 and 1908.
Subjects:Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence | Editors--United States--19th century | American Periodicals--History--19th century | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Posner, David Louis
Title:David Louis Posner papers
Date(s):1923-1957
Call No:MSS 0614
Abstract:The David Louis Posner Papers span the dates 1923-1957, and consist of one linear foot of photographs, school records, letters, essays, invoices, rare book catalogs, ephemera, and poetry, prose, and[...] play scripts. Though small and clearly incomplete as a record of Posner’s life, the collection provides good biographical and literary content for study of this American poet.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Education--United States--History--20th century | Poetry | Book collecting--History--20th century
Creator:Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935
Title:Alice Dunbar-Nelson papers
Date(s):1895-1942
Call No:MSS 0113
Abstract:The Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers consist of the literary, professional, and personal papers of Alice Dunbar-Nelson. The papers include an extensive collection of her incoming correspondence. Of particular note is her[...] correspondence (1895-1904) with Paul Laurence Dunbar, which also includes her letters to Dunbar. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers also include a comprehensive collection of manuscripts of her writing, including novels, stories, poetry, drama, and essays. Dunbar-Nelson maintained a daily diary for most of her adult life and the extent portions of her diaries are present in her papers. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson papers also include significant collections of family papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and memorabilia.
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Subjects:African American authors--20th century
Creator:Frear, J. Allen, Jr.
Title:Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers
Date(s):1917-1963
Call No:MSS 0315
Abstract:J. Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) was a politician from Dover, Delaware (Kent County). A member of the Democratic Party, Frear served two terms as U.S. Senator from Delaware. The Senator[...] J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers are primarily those of his congressional career, when he represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1949 to 1960, though the collection also includes personal material from pre- and post-Congressional periods. The collection dates from 1917 to 1963, with bulk of the material dating from 1949 to 1961. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, legislation, speeches, clippings, photographs, and audio-visual material. Personal material includes correspondence, class notes, travel brochures and post cards, and memorabilia.
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Subjects:Legislation | Legislators--United States--Biography | Senators | Politicians | More Subjects
Creator:Thatcher, Joseph L., -1886
Title:Thatcher family papers
Date(s):1870-1941
Call No:MSS 0155
Abstract:Small group of miscellaneous papers relating to several generations of the Thatcher family of Wilmington, Delaware. Papers include correspondence, military documents, photographs, notebooks, legal documents, and miscellaneous material.
Subjects:Seamen | Delaware--History--19th century | Delaware--History--20th century
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: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: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:Pond, James B. (James Burton), 1838-1903
Title:James B. Pond papers
Date(s):1878-1944
Call No:MSS 0624
Abstract:American lecture manager and memoirist James B. Pond represented American and British explorers, preachers, politicians, scientists, and writers, on the lecture circuit from 1874 to his death in 1903. The[...] majority of the collection is comprised of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of Pond; also included are manuscripts and ephemera relating to Pond's family and business.
Subjects:Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence | Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence | Lectures and lecturing--United States--History--19th century | Lecturers | More Subjects
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
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