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Creator:O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964
Title:Purple dust : playscript
Date(s):1939
Call No:MSS 0099, F0496
Abstract:Sean O'Casey playscript for "Purple Dust," [1939].
Subjects:English drama--Irish authors--20th century | Authors
Creator:Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968
Title:Edna Ferber letters to Leonard and Sarah Bakrow
Date(s):1939-1944
Call No:MSS 0099, F0653
Abstract:Three typed and signed letters from Edna Ferber to the Bakrows. One addressed to Sarah Bakrow and two addressed to Leonard Bakrow, ranging in dates from 1939 to 1944.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Algonquin Round Table | Playwrights
Creator:Theatre Guild
Title:Theatre Guild, Inc. collection regarding William Saroyan's Love's Old Sweet Song
Date(s):1939-1940
Call No:MSS 0627
Abstract:The Theatre Guild Inc. collection regarding William Saroyan's Love's Old Sweet Song consists of .3 linear feet of material dating between 1939 and 1940 and includes a playscript, contracts, and[...] a photograph from Broadway production of the play directed by American author, playwright, and composer of Armenian descent William Saroyan and American actor, playwright, and producer Eddie Dowling.
Subjects:American drama--20th century | Playwrights | Producers (managers) | Directors (performing arts)
Creator:Sowden, Emily
Title:Notes on trips to Paris, Normandy and Brittany : Notes on a trip through the Smoky Mountains in 1935
Date(s):1933-1939
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0069
Abstract:These two travel journals belonging to Emily Sowden contain descriptions of trips to France, the Southeast United States, and Latin America in the 1930s. The entries feature itineraries with commentary[...] and are supplemented by numerous postcards, photographs, small maps, and plant specimens.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--20th century | Tourism--Latin America--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to William Saroyan
Date(s):1937-1942
Call No:MSS 0323
Abstract:Paul Bowles Letters to William Saroyan is a small collection of eleven letters sent by twentieth century American writer and composer Paul Bowles to twentieth century American novelist, playwright, and[...] composer William Saroyan.
Subjects:Opera--20th century | Composers
Creator:Murray, George W., 1920-2010
Title:George W. and Pauline Murray, Jr., papers
Date(s):1939-1946
Call No:MSS 0702
Abstract:This collection documents the lives of Newark, Delaware, residents George W. Murray, Jr., and Pauline E. Murray during World War II. The collection is small, yet it gives a glimpse[...] of both military service and the homefront experiences of the young married couple during war. Included are handwritten correspondence exchanged by the married couple while George Murray was stationed at Army Air Force bases on the continental United States and in Europe, illustrating life both at home and abroad during wartime. The collection also features photographs, Air Force Technical School study guides, informational pamphlets, and other items collected by George during his time in the military as well as greeting cards from family and friends, and postcards/souvenirs from travel.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American | World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Correspondence | World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States | World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda | More Subjects
Creator:Jones, Thomas F., Sr.
Title:Thomas F. Jones, Sr., papers regarding the Civilian Conservation Corps and Pearl Harbor
Date(s):1937-1946
Call No:MSS 0651
Abstract:This collection consists of photograph albums, training manuals, documents, and artifacts related to Thomas F. Jones, Sr.'s service in the Civilian Conservation Corps and later as a solider in the[...] United States Army Coast Artillery stationed in Hawaii during and after the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Subjects:Artillery, Coast--United States--History--20th century | Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 | World War, 1939-1945--Hawaii | World War, 1939-1945--Artillery operations, American | More Subjects
Creator:Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
Title:Ernest Hemingway manuscripts
Date(s):1930-1939
Call No:MSS 0268
Abstract:Ernest Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story writer. By the late 1930s, his reputation was well established by the success of his novels The Sun Also Rises[...] (1926) and A Farewell to Arms (1929), and his non-fiction works Death in the Afternoon (1932) and Green Hills of Africa (1935). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. The Ernest Hemingway manuscripts is a collection of typescript and carbon typescript drafts of six of Ernest Hemingway's literary works: "A Clean Well Lighted Place," "Fathers and Sons," The Fifth Column, "God Rest You Merry Gentlemen," "Green Hills of Africa", and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." The manuscripts in this collection formerly belonged to T. Otto Bruce, known as Toby, who served as Hemingway's chauffeur and companion.
Creator:Humberd, Charles
Title:Charles Humberd dime novel collection
Date(s):1938-1946
Call No:MSS 0391
Abstract:Dr. Charles Humberd of Barnard, Missouri, was a collector of dime novels active in the 1930s and 1940s. He was a mail-order customer of dime[...] novel dealers including Brooklyn-based Charles Bragin. Bragin wrote and published >Dime Novels Bibliography, 1860-1928. This small collection includes promotional material and correspondence relating to Dr. Humberd's purchase and collection of dime novels. The majority of the material concerns Dr. Humberd's business with Charles Bragin. In addition to the Bragin material, there are nine items documenting Humberd's transactions with other dime novel dealers and collectors. The collection includes a typescript "first edition" as well as a printed copy of Charles Bragin's Dime Novels Bibliography, 1860-1928 (1938).
Creator:Modern Editions Press
Title:Modern Editions Press pamphlet series one collection
Date(s):1932-1945
Call No:MSS 0099, F0938
Abstract:The original setting typescripts in this collection were edited by Kathleen Tankersley Young and published as the first Modern Editions Press pamphlet series.
Subjects:American literature--20th century | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Pamphlets--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Merci Train collection
Date(s):1936-1948
Call No:MSS 0440
Abstract:The idea for the Friendship Train originated in 1947 against the backdrop of war-torn Europe. In 1947, American citizens contributed food, clothing, medical supplies and other staples to an ever-growing[...] train of goods to be distributed to the people of war-torn France.
Creator:Herrmann, Irene
Title:Irene Herrmann Paul Bowles
Date(s):1935-1947
Call No:MSS 0487
Abstract:The American composer and author Paul Frederic Bowles was born in New York City on December 30, 1910. Back in New York in 1930, he[...] studied composition with Aaron Copland, whom he also accompanied to Yaddo in Sarasota Springs, New York, and Paris, Berlin, and Tangier. His successful career as a composer took off in the Depression with work for the Federal Theater Project (including music for Orson Welles’s Horse Eats Hat) and the Federal Music Project. Bowles became one of the preeminent composers of American theater music, producing works for William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, and others. In 1938, Paul Bowles married the aspiring writer Jane Auer, who shortly achieved critical acclaim for her first novel, Two Serious Ladies (1943). Inspired by his wife’s success and her dedication to writing, Bowles began his own career as an author, eventually surpassing his already successful reputation as a composer. Irene Herrmann holds degrees in German literature, music, as well as performance practice. She has performed for many years with the New Music Works of Santa Cruz, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and various ensembles at University of California, Santa Cruz, where she also teaches courses in the Music Department. Herrmann worked extensively with Paul Bowles and serves as the executor of Bowles’s musical estate. The Irene Herrmann-Paul Bowles music collection consists of music manuscripts, published sheet music, and sound recordings related to the American composer and writer Paul Bowles. The collected includes four series: I. music by Paul Bowles, manuscript music, II. music by other, III. ephemera, and IV. sound records. There is also an appendix of a Moroccan music recoordings index and tape list.
Creator:Le Sueur, Meridel
Title:Meridel Le Sueur papers
Date(s):1929-1942
Call No:MSS 0409
Abstract:The papers of the American writer of the political left Meridel Le Sueur consist of typescripts of Le Sueur's poems and stories, sixty-three letters to her friend writer and journalist[...] Doris Kirkpatrick (1902-1984), letters written to Le Sueur by others, photos and other images, news clippings and a periodical.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Short stories, American--20th century
Creator:Young, Anne Wheeler
Title:Anne Wheeler Young and William Young scrapbooks
Date(s):1934-1953
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0003
Abstract:This collection comprises eight scrapbooks and special periodical issues assembled and collected by Philadelphia resident Anne Wheeler Young, who was interested in sensational news such as the trial and execution[...] of Bruno Hauptmann for the murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., and celebrity coverage of British royalty, particularly King George V, King Edward VII, and Queen Elizabeth II. The collection also includes a scrapbook complied by Mrs. Young’s son, William Young, for an eighth-grade American history assignment.
Subjects:Monarchy--Great Britain--History--20th century | Great Britain--History--Edward VIII, 1936 | Great Britain--History--Elizabeth II, 1952- | Great Britain--History--George V, 1910-1936 | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Scrapbook of automobiles
Date(s):1936-1954
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0009
Abstract:This single volume scrapbook contains advertisements for automobiles, as clipped from magazines published during the 1950s, particularly the Saturday Evening Post, plus an occasional newspaper clipping.
Subjects:Automobiles--United States--History--20th century | Advertising--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Arthurs, Stanley Massey, 1877-1950
Title:Stanley Arthurs papers
Date(s):1921-1939
Call No:MSS 0098, F0111
Abstract:Signed Christmas card with original art work by Stanley Arthurs, an autograph letter of appreciation to "Dick," and half of a signed check comprise the collection with dates ranging from[...] 1921 to 1939.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971
Title:St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to Eric N. Simons
Date(s):1934-1952
Call No:MSS 0099, F0472
Abstract:Four letters from St. John Greer Ervine to Eric N. Simons.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Dramatists, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights
Creator:MacNamara, Brinsley, 1890-1963
Title:Brinsley MacNamara manuscripts
Date(s):1938-1954
Call No:MSS 0099, F0646
Abstract:Two manuscripts written by Brinsley MacNamara.
Subjects:Arts, Irish--20th century | Theater--Ireland--History--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949
Title:E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letter to Nevill [Coghill]
Date(s):1930-1949
Call No:MSS 0099, F1010
Abstract:This collection comprises a single autograph letter signed from Edith Somerville (1858-1949) to her nephew, Nevill Coghill (1899-1980).
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Ryden, George Herbert, 1884-1941
Title:George Herbert Ryden correspondence
Date(s):1927-1941
Call No:MSS 0115
Abstract:George Herbert Ryden (1884-1941), a history professor at the University of Delaware and Delaware State Archivist, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. The George Herbert Ryden collection consists of correspondence[...] files from 1927 to 1941, with the bulk of the letters from 1936 to 1939. It includes carbon copies and some originals of Ryden's outgoing letters as well as letters he received in the conduct of his affairs. However, at least a third to a half of the collection are carbons of others’ correspondence copied to Ryden because of his positions with the AAUP or Swedish-American Historical Foundation and Museum.
Subjects:Scholars--Correspondence | Professors (teacher)
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