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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:Zebley, Frank R.
Title:Frank R. Zebley papers
Date(s):1897-1950
Call No:MSS 0135
Abstract:The Frank R. Zebley Papers spans the period 1897-1950, and consists of .5 linear feet of material comprising correspondence, business of the Delaware state legislature, legal and financial business of[...] the estate of Alexander C. Rodgers, a scrapbook, and ephemera. This is a very small collection of personal papers with large lacunae that make it difficult to piece together a narrative of Zebley's life.
Subjects:Legislation | Estate planning | Delaware--Politics and government | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Lewis, William Ditto
Title:Delaware Miscellany collection
Date(s):1825-1958
Call No:MSS 0598
Abstract:The Delaware Miscellany collection includes three large, green buckram-bound volumes compiled by William Ditto Lewis, which contain various documents pertaining to the history of Delaware and the surrounding region, and[...] the University of Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--18th century | Delaware--History--19th century | Delaware--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Voshell, Robert J.
Title:Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks
Date(s):1925-2004
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0119
Abstract:Delaware native Robert J. Voshell spent his career working for the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles and served as a State Senator representing the Milford area from 1993-1998. The Robert[...] J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks contains 17 volumes and 2 albums of flyers, clippings, bumper stickers, newsletters, brochures, posters and other ephemeral material pertaining to local, state and federal elections, Delaware government and politics.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Postcards--Delaware | Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | More Subjects
Creator:Powell, Walter A. (Walter Anderson), 1855-1948
Title:Walter A. Powell letters to William P. Frank
Date(s):1928-1978
Call No:MSS 0098, F0184
Abstract:Delaware historian Walter A. Powell wrote these four letters ranging in dates from 1928 to 1978 to Wilmington News Journal columnist William P. (Bill) Frank in response to Frank's inquiries[...] about articles, pamphlets, or books written by Powell.
Subjects:Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Historians | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Archaeological Society of Delaware
Title:Archaeological Society of Delaware records
Date(s):1933-2011
Call No:MSS 0578
Abstract:This collection contains the administrative and organizational records for the incorporated educational group, the Archaeological Society of Delaware. The materials span the length of the organization's existence from 1933 to[...] the present.
Subjects:Archaeology--Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
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:American Association of University Women. Delaware Division
Title:American Association of University Women Delaware Division records
Date(s):1922-2010
Call No:MSS 0529
Abstract:The American Association of University Women Delaware Division records reflect the history, structure, public policies, and programs of this group, and its relationship to the state branches and national organization[...] of AAUW. AAUW's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, research, and philanthropy.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in education--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Women college graduates--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Wolf, Dale E., 1924-
Title:Dale E. and Clarice Wolf papers and memorabilia
Date(s):1925-2013
Call No:MSS 0648
Abstract:Dale E. Wolf served as lieutenant governor of Delaware (1989-1992) and briefly as governor (December 31, 1992-January 19, 1993). The Dale E. and Clarice Wolf papers and memorabilia document Wolf’s[...] military service in World War II, his early agricultural research and DuPont Company career, his political career and public service, as well as the community service of his wife, Clarice Wolf.
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Subjects:Governors--Delaware--History--20th century | Lieutenant governors--Delaware--History--20th century | Voluntarism--Delaware--History--20th century | Politicians | More Subjects
Creator:Torch Club of Delaware
Title:Torch Club of Delaware records
Date(s):1930-2012
Call No:MSS 0522
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1930 to 2016, the Torch Club of Delaware records include administrative documents, financial records, monthly meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence and newspaper clippings documenting the social, intellectual,[...] and financial changes this civic club underwent throughout the twentieth century.
Subjects:Clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Men--Societies and clubs--History | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection
Date(s):1818-1973
Call No:MSS 0574
Abstract:This Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection includes articles and full page sheets clipped and saved from nineteenth- and twentieth-century published newspapers and periodicals (bulk dates 1950-1969). Housed in 17 folders[...] and one scrapbook, the articles focus on historic structures and locations in Delaware, local politics and people, the Delaware River, transportation, and extreme weather.
Subjects:Historic preservation--Delaware--History--20th century | Politicians--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Wilson, Gregory C.
Title:Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards
Date(s):1871-2002
Call No:PPI 0107
Abstract:The Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards comprises 1.3 linear feet of postcards, trade cards, printed ephemera, and letters. The majority of the collection consists of[...] nineteenth- and twentieth-century American postcards and trade cards that feature a diverse array of positive and negative images of African Americans. The collection as a whole documents the history of harmful stereotypes that represented social values and mores across the country. Images include ridicule of black religion, harm to black children, scatological humor, poverty, crime, music, and labor, as well as race relations, military service, domestic scenes, transportation, women, and tribal depictions.
Subjects:African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | African Americans--History--20th century--Pictorial works | Racism--United States--Pictorial works | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Delaware postcard collection
Date(s):1881-2014
Call No:PPI 0100
Abstract:The Delaware postcard collection houses examples of many of the different types of postcards produced from the late nineteenth century to the modern era, including real photo postcards, linen postcards,[...] and photochrome or chrome postcards. It also serves as a visual record of the historic and geographic changes in Delaware over this time period.
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Subjects:Postcards--Delaware | Postcards--Middle Atlantic States | Architecture--Delaware--History--19th century | Architecture--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Ward, Christopher, 1868-1943
Title:Christopher Ward papers
Date(s):1894-1966
Call No:MSS 0107
Abstract:The Christopher Ward papers record the career of popular early 20th century Delaware author Christopher Ward (1868-1943). The papers comprise manuscript drafts, typescripts, poetry, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks, and reflect[...] Ward's career as a professional author during the latter half of his life.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | American literature--20th century | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 | Delaware--History--18th century
Creator:Layton, L. Lee, Jr., 1899-1985
Title:L. Lee Layton, Jr. papers
Date(s):1928-1984
Call No:MSS 0534
Abstract:The L. Lee Layton, Jr., papers include personal and business papers of this well known Sussex countian and Dover-area businessman. Files relate to his business Layton & Company, and landholdings[...] in Layton Farms and Cypress Farms. Mr. Layton maintained topical files on various political and social issues, as well as correspondence and publications related to his opinions. Additional papers belong to Mr. Layton's wife, Marianne Layton.
Subjects:Sussex County (Del.)--History--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government--1951-
Creator:MacArtor, June D.
Title:June D. MacArtor papers
Date(s):1934-2015
Call No:MSS 0886
Abstract:June D. MacArtor (1930-2013) was one of the first twenty-five women admitted to the Delaware bar, later on serving the Attorney General of Delaware's Department of Natural Resources. MacArtor's primary[...] role was to establish a body of environmental case law used for the state of Delaware. The collection, which spans 1934-2015 reflects MacArtor's many positions within the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Delaware Division of Air and Waste Management, and the New Castle County Planning Board.
Subjects:Conservation of natural resources--Delaware | Political participation | Water-supply--Delaware--History--20th century | Watershed management | More Subjects
Creator:Newark Publishing Co. (Newark, Del.)
Title:Newark Publishing Co. records
Date(s):1936-1981
Call No:MSS 0879
Abstract:Newark Publishing Co. was a Newark, Delaware, printing business established in the mid-20th century and was owned and operated by William H. Durham from circa 1967 to 1981. Newark Publishing[...] Co. records comprises over 3000 job printing files created by the press for largely Newark, Delaware-based businesses between 1963 and 1981. The collection also includes administrative and financial records of the company and its precursor, the Newark Post weekly newspaper, from 1936-1981.
Subjects:Printing | Printing--History | Printing--United States--History--20th century | Advertising--History--20th century | 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: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
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