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Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to Anthony Weller
Date(s):1986-1990
Call No:MSS 0099, F0731
Abstract:Five letters and one postcard written by Paul Bowles to Anthony Weller, dating 1986-1990.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Translators--Arab countries--20th century | Literature--20th century | Musicians | More Subjects
Creator:Metcalf, Paul C.
Title:Paul Metcalf letters to Ted Wilentz
Date(s):1984-1991
Call No:MSS 0099, F0842
Abstract:The collection comprises letters and postcards written from Paul Metcalf, experimental American writer, to Ted Wilentz, former owner of the Eighth Street Bookshop in New York City, between 1984 and[...] 1991.
Subjects:American literature--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Experimental fiction, American--20th century
Creator:Burdick, Kim, 1948-
Title:Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife
Date(s):1982-1991
Call No:MSS 0265
Abstract:Kim Rogers Burdick is an author, historian, project director, folklorist, teacher, curator and non-profit leader. The Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife consist of six essays on aspects[...] of Delaware folklife, a grant application for a Delaware Cultural Conservation Program, an editorial on Delaware's Coastal Heritage Greenway, and her biographical sketch.
Subjects:Fishing | Folklore | Ghost stories | Lobbyists | More Subjects
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to Nathalie Blondel
Date(s):1987-1990
Call No:MSS 0099, F0857
Abstract:In these twenty letters to Nathalie Blondel, written between 1987 and 1990, American author Paul Bowles provided recommendations for editorial and publication decisions concerning three of Jane Bowles’s unpublished short[...] stories.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Authors
Creator:Elliot, Mary Jane
Title:Mary Jane Elliot papers
Date(s):1979-1992
Call No:MSS 0533
Abstract:The Mary Jane Elliot papers relate to her volunteer work in the area of Wilmington, Delaware, between 1979 and 1992.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings poetry notebooks
Date(s):1981-1992
Call No:MSS 0283
Abstract:The British poet Elizabeth Jennings, born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, has published more than 20 books of poetry since the 1950s. She constructed short, meditative lyrics that[...] are known for their simplicity, control, and range of feeling. This collection of Elizabeth Jennings's poetry manuscripts is composed of seven notebooks and three folios which contain over 260 autograph poems, as well as one letter to Jennings from Stephen Spender. In addition to poems, the notebooks contain some personal and financial notes made by Jennings and several prose pieces. The prose include as essay on G. K. Chesterton, another piece on Ruth Pitter, and a piece titled "Relative Failures."
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to Cherie Nutting
Date(s):1985-1999
Call No:MSS 0826
Abstract:This collection consists of eighty-three letters written by American expatriate writer and composer Paul Bowles to American photographer Cherie Nutting between October 1985 and March 1999.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Photography | Ethnomusicology | Tangier (Morocco)--Intellectual life--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Reid, Christina, 1942-
Title:My name, shall I tell you my name? : playscript and theater program
Date(s):1989-1990
Call No:MSS 0099, F0747
Abstract:Playscript and theater program for Irish playwright Christina Reid's "My Name, Shall I Tell You My Name?" produced by the Yew Theater Company of Ireland.
Subjects:English drama--Irish authors--20th century | Playwrights | Northern Ireland--Drama--20th Century
Creator:McKenna, Bernard
Title:Bernard McKenna collection related to Irish theater and writers
Date(s):1983-1995
Call No:MSS 0433
Abstract:The Bernard McKenna collection related to Irish theater and writers comprises playbills and other material from four Irish theater companies, and letters (1994-1995) from [...] Robert Hogan, Irish literary scholar and professor emeritus of English literature at the University of Delaware. McKenna, an associate editor of the Dictionary of Irish Literature, assembled the collection of playbills in the course of his own study of Irish theater. Hogan’s letters to McKenna, written in his capacity as editor-in-chief of the Dictionary, regard McKenna’s contributions to the Dictionary. The collection includes playbills and other material McKenna received from five Irish theater companies: Charabanc Theatre Company of Belfast, The Lyric Theatre of Belfast, Field Day Theatre Company of Derry, The National Theatre Society Limited (Abbey and Peacock Theatres) of Dublin, and The Passion Machine of Dublin.
Creator:Chance, Elbert, 1926-
Title:Elbert Chance papers
Date(s):1987-1993
Call No:MSS 0326
Abstract:Thomas Elbert Chance was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on July 21, 1926. The Elbert Chance (1926- ) collection consists of .33 linear feet and is comprised of preservation photocopies of[...] several episodes of "Newark As it Was," Chance's weekly column which appeared in the Wilmington News Journal's Compass section from 1987-1992. Chance's column was a retrospect of Newark, Delaware, focusing on the cultural, social, and physical development of the city, the impact of national and international events on Newark's citizens, and the evolution of the University of Delaware. Additionally, the collection contains an article saluting Newark's Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder Company for a century of fire-fighting service and a typescript of a speech written and delivered by Elbert Chance on the fiftieth anniversary of Newark High School's graduating class of 1943.
Creator:Carper, Thomas R., 1947-
Title:Thomas R. Carper congressional papers
Date(s):1979-1993
Call No:MSS 0399
Abstract:Thomas R. Carper (1947- ) served the state of Delaware as its member-at-large in the U.S. House of Representatives for five terms: he was elected as a Democrat to the[...] Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1993). Carper served on the committees of Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, and Merchant Marine and Fisheries, with memberships on several subcommittees. Carper was elected with the "budget conscious class of 1982" and was a fiscal conservative in his legislative efforts. Carper worked on the bailout plan for the savings and loan industry, correctly predicting the enormity of the problem. The Thomas R. Carper congressional pPapers reflect issues on banking, environmental and coastal concerns, fishing and tourism, and many other topics of interest to Delawareans in the 1980s. In addition to correspondence, memoranda, and office files, the collection includes reports, documents, and memorabilia from Carper's congressional career.
Subjects:Politicians--Delaware--20th century | Legislators--United States--Biography | United States. Congress--Constituent communication | Flood insurance--Law and legislation--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Sombre Reptiles (Firm)
Title:Sombre Reptiles Press records
Date(s):1977-1994
Call No:MSS 0560
Abstract:The Berkeley, California-based Sombre Reptiles Press was founded in 1978 by poet Jerry Ratch and artist Mary Ann Hayden. This small collection consists of approximately one linear foot of material[...] related to the operation of the press and the publication of its works, spanning the dates 1977 and 1994, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977 to 1982.
Subjects:Private presses--California--Berkeley--History--20th century | Printers (people) | Authors | Artists (visual artists)
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to John Martin
Date(s):1975-1990
Call No:MSS 0324
Abstract:Paul Frederic Bowles was born in New York City on December 30, 1910. Since the 1940s, Bowles has written numerous works of fiction, essays, translations, travel writing, poems, and other[...] works. Among Bowles's best-known fictional works are the novels The Sheltering Sky (1949), Let It Come Down (1952), The Spider's House (1955); and his initial short story collection, The Delicate Prey and Other Stories (1950). Paul Bowles has also had a prominent career as a composer. He studied with both Aaron Copland and Virgil Thomson, and during the 1930s and 1940s became one of the pre-eminent composers of American theater music. Paul Bowles letters to John Martin consist of a substantial group of eighty-four letters written by Paul Bowles to John Martin, plus a copy of Bowles' manuscript for Points in Time. Eight letters from Mohammed Mrabet to Martin (as translated and typed by Bowles), as well as copies of Bowles' English translations of Mrabet's play, Earth, and novella, Marriage With Papers are also available in this collection.
Creator:Corman, Cid
Title:Cid Corman letters to David Giannini
Date(s):1980-1999
Call No:MSS 0351
Abstract:American poet Cid (Sidney) Corman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 29, 1924. Corman went on to found and edit the literary quarterly Origin, which published the work of[...] new or little-known authors, in addition to studying in several international locations and creating his own poetry. The collection of Corman's letters to fellow poet David Giannini contains 173 items and consist primarily of autograph postcards, and to a lesser extent, typed letters on aerogrammes. Corman writes all his letters from Kyoto, and many contain brief descriptions of Japanese life and surroundings. In addition, most of the postcards contain pictures of Kyoto, some of them near Corman's residence. Corman writes of his opinion of and experiences with the "Lang Gang," his name for language poets such as Susan Howe and Ron Silliman. He also writes about his own poetry; during this period, Corman is composing and publishing Of, a single work of 3,750 poems divided into five volumes of equal length.
Creator:Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-1998
Title:John Malcolm Brinnin letters to John Matthew O’Shea
Date(s):1977-1991
Call No:MSS 0404
Abstract:Poet and biographer John Malcolm Brinnin was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on September 13, 1916. Brinnin, who was also a critic, anthologist, and teacher,[...] taught at Vassar, Boston University, the University of Connecticut, and Harvard. Brinnin was the first person to bring Welsh poet Dylan Thomas to the United States and was responsible for all of Dylan Thomas's reading tours in this country. John Malcolm Brinnin Letters to John Matthew O’Shea consists of fifty-four letters written by Brinnin, between 1977 and 1991, to his friend John O’Shea, who was a companion to Truman Capote during the 1970s. When the first letters available in this collection were written, Brinnin was coping with the illness of his long-time friend Bill Read, who died in June 19, 1978. In his letters Brinnin reflected on his situation and inquired about O’Shea’s life with his friend Truman Capote.This collection complements thirteen letters written by John O’Shea to Brinnin, which are available in the John Malcolm Brinnin Papers (Ms 103).
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to Ned Leavitt and six typescript manuscripts
Date(s):1975-1992
Call No:MSS 0778
Abstract:This collection consists of ninety-three letters from American expatriate author and composer Paul Bowles to his literary agent at the William Morris Agency, Ned Leavitt, and six typescript manuscripts Bowles[...] sent to the William Morris Agency, all created between 1975 and 1992. There are also six letters written by Bowles to other individuals and three letters written to Leavitt by individuals collaborating on work with Bowles.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Film adaptations | Copyright
Creator:Skerl, Jennie
Title:Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection
Date(s):1985-1997
Call No:MSS 0663
Abstract:The Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection contains correspondence from Paul Bowles to American Beat scholar Jennie Skerl, as well as additional correspondence, notes, and transcripts of interviews about Bowles's life,[...] work, and Tangier literary circle.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Poets | Scholars | More Subjects
Creator:Smiley, Jane
Title:Literary letters to Dr. Alvin C. Weseley
Date(s):1987-1995
Call No:MSS 0099, F1026
Abstract:This collection consists of correspondence from writers Elizabeth Tallent, Jane Smiley, and Larry McMurtry to Dr. Alvin C. Weseley, dating between 1987 and 1995.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:McGraw, DeLoss
Title:Artwork related to W. D. Snodgrass
Date(s):1986-1998
Call No:GRA 0120
Abstract:This collection of artwork by American painter and poet DeLoss McGraw comprises ten pieces of original artwork reflecting the artist's collaboration with, creative responses to, and inspiration drawn from the[...] works of American poet W. D. (William De Witt) Snodgrass.
Subjects:Artistic collaboration--United States--History--20th century | Artists--United States--Pictorial works | Artists--United States--20th century | Artists (visual artists)
Creator:Cairns, Edward
Title:Edward Cairns papers
Date(s):1973-2000
Call No:MSS 0518
Abstract:The papers of Edward L. Cairns reflect the interest of this longtime resident of the greater Elkton, Maryland, and Newark, Delaware, area and citizen activist in regional highway planning, local[...] environmental issues, traffic patterns, and growth concerns for the region, since the early 1970s.
Subjects:Community development | Transportation--Delaware--History--20th century | Highway planning--Citizen participation | Traffic congestion--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
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