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Creator:M.J. Ivers & Co.
Title:M.J. Ivers & Co. records
Date(s):1880-1915
Call No:MSS 0478
Abstract:M.J. Ivers and Company was a publisher or cheap books, including several of the Beadle's Dime series during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Included in this collection[...] are business receipts, correspondence, and publication lists. This archive represents only a small portion of material generated by M.J. Ivers and Company.
Subjects:Publishers and publishing--United States--History--19th century | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Dime novels, American | Dime novels--Publishing--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Strickland, Peter, 1837-1921
Title:Peter Strickland papers
Date(s):1857-1912
Call No:MSS 0171
Abstract:Peter Strickland (1837-1922) was a shipmaster, merchant, and U.S. consul in the French colony of Senegal. Diaries and letter books of Peter Strickland dating 1857 to 1912. While varying in[...] content, the diaries center around Strickland’s life as a merchant, both on the sea as well as in Senegal. Issues of two French colonial weekly newspapers contextualize the events of the French colony during Strickland’s time there.
Subjects:Shipping--United States--History--19th century | United States--Foreign relations--Africa | Agents (commercial representatives) | Dakar (Senegal) | More Subjects
Creator:Claghorn, John W., 1789-1869
Title:John W. Claghorn papers
Date(s):1804-1849
Call No:MSS 0610
Abstract:The papers of John W. Claghorn, a nineteenth-century businessman based in Boston and Philadelphia, include materials relating to his business and his family.
Subjects:Dry-goods--United States--History--19th century | Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century | Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century | Businesspeople | More Subjects
Creator:Virden family
Title:Virden family papers
Date(s):1783-1901
Call No:MSS 0489
Abstract:This collection relates to the Virden (or Virdin) family of Delaware, specifically Samuel Virden (1793-1876) of Kent County and his descendants. Samuel's children and their spouses also figure prominently in[...] this collection. The Virden family papers, spanning the years 1783-1901, consist of thirty-six letters, receipts, deeds, accounts, and other documents.
Subjects:Families--Delaware--History--19th century | Businesspeople--Delaware--History--19th century | Shipping--Delaware--History--19th century | Businesspeople | More Subjects
Creator:Battaglia, Victor F., Sr.
Title:Victor F. Battaglia, Sr., papers
Date(s):1981-2012
Call No:MSS 0654
Abstract:Victor F. Battaglia, Sr. is a Wilmington attorney specializing in general litigation, civil and criminal law, hospital litigation, legal and medical malpractice and discipline, and estate planning and probate law.[...] The Victor F. Battaglia, Sr., papers, spanning from 1981-2012, contains correspondence, reports, notes, legal documents, board and committee meeting minutes, articles, speeches, prepared remarks and lecture notes documenting his professional activity, public activity, and charitable work.
Subjects:Prison administration--United States | Prison sentences--United States | Sentences (Criminal procedure) | Prisoners--Civil rights | More Subjects