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Creator:Osborn, Stanley Hart, 1891-1975
Title:A diary of the American Red Cross Sanitary Commission to Serbia 1915-16
Date(s):1915-1917
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0056
Abstract:The journal of Dr. Stanley Hart Osborn describes his work with the Red Cross in Serbia and Montenegro during World War I. The journal is a carbon copy of a[...] typescript of the daily journal kept by Osborn from May 1915 to Jan 1916 and relates his experiences as a member of a neutral organization during the war. The journal also features over 300 photographs taken by Osborn, corresponding to events in the diary.
Subjects:Physicians--Diaries | Epidemics--Serbia--Prevention--History--20th century | Sanitary engineering--Serbia--History--20th century | Sanitation--Serbia--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Travel journal through the Mid-Atlantic
Date(s):1935
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0142
Abstract:This journal of an early twentieth-century woman contains autograph entries describing eating, drinking, sightseeing, and shopping in New York City and several excursions within the Mid-Atlantic region in the 1930s.[...] The entries are accompanied by numerous black and white photographs of locations visited during her trips.
Subjects:Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Delaware--Description and Travel | Maryland--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Ives, Mary Olmstead, 1853-1904
Title:A year in England
Date(s):1893-1896
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0042
Abstract:This travel journal documents two trips to London, England, taken by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident Mary Olmstead Ives in the 1890s. Mary, who accompanied her husband Frederic Eugene Ives and son[...] Herbert, described the journey by steamship to England, as well as events, social engagements, landmarks, tours, and local customs.
Subjects:Ocean liners--History--19th century | Color photography--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | London (England)--Description and travel | More Subjects
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: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:Maxwell, James Riddle, 1836-1912
Title:James Maxwell papers
Date(s):1860-1949
Call No:MSS 0170
Abstract:The James R. Maxwell papers consist of the personal, professional, and family papers of James Maxwell, a resident of Newark, Delaware, and a civil engineer who worked for significant railroads[...] in the American West and South America in the late 19th century.
Subjects:Civil engineering--History--19th century | Railroads--History--19th century | Civil engineers | Newark (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Brenner, Summer
Title:Summer Brenner papers
Date(s):1962-2005
Call No:MSS 0617
Abstract:The Summer Brenner papers offers a comprehensive view of an American poet and novelist's life across four decades beginning in the 1960s. The collection includes extensive personal correspondence and journals,[...] literary manuscripts and drafts documenting all stages of the writing and publishing process, and Brenner's work from magazine contributions, book publications, and community projects.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American literature--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Novelists | More Subjects
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.
Subjects:African American authors--20th century
Creator:Bissinger, Karl
Title:Karl Bissinger papers
Date(s):1935-2008
Call No:MSS 0682
Abstract:The papers of American photojournalist, restaurateur, and peace activist Karl Bissinger (1914-2008) encompass nearly seventy years of professional activity. This collection not only provides abundant documentation of Bissinger's careers in[...] photography and social activism, but also offers rich visual resources for the history of photography in post-World War II America.
Subjects:Photography--United States--History--20th century | Peace movements--United States--History--20th century | Portraits--20th century | Travel photography--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Conard-Pyle Co.
Title:Conard-Pyle Company records supplement
Date(s):1868-2000
Call No:MSS 0634
Abstract:The Conard-Pyle Company records supplement includes substantial additions to the series in the original collection, as well as records which constitute three new series related to the Atlantic Coast Nurseries,[...] Inc., printed material, and Robert Pyle's professional papers.
Subjects:Gardening--Periodicals | Gardening--Societies, etc.--History--20th century | Gardening--United States--History--20th century | Horticultural products industry--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Bailey, Jeffrey
Title:Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers
Date(s):1942-2006
Call No:MSS 0670
Abstract:The Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers is a combination of correspondence and personal papers originated by American author and actor James Leo Herlihy and literary papers belonging[...] to Herlihy’s long-time friend and literary executor, American author Jeffrey Bailey.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Artists--United States--20th century | Dramatists, American--20th century | Actors--United States--20th century | More Subjects