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Creator:Budd family
Title:Budd family papers
Date(s):1818-1866
Call No:MSS 0540
Abstract:This collection includes early nineteenth-century correspondence of the Budd family of Philadelphia (primarily to or from lawyer Thomas Allibone Budd) and the Davis family of Smyrna, Delaware, and late nineteenth-century[...] photographs of Budd family descendants.
Subjects:Lawyers | United States--Description and travel | United States--History--19th century
Creator:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W.D. Snodgrass letters to Lila Jean Hank
Date(s):1944-1946
Call No:MSS 0723
Abstract:Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet W.D. (William De Witt) Snodgrass (1926-2009) wrote 58 letters between 1944 and 1946 to his then-fiancée Lila Jean Hank after being drafted into the United States[...] Navy and stationed in Saipan. The letters described life on the naval base at the end of World War II and a long, anxious period of demobilization in the Pacific. Snodgrass was one of the early practitioners of the confessional style in American poetry with his first volume Heart's Needle (1959) written after his divorce from Hank in 1953 and inspired by the subsequent estrangement from their daughter.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944 | World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American | More Subjects
Creator:Perrett, Louise
Title:Lillian Ann Gibbins, The Girl Graduate : Her Own Book
Date(s):1924-1929
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0063
Abstract:This gift book was used as a scrapbook by Lillian Ann Gibbins to commemorate her graduation from St. Elizabeth Academy in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1926.
Subjects:Women--United States--Social life and customs--20th century | Female Friendship | Women--Education | Saint Louis (Mo.)
Creator:Penny, Georgina Maria Cooper, 1850-1902
Title:Georgina M. Cooper copybook and poetry scrapbook
Date(s):1866-1900
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0095
Abstract:This nineteenth-century copybook and scrapbook was kept by student (and later teacher) Georgina Maria Cooper of Hollandsville, Delaware. It contains pages of copied phrases completed when Cooper was in school,[...] poetry clippings, copied lists of deaths and marriages in Kent County, Delaware, and a list of her students in 1871.
Subjects:Education--Delaware--History--19th century | Students | Teachers | United States--Religious life and customs--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Parker, Jessie Southard
Title:Jessie Southard Parker journal and scrapbook
Date(s):1899-1916
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0057
Abstract:These nine volumes are a journal and scrapbook kept by Jessie Southard Parker of Belmont, Massachusetts, from 1899 to 1916. Parker wrote extensively about her social and family life, thoughts[...] on current events, and belief in Christian Science, supplementing her entries with theatrical programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other pieces of ephemera.
Subjects:Christian Science | Theater | Choral Societies | World War, 1914-1918 | More Subjects
Creator:Carty family
Title:Carty family papers
Date(s):1815-1912
Call No:MSS 0507
Abstract:The Carty family papers, 1815-1912, represent nearly a century of the business activities as well as the personal lives of various members of the Carty family of New Jersey. The[...] collection also includes papers of the Shreve family, which seems to have been related to the primary family in some way. The material consists mainly of receipts, account ledgers, and personal and business correspondence.
Subjects:Businesspeople--United States--History--19th century | House construction--United States--History--19th century | Architecture, American--History--19th century | Architecture--New Jersey--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Livermore, W. R. (William Roscoe), 1843-1919
Title:William Livermore papers
Date(s):1814-1919
Call No:MSS 0157
Abstract:The William Livermore papers give a comprehensive account of the career of a U.S. Army engineer in the mid-to-late nineteenth century.
Subjects:Engineers
Creator:Salmon Poetry Ltd.
Title:Salmon Poetry Ltd. records supplement
Date(s):1996-2011
Call No:MSS 0438
Abstract:The Salmon Poetry Ltd. records supplement contains administrative files and the press's publishing files for books produced between 2000 and 2011. Founded and directed by the American-Irish poet, Jessie Lendennie,[...] Salmon Poetry Ltd. is noted particularly for its publication of poetry and its promotion of women writers. This supplement complements the core archival records of Salmon Publishing, Ltd., which was acquired by the University of Delaware Library in 1998.
Subjects:Literature publishing--Ireland--History--21st century | English poetry--Irish authors--21st century | Authors | Publishers | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-
Title:Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection
Date(s):1925-1997
Call No:MSS 0641
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection comprises 1 linear foot of material spanning the dates between 1925 and 1997 and includes correspondence to and from American poet Marianne[...] Moore, the majority of which was written to Phoenix Book Shop proprietor Robert A. Wilson; works by and about Moore; newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, broadsheets, and invitations documenting aspects of Moore’s career and public appearances; audio recordings; and realia.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors | Booksellers
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:Furnival, John, 1933-
Title:John Furnival papers
Date(s):1941-2016
Call No:MSS 0746
Abstract:John Furnival (born 1933) is a British visual artist whose work is associated with the Concrete Poetry, Mail Art, and Fluxus movements, as well as with the American Beats. In[...] 1964, Furnival, along with Dom Sylvester Houédard, founded Openings Press, a small Gloucestershire press dedicated to publishing concrete poetry and similar work. The John Furnival papers encompass nearly fifty years of the artist’s personal and professional activity and document his involvement with the International Concrete Poetry and Mail Art movements through correspondence, publications, broadsides, and posters.
Subjects:Concrete poetry | Experimental poetry, English | Printing | Printing presses in art | More Subjects
Creator:Hutchinson, Betty Lee
Title:Betty Lee Hutchinson papers
Date(s):1900-2012
Call No:MSS 0839
Abstract:Betty Lee Hutchinson, a Democrat and Newark City Council member (1977-1980 and 1984-1988) was born November 18, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Harry J. Truman, Sr. (1897-1965), and Merle Carte[...] Truman (1901-2001). The Betty Lee Hutchinson papers document the personal interests and civic activities of a woman with ties to Newark, Delaware, and the University of Delaware community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Political participation | Women--Delaware--History--21st century | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:World fairs and expositions collection
Date(s):1851-1967
Call No:MSS 0630
Abstract:This artificial collection comprises a variety of types of material documenting world fairs and expositions, spanning the dates between 1851 and 1967, with the bulk of the collection dating from[...] the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Material consists of printed matter and ephemera, including newspapers, programs, invitations, maps, brochures, viewbooks, advertisements, stationery, contracts, bonds, trade cards, and a scrapbook; photographs and prints; and realia souvenirs.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Exhibitions--United States--History--20th century | Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century | London (England)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Garland, Bruce
Title:Bruce Garland collection of Thomas Wise material
Date(s):1897-2007
Call No:MSS 0646
Abstract:The Bruce Garland collection of Thomas Wise material comprises approximately 1.6 linear feet of material pertaining to English bibliographer, book collector, and forger Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937). Much of the[...] collection's material was compiled by English bibliographer and book collector John Carter (1905-1975), who co-authored with Graham Pollard (1903-1976) An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets (1934), which effectively outed Wise as a forger. The collection contains correspondence, including original correspondence of Wise's, manuscripts, page proofs, galley proofs, auction catalogs, clippings, scrapbooks, periodicals and articles, and ephemera.
Subjects:Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--19th century | Literary forgeries and mystifications--History--20th century | Bibliographers | Collectors | More Subjects
Creator:Allmond, Charles M., 1931-
Title:Charles Allmond papers
Date(s):1982-2013
Call No:MSS 0673
Abstract:The papers of Delaware artist Charles Allmond (born 1931) document over three decades (1981-2013) of his prolific career. The collection comprises 3 linear feet and oversize removals that include drawings,[...] designs, slides, sculptures, as well as files of correspondence and documentation for exhibitions in which his work was included.
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Subjects:Sculptors--United States--20th century | Sculpture, American--20th century | Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions | Animal sculpture--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Johnson, Everett C., 1877-1926
Title:Everett C. and Louise Staton Johnson papers
Date(s):1835-1988
Call No:MSS 0361
Abstract:The Everett C. & Louise Stanton Johnson papers concern the personal affairs of prominent Delaware publisher and politician Everett C. Johnson (1877-1926) and his wife Louise Staton Johnson (1882-1977). In[...] addition, the collection contains material from their Newark publishing house, the Press of Kells, which brought the Arts and Crafts Movement to the community from 1916 to 1918.
Subjects:Printers--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Newspaper publishing--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Statesmen--Delaware--History--20th century | Publishers and publishing--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects