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Creator:Brooke, John Charles, 1748-1794
Title:Yorkshire, England collection
Date(s):1628-1787
Call No:GRA 0108
Abstract:Collection of prints, printed sheets, manuscripts, original drawings, and maps, removed from a scrapbook compiled by John Charles Brooke and bequeathed to the College of Arms, London, whose bookplate and[...] release stamp is present on one of the boards.
Subjects:Architecture--England--Yorkshire | Yorkshire (England)--Pictorial works | Yorkshire (England)--Maps
Creator:Allen, William F. (William Franklin), 1883-1946
Title:William F. Allen scrapbooks
Date(s):1830-1946
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0002
Abstract:Two scrapbooks chronicling William Franklin Allen's 1937-1938 term in the U. S. House of Representatives for the state of Delaware, as well as his business affairs in Seaford, Delaware.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--20th century. | Businesspeople | Legislators | Washington (D.C.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Chew, Phyllis G.
Title:Phyllis G. Chew World War I scrapbooks
Date(s):1914-1918
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0004
Abstract:Created by Phyllis G. Chew of Salem, New Jersey, these two scrapbooks of newspaper and magazine clippings document World War I, beginning in August 1914 and ending with the United[...] States's entry in 1917.
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918 | Mexican-American Border Region--History--19th century
Creator:Edgerton, Bertha
Title:Bertha and Ruth Edgerton scrapbooks
Date(s):1880-1920
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0006
Abstract:Two of the three scrapbooks in this small collection are identified as having been made by Bertha Edgerton of Creston, Lake County, Indiana. The Bertha and Ruth Edgerton scrapbooks, made[...] during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, contain collectible scraps and images from seed packets and catalogs, scrap sets, catalog illustrations and advertisements, and Sunday school cards.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Scrapbook of automobiles
Date(s):1936-1954
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0009
Abstract:This single volume scrapbook contains advertisements for automobiles, as clipped from magazines published during the 1950s, particularly the Saturday Evening Post, plus an occasional newspaper clipping.
Subjects:Automobiles--United States--History--20th century | Advertising--United States--History--20th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:World's Columbian Exposition scrapbook
Date(s):1893
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0017
Abstract:Created by an unknown individual, this scrapbook contains newsclippings from an unidentified source that document the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago, Illinois, from May 1 to October 30, 1893.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:American scrapbook of Victorian chromolithographic art prints
Date(s):1871-1896
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0035
Abstract:The creator of this scrapbook of Victorian art prints is unknown but presumed to be American as many of the images were published by H. Hallett & Co. of Portland,[...] Maine, or by Knapp Co. Lith. for the Sunday Art Supplement to the New York Recorder. The scrapbook features large chromolithographic prints (and cut-out images from prints) of beautiful women, mothers and children, cherubs, flowers and fruit, animals, American characters, and George and Martha Washington.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--19th century | Patriotism in art
Creator:Établissements Artistiques Parisiens
Title:Établissements Artistiques Parisiens, Album des Menus
Date(s):1935
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0065
Abstract:This scrapbook of menu designs was created by French printing house Établissements Artistiques Parisiens in 1935 to showcase the firm's wide range of print styles and graphic designs.
Subjects:Advertising--History--20th century | Graphic design (Typography)
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:Young, Anne Wheeler
Title:Anne Wheeler Young and William Young scrapbooks
Date(s):1934-1953
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0003
Abstract:This collection comprises eight scrapbooks and special periodical issues assembled and collected by Philadelphia resident Anne Wheeler Young, who was interested in sensational news such as the trial and execution[...] of Bruno Hauptmann for the murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., and celebrity coverage of British royalty, particularly King George V, King Edward VII, and Queen Elizabeth II. The collection also includes a scrapbook complied by Mrs. Young’s son, William Young, for an eighth-grade American history assignment.
Subjects:Monarchy--Great Britain--History--20th century | Great Britain--History--Edward VIII, 1936 | Great Britain--History--Elizabeth II, 1952- | Great Britain--History--George V, 1910-1936 | More Subjects
Creator:Dunn, Alice Goodsell
Title:Alice Goodsell Dunn notes on British literature and theater scrapbook
Date(s):1888-1897
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0024
Abstract:This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing Lynn, Massachusetts, resident Alice Goodsell Dunn's (b. 1874) notes on British literary history and theater playbills collected from productions she attended in and[...] around Boston, Massachusetts, between 1888 and 1897. Many of the playbills are accompanied by Dunn's handwritten notes and reflections on the performances.
Subjects:Theater--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century | English literature--Study and teaching--United States--History--19th century | Lynn (Mass.) | Boston (Mass.)
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Freddie Norman scrap album
Date(s):1878
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0028
Abstract:This nineteenth-century scrapbook bears the inscription "Freddie Norman Christmas 1878/ 69 Howe St. / City / from Emmie." The scrapbook features color die-cut images of ladies, children, animals, boats, flowers,[...] birds, famous composers, and seashells.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--History--19th century
Creator:Saxon, John, active 1860s
Title:John Saxon copybook
Date(s):1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0111
Abstract:This copybook, presumably owned by John Saxon, possibly of Boston, Massachusetts, was used to practice penmanship. It also contains pasted-in newspaper clippings on the topics of farming, flowers, handwriting, frogs,[...] Civil War battles, and women.
Subjects:Copybooks--United States--History--19th century | Penmanship, American--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Album of late nineteenth-century chromolithographic trade cards and printed ephemera
Date(s):1880-1890
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0047
Abstract:This album bears an inscription on the first page, “For Mother, From Austin, With Kindish Christmas Greetings” and is predominantly comprised of chromolithographic trade cards, many originating from businesses in[...] Philadelphia and St. Louis.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Late Victorian era British scrapbook of chromolithographic plates
Date(s):1895
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0046
Abstract:This late nineteenth-century British album, created by an unknown author, features scraps, chromolithographic prints, and original artwork, with many images containing motifs of Orientalism and depictions of the colonial British[...] Far East. Other common themes include fashion, religion, literature, and landscapes.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--Great Britain--History--19th century | Great Britain--Colonies--History--19th century | Imperialism in art--Great Britain--History--19th century | Orientalism in art--Great Britain--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Manuscript lettering book
Date(s):1927
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0057
Abstract:An artifact of the the early twentieth century calligraphy revival, this 114 page vellum-bound manuscript lettering book has ink-drawn and watercolor original artwork, painted copies, and book or newspaper clippings[...] of English letters glued onto its pages.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--History--20th century | Calligraphy
Creator:Cottrell Company
Title:C. B. Cottrell Sons Co. printing specimens and trade catalogs
Date(s):1874-1910
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0014
Abstract:The C. B. Cottrell & Sons Co. printing specimens and trade catalogs includes approximately 133 items related to this printing press manufacturer spanning the period 1874 to 1910. Items found[...] in the collection include trade catalogs, advertising cards, broadside and leaflet advertisements, blank stationery, memoranda, ledger sheets, invoices, receipts, and other printing specimens, and other materials related to the business.
Subjects:Printing machinery and supplies--History--19th century | Printing machinery and supplies--History--20th century | Printing machinery and supplies--Catalogs--19th century | Printing machinery and supplies--Catalogs--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Davids, Richard W.
Title:Centennial Exposition scrapbook
Date(s):1876
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0015
Abstract:This scrapbook of advertisements, trade cards, and collectible ephemera from the 1876 Centennial Exposition was created by Richard W. Davids.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--19th century
Creator:Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921
Title:John W. Jordan, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" scrapbook
Date(s):1911
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0025
Abstract:John Woolf Jordan (1840-1921) was a Philadelphia historian specializing in genealogies and personal histories, especially those of Pennsylvania families. This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing clippings of John W.[...] Jordan's travel narrative, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" from an unknown publication; also included are picture postcards and photographic illustrations of the ships on which he traveled and locations he visited, several of which are accompanied by handwritten annotations. The notes detail Jordan's sea voyage to and from England and his experiences exploring the counties of London, Surrey, and Sussex. Jordan's voyage took place between July 8 and August 6, 1911.
Subjects:Ocean travel--History--20th century | Travel--History--20th century | Travel writing--History--20th century | Historians | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Nineteenth-century children's scrap album
Date(s):1880-1885
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0027
Abstract:The creator of this late nineteenth-century scrapbook is unknown, though the contents suggest that the compiler was a child who may have lived near Albany, New York. This scrap album[...] includes chromolithographed scraps, trade cards, religious cards, visiting cards, and larger color-printed images.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--History--19th century | African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons
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