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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: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: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: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: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: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:Creator unknown
Title:Early twentieth-century British children's scrapbook
Date(s):1895-1905
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0038
Abstract:This early twentieth-century British children's scrapbook, compiled by an unknown child, contains colorful die-cut scraps and collected images of children, flowers, animals, clowns, pastoral scenes, uniformed British military, folktale characters,[...] depictions of children's games, depictions of Santa Claus, and other Christmas scenes.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--Great Britain--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:Children's scrapbook belonging to "A.R."
Date(s):1850-1899
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0026
Abstract:This nineteenth-century children's scrapbook bears the initials "A.B." and the date 1891 in cross stitch on a small oval canvas label affixed to a red cloth cover. The scrapbook features[...] both German and English trade cards; collectible scraps of flowers, animals, children, and flowers; visiting cards; New Year cards; color printed cartoons of Grimm fairy tales and rhymes in German; and other color printed images.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--19th century
Creator:Nelson, David Fox
Title:David Fox Nelson scrapbooks
Date(s):1863-1895
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0109
Abstract:The collection consists of five scrapbooks assembled between 1869 and 1890 by David Fox Nelson, an African American man who escaped from slavery in North Carolina as a child and[...] eventually arrived in New York, where he worked for the post office for several decades. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings covering a wide range of topics, especially subjects of particular significance to African Americans in the Reconstruction era. One scrapbook contains correspondence from Nelson's acquaintances of high political or social standing. Another scrapbook was assembled by Nelson for his future wife, Cassie E. Day.
Subjects:Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | African Americans--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century | Slavery--United States--History--19th century | African American postal service employees
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:Brown, Harry Fletcher
Title:Harry Fletcher Brown collection
Date(s):1881-1960
Call No:MSS 0436
Abstract:The Harry Fletcher Brown collection, spanning the years 1881-1960 (bulk dates 1910-1952), contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, business cards, legal documents, printed material, ephemera, a photograph, World War I medal,[...] programs, and blueprints of his Wilmington, Delaware, residence.
Subjects:Chemical industry--History--19th century | Chemical industry--History--20th century | Philanthropists--United States--History--19th century | Philanthropists--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection
Date(s):1818-1973
Call No:MSS 0574
Abstract:This Delaware clippings and scrapbook collection includes articles and full page sheets clipped and saved from nineteenth- and twentieth-century published newspapers and periodicals (bulk dates 1950-1969). Housed in 17 folders[...] and one scrapbook, the articles focus on historic structures and locations in Delaware, local politics and people, the Delaware River, transportation, and extreme weather.
Subjects:Historic preservation--Delaware--History--20th century | Politicians--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Harris, Ella, active 1875-1895
Title:Ella Harris nineteenth-century American scrapbook
Date(s):1875-1895
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0030
Abstract:This nineteenth-century American children's scrapbook bears the inscription "To Ella, Much Love from Edith and Edna." The scrapbook features trade cards; Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, and New Year's greeting cards;[...] collectible scraps of flowers, animals, and children; one silk program for "Nunnemacher's Grand Opera" featuring a performance of Martha by the Milwaukee Philharmonic Society.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--History--19th century
Creator:Williams, James, 1825-1899
Title:Williams family papers
Date(s):1861-1947
Call No:MSS 0353
Abstract:The Williams family papers concern the business and personal affairs of prominent Delaware politician and landowner James Williams (1825-1899), and his son Nathaniel J. Williams (1857-1943), who was also a[...] prominent politician and landowner. In addition, the collection contains documents relating to the business of Parvis & Williams, a Middletown-based fertilizer manufacturing company headed by James Williams once he joined John Parvis in 1885. The collection comprises correspondence, college exercise books and notebooks, account books, ledgers, canceled checks, tax forms, stock and real-estate transactions, legal business, bills, and ephemera.
Subjects:Stocks | Landlord and tenants | Real property--Delaware | Real property--Maryland | More Subjects
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: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: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:Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
Title:William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Date(s):1844-2005
Call No:MSS 0638
Abstract:The William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood comprises 10.5 linear feet of material plus oversize items dating from 1844 to 2005 and includes extensive[...] bibliographic information relating to the works of Charles Dickens and specifically to the author's final novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870), which was unfinished at the time of his death. The collection, which illuminates Oliver's activities as a collector and bibliographer, includes publications that printed original versions of the storyline, as well as various derivative works based on the novel; extensive bibliographies of editions of Dickens's works and scholarly work on Dickensiana, with a focus on Edwin Drood; and travel information and souvenirs from Dickens-related landmarks and events.
Subjects:English literature--History and criticism | Novelists, English--19th century | Book collecting | Book collectors | More Subjects
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
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