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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: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:Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977
Title:Louis Untermeyer papers
Date(s):1902-1972
Call No:MSS 0111
Abstract:The Louis Untermeyer papers consist of five linear feet of manuscript material abandoned by Untermeyer when he sold his Adirondack home, Stony Water, around 1970. Dating from 1902 through 1972,[...] with the bulk of the papers dating 1912–1935, the collection is composed of correspondence, proofs, lists, scrapbooks, notes, photographs, programs, announcements, lectures, anthologies, poems, reviews, essays, and a bookplate.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Editors--United States--20th century | American poetry--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:White, Willard M. (Melvin)
Title:Reverend Willard M. White scrapbooks
Date(s):1919-1988
Call No:MSS 0576
Abstract:The scrapbook collection of Reverend Willard M. White, Delaware-born Methodist minister, spans nearly seventy years and includes ten scrapbooks relating to White’s education at the Westminster (later Wesley) Theological Seminary,[...] work with Christian youth clubs and camps during the 1930s, and service to several Methodist Protestant and United Methodist churches in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Subjects:Church camps--Maryland--Methodist Church--History--20th century | Methodist Church--Clergy--20th century | Clergy | Cumberland (Md.)--History--20th century | More Subjects