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Creator:Richards, Robert H., Jr.
Title:Robert H. Richards, Jr., Delaware oral history collection
Date(s):1955-1981
Call No:MSS 0179
Abstract:The Delaware Oral History collection was a project of the University of Delaware History Department, directed by Dr. John Munroe and funded by Robert H. Richards, Jr.. Interviews with 317[...] Delawareans conducted between 1966 and 1978 cover topics including the following: educators, immigrants, journalism, politics, and the University of Delaware, Delaware in the Depression, and the 1950s relocation of Long Island and New Jersey potato farmers to Delaware.
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Subjects:African Americans--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Depressions--1929--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Frank, Bill, 1905-1989
Title:Bill Frank Delaware political research files
Date(s):1957-1988
Call No:MSS 0098, F0101
Abstract:Billk Frank's collection of information and clippings regarding Delaware Senators and U. S. Representatives, particularly James A. Bayard and Thomas McKean. Also included is a letter from Jeffrey Welsh, the[...] Press Secretary for the office of the Governor, concerning Buena Vista, a home that once served as the Governor's mansion.
Subjects:Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government
Creator:Williams, John J. (John James), 1904-1988
Title:Senator John J. Williams papers
Date(s):1946-1988
Call No:MSS 0127
Abstract:The papers of Senator John J. Williams span the dates 1946-1988, with the bulk of the collection representing the years of his career in the U.S. Senate, 1947-1970.
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Subjects:Senators | Delaware--Politics and government--1865-1950 | Delaware--Politics and government--1951-
Creator:Voshell, Robert J.
Title:Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks
Date(s):1925-2004
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0119
Abstract:Delaware native Robert J. Voshell spent his career working for the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles and served as a State Senator representing the Milford area from 1993-1998. The Robert[...] J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks contains 17 volumes and 2 albums of flyers, clippings, bumper stickers, newsletters, brochures, posters and other ephemeral material pertaining to local, state and federal elections, Delaware government and politics.
Subjects:Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Postcards--Delaware | Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | More Subjects
Creator:Edwards, Jeannette Slocomb
Title:Jeanette Slocomb Edwards papers
Date(s):1962-1989
Call No:MSS 0098, F0159
Abstract:The Jeannette Slocomb Edwards papers consist of a photocopy of a Christmas poem, a handwritten Christmas/New Year's postcard with a drawing and poem by Edwards on the front, several newspaper[...] clippings and an obituary related to Edwards, who was a poet laureate for the state of Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Heckert, Clarice U.
Title:Clarice U. Heckert papers
Date(s):1960-1984
Call No:MSS 0841
Abstract:Clarice U. Heckert (1911-2005), a Republican and community activist, served as representative to the Delaware General Assembly in the 11th (1965-1968) and the 9th districts (1969-1974), in the Wilmington area,[...] between 1964 and 1974.The Clarice U. Heckert papers document the decade-long political career of a northern Delaware woman in the Delaware General Assembly during the mid-twentieth century.
Subjects:Women legislators--United States | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Social problems | More Subjects
Creator:Powell, Walter A. (Walter Anderson), 1855-1948
Title:Walter A. Powell letters to William P. Frank
Date(s):1928-1978
Call No:MSS 0098, F0184
Abstract:Delaware historian Walter A. Powell wrote these four letters ranging in dates from 1928 to 1978 to Wilmington News Journal columnist William P. (Bill) Frank in response to Frank's inquiries[...] about articles, pamphlets, or books written by Powell.
Subjects:Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Historians | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Smith, Gwynne P.
Title:Gwynne P. Smith papers
Date(s):1958-2002
Call No:MSS 0528
Abstract:Gwynne P. Smith (1924-2010) was a Republican politician and community activist who served as a state representative in the Delaware General Assembly from 1974 to 1990, representing Delaware’s 10th (1975-1982)[...] and 7th (1983-1990) districts (Green Acres). The Gwynne P. Smith papers document the civic activities and legislative career of a woman committed to protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Delaware. Consisting of 17.5 linear feet and oversized materials, her papers include logs, notes, correspondence, campaign records, voter registration lists, news clippings, state documents, draft legislation, legislative issue files, newsletters, brochures, realia, photographs, audio-visual materials and oversized maps.
Subjects:Political campaigns | Political participation | Delaware. General Assembly. House of Representatives | Women legislators--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Archaeological Society of Delaware
Title:Archaeological Society of Delaware records
Date(s):1933-2011
Call No:MSS 0578
Abstract:This collection contains the administrative and organizational records for the incorporated educational group, the Archaeological Society of Delaware. The materials span the length of the organization's existence from 1933 to[...] the present.
Subjects:Archaeology--Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur), 1916-2011
Title:Russell W. Peterson papers
Date(s):1953-2010
Call No:MSS 0745
Abstract:Russell W. Peterson (b. 1916), served as Governor of Delaware from 1969 to 1973. The Russell W. Peterson papers span the dates 1953-2010, with the bulk of the material dating[...] 1970-2010. Records include correspondence, speeches, personal notes, press clippings, schedules, calendars, personal planners, informational materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
Subjects:Environmental policy--Delaware--History--20th century | Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Delaware--History--20th century | Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Social justice--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Walsh, Grace Lloyd Collins
Title:Grace Lloyd Walsh papers
Date(s):1910-1992
Call No:MSS 0145
Abstract:The Grace Lloyd Walsh papers consist of approximately 1.5 linear feet of personal and business papers, a scrapbook, photographs, and ephemera documenting the personal and professional life of prominent Wilmington[...] businesswoman and freelance artist Grace Lloyd Collins Walsh (1896?–1992).
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945 | Theater | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Delaware
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:American Association of University Women. Delaware Division
Title:American Association of University Women Delaware Division records
Date(s):1922-2010
Call No:MSS 0529
Abstract:The American Association of University Women Delaware Division records reflect the history, structure, public policies, and programs of this group, and its relationship to the state branches and national organization[...] of AAUW. AAUW's mission is to advance equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, research, and philanthropy.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in education--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Women college graduates--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
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:Torch Club of Delaware
Title:Torch Club of Delaware records
Date(s):1930-2012
Call No:MSS 0522
Abstract:Spanning the dates 1930 to 2016, the Torch Club of Delaware records include administrative documents, financial records, monthly meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence and newspaper clippings documenting the social, intellectual,[...] and financial changes this civic club underwent throughout the twentieth century.
Subjects:Clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Men--Societies and clubs--History | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Kallal, Catherine W.
Title:Catherine W. Kallal papers
Date(s):1968-2005
Call No:MSS 0543
Abstract:The Catherine W. Kallal Papers pertain to the publication of Delaware Government by the League of Women Voters of Delaware, Kallal’s years as president of the LWV of Delaware and[...] the LWV of Greater Wilmington, as well as information on environmental issues in Delaware from 1968 to 2005.
Subjects:Environmental policy--Research | Environmental protection | Environmental sciences | Environmental protection--Delaware | 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:Wilson, Gregory C.
Title:Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards
Date(s):1871-2002
Call No:PPI 0107
Abstract:The Gregory C. Wilson collection of African-American postcards and trade cards comprises 1.3 linear feet of postcards, trade cards, printed ephemera, and letters. The majority of the collection consists of[...] nineteenth- and twentieth-century American postcards and trade cards that feature a diverse array of positive and negative images of African Americans. The collection as a whole documents the history of harmful stereotypes that represented social values and mores across the country. Images include ridicule of black religion, harm to black children, scatological humor, poverty, crime, music, and labor, as well as race relations, military service, domestic scenes, transportation, women, and tribal depictions.
Subjects:African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | African Americans--History--20th century--Pictorial works | Racism--United States--Pictorial works | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Delaware postcard collection
Date(s):1881-2014
Call No:PPI 0100
Abstract:The Delaware postcard collection houses examples of many of the different types of postcards produced from the late nineteenth century to the modern era, including real photo postcards, linen postcards,[...] and photochrome or chrome postcards. It also serves as a visual record of the historic and geographic changes in Delaware over this time period.
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Subjects:Postcards--Delaware | Postcards--Middle Atlantic States | Architecture--Delaware--History--19th century | Architecture--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware. Library
Title:Delaware ephemera collection related to politics, policy, and government
Date(s):1970-2019
Call No:MSS 0733
Abstract:This Delaware ephemera collection is a vertical file of fliers, clippings, artifacts, and other ephemeral materials pertaining to local and federal election campaigns, environmental groups, grassroots organizations, and political groups.
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Subjects:Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | Environmentalism | Political campaigns | More Subjects
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