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Creator:Puymaurin, Jean-Pierre-Casimir de Marcassus, baron de, 1757-1841
Title:Receueil d'Observations
Date(s):1825-1841
Call No:MSS 0095, Item 0032
Abstract:This bound nineteenth-century French manuscript is a sort of commonplace book, written in part and compiled by Jean-Pierre-Casimir Marcassus de Puymaurin, records his observations about many different subjects, including agriculture,[...] rural economic concerns, manufacturing developments, scientific experiments, medical and pharmacological remedies and recipes, historical events, and political topics.
Subjects:Agriculture--France--History--18th century | Agriculture--France--History--19th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--19th century | Politics, practical--France--History--18th century | More Subjects
Creator:Mercier, J.
Title:Cahier de théorie : notebook on weaving
Date(s):1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0174
Abstract:This volume of weaving techniques was created circa 1893 by J. Mercier, who was possibly a student at the École Municipal de Tissage et de Broderie in Lyon, France, where[...] he learned industrial textile design.
Subjects:Textile industry--France--History--19th century | Weaving--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--19th century | France
Creator:Savey, J., active 1914-1915
Title:Cours de Tissage weaving manual
Date(s):1914-1915
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0182
Abstract:This manuscript volume is a student thesis or weaving manual prepared by J. Savey, apparently a student of Professeur F. Brocard, for a course at the École de la Salle[...] Commerciale et Industrielle in Lyon, France, in 1914-1915. Savey’s manuscript reflects a mastering of the mechanical aspects of looms and weaving and includes 180 colorful fabric swatches illustrating patterns and finishes.
Subjects:Jacquard weaving--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--20th century | Textile Industry--France--History--20th century | Weaving--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--20th century | France
Creator:Roux, Léon
Title:Cours Théoriques de Tissage et de Broderie weaving manual
Date(s):1902-1903
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0184
Abstract:In this manuscript, entitled “Cours Théoriques de Tissage et de Broderie,” creator Léon Roux described the different methods of weaving and embroidering textiles as well as the patterns one could[...] achieve by employing these techniques. The volume was created in 1902-1903.
Subjects:Jacquard weaving--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--20th century | Weaving--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--20th century | France
Creator:Simonton, Fagan Hull, 1894-1983
Title:Fagan H. Simonton World War I letters to Mrs. W. A. Simonton
Date(s):1918-1919
Call No:MSS 0098, F0128
Abstract:These twelve letters were written by Delawarean Fagan H. Simonton to his mother, Mrs. W. A. (Hettie) Simonton, who resided in Wilmington, Delaware, during his service in the U.S. Army[...] during the first World War. The letters, which date from June 1918 to May 1919, document the experiences of training and embarkment from Camp Meade to France. With references to trenches, gas "the flu," and the armistice, the letters Simonton's experiences in Europe during America's late entrance to the Great War and the period of occupation following the cessation of hostilities.
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918 | France--History--20th century
Creator:Washburn, Selina C.
Title:Selina C. Washburn travel diary
Date(s):1854
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0080
Abstract:American Selina C. Washburn kept this travel diary during her 1854 voyage from Boston, Massachusetts, to London, England, and Paris, France. Selina and her sister Sarah accompanied their father Cyrus[...] Washburn on a business trip and her diary records her impressions of persons encountered, shops visited, and sightseeing excursions.
Subjects:Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Women travelers--19th century | Travelers | England--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Brenner, Summer
Title:Summer Brenner papers
Date(s):1962-2005
Call No:MSS 0617
Abstract:The Summer Brenner papers offers a comprehensive view of an American poet and novelist's life across four decades beginning in the 1960s. The collection includes extensive personal correspondence and journals,[...] literary manuscripts and drafts documenting all stages of the writing and publishing process, and Brenner's work from magazine contributions, book publications, and community projects.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American literature--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Novelists | More Subjects
Creator:Conard-Pyle Co.
Title:Conard-Pyle Company records supplement
Date(s):1868-2000
Call No:MSS 0634
Abstract:The Conard-Pyle Company records supplement includes substantial additions to the series in the original collection, as well as records which constitute three new series related to the Atlantic Coast Nurseries,[...] Inc., printed material, and Robert Pyle's professional papers.
Subjects:Gardening--Periodicals | Gardening--Societies, etc.--History--20th century | Gardening--United States--History--20th century | Horticultural products industry--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Dalcour, Clementina
Title:Clementina Dalcour travel diary
Date(s):1891-1903
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0122
Abstract:This travel diary belonging to American foreign language instructor Clementina Dalcour documents her European travels between 1891 and 1903, including travel in Paris, Antwerp, and Brussels. Some entries, such as[...] those written in Paris, are in French.
Subjects:Women travelers--19th century | Travelers' writings, American--19th century | Educators | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Ingram, William A.
Title:William A. Ingram diary of European travel
Date(s):1853
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0115
Abstract:This travel diary documents the mid-nineteenth-century European excursion of American William A. Ingram. Along with several other young male friends, he visited Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, and Austria.
Subjects:Grand tours (Education)--History--19th century | Travelers' writings, American--19th century | Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Pepys, Walter Courtenay, 1840-
Title:Walter Courtenay Pepys travel journal
Date(s):1866-1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0120
Abstract:The journal of Englishman Walter Courtenay Pepys chronicles trips to Italy, France, Monaco, and Algeria in 1867. Entries describe travel conditions, landmarks visited, hotels, meals, and social engagements.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Algeria--Description and travel | France--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Giles, John C., approximately 1825-1893
Title:Incidental notes of a trip to Europe made in 1868
Date(s):1868
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0029
Abstract:John C. Giles's journal contains a detailed account of his daily activities on a grand tour of Europe taken with his wife and daughter from June 3 to November 24,[...] 1868. Giles described landmarks, churches, museums, plays, concerts, weather, hotels, transportation, shopping, dining, correspondence, people met, and social activities.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Sowden, Emily
Title:Notes on trips to Paris, Normandy and Brittany : Notes on a trip through the Smoky Mountains in 1935
Date(s):1933-1939
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0069
Abstract:These two travel journals belonging to Emily Sowden contain descriptions of trips to France, the Southeast United States, and Latin America in the 1930s. The entries feature itineraries with commentary[...] and are supplemented by numerous postcards, photographs, small maps, and plant specimens.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--20th century | Tourism--Latin America--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Ward, Thomas, Jr., active 1860
Title:Thomas Ward travel journal
Date(s):1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0078
Abstract:This journal was kept by Thomas Ward, Jr., and chronicles his sightseeing trip to England, Ireland, Scotland, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy in 1860. Entries provide a record of[...] the voyage and a summary of each day of sightseeing.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Travelers--Diaries | Travelers | More Subjects
Creator:Bissinger, Karl
Title:Karl Bissinger papers
Date(s):1935-2008
Call No:MSS 0682
Abstract:The papers of American photojournalist, restaurateur, and peace activist Karl Bissinger (1914-2008) encompass nearly seventy years of professional activity. This collection not only provides abundant documentation of Bissinger's careers in[...] photography and social activism, but also offers rich visual resources for the history of photography in post-World War II America.
Subjects:Photography--United States--History--20th century | Peace movements--United States--History--20th century | Portraits--20th century | Travel photography--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Gold, Joseph, 1912-
Title:Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection
Date(s):1960-1996
Call No:MSS 0472
Abstract:The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and[...] miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States | Black power--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Champney, Richard, 1794-
Title:Journal of Travels Commencing from the Year 1798
Date(s):1827-1828
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0009
Abstract:Richard Champney’s memoir, which he entitled in full "Journal of Travels commencing from the year 1798, through various parts, of England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, Canada, United-States of North[...] America, Denmark, Germany, Holland, & the Netherlands. &c. by Richard Champney," was handwritten in four bound volumes and are a polished and edited version of daily journals kept by Richard Champney and his parents. The journals detail Champney's childhood journey from London, England, to Lexington, Kentucky, where his father had acquired property in settlement of a debt and the five-year struggle to live there. The journals describe Champney's return to England and subsequent education, career as a sailor on a merchant vessel, as well as his enlistment in the militia and service in Wellington's Peninsular Campaign during the Napoleonic Wars.
Subjects:Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky | Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Farmers--Diaries | 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