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Creator:Ives, Mary Olmstead, 1853-1904
Title:A year in England
Date(s):1893-1896
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0042
Abstract:This travel journal documents two trips to London, England, taken by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resident Mary Olmstead Ives in the 1890s. Mary, who accompanied her husband Frederic Eugene Ives and son[...] Herbert, described the journey by steamship to England, as well as events, social engagements, landmarks, tours, and local customs.
Subjects:Ocean liners--History--19th century | Color photography--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | London (England)--Description and travel | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Eclectic nineteenth-century British scrapbook
Date(s):1865-1890
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0029
Abstract:This eclectically compiled nineteenth-century British scrapbook features collectible scraps of flowers, animals, children, birds, and work scenes; greeting cards; original ink, graphite, and watercolor artwork; material related to British royalty;[...] scenes of famous British places and buildings; and numerous images from varied sources. Several items depict "exotic ethnics," such as a black woman, an "Indian," "Orientals," and "Arabs." Not all of the 36 leaves in this album are filled: the first 23 are filled, perhaps by a young woman or teenage girl; the last two leaves are filled with five color printed images of British trains cut from Boys Own Paper, suggesting perhaps a brother or son is responsible for those images in the album.
Subjects:Monarchy--Great Britain--History--19th century | Minstrel shows | Exoticism in art | Scrapbooks--Great Britain--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Storey, G. A. (George Adolphus), 1834-1919
Title:George Adolphus Storey papers
Date(s):1848-1946
Call No:MSS 0586
Abstract:The papers of George Adolphus Storey, R.A., prolific British painter and longtime teacher of perspective at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, include both published and unpublished books, poems,[...] plays, fiction, essays, lectures, notes, sketches, inventories, diaries, and other personal writings. Also included are several items belonging to his daughter, Mary Gladys Storey, an actress well-known for her charitable work during World Wars I and II.
Subjects:Painting, Victorian--Great Britain | Genre painting, British--19th century | Portrait painters--Great Britain--19th century | Painters--Great Britain--19th century--Anecdotes | More Subjects
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: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:Diary of an Irish Protestant during the potato famine
Date(s):1847-1849
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0061
Abstract:This diary was kept by an Irish Protestant between January 1, 1847 and September 9, 1849, who described the potato famine and other turmoil in Ireland.
Subjects:Ireland--History--19th century | Ireland--History--Famine, 1845-1852 | Protestants | Ireland--Description and travel | More Subjects
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