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Creator:Episcopal Church. Diocese of Delaware
Title:Episcopal Diocese of Delaware treasurer's report
Date(s):1906-1907
Call No:MSS 0098, F0045
Abstract:Missionary contributions report prepared by Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church treasurer George C. Thomas, accounting for the receipts from each parish in the Episcopal Diocese[...] of Delaware for September 1, 1906, to May 1, 1907. Additional handwritten notes on verso.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Gove Saulsbury document for James B. Bell
Date(s):1870
Call No:MSS 0098, F0048
Abstract:A printed document signed by American physician and Delaware Governor Gove Saulsbury appointing James B. Bell of Boston, Massachusetts, to be a Commissioner for the state of Delaware on January[...] 28, 1870.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Johnson, D. E., active 1984
Title:S. Marston Fox : 20th century civic leader, communist lobbyist and architect of parkland and historical preservation : typescript
Date(s):1984
Call No:MSS 0098, F0053
Abstract:One photocopy of a biographical essay and collection of documents relating to Delaware civic leader, lobbyist, and architect of parkland and historic preservation S. Marston Fox written shortly after his[...] death in 1984.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Handy, Minerva Spencer, 1867-1946
Title:Through the years with aunt Clara
Date(s):1966
Call No:MSS 0098, F0060
Abstract:One photocopy of Minerva Spencer Handy's biographical book, "Through the years with aunt Clara," based on correspondence and conversations between Clarissa Gordon Dilworth and the author from 1928 to 1938.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784
Title:Caesar Rodney receipts
Date(s):1794
Call No:MSS 0098, F0108
Abstract:Receipt issued to Continental Congressman from Delaware and signer of the Declaration of Independence Caesar Rodney from Reese Bishop, Joseph B. McKeary, and Isaac Wharton dated from January 7, to[...] January 10, 1794.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Ferris, John, 1710-1751
Title:John Ferris receipts
Date(s):1775-1795
Call No:MSS 0098, F0114
Abstract:Five receipts or notes made out to Wilmington, Delaware, cabinetmaker John Ferris from John Lea, Isaac Andrews, Henry Stidham, and Nathan Miller, as well as one note written by Ferris[...] all spanning from 1775 to 1779.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:McLane, Louis, 1786-1857
Title:Louis McLane letter of introduction to Robert H. Ingles
Date(s):1846
Call No:MSS 0098, F0137
Abstract:One handwritten letter by Delaware Senator and U.S. Minister to England Louis McLane to member of Parliament for Oxford Robert H. Ingles regarding letters of introduction for two friends visiting[...] Oxford dated July 22, 1846.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Hossinger, James, 1838-1906
Title:James Hossinger papers
Date(s):1790-1915
Call No:MSS 0206
Abstract:James Hossinger was born in 1838 and was a resident of Newark, Delaware, Hossinger was a farmer for most of his life. He also took an active interest in[...] public service, serving as a trustee on the board of Delaware College, treasurer for the Board of Trustees of the Academy of Newark, treasurer for the Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company, treasurer for Newark Real Estate Company, and president of the National Bank of Newark. The James Hossinger Papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, estate papers, receipts, and bills of this prominent resident of late nineteenth-century Newark, Delaware. Hossinger was either a signatory or a witness for the majority of legal documents included in the collection. The earliest document in the collection is a 1790 indenture between John Stockton and David Clark for a parcel of land located in White Clay Creek Hundred. The estates represented in the collection were either held in trust by Hossinger or ones in which he acted as executor, including the estate of his father Joseph.
Subjects:Delaware
Creator:Penn, John, 1729-1795
Title:John Penn document certifying Caesar Rodney as Colonial Supreme Court Justice
Date(s):1770
Call No:MSS 0098, F0049
Abstract:One autograph document by Lieutenant Governor of Colonial Pennsylvania John Penn certifying Caesar Rodney's status as a Colonial Supreme Court Justice in the counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex[...] on the Delaware River in 1770. The lower portion of the document is missing.
Subjects:Delaware | Delaware--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Creator:United States. Army
Title:William G. Robelen U.S. Army discharge document
Date(s):1864
Call No:MSS 0098, F0115
Abstract:U.S. Army discharge document for William G. Robelen, after three years of service in the G Company, 6th Regiment of the U.S. Cavalry, at age 18, on August 4, 1864.
Subjects:Delaware | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Chester, Frederick D. (Frederick Dixon), 1861-1943
Title:Frederick D. Chester catalog of insects
Date(s):1890-1895
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0092
Abstract:This volume contains Frederick D. Chester’s research notes on insects collected between 1890 and 1895 in Delaware.
Subjects:Entomology | Insects | Delaware | Newark (Del.)
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:Delaware Folklore Society
Title:Delaware Folklore Society audio recordings
Date(s):1950-1955
Call No:MSS 0695
Abstract:These audiotape recordings by members of the Delaware Folklore society feature folk tales, narratives, songs, sermons, and discussions of folklore. The recordings provide a glimpse into the work of an[...] organization dedicated to preserving and studying the folk heritage of Delaware.
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Subjects:African Americans--Delaware | Folklore--Delmarva Peninsula | Finns--Delaware | Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware
Title:University of Delaware audio recordings of poetry readings
Date(s):1953-1964
Call No:MSS 0696
Abstract:This collection features audiotape recordings of poetry readings and performances by American poets and University of Delaware professors. The collection contains poetry readings dating from 1953 to 1960 by Robert[...] Hillyer, an influential poet and professor at the University of Delaware. There are also recordings of poetry readings, some broadcast by Delaware radio stations, by Wilbur Owen Sypherd, professor and administrator at the University of Delaware. The collection also features a reading by English actor Claude Rains and readings at the University of Delaware by American poets Robert Lowell and Robert Frost.
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Subjects:Poetry--Study and teaching--United States | Actors (performing artists) | Poets | Professors (teacher) | More Subjects
Creator:Kaufman, Edward E., 1939-
Title:Edward E. "Ted" Kaufman papers
Date(s):1994-2013
Call No:MSS 0660
Abstract:Edward E. "Ted" Kaufman (b. 1939) represented Delaware in the United States Senate from January 15, 2009 - November 15, 2010. Democrat Ted Kaufman was appointed by Governor Ruth Ann[...] Minner to fill the Senate vacancy caused by the resignation of newly elected Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.; Senator Ted Kaufman did not seek election to the office in a special election for the seat in November 2010. The bulk of the Ted Kaufman papers documents the 22 months he spent in the United States Senate with additional materials related to his earlier political career and post-Senate activities.
Subjects:Legislation | Legislators--United States--Biography | Politicians | Delaware | 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: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:Burdick, Kim, 1948-
Title:Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife
Date(s):1982-1991
Call No:MSS 0265
Abstract:Kim Rogers Burdick is an author, historian, project director, folklorist, teacher, curator and non-profit leader. The Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife consist of six essays on aspects[...] of Delaware folklife, a grant application for a Delaware Cultural Conservation Program, an editorial on Delaware's Coastal Heritage Greenway, and her biographical sketch.
Subjects:Fishing | Folklore | Ghost stories | Lobbyists | More Subjects
Creator:Frear, J. Allen, Jr.
Title:Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers
Date(s):1917-1963
Call No:MSS 0315
Abstract:J. Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) was a politician from Dover, Delaware (Kent County). A member of the Democratic Party, Frear served two terms as U.S. Senator from Delaware. The Senator[...] J. Allen Frear, Jr. papers are primarily those of his congressional career, when he represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1949 to 1960, though the collection also includes personal material from pre- and post-Congressional periods. The collection dates from 1917 to 1963, with bulk of the material dating from 1949 to 1961. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, legislation, speeches, clippings, photographs, and audio-visual material. Personal material includes correspondence, class notes, travel brochures and post cards, and memorabilia.
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Subjects:Legislation | Legislators--United States--Biography | Senators | Politicians | More Subjects
Creator:MacArtor, June D.
Title:June D. MacArtor papers
Date(s):1934-2015
Call No:MSS 0886
Abstract:June D. MacArtor (1930-2013) was one of the first twenty-five women admitted to the Delaware bar, later on serving the Attorney General of Delaware's Department of Natural Resources. MacArtor's primary[...] role was to establish a body of environmental case law used for the state of Delaware. The collection, which spans 1934-2015 reflects MacArtor's many positions within the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Delaware Division of Air and Waste Management, and the New Castle County Planning Board.
Subjects:Conservation of natural resources--Delaware | Political participation | Water-supply--Delaware--History--20th century | Watershed management | More Subjects
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