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Creator:McLane, Louis, 1786-1857
Title:Louis McLane letter to Pere Biddle
Call No:MSS 0098, F0040
Abstract:Diplomat, cabinet member, and Delaware politician Louis McLane sent this one-page signed and handwritten letter to his landlord Pere Biddle concerning improvements to his rental property on December 4, 1824.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Hall, John, active 1772-1774
Title:Land indenture between John Hall and Alexander [Porver] in Mifflin Township
Call No:MSS 0098, F0042
Abstract:Land indenture signed by John Hall of Wilmington, Delaware, attributed as being the first bookbinder in Delaware, to Alexander [Porver], dated December 26, 1772. This is possibly the only example[...] of Hall's autograph.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Björk, Ericus
Title:Ericus Björk letter to Carl Wistrom
Call No:MSS 0098, F0043
Abstract:First pastor of Old Swedes' Church Rev. Ericus Björk handwrote this one-page letter indicating receipt of several hundred books from King Charles XII of Sweden and acknowledging setbacks faced by[...] the Swedes as they fought Russia in the Great Northern War in this letter dated May 3, 1711.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Cobwebbs (restaurant)
Title:Cobwebbs restaurant menus, Wilmington, Delaware
Call No:MSS 0098, F0046
Abstract:Four autograph menus for meals at the Wilmington, Delaware, restaurant Cobwebbs dated February 3-8, 1932. Also included are two pieces of stationery, one containing notes.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Dickinson, John, 1732-1808
Title:John Dickinson letter to Tench Coxe
Call No:MSS 0098, F0055
Abstract:Founding Father of the United States and politician John Dickinson sent this letter to American political economist and Pennsylvania Delegate to the Continental Congress Tench Coxe expressing gratitude for his[...] reply accompanied with an etched profile portrait of Dickinson sent on July 5, 1788.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Wesleyan Female College (Wilmington, Del.)
Title:Caroline Virginia Hieskell diploma from Wesleyan Female Collegiate Institute
Call No:MSS 0098, F0064
Abstract:Diploma granted to Caroline Virginia Hieskell by the Wesleyan Female Collegiate Institute in Wilmington, Delaware, on July 17, 1850.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Taylor, Robert
Title:Robert Taylor letter to John Reynell
Call No:MSS 0098, F0068
Abstract:Brief autograph letter from Robert Taylor of Wilmington, Delware, to Philadelphia merchant and banker John Reynell, requesting loaves of loaf sugar on September 2, 1768.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Arthurs, Stanley Massey, 1877-1950
Title:Stanley Arthurs papers
Call No:MSS 0098, F0111
Abstract:Signed Christmas card with original art work by Stanley Arthurs, an autograph letter of appreciation to "Dick," and half of a signed check comprise the collection with dates ranging from[...] 1921 to 1939.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Conrad, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1852-
Title:Henry C. Conrad letter to unidentified
Call No:MSS 0098, F0113
Abstract:Handwritten letter by U.S. Commissioner and Supervisor of Elections for Delaware Henry C. Conrad to an unidentified recipient offering gratitude for two photographs of an old church and inquiring whether[...] more information about said church is available, dated November 22, 1897.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Taft League of Delaware
Title:Seventh Ward Taft League documents
Call No:MSS 0098, F0116
Abstract:A typescript document on Taft League of Delaware letterhead petitioning the formation of Seventh Ward Taft League containing signatures of citizens and their corresponding addresses who favor the election of[...] William H. Taft as President of the United States, accompanied by a "Taft Reception Committee 1908" ribbon.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Loftus, John M.
Title:John M. Loftus Richmond School Furniture Co. letter and circular
Call No:MSS 0098, F0144
Abstract:A collection comprised of John M. Loftus's materials as an agent for the Richmond School Furniture Co. which includes a letter with envelope, a post card for response, and a[...] descriptive circular picturing the Richmond automatic desk and other models from 1901.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Seary Company
Title:Delaware State Lottery letter advertising special ticket package by Seary Company
Call No:MSS 0098, F0050
Abstract:Issued by the Seary Company General Agents for the Delaware State Lotteries, this document was sent to members of the public offering a ticket package on November 20, 1860.
Subjects:Advertising--History--19th century | Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
Title:Emile E. Bucher documents
Call No:MSS 0098, F0121
Abstract:A certificate of exemption for a drafted person on account of disability dated September 16, 1863, certifying that by reason of physical disability, Emile J. Bucher, of Wilmington's 3rd Ward[...] in New Castle County, is unfit for military duty. The second document is an oversized United States of America passport for Emile E. Bucher (1868-1914), Bucher's son, describing his physical characteristics, signed by U.S. Senator Thomas F. Bayard (D-Del., 1869-1885), and issued on September 6, 1888.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.) | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Creator:Ward, Christopher, 1868-1943
Title:Christopher Ward letter to Marina Wister
Call No:MSS 0098, F0176
Abstract:Delaware author Christopher Ward sent this three-page signed and handwritten letter to his friend Marian Wister in 1926.
Subjects:American literature--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Parks, Charles Cropper, 1922-2012
Title:Charles and Inge Parks greeting cards to Miriam Willis
Call No:MSS 0098, F0190
Abstract:Delaware sculptor Charles Parks (1922-2012) and his wife Inge sent these two holiday greeting cards to Miriam Willis.
Subjects:Sculptors--United States--20th century--Correspondence | Sculptors | Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Daley, Anne
Title:Anne Daley autograph album
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0013
Abstract:Anne Daley attended Ursuline Academy in Wilmington, Delaware, in the 1950s. She kept this autograph album with signatures and inscriptions from her friends during her freshman year, 1956.
Subjects:English language--Slang--History--20th century | Catholic high school students--Delaware--History--20th century | Catholic high schools--Delaware--History--20th century | Students | More Subjects
Creator:Worrell, M.C.L., 1809-1905
Title:Reminiscences of Wilmington
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0086
Abstract:This manuscript consists of M.C.L. (Miriam C. Lamborn) Worrell’s reminiscences about Wilmington, Delaware, in the 1810s-1820s. The notes were recorded by Worrell in the 1880s-1890s.
Subjects:Quakers--Delaware--History--19th century | Wilmington (Del.) | Delaware--History--19th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church (Wilmington, Del.)
Title:Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church record book
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0094
Abstract:This volume contains records from the Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church of Wilmington, Delaware, from 1885 to 1914.
Subjects:Methodist Episcopal Church--History | Church history--19th century | United States--Religious life and customs--History--19th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Lewis, Horacio D.
Title:Horacio D. Lewis papers
Call No:MSS 0732
Abstract:The Horacio D. Lewis papers consist of Dr. Lewis’ letters, articles, and publications related to his personal and civic involvement and recognition of activities associated with the civil rights of[...] the Latino and African-American communities in Delaware and the desegregation of Delaware’s public schools.
Subjects:Judgments | Newark (Del.) | Wilmington (Del.) | Panama Canal (Panama) | More Subjects
Creator:Grier, A. O. H. (Albert Oliver Herman), 1867-1953
Title:A. O. H. Grier letter to Blanche J. Swayne
Call No:MSS 0098, F0191
Abstract:Delaware historian and journalist A. O. H. Grier (1867-1953) wrote to thank Wilmington native Blanche J. Swayne for her note congratulating him on the publication of his 1945 book, "This[...] was Wilmington : a veteran journalist's recollections of the 'good old days.'"
Subjects:Journalists--United States | Historians--United States--History--20th century | Journalists--United States--Correspondence | Historians--United States--Correspondence | More Subjects
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