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Creator:Elliot, Mary Jane
Title:Mary Jane Elliot papers
Date(s):1979-1992
Call No:MSS 0533
Abstract:The Mary Jane Elliot papers relate to her volunteer work in the area of Wilmington, Delaware, between 1979 and 1992.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Keefe, Tammis (Margaret Thomas), 1913-1960
Title:Wilmington, Delaware : silk screen map on linen handkerchief
Date(s):1944-1960
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0002
Abstract:American textile artist Tammis (Margaret Thomas) Keefe (1913-1960) designed this vintage fabric handkerchief depicting a map of Wilmington, Delaware, which was silk-screened by J. H. Kimball, Inc., New York.
Subjects:Handkerchiefs--United States--History--20th century | Screen process printing--United States--History--20th century | Textile crafts--United States--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Dorsey, George M., 1897-1984
Title:George M. Dorsey letters
Date(s):1943-1946
Call No:MSS 0322
Abstract:The 93 letters in this collection span the dates July 3, 1943, to March 23, 1946, and reflect George Dorsey's experiences and observations while stationed in India during World War[...] II. All of the letters are addressed to Mary Emily Dorsey, George's only sister, who resided in Wilmington, Delaware.
Subjects:V-mail | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | India--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Stewart, Willard S., 1915-2003
Title:Willard Stewart photographs of Delaware
Date(s):1936-1938
Call No:PPI 0101
Abstract:Willard Stewart, one of Wilmington, Delaware's, most prominent professional portrait photographers, became the primary photographer for the Delaware Federal Writers' Project and photographed numerous Delaware buildings and landscapes. These photographs[...] document his contributions to the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS).
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Subjects:Photographers | Delaware--History--20th century | New Castle (Del.)--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Allmond, Charles M., 1931-
Title:Charles Allmond papers
Date(s):1982-2013
Call No:MSS 0673
Abstract:The papers of Delaware artist Charles Allmond (born 1931) document over three decades (1981-2013) of his prolific career. The collection comprises 3 linear feet and oversize removals that include drawings,[...] designs, slides, sculptures, as well as files of correspondence and documentation for exhibitions in which his work was included.
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Subjects:Sculptors--United States--20th century | Sculpture, American--20th century | Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions | Animal sculpture--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Hoffecker, Carol E.
Title:Carol Hoffecker Delaware bookplate collection
Date(s):1920-1940
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0001
Abstract:The Carol Hoffecker Delaware bookplate collection comprises 76 bookplates belonging to prominent early twentieth-century Delawareans and regional organizations. Individuals represented include statesmen, businessmen, and members of distinguished families, such as[...] the du Pont and Warner families.
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Subjects:Art in bookplates | Bookplates | Bookplates, American | Collectors | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections
Title:Voices of 1968 oral history collection
Date(s):2018
Call No:MSS 0858
Abstract:Voices of 1968 is an oral history collection focused on Delawareans to capture local stories of that pivotal year in American history. Interviews were conducted by Library staff, partners in[...] the Wilmington Archive Project, and other project volunteers. The topics covered in the interviews include campus politics and student activism in Delaware (particularly through the Students for Democratic Society chapter at the University of Delaware campus), reactions to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, the National Guard occupation of Wilmington, and political and social actions related to civil rights, the 1968 presidential campaign, resistance to America's involvement in Vietnam, and other aspects of life in Delaware.
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Subjects:Oral History--Delaware--20th century | Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Student movements | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Callender, Donald W., Jr.
Title:Donald Callender papers
Date(s):1968-2008
Call No:MSS 0588
Abstract:This collection documents the for-profit and nonprofit work of Donald W. Callender, Jr., an industrial archaeologist whose career in the greater Delaware-Pennsylvania-New Jersey area has involved maintenance and restoration of[...] railroads and rail cars. In addition, Callender was involved in the establishment of a regional living history museum, the leadership of historic preservation organizations, and efforts to restore the Wilmington Waterfront and increase tourism to the city. The collection also documents his personal interest in sailing and tall ships and his involvement in the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.
Subjects:Historic preservation--United States--History--20th century | Industrial management--United States--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Mackenzie, Malcolm L., 1926-2000
Title:Malcolm L. Mackenzie papers
Date(s):1926-2007
Call No:MSS 0611
Abstract:This collection contains materials relating to Malcolm L. Mackenzie's publicity firm Malcolm L. Mackenzie & Associates and Mackenzie's personal involvement with the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, other local cultural institutions, and[...] his interests in general maritime history and historic ships. Materials include publicity materials, written reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, facsimile maps, newsletters, photographs, photograph negatives, slides, and sailing and maritime history books. The collection also includes personal papers such as photographs albums, scrapbooks and Mackenzie's ships log, 1946 to 1948, of voyages to ports in the United States, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Europe while serving as a Second Mate in the Merchant Marine.
Subjects:Publicity--Delaware--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--Delaware--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--United States--History--20th century | Historic ships--17th century | More Subjects