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Creator:Gardner, Ralph D.
Title:Ralph D. Gardner papers
Date(s):1919-1967
Call No:MSS 0406
Abstract:The Ralph D. Gardner papers is a collection of plays, stories, and case reports written by Pennsylvania State Police officer Ralph D. Gardner. Spanning the[...] dates 1919 to 1967, with the bulk of the collection dated between 1925 and 1944, the papers consist of one linear foot of carbon copies of case reports, correspondence, clippings, a speech, magazines, two photographs, as well as typescript and handwritten manuscripts for plays and stories.
Creator:McKenna, Stephen, 1888-1967
Title:Stephen McKenna papers
Date(s):1917-1966
Call No:MSS 0625
Abstract:English novelist Stephen McKenna (1888-1967) published forty-seven novels and six nonfiction books about English upper-class life before and after World War I. The collection spans from 1917 to 1966, with[...] the bulk of the materials dating between 1917 to 1935, and includes correspondence to the author, manuscripts of short stories and lectures by McKenna, excerpts from other authors' works, newspaper clippings from McKenna's 1921 promotional tour in Sweden, and a volume of photographs featuring McKenna in his home.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | World War, 1914-1918--England--Fiction | Authors
Creator:Leahy, Paul
Title:Paul Leahy papers
Date(s):1920-1965
Call No:MSS 0189
Abstract:This collection contains correspondence and ephemera belonging to Judge Paul Leahy of Wilmington, Delaware. Majority of the correspondence includes letters with American novelist and short story writer, John O'Hara (1905-1970).[...] Their correspondence spans a period from 1960 to 1965.
Creator:Bell, Clive, 1881-1964
Title:Clive Bell letters to Gilbert Seldes
Date(s):1921-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0517
Abstract:British art critic and writer Clive Bell (1881-1964) wrote several letters to American theater and pop-culture critic and writer Gilbert Vivian Seldes (1893-1970) between 1921 to 1957, detailing personal matters,[...] mutual friends, travels, and professional events. Also included are autographed notes, written by Seldes and dated 1966, about a meeting between Bell and Seldes and his impressions of Bell.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Critics | Authors
Creator:Farrell, Rita Katz
Title:Rita Katz Farrell Collection Related to Dance
Date(s):1920-1993
Call No:MSS 0430
Abstract:Reference and research files that Rita Katz Farrell compiled during her career as a critic, freelance writer, and teacher.
Creator:Gold, Joseph, 1912-
Title:Sir Joseph Gold literary manuscript collection
Date(s):1904-1972
Call No:MSS 0658
Abstract:British attorney and author Sir Joseph Gold (1912-2000) was a respected collector of modern first editions of British and American writers and poets. The Sir Joseph Gold literary manuscript collection[...] comprises 1.6 linear feet of correspondence, manuscripts, publishing files, and publications of mid-twentieth century British and American poets, publishers, and scholars.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Beat generation--Poetry | English poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers supplement
Date(s):1914-1992
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, memorabilia and books.
Subjects:Prohibition--United States--History | Elections | Public relations | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:O'Brien, Kate, 1897-1974
Title:Kate O'Brien letter to Mary O'Neill
Date(s):1897-1974
Call No:MSS 0099, F0429
Abstract:Letter from Kate O'Brien to Mary O'Neill. Originally laid in a copy of O'Brien's As Music and Splendour.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Moore, George 1852-1933
Title:George Moore letters to Lady Leonie Leslie
Date(s):1897-1977
Call No:MSS 0099, F0649
Abstract:Collection of eleven letters from Irish writer George Moore to Lady Leonie Leslie, found in Sir Shane Leslie's copy of the book,GM: Memories of George Moore. Also includes Sir Shane[...] Leslie's review of the book and three letters written to him.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--19th century | Authors, Irish--20th century | Authors
Creator:Bellanova, Piero
Title:The Futurism collection
Date(s):1909-1969
Call No:MSS 0220
Abstract:Futurism, a twentieth-century movement founded by the Italian writer Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944), embraced literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, and music. Marinetti called for a new art form that would reflect[...] contemporary living conditions and break with the aesthetic traditions of the nineteenth century. The Futurism collection consists of notes, clippings, and essays compiled by Luigi Scrivo and P. Bellanova for their proposed history of Futurism, "Volgarizzazione del Futurismo." The bulk of the material in this collection is written in Italian. Included are five different plans for the work; the manuscripts of approximately eight essays; five collections of statements from Mussolini, Ezra Pound, and others; numerous clippings; tear sheets from "Il Libro Italiano;" and an annotated Marinetti bibliography.
Creator:Johnson, Everett C., 1877-1926
Title:Press of Kells collection
Date(s):1916-1981
Call No:MSS 0236
Abstract:The Press of Kells was founded in Newark, Delaware, ca. 1916 by Everett C. Johnson. Johnson, who founded the Newark Post in 1910, was a Secretary of State for[...] Delaware, an alumnus and member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Delaware, a gentleman farmer, and a journalist and printer. The press was named after the Irish monastery which produced the Book of Kells in the seventh century.This small collection consists of documents, ephemera, and clippings relating to Everett C. Johnson and the Press of Kells. Special Collections holds additional publications of the Kells Press which are cataloged in the printed collections.
Creator:Dodd, Mead & Company
Title:Dodd, Mead & Company archive
Date(s):1896-1974
Call No:MSS 0250
Abstract:The publisher, Dodd, Mead and Company, was begun in New York City in 1839 as the firm, Taylor and Dodd. In 1876, Bleecker Van Wagenen became a partner and the[...] name was changed to its final form, Dodd, Mead and Company. The Dodd, Mead and Company Archive consists of two linear feet of material. The archive is comprised of correspondence, contracts, photographs, wills, probate documents, biographies, drafts, notes, copyright documents, poems, printed programs, ephemera, and clippings. This selection of the company files details the business arrangements between the publisher and various Black American authors. Authors included in this collection are Arna Wendell Bontemps, Benjamin Brawley, Orde Coombs, Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Alan Lomax, and Raoul Abdul. The University of Delaware Library holds only a small portion of the Dodd Mead Archives. The University of Delaware Library does not have any information regarding disposition of the remainder of the archive.
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to research on Irish women
Date(s):1920-1988
Call No:MSS 0287
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to research on Irish women consist of 2.3 linear feet of material. The papers include notebooks, letters, books, periodicals, clippings, photographs, drafts, poems, calendars, a reel-to-reel tape, and pamphlets. Three-quarters of the papers relate to research completed by Kay Boyle for a book on Irish women. Kay Boyle was very interested in the struggles which women faced throughout history in their attempts to achieve civil and economic rights. That interest, in addition to curiosity about the Boyle family ancestry in Ireland and concern for a peaceful settlement of troubles in Northern Ireland, brought her to Ireland in 1976 to begin research for a book about the women of Ireland.
Creator:Colish, Abraham, 1882-1963
Title:The Press of A. Colish Archives
Date(s):1913-1990
Call No:MSS 0358
Abstract:American fine printer and publisher Abraham Colish (1882-1963) immigrated with his family to the United States from Eastern Europe in the late nineteenth century. Colish founded by press in 1907,[...] specializing in advertising typography and bythe late 1920s, it was producing fine printing jobs as well as advertising. The Press of A. Colish Archive consists of five linear feet of material, as well as five oversize boxes. The archive includes correspondence, galley and page proofs, drafts, notes, photographs, negatives, illustrations, advertisements, clippings, broadsides, books, chapbooks, printing journals, typography specimens, financial documents, and ephemera. The collection is divided into six series: I. History and Information, II. Print Jobs from the Press of A. Colish, III. Collaborations, IV. Printing and Publishing Materials, V. Personal Documents, and IV. Photographs.
Creator:Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926
Title:Clement King Shorter papers
Date(s):1894-1973
Call No:MSS 0387
Abstract:English journalist and editor Clement King Shorter was born in London, at Southwark, on July 19, 1857. Shorter began his career in journalism in 1888,[...] writing a weekly column about books for the Star and working as a sub-editor for the Penny Illustrated Paper, later taking a turn as editor for a numbeer of different newspapers, including the Illustrated London News, The Sphere, and The Tatler, among others. In the early 1900s, Shorter's main interest had become collecting manuscripts, books, and ephemera related to his favorite authors. Shorter was a particularly avid collector of material related to the Brontës. Shorter's collection and research eventually developed into several books on the Brontës. Clement Shorter's published writing also included several volumes on Napoleon, two works on George Borrow, a volume of essays and addresses, and a fragment of his autobiography
Creator:Coffey, Brian, 1905-1995
Title:Brian Coffey papers
Date(s):1917-1996
Call No:MSS 0382
Abstract:The Brian Coffey papers consist of personal and literary papers which document the life and career of the avant-garde Irish poet from 1917 to 1996.
Subjects:English poetry--Irish authors--20th century | Poets, Irish--20th century | Private presses--England--History--20th century | Poets | More Subjects
Creator:White, Willard M. (Melvin)
Title:Reverend Willard M. White scrapbooks
Date(s):1919-1988
Call No:MSS 0576
Abstract:The scrapbook collection of Reverend Willard M. White, Delaware-born Methodist minister, spans nearly seventy years and includes ten scrapbooks relating to White’s education at the Westminster (later Wesley) Theological Seminary,[...] work with Christian youth clubs and camps during the 1930s, and service to several Methodist Protestant and United Methodist churches in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Subjects:Church camps--Maryland--Methodist Church--History--20th century | Methodist Church--Clergy--20th century | Clergy | Cumberland (Md.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jones-Minsinger, Elizabeth
Title:Jones-Minsinger gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection
Date(s):1910-1990
Call No:MSS 0788
Abstract:The Jones-Minsinger Gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection contains recipe booklets and advertisements promoting Jell-O and Royal-brand gelatin as well as other convenience foods dating from the 1910s to the[...] 1980s.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--20th century | Advertising--United States--History--20th century | Food--Social aspects--20th century | Home Economics--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Symons, A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert), 1900-1941
Title:A. J. A. Symons papers
Date(s):1920-1982
Call No:MSS 0177
Abstract:British biographer and bibliophile A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert) Symons was born in London in 1900. A brother to novelist and critic Julian Symons, A. J. A. Symons is[...] most widely recognized for his experimental biography, The Quest for Corvo (1934), which explored the life of novelist Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo). The A. J. A. Symons Papers consist of seventy-two items (1 linear foot), including letters, essays, biographies, notebooks, pamphlets, prospectuses, lectures, booklets, drawings, legal documents, and clippings. The papers include letters and manuscripts written by Symons, as well as documents recording Symons's establishment of, and participation in, The First Edition Club and The Wine and Food Society.
Creator:Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966
Title:Paul A. Bennett collection
Date(s):1914-1973
Call No:MSS 0210
Abstract:Paul A. Bennett (1897-1966) was director of typography for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for thirty years until his retirement in 1962. The Paul A. Bennett Collection consists of 3.3 linear[...] feet of correspondence, printed material, and memorabilia from the library of type designer Bennett. The collection demonstrates some of the typographic projects on which Bennett worked. It also conveys some of the friendships and working relationships that he established with experts in the fields of typography, graphic arts, and printing.
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