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Creator:Wallenstein, Barry
Title:Barry Wallenstein - James T. Farrell collection
Date(s):1929-1975
Call No:MSS 0548
Abstract:The Barry Wallenstein - James T. Farrell collection comprises 0.6 linear feet of articles, manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, and notes pertaining to Wallenstein's research on American novelist James T. Farrell and[...] spans the dates between 1929 and 1975.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors | Scholars | Chicago (Ill.)--Fiction
Creator:Wallenstein, Barry
Title:Barry Wallenstein James T. Farrell collection
Date(s):1929-1974
Call No:MSS 0589
Abstract:This collection includes manuscripts by James Farrell, copies of selected published writings by Farrell, photographs of and published articles about Farrell. Also included are writings on Farrell by Barry Wallenstein,[...] as well as notes taken by Wallenstein on works by Farrell and writings related to him.
Subjects:Authors
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe
Date(s):1929-1975
Call No:MSS 0604
Abstract:The Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe comprises 49 letters and postcards reflecting the long-lasting friendship Bowles maintained with Widdicombe, whom Bowles met during his brief time as a student[...] in Virginia. While on his travels, Bowles posted letters from various locations abroad, which ranged in content from news about musical and literary acquaintances, such as Aaron Copland or Gertrude Stein, to sketches of local nationals and their culture.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Composition (music)--History--20th century | Composers | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Powell, Walter A. (Walter Anderson), 1855-1948
Title:Walter A. Powell letters to William P. Frank
Date(s):1928-1978
Call No:MSS 0098, F0184
Abstract:Delaware historian Walter A. Powell wrote these four letters ranging in dates from 1928 to 1978 to Wilmington News Journal columnist William P. (Bill) Frank in response to Frank's inquiries[...] about articles, pamphlets, or books written by Powell.
Subjects:Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Historians | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965
Title:Nancy Cunard and Hugh Ford letters to David Garnett
Date(s):1928-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0580
Abstract:Nancy Cunard (1896-1965) daughter of Sir Bache Cunard, of the shipping family, and Lady Emerald Cunard, was brought up in England. In 1920 she moved to Paris and became acquainted[...] with many of the writers and artists living there. Inspired by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, who published her poem Parallax at their Hogarth Press, she learned printing and operated the Hours Press in France from 1928 to 1931, publishing work by Walter Lowenfels, Laura Riding, Robert Graves, Alvaro Guevara, Richard Aldington, and others. The eight letters in this small collection are together as a result of Hugh Ford's 1968 volume Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel. Two letters are from Ford to David Garnett regarding Nancy Cunard, and six letters from Cunard to Garnett are apparently those which Garnett shared with Ford for the project. Cunard's letters span from the early days of her friendship with Garnett in 1928 until just before her death in 1965, and Ford's letters to Garnett date from 1968 and 1970.
Creator:Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Title:Padraic Colum papers
Date(s):1927-1970
Call No:MSS 0147
Abstract:The papers of Padraic Colum, Irish poet, playwright, and author, are comprised of book reviews, letters to author and theatrical producer Basil Burwell, and original manuscripts of Colum's work.
Subjects:English literature--Irish authors--20th century--History and critisism | English poetry--Irish authors--20th century--History and critisism | English drama--Irish authors--20th century--History and critisism | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:H. Rubinfine & Son
Title:H. Rubinfine & Son archive
Date(s):1926-1972
Call No:MSS 0407
Abstract:H. Rubinfine & Son was a family-owned and operated poultry business in Atlantic County, New Jersey, that flourished between 1940 and the mid-1960s. The H.[...] Rubinfine & Son archive consists of one linear foot of photographs, cancelled checks, bank statements, check stubs, ledgers, letters, memorandum, letterhead, deeds, newspaper clippings, financial papers, and an order book-business, financial, and visual materials that provide a quick history of the company. The archive is small, but a valuable source of information about an important regional industry that thrived from the 1930s through the 1950s in New Jersey. The bulk of this small collection is financial documents about the company, which includes two deeds, an order book, tax returns, three ledger books, three groups of loose ledger papers, a balance sheet, check stubs, and cancelled checks.
Creator:Johns, Richard, 1904-1970
Title:Pagany archive
Date(s):1925-1970
Call No:MSS 0110
Abstract:The archive of the little magazine Pagany: a native quarterly consists of 5.5 linear feet of material, which spans the dates 1925–1970, with the bulk of the material dating from[...] 1929 to 1933. The collection includes founder and editor Richard Johns's personal papers and all known surviving material related to the publication of Pagany (some letters and manuscript were destroyed in a 1932 fire or stolen from Johns's car the same year).
Subjects:American literature--20th century--Periodicals
Creator:Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947
Title:Frederic W. Goudy collection
Date(s):1922-1969
Call No:MSS 0209
Abstract:Frederic W. Goudy, world renowned type designer, was born March 8, 1865 in Bloomington, Illinois. The collection consists of material relating to the life and work of Frederic W. Goudy.[...] Included are over 150 printed pamphlets, broadsides, books and printed ephemera by various private presses. These items were printed as tributes to Frederic Goudy on his various birthdays, on anniversaries of The Village Press, and other occasions. Other material in this collection includes tributes to Bertha Goudy, portraits of Frederic Goudy, examples of types designed by Goudy, booklets and articles written by Goudy, material about Goudy and his work, a small amount of correspondence, and samples of his stationery.
Creator:Layton, L. Lee, Jr., 1899-1985
Title:L. Lee Layton, Jr. papers
Date(s):1928-1984
Call No:MSS 0534
Abstract:The L. Lee Layton, Jr., papers include personal and business papers of this well known Sussex countian and Dover-area businessman. Files relate to his business Layton & Company, and landholdings[...] in Layton Farms and Cypress Farms. Mr. Layton maintained topical files on various political and social issues, as well as correspondence and publications related to his opinions. Additional papers belong to Mr. Layton's wife, Marianne Layton.
Subjects:Sussex County (Del.)--History--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government--1951-
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:The Emily Holmes Coleman supplements
Date(s):1927-2003
Call No:MSS 0105
Abstract:American poet and novelist Emily Holmes Coleman was born January 22, 1899, in Oakland, California. While leaving in Paris, Coleman contributed articles, stories, and poems [...] to transition and became acquainted with others who wrote for the magazine. Though Emily Coleman's papers reveal her to be a prolific writer, her only published works were her contributions to little magazines, such as transition and New Review, and her autobiographical novel, The Shutter of Snow (1930). Many of her writings reflect personal life experiences. The Emily Holmes Coleman supplements are two substantial additions, added in 2004 and 2007, to the Emily Holmes Coleman papers. The contents include correspondence, poetry, diaries, photographs, and artwork by Holmes, and two small series of materials and artwork by others.
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings letters and poetry manuscripts
Date(s):1926-2001
Call No:MSS 0282
Abstract:The British poet Elizabeth Jennings, born on July 18, 1926, in Boston, Lincolnshire, has published more than 20 books of poetry since the 1950s. She constructed short, meditative lyrics that[...] are known for their simplicity, control, and range of feeling. This small collection of undated writing by Elizabeth Jennings consists of two autograph letters to Mr. C. S. A. Huggett; one autograph letter to her friend, Veronica [Wedgwood]; and eight autograph poems.
Creator:Bounds, Roland E.
Title:Roland Bounds science fiction periodical collection
Date(s):1926-2001
Call No:MSS 0504
Abstract:Roland E. Bounds (1953 – 2002) attended Concord High School in Wilmington, Delaware, and obtained a B.S. in geology from the University of Delaware in 1975. He pursued graduate[...] studies in mineralogy and applied geology at the University of Delaware and Oklahoma State University. Bounds was equally known as a collector of science fiction, an interest he developed at age thirteen when he “discovered the large amount of material being published but not available in either the local county or school libraries.” Bounds concentrated on collecting vintage (pre-1965) paperbacks and pulp magazines (pre-1953). The Roland Bounds Science Fiction Periodicals Collection contains several hundred issues of science fiction and fantasy magazines dating from the 1920s to the 1990s, though Bounds made a special effort to collect vintage (pre-1953) issues. The 144 titles represented in this collection were published in America, with a few British and German exceptions (Perry Rhodan).
Creator:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-
Title:Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection
Date(s):1925-1997
Call No:MSS 0641
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson - Marianne Moore collection comprises 1 linear foot of material spanning the dates between 1925 and 1997 and includes correspondence to and from American poet Marianne[...] Moore, the majority of which was written to Phoenix Book Shop proprietor Robert A. Wilson; works by and about Moore; newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, broadsheets, and invitations documenting aspects of Moore’s career and public appearances; audio recordings; and realia.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors | Booksellers
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:Young, Pauline A., 1900-1991
Title:Pauline A. Young collection
Date(s):1924-1988
Call No:MSS 0256
Abstract:Pauline Young was born c. 1900 in West Medford, Massachusetts, moving to Wilmington, Delaware, where she attended kindergarten through high school graduation at the Howard School. Her aunt was the[...] poet, educator, and activist Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935), who was married to the renowned poet Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). he Pauline A. Young Collection includes material either gathered or written by the Delaware educator and activist Pauline A. Young, much of which relates to prominent poets Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Dunbar-Nelson. The collection itself consists of one linear foot of material comprising correspondence, periodical clippings and photocopies, photographs, brochures, programs, and ephemera. Much of the material in the collection involves a large body of correspondence that Young maintained with various publishing companies, particularly with Dodd, Mead & Company as she waged a tireless campaign to get the works of Alice Dunbar-Nelson and Paul Laurence Dunbar published.
Creator:Browning, Armistead W., Jr., 1938-1987
Title:Armistead W. Browning, Jr. papers
Date(s):1923-1990
Call No:MSS 0635
Abstract:Born in 1938, Armistead Willis Browning, Jr., was a landscape architect, environmentalist and teacher who dedicated his life to environmental preservation and education. The papers chronicle Browning's experience at three[...] architectural firms, two main centers of education, and with numerous independent projects, symposia, and workshops.
Subjects:Conservation of natural resources | Education | Environmental education | Environmental protection | More Subjects
Creator:Woolf, Douglas, 1922-
Title:Douglas Woolf papers
Date(s):1922-1997
Call No:MSS 0429
Abstract:Novelist and short story writer Douglas Woolf was born on March 23, 1922 in New York City. Woolf’s stories began to appear in print during[...] the 1940s in such journals as Story, Prairie Schooner, The Span, and Western Review. He went on to publish a number of short stories and novels in addition to running Wolf Run Books, a combination publishing and book-selling firm. The Douglas Woolf papers comprises 21 linear feet of autograph and typescript drafts of Woolf’s novels, short stories, and poems; as well as the author’s personal papers, correspondence files, files related to Wolf Run Books, and printed material. The final segment of the collection is a group of papers related to Woolf’s second wife and literary executor, Sandra Braman. The papers document Douglas Woolf’s dedication to his writing and the sacrifices that that vocation entailed, both for himself and his family. The contents of the collection also clearly develop a picture of Woolf’s lifestyle. Woolf’s varied employment, his need for solitude, his isolation from established professional enterprises, his challenges with the publishing world, and his personality are all variously chronicled in these papers.
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:Cohn, Louis Henry
Title:Louis Henry and Marguerite Cohn Hemingway collection
Date(s):1916-1985
Call No:MSS 0100
Abstract:This collection of books, periodicals, correspondence, manuscripts, ephemera and papers relating to Ernest Hemingway was gathered together by Captain Louis Henry Cohn (d. 1953), a bookseller who was Hemingway's first[...] bibliographer.
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