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Creator:League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware
Title:Archive of the League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware
Date(s):1949-1998
Call No:MSS 0448
Abstract:The League of Women Voters of Greater Newark (LWVGN) was established in Newark, Delaware, in 1952 as the local branch of the national, non-partisan women's organization which promotes citizen education[...] and encourages participation in government. This archive, spanning the dates 1949-1998, highlights local and national issues, as well as providing information about the organization itself.
Subjects:Women--Suffrage--United States--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government--1775-1865 | Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century | Political participation | More Subjects
Creator:Anderson, John, 1915-1997
Title:John Anderson papers
Date(s):1948-1994
Call No:MSS 0312
Abstract:The John Anderson papers contains materials relating to twentieth century American book designer, typographer and printer John Anderson.
Subjects:Printing--United States--History--20th century | Engraving | Book design--United States--History--20th century | Printers (people)
Creator:Symons, Julian, 1912-1994
Title:Julian Symons papers
Date(s):1944-1994
Call No:MSS 0204
Abstract:British poet, novelist, historian, and critic Julian Symons was born on May 30, 1912, in London, England. The Julian Symons papers consist of more than 400 manuscripts written by Julian[...] Symons and over 200 letters addressed to Symons (3 linear feet). Most of the collection relates to his work in the field of crime literature. Many of the manuscripts are autograph drafts of book reviews; however, also present are reviews of movies, television and radio programs, and theater productions; short stories; essays; poetry; material toward books and lectures; and correspondence. In addition to autograph drafts, the collection includes galley proofs, flyers, magazines, clippings, books, letters, and typescript drafts.
Creator:Hoyt, Nancy
Title:Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection
Date(s):1943-1994
Call No:MSS 0486
Abstract:The Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection consists of various written material by or about Paul Bowles.
Subjects:Literature--20th century | Literature--Translations--20th century | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Field, Edward, 1924-
Title:Edward Field papers
Date(s):1943-1994
Call No:MSS 0363
Abstract:American poet and editor Edward Field was born in Brooklyn on June 7, 1924. Besides becoming an accomplished poet, Field has also edited anthologies of poetry and produced the narration[...] for the documentary film To Be Alive, which won an Academy Award in 1965. The Edward Field Papers consist of twenty-one linear feet of Field's personal and literary papers which document his life and writing career from 1943-1994. The papers contain correspondence, photographs and negatives, poems, prose, book reviews, clippings, posters, programs, financial papers, address books, calendars, interviews, books, magazines and journals, flyers, plays, and ephemera. Although the majority of the collection records Field's work as a poet, his papers document all aspects of Field's writing, including his work as an editor, essayist, translator, narrator, collaborator on popular novels, and as a journal keeper.
Creator:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W. D. Snodgrass papers; The Fuehrer Bunker research library
Date(s):1939-1990
Call No:MSS 0274
Abstract:Annotated books used by Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet W. D. Snodgrass for his 1977 The Fuehrer Bunker: A Cycle of Poems in Progress and his 1995 The Fuehrer Bunker: the[...] Complete Cycle.
Creator:Nelson, David M., 1920-1991
Title:David M. Nelson papers
Date(s):1936-1991
Call No:MSS 0328
Abstract:Renowned football rules authority and former University of Delaware coach and administrator, David Moir Nelson was born April 29, 1920, in Detroit, Michigan. During Nelson's forty years at the University[...] of Delaware, the athletic program was strengthened and expanded (particularly the women's athletic program) and a 75-acre intercollegiate athletics complex was created. Above all else, Nelson was a nationally recognized expert on intercollegiate football rules, serving on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Rules Committee for 35 years and as the committee's Secretary-Editor from 1962 until his death in 1991. His term as Secretary-Editor was the longest tenure in Rules Committee history. The David M. Nelson papers extend over 42 linear feet of material and are composed of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, minutes, manuals, programs, magazines, books, media guides, annual reports, articles, dockets, posters, pamphlets, a diary, motion pictures, video cassettes, drafts (preliminary versions), speeches, surveys, diagrams, certificates, interviews, bulletins, notes, newsletters, proceedings, resumes, and a logbook. These papers document Nelson's high school and collegiate experience, his service in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II, his coaching and administrative career, and his extensive service to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and related organizations.
Creator:Herlihy III, Thomas
Title:Pearl Herlihy Daniels map collection papers
Date(s):1938-1993
Call No:MSS 0400
Abstract:Pearl Herlihy Daniels (1910-1994) was born Pearl Glenn in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1949, she was appointed to a committee to modernize Wilmington’s city charter and[...] in the 1950s, she chaired Delaware’s State Labor Commission, which later became the State Labor Department. In the latter post, she fought to improve the working conditions of migrant laborers. Daniels was also an activist at the state level for stronger narcotics laws. On the national front, she was mainly involved in issues related to children. She was later appointed to national commissions by Preisdents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. Besides her many political interests, Pearl Herlihy Daniels was also an avid collector of maps of Delaware and the surrounding region. The Pearl Herlihy Daniel map collection papers contain her correspondence with map dealers, other map collectors, and scholars as well as the catalogs she created to organize her collection. They also document Daniels’s research interests. Daniels lectured on both the early cartography of the Delaware region and on map collecting as a hobby. Her papers include her research notes, clippings from newspapers and magazines, manuscripts of her presentations and writings, and slides and copy photographs that she used in her talks and for publication.
Creator:Böer, K. W. (Karl Wolfgang), 1926-
Title:Karl Wolfgang Böer papers
Date(s):1945-2003
Call No:MSS 0483
Abstract:Physicist, inventor, university professor, and solar energy pioneer Karl Wolfgang Böer was born March 23, 1926, in Berlin, Germany. He became a naturalized American citizen in August 1972. The Karl Wolfgang[...] Böer papers, 1945-2003, document the life work and professional career of this German-American physicist, inventor, university professor, and solar energy pioneer. Böer's work in solid state technology, understanding the photoconductivity and structure of cadmium sulfide, and photovoltaics are seminal to twentieth-century advances in solar energy conversion and the modern energy conservation movements. Dr. Böer's papers are integrally related to his career at the University of Delaware, where he has been since 1961. The collection reflects a relationship with the institution that allowed Böer to fulfill his academic role and conduct scientific research, while also allowing him every opportunity to build research laboratories and pursue entrepreneurial initiatives applying advances in technologies resulting from his research.
Subjects:Physics--Study and teaching
Creator:Harris, Martha
Title:Martha Harris journals and correspondence
Date(s):1945-2011
Call No:MSS 0755
Abstract:This collection comprises Martha Harris's personal journals and correspondence, which provide a comprehensive narrative of the daily life of a single mother, struggling author, and member of the Socialist Workers[...] Party in the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century.
Subjects:Political activists--United States
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman - Arthur Miller collection
Date(s):1945-2002
Call No:MSS 0484
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman - Arthur Miller Collection spans the dates between 1945 and 2002 and comprises 2.3 linear feet of playscripts, screenplays, photographs, correspondence, financial documents, posters, flyers, periodicals, journals,[...] theater programs, news clippings, and ephemera related to the American playwright and author Arthur Miller.
Subjects:American drama--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Lincoln Club of Delaware
Title:Lincoln Club of Delaware records
Date(s):1944-2005
Call No:MSS 0568
Abstract:The Lincoln Club of Delaware began on February 12, 1929 when a group of forty-six admirers of Abraham Lincoln met at the Wilmington Country Club[...] for an informal dinner-meeting. At the first meeting it was decided to make the dinner-meeting an annual event in commemoration of the anniversary of the birth of Lincoln. Each year a prominent speaker addressed the group on some aspect of Lincoln’s life, and, at the conclusion of the dinner, one of those present was assigned the duty of arranging the next year’s dinner. The cost of the dinner was defrayed by the attendees, and there were no dues or formal organization. In 1941 the Lincoln Club formally organized itself and elected a board of directors. A 1945 revision to the original constitution formally named the club “The Lincoln Club of Delaware” and stated that the objectives of the Club were “to promote a better understanding of the ideals and achievements of Abraham Lincoln.” The Lincoln Club of Delaware Records contains the club records and publications of the Lincoln Club from 1944 to 2005, with bulk dates of 1970–2004. Comprising twelve linear feet, the archive includes minutes, financial papers, publications, agenda, reports, invitations, programs, membership lists, clippings and other material related to the Club’s activities and to Abraham Lincoln. In addition, the collection contains material publicizing the Lincoln Collection and its special exhibits and events, as well as the files of John Clayton, University of Delaware liaison to the Lincoln Club.
Creator:Bailey, Jeffrey
Title:Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers
Date(s):1942-2006
Call No:MSS 0670
Abstract:The Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers is a combination of correspondence and personal papers originated by American author and actor James Leo Herlihy and literary papers belonging[...] to Herlihy’s long-time friend and literary executor, American author Jeffrey Bailey.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Artists--United States--20th century | Dramatists, American--20th century | Actors--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Classics Illustrated collection
Date(s):1942-1998
Call No:MSS 0647
Abstract:The Classics Illustrated collection is a collection of comic books from four versions of the Classics Illustratedseries. Classics Illustrated published adaptations of the classics of literature in comic book format,[...] with the intention of introducing literature to younger readers. The bulk of the collection comprises 79 issues from the original Classics Illustrated series, which was created by Albert Lewis Kanter and published by Gilberton Company from 1941 to 1971. There are also: 22 issues from the Classics Illustrated Junior Series, which adapted fairy tales and fables for a younger audience from 1953 to 1969; three issues of First Comics’s version of Classics Illustrated, which published entirely new adaptations of classic literature from 1990 to 1991; and 48 issues of Acclaim Books’ Classics Illustrated Study Guides, which reprinted issues from the original Classics Illustrated series in a study guide format similar to CliffsNotes from 1996-1998.
Subjects:Comic books, strips, etc | Literature--Adaptations
Creator:Furnival, John, 1933-
Title:John Furnival papers
Date(s):1941-2016
Call No:MSS 0746
Abstract:John Furnival (born 1933) is a British visual artist whose work is associated with the Concrete Poetry, Mail Art, and Fluxus movements, as well as with the American Beats. In[...] 1964, Furnival, along with Dom Sylvester Houédard, founded Openings Press, a small Gloucestershire press dedicated to publishing concrete poetry and similar work. The John Furnival papers encompass nearly fifty years of the artist’s personal and professional activity and document his involvement with the International Concrete Poetry and Mail Art movements through correspondence, publications, broadsides, and posters.
Subjects:Concrete poetry | Experimental poetry, English | Printing | Printing presses in art | More Subjects
Creator:Delaware State Beekeepers Association
Title:Delaware State Beekeepers records
Date(s):1937-2007
Call No:MSS 0577
Abstract:Material related to the Delaware State Beekeepers Association including reports of its annual meetings, a complete run of the organization's newsletter "The Newsy Bee" (1974-2007), plus related photocopied books, articles,[...] correspondence, programs, and pamphlets.
Subjects:Bee culture--United States--History--20th century | Beekeepers
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:Mast, Charles
Title:Charles Mast collection of film and performing arts programs, publications, and ephemera
Date(s):1940-2013
Call No:MSS 0760
Abstract:The Charles Mast collection of film and performing arts programs, publications, and ephemera offers rich visual and informational resources relating to the history of film and theater and also documents[...] live performance events in greater Delaware area for over six decades. The collection comprises 6.5 linear feet of materials, spanning the dates between 1940 and 2013, and includes books, theater programs, concert programs, lobby cards, posters, ticket stubs, and ephemera.
Subjects:Motion picture programs | Motion picture theaters | Motion pictures--United States--History--20th century | Motion picture actors and actresses--United States--Biography | More Subjects
Creator:Schleuning, Neala
Title:Neala Schleuning - Meridel Le Sueur collection
Date(s):1930-2004
Call No:MSS 0488
Abstract:This collection contains material from Neala Schleuning's research and archival collection, most of which was used toward her 1978 dissertation and subsequent book on the American writer Meridel Le Sueur.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Feminism--United States--History--20th century | Socialism--United States--History--20th century | Blacklisting of authors--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:David T. Bazelon papers
Date(s):1935-1994
Call No:MSS 0495
Abstract:The David T. Bazelon papers, spanning the dates 1935-1996, includes manuscripts, correspondence, books, clippings, and photographs documenting the work of the social critic and member of the post-war "New York[...] Intellectuals," David T. Bazelon.
Subjects:United States--Social conditions--20th century | Intellectuals--United States--History--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century
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