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Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:Collection related to Stanley Morison's 60th birthday
Date(s):1949-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0989
Abstract:Collection of six items related to a dinner held at Brown's Hotel on May 6, 1949, to honor Stanley Morison on his 60th birthday. Includes the envelope lettered by Will[...] Carter of Rampant Lions Press, sealed with a large stamped wax seal, bearing John Carter's name, which contained the other items.
Creator:Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988
Title:Robert E. Spiller collection
Date(s):1947-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0232
Abstract:The Robert E. Spiller collection consists of twenty-six letters, reviews, articles, or printed items related to or collected by the professor and scholar of American literary history.
Subjects:Literary historians | Scholars
Creator:Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Title:Rockwell Kent letters to David Wesley
Date(s):1951-1969
Call No:MSS 0304
Abstract:The Rockwell Kent collection consists of letters written by twentieth century American artist Rockwell Kent to his personal friend and twentieth century American journalist David Wesley.
Subjects:Cold War | Artists (visual artists) | United States--Politics and government--20th century
Creator:MacGreevy, Thomas, 1893-1967
Title:Thomas MacGreevy letters to Eleanor and Frederick Reid
Date(s):1954-1966
Call No:MSS 0309
Abstract:Irish author, poet, and critic Thomas MacGreevy was born in 1893, in Tarbert, County Kerry. The twenty-four letters written by Thomas MacGreevy to Eleanor and Frederick Reid, between 1954 and[...] 1966, include seventy-eight pages of text and several enclosures. Although Thomas MacGreevy's early (1954) letters were dominated by his responses to the Reids's questions about Jack B. Yeats, as the correspondence continued, MacGreevy began to widen the scope of his discussions to include details about his family, his personal health, his strong religious beliefs as a Roman Catholic, his work at the National Gallery, his activities following his retirement, and reminiscences about his friendships with James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stevens, and particularly, Jack B. Yeats.
Creator:Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Title:Living Theatre ephemera collection
Date(s):1953-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0827
Abstract:Ephemeral documents (photographs, flyers, posters, announcements, stationery, and programs) which detail performances, readings, recitals and other events sponsored by the Living Theater of New York City.
Subjects:Theater--United States--History--20th century | Authors and theater--20th century | New York (N.Y.)
Creator:Flint, W. Russell (William Russell), 1880-1969
Title:Sir William Russell Flint letters to Kay Pickford
Date(s):1946-1973
Call No:MSS 0386
Abstract:Watercolor artist Sir William Russell Flint, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on April 4, 1880. In 1900 he went to London, combining work, first as[...] a medical illustrator (1900-1902), and later as a commercial designer and magazine illustrator (1902-1907). His artwork was exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy and other public venues, and was also acquired by prominent national and international museums. William Russell Flint also gained recognition for his work in dry-point engraving and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1933. Additionally, Flint was interested in typography, book design, and illustration. The collection of letters written by Sir William Russell Flint to Kay Pickford and include eighty-three items in the collection include seventy-eight letters written by William Russell Flint, two letters written by his son, Francis Russell Flint, and three newspaper clippings. Sir William Russell Flint addresses his letters to a young artist and family friend, Kay Pickford. According to a newspaper clipping in the collection, Pickford was a London artist, who began painting as a result of Sir Flint's encouragement of her early sketches and paintings. William Russell Flint's letters communicate their mutual friendship and his support for the younger artist.
Creator:Hutchison, Harriet Elizabeth
Title:Harriet Elizabeth Hutchison papers
Date(s):1943-1974
Call No:MSS 0513
Abstract:Harriet Elizabeth Hutchison was born in Smyrna, Delaware, in 1917. At the age of 26 she applied her training as a registered nurse to aid the United States Army, and[...] for a ten year period (1943 - 1954) she was enlisted in the active service and the reserves, including a tour of duty in Europe during World War II. This small collection, spanning the dates 1943 to 1974, comprises documents and memorabilia associated with Harriet Hutchison’s service as a nurse in the Army during World War II and it also includes personal notes and official documents from her life in the post-war period.
Creator:Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Title:Records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Date(s):1941-1972
Call No:MSS 0263
Abstract:The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), an organization formed in Great Britain in January 1958, intended to persuade the government to "renounce unconditionally the use or production of nuclear weapons[...] and refuse to allow their use by others in its defense." The records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) contains three linear feet of material including articles, clippings, minutes and agendas from conferences, files, microfilm, and publications. The material surveys the issues of the nuclear disarmament movement in England beginning with the formation of the CND in 1958. Several contentious issues are documented throughout the collection.
Subjects:Nuclear weapons--Great Britain | Nuclear arms control | Nuclear disarmament | Antinuclear movement | More Subjects
Creator:Cleverdon, Douglas
Title:BBC Third Programme radio scripts
Date(s):1940-1969
Call No:MSS 0332
Abstract:The Third Programme of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was inaugurated on September 29, 1946, as part of the BBC's post-war restructuring of radio into three networks. Responding to the[...] public's growing interest in the arts, which BBC programs during World War II had helped to foster, the BBC instituted three complementary networks designed not only to inform and entertain, but to educate the public as well: the Home Service, the Light Programme, and the Third Programme. The BBC Third Programme radio scripts collection consists of 3.3 linear feet of 232 radio scripts as produced by Douglas Cleverdon for the BBC's Third Programme from the 1950s through the 1970s. The collection also includes 57 production documents such as billing sheets, program records, and notes; and a paper and report by Douglas Cleverdon entitled A Historical Survey of Radio Documentary and The Treatment of Documentary Material from the Author's Point of View: Reality and Subjectivity, respectively. The scripts document the nature and diversity of the program's offerings as well as the modifications made to the program after its 1957 scheduling curtailment. The scripts also reflect how the program functioned as a "literary magazine of the air" and a sponsor of contemporary literature.
Creator:Southmayd, Henry J., Jr., 1915-1967
Title:Henry J. Southmayd, Jr., World War II letters to the Southmayd family
Date(s):1940-1967
Call No:MSS 0666
Abstract:This collection consists of 58 letters written by Henry J. Southmayd, Jr., to his family between 1940 and 1945 while serving in the 65th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group of[...] the 12th Army Air Force. The letters detail his recruitment into the Army Air Corps and subsequent training as well as the events and conditions experienced while participating in the North African and Italian campaigns of the European Theater during World War II.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Africa, North--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--Personal narratives | World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives | More Subjects
Creator:West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
Title:Rebecca West letters to Barbara Back
Date(s):1955-1968
Call No:MSS 0676
Abstract:British writer, critic, and journalist Rebecca West (1892-1983) wrote fifty-five letters and postcards to her friend Barbara Back between 1955 and 1968, commenting on her literary work and travels, various[...] political scandals, and the health and social lives of mutual friends.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Basil Burwell
Date(s):1954-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0017
Abstract:American author and activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote four letters to American actor and educator Basil Burwell (1911-1997) between 1954 and 1972, commenting on the relationship between their families and[...] the Cherry Lawn School, where Burwell taught and both had children in attendance.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Stetz, Stephen, 1925-2005
Title:Stephen Stetz photographs
Date(s):1935-1974
Call No:PPI 0112
Abstract:This collection of photographs highlights Stephen Stetz's service in the United States Navy during and after World War II, particularly his time in occupied Japan, and aboard the U.S.S. Florence[...] Nightingale.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945 | World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area | World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations | Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952 | More Subjects
Creator:Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-1998
Title:Signatures archive
Date(s):1933-1972
Call No:MSS 0124
Abstract:Co-edited by John Hinsdale Thompson and John Malcolm Brinnin and based in Detroit, Signatures was a literary magazine of "works-to-be-published-later" written by contemporary American and international writers. Subtitled "Work in[...] Progress," Signatures was first published in the Spring of 1936 and continued for a total of three issues, ceasing publication in 1938.
Subjects:Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings papers
Date(s):1940-1977
Call No:MSS 0186
Abstract:The Elizabeth Jennings papers document the work of British poet Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001). Associated with The Movement, Jennings was a prolific writer. The collection contains letters, notebooks, miscellaneous prose, and[...] juvenilia.
Subjects:English poetry--20th century | English fiction--20th century | Autobiography--Women authors
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Langston Hughes ephemera collection
Date(s):1932-1967
Call No:MSS 0567
Abstract:Programs and advertising materials for personal appearances of American author Langston Hughes and for dramatic productions of his works.
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Subjects:African American authors--20th century | African American theater--History--20th century | Lectures and lecturing--20th century | Oral interpretation of poetry--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jones, Frazer
Title:Frazer Jones papers of the Robert Kirkwood Society, Children of the American Revolution
Date(s):1929-1968
Call No:MSS 0450
Abstract:The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution (CAR) was founded in 1895 by Harriett Mulford Lothrop, in conjunction with the National Society[...] Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The mission and objectives of the CAR have remained consistent throughout its history, namely to train good citizens and engender patriotism through the honoring of Revolutionary War patriots, the study of American history, the promotion of patriotic holidays, and the preservation of Revolutionary-era places. In 1938, the Robert Kirkwood Society of the CAR was organized in Newark, Delaware. The Society was named for Robert Kirkwood, a Revolutionary War major from Mill Creek Hundred, Delaware. The Frazer Jones papers of the Robert Kirkwood Society, Children of the American Revolution consist of two linear feet of correspondence, clippings, official records, photographs, publications, ephemera, and other materials primarily related to Frazer Jones’s work in the CAR. The collection is arranged according to the organizational structure of the CAR, with separate series for material pertaining to the local, state, and national societies. Researchers should note, however, that much of the material in the state and national series remains relevant to the activities of the Robert Kirkwood Society. For example, members of the Robert Kirkwood Society presumably read and used the publications and letters produced by the National Society CAR that are grouped in Series III.
Creator:Brennan, Robert, 1881-
Title:Robert Brennan and Maeve Brennan papers
Date(s):1935-1967
Call No:MSS 0243
Abstract:Robert Brennan was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1881 and his daughter, Maeve Brennan, was born in Dublin, Ireland, on January 6, 1917. The Brennan papers consist of manuscripts and[...] papers of the author and diplomat, Robert Brennan, and the author, Maeve Brennan, including drafts of Robert Brennen's autobiography, Allegiance, and the manuscript of one of his best-known works, The Man Who Walked Like a Dancer. Also included are galley proofs for work Maeve Brennan did while a staff member at the New Yorker.
Creator:Johnson, Fridolf
Title:Fridolf Johnson papers
Date(s):1950-1985
Call No:MSS 0298
Abstract:Author, illustrator and calligrapher Fridolf Johnson (1905-1988) studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and then remained in Illinois for nine years as art director for the Frankel-Rose Agency. After[...] ten years on the West Coast, Johnson left for New York in 1952 where he worked as a designer and professional calligrapher and became increasingly interested in printing and typography. From 1962 until 1970 Johnson was the executive editor of American Artist and contributed myriad book reviews and articles for the periodical. The Fridolf Johnson papers consist of ten linear feet of material related to Johnson’s career as a printer, calligrapher, and writer, spanning the dates 1950 to 1985, reflecting Johnson’s interest in lettering, italic handwriting, and the fine and graphic arts. It includes prolific correspondence, photographs, greeting cards, broadsides, prospectuses, printing ephemera, keepsakes, books, serials, clippings, articles, pamphlets, programs, exhibition announcements, catalogs, and bookplates.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Letters from calligraphers to Sidney Feinberg and George Grady
Date(s):1938-1976
Call No:MSS 0338
Abstract:While stationed in England during World War II, American book designer and calligrapher Sidney Feinberg began his interest in calligraphy. Several of the letters in this collection are responses from[...] noted American or British calligraphers to Feinberg's inquiries about their work and how he might develop his calligraphic skills. George Grady founded the George Grady Press, a New York City firm which was noted for private and fine printing. This collection of letters written to Sidney Feinberg or George Grady was originally assembled in a notebook labeled "Calligraphic Letters." The fifty-nine letters and cards, spanning the dates 1938 to 1972, are fine examples of the handwriting employed by various noted calligraphers, printers, and graphic artists. Among the correspondence to Feinberg are original Christmas cards created, and in some cases printed, by the sender. Christmas greetings from calligraphers Lili Cassel-Wronker, Tony La Russa, James and Ruth McCrea, Oscar Ogg, and George Salter demonstrate their designs and calligraphy.The content of letters written to printer George Grady cover several topics, including book orders to J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. and Rampant Lion Press; Grady's effort to purchase stained glass windows with book arts themes; publications by the Society of Printers; and Paul Standard's suggestion to reprint Graily Hewitt's Handwriting.
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