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Creator:Wieners, John, 1934-2002
Title:John Wieners manuscript poetry notebook
Date(s):1962-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0361
Abstract:This notebook was kept by twentieth-century American poet and activist John Wieners (1934-2002), who was associated with the Beat movement and the Black Mountain School of poets. Kept primarily between[...] May and June 1962, the volume contains several unpublished poems, prose writings, a clipping, and a collage.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Black Mountain school (Group of poets) | Beat generation--Poetry | Boston (Mass.)
Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:John Carter papers
Date(s):1959-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0746
Abstract:Letters and other documents related to the British book collector John Carter.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century | Book collecting--History--20th century | Collectors
Creator:Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Title:Philip Levine letters to Stephen Berg
Date(s):1961-1972
Call No:MSS 0188
Abstract:American poet and educator Philip Levine was born on January 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. Poet and educator Stephen Berg was born on August 2, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The[...] collection is comprised of seventy-one letters between the two, most of which are undated. In his letters, Levine discussed a wide spectrum of personal and professional issues. The collection also includes seven poems, six written by Levine and one by an unidentified writer (possibly Stephen Berg).
Creator:Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920-
Title:Thomas Parkinson papers
Date(s):1957-1972
Call No:MSS 0790
Abstract:The Thomas Parkinson papers consist of typescripts and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Parkinson, Parkinson's correspondence, periodicals and clippings related to Parkinson's work, and four original pen-and-ink drawings, probably[...] created by Parkinson's wife, Ariel. The materials were created circa 1957-1972.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | San Francisco (Calif.)
Creator:Loos, Anita, 1893-1981
Title:Anita Loos letters to Ray Pierre Corsini
Date(s):1962-1979
Call No:MSS 0099, F0531
Abstract:American novelist and movie script writer Anita Loos was born in Sissons, California (today Mount Shasta), to Richard Beers and Minnie Ellen Loos. The Anita Loos Letters to Ray Pierre[...] Corsini comprises twenty-one letters from American novelist and playwright Anita Loos to her agent and friend, Ray Pierre Corsini, between 1962 and 1979 (Carey, p. 319). The collection also includes a copy of a letter from Loos to a Miss Taylor.
Creator:Purdy, James, 1914-2009
Title:James Purdy manuscripts
Date(s):1961-1978
Call No:MSS 0370
Abstract:Born in Ohio in 1914, James Purdy is one of the United States' most prolific, yet little known writers. A novelist, poet, playwright[...] and amateur artist, Purdy has published over fifty volumes. The James Purdy Manuscript Collection spans the years 1961 to 1978 and contains three items: a short story, Everything Under the Sun; and two novels, I am Elijah Thrush, and Narrow Rooms. Everything Under the Sun and Narrow Rooms contain minor corrections by the author. The typescript of I am Elijah Thrush is perhaps most interesting from a scholarly standpoint because it contains extensive corrections and additions by the author.
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:Corso, Gregory
Title:Gregory Corso letters and poems
Date(s):1956-1975
Call No:MSS 0099, F0748
Abstract:Poems and letters from American poet Gregory Corso.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987
Title:Emlyn Williams letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton
Date(s):1962-1980
Call No:MSS 0099, F0879
Abstract:Welsh dramatist Emlyn Williams wrote these letters to his two friends, actress Katharine Cornell and lyricist Nancy Hamilton.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century--Correspondence | Actresses--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights | Actors (performing artists)
Creator:Di Prima, Diane
Title:Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection
Date(s):1957-1971
Call No:MSS 0183
Abstract:The Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection consists of thirty letters and a collection of poems, all written by American poet, Diane Di Prima. Diane Di Prima's letters, spanning[...] the dates 1962-1971, are written to her parents, Frank and Emma Di Prima. The collection of poetry, titled the Freddie Poems, consists of poems dated between 1957–1966.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Families--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia
Date(s):1960-1979
Call No:MSS 0262
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 the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia, spanning from 1960-1979, consists of diaries, correspondence, books, periodicals, news clippings, reports, speeches, audio recording tapes, a photograph, and poems, documenting controversial aspects of the ground war in Vietnam and its possible expansion into Cambodia through the recorded thoughts and actions of Kay Boyle and the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia. Additional items capture the evolution of political Cambodia well into the 1970s through various publications and articles.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | International relations | Vietnam--History--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W. D. Snodgrass letters and manuscripts to Jerome Mazzaro
Date(s):1961-1977
Call No:MSS 0273
Abstract:This collection contains correspondence and literary manuscripts exchanged between twentieth century American poet and scholar W. D. Snodgrass and twentieth century American writer and scholar Jerome Mazzaro.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century
Creator:Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996
Title:Larry Eigner letters and poems
Date(s):1960-1978
Call No:MSS 0099, F0824
Abstract:One typed card, one typed letter, and fifteen typed poems written by American poet Larry Eigner.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Heckert, Clarice U.
Title:Clarice U. Heckert papers
Date(s):1960-1984
Call No:MSS 0841
Abstract:Clarice U. Heckert (1911-2005), a Republican and community activist, served as representative to the Delaware General Assembly in the 11th (1965-1968) and the 9th districts (1969-1974), in the Wilmington area,[...] between 1964 and 1974.The Clarice U. Heckert papers document the decade-long political career of a northern Delaware woman in the Delaware General Assembly during the mid-twentieth century.
Subjects:Women legislators--United States | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Social problems | More Subjects
Creator:Herlihy, James Leo
Title:James Leo Herlihy papers
Date(s):1959-1986
Call No:MSS 0344
Abstract:Playwright and author James Herlihy was born in Detroit, Michigan, on February 27, 1927. Herlihy's stories about the underside of American culture, told through the experiences of those outside of[...] the mainstream, have garnered their author comparisons with Sherwood Anderson. The James Leo Herlihy papers consist of 1.6 linear feet of manuscripts of novels, stories, and plays; reviews; interviews; correspondence; publicity material; and notes. The collection is organized in three series: I. Works by James Leo Herlihy, II. Correspondence of James Leo Herlihy to Mary Caroline Richards, and III. Miscellaneous Publicity, including photographs and theatre reviews.
Creator:Frank, Bill, 1905-1989
Title:Bill Frank Delaware political research files
Date(s):1957-1988
Call No:MSS 0098, F0101
Abstract:Billk Frank's collection of information and clippings regarding Delaware Senators and U. S. Representatives, particularly James A. Bayard and Thomas McKean. Also included is a letter from Jeffrey Welsh, the[...] Press Secretary for the office of the Governor, concerning Buena Vista, a home that once served as the Governor's mansion.
Subjects:Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--Politics and government
Creator:Edwards, Jeannette Slocomb
Title:Jeanette Slocomb Edwards papers
Date(s):1962-1989
Call No:MSS 0098, F0159
Abstract:The Jeannette Slocomb Edwards papers consist of a photocopy of a Christmas poem, a handwritten Christmas/New Year's postcard with a drawing and poem by Edwards on the front, several newspaper[...] clippings and an obituary related to Edwards, who was a poet laureate for the state of Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Covelli, Abigail
Title:Desegregation of Delaware collection
Date(s):1960-1982
Call No:MSS 0104
Abstract:The collection consists of reports, articles, and other papers related to desegregation which were collected as resource files by Abigail Covelli. Delaware started a desegregation project in the public school[...] system in the mid 1970s, and the bulk of the collection relates to this project.
Subjects:Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Segregation--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States | Curriculum evaluation | More Subjects
Creator:Richards, Robert H., Jr.
Title:Robert H. Richards, Jr., Delaware oral history collection
Date(s):1955-1981
Call No:MSS 0179
Abstract:The Delaware Oral History collection was a project of the University of Delaware History Department, directed by Dr. John Munroe and funded by Robert H. Richards, Jr.. Interviews with 317[...] Delawareans conducted between 1966 and 1978 cover topics including the following: educators, immigrants, journalism, politics, and the University of Delaware, Delaware in the Depression, and the 1950s relocation of Long Island and New Jersey potato farmers to Delaware.
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Subjects:African Americans--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Depressions--1929--Delaware | More Subjects
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
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