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Creator:Brown, Owsley
Title:Night Waltz: the Music of Paul Bowles collection
Call No:MSS 0615
Abstract:The collection of the documentary film Night Waltz: the Music of Paul Bowles spans the dates 1997-2000, and contains 16.3 linear feet of film footage, video and audio tapes, compact[...] discs, computer diskettes, photographs, production notes, promotional materials, and correspondence related to the research, production, and promotion of Night Waltz. The archive contains materials from all stages of production, ranging from the original 16 mm color film negatives to the commercially released VHS video tape. Originally titled Odd Man Out, most of the materials in the collection refers to the film by the earlier title. The title Night Waltz appears to have been chosen in the late stages of production. The correspondence contained in the collection, which is spread throughout the various series, reveals the filmmakers’ conception of the film and its evolution, providing a running narrative of the difficulties and challenges of independent filmmaking. In addition to documenting all aspects of the film production, the archive is valuable for inclusion of interviews with Bowles not used in the final version of the film, as well as audio recordings of music by Bowles and Phillip Ramey, an audio recording of a BBC interview with Bowles, and video tapes of two other documentaries on Bowles.
Subjects:Documentary films | Music | Documentary films--Production and direction
Creator:Field, Edward, 1924-
Title:Edward Fields letters to Ilse-Margret Vogel
Call No:MSS 0099, F0736
Abstract:The Edward Field letters to Ilse-Margret Vogel comprise seventeen items roughly spanning the dates between 1992 and 2000, documenting the literary friendship between American poet, novelist, and editor Field and[...] German author and illustrator Vogel. Material includes correspondence with a variety of enclosures, including manuscripts, clippings, notes, and advertisements.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Sorrentino, Gilbert
Title:Gilbert Sorrentino letters to Steven Moore
Call No:MSS 0099, F0969
Abstract:Consists of letters and enclosures written and sent by American writer Gilbert Sorrentino to American editor Steven Moore, between 1996 and 2005.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors--Correspondence
Creator:Delany, Samuel R.
Title:Samuel R. Delany collection of manuscripts and correspondence
Call No:MSS 0656
Abstract:Samuel R. Delany, born April 1, 1942, in New York City, is an author, editor, professor, and literary critic, noted for his work in the science fiction genre. Delaney's writing[...] is often characterized by his interest in gender, sexual orientation, race, and social issues. The Samuel R. Delany collection of manuscripts and correspondence comprises the Bamberger Books publisher's archive of materials pertaining to the 1996 reprinting of Delany's 1979 memoir,Heavenly Breakfast, and the 2004 publication of Delany's novella, Phallos. Materials included are printed e-mail correspondence from Delany to publisher William Bamberger, undated corrections pages, a book jacket proof, and author-corrected master page proofs for both works.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | American fiction--20th century | Gay erotic literature, American | More Subjects
Creator:Smilack, Virginia Tryon
Title:Virginia Tryon Smilack collection relating to the desegregation of Claymont, DE
Call No:MSS 0855
Abstract:Virginia Tryon Smilack is the daughter of the late Dr. Sager Tryon, former Vice President of the Claymont, Delaware School Board. During his tenure, the school board was the first[...] in the state to desegregate a public school in 1952, two years before the 1954 Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education. These cases were part of a total of five lawsuits that were part of Brown v. Board, and were used as an example that integration could work in school systems. The Virginia Tryon Smilack collection relating to the desegregation of Claymont, DE documents the background and commemoration of events before, during, and after the desegregation of Claymont High School.
Subjects:Segregation in education--Delaware--History--20th century | Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Oral History--Delaware--20th century | Claymont (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:McGraw, DeLoss
Title:Artwork related to W. D. Snodgrass
Call No:GRA 0120
Abstract:This collection of artwork by American painter and poet DeLoss McGraw comprises ten pieces of original artwork reflecting the artist's collaboration with, creative responses to, and inspiration drawn from the[...] works of American poet W. D. (William De Witt) Snodgrass.
Subjects:Artistic collaboration--United States--History--20th century | Artists--United States--Pictorial works | Artists--United States--20th century | Artists (visual artists)
Creator:Skerl, Jennie
Title:Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection
Call No:MSS 0663
Abstract:The Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection contains correspondence from Paul Bowles to American Beat scholar Jennie Skerl, as well as additional correspondence, notes, and transcripts of interviews about Bowles's life,[...] work, and Tangier literary circle.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Poets | Scholars | More Subjects
Creator:Harris, Mark, 1922-2007
Title:Doug Smith collection of Mark Harris correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera
Call No:MSS 0757
Abstract:American author Mark Harris (1922-2007) wrote approximately 34 letters to close friend sportswriter Doug Smith between 1996 and 2007, in which he included details about his daily life and reflections[...] on his own writing.
Subjects:Authors, American--21st century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Sorrentino, Gilbert
Title:Gilbert Sorrentino letters to David Markson
Call No:MSS 0348
Abstract:Gilbert Sorrentino was born on April 27, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York. In 1956, Sorrentino, together with some friends from Brooklyn College, founded a literary magazine called Neon. The issues[...] that Sorrentino edited, from 1956 to 1960, contained contributions from many prominent writers, including William Carlos Williams, LeRoi Jones, Hubert Selby, Jr, Fielding Dawson, and Joel Oppenheimer. A prolific writer, Sorrentino has published over twenty volumes of fiction, poetry, and essays. Author David Markson was born in Albany, New York, on December 20, 1927. During the 1940s and '50s, he worked as a writer for the Albany Times-Union (1944-46, 1949-50), as well as an editor and a professor of English in the 60s and 70s, in addition to publishing prose, poetry, and a critical student on Malcolm Lowry. The collection contains 248 item, almost all of which are typed, some bearing autograph notes, and most of which are signed. Sorrentino's letters provide a glimpse into the politics of the late twentieth-century literary world. Lamenting what he sees as the disruption of literary fiction by popular, but artistically inferior, works, Sorrentino commiserates with Markson on the condition of contemporary writing, reviewing, publishing, and bookselling, frequently by referring to his own difficulties in getting his work published and noticed. Other topics in the letters include baseball, Markson's illness, and Sorrentino's son as a novelist.
Creator:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman - August Wilson collection
Call No:MSS 0510
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman - August Wilson Collection consists of two playbills and one poster from stage productions of African-American playwright August Wilson's playsSeven Guitars,King Hedley II, andJoe Turner's Come and[...] Gonespanning the dates between 1988 and 1999.
Subjects:American drama--20th century | American drama--African American authors--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Madden, Aodhan
Title:The dosshouse waltz : typescript
Call No:MSS 0099, F0717
Abstract:Computer typescript of Madden's still unpublished playscript in regular form, The Dosshouse Waltz, signed and dated by the author March 6, 2004, on the final page.
Subjects:Dramatists, Irish--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Madden, Aodhan
Title:Remember Mauretania : typescript
Call No:MSS 0099, F0718
Abstract:Computer typescript of Madden's still unpublished playscript in regular form, Remember Mauretania, signed and dated by the author March 6, 2004, on the cover sheet. Performed in 1987 at the[...] Abbey Theatre, where it won the O.Z. Whitehead Award for a new play in 1985. The Irish publisher of an earlier collection of Madden's plays announced there would be a second volume to include this play and The Dosshouse Waltz, but that volume has yet to appear.
Subjects:Dramatists, Irish--20th century | Playwrights | Knickerbocker Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Creator:Salmon Poetry Ltd.
Title:Salmon Poetry Ltd. records supplement
Call No:MSS 0438
Abstract:The Salmon Poetry Ltd. records supplement contains administrative files and the press's publishing files for books produced between 2000 and 2011. Founded and directed by the American-Irish poet, Jessie Lendennie,[...] Salmon Poetry Ltd. is noted particularly for its publication of poetry and its promotion of women writers. This supplement complements the core archival records of Salmon Publishing, Ltd., which was acquired by the University of Delaware Library in 1998.
Subjects:Literature publishing--Ireland--History--21st century | English poetry--Irish authors--21st century | Authors | Publishers | More Subjects
Creator:Kaufman, Edward E., 1939-
Title:Edward E. "Ted" Kaufman papers
Call No:MSS 0660
Abstract:Edward E. "Ted" Kaufman (b. 1939) represented Delaware in the United States Senate from January 15, 2009 - November 15, 2010. Democrat Ted Kaufman was appointed by Governor Ruth Ann[...] Minner to fill the Senate vacancy caused by the resignation of newly elected Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.; Senator Ted Kaufman did not seek election to the office in a special election for the seat in November 2010. The bulk of the Ted Kaufman papers documents the 22 months he spent in the United States Senate with additional materials related to his earlier political career and post-Senate activities.
Subjects:Legislation | Legislators--United States--Biography | Politicians | Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Corman, Cid
Title:Cid Corman letters to David Giannini
Call No:MSS 0351
Abstract:American poet Cid (Sidney) Corman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 29, 1924. Corman went on to found and edit the literary quarterly Origin, which published the work of[...] new or little-known authors, in addition to studying in several international locations and creating his own poetry. The collection of Corman's letters to fellow poet David Giannini contains 173 items and consist primarily of autograph postcards, and to a lesser extent, typed letters on aerogrammes. Corman writes all his letters from Kyoto, and many contain brief descriptions of Japanese life and surroundings. In addition, most of the postcards contain pictures of Kyoto, some of them near Corman's residence. Corman writes of his opinion of and experiences with the "Lang Gang," his name for language poets such as Susan Howe and Ron Silliman. He also writes about his own poetry; during this period, Corman is composing and publishing Of, a single work of 3,750 poems divided into five volumes of equal length.
Creator:American Association of University Women. Mill Creek Hundred Branch (Del.)
Title:American Association of University Women Mill Creek Hundred Branch (Del.) records
Call No:MSS 0531
Abstract:The American Association of University Women Mill Creek Hundred Branch (Del.) records reflect the organizational structure and detail the social, intellectual, and civic life of this women's group, which was[...] formed to support the AAUW mission to advance equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, and research. The records span the extant dates of the branch, 1972-2002.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in education--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Women college graduates--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Delaware Council for International Visitors
Title:Delaware Council for International Visitors records
Call No:MSS 0565
Abstract:The Delaware Council for International Visitors Records, 1972-2001, document the activity of a regional hospitality organization through correspondence, board minutes, calendars, bylaws, visitor profiles, pamphlets, and other printed material relating[...] to the organization.
Subjects:Hospitality--Delaware--History--20th century | Nonprofit organizations--Delaware--History--20th century | Visitors, Foreign--Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference
Title:Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference records
Call No:MSS 0580
Abstract:The records of the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference, spanning over twenty-five years beginning in 1978, document the work, activities, and annual meetings of the Conference, a body which is dedicated[...] to bringing together professional and avocational archaeologists from across the mid-Atlantic region.
Subjects:Archaeology--Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Delaware Theatre Company
Title:Delaware Theatre Company records
Call No:MSS 0633
Abstract:The Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is the largest professional theater in Delaware. The organizations's records, as well as the professional papers of Artistic Director, Cleveland Morris, are included.
Subjects:Advertising campaigns | Comedy | Drama | Fund raising | More Subjects
Creator:Delaware Theatre Company
Title:Delaware Theatre Company records supplement
Call No:MSS 0633
Abstract:Educational and community outreach programs are the main focus and the bulk of this supplement to the Delaware Theatre Company records, with a large component consisting of the files of[...] the Director of Education & Community Engagement, C. J. Conway.
Subjects:Theater--United States--History--20th century | Education in the theater--United States--History--20th century | Children's theater--United States--History--20th century | Participatory theater--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
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