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Creator:Friends of Rockwood Inc.
Title:Friends of Rockwood records
Date(s):1973-2005
Call No:MSS 0675
Abstract:The records of this non-profit organization document its efforts to support the maintenance of the site, collections, and educational mission of the Rockwood Museum in Wilmington, Delaware.
Subjects:Museums--Administration | Museums-- Management | Gothic revival (Architecture)--Delaware--New Castle County | Architecture, Victorian--Delaware--New Castle County
Creator:Chrysler Corporation. Newark Assembly Plant.
Title:Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant collection
Date(s):1986-2008
Call No:MSS 0650
Abstract:This collection contains audiovisual material, publications, photographs, and other material from the Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant publicity office, donated after the closure of the plant in December 2008. Much[...] of the material documents the working life of Chrysler employees in the Newark plant, human resources and employee training, and the processes required to build automobiles at the plant. The collection also documents many of the programs instituted by the United Auto Workers.
Subjects:Automobile factories--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Durango sport utility vehicle | Factory management--History--20th century | Industrial productivity--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Delaware Theatre Company
Title:Delaware Theatre Company records supplement
Date(s):1983-2013
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
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:Wolkind, George
Title:George Wolkind papers
Date(s):1966-2011
Call No:MSS 0697
Abstract:The George Wolkind papers document the involvement of native Delaware activist George Wolkind (born 1945) in the Newark and Wilmington, Delaware, counterculture and music scenes in the 1960s and 1970s.
Subjects:Counterculture--United States--History--20th century | New Left--United States | Activists | Newark (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Delaware Women's Conference, Inc.
Title:Delaware Women's Conference records
Date(s):1984-2010
Call No:MSS 0677
Abstract:The Delaware Women's Conference records, which document the only all-volunteer women's conference in the United States, provide a record of an organization which sought to empower women of all ages,[...] economic backgrounds, and lifestyles, to engage and to improve the status of all women.
Subjects:Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--21st century | Women in the professions--United States--History--20th century | Women in the professions--United States--History--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Phelan, Brian
Title:Brian Phelan papers
Date(s):1958-2005
Call No:MSS 0681
Abstract:The Brian Phelan papers document forty years of the literary career of Irish-born playwright and screenwriter Brian Phelan (born 1934). Phelan's adaptations and docudramas focus on Irish characters, the issues[...] of Irish emigration, socialist and feminist themes, and major world events. The collection, which spans from the 1960s to the 2000s, comprises Phelan's working and project files and include correspondence, screenplays, scripts, contracts, photographs, and research.
Subjects:Actors--Great Britain--20th century | Television writers--Drama | Television--Great Britain--History--20th century | English drama--Irish authors--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Archaeological Society of Delaware
Title:Archaeological Society of Delaware records
Date(s):1933-2011
Call No:MSS 0578
Abstract:This collection contains the administrative and organizational records for the incorporated educational group, the Archaeological Society of Delaware. The materials span the length of the organization's existence from 1933 to[...] the present.
Subjects:Archaeology--Delaware--History--20th century | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Williams, William H. (William Henry), 1936-2007
Title:William H. Williams papers
Date(s):1907-2006
Call No:MSS 0570
Abstract:The William H. Williams Papers, spanning the dates 1907-2006, comprise 11.6 linear feet of manuscripts, academic papers, correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and academic research relating to the areas of study[...] and publications of Williams, a prominent Delaware historian based in Sussex County, Delaware. The collection is divided into six series, with series III. through VI. corresponding to major subject areas studied by Williams.
Subjects:African Americans--History | Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Methodist Church--Delmarva Peninsula--History | Oral History--Delaware--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Pettigrew, L. Eudora
Title:L. Eudora Pettigrew papers
Date(s):1900-2013
Call No:MSS 0773
Abstract:The L. Eudora Pettigrew papers document the academic and professional career of Dr. L. Eudora Pettigrew (b. 1928), the first African American to hold a position in central administration at[...] the University of Delaware and the first black female president of the SUNY system. The collection chronicles over sixty years of her life as a student, educator, administrator, and global emissary. Spanning the dates 1900 to 2012, the collection also offers insight into the lives of three generations of Pettigrew's family, for whom education and scholarship were clearly valued.
Subjects:Women educators--United States | Women in education--History--20th century | African Americans--History--1877-1964 | African Americans--History--1964- | More Subjects
Creator:Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
Title:William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Date(s):1844-2005
Call No:MSS 0638
Abstract:The William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood comprises 10.5 linear feet of material plus oversize items dating from 1844 to 2005 and includes extensive[...] bibliographic information relating to the works of Charles Dickens and specifically to the author's final novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870), which was unfinished at the time of his death. The collection, which illuminates Oliver's activities as a collector and bibliographer, includes publications that printed original versions of the storyline, as well as various derivative works based on the novel; extensive bibliographies of editions of Dickens's works and scholarly work on Dickensiana, with a focus on Edwin Drood; and travel information and souvenirs from Dickens-related landmarks and events.
Subjects:English literature--History and criticism | Novelists, English--19th century | Book collecting | Book collectors | More Subjects
Creator:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects