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Creator:GDA Companies, Inc. (Wilmington, Del.)
Title:GDA Companies, Inc., records
Date(s):1969-2000
Call No:MSS 0856
Abstract:GDA Companies, Inc., was a corporate communications and design business formed by Richard and Karin Florschutz and based in Wilmington, Delaware. It grew out of Graphic Design Associates, Inc., which[...] was founded by the couple in 1979. GDA Companies records comprises administrative and organizational files as well as numerous design samples created by the organization for largely Delaware-based businesses, including multiple, large pharmaceutical enterprises, between 1979 and 2000. The collection also includes pre-GDA Richard Florschutz design work, art, and ephemera, dating circa 1969-1979.
Subjects:Advertising agencies | Advertising agencies--United States--History--20th century | Advertising--History--20th century | Advertising--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Hareven, Tamara K.
Title:Tamara K. Hareven papers
Date(s):1964-2003
Call No:MSS 0564
Abstract:American scholar Tamata K. Hareven helped to establish the field of family history in the 1970s. Her work focused on ordinary people, with research on New England milltowns and[...] the Japanese silk weaving industry.
Creator:Callender, Donald W., Jr.
Title:Donald Callender papers
Date(s):1968-2008
Call No:MSS 0588
Abstract:This collection documents the for-profit and nonprofit work of Donald W. Callender, Jr., an industrial archaeologist whose career in the greater Delaware-Pennsylvania-New Jersey area has involved maintenance and restoration of[...] railroads and rail cars. In addition, Callender was involved in the establishment of a regional living history museum, the leadership of historic preservation organizations, and efforts to restore the Wilmington Waterfront and increase tourism to the city. The collection also documents his personal interest in sailing and tall ships and his involvement in the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.
Subjects:Historic preservation--United States--History--20th century | Industrial management--United States--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Delany, Samuel R.
Title:Samuel R. Delany collection
Date(s):1967-1999
Call No:MSS 0618
Abstract:The Samuel R. Delany collection includes Delany's letters to publisher Bill Bamberger (Bamberger Books), manuscript drafts of novels in progress, comic books, science fiction anthologies, and journals of fantasy and[...] science fiction to which Delany contributed or served as editor.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American fiction--20th century | Gay men--United States--History--20th century | Science fiction--History and criticism | More Subjects
Creator:Cohen, William J.
Title:William J. Cohen papers
Date(s):1967-2001
Call No:MSS 0468
Abstract:The William J. Cohen Papers, spanning the dates 1967-2001, comprises 37 linear feet of materials that document William J. Cohen's (b. 1941) entire career as an urban and environmental planner[...] in Delaware.
Creator:Kallal, Catherine W.
Title:Catherine W. Kallal papers
Date(s):1968-2005
Call No:MSS 0543
Abstract:The Catherine W. Kallal Papers pertain to the publication of Delaware Government by the League of Women Voters of Delaware, Kallal’s years as president of the LWV of Delaware and[...] the LWV of Greater Wilmington, as well as information on environmental issues in Delaware from 1968 to 2005.
Subjects:Environmental policy--Research | Environmental protection | Environmental sciences | Environmental protection--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Warsh, Lewis
Title:Lewis Warsh collection
Date(s):1968-2001
Call No:MSS 0547
Abstract:The Lewis Warsh collection is a small collection of materials relating to publishing projects by American poet, novelist, and editor Lewis Warsh and by American authors Steve Carey, Ted Berrigan,[...] and Tom Savage produced by Warsh's Angel Hair Books and United Artists Books. The collection spans the dates between 1968 and 2001 and consists of material at various stages of the publication process, including mock-ups, advanced uncorrected proofs, uncorrected galley proofs, and cover art.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Editors (assembling, revising) | Poets | More Subjects
Creator:Lockman, Norman, 1938-2005
Title:Norman Lockman papers
Date(s):1954-2004
Call No:MSS 0865
Abstract:Norman Lockman, a political journalist in Delaware and Massachusetts, was the first African American journalist and former managing editor of the Wilmington News Journal. The Norman Lockman papers, consisting mostly[...] of newspaper clippings and articles, documents Lockman's journalism career at the Wilmington News Journal and Boston Globe.
Subjects:Journalists--United States | Journalism--United States--History--20th century | Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Racism | 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:Mullen, Shaun D., 1947-
Title:Shaun D. Mullen journalism papers
Date(s):1964-2014
Call No:MSS 0653
Abstract:The Shaun D. Mullen journalism papers is a personally selected collection of articles, editorials, and features from the author's writing career, primarily at the Philadelphia Daily News. In addition to[...] some personal miscellany ranging from press passes to a t-shirt and political buttons, the collection also includes selected blog entries from Mullen's weblog, Kiko's House. Mullen's features and editorials included "The Six Hundred and Thirty: Stories of Philadelphia's Vietnam War Dead," the nationally syndicated "Simpson File" from columns about the O.J. Simpson trial, a year-long column written under the pen name of Millennium Man, and the issue of terrorism after the events of 9/11/2001.
Subjects:Blogs | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--Pennsylvania | Journalists
Creator:Digby, John, 1938-
Title:John Digby papers
Date(s):1963-2004
Call No:MSS 0569
Abstract:British-born poet and collagist John Digby's productive and multi-faceted career spans nearly five decades, beginning in the 1960s. Best known as a collage artist whose Surrealism-influenced collages have been widely[...] exhibited in England, France, Korea, and the United States, Digby is also a prolific poet whose works have been translated into several languages.
Subjects:Art, Modern--20th century | Collage--20th century | Collage--21st century | Collage--20th century--Exhibitions | 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:Miller, Dorothy P.
Title:Dorothy Miller papers
Date(s):1965-2006
Call No:MSS 0875
Abstract:Dorothy Miller (1931-2016) was an analytical chemist at DuPont who became vocal against the company's acquisition of White Clay Creek land with the intent of building a dam. With concerns[...] that the existing water supply in Delaware would not be suffcicient for the expansion of two DuPont production plants in Wilmington, the White Clay Creek Dam, which would have flooded 1,160 acres, was slated to suplly 71 million gallons of water a day. After the dam's failure, Miller continued to be active in the community, working with environmental groups throughout Newark, Delaware on issues related to urban development and transportation infrastructure. The collection, which spans from 1965-2010, documents community efforts led by Miller to preserve the White Clay Creek Watershed and her further work on water resources, residential/commercial and transportation projects throughout Newark, Delaware.
Subjects:Community Life--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Conservation of natural resources--Delaware | Economic development | Transportation | More Subjects
Creator:Schleuning, Neala
Title:Neala Schleuning poster collection
Date(s):1967-2011
Call No:GRA 0118
Abstract:The Neala Schleuning Poster Collection includes a wide variety of posters, broadsides, and several menus collected by the American educator and writer in the course of her worldwide travels. The[...] poster collection is a strong graphic collection reflecting her broad interests in women's issues, American studies, and political movements.
Subjects:Economic development | Nuclear disarmament--History--20th century | Women's studies--United States | Russia--History--1613-1917 | More Subjects
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:Kaufman, Alan
Title:Alan Kaufman papers
Date(s):1952-2007
Call No:MSS 0599
Abstract:The papers of Alan Kaufman, teacher, writer, poet, editor, performer, artist, and impresario, include drafts of his memoirJew Boy, his novelMatches, materials related to his editing of the volumes of[...] theOutlaw Bibleseries andDavka: Jewish Cultural Revolution, an extensive collection of notebooks with draft and unpublished poems, and a large collection of original artwork. The collection also includes correspondence with other writers and material documenting Kaufman’s involvement in the San Francisco Spoken Word poetry movement.
Subjects:Poetry--20th century--Collections | American literature--Jewish authors--20th century | American poetry--Jewish authors--20th century | Autobiography--Jewish authors | More Subjects
Creator:Harris, Mark, 1922-2007
Title:Mark Harris letters to Martha Harris
Date(s):1951-2005
Call No:MSS 0605
Abstract:The Mark Harris letters to Martha Harris is a collection of letters, printed emails, faxes, and photographs that were shared over a period of fifty years between author Mark Harris[...] and his sister Martha Harris. The letters contain updates on family news, advice to Martha on education, publishing and writing, reflections on Mark's career as writer and professor, and his shared diary entries through which the two siblings attempt to reconstruct childhood memories.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Authors
Creator:Brenner, Summer
Title:Summer Brenner papers
Date(s):1962-2005
Call No:MSS 0617
Abstract:The Summer Brenner papers offers a comprehensive view of an American poet and novelist's life across four decades beginning in the 1960s. The collection includes extensive personal correspondence and journals,[...] literary manuscripts and drafts documenting all stages of the writing and publishing process, and Brenner's work from magazine contributions, book publications, and community projects.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American literature--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Novelists | More Subjects
Creator:Thompson, William G., 1922-2009
Title:William G. Thompson Briarwood Writers' Alliance correspondence and publicity records
Date(s):1964-2007
Call No:MSS 0671
Abstract:William G. Thompson as President of the Briarwood Writers' Alliance, Inc., represented more than 150 writers, poets, and performers by booking lectures and readings at educational institutions, literary gatherings, and[...] community events.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--21st century--Correspondence | Literary agents--United States--20th century--Correspondence | Literary agents--United States--21st century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Warsh, Lewis
Title:Lewis Warsh collection of twentieth-century poetry ephemera
Date(s):1962-2012
Call No:MSS 0701
Abstract:American poet Lewis Warsh (born 1944) compiled this collection of promotional ephemera primarily documenting what is known as the second generation of the New York School. The collection also includes[...] material relating to Warsh's own readings and performances, writing, and publishing ventures.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Artists--United States--20th century | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
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