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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: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: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: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: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: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:Zephyrus Image (Firm)
Title:Zephyrus Image records
Date(s):1960-2000
Call No:MSS 0880
Abstract:Zephyrus Image, founded by Holbrook Teter and Michael Myers, was a small Northern California press operating from approximately 1969-1983, notable for its socially- and politically-subversive books and ephemera and its[...] fine works on paper. The Zephyrus Image records document the activities of the California press and its proprietors and the planning and development of roughly 300 printed works of poetry and political and satirical books and ephemera. Zephyrus Image projects were created for and in collaboration with a host of literary and artistic figures, including Edward Dorn, Tom Raworth, William T. Wiley, Lucia Berlin, Stan Brakhage, and Robert Creeley.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors and publishers--20th century | Book industries and trade--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:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts
Date(s):1958-2006
Call No:MSS 0591
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman collection of American and British theater and film scripts spans the dates 1956-2003 and comprises four linear feet of play scripts and screenplays, mostly Broadway and Off-Broadway[...] plays. Assembled by the writer and Brooklyn-based bookdealer Richard Lee Hoffman, the collection also includes a few accompanying photographs, playbills, and theater programs.
Subjects:Motion picture plays, American--History and criticism | Motion picture plays, English--History and criticism | American drama--20th century | English drama--20th century
Creator:Friends of the Newark Free Library (Newark, Del.)
Title:Friends of the Newark Free Library records
Date(s):1966-2009
Call No:MSS 0592
Abstract:The records of the Friends of the Newark Free Library in Newark, Delaware, include correspondence, newsletters, financial records, and other material documenting the organization and activities of the group.
Subjects:Volunteer workers in libraries--United States--History--20th century | Public libraries--United States--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--History--20th century
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: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:Smith, Gwynne P.
Title:Gwynne P. Smith papers
Date(s):1958-2002
Call No:MSS 0528
Abstract:Gwynne P. Smith (1924-2010) was a Republican politician and community activist who served as a state representative in the Delaware General Assembly from 1974 to 1990, representing Delaware's 10th (1975-1982)[...] and 7th (1983-1990) districts (Green Acres). The Gwynne P. Smith papers document the civic activities and legislative career of a woman committed to protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Delaware. Consisting of 17.5 linear feet and oversized materials, her papers include logs, notes, correspondence, campaign records, voter registration lists, news clippings, state documents, draft legislation, legislative issue files, newsletters, brochures, realia, photographs, audio-visual materials and oversized maps.
Subjects:Political campaigns | Political participation | Delaware. General Assembly. House of Representatives | Women legislators--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Digby, John, 1938-
Title:John Digby papers
Date(s):1963-2004
Call No:MSS 0569
Abstract:British-born poet and collagist John Digby (born 1938) immigrated to the United States in 1978 and lives on Long Island with his wife Joan Digby, whose creative work is also[...] represented in this collection. Digby's papers document nearly five decades (1963-2004) of a prolific artistic and literary career, with significant representation of Digby's collaborations with international colleagues exhibiting, publishing, and creating Surrealist works in the 1960s-1970s. The collection includes all states of published and unpublished works, extensive correspondence, exhibition files, and original artwork.
Subjects:Art, Modern--20th century | Collage--20th century | Collage--21st century | Collage--20th century--Exhibitions | More Subjects
Creator:Kaufman, Alan
Title:Alan Kaufman papers
Date(s):1952-2007
Call No:MSS 0599
Abstract:The papers of Alan Kaufman--an American Jewish author, editor, performer, artist, and impresario--include drafts of his memoir Jew Boy, his novel Matches, editorial material related to volumes in his Outlaw[...] Bible series, and the magazine Davka: Jewish Cultural Revolution. There are numerous notebooks with notes, observations, lists, and drafts of poetry and writing, as well as original artwork. The collection also includes publishing and personal correspondence, and material documenting Kaufman's involvement in the San Francisco Spoken Word poetry movement and other creative activities.
Subjects:Poetry--20th century--Collections | American literature--Jewish authors--20th century | American poetry--Jewish authors--20th century | Autobiography--Jewish authors | More Subjects
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: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:Miller, Dorothy P.
Title:Dorothy Miller papers
Date(s):1965-2006
Call No:MSS 0875
Abstract:Delaware environmental activist Dorothy Miller (1931-2016) led a coaltion of citizens, conservation-minded organizations, the DuPont Company, and the state governments of Delaware and Pennsylvania to acquire and preserve open space[...] to protect the entire White Clay Creek Watershed. Spanning the dates 1965-2010, this collection 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--Delaware--History--20th century | 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
Creator:Lewis, Horacio D.
Title:Horacio D. Lewis papers
Date(s):1960-2003
Call No:MSS 0732
Abstract:The Horacio D. Lewis papers consist of Dr. Lewis’ letters, articles, and publications related to his personal and civic involvement and recognition of activities associated with the civil rights of[...] the Latino and African-American communities in Delaware and the desegregation of Delaware’s public schools.
Subjects:Judgments | Newark (Del.) | Wilmington (Del.) | Panama Canal (Panama) | More Subjects
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