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Creator:Stetz, Stephen, 1925-2005
Title:Stephen Stetz photographs
Date(s):1935-1974
Call No:PPI 0112
Abstract:This collection of photographs highlights Stephen Stetz's service in the United States Navy during and after World War II, particularly his time in occupied Japan, and aboard the U.S.S. Florence[...] Nightingale.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945 | World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area | World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations | Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952 | More Subjects
Creator:Mizener, Arthur
Title:Arthur Mizener papers
Date(s):1940-1977
Call No:MSS 0172
Abstract:American educator, author, and critic Arthur Mizener was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on 3 September 1907 to Mason Price and Mabel Moore Mizener. The Arthur Mizener papers consist of the[...] American educator, author, and critic's draft of the first F. Scott Fitzgerald biography, The Far Side of Paradise, and correspondence with Edmund Wilson, Delmore Schwartz, and various publishers and others involved in Mizener's research and publishing activities.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Letters from calligraphers to Sidney Feinberg and George Grady
Date(s):1938-1976
Call No:MSS 0338
Abstract:While stationed in England during World War II, American book designer and calligrapher Sidney Feinberg began his interest in calligraphy. Several of the letters in this collection are responses from[...] noted American or British calligraphers to Feinberg's inquiries about their work and how he might develop his calligraphic skills. George Grady founded the George Grady Press, a New York City firm which was noted for private and fine printing. This collection of letters written to Sidney Feinberg or George Grady was originally assembled in a notebook labeled "Calligraphic Letters." The fifty-nine letters and cards, spanning the dates 1938 to 1972, are fine examples of the handwriting employed by various noted calligraphers, printers, and graphic artists. Among the correspondence to Feinberg are original Christmas cards created, and in some cases printed, by the sender. Christmas greetings from calligraphers Lili Cassel-Wronker, Tony La Russa, James and Ruth McCrea, Oscar Ogg, and George Salter demonstrate their designs and calligraphy.The content of letters written to printer George Grady cover several topics, including book orders to J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. and Rampant Lion Press; Grady's effort to purchase stained glass windows with book arts themes; publications by the Society of Printers; and Paul Standard's suggestion to reprint Graily Hewitt's Handwriting.
Creator:Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-1998
Title:Signatures archive
Date(s):1933-1972
Call No:MSS 0124
Abstract:Co-edited by John Hinsdale Thompson and John Malcolm Brinnin and based in Detroit, Signatures was a literary magazine of "works-to-be-published-later" written by contemporary American and international writers. Subtitled "Work in[...] Progress," Signatures was first published in the Spring of 1936 and continued for a total of three issues, ceasing publication in 1938.
Subjects:Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001
Title:Elizabeth Jennings papers
Date(s):1940-1977
Call No:MSS 0186
Abstract:The Elizabeth Jennings papers document the work of British poet Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001). Associated with The Movement, Jennings was a prolific writer. The collection contains letters, notebooks, miscellaneous prose, and[...] juvenilia.
Subjects:English poetry--20th century | English fiction--20th century | Autobiography--Women authors
Creator:Newark Publishing Co. (Newark, Del.)
Title:Newark Publishing Co. records
Date(s):1936-1981
Call No:MSS 0879
Abstract:Newark Publishing Co. was a Newark, Delaware, printing business established in the mid-20th century and was owned and operated by William H. Durham from circa 1967 to 1981. Newark Publishing[...] Co. records comprises over 3000 job printing files created by the press for largely Newark, Delaware-based businesses between 1963 and 1981. The collection also includes administrative and financial records of the company and its precursor, the Newark Post weekly newspaper, from 1936-1981.
Subjects:Printing | Printing--History | Printing--United States--History--20th century | Advertising--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:H. Rubinfine & Son
Title:H. Rubinfine & Son archive
Date(s):1926-1972
Call No:MSS 0407
Abstract:H. Rubinfine & Son was a family-owned and operated poultry business in Atlantic County, New Jersey, that flourished between 1940 and the mid-1960s. The H.[...] Rubinfine & Son archive consists of one linear foot of photographs, cancelled checks, bank statements, check stubs, ledgers, letters, memorandum, letterhead, deeds, newspaper clippings, financial papers, and an order book-business, financial, and visual materials that provide a quick history of the company. The archive is small, but a valuable source of information about an important regional industry that thrived from the 1930s through the 1950s in New Jersey. The bulk of this small collection is financial documents about the company, which includes two deeds, an order book, tax returns, three ledger books, three groups of loose ledger papers, a balance sheet, check stubs, and cancelled checks.
Creator:Herlihy III, Thomas
Title:Pearl Herlihy Daniels map collection papers
Date(s):1938-1993
Call No:MSS 0400
Abstract:Pearl Herlihy Daniels (1910-1994) was born Pearl Glenn in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1949, she was appointed to a committee to modernize Wilmington’s city charter and[...] in the 1950s, she chaired Delaware’s State Labor Commission, which later became the State Labor Department. In the latter post, she fought to improve the working conditions of migrant laborers. Daniels was also an activist at the state level for stronger narcotics laws. On the national front, she was mainly involved in issues related to children. She was later appointed to national commissions by Preisdents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. Besides her many political interests, Pearl Herlihy Daniels was also an avid collector of maps of Delaware and the surrounding region. The Pearl Herlihy Daniel map collection papers contain her correspondence with map dealers, other map collectors, and scholars as well as the catalogs she created to organize her collection. They also document Daniels’s research interests. Daniels lectured on both the early cartography of the Delaware region and on map collecting as a hobby. Her papers include her research notes, clippings from newspapers and magazines, manuscripts of her presentations and writings, and slides and copy photographs that she used in her talks and for publication.
Creator:Harris, Mark, 1922-2007
Title:Mark Harris papers
Date(s):1937-1982
Call No:MSS 0101
Abstract:Literary and personal correspondence, books, stories, essays, screenplays, personal journals, unpublished writing, scrapbooks, lectures, interviews, family papers, and contributions to journals and magazines from Mark Harris, American writer and journalist
Creator:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W. D. Snodgrass papers; The Fuehrer Bunker research library
Date(s):1939-1990
Call No:MSS 0274
Abstract:Annotated books used by Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet W. D. Snodgrass for his 1977 The Fuehrer Bunker: A Cycle of Poems in Progress and his 1995 The Fuehrer Bunker: the[...] Complete Cycle.
Creator:Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965
Title:Nancy Cunard and Hugh Ford letters to David Garnett
Date(s):1928-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0580
Abstract:Nancy Cunard (1896-1965) daughter of Sir Bache Cunard, of the shipping family, and Lady Emerald Cunard, was brought up in England. In 1920 she moved to Paris and became acquainted[...] with many of the writers and artists living there. Inspired by Leonard and Virginia Woolf, who published her poem Parallax at their Hogarth Press, she learned printing and operated the Hours Press in France from 1928 to 1931, publishing work by Walter Lowenfels, Laura Riding, Robert Graves, Alvaro Guevara, Richard Aldington, and others. The eight letters in this small collection are together as a result of Hugh Ford's 1968 volume Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel. Two letters are from Ford to David Garnett regarding Nancy Cunard, and six letters from Cunard to Garnett are apparently those which Garnett shared with Ford for the project. Cunard's letters span from the early days of her friendship with Garnett in 1928 until just before her death in 1965, and Ford's letters to Garnett date from 1968 and 1970.
Creator:Nelson, David M., 1920-1991
Title:David M. Nelson papers
Date(s):1936-1991
Call No:MSS 0328
Abstract:Renowned football rules authority and former University of Delaware coach and administrator, David Moir Nelson was born April 29, 1920, in Detroit, Michigan. During Nelson's forty years at the University[...] of Delaware, the athletic program was strengthened and expanded (particularly the women's athletic program) and a 75-acre intercollegiate athletics complex was created. Above all else, Nelson was a nationally recognized expert on intercollegiate football rules, serving on the National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Rules Committee for 35 years and as the committee's Secretary-Editor from 1962 until his death in 1991. His term as Secretary-Editor was the longest tenure in Rules Committee history. The David M. Nelson papers extend over 42 linear feet of material and are composed of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, minutes, manuals, programs, magazines, books, media guides, annual reports, articles, dockets, posters, pamphlets, a diary, motion pictures, video cassettes, drafts (preliminary versions), speeches, surveys, diagrams, certificates, interviews, bulletins, notes, newsletters, proceedings, resumes, and a logbook. These papers document Nelson's high school and collegiate experience, his service in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II, his coaching and administrative career, and his extensive service to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and related organizations.
Creator:French, Bill
Title:University Place book shop papers
Date(s):1934-1985
Call No:MSS 0207
Abstract:A collection of correspondence and several manuscripts gathered by Bill French, who was proprietor of University Place Book Shop (New York), over 25 years. This shop was a source[...] of material written by Afro-American, African, and Caribbean authors. The correspondence includes many of these authors. Also included in this collection is the correspondence of Walter Lowenfels with various black writers as he compiled a number of anthologies, which were among the first to give voice to the writers of the Third World.
Creator:Wallenstein, Barry
Title:Barry Wallenstein James T. Farrell collection
Date(s):1929-1974
Call No:MSS 0589
Abstract:This collection includes manuscripts by James Farrell, copies of selected published writings by Farrell, photographs of and published articles about Farrell. Also included are writings on Farrell by Barry Wallenstein,[...] as well as notes taken by Wallenstein on works by Farrell and writings related to him.
Subjects:Authors
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe
Date(s):1929-1975
Call No:MSS 0604
Abstract:The Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe comprises 49 letters and postcards reflecting the long-lasting friendship Bowles maintained with Widdicombe, whom Bowles met during his brief time as a student[...] in Virginia. While on his travels, Bowles posted letters from various locations abroad, which ranged in content from news about musical and literary acquaintances, such as Aaron Copland or Gertrude Stein, to sketches of local nationals and their culture.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Composition (music)--History--20th century | Composers | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Everson, William, 1912-1994
Title:William Everson collection
Date(s):1937-1983
Call No:MSS 0193
Abstract:A collection of handwritten and typed manuscripts by poet William Everson. The collection includes a draft of the preface of Birth of a Poet and the description of a course[...] by that title. Also included are an untitled poem written in 1937 by Everson, a draft of the foreword to his Veritable Years, a foreword to a collection of poetry written by Naomi Clark, and an autobiographical article entitled: "Insight & Image."
Creator:Farano, Michel
Title:Michel Farano papers
Date(s):1933-1980
Call No:MSS 0199
Abstract:The papers of Michel Farano, a twentieth century American poet and critic, consist of incoming letters and cards from a variety of friends and literary figures, photographs and a variety[...] of printed materials. Correspondents include Horace Gregory, Jean and Louis Untermeyer, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and William Carlos Williams. The only substantial correspondence is from Jean Starr Untermeyer and William Carlos Williams, with the rest of the correspondence consisting of greeting cards.
Creator:Friar, Kimon
Title:Collection of John Malcolm Brinnin-Kimon Friar correspondence and Brinnin Literary manuscripts
Date(s):1933-1988
Call No:MSS 0257
Abstract:Poet and biographer John Malcolm Brinnin was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on September 13, 1916. Brinnin was the first person to bring Welsh poet Dylan Thomas to the United[...] States and was responsible for all of Dylan Thomas's reading tours in this country. Born November 18, 1911 in Imrali, Turkey, Kimon Friar was naturalized as an American citizen in 1920. Friar has translated and edited a variety of works by Greek poets and writers, including Nikos Kazantzakis, Theodore Roubanis, Miltos Sahtouris, Odysseus Elytis, Takis Sinopoulos, Yannis Ritsos, Manolis Anagnostakis and Kostas Kindinis. The John Malcolm Brinnin-Kimon Friar Correspondence consists of four linear feet of material and is comprised of correspondence, photographs, two phonograph recordings, autograph and typescript poems and short stories. The material was collected by Kimon Friar, a close friend of Brinnin during the 1930s and 1940s. The bulk of the material (8 boxes) consists of Brinnin's letters to Kimon Friar. Enclosed in some of these letters are photographs and poetry written by Brinnin.
Creator:Wallenstein, Barry
Title:Barry Wallenstein - James T. Farrell collection
Date(s):1929-1975
Call No:MSS 0548
Abstract:The Barry Wallenstein - James T. Farrell collection comprises 0.6 linear feet of articles, manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, and notes pertaining to Wallenstein's research on American novelist James T. Farrell and[...] spans the dates between 1929 and 1975.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors | Scholars | Chicago (Ill.)--Fiction
Creator:Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Title:Padraic Colum papers
Date(s):1927-1970
Call No:MSS 0147
Abstract:The papers of Padraic Colum, Irish poet, playwright, and author, are comprised of book reviews, letters to author and theatrical producer Basil Burwell, and original manuscripts of Colum's work.
Subjects:English literature--Irish authors--20th century--History and critisism | English poetry--Irish authors--20th century--History and critisism | English drama--Irish authors--20th century--History and critisism | Authors | More Subjects
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