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Creator:Flint, W. Russell (William Russell), 1880-1969
Title:Sir William Russell Flint letters to Kay Pickford
Date(s):1946-1973
Call No:MSS 0386
Abstract:Watercolor artist Sir William Russell Flint, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on April 4, 1880. In 1900 he went to London, combining work, first as[...] a medical illustrator (1900-1902), and later as a commercial designer and magazine illustrator (1902-1907). His artwork was exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy and other public venues, and was also acquired by prominent national and international museums. William Russell Flint also gained recognition for his work in dry-point engraving and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1933. Additionally, Flint was interested in typography, book design, and illustration. The collection of letters written by Sir William Russell Flint to Kay Pickford and include eighty-three items in the collection include seventy-eight letters written by William Russell Flint, two letters written by his son, Francis Russell Flint, and three newspaper clippings. Sir William Russell Flint addresses his letters to a young artist and family friend, Kay Pickford. According to a newspaper clipping in the collection, Pickford was a London artist, who began painting as a result of Sir Flint's encouragement of her early sketches and paintings. William Russell Flint's letters communicate their mutual friendship and his support for the younger artist.
Creator:Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Title:Records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Date(s):1941-1972
Call No:MSS 0263
Abstract:The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), an organization formed in Great Britain in January 1958, intended to persuade the government to "renounce unconditionally the use or production of nuclear weapons[...] and refuse to allow their use by others in its defense." The records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) contains three linear feet of material including articles, clippings, minutes and agendas from conferences, files, microfilm, and publications. The material surveys the issues of the nuclear disarmament movement in England beginning with the formation of the CND in 1958. Several contentious issues are documented throughout the collection.
Subjects:Nuclear weapons--Great Britain | Nuclear arms control | Nuclear disarmament | Antinuclear movement | More Subjects
Creator:Hutchison, Harriet Elizabeth
Title:Harriet Elizabeth Hutchison papers
Date(s):1943-1974
Call No:MSS 0513
Abstract:Documents and memorabilia associated with Harriet Elizabeth Hutchison's service as a nurse in the Army during World War II, and some post-war personal notes and official documents.
Subjects:United States. Army--Military life | Dog tags (military tags) | World War, 1939-1945
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: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: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:Field, Edward, 1924-
Title:Edward Field papers
Date(s):1943-1994
Call No:MSS 0363
Abstract:American poet and editor Edward Field was born in Brooklyn on June 7, 1924. Besides becoming an accomplished poet, Field has also edited anthologies of poetry and produced the narration[...] for the documentary film To Be Alive, which won an Academy Award in 1965. The Edward Field Papers consist of twenty-one linear feet of Field's personal and literary papers which document his life and writing career from 1943-1994. The papers contain correspondence, photographs and negatives, poems, prose, book reviews, clippings, posters, programs, financial papers, address books, calendars, interviews, books, magazines and journals, flyers, plays, and ephemera. Although the majority of the collection records Field's work as a poet, his papers document all aspects of Field's writing, including his work as an editor, essayist, translator, narrator, collaborator on popular novels, and as a journal keeper.
Creator:Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-1998
Title:John Malcolm Brinnin papers
Date(s):1930-1981
Call No:MSS 0103
Abstract:The John Malcolm Brinnin Papers consist of 15.5 linear feet of material related to the writing, speaking and teaching career of Brinnin. The collection includes correspondence; photographs; books; drafts of[...] poetry, essays, speeches, biographies, and other forms of writing by Brinnin. Additionally manuscripts by other writers, travel ephemera, and material related to the New York Poetry Center are available in the collection.
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: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:Symons, Julian, 1912-1994
Title:Julian Symons papers
Date(s):1944-1994
Call No:MSS 0204
Abstract:British poet, novelist, historian, and critic Julian Symons was born on May 30, 1912, in London, England. The Julian Symons papers consist of more than 400 manuscripts written by Julian[...] Symons and over 200 letters addressed to Symons (3 linear feet). Most of the collection relates to his work in the field of crime literature. Many of the manuscripts are autograph drafts of book reviews; however, also present are reviews of movies, television and radio programs, and theater productions; short stories; essays; poetry; material toward books and lectures; and correspondence. In addition to autograph drafts, the collection includes galley proofs, flyers, magazines, clippings, books, letters, and typescript drafts.
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: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: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:Powell, Walter A. (Walter Anderson), 1855-1948
Title:Walter A. Powell letters to William P. Frank
Date(s):1928-1978
Call No:MSS 0098, F0184
Abstract:Delaware historian Walter A. Powell wrote these four letters ranging in dates from 1928 to 1978 to Wilmington News Journal columnist William P. (Bill) Frank in response to Frank's inquiries[...] about articles, pamphlets, or books written by Powell.
Subjects:Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Historians | Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Anderson, John, 1915-1997
Title:John Anderson papers
Date(s):1948-1994
Call No:MSS 0312
Abstract:The John Anderson papers contains materials relating to twentieth century American book designer, typographer and printer John Anderson.
Subjects:Printing--United States--History--20th century | Engraving | Book design--United States--History--20th century | Printers (people)
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
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