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Creator:Edwards, Jeannette Slocomb
Title:Jeanette Slocomb Edwards papers
Date(s):1962-1989
Call No:MSS 0098, F0159
Abstract:The Jeannette Slocomb Edwards papers consist of a photocopy of a Christmas poem, a handwritten Christmas/New Year's postcard with a drawing and poem by Edwards on the front, several newspaper[...] clippings and an obituary related to Edwards, who was a poet laureate for the state of Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--20th century
Creator:Greenwatch Institute
Title:Greenwatch Institute records
Date(s):1977-2004
Call No:MSS 0716
Abstract:Greenwatch Institute was created in 1992 as the result of a legal settlement with Keystone Cogenerations Systems Inc., in which a trust fund was established to be used for projects[...] benefitting the environment. Greenwatch Institute administers those funds. Delaware author and environmentalist Jerry Shields was chairman of Greenwatch Institute from its founding until his death in 1998. This collection largely represents his work for the Institute. The papers of Greenwatch Institute comprise legal, administrative, and research materials produced during the institute's founding and early operations.
Subjects:Environmental policy--Delaware--History--20th century | Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Delaware--History--20th century | Rivers--Delaware--History--20th century | Waterways--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Helga Einsele
Date(s):1951-1992
Call No:MSS 0655
Abstract:Award-winning American author, educator, and political activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was a prominent member of the American expatriate modernist circle of the 1920s and 1930s. Boyle's later years are characterized[...] by her extensive political activism. The Kay Boyle letters to Helga Einsele document Boyle's decades-long friendship with criminologist and prison reformer Helga Einsele (1910-2005). The collection comprises letters from Boyle and their enclosures, drafts of Einsele's replies, photographs of Boyle, as well as clippings of articles honoring Boyle at the end of her life and after her death.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Human rights workers--Correspondence | Pacifists--Correspondence | Criminologists--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Hoyt, Nancy
Title:Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection
Date(s):1943-1994
Call No:MSS 0486
Abstract:The Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection consists of various written material by or about Paul Bowles.
Subjects:Literature--20th century | Literature--Translations--20th century | Authors, American--20th century
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:Carr, Virginia Spencer
Title:Virginia Spencer Carr papers
Date(s):1911-2004
Call No:MSS 0527
Abstract:The Virginia Spencer Carr Papers comprises three groups of materials: I. Papers related to Tennessee Williams, ca. 1911-1996, II. Papers related to Paul Bowles, ca. 1911-2004, III. Personal papers, ca.[...] 1945-2002. The bulk of the material is research, correspondence, manuscripts, and publisher's proofs toward her biography of Paul Bowles.
Creator:Mrabet, Mohammed, 1940-
Title:Mohammed Mrabet correspondence, reviews, and other material
Date(s):1968-1989
Call No:MSS 0674
Abstract:Moroccan author and artist Mohammed Mrabet (born 1940) worked closely with American expatriate writer and musician Paul Bowles (1910-1999). This collection contains letters from several of Mrabet's friends and acquaintances,[...] most notably from American writers and editors Irving Stettner (1922-2004) and Michael Wolfe (born 1945). Also included are reviews of Mrabet's works and photocopied dust jackets from his books.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors and publishers--20th century | Authors | Artists (visual artists) | More Subjects
Creator:Bair, Myrna L. (Myrna Lynn), 1940-
Title:Myrna Bair papers
Date(s):1980-2008
Call No:MSS 0689
Abstract:Myrna L. Bair (b. 1940), served in the Delaware Senate from 1980 to 2000. Republican Myrna Bair represented Delaware’s 5th District, Foulk Woods. For 16 years, she held[...] a legislative leadership position, including 14 years as Senate minority leader and two years as minority whip. The bulk of the Myrna Bair papers documents the time she spent in the Delaware Senate.
Subjects:Legislation | Women legislators--United States | Segregation--Delaware--History--20th century | Economic development | More Subjects
Creator:Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002
Title:Fielding Dawson correspondence to Marcella Simpson
Date(s):1972-1994
Call No:MSS 0722
Abstract:Between 1972 and 1994, American author and artist Fielding Dawson (1930-2002) sent a variety of materials to his grandmother, Marcella Simpson, including letters, articles, journals, manuscripts, and ephemera. The collection[...] provides insight into Dawson's literary career and his development as a creative wring teacher in correctional facilities.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Black Mountain school (Group of poets) | Prison educators | Arts in prisons | More Subjects
Creator:Carper, Thomas R., 1947-
Title:Thomas R. Carper congressional papers
Date(s):1979-1993
Call No:MSS 0399
Abstract:Thomas R. Carper (1947- ) served the state of Delaware as its member-at-large in the U.S. House of Representatives for five terms: he was elected as a Democrat to the[...] Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1993). Carper served on the committees of Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, and Merchant Marine and Fisheries, with memberships on several subcommittees. Carper was elected with the "budget conscious class of 1982" and was a fiscal conservative in his legislative efforts. Carper worked on the bailout plan for the savings and loan industry, correctly predicting the enormity of the problem. The Thomas R. Carper congressional pPapers reflect issues on banking, environmental and coastal concerns, fishing and tourism, and many other topics of interest to Delawareans in the 1980s. In addition to correspondence, memoranda, and office files, the collection includes reports, documents, and memorabilia from Carper's congressional career.
Subjects:Politicians--Delaware--20th century | Legislators--United States--Biography | United States. Congress--Constituent communication | Flood insurance--Law and legislation--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Brilliant, Alan
Title:Alan Brilliant correspondence with Ted Wilentz
Date(s):1960-1996
Call No:MSS 0590
Abstract:This collection contains .7 linear feet of personal letters and postcards from Alan Brilliant of Unicorn Press to his former employer and longtime friend, proprietor of Corinth Books Ted Wilentz.[...] Other materials include press catalogs, newsletters, financial records, clippings, periodicals, poems, and other printed ephemera related to the Unicorn Press.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Private Presses--United States--History--20th century | Novelists | 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: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: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: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
Creator:Axelrod, Beverly
Title:Beverly Axelrod papers
Date(s):1935-2009
Call No:MSS 0884
Abstract:Beverly Axelrod was a San Francisco-based lawyer heavily involved in civil rights and social justice movements and organizations in the 1950s and 1960s, both as an attorney and as an[...] activist. Her papers consist of correspondence, legal files, organization documentation, activist literature, and other material relating to her life and career. A large portion of the collection documents Axelrod's relationship with writer and activist Eldridge Cleaver.
Subjects:Women lawyers--United States | Lawyers--United States | Civil rights lawyers--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers supplement
Date(s):1914-1992
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, memorabilia and books.
Subjects:Prohibition--United States--History | Elections | Public relations | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Nichols, Beverley, 1898-1983
Title:Beverley Nichols papers
Date(s):1911-1991
Call No:MSS 0620
Abstract:The Beverley Nichols papers document the personal and professional activities of prolific twentieth-century English novelist, playwright, journalist, composer, and political activist Beverley Nichols. The collection comprises correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts,[...] musical compositions, and photographs primarily dating between 1911 and 1991.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century | Authors, English--20th century--Archives | Cats--Anecdotes. | Gardens--England--History--Pictorial works. | More Subjects
Creator:Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur), 1916-2011
Title:Russell W. Peterson papers
Date(s):1953-2010
Call No:MSS 0745
Abstract:Russell W. Peterson served as governor of Delaware from 1969 to 1973. The Russell W. Peterson papers include correspondence, speeches, personal notes, press clippings, schedules, calendars, personal planners, informational materials,[...] photographs, and audiovisual materials.
Subjects:Environmental policy--Delaware--History--20th century | Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Delaware--History--20th century | Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Social justice--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware. Library
Title:Delaware ephemera collection related to politics, policy, and government
Date(s):1936-2019
Call No:MSS 0733
Abstract:This Delaware ephemera collection is a vertical file of fliers, clippings, artifacts, and other ephemeral materials pertaining to local and federal election campaigns, environmental groups, grassroots organizations, and political groups.
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Subjects:Advertising, Political--United States | Elections | Environmentalism | Political campaigns | More Subjects
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