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Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Basil Burwell
Date(s):1954-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0017
Abstract:American author and activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote four letters to American actor and educator Basil Burwell (1911-1997) between 1954 and 1972, commenting on the relationship between their families and[...] the Cherry Lawn School, where Burwell taught and both had children in attendance.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
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:Stewart, Angus
Title:Angus Stewart correspondence and publishing files
Date(s):1971-1977
Call No:MSS 0657
Abstract:Angus Stewart (1936-1998) was an Australian-born British writer known for the novels Sandel (1968) and Snow in Harvest (1969), a book of verse titled Sense and Inconsequence: Satirical Verses (1972),[...] and the memoir Tangier: A Writer's Notebook (1977). The Angus Stewart correspondence and publishing files collection comprises letters from Angus Stewart to publishers Timothy d'Arch Smith (born 1936) and Michael Ayres, as well as London bookdealer Fuller d'Arch Smith, Ltd. files relating to the 1972 publication of Sense and Inconsequence.
Subjects:Booksellers and bookselling--Great Britain--History--20th century | Gay authors | Homosexuality in literature | Booksellers | More Subjects
Creator:Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987
Title:Emlyn Williams letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton
Date(s):1962-1980
Call No:MSS 0099, F0879
Abstract:Welsh dramatist Emlyn Williams wrote these letters to his two friends, actress Katharine Cornell and lyricist Nancy Hamilton.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century--Correspondence | Actresses--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights | Actors (performing artists)
Creator:Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Title:Paul Bowles letters to John B. L. Goodwin
Date(s):1956-1991
Call No:MSS 0099, F0947
Abstract:In these eighteen letters, written between 1957 and 1991, American novelist Paul Bowles (1910-1999) corresponded with his longtime friend American novelist, poet, and painter John B. L. Goodwin (1912-1994).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | International travel--History--20th century | Bangkok (Thailand)--Description and travel | Tangier (Morocco)--Description and travel
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: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 American author Mark[...] Harris (1922-2007) and his sister Martha Harris (1933-2020). 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 attempted to reconstruct childhood memories.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Authors
Creator:Moore, George 1852-1933
Title:George Moore letters to Lady Leonie Leslie
Date(s):1897-1977
Call No:MSS 0099, F0649
Abstract:Collection of eleven letters from Irish writer George Moore to Lady Leonie Leslie, found in Sir Shane Leslie's copy of the book,GM: Memories of George Moore. Also includes Sir Shane[...] Leslie's review of the book and three letters written to him.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--19th century | Authors, Irish--20th century | Authors
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:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia
Date(s):1960-1979
Call No:MSS 0262
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia, spanning from 1960-1979, consists of diaries, correspondence, books, periodicals, news clippings, reports, speeches, audio recording tapes, a photograph, and poems, documenting controversial aspects of the ground war in Vietnam and its possible expansion into Cambodia through the recorded thoughts and actions of Kay Boyle and the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia. Additional items capture the evolution of political Cambodia well into the 1970s through various publications and articles.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | International relations | Vietnam--History--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:O’Donnell, Frank J. Hugh
Title:Frank J. Hugh O'Donnell papers
Date(s):1911-1974
Call No:MSS 0136
Abstract:Including letters, essays, poems, and a variety of other materials, the papers provide an overview of the life and work of Irish businessman, politician, and playwright Frank O'Donnell.
Subjects:English drama--Irish authors--20th century | Ireland--Politics and government--20th century | Businessmen | Playwrights | More Subjects
Creator:Moore, Harry T. (Harry Thornton), 1908-1981
Title:Harry Moore papers
Date(s):1910-1982
Call No:MSS 0546
Abstract:The Harry Moore papers, spanning the dates between 1919 and 1982, comprises one linear foot of correspondence, clippings, essays, and ephemera relating to the academic work of American literary scholar[...] and educator Harry Thorton Moore; the collection documents some of Moore's work on English novelist D.H. Lawrence as well as his literary and personal associations with several authors and poets including Kay Boyle, Caresse Crosby, Anais Nin, and Richard Rees.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Scholars
Creator:Miller, Dorothy P.
Title:Dorothy Miller papers
Date(s):1965-2010
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: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:Hoffman, Richard Lee
Title:Richard Hoffman - Lorraine Hansberry collection
Date(s):1959-1986
Call No:MSS 0508
Abstract:The Richard Hoffman's collection of materials from the African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry collection spans the dates 1959-1986 and comprises 17 items, including photographs, playbills, programs, a screenplay for A Raisin[...] in the Sun(1959), and articles related to The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window(1964).
Subjects:American drama--20th century | American drama--African American authors--20th century | Playwrights
Creator:Ford, Charles Henri
Title:Charles Henri Ford letters to Ted Joans
Date(s):1964-1987
Call No:MSS 0292
Abstract:This small collection of letters from American poet and collagist Charles Henri Ford to fellow artist Ted Joans illuminate Ford's extensive world travels as well as his artistic and writing[...] projects.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Artists--United States--20th century--Correspondence | Poets
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: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:Ford, Charles Henri
Title:Charles Henri Ford papers related to Om Krishna II
Date(s):1966-1981
Call No:MSS 0294
Abstract:These letters from American poet Charles Henri Ford (and others) to publishers Charles and Pamela Plymell concern publication plans for Ford's Om Krishna II (Cherry Valley Editions, 1981). In addition[...] to Ford's letters there are single letters from Beat poet Allen Ginsberg, Nepalese artist Indra Tamang, bookbinder Alan Brilliant, writer Ed Germain, and the Plymells. A draft typescript of Om Krishna II, a book cover for the limited edition title, and biographical information about Ford are also contained in the collection.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Publishers and publishing--United States--20th century--Correspondence | American poetry--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | More Subjects
Creator:Delaware Council for International Visitors
Title:Delaware Council for International Visitors records
Date(s):1971-2001
Call No:MSS 0565
Abstract:The Delaware Council for International Visitors Records, 1972-2001, document the activity of a regional hospitality organization through correspondence, board minutes, calendars, bylaws, visitor profiles, pamphlets, and other printed material relating[...] to the organization.
Subjects:Hospitality--Delaware--History--20th century | Nonprofit organizations--Delaware--History--20th century | Visitors, Foreign--Delaware--History--20th century
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