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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: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: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: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: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: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: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: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
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:Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-
Title:Robert A. Wilson John Wieners collection
Date(s):1958-1988
Call No:MSS 0555
Abstract:The Robert A. Wilson John Wieners collection comprises one linear foot of materials, spanning the dates between 1958-1988, relating to the literary career of and publication of works by Boston-born[...] poet John Wieners (1934-2002). The collection includes manuscripts, page and galley proofs, mock-ups of some of Wieners's shorter publications, postcards, correspondence to Robert Wilson from Wieners, sheet music, flyers for Wieners's New York readings, reviews of Wieners's work, and photographs.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | 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: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:von Uchtrup, Michael
Title:Michael von Uchtrup collection of Jonathan Williams correspondence and ephemera
Date(s):1969-2003
Call No:MSS 0752
Abstract:American poet and publisher Jonathan Williams (1929-2008), often associated with the Beat poets and the Black Mountain School, is known as a founder of The Jargon Society, a publishing firm[...] that popularized the poetry of the post-World War II American avant-garde. The Michael von Uchtrup collection of Jonathan Williams correspondence and ephemera details the relationship that developed between Williams and von Uchtrup in the 1990s and provides insight into Williams's publishing career, writing, travels, and daily life.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Experimental poetry | Experimental poetry, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | More Subjects
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:Cohn, Louis Henry
Title:Louis Henry and Marguerite Cohn Hemingway collection
Date(s):1916-1985
Call No:MSS 0100
Abstract:This collection of books, periodicals, correspondence, manuscripts, ephemera and papers relating to Ernest Hemingway was gathered together by Captain Louis Henry Cohn (d. 1953), a bookseller who was Hemingway's first[...] bibliographer.
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:David T. Bazelon papers
Date(s):1935-1994
Call No:MSS 0495
Abstract:The David T. Bazelon papers, spanning the dates 1935-1996, includes manuscripts, correspondence, books, clippings, and photographs documenting the work of the social critic and member of the post-war "New York[...] Intellectuals," David T. Bazelon.
Subjects:United States--Social conditions--20th century | Intellectuals--United States--History--20th century | Authors, American--20th century | United States--Politics and government--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
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