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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of Joseph Cleaver, Jr., kept at Delaware College

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0014

This typed transcript of a diary kept by Delaware College student Joseph Cleaver for the period 1853-1854 describes student life at the college, the curriculum, and Cleaver’s involvement in the Athenaean Literary Society.

Dates: 1853 August 31-1854 November 21

Personal accounts and miscellaneous notes

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0015

This booklet contains miscellaneous, handwritten notes kept by Delaware College professor Elisha Conover, for the period 1897-1899. The notes consist of lists of expenditures by month during the two-year time period and undated entries on various subjects, such as etiquette and literature.

Dates: 1897-1899

Delaware College Agricultural Experiment Station account books

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0021

These account books kept by scientist Charles L. Penny record expenses incurred by Delaware College’s Agricultural Experiment Station between 1892 and 1916. The volumes also include information on experiments conducted at the station.

Dates: 1892 July 23-1916 December 9

The Delta Phi Literary Society at Delaware College from 1834 to 1859

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0011

Consists of a handwritten essay by University of Delaware student Frank Mulderick for a course on Delaware History.

Dates: 1928 May 22

James Maxwell papers

Identifier: MSS 0170

The James R. Maxwell papers consist of the personal, professional, and family papers of James Maxwell, a resident of Newark, Delaware, and a civil engineer who worked for significant railroads in the American West and South America in the late 19th century.

Dates: 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1867-1900

Harriet Monroe letters to Grant Hyde Code

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0159

Letters from American poet and Poetry editor Harriet Monroe (1860-1936) to American poet, editor, and teacher Grant Hyde Code (1896-1974), detailing a professional correspondence centering on his submissions to and support of Poetry.

Dates: 1925-1933, 1936

Pestalozzi Literary Society, Delaware College, Newark, Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0091

This volume contains the constitution, bylaws, amendments, membership roster, and presidential oath for the Pestalozzi Literary Society of Delaware College (later the University of Delaware), an early student group for women at the previously all-male institution.

Dates: 1876 November 10-1886 January

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Diaries 2
Newark (Del.)--History--19th century 2
Notes 2
Students 2