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Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur), 1916-2011


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Delaware ephemera collection related to politics, policy, and government

Identifier: MSS 0733

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.

Dates: 1936-2023; Majority of material found within 1970-2021

Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS 0896

Delaware native and former Delaware Superior Court Judge Jerome O. Herlihy maintained an active connection to national and local politics throughout his life. The Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection spans over a century of United States and Delaware politics, and includes campaign buttons and pins, bumper stickers, a wide array of political artifacts, and paper ephemera.

Dates: 1876-2018

Norman Lockman papers

Identifier: MSS 0865

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.

Dates: 1954-2004; Majority of material found within 1969-2004

Russell W. Peterson papers

Identifier: MSS 0745

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.

Dates: 1953-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-2010

William Satterfield collection of Delaware political radio commercials and interviews

Identifier: MSS 0877

William Satterfield, a native of Dover, Delaware, served as a news reporter and news director of WKEN (AM 1600) between 1975 and 1984. The William Satterfield collection of Delaware political radio commercials and interviews contains approximately 485 unique recordings, documenting the political discourse of the First State in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1970-1986; Majority of material found within 1972, 1980-1984

Gwynne P. Smith papers

Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1958-2002; Majority of material found within 1968-1990

Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0119

Delaware native Robert J. Voshell spent his career working for the Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles and served as a State Senator representing the Milford area from 1993-1998. The Robert J. Voshell collection of Delaware political ephemera scrapbooks contains 17 volumes and 2 albums of flyers, clippings, bumper stickers, newsletters, brochures, posters and other ephemeral material pertaining to local, state and federal elections, Delaware government and politics.

Dates: 1925-2004; Majority of material found within 1968-2000

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Delaware--Politics and government--1951- 6
Political campaigns 4
Campaign paraphernalia 3
Clippings (information artifacts) 3
Correspondence 3
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Delaware 3
Printed ephemera 3
Advertising, Political--United States 2
Coastal zone management--Delaware 2
Elections 2
Fliers (printed matter) 2
Kent County (Del.) 2
Political activists--United States 2
Politicians 2
United States--Politics and government 2
Women legislators--United States 2
Arden (Del.) 1
Audio cassette 1
Audiovisual materials 1
Automobile insurance 1
Bills (legislative records) 1
Boston (Mass.) 1
Brochures 1
Bumper stickers 1
Busing for school integration 1
Buttons (information artifacts) 1
Calendars 1
Campaign songs--United States 1
Community activists 1
Delaware--History--20th century 1
Delaware. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Desert Wings 1
Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Environmental law 1
Environmental policy--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Environmentalism 1
Environmentalism--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Green Acres (Del.) 1
Housing--United States--History--20th century 1
Interviews 1
Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Journalism--United States--History--20th century 1
Journalists--United States 1
Kennett News and Advertiser 1
Kennett Square (Pa.) 1
Legislators--Delaware 1
Local elections--Delaware 1
Maps (documents) 1
Maryland 1
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.) 1
Massachusetts--Politics and government--1951- 1
New Castle County (Del.) 1
Newark (Del.) 1
News journal (Wilmington, Del.) 1
Newspaper columns 1
Nonprofit organizations--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Personal papers 1
Phonograph records 1
Photographs 1
Political buttons 1
Political campaigns--United States--History--20th century 1
Political participation 1
Political posters 1
Political radio commercials 1
Politics, Practical--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Politics, Practical--United States 1
Postcards--Delaware 1
Public affairs radio programs 1
Racism 1
Realia 1
Reports 1
Schedules (time plans) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Social justice--History--20th century 1
Sound recordings 1
Speeches (documents) 1
Suburban life--United States--History--20th century 1
Suburbs--Delaware--New Castle County 1
Sussex County (Del.) 1
Tape reels 1
The Daily Collegian 1
United States--Politics and government--20th century 1
Washington (D.C.) 1
Wilmington (Del.) 1
Zimbabwe 1
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