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GRA 0100 <. Graphic Materials Collections

 Collection Category
Identifier: GRA 0100 <
The bulk of graphic materials collections in Special Collections are assigned collection call numbers starting at GRA 0100. Graphic material may also be found in other archival collections. For additional information on Collection Categories please visit: https://guides.lib.udel.edu/specintro/finding

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

John Yenn architectural and design drawings

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0129
Abstract

This volume of architectural and furniture design drawings by English architect John Yenn was created between the 1760s and 1790s. It includes designs for Carlton House, Blenheim Palace, Ealing Grove, Marlborough House, Woodstock Church, Grantham House, North Aston Hall, Kensington Gardens, and several unidentified residences.

Dates: approximately 1764-1790

Stephen Stetz photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: GRA 0147
Abstract

This collection of photographs highlights Stephen Stetz’s service in the United States Navy during and after World War II, particularly his time in occupied Japan, and aboard the U.S.S. Florence Nightingale.

Dates: approximately 1935-1974

Cherie Nutting photographs related to Paul Bowles

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0121
Abstract

Cherie Nutting is a photographer and musical artist manager known, among other activities, for her photographs of expatriate author and composer Paul Bowles. This collection comprises Nutting’s photographs of Paul Bowles in various settings as well as photos of his residence and several objects of significance to him. The photographs include Nutting’s handwritten captions and contextual inscriptions.

Dates: 1986-1994

Neala Schleuning poster collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0118
Abstract

The Neala Schleuning Poster Collection includes a wide variety of posters, broadsides, and several menus collected by the American educator and writer in the course of her worldwide travels. The poster collection is a strong graphic collection reflecting her broad interests in women’s issues, American studies, and political movements.

Dates: 1967-2011

Salesman’s samples of late Victorian prints and embossed die-cuts

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0133
Abstract

These salesman’s samples of late Victorian prints and embossed die-cuts consist of 150 chromolithographic posters with two traveling cases. The collection includes idealized portraits of women, comic scenes, prints of babies and children, and genre and landscape scenes.

Dates: approximately 1890s

Jack Jurden political and editorial cartoons

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0134
Abstract

Jack Jurden was a political and editorial cartoonist who drew national and local politicians over his six-decade long career (1960s-2010s) in Wilmington, Delaware. The Jack Jurden political and editorial cartoon collection contains Jurden's reference files, practice drawings, drafts and completed cartoons.

Dates: circa 1960-2012

Baltimore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0135
Abstract

The Baltimore Collection contains fifty-three photographic portraits in several print formats. The majority feature Black individuals, although most of those individuals have not been identified. The photographs were found in Maryland. Several have been determined to have been taken in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1850-1950

Black portrait photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0140
Abstract

The Black portrait photograph collection contains portraits of Black individuals and groups, collected from various sources by the University of Delaware Library. The photographers, sitters, and settings of these photographs are unidentified, unless otherwise noted.

Dates: circa 1860-1920s

Charles Gatewood photographs

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0144
Abstract

Charles Gatewood (1942-2016) was an American photographer, writer, and videographer, predominantly known for his photographs of Beat generation writers, American musicians and cultural icons, and alt- and countercultural figures and communities. The collection comprises Gatewood’s photographs of musician Bob Dylan, writer William S. Burroughs, artist Brion Gysin, journalist Robert Palmer, sexologist Annie Sprinkle, and body modification and performance artist Fakir Musafar.

Dates: 1966-1980

Delaware postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0138
Abstract

The Delaware postcard collection houses examples of many of the different types of postcards produced from the late nineteenth century to the modern era, including real photo postcards, linen postcards, and photochrome or chrome postcards. It also serves as a visual record of the historic and geographic changes in Delaware over this time period.

Dates: circa 1881-2014

Frank X. Riedy photographs of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0158
Abstract

The Frank X. Riedy photographs of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition contains 33 photographs taken by American photographer Frank Xavier Riedy (1866-1957) at the exposition held in San Francisco, California. The photographs document examples of the art, architecture, and landscaping at the exposition and also include panoramic images of the fairgrounds and the surrounding city and bay.

Dates: 1915

Gregory C. Wilson collection of postcards and trade cards depicting stereotypes of African Americans

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0148
Abstract

Gregory C. Wilson is a white collector and dealer of antiquarian material. The Gregory C. Wilson collection of postcards and trade cards depicting stereotypes of African Americans contains over 450 items, the majority of which are examples of negative stereotypes and racist portrayals of Black people in general and African Americans specifically.

Dates: 1870s-2000s

World War II posters collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0127
Abstract

The World War II poster collection consists of 112 posters from the United States, France, and Great Britain and covers the period from 1940-1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Gordon A. Pfeiffer Delaware postcard and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0146
Abstract

Gordon A. Pfeiffer is a Delaware book, postcard, book art, and ephemera collector and an original founder of the Delaware Bibliophiles. The Gordon A. Pfeiffer Delaware postcard and ephemera collection comprises over 1500 postcards depicting Delaware cities and towns, landmarks and events, and advertisements of goods and services in the First State between 1860 and 2008. The collection also contains over 250 QSL broadcasting cards used for promotional purposes by state radio stations.

Dates: 1895-2008

Gordon A. Pfeiffer nineteenth-century Delaware trade card collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0124
Abstract

Gordon A. Pfeiffer is a Delaware book, postcard, book art, and ephemera collector and an original founder of the Delaware Bibliophiles. The Gordon Pfeiffer nineteenth-century Delaware trade card collection comprises over one thousand trade cards of Delaware suppliers and merchants.

Dates: approximately 1800-1900, 1974; Majority of material found within 1800-1900

Seth C. Brace collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0103
Abstract

The Seth C. Brace collection comprises eight original pencil sketches and one modern reproduction of an original watercolor depicting churches and landscapes surrounding Newark, Delaware, drawn by Delaware College mathematics professor Seth C. Brace between 1842 and 1844.

Dates: 1842-1844

John Charles Brooke scrapbook of architectural prints, original drawings, and maps of Yorkshire, England

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0108
Abstract

Collection of prints, printed sheets, manuscripts, original drawings, and maps, removed from a scrapbook compiled by John Charles Brooke and bequeathed to the College of Arms, London, whose bookplate and release stamp is present on one of the boards.

Dates: 1628-1790

Chinese genre drawings

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0110
Abstract

Two volumes of drawings of Chinese life; on double leaves of pith paper. Some are colored. Bound in silk brocade, typical of albums meant for the western tourist trade.

Dates: circa 1860-1912

Chinese genre drawings

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0111
Abstract

Six disbound volumes and 6 separate drawings (2 color) of Chinese life. Originally on double leaves of pith paper, the bulk have been slit into separate leaves. Volumes identified by stab sewing holes; the 6 separate drawings were trimmed. Three volumes have original yellow front wrappers; 2 have in manuscript "Wm. Murray."

Dates: circa 1860-1912

Willard Stewart photographs of Delaware

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0139
Abstract

Willard Stewart, one of Wilmington, Delaware's, most prominent professional portrait photographers, became the primary photographer for the Delaware Federal Writers' Project and photographed numerous Delaware buildings and landscapes. These photographs document his contributions to the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS).

Dates: circa 1936-1938

Men's fashion illustration plates

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0119
Abstract This collection of men's fashion illustration plates contains 122 lithograph and chromolithograph plates issued in New York by Jno. J. Mitchell Co., Tailors' Fashion Publishing Co., The New York Herald of Fashion Co., Butterick Publishing Co., and West Publishing Co., between 1887 and 1931. Fashion illustration plates were large-format, detailed illustrations used by tailors in consultation with clients regarding the fine details of made-to-order clothing. Many of the plates also prescribe...
Dates: 1887-1931

World War I posters collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0123
Abstract

The World War I posters collection consists of 300 posters and broadsheets from the United States, France, Germany, and Great Britain and covers the period from 1914-1920, extending into the post-war era.

Dates: 1914-1920

San Francisco rock posters collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0116
Abstract

The San Francisco rock posters collection consists of 378 posters for rock concerts and other performances from 1966 to 1971.

Dates: 1966-1971

William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0115
Abstract

The William Augustus Brewer bookplate collection comprises 12,870 printed bookplates dating primarily from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, many of which were from the libraries of famous individuals or produced by significant artists. The collection also contains additional material relating to Brewer's collection, including Mrs. Augusta LaMotte Brewer's address book and printing plates and blocks, as well as reference material relating to bookplates.

Dates: circa 1700-2000

Artwork related to W. D. Snodgrass

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0120
Abstract

This collection of artwork by American painter and poet DeLoss McGraw comprises ten pieces of original artwork reflecting the artist's collaboration with, creative responses to, and inspiration drawn from the works of American poet W. D. (William De Witt) Snodgrass.

Dates: circa 1986-1998