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GRA 0099. Graphic Materials - Miscellaneous Literary & Historical Manuscripts

 Collection Category
Identifier: GRA 0099
Items housed in this Collection Category are single items or small collections of graphic materials of broad literary or historical significance. Larger graphic collections are found in the collection series beginning with GRA 0100. The call number for sources in this category also includes a folder number: GRA 0099, F####. 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 14 Collections and/or Records:

Bengal Paper Mill Company, Limited, Quality Papers: advertising sign

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0012
Abstract

Aluminum sign advertising Bengal Paper Mill Company’s “Well Known Quality Tiger Brand Paper,” and available stock, undated, with 1904 certificate included for one share of stock in the company.

Dates: 1904-1938, undated

E. G. Renesch Colored Man is No Slacker : poster

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0013
Abstract

This chromolithographic print produced by E.G. Renesch in 1918 depicts an African American World War I infantryman parting with a woman in a blue dress as he goes off to war. It is captioned "COLORED MAN IS NO SLACKER."

Dates: 1918

Coolidge-Dawes Lincoln Tour campaign truck photograph

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0034
Abstract

In 1924, Republican presidential candidate Calvin Coolidge organized The Lincoln Tour, a 56-day, cross-country road rally of 100,000 automobiles that was designed to be a continuous political parade along the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental road for automobiles in the country. This is a photograph of a truck from the Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes campaign's Lincoln Tour.

Dates: 1924

Mars of Asheville Nixon campaign paper dress

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0033
Abstract

One paper dress produced by Waste Basket Boutique by Mars of Asheville. The dress has "Nixon" printed several times in red along with blue stars.

Dates: circa 1968

Otto J. Schneider portrait of Elbert Hubbard inscribed to Dr. J. L. Bower

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0029
Abstract

One portrait of American salesman, author, publisher, and editor Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915), engraved on board by American artist Otto J. Schneider (1875-1946). The portrait is inscribed by Hubbard “To Dr. J. L. Bower, with all kind wishes from his friend Elbert Hubbard.”

Dates: between 1885-1915

George Cruikshank hand-colored etchings

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0009
Abstract

This collection comprises two original hand-colored etchings by British caricaturist George Cruikshank, the companion pieces A Nice Lady or an Incomparable!!!! (1813) and An Exquisite Dandy-Prodigious!!! A Nice Gentleman (1818). Both etchings were published by S. W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly.

Dates: 1813 October 20 and 1818 September 12

Carl Van Vechten photograph portrait of Owen Dodson

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0037
Abstract

Black-and-white photograph portrait of poet, novelist, playwright, and educator Owen Dodsen taken by photographer Carl Van Vechten in New York on June 18, 1942.

Dates: 1943 June 18

Philip Kappel copper plate

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0001
Abstract

Includes one framed copper printing plate etched by American painter, illustrator, and etcher Philip Kappel in 1929.

Dates: 1929 November 21

Death of a City / Kurt Vonnegut : original collage

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0004
Abstract

Includes one original collage, titled "Death of a City / Kurt Vonnegut."

Dates: undated

Happy Birthday Jonathan : original drawing

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0005
Abstract

Includes one original drawing by American painter, illustrator, and author Joe Brainard (1942-1994).

Dates: undated

Father Prout : drawing

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0002
Abstract

Drawing by William Makepeace Thackeray of Francis Mahony (also known as "Father Prout") at "The Haunt" in 1847. Presented to the Yorick Club, Melbourne, Vic.

Dates: 1847

Carl Van Vechten photograph portrait of William Demby

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0038
Abstract

Black-and-white photograph portrait of novelist and film translator William Demby (1922-2013) taken by photographer Carl Van Vechten in New York on March 13, 1956.

Dates: 1956 March 13

Djuna Barnes self-portrait

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0011
Abstract

An untitled pen and ink self-portrait of American author and illustrartor Djuna Barnes.

Dates: approximately 1910s

Peanuts election posters

 Collection
Identifier: GRA 0099-F0045
Abstract

Set of 6 Peanuts election posters illustrated by Charles M. Schulz and manufactured by Hallmark Cards, Inc. during the 1968 presidential election.

Dates: 1968