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MSS 0100 <. Archival Collections

 Collection Category
Identifier: MSS 0100 <
The bulk of archival collections in Special Collections are assigned collection call numbers starting at MSS 0100. For additional information on Collection Categories please visit: https://guides.lib.udel.edu/specintro/finding

Found in 612 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin C. and Joanne Currier Daiber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0715
Abstract

Professor Emeritus of marine studies Franklin C. Daiber (1919-2003) and his wife Joanne Currier Daiber (1927-2007) were two of the first marine scientists hired by the University of Delaware in the 1950s. The Franklin C. and Joanne Currier Daiber papers include correspondence, photographs, negatives, artwork, and publications documenting their personal relationships and professional research and scholarship as marine scientists at the University of Delaware in the mid-twentieth century.

Dates: 1939-2001; Majority of material found within 1940-1995

Franklin C. Daiber botanical slides

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0816
Abstract

Professor Emeritus of marine studies Franklin C. Daiber (1919-2003) and his wife Joanne Currier Daiber (1927-2007) were two of the first marine scientists hired by the University of Delaware in the 1950s. The Franklin C. Daiber botanical slides comprise hundreds of images of various flower and plant specimens photographed by Dr. Daiber in the mid-Atlantic region from 1975-1999.

Dates: 1975-1999

Anne Woodworth correspondence with W.D. Snodgrass

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0822
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between American poets Anne Harding Woodworth and W.D. Snodgrass dating from July 1999 to January 2009. Woodworth and Snodgrass discussed the writing, revision, and publication of their poetry as well as Woodworth’s analytical essay on Snodgrass’s The Fuehrer Bunker.

Dates: 1999 July 25-2009 January 17

Myrna Bair papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0689
Abstract

Myrna L. Bair served in the Delaware Senate from 1980 to 2000, representing Delaware's 5th District as a member of the Republican Party. For sixteen years, she held a legislative leadership position, including fourteen years as Senate minority leader and two years as minority whip. The bulk of the Myrna Bair papers documents her time as a senator and consists of legislation, correspondence, personal notes, press clippings, and other materials.

Dates: 1980-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

Paul Bowles letters to Cherie Nutting

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0826
Abstract

This collection consists of eighty-three letters written by American expatriate writer and composer Paul Bowles to American photographer Cherie Nutting between October 1985 and March 1999.

Dates: 1985 October 25-1999 March 19

Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0265
Abstract

Kim Rogers Burdick is an author, historian, project director, folklorist, teacher, curator and non-profit leader. The Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife consist of six essays on aspects of Delaware folklife, a grant application for a Delaware Cultural Conservation Program, an editorial on Delaware's Coastal Heritage Greenway, and her biographical sketch.

Dates: 1982-1991

Digest of Town Council Minutes Newark, Delaware

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0464
Abstract

This collection consists of one volume containing abstracts of minutes of town council meetings held in Newark, Delaware, between 1866 and 1900 (bulk dates 1888-1900). This digest was prepared in 1959-1960 by William Ditto Lewis, who served as University Librarian at Delaware from 1930-1958.

Dates: 1866-1900; Majority of material found within 1888-1900

University of Delaware Library collection of websites related to Delaware environmental policy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0798
Abstract

This documents online sources related to Delaware’s unique ecology and environmental policy. This collection includes websites and social media sites of individuals and local, state and regional associations involved with Delaware’s natural resources and environmental policy. This collection focuses on web resources related to the Delaware environment generally; state and regional parks and recreation; and local plants and animals.

Dates: 2016-2017

Thomas Pole papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0828
Abstract

The Thomas Pole papers consist of three bound manuscripts, a letter case with silhouettes, an annotated map, and a collection of papers related to American-born Quaker physician, Thomas Pole (1753-1829).

Dates: 1709-1964; Majority of material found within 1770s-1870s

University of Delaware Library collection of websites relating to the Library’s literary collections

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0799
Abstract

This collection documents websites and social media related to authors, playwrights, and other literary figures and organizations which complement and enrich existing literary collections held in Special Collections. This collection includes sites related to University of Delaware Library holdings in American literature; Irish literature; and theatre.

Dates: 2016-2017

Victor F. Battaglia, Sr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0654
Abstract Victor F. Battaglia, Sr. is a Wilmington attorney specializing in general litigation, civil and criminal law, hospital litigation, legal and medical malpractice and discipline, and estate planning and probate law. The Victor F. Battaglia, Sr., papers, spanning from 1981-2012, contains correspondence, reports, notes, legal documents, board and committee meeting minutes, articles, speeches, prepared remarks and lecture notes documenting his professional activity, public activity, and...
Dates: 1981-2012; Majority of material found within 1994-2008

F.L. Toppin collection of branded product cookbooks and recipes, 1920s-1950s

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0830
Abstract

This collection consists of cookbooks, recipe booklets, and newspaper clippings with household hints incorporating brand-name products, dating from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Dates: approximately 1920s-1950s

Pasquale Di Giovanni personal documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0832
Abstract

This small collection contains documents related to the military service and travels of Italian-American immigrant Pasquale Di Giovanni between 1883 and 1903.

Dates: 1883-1903

Lydia S. Wilds family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0833
Abstract

This small collection of family letters, photographs, and an autograph album was created by the Wilds family of Delaware between 1860 and 1922.

Dates: 1860-1922

Talcott Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0176
Abstract

Talcott Williams (1849-1928) was an American journalist and educator. The Talcott Williams collection consists of letters, pamphlets and clippings.

Dates: 1894-1925; Majority of material found within 1894-1923

Patricia D. Brown collection of Grace Lloyd Collins Walsh commemorative butter pat dishes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0837
Abstract

This collection consists of seventy-four commemorative butter pat dishes sold by Wilmington, Delaware, businesswoman Grace Lloyd Collins Walsh at her gift shop between the 1930s and the 1950s.

Dates: approximately 1930s-1950s

Harold Brayman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0261
Abstract Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers, spanning from 1900-1991, document the successful dual career of one man in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1900-1991; Majority of material found within 1928-1978

Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia

 Collection
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1960-1979; Majority of material found within 1966-1979

Records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0263
Abstract The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), an organization formed in Great Britain in January 1958, intended to persuade the government to "renounce unconditionally the use or production of nuclear weapons and refuse to allow their use by others in its defense." The records of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) contains three linear feet of material including articles, clippings, minutes and agendas from conferences, files, microfilm, and publications. The material surveys the...
Dates: 1941-1972; Majority of material found within 1958-1963

Margaret Rose Henry speeches

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0336
Abstract

The Honorable Margaret Rose Henry was elected in 1994 as the Delaware State Senator for the 2nd Senatorial District (Wilmington East). The Margaret Rose Henry Speeches comprise eighteen short political addresses delivered between 1994 and 1995 by the Delaware Senator to various constituent groups, primarily in Wilmington.

Dates: 1994-1995

Clarice U. Heckert papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0841
Abstract

Clarice U. Heckert (1911-2005), a Republican and community activist, served as representative to the Delaware General Assembly in the 11th (1965-1968) and the 9th districts (1969-1974), in the Wilmington area, between 1964 and 1974.The Clarice U. Heckert papers document the decade-long political career of a northern Delaware woman in the Delaware General Assembly during the mid-twentieth century.

Dates: 1960-1984; Majority of material found within 1966-1972

Susan Brynteson collection of Thomas R. Carper ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0842
Abstract

The Susan Brynteson collection of Thomas R. Carper ephemera includes campaign correspondence and mailings from all three of Tom Carper's campagin committees, Carper for Congress, Carper for Delaware, and Carper for Senate, as well as the group Women for Carper. This collection also includes two items related to Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Susan Brynteson served as Vice Provost for Libraries and May Morris University Librarian at the University of Delaware from 1980-2015.

Dates: 1986-2006; Majority of material found within 1990-2001

Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0472
Abstract

The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.

Dates: 1960-1996; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Bernie Joe "Tex" Burkett collection related to Watergate

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0843
Abstract

Bernie Joe (BJ) “Tex” Burkett (1924-2010), was a Republican political operative and public relations professional. The Bernie Joe "Tex" Burkett collection related to Watergate include a copy of the articles of impeachment proposed by Rep. Harold Donohue (D-MA), as well as background and briefing materials for Senator William Roth (R-DE), preparing the senator for the possible impeachment trial of President Richard M. Nixon.

Dates: 1974

Betty Lee Hutchinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0839
Abstract

Betty Lee Hutchinson (1925-2020), a Democrat and Newark City Council member (1977-1980 and 1984-1988) was born November 18, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Harry J. Truman, Sr. (1897-1965), and Merle Carte Truman (1901-2001). The Betty Lee Hutchinson papers document the personal interests and civic activities of a woman with ties to Newark, Delaware, and the University of Delaware community.

Dates: 1900-2012; Majority of material found within 1975-2005