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Mary Jane Elliot papers

Identifier: MSS 0533

Scope and Contents

The Mary Jane Elliot papers relate to her volunteer work in the area of Wilmington, Delaware, between 1979 and 1992. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, and resources materials pertaining to the following subjects: campaign for Winterthur, Arts Alive/Arts Advocacy, Museum Trustee Association, Delaware Art Museum Board, Wilmington Friends School Board, Grand Opera House Gala, Triangle Rezoning, Delaware Theatre Company, Delaware Curative Workshop Board, Delaware Antiques Show, Delaware State Film Commission, White House Project (documentary film), Paul Wagner Inc. film projects, Caroling on the Square, Lemon Hill, Barnes Brinton, Wilmington Dancing Class, Vicmead Hunt Club House Committee, Heart Ball, George Bush for President Fundraiser, United Way Special Gifts, Annual Catholic Appeal, Tower Hill School, Rockwood Museum, Junior Board of Delaware Division Hospital, Nautare Affair Day-Delaware Natural History Museum, Vicmead Long Range Planning Committee, Westover Hills Civic Association, and New Castle County Historic Review Board. The collection also includes some of Mary Jane Elliot's personal correspondence.


  • Creation: 1979-1992


Conditions Governing Access

Limited pending completion of processing.

Conditions Governing Use

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce isrequired from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library,

Biographical / Historical

Mary Jane Elliot of Wilmington, Delaware, actively volunteered for several civic, social, and cultural organizations between 1979 and 1992.


14 linear foot

Language of Materials



The Mary Jane Elliot papers relate to her volunteer work in the area of Wilmington, Delaware, between 1979 and 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mary Jane Elliot, 2013.

Shelving Summary

Boxes 1-13: Shelved in SPEC MSS record center cartons Box 14: Shelved in SPEC MSS oversize boxes (17 inches)

Processing Information

Finding aid encoded by Lauren Connolly, September 2015, and Tiffany Saulter, May 2016.

Mary Jane Elliot papers
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2011 January 19
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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