Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 25 of 1697

Abbey Theatre playbills and related materials

Identifier: MSS 0475

The Abbey Theatre collection comprises playbills and a small number of additional items for productions of the Abbey Theatre, established during 1904 in Dublin as a venue for Irish playwrights.

Dates: 1907-1955, 1994

Account book for a Wilmington, Delaware, dry goods store

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0001

Daybook for an unidentified store located in Wilmington, Delaware, focusing on the sale of textiles and other dry goods. The daybook consists of daily transactions with names, items, and additional notes added in.

Dates: 1859 September 30-1865

Account books for a blacksmith shop in Newark, Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0005

These three volumes are account books for the Newark, Delaware, blacksmith shop of Gilbert W. Chambers, kept between 1887 and 1921.

Dates: 1887 December 31-1921 September 11

Daniel J. Adams letter

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0001

Letter from Daniel Adams to Walter Stone, Financier's office, Philadelphia, concerning the collection of rent from a tenant, personal details about the health of Adams' family members, as well as Adams's interest in procuring wholesale produce from the West Indies.

Dates: 1782 July 22

Printed document signed by U.S. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0132

Official document sent to the Watchman in Wilmington, Delaware, signed by future U.S. President John Quincy Adams, selecting it as the offical printer, in the state of Delaware, for news on any acts approved and ratified by the second session of the eighteenth Congress.

Dates: 1824 November 13

Léonie Adams letter to Larry Dingman

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0001

Léonie Adams letter to Larry Dingman in reply to a request for information concerning any limited signed editions by Adams. Adams discusses the limited signed edition of her first book, Those Not Elect, which was issued in a run of only 10 copies on gray paper and given only to friends and relatives.

Dates: 1971 June 12

Thurman Adams, Jr., papers

Identifier: MSS 0619

Democratic Senator Thurman Adams, Jr., (1928-2009) was the longest-serving senator in the history of the Delaware General Assembly. Adams was also the president of T.G. Adams & Sons, Inc., an agricultural feed and grain business in Bridgeville, Delaware. The Thurman Adams, Jr., papers chronicle the personal and professional life of the longest-serving senator (a Democrat from the 19th District) in the history of the Delaware General Assembly.

Dates: 1939-2012; Majority of material found within 1960-2009

Jane Addams letters and ephemera

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0002

Correspondence and ephemera relating to Jane Addams and Hull House Music School. Included are two autograph letters written and signed by Addams to Mrs. Titsworth, as well as three postcards and a pamphlet, dating from 1932-1935.

Dates: 1932-1935

Jane Addams photographs

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0003

Includes one autograph portrait of Jane Addams, plus 14 photographs, some of which include Addams, depicting her working with children in Chicago, circa 1920s.

Dates: approximately 1920

George William Russell [AE] letter

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0466

Letter from George William Russell [AE] to unidentified lady.

Dates: 1915 January 19

George William Russell [AE] letter to Miss Joanna Fortune

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0861

George William Russell [AE] wrote to Miss Joanna Fortune to decline a speaking tour in America because of his duties as editor of the Irish Statesman and his responsibilities with the Agricultural Cooperative Movement.

Dates: 1920 March 24

George William Russell [AE] letter to Ogden Heath

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0830

One autograph letter from George William Russell [AE] to Ogden Heath.

Dates: 1935 February 5

George William Russell [AE] letter to [Summers]

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0406

Letter from George William Russell [AE] to [Summers].

Dates: 1934 September 28

George William Russell [AE] letters

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0210

Letters from Irish writer George William Russell [AE], editor of The Irish Statesman.

Dates: 1925-1929

George William Russell [AE] letters and poems

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0458

This collection is a group of letters from Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell [AE] to James Wells of Crosby Gaige Publishers along with galleys of ten poems.

Dates: 1927

George William Russell [AE] letters to James Stephens

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0209

This small collection is a group of letters from Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell [AE] to his protégée James Stephens over a period of three years in the 1920s.

Dates: 1925-1928

Cruelty : poems : galley proofs

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0880

One set of galley proofs for Ai's book, "Cruelty: Poems," which is missing the title page, published in 1973.

Dates: 1973

An odyssey : typescript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1005

Typescript of Anthony Aikman's long verse poem "An Oddysey," undated.

Dates: undated

William H. Ainsworth letter to Charles Ollier

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0005

William Harrison Ainsworth letter to Charles Ollier, requesting that his friend make his earnest excuses to Lady [Catherine] Stanhope for refusing her invitation to "meet a few friends," as he is sure his friend was responsible for the invitation, and explaining that a long-standing engagement with [Henry] William Pickersgill prevents his accepting.

Dates: 1840 October 6

William H. Ainsworth letter to Sir John

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0004

William Harrison Ainsworth letter written to Sir John on mourning stationery, dated February 3, 1842.

Dates: 1842 February 3

Albertson family papers

Identifier: MSS 0255
Abstract The Albertson family papers consist of 1.2 linear feet of material related to this Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania family. The collection spans the dates 1774-1889, and the bulk of the material dates between 1800-1862. The collection includes a variety of correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, account books, ledgers, checks, composition books, reports, contracts, and notes. The collection provides a detailed description of the lives of the Albertson family, especially emphasizing the...
Dates: 1774-1880; Majority of material found within 1880-1862

Album of late nineteenth-century chromolithographic trade cards and printed ephemera

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0047

This album bears an inscription on the first page, “For Mother, From Austin, With Kindish Christmas Greetings” and is predominantly comprised of chromolithographic trade cards, many originating from businesses in Philadelphia and St. Louis.

Dates: 1880-1890

Album of verse and quotations

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0158

This commonplace volume of verse and quotations was likely created by Rebecca Bailey while at school in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in 1852. While most of the material was copied from popular hymns, poetry, and other literature, Bailey may have written some of the poetry.

Dates: 1852

Henry Mills Alden letters collection

Identifier: MSS 0636

American editor and author Henry Mills Alden (1836-1919) served as editor of Harper's Magazine for 50 years from 1869 to 1919. The collection consists of 45 items dating between 1860 and 1949, with the majority comprising letters to Alden from contemporary literary figures between 1860 and 1908.

Dates: 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1860-1908

Henry Mills Alden papers

Identifier: MSS 0197
Abstract Henry Mills Alden, American writer and editor for 50 years of Harper's Magazine and descendent of John and Priscilla Alden of the Mayflower fame, was born in Mount Tabor, Vermont, on 3 November 1836. The Henry Mills Alden papers consist of correspondence from various literary figures to American author and editor of Harper's Magazine, Henry Mills Alden, as well as a photograph of William Sharp. The letters deal with both personal and business matters. Many of them...
Dates: 1862-1907

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Letters (correspondence) 464
Correspondence 262
Clippings (information artifacts) 193
Photographs 182
Authors 150
∨ more
Manuscripts (documents) 123
Poems 112
Diaries 107
Poets 84
Authors, American--20th century 78
Scrapbooks 77
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence 73
Playwrights 71
Postcards 70
Ephemera (general) 66
Printed ephemera 63
Poets, American--20th century 59
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence 54
Typescripts 53
American poetry--20th century 48
Receipts (financial records) 47
Account books 45
Programs (documents) 45
Posters 44
Financial records 41
Wilmington (Del.) 37
Delaware--History--20th century 36
Black-and-white photographs 35
Notes 35
Galley proofs 34
Greeting cards 34
Minutes (administrative records) 33
Notebooks 33
Scripts (documents) 33
Essays 31
Recipes 31
Speeches (documents) 31
American drama--20th century 29
Delaware 29
Maps (documents) 29
Screenplays 29
Students 29
Articles 28
Reports 28
Reviews (document genre) 28
Deeds 27
Drawings (visual works) 27
Legal documents 27
Newsletters 27
Plays (performed works) 27
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence 27
Delaware--Politics and government--1951- 26
Brochures 25
Editors (assembling, revising) 25
Fliers (printed matter) 25
Magazines (periodicals) 25
New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century 25
Newark (Del.) 25
Periodicals 25
Publications (documents) 25
Voyages and travels--History--19th century 25
Artists (visual artists) 24
Audio cassette 24
Ledgers (account books) 24
Memorandums 24
Pamphlets 24
Soldiers 24
Books 23
Collectors 23
Drafts (documents) 23
Interviews 23
Invitations 23
Research notes 23
Delaware--History--19th century 22
Newark (Del.)--History--20th century 22
Philadelphia (Pa.) 22
Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--19th century 22
Publishers 22
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 22
Administrative records 21
Advertisements 21
Broadsides (notices) 21
Screen writers 21
Ships' logs 21
American literature--20th century 20
Commonplace books 20
Contracts 20
Indentures 20
New Castle County (Del.) 20
Transcripts 20
United States--Politics and government--20th century 20
Authors, English--20th century 19
Business records 19
Journals (accounts) 19
Newspapers 19
Playbills 19
Travelers 19
Certificates 18
Manuals (instructional materials) 17
Negatives (photographic) 17
+ ∧ less
English 1670
French 69
German 38
Spanish; Castilian 25
Latin 20
∨ more  
Creator unidentified 70
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 38
University of Delaware 29
Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992 13
Biden, Joseph R., Jr. 12
∨ more
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999--Correspondence 12
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 12
O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964 11
Carper, Thomas R., 1947- 10
Castle, Michael N., 1939- 10
Hoffman, Richard Lee 10
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 9
Delaware. General Assembly 9
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 9
Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868 9
Morgan, Charles, 1894-1958 9
Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784 9
United States. Congress. Senate 9
Bowles, Jane, 1917-1973 8
Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971 8
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 8
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 8
Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009 8
AE, 1867-1935 7
Carter, John, 1905-1975 7
Delaware College 7
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 7
Mrabet, Mohammed, 1936- 7
Peterson, Russell W. (Russell Wilbur), 1916-2011 7
Reagan, Ronald 7
Simon, Neil 7
United States. Congress. House 7
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 7
Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-2016 7
Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957 6
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 6
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 6
McClure, Michael 6
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 6
O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984 6
Ollier, Charles, 1788-1859 6
Wieners, John, 1934-2002 6
Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-1998 5
Clark, Tom, 1941-2018 5
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856 5
Corso, Gregory 5
Di Prima, Diane 5
Du Pont, Pierre S. 5
Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957 5
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 5
Field, Edward, 1924- 5
Frank, Bill, 1905-1989 5
Herlihy, James Leo 5
Lambert, Gavin 5
Morgan, Charles, 1894-1958--Correspondence 5
Reed, H. Clay (Henry Clay), 1899-1972 5
Roth, William V., Jr. (William Victor), 1921-2003 5
Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949 5
Tober, Frank W., 1919-1995 5
Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931 5
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 5
Williams, John J. (John James), 1904-1988 5
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 5
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-2014 4
Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992--Correspondence 4
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
Clark, Tom, 1941- --Correspondence 4
Corman, Cid 4
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 4
Delaware Theatre Company 4
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 4
Dodd, Mead & Company 4
Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 4
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 4
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 4
Ford, Charles Henri 4
Frear, J. Allen, Jr. 4
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 4
Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988 4
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 4
Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926-2001 4
Joans, Ted 4
Kaufman, Alan 4
Lincoln Club of Delaware 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination 4
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 4
Miscellaneous Scientific and Humanities Manuscripts Collection (University of Delaware Library) 4
Mullen, Shaun D., 1947- 4
Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953 4
Peter Owen (Firm) 4
Phoenix Book Shop 4
Purdy, James, 1914-2009 4
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911 4
Ridgely, Nicholas, 1694-1755 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 4
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 4
Stavis, Barrie 4
Whalen, Philip 4
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 4
+ ∧ less