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Biographies (documents)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Alison : his life and influence on his times : typescript

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0044

One photocopy typescript of an address at the Founders' Day Exercises, Academy of Newark, University of Delaware, delivered on November 21, 1982, by Delaware lawyer, Edward W. Cooch, Jr., entitled, "Francis Alison, His Life and Influence on His Times." Includes pages 1-7, 9-14.

Dates: 1982 November 21

Delaware Miscellany collection

Identifier: MSS 0598

The Delaware Miscellany collection includes three large, green buckram-bound volumes compiled by William Ditto Lewis, which contain various documents pertaining to the history of Delaware and the surrounding region, and the University of Delaware.

Dates: 1825-1958; Majority of material found within 1920-1958

Through the years with aunt Clara

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0060

One photocopy of Minerva Spencer Handy's biographical book, "Through the years with aunt Clara," based on correspondence and conversations between Clarissa Gordon Dilworth and the author from 1928 to 1938.

Dates: 1966

Elizabeth Jennings papers

Identifier: MSS 0186

The Elizabeth Jennings papers document the work of British poet Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001). Associated with The Movement, Jennings was a prolific writer. The collection contains letters, notebooks, miscellaneous prose, and juvenilia.

Dates: 1940-1977; Majority of material found within 1958-1969

S. Marston Fox : 20th century civic leader, communist lobbyist and architect of parkland and historical preservation : typescript

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0053

One photocopy of a biographical essay titled, "S. Marston Fox: 20th Century Civic Leader, Communist Lobbyist and Architect of Parkland and Historical Preservation," as well as a collection of documents relating to Fox, written shortly after his death, in 1984.

Dates: 1984 January

Ulick O'Connor papers

Identifier: MSS 0137

This collection consists of material accumulated over a 25-year period by Ulick O’Connor: biographer, poet, playwright and journalist. O’Connor’s biographies of Brendan Behan and Oliver St. John Gogarty have been recognized internationally as definitive works. A large portion of the collection deals with materials for these books.

Dates: 1904-1976; Majority of material found within 1960-1974

Stories of old Ireland, and myself : manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0180

Autobiographical manuscript of Irish artist Sir William Orpen's Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself(1925).

Dates: undated

Peter Owen publishing records

Identifier: MSS 0571

Peter Owen publishing records is the publisher’s archive (1950s-1995) of an independent British firm renowned for its international list of major authors and avant garde works. The bulk of the collection consists of the production files of selected works, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s, including edited typescripts, proofs, and other materials documenting the process of turning an author’s manuscript into a finished book.

Dates: 1951-1995

Thomas Pole papers

Identifier: MSS 0828

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

Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno papers related to Paul Bowles

Identifier: MSS 0165

The Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno papers related to Paul Bowles consist of research material gathered by the writer and educator Sawyer-Lauçanno for his biography of American composer and writer Paul Bowles, titled An Invisible Spectator.

Dates: 1946-1989; Majority of material found within 1985-1989

Shipley--Bringhurst--Hargraves family papers

Identifier: MSS 0684
Abstract Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in North Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854. The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives of several generations of Delawareans...
Dates: 1660-1987; Majority of material found within 1735 - 1975