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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Thurman Adams, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0619
Abstract

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

William S. Auchincloss scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0420
Abstract This one-volume scrapbook, with contents spanning 1862- 1892, includes correspondence, maps, tickets, papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, documents, advertisements, and drawings; and was largely assembled from the professional activities of William S. Auchincloss. Evidence within the scrapbook points to the wide range of interests that captured the attention of Auchincloss, a civil and mechanical engineer, originally from New York who later resided in Wilmington, Delaware, and in...
Dates: 1862-1892

Frederic A. Blank papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0572
Abstract

The papers of centenarian, World War I veteran, and retired wall covering entrepreneur Frederic Blank, spanning close to 150 years, illustrate the varied life of a twentieth-century businessman and provide important sample books of iconic mid-twentieth-century American wall coverings.

Dates: 1866-1991; Majority of material found within 1917-1974

Donald Callender papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0588
Abstract This collection documents the for-profit and nonprofit work of Donald W. Callender, Jr., an industrial archaeologist whose career in the greater Delaware-Pennsylvania-New Jersey area has involved maintenance and restoration of railroads and rail cars. In addition, Callender was involved in the establishment of a regional living history museum, the leadership of historic preservation organizations, and efforts to restore the Wilmington Waterfront and increase tourism to the city. The...
Dates: 1968-2008; Majority of material found within 1974-1999

Leon De Valinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0686
Abstract Leon De Valinger, Jr., served as Delaware State Archivist from 1941 to 1970. The Leon De Valinger papers contain his personal and professional records, primarily related to his work as State Archivist and as a historian of Delaware. His professional, administrative, and subject files offer a window into the varied concerns of the archives profession as it evolved during the 20th century. Additionally, his work to document, preserve, and promote Delaware history and culture forms a theme...
Dates: 1752-1999; Majority of material found within 1930-1980

Patricia Dycio Pete du Pont political ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0889
Abstract

Political ephemera, mostly related to Delaware governor Pete du Pont, including campaign buttons, t-shirts, a newspaper clipping, a 1981 inaugural program, and campaign literature collected by Patricia Buchanan Dycio.

Dates: circa 1977-1981

Gulf Oil presidential election map

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0099-F1149

Historic map collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0947
Abstract The Historic map collection comprises nearly 1000 maps dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. The majority of the maps depict North America during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, but the collection also holds early maps of the New World, maps of Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa, as well as world maps and atlases. Although this is a comprehensive collection, Delaware state maps; maps of the Middle Atlantic Region; and charts of Delaware Bay make up the most...
Dates: 1551-1995

William Homer Papers Related to Albert Pinkham Ryder

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0479
Abstract

The William Homer papers related to Albert Pinkham Ryder contains research material about American painter Albert Pinkham Ryder collected by William Homer, the scholar, Art History professor, and author of Albert Pinkham Ryder: Painter of Dreams.

Dates: 1883-1999; Majority of material found within 1980-1989

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

Catherine W. Kallal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0543
Abstract

The Catherine W. Kallal papers pertain to the publication of Delaware Government by the League of Women Voters of Delaware, Kallal’s years as president of the LWV of Delaware and the LWV of Greater Wilmington, as well as information on environmental issues in Delaware from 1968 to 2005.

Dates: 1968-2005

Lewis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0130
Abstract The Lewis family papers consist of three linear feet of material related to this Newark, Delaware, farming family, who also owned property in Little Creek Hundred in Kent County, Delaware. Material in the collection dates largely from the mid- to late-nineteenth century. Members of the family were farmers and large landholders who maintained business relations with many prominent citizens of early Newark, such as George Platt, Samuel Donnell, James T. Maxwell, and Eri Haines. The collection...
Dates: 1696-1915; Majority of material found within 1791-1874

William Livermore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0157
Abstract

The William Livermore papers give a comprehensive account of the career of a U.S. Army engineer in the mid-to-late nineteenth century.

Dates: 1814-1919

June D. MacArtor papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0886
Abstract June D. MacArtor (1930-2013) was one of the first twenty-five women admitted to the Delaware bar, later on serving the Attorney General of Delaware's Department of Natural Resources. MacArtor’s primary role was to establish a body of environmental case law used for the state of Delaware. The collection, which spans 1934-2015 reflects MacArtor’s many positions within the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Delaware Division of Air and Waste Management, and...
Dates: 1934-2015; Majority of material found within 1961-2005

James Maxwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0170
Abstract

The James R. Maxwell papers consist of the personal, professional, and family papers of James Maxwell, a resident of Newark, Delaware, and a civil engineer who worked for significant railroads in the American West and South America in the late 19th century.

Dates: 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1867-1900

Dorothy Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0875
Abstract Delaware environmental activist Dorothy Miller (1931-2016) led a coaltion of citizens, conservation-minded organizations, the DuPont Company, and the state governments of Delaware and Pennsylvania to acquire and preserve open space to protect the entire White Clay Creek Watershed. Spanning the dates 1965-2010, this collection documents community efforts led by Miller to preserve the White Clay Creek Watershed and her further work on water resources, residential/commercial and transportation...
Dates: 1965-2010

Frederick G. Nixon-Nirdlinger scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0431
Abstract

The Frederick G. Nixon-Nirdlinger Scrapbook chronicles the 1909 cruise taken by Philadelphia resident and theatrical manager Nixon-Nirdlinger and his wife from New York City to France, Spain, Morocco, Italy, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Hungary. The scrapbook records various aspects of the early twentieth-century travel business and is particularly rich with theatrical ephemera, indicating Nixon- Nirdlinger’s trip combined theatrical business interests with pleasure.

Dates: 1909

William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0638
Abstract The William A. Oliver, Jr. collection related to The Mystery of Edwin Drood comprises 10.5 linear feet of material plus oversize items dating from 1844 to 2005 and includes extensive bibliographic information relating to the works of Charles Dickens and specifically to the author's final novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870), which was unfinished at the time of his death. The collection, which illuminates Oliver's activities as a...
Dates: 1844-2005

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

Shipley--Bringhurst--Hargraves family papers

 Collection
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

John Shirley papers related to Thomas Harriot

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0343
Abstract

The John Shirley papers related to Thomas Harriot contains material related to British mathematician, astronomer, and scientist Thomas Harriot (1560–1621), all of which was collected by twentieth century American scholar and educator John Shirley.

Dates: 1590–1621, 1947–1988

Gwynne P. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0528
Abstract Gwynne P. Smith (1924-2010) was a Republican politician and community activist who served as a state representative in the Delaware General Assembly from 1974 to 1990, representing Delaware’s 10th (1975-1982) and 7th (1983-1990) districts (Green Acres). The Gwynne P. Smith papers document the civic activities and legislative career of a woman committed to protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Delaware. Consisting of 17.5 linear feet and oversized materials, her...
Dates: 1958-2002; Majority of material found within 1968-1990

Christopher Ward papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0107
Abstract

The Christopher Ward papers record the career of popular early 20th century Delaware author Christopher Ward (1868-1943). The papers comprise manuscript drafts, typescripts, poetry, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks, and reflect Ward's career as a professional author during the latter half of his life.

Dates: 1894-1966; Majority of material found within 1922-1941

Senator John J. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0127
Abstract

The papers of Senator John J. Williams span the dates 1946-1988, with the bulk of the collection representing the years of his career in the U.S. Senate, 1947-1970.

Dates: 1946-1988; Majority of material found within 1947-1970

William H. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0570
Abstract

The William H. Williams Papers, spanning the dates 1907-2006, comprise 11.6 linear feet of manuscripts, academic papers, correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and academic research relating to the areas of study and publications of Williams, a prominent Delaware historian based in Sussex County, Delaware. The collection is divided into six series, with series III. through VI. corresponding to major subject areas studied by Williams.

Dates: 1907-2006; Majority of material found within 1976-2004