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Newark (Del.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Mary F. Armstrong autograph album

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0001

This mid-nineteenth century autograph album belonged to Mary F. Armstrong of Newark, Delaware, and contains original or transcribed poems about friendship signed by her female friends. Many of the contributors are from Delaware.

Dates: 1848-1852

Truxton W. Boyce genealogical research and family papers

Identifier: MSS 0583
Abstract The Truxton W. Boyce genealogical research and family papers contains twenty-six three-ring notebooks and nine folders of genealogical research notes, family photographs, correspondence, and other ephemera related to nineteenth- and twentieth-century generations of Boyce's family lines from Delaware and Virginia. Boyce's research includes the Boyce, Justis, Morrow, Shreve, Wright, Brownley, Lawrence, Sebree, Adams, and Tuley families, as well as the family lines of his wife, Doris Jolls...
Dates: 1792-1999; Majority of material found within 1850s-1980s

Edward Cairns papers

Identifier: MSS 0518

The papers of Edward L. Cairns reflect the interest of this longtime resident of the greater Elkton, Maryland, and Newark, Delaware, area and citizen activist in regional highway planning, local environmental issues, traffic patterns, and growth concerns for the region, since the early 1970s.

Dates: 1973-2000

Frederick D. Chester catalog of insects

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0092

This volume contains Frederick D. Chester’s research notes on insects collected between 1890 and 1895 in Delaware.

Dates: 1890-1895

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

Deer Park Hotel guest register

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0007

This registry book for the Deer Park Hotel in Newark, Delaware, was kept between October 1944 and March 1952, and lists hotel patrons in chronological order, noting their arrival date, name, and room number.

Dates: 1944 October 21-1952 March 25

Delaware ephemera collection related to politics, policy, and government

Identifier: MSS 0733

This Delaware ephemera collection is a vertical file of fliers, clippings, artifacts, and other ephemeral materials pertaining to local and federal election campaigns, environmental groups, grassroots organizations, and political groups.

Dates: 1936-2023; Majority of material found within 1970-2021

Granite Mansion Fund, Inc., documents

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0180

The Granite Mansion Fund, Inc., papers include materials relating to the formation of the organization and its fundraising efforts to save the historic Granite Mansion structure from demolition in 1986.

Dates: 1986

HIST 268 Oral History Interviews: African Americans and the University of Delaware collection

Identifier: MSS 0989
Abstract The oral history interviews in this collection were collected by the students in Dr. Roger Horowitz's HIST 268 section, "Oral History: African Americans and the University of Delaware" class, offered in the fall semesters of 2021 and 2023. Students conducted 35 interviews, with participants drawn from two principal communities: African American alumni of the University of Delaware and residents of the Newark, Delaware's New London Road/Cleveland Avenue neighborhood. Their recollections are...
Dates: 2021, 2023

Chester Holcombe letter to Mr. David

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0729

Autograph and signed letter from Chester Holcombe to Mr. David, sent from Newark, Delaware, dated February 8, 1901. On the verso is a letter to a Mr. Southgate from "WY D."

Dates: 1901 February 8

John C. Hull letters to John Thomson

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0149

This group of twenty-four lengthy autograph letters, 1825-1845, from John C. Hull at various locations in Maryland, (West) Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, are addressed to his father-in-law John Thomson in Newark, Delaware, and are full of business and family news. (Three letters from Jane Thomson Hull to her father are also included in this small collection.)

Dates: 1825-1845

Betty Lee Hutchinson papers

Identifier: MSS 0839

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

League of Women Voters of Greater Newark, Delaware, records

Identifier: MSS 0448

The League of Women Voters of Greater Newark (LWVGN) was established in Newark, Delaware, in 1952 as the local branch of the national, non-partisan women’s organization which promotes citizen education and encourages participation in government. This archive, spanning the dates 1949-1998, highlights local and national issues, as well as providing information about the organization itself.

Dates: 1949-1998

Horacio D. Lewis papers

Identifier: MSS 0732

The Horacio D. Lewis papers consist of Dr. Lewis’ letters, articles, and publications related to his personal and civic involvement and recognition of activities associated with the civil rights of the Latino and African-American communities in Delaware and the desegregation of Delaware’s public schools.

Dates: 1960-2003

Thomas McKean receipt

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0067

Holograph receipt signed by Delegate to Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas McKean related to money received from Rev. John Ewing concerning land purchased for the Academy of Newark.

Dates: 1773 September 29

Harriet B. Miles account book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0018

Harriet B. Miles of Newark, Delaware, used this account book to record her household expenses from 1866 to 1878. She also recorded interest payments on bonds she held and entries regarding the administration of her mother’s estate.

Dates: 1866 May 1-1878 April 20

James P. Neal papers

Identifier: MSS 0988

James P. Neal is an engineer and Delaware public servant, serving on the Newark City Council (1973-1978), and the Delaware General Assembly (1979-1994). The James P. Neal papers document Neal's public service on the Newark City Council and the Delaware General Assembly, in both the House and the Senate, as well as materials related to urban planning in Newark, DE and New Castle County, Delaware.

Dates: 1968-2006

Newark Publishing Co. records

Identifier: MSS 0879
Abstract Newark Publishing Co. was a Newark, Delaware, printing business established in the mid-20th century and was owned and operated by William H. Durham from circa 1967 to 1981. Newark Publishing Co. records comprises over 3000 job printing files created by the press for largely Newark, Delaware-based businesses between 1963 and 1981. The collection also includes administrative and financial records of the company and its precursor, the Newark Post weekly newspaper,...
Dates: 1936-1981; Majority of material found within 1971-1981

Pestalozzi Literary Society, Delaware College, Newark, Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0091

This volume contains the constitution, bylaws, amendments, membership roster, and presidential oath for the Pestalozzi Literary Society of Delaware College (later the University of Delaware), an early student group for women at the previously all-male institution.

Dates: 1876 November 10-1886 January

George Read documents regarding the will of Ebenezer Howell

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0052

Autograph documents produced by lawyer, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and U. S. Senator from Delaware, George Read. One document concerns payments in relation to the will of Ebenezer Howell. The other concerns the sale of Howell's tavern and land in Newark, Delaware, to Henry Darby, and subsequently to John Evans.

Dates: 1774-1791

Transcripts of early Newark, Delaware, church records

Identifier: MSS 0347
Abstract This single volume, created through a 1936-1937 National Youth Administration project, supervised by Henry Clay Reed, the noted Delaware historian and University of Delaware professor, contains transcriptions from the record books of five Newark churches: the Village Presbyterian Church; the First Presbyterian Church; the Welsh Tract Baptist Church; the White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church; and the Head of Christiana Church. The records inlcude detailed accounts of minutes from meetings;...
Dates: 1739-1906

University of Delaware Library collection of websites related to printing and book arts

Identifier: MSS 0763

This collection broadly documents online sources related to book arts and printing which complement and enrich existing special collections, including websites and social media sites of and for individuals and organizations involved in all aspects of the book arts and printing. This collection focuses on collecting web resources related to designers, presses, and printers.

Dates: 2016-2017

University of Delaware programs

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0125

A collection of printed convocation and Women's College of Delaware programs and sports schedules from the University of Delaware dating from 1921 to 1936.

Dates: 1921 October 1-1936 September 21

University of Delaware Women's Studies oral history collection

Identifier: MSS 0664
Abstract This collection consists of oral history interviews with faculty from the University of Delaware Department of Women and Gender Studies, conducted as part of the 2011 "Women at the Center" project. The interviews, mainly conducted by Professor Marie Laberge of the Women and Gender Studies Department, discuss various topics relating to the creation and development of the Women's Studies program at the University of Delaware as well as the personal experiences of each interviewee. The...
Dates: 2011-2014

Voices of 1968 oral history collection

Identifier: MSS 0858
Abstract Voices of 1968 is an oral history collection focused on Delawareans to capture local stories of that pivotal year in American history. Interviews were conducted by Library staff, partners in the Wilmington Archive Project, and other project volunteers. The topics covered in the interviews include campus politics and student activism in Delaware (particularly through the Students for Democratic Society chapter at the University of Delaware campus), reactions to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s...
Dates: 2018