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Allen and Hancock Family papers

by Allen, GladysAllen, WalterCooper, Florence ByrdHancock, Julia "Betsy" Allen (1903 – 2013)

8 boxes,  2 oversize folders (11 linear feet)

A history of the Allen and Hancock families, specifically the accomplishments of Mary Beulah Nock Allen, her daughter, Dr. Gladys Martha Allen, and her niece, Julia “Betsy” Allen Hancock, can be found in Part 1 of this finding aid. In Part 2, personal correspondence of Walter K. Allen and Florence Byrd Allen Cooper can be found in addition to the previous family members. Accomplishments and personal details of Julia "Betsy" Allen Hancock's adult life, professional career, and local issues.

Associated Subjects: Allen Family • Dancing • Education
Identifier: 2012.214
Repository: Local History Archives
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Anne Rapp Collection

by Rapp, Anne (1949 – 1978)

6 boxes,  3 cartons (3.9 linear feet)

The Anne Rapp Collection documents the retiree's international travel between 1949 and 1974, primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. Rapp kept the schedules (itineraries), maps and guides, postcards, and ephemera for her travel around the world. She also kept detailed journals and took over 8000 color photographic slides. Places she traveled include Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, several Caribbean islands, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, several eastern bloc countries, Australia, New Zealand, several Pacific Islands, India, Japan, Israel, China, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), South Africa, and Ethiopia.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Photography • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2015.154
Repository: Special Collections
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Bollywood Posters

by Unknown (circa 1940s)

1 drawer (0.1 linear feet)

These ten posters were advertisements for Bollywood films in India in the 1940s.

Associated Subjects: Posters • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2013.071
Repository: Special Collections
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David Briddell photograph collection

by Briddell, David W. (circa 1970 – 1980s)

3 boxes (3 linear feet)

David Briddell is a retired United Methodist minister who served 40 years of combined ministry as a local church minister in Maryland and Pennsylvania, and as an executive with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church and the Nation Council of Churches of Christ. This collection consists of Briddell's photography taken in countries within Asia (Philippines, Korea, Japan, Thailand, India, Israel), Africa, and Europe (Germany, Italy, France, Netherlands). Also included is a 16mm film of the 1963 Senegalese film, Borom Sarret.

Associated Subjects: Photography • Religion
Identifier: 2015.077
Repository: Local History Archives
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Diary of a Girl Traveling in India

by Unknown (1930 – 1931)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Diary of a Girl Traveling in India is a handwritten diary from 1930 or 1931. The author travels from Cairo, down the Red Sea to multiple places in India, including Bombay (present day Mumbai), Chikhalda, and Agra. She keeps a daily log of her activities.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Voyages and Travel • Youth
Identifier: SC2020.010
Repository: Special Collections
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Diary of Emily L. Warner Johns

by Johns, Emily L. Warner (circa 1885 – 1950)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This diary written by Emily L. Warner Johns documents the places she lived, the different countries she has traveled to, and other personal aspects of her life.

Identifier: SC2022.005
Repository: Special Collections
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Hindu Pamphlets

by Vasu, Srisa Chandra (1895 – 1905)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This collection contains pamphlets on various topics relating to Hinduism that date from 1895 to 1905. One of the books includes four bound pamphlets from Hindu scholar Srisa Chandra Vasu that were published in Allahabad, India. The other book includes ten pamphlets from various authors about topics in Hinduism and yoga philosophy. Also included is part of an envelope with a written message sent from P. Rajeswara Rao in Andra, India to Mrs. Dona Luisa Coomaraswamy in Cambridge, Massachusetts (a professional photographer known as Lotte Lamas).

Associated Subjects: Publications • Religious History
Identifier: SC2018.011
Repository: Special Collections
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Indrajal Comics No. 363 to 375

by The Times of India, Bennet, Coleman & Co. (1980 – 1981)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

Edited by Anand Jain and published by The Times of India, Benent, Coleman & Co., these twelve Indrajal Comics issues date between 1980 and 1981. The issues are numbered 363 to 375 (excluding 368).

Associated Subjects: Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2013.065
Repository: Special Collections
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Jeanne Severance Letters

by Severance, Jeanne (1945 – 1962)

4 folders (0.4 linear feet)

This collection consists of letters from Jeanne Severance, a Red Cross volunteer, to Martha and Constance Greene from 1945 to 1946. Severance wrote from and reported on events in the many places she served, which included France, India, China, Myanmar, and Mexico. Several letters were censored by the United States Army. Also included are photographs of the Greenes in 1962 and some newspaper clippings. At the time, the Greenes had opened the office of Martha Greene real estate company on Long Island in Montauk, New York; there are several pictures of Martha in front of the original offices. The transcription of the letters is attached.

Identifier: SC2014.014
Repository: Special Collections
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Second World War in India Calendar Comic Card

by Unknown (1945)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These two calendar cards from 1945 each have comics on the verso of the calendar. The comics depict British soldiers receiving attention from Indian people who are presented with stereotypes.

Associated Subjects: Racism • World War, 1939-1945 • Advertising • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2019.004
Repository: Special Collections
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Second World War in India Ephemera

by Government of India Press (1942 – 1945)

1 oversize folder (0.1 linear feet)

This collection consists of posters, broadsides, and pamphlets from India during the Second World War, dating between 1942 and 1945. Included are many National War Front pamphlets and broadsides from 1942 to 1945, 11 posters describing India's involvement in the war in multiple languages, two British fundraising posters, 1944 issues of the Far East Bulletin, 1943 to 1944 issues of Behind the Headlines, 1944 issues of Talking Points , daily background and broadcast broadsheets from 1942, and other miscellaneous ephemera dating between 1942 and 1945.

Associated Subjects: Military History • Posters • Publications • World War, 1939-1945
Identifier: SC2019.005
Repository: Special Collections
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Special Collections Pamphlet Collection

by Various (1762 – 1985)

9 cartons,  2 boxes (10 linear feet)

The Special Collections Pamphlet Collection consists of over 800 published manuscripts discussing a wide variety of national and international topics. The materials date between 1762 and 1985. Similar topics have been grouped together, but may be found throughout the collection. Some of the major topics included in the collection are: race relations, Australia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, African American history, Native American history, military history (American Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean War), education, industry, labor history, agriculture, railways, government and politics, international relations, socialism, communism, economics, prisons, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, prohibition, temperance, women's history and groups, and biographies and obituaries.

Identifier: SC2020.032
Repository: Special Collections
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Virginia Riley Crocker papers

by Crocker, Virginia Riley (1920 – 1945)

16 boxes (16 linear feet)

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, postcards, and pamphlets pertaining to the Crocker and Riley families. Included are over 200 personal letters from Edwin G. Crocker to his wife, Viriginia Riley Crocker, spanning 1942-1945 while he was stationed in India during WWII. Virginia Crocker’s Education Materials, Music Books and Church Group information is also included in this collection.

Associated Subjects: Education • Medical History • Women's History • World War, 1939-1945
Identifier: 2006.138
Repository: Local History Archives
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