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Mary Jane Elliot
Papers

1979 - 1992

Manuscript Collection Number: MSS 533 HOUSED IN THE LIBRARY ANNEX  
Extent: 14 linear ft.
Content: correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, resource materials
Access: Limited pending completion of processing. Material in annex requires 24-hour notice for retrieval.

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Biographical Note

Mary Jane Elliot of Wilmington, Delaware, actively volunteered for several civic, social, and cultural organizations between 1979 and 1992.


Scope and Content Note

The Mary Jane Elliot papers relate to her volunteer work in the area of Wilmington, Delaware, between 1979 and 1992. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, and resources materials pertaining to the following subjects: campaign for Winterthur, Arts Alive/Arts Advocacy, Museum Trustee Association, Delaware Art Museum Board, Wilmington Friends School Board, Grand Opera House Gala, Triangle Rezoning, Delaware Theatre Company, Delaware Curative Workshop Board, Delaware Antiques Show, Delaware State Film Commission, White House Project (documentary film), Paul Wagner Inc. film projects, Caroling on the Square, Lemon Hill, Barnes Brinton, Wilmington Dancing Class, Vicmead Hunt Club House Committee, Heart Ball, George Bush for President Fundraiser, United Way Special Gifts, Annual Catholic Appeal, Tower Hill School, Rockwood Museum, Junior Board of Delaware Division Hospital, Nautare Affair Day-Delaware Natural History Museum, Vicmead Long Range Planning Committee, Westover Hills Civic Association, and New Castle County Historic Review Board. The collection also includes some of Mary Jane Elliot's personal correspondence.


Contents List

 

Box

 

1 Campaign for Winterthur, 1990-1991

Wilmington Friends School Board

Grand Opera House Gala

 

2 Arts Alive/Arts Advocacy, 1989-1990

Museum Trustee Association

Calendars

 

3 Volunteer Committees:

Wilmington Dancing Class

Vicmead Hunt Club House Committee

Vicmead Long Range Planning Committee

Heart Ball

Grand Gala, Grand Opera House

George Bush for President fundraiser

Annual Catholic Appeal

Tower Hill School

Rockwood Museum

Westover Hills Civic Association

Triangle Rezoning, 1989

 

4 Historical Society of Delaware

United Way Special Gifts

Junior Board of Delaware Division Hospital

Nature Affair Day, Delaware Natural History Museum

New Castle County Historical Review Board, 1979-1990

 

5 Delaware Art Museum Board, 1979-1986

 

6 New Castle County Historical Review Board, 1979-1990

 

7 Personal correspondence

 

8 Personal correspondence

 

9 Delaware Curative Workshop Board, 1988-1991


Box

10 Volunteer Committees:

Wilmington Dancing Class

Vicmead Hunt Club House Committee

Vicmead Long Range Planning Committee

Heart Ball

Grand Gala, Grand Opera House

George Bush for President fundraiser

Annual Catholic Appeal

Tower Hill School

Rockwood Museum

Westover Hills Civic Association

 

11 Projects and writing samples

Delaware State Film Commission

White House Project (documentary film)

Paul Wagner Inc. film projects

Caroling on the Square

Lemon Hill

Barnes Brinton

Winterthur

 

12 Delaware Theatre Company

 

13 Delaware Antiques Show, publicity and loan exhibit, 1960s-1970s

 

14 Delaware Antiques Show, publicity and loan exhibit, 1960s-1970s


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