ASSOCIATION OF CENTERS FOR THE STUDY OF CONGRESS

Johnson Melvin, Rebecca

University of Delaware Library and Museums

lrjm@udel.edu

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Regular Institutional ($500)
First name
Rebecca
Last name
Johnson Melvin
Repository
Special Collections and Museums
Organization
University of Delaware Library and Museums
Parent Organization
University of Delaware
e-Mail
Phone
302-831-6089
Fax
302-831-1046
Repository:
Special Collections and Museums
Organization:
University of Delaware Library
Parent Organization:
University of Delaware
Primary Contact, Name and Title
Rebecca Johnson Melvin
Address 1:
181 South College Avenue
City:
Newark
Province/State:
Delaware
Postal code:
19717-5267
Country:
United States
Phone:
(302) 831-2229
Fax:
302-831-6003
Secondary contact, e-mail
Date Established:
n/a
Collecting Theme:
Special collections complement the broad academic strengths of the University in the fine, decorative, and applied arts; English, Irish, and American literature; history and Delawareana; horticulture; and the history of science and technology.
Description:
The collecting policy of the Library is to document broadly the history of Delaware and Delawareans, including primary sources related to the history of politics and government. The Library collects papers of current and former members of Congress; Delaware individuals who represent leadership in diplomatic or political arenas, domestic or foreign, at the local, state, and national levels; and papers of institutions, organizations, or groups concerned with public policy or civic affairs.
Total Number of Collections:
ca. 25
Bulk Dates:
15th c. to the present (bulk dates 19th century to the present)
Approximate Volume of Material Held:
ca. 200,000 vol. & ca. 9,500 linear ft.
Actively Soliciting New Collections?
yes
Research Awards:
no
Education opportunities offered:
  • Creates exhibitions
  • Holds congressional papers collections
  • Offers instructional classes
  • Offers public programs
  • Sponsors theme months or weeks
 Linked members (1)
Name Email Phone
302-831-6293
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