Poets, American -- Vermont
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescript drafts of poems (many with holograph changes and notes), copies of poems published in magazines, uncollected and unpublished poems, notebooks, lecture notes, and correspondence
Overview The Saxe Papers are arranged in 4 series which include published and unpublished works, letters, family documents and scrap books. The letters especially tell the story of a tragic family life, but also reveal life in Vermont and New York in the 19th Century. Not exactly a poet, but a popular "versifier", Saxe was in fact a lawyer, a publisher, a journalist, a lecturer and ran for public office. He ended his life with his only surviving child, his son Charles, in Albany, where he died at the ...