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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Abel Buffum letters

 Item
Identifier: C-58
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two series: Helen Abel Buffum letters, and Clara M. Buffum manuscripts. Helen's letters comprise 20 folders and are primarily from her second husband, Harlan C. Brown, between 1935-1937. Collection includes both holograph and typescript letters.

The second series contains handwritten schoolwork, poetry, and stories written by Clara May Buffum. While the work in these four folders is undated, Clara May Buffum ...

James Whitcomb Riley papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-77
Scope and Contents Collection contains 22 folders, containing six holograph poems, fourteen holograph letters, and one typescript letter. All of the poems in the collection have been published in Inter alia: The Complete Poetical Works of James Whitcomb Riley (New York, Grosset and Dunlap, 1937). Of the fifteen letters in the collection, only one has been published. The letters are written to longtime friend of Riley, Howard S. Taylor. The letters are personal as well as literary in content and cover the years ...

Julia C.R. Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-9
Scope and Contents Seven archival boxes of materials pertaining to the poet and novelist. The bulk of the papers date from the 1890s and early 1900s. Mrs. Dorr’s correspondence includes a wide selection of esteemed literary figures of the late 19th century, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, who states that, “You Vermonters should have rare inspirations: Nature, our travelers tell me, has made no fairer land”; Ivy Compton Burnett; William Dean Howells; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; and Oliver Wendell Holmes, who ...

William Meredith collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-6
Scope and Contents This collection contains 11 boxes (621 folders, 423 letters) ranging in date from 1943–1969. The manuscripts in this collection include drafts of poems for inclusion in Meredith’s works Love Letter from an Impossible Land, The Open Sea, The Wreck of the Thresher and Alcools. Moreover, this collection includes notes and drafts of an introduction for Meredith’s compilation of poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). This collection comprises many of the correspondence between Meredith and his ...