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Women poets, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Burning Poems, 1934

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 11
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 88
Scope and Contents Bound, typescript copy of Burnign Poems by Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn, dated 1934. Title page contains author's signature. Volume contains poems such as "Orison," "The Golf Links Lie So Near," "The Incentive," "The Survival of the Fittest," "Vivisection," "Nicola Sacco, Bartolomeo Vanzetti, Tom Mooney, Joe Hill, Richard Ford, Hermann Suhr, And Many, Many, Many More--," "The Auburn Christmas Carol," and ...

Carol Berge collection of Zebras manuscripts

Identifier: C-24
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescript draft versions of Berge's 1991 book, Zebras, or, Contour Lines. Also includes proof copies. Some pages have holograph comments and corrections, others are photocopies of typescript draft pages.

Note that items in collection are undated, but Zebras was published in 1991.

Cooke, Rose (Terry)

 File — Box 3, Folder: 17
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Ellen Bryant Voigt collection

Identifier: C-29
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drafts of poems (many with holograph changes and notes), copies of poems published in magazines, uncollected and unpublished poems, notebooks, lecture notes, and correspondence

Julia C.R. Dorr papers

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 ...

Letter to Benjamin Perley Poore, November 22, 1849

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 38
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Hannah Flagg Gould to Benjamin Perley Poore, dated November 22, 1849. In the letter, Gould mentions enclosing an ode, the first to appear in her book of poetry, New Poems (1850). Gould hopes that Poore will choose to use the poem in his newspaper, the Sentinel.

Letter to "My dear Rose"

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 16
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents One holograph letter written by Frances Frost to "My dear Rose," dated "Saturday Night." In the letter, Frost mentions that she is very busy and discusses her current reading material. She includes a poem, "Ode to Death."

Louise Gluck manuscripts

Identifier: C-37
Scope and Contents This collection contains original typescript and photocopies of some of Gluck's poetry, as well as correspondence between Gluck and the fiction editors of "Mademoiselle Magazine," Madeline Tracy Brigden and Ellen Stoianoff, as Gluck negotiates her first book and emerges as a poet. The collection is arranged into two series: Manuscripts and Correspondence. Collection contains 1 box and 23 folders.

Poems, July 29, 1937

 Item — Box 6, Folder: 17
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Two poems by Frances Frost. Includes holograph copy of "Grindstone," signed by the author and dedicated to C.C. Auchinclauss. Dated July 29, 1937.
Also includes undated typescript copy of "Noel" by Frances Frost.


 Item — Box 6, Folder: 36
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Two manuscript signed poems by Dora Read Goodale. Includes "Israel Putnam" and "Retribution."

Portrait Poems, 1934

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 12
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 89
Scope and Contents Bound typesript copy of Portrait Poems by Sarah N. Cleghorn, dated 1934. Title page signed by author. Volume includes poems such as "Three Great Ladies of Manchester, Vermont," "John Masefield," "Dorothea," "Of William Mann Fincke," "Emilia," "Saint Clare Hears Saint Francis," and "Margarita Singing Ballads."

Viola Chittenden White collection

Identifier: C-3
Scope and Contents The Collection encompasses the thoughts and feelings, work and friendships of Viola White in her voluminous journals. Her letters, both professional (related to publication of her literary oeuvre and to her work as Curator of the Abernethy Library) and personal, reveal her thoughts and desires regarding her work and family. Manuscripts of her essays, books, and poetry, some of a very personal nature, both published and unpublished are included in the manuscript files. A revealing picture of a ...