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Women poets, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Sexton collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-11
Abstract The Anne Sexton collection was compiled by Sexton’s therapist during the last nine months of her life. The collection offers a glimpse into the mind of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a mind tormented by suicidal thoughts, depression and bipolar disorder. Onionskin carbon copies of her published and unpublished poetry from 1974 reveal both the depths of her despair and the eloquence with which she expressed it – before she finally ended her life on October 4, 1974. Also included in the...
Dates: 1964-1993

Burning Poems, 1934

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 11
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
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...
Dates: 1934

Carol Berge collection of Zebras manuscripts

 Collection
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.
Dates: circa 1991

Cooke, Rose (Terry)

 File — Box 3, Folder: 17
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Dark of the Moon proof, 1926

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 44
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Typescript proof of Dark of the Moon, by Sara Teasdale, published by The MacMillan Company, 1926. Some pages contain holograph notes in pencil regarding formatting.
Dates: 1926

Dickinson and Her Influence / FYSE 1540, Spring 2020

 File
Identifier: S7_FYSE1540
Scope and Contents Six digital files containing letters written by students in Karin Gottshall's First Year Seminar to Emily Dickinson during the COVID-19 pandemic, and one file containing the text of Gottshall's email to Special Collections. The letters were written by Kate Sadoff, William Reed, Beck Barsanti, Lance Zhang, Emma Johnson, and Joe Hanlon, all of the Class of 2023.5. The assignment prompt reads: "I’d like you each to write a letter addressed to Emily Dickinson. In your letter, see if you...
Dates: Spring 2020

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...
Dates: 1829-1934

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.
Dates: November 22, 1849

Letter to Charles Addison Richardson, May 7, 1886

 Item — Box 14, Folder: 21
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph letter written by Adeline Dutton Train Whitney to Charles Addison Richardson, dated May 7, 1886.
Dates: May 7, 1886

Letter to "Mr. Stedman", April 17, 1889

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 45
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter wirtten by Celia Thaxter to "Mr. Stedman," dated April 17, 1889.
Dates: April 17, 1889

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."
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Letter to the editor of the New York Independent, August 16, 1888

 Item — Box 9, Folder: 1
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph signed letter from Lucy Larcom to the editor of the New York Independent, dated August 16, 1888. In the letter, Larcom inquires as to whether a poem ("The Inalienable Gift") has been accepted for publication.
Dates: August 16, 1888

Letters, 1883-1894

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 47
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Four holograph signed letters written by Edith Matilda Thomas to various recipients including John E. Bowen (September 25, 1883), Henry Chandler Bowen (October 5, 1884 and June 13, 1885), and Joseph Marshall Stoddart (January 15, 1894).
Dates: 1883-1894

Letters, 1894

 Item — Box 14, Folder: 24
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents One holograph calling card note and one holograph letter written by Ella Wheeler Wilcox to Joseph Marshall Stoddart.
Dates: 1894

Louise Gluck manuscripts

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1964-1967

"Love Shall Save Us All"

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 45
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph signed poem entitled "Love Shall Save Us All" by Celia Thaxter.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Millay, Edna St. Vincent

 File — Box 10, Folder: 17
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Poems

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 47
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph signed poems by Edith Matilda Thomas entitled "Exorcism" and "Sports of the muse."
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Poems

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 17
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Two holograph poems written by Lydia Sigourney: "The native place" and "A lover with his miniature, a New Year's gift to the promised bride." Poems were originally addressed to "Mrs. Porter & Prescott, editors of the 'Atlas'".
Dates: 1835 - 2000

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.
Dates: July 29, 1937

Poems

 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."
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Poetry, 1947

 Item — Box 13, Folder: 5
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Four pages of typescript poetry on carbon paper, initialed by Sarton and dated June 1947. Poems include "After a Train Journey," Return to Chartres," "Question," "A Mon Seul Desir," "Spring Song," "Definition of Love," "Song," and "Return."
Dates: 1947

Portrait Poems, 1934

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 12
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
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."
Dates: 1934

Rose Martin poetry scrapbook, 1928 - 1959

 Item
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains a collection of poetry by different authors, cut from various typewritten and handwritten sources and glued onto the page. Identifiable text sources include the New Yorker magazine, and poets include Frances Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Louise Bogan, Ogden Nash, and Dorothy Parker. Also includes clippings of articles on poetry, and a few New Yorker cartoons. The authorship of some of the typewritten and handwritten poetry is unattributed.
Dates: 1928 - 1959

Sarton, May

 File — Box 13, Folder: 5
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Sigourney, Lydia Howard Huntley

 File — Box 13, Folder: 17
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

"Sonnet: On parting, at Florence, with my friend, R.D.", 1857

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 27
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Holograph signed poem, "Sonnet: On parting, at Florence, with my friend, R.D." by Elizabeth Clementine Kinney, dated 1857.
Dates: 1857

Stoddard, Elizabeth

 File — Box 13, Folder: 37
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Teasdale, Sara

 File — Box 13, Folder: 44
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000

Thaxter, Celia

 File — Box 13, Folder: 45
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1835 - 2000