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American poetry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

"A question"

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 21
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

One holograph manuscript poem, "A question," by Christopher Pearse Cranch.

Dates: 1835 - 2000

Cid Corman papers

Identifier: C-27
Abstract The Cid Corman Papers consist of correspondence to the poet/publisher from friends and family, exclusively from the year 1963. The collection also has the manuscripts for the unpublished Year One, a book of excerpts from Corman’s 1963 letters. The materials represent “a year in the life” of Cid Corman while in Japan, a year in which, Corman observes, “time becomes confused, seasons bury themselves in one another, children adults and the dead merge. The past becomes a future in terms of a...
Dates: 1963

George Oppen letters

Identifier: C-39
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 32 letters written by George Oppen to various recipients (including Cid Corman and Paul Auster) between 1960 and 1980. No return correspondence is included. The collection includes both typescript and holograph letters, most of which discuss literary matters, with some mentions of Oppen's personal life and his experiences running To Publishers in France. One letter to Paul Auster was dictated by Oppen to his wife near the end of his life and discusses the effect...
Dates: 1960-1980

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.

Dates: 1964-1967

Marguerite Wilkinson correspondence

Identifier: C-5
Abstract This collection comprises letters written to Marguerite Wilkinson from contemporary American poets. The bulk of the correspondence was written in 1919, and primarily concerns Wilkinson’s poetry anthologies: Golden Songs of the Golden State (1917), New Voices (1919), Contemporary Poetry (1923) and The Way of the Makers (1925), with responses from authors to her requests for permission to use their poems. These responses frequently include suggestions of different poems or discussions of...
Dates: 1912 - 1928

Scrapbook of Plays, 1922-1956

 Item — Box 121
Identifier: F7
Scope and Contents This scrapbook, preserved in 145 plastic sleeves, contains programs and photographs from theatre productions at the Bread Loaf School of English between 1922 and 1956. Of particular note is a playbill and four photographs from a 1939 staging of Robert Frost's poem "Snow." The program is signed by Frost. Items are described in detail below. [Playbill] “Breadloaf Theatre” [including “Snow” by Robert Frost]. Bread Loaf School of English July 21, 1939. Fourth Bread Loaf Night. Single...
Dates: 1922-1956