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Poets, American -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dickinson and Her Influence / FYSE 1540, Spring 2020

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...
Dates: Spring 2020

James Whitcomb Riley papers

Identifier: C-77
Scope and Contents Collection contains 22 folders, containing six holograph poems, fourteen holograph letters, and one typescript letter. All poems in the collection have been published in 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 1879 to 1915 (the...
Dates: 1879-1915

John Godfrey Saxe papers

Identifier: C-26
Abstract The Saxe Papers are arranged in 4 series which include published and unpublished works, letters, family documents and scrap books.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...
Dates: 1843 - 1932

Letter to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, December 6, 1849

 Item — Box 6: Series ABER, Folder: 24
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter written by Margaret Fuller to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, dated December 6, 1849. The letter discusses Browning's infant son, as well as Fuller's feeling "as if a curtain fell down between [helself and Browning]." Fuller also discusses Edgar Allan Poe, writing, "I think he really had no friends. I did not know him, though, I saw and talked with him often, but he always seemed to me shrouded in an assumed character."

Dates: December 6, 1849

Letters, 1876-1906

 Item — Box 6: Series ABER, Folder: 32
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

Seven holograph letters written by Gilder, six of which are addressed to the poet Edmund Clarence Stedman, and one of which is to Mrs. J. W. Van Vost. The letters date from 1876 to 1906.

Dates: 1876-1906