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- Subject: Poems X
Call Number: Ms-Greene-TEMP
Scope and Contents: Manuscripts and letters; fourteen watercolours of Italian and Roman ruins painted by Judge Greene; other paintings; manuscript copybook of letters from John Quincy Adams to his son; scrapbooks of poems.
Dates: circa 1820-1929
Call Number: Ms-85-3
Abstract: Daisy Aldan was an accomplished poet, publisher, translator and teacher. The Aldan papers contain manusript poems and translations by Daisy Aldan, photographs, promotional materials, biographical material, and correspondence.
Collection — Box: 2X
Call Number: Ms-90-9-TEMP
Scope and Contents: Include typescript copy of her history of Fall River, Life on the Stream; photographs; clippings. Also includes poems; essays; notes; a play; watercolors; prints; miscellaneous material relating to Fall River; and miscellaneous programs.
Dates: circa 1930-1972
Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: Ms-American-Popular-Verse
Scope and Contents: An artificial collection of original verse, signed and unsigned, with copies and transcripts of American and some English verse for the period of 1762-1970. Included among more than eight hundred pieces are ballads, elegiac and religious verse. Subjects include children, love, friendship, geographic places, American Indians, motherhood, nature, patriotism, the sea, slavery, temperance, war, and women.
Call Number: Ms-backus
Abstract: The Isaac Backus Papers consists of family letters (dating from the years 1750 through 1806), travel journals, a listing of his library, church minutes, book manuscripts, sermons, and family genealogy. Backus was a Baptist preacher, historian and advocate of religious freedom in New England before, during and after the American Revolution.
Call Number: AMS-1C-10
Abstract: The Clarence A. Barbour papers contain many letters relating to Barbour’s nomination as President of Brown University and his nine-month trip to Asia in 1931 and 1932. Also included are letters and poems written by Florence Newell Barbour about her experiences in Asia with her husband.
Call Number: Ms-2010-050-escritos
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, essays, screenplays, created and collected by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Birri. This is Subgroup 1 of the Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts. The other subgroups are Subgroup 2: Fotos, Subgroup 3: Audiovisual and Objects, and Subgroup 4: Pinturas.
Dates: 1933-2008, bulk 1944-2008
Call Number: Ms-78-15
Abstract: The Howard Milton Blake papers are comprised of multiple versions of verse and prose written by Blake. The collection was edited before it came to Brown University by Robert Kent and was published under the title "The Island of Self: Poems of Howard Blake" (Boston 1973). The book reproduces almost all of the verse in the collection, but none of the prose; there is, however, a reprint of Blake's preface to his only published book of verse "Prolegomena To Any Future Poetry" (Boston 1936).
Call Number: Ms-Botta
Abstract: Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta (1815-1891) was a teacher and poet of Providence, Rhode Island and New York City. The collection covers the years 1835-1894 and contains correspondence concerning literary and personal affairs, three manuscripts of her poems, two engraved portraits extracted from a book, and miscellaneous notes.
Call Number: Ms-78-8
Abstract: The Henry Howard Brownell Papers, dating from 1827-1871, include short prose articles and stories in manuscript, poetry manuscripts, verse translations from Homer's Aeneid and a scrapbook of Brownell's poems. Brownell was a poet and lawyer from Connecticut.