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- Subject: Poetry X
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-97-1
Abstract: Morris Abner Barr was an author, lyricist, and poet whose poems tended towards nature, love, God, friendship, and Barr's own life. A craftsman, Barr wrote about his experience creating stools, gavels, and letter openers from the wood of the Sentry Tree in "Immortalizing the Sentry Tree of George Washington." The collection contains his writings, a scrapbook related to the George Washington Sentry Tree, and correspondence with friends and mentors.
Call Number: Ms-2012-019
Scope and Contents: Business correspondence, poems, design work, mockups of serial, copies of published issues of serial, copies of other published works, contracts, receipts, invoices, clippings, reviews, anthology, photographs.
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-2011-035
Overview: The Dave Church papers contain correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, broadsides, poetry journals, artwork, audio- and videocassettes, representing all aspects of Church's poetry: creation, editing, submission, publication and performance. Also included is a collection of poetry books by other authors, inscribed to Church. Most of the material is from the years 1996-2008 (although some items date from as early as 1957).
Call Number: MS-2015-007
Overview: This collection, although small in scope, contains a significant assortment of documentation, the sum total of which provides substantive information about Gregory Corso’s personal and creative life. It contains working manuscripts and original artwork by Corso, as well as a small collection of correspondence mostly connected to Corso as either sender, recipient or subject. It also contains a small group of books by Corso; over one hundred photographs of Corso and his family and associates;...
Dates: 1958-2004, bulk 1980-1983
Call Number: Ms-Cutter
Abstract: The Bloodgood H. Cutter papers consist of 47 manuscripts of poetry which were published in the collection of poems, The Long Island farmer's poems, New York, 1886.
Call Number: MS-2012-003
Overview: Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal and administrative records, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, and a few artifacts belonging to or associated with Nathaniel A. Davis (1866-1945) and his wife Sonia H. Davis (1883-1972). Mr. Davis, of Jewish and Portuguese heritage, was writer, editor, educator, social activist, entrepreneur, world traveler, publisher, journalist and founder of Planetaryan, a humanitarian organization devoted to world peace....
Dates: 1879-1972, bulk 1930-1965
Call Number: MS-81-6
Overview: The collection is comprised of poetry of Virginia Louise Doris and her research material pertaining to Edgar Alan Poe and Sarah Helen Whitman, etc. Consists, for the most part, of xerox copies in three-ring binders, but also includes original correspondence, mounted photographs, newspapers clippings, tear-sheets, etc.
Call Number: ms.2015.025
Overview: The Edward D. Pacheco Collection on Beat Poets is comprised of materials related to three influential members of the Beat Movement: William S. Burroughs, Herbert Huncke, and Brion Gysin.