Found 14 collections related to Poets, American

Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4261
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892) was an American writer, artist, and Unitarian minister. The papers consist of a small quantity of correspondence, poems, and financial documents. Correspondence is predominantly outgoing and pertains to both... more
Drake, Joseph Rodman, 1795-1820
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4351
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Rodman Drake (1795-1820) was an American poet. Drake's poems were frequently published in the Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, and he was considered a member of the "Knickerbocker Group." In 1819, Drake and fellow poet... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4601
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters of American poet E. A. Robinson to various individuals written between 1918 and 1934 generally relating to writing, publishing, and recommendations for reading and study; a draft of a letter relating to copyright; and signed typescript of... more
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4452
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician and poet. The miscellany includes brief notes regarding speaking engagements, requests for autographs, acknowledgments of gifts received, and other social matters; and several... more
Longfellow, Henry W. (Henry Wadsworth), 1895-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4527
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to various friends, colleagues, and publishers, including Lewis Pennell, Evert Augustus Duyckinck, James Thomas Fields, and Carey & Hart. Letters discuss publication of his work; books... more
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4526
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Brief letters from American poet James Russell Lowell to Henry Joseph Gardner, H. A. P.Torrey, and others, largely pertaining to engagements and other social matters. One letter to Mrs. Merritt (possibly painter Anna Lea Merrit) is written in... more
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-003
12.4 linear feet (29 boxes, 1 volume)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935) was an American playwright, poet and professor of playwriting. The Langdon Mitchell papers consist of drafts of Mitchell's plays, journals and diaries and notes and texts for his lectures.
Mag City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1834
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Poetry magazine edited and published by Greg Masters, Michael Scholnick and Gary Lenhart in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Fourteen issues appeared between 1977-1985; a fifteenth was begun, but was never completed. Prominent... more
Gay, Reginald
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-015
1.78 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Reginald Gay collection of Taylor Mead and related materials documents Mead's multi-faceted public persona as an iconic Beat generation performance artist, poet, and writer. The collection includes a rare, unabridged and unpublished copy of... more
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-35
Eleven of the thirteen recordings in the collection were made by Williams in 1948 at a New Orleans carnival booth facility. These recordings primarily feature Williams reading his poems, including selections from In the Winter of Cities. Williams... more
Smith, V.D.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1985-010
1.9 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)
The V.D. Smith collection of Charles L. Young materials contains scripts, photographs, a scrapbook, and ephemera documenting the life and career of writer and businessman Charles L. Young.
Smith, Patti, 1946-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23973
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Patti Smith is an American musician, artist, poet, and author best known for her band, the Patti Smith Group, and her memoir, Just Kids. The Patti Smith notebooks and manuscripts consist of unpublished poetry and prose... more
Barrus, Clara, 1864-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3927
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Clara Barrus (1864-1931) was a physician and long-time companion and biographer of naturalist John Burroughs. Her papers consist of incoming correspondence, 1906-1931, primarily from her friends Elizabeth Dowden and Charles Fletcher Lummis, her... more
Harris, Reginald, 1960-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 805
13.65 linear feet (34 boxes); 307.5 kb (9 computer files)
Reginald Harris (1960-) is an African American poet, author, editor, and library administrator. Harris's experience as a gay man is a frequent subject of his writing. His papers date from 1970 to 2016 and document Harris's creative work,... more