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Found 6 collections related to American poetry

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Hoit, T. W. (True Worthy), 1815-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1414
11 p
In manuscript and broadside format, beginning with The Celestial Voyage. Published in St. Louis, 1883.
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6407
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American editor, poet, and critic Rufus Wilmot Griswold, mainly pertaining to professional matters, including the publication of his anthology Poets and Poetry of America, and of the poetry of Frances Sargent Osgood. The publishing... more
Toldridge, Elizabeth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3003
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A group of typewritten poems in a folder marked in pencil "Winnings," probably written between 1900-1930. Accompanied by photographs, genealogical notes, and letters.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1424
1 v
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2022
5.25 linear feet (6 boxes)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935), American poet and playwright, used the pseudonym John Philip Varley. His best-known plays were Becky Sharp (1899) and The New York Idea (1906). He taught playwriting at the University of Pennsylvania from 1928... more
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1575
13 linear feet (12 boxes; 57 volumes)
The Robert Underwood Johnson papers document Johnson's personal and professional life from 1875 until his death in 1937. Johnson, born in 1853, served on the staff of The Century Magazine until 1913, eventually rising to... more