Found 14 collections related to Poetry

Wing, Marianne, 1819?-1892
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Wing, M.)
74 manuscript pages (79 total leaves, some blank)
Marianne Wing was born about 1819 in Braintree, Essex, England, the daughter of William Wing. By 1851 she was living in Chelmsford with her husband, William Abbott, a retired farmer, and their two young children, Joseph William and Clara Maria.... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm; 38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff marbled covers, containing over fifty poems and extracts in a single, neat, unidentified hand. The first sixteen pieces are copied from Elizabeth Anne Le Noir's Village Anecdotes (1804). Most of the other pieces are,... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
34 manuscript pages (20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff drab covers, containing six poems, a verse fragment, and one newspaper article copied in a single unidentified hand. The poems include: "On the Invention of Letters" ("Tell me what genius did the art invent"); "Ode... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (23 manuscript pages; 20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook containing fourteen manuscript pieces, chiefly poems copied from known eighteenth-century English writers, in unidentified divers hands. Three poems are by "W. H., aged 15," and are apparently unpublished. There is a light pencil... more
Vergès, Eugénie de, 1774-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Vergès, E.)
2 volumes
Eugénie de Vergès, née Choppin d'Arnouville. She was born on September 13, 1774 to René Choppin d'Arnouville, chevalier, a counsellor to Louis XV and president of the Cour des Monnaies; and his wife, Marguerite-Élizabeth... more
Hudson, Margaret, 1800-1860
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Hudson, M.)
1 volume (82 total leaves, some blank) + inserts
Margaret Williams was born on April 6, 1800 in Calcutta, to Robert Williams, a merchant and auctioneer, and his wife, Margaret. Robert Williams died in 1813, leaving his wife to care for Margaret and six other daughters; charitable subscriptions... more
Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)
1 volume (182 leaves, some blank) + inserts
Lady Anne Hamilton, Scots-born courtier and friend of Queen Caroline of Brunswick. Manuscript volume in ink, in divers hands, compiled by and for Lady Anne Hamilton, and possibly her sister, Lady Susan, Countess of Dunmore. Includes pieces copied... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Bagatelle)
1 volume (62 manuscript pages, 57 total leaves) + 1 insert
Commonplace book containing over 90 poems, epigrams, and riddles, many of which are illustrated with original watercolor vignetttes and decorative borders. A calligraphic title page ("La Bagatelle") is followed by a half title which reads:... more
Ward, Edward, -1842 or 1843?
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Ward, E. Translations of amatory poems)
1 volume (184 manuscript pages; 92 total leaves)
A number of biographical details of the Rev.d Edward Ward remain uncertain. His diary records his marriage to an unnamed bride on 5 June 1827 in Leghorn; marriage records reveal her to be Emma Crump (1800-1856). She was the daughter of the Rev.... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Eliza)
1 volume (75 total leaves, many blank)
Sketchbook and commonplace book of Eliza A. J., an otherwise unidentified, probably British woman who made entries circa 1825-1827. Contains 14 ink or ink-and-wash drawings, 8 watercolors, and 3 pages of manuscript transcriptions. Most drawings... more
Wray, George, 1781-1878
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Wray, G. Fragments)
1 volume (35 manuscript pages, 68 total leaves) + inserts
Notebook containing eleven manuscript poems, most apparently original. Some are in lament of the author's wife, Caroline, who died of childbed fever. Loosely inserted are six manuscript fragments and poems (two of which are copied into the... more
Harington, Cecilia, 1811-1844
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Smith, C.)
1 volume (122 manuscript pages; 87 total leaves)
Cecilia Smith was born on January 23, 1811, the fifth child of the Rev. Samuel Smith (1765-1841), later dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and his wife, Anne. In 1833 Cecilia married the Rev. Richard Harington (1800-1853), who became Principal of... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (9 manuscript pages, 6 total leaves)
Stitched fascicle of poems copied in a neat, unidentified hand; probably all from contemporary publications.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (30 total leaves, some blank) + 1 insert
Sewn notebook containing 26 manuscript pages in an unidentified early 19th century hand; most pieces apparently copied from contemporary British printed sources. The last seven leaves contain 32 mounted clippings from newspapers (one, at least,... more