Found 32 collections related to American poetry -- 20th century

Jackson, Laura Riding, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... more
Lafferty, Robert Charles, 1880-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1681
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Charles Lafferty (1880- ) was an architect and engineer of New York City. Collection consists of letters, 1922-1954, from civic organizations and individuals regarding proposals made by Lafferty concerning New York City transit problems;... more
Straub, Carlyle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2088
.87 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers were used by Carlyle Straub in preparing the publication Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry, Poe Memorial Edition (1938). They include poems in the handwriting of many of the contributors, and letters from some of them; cards from... more
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6359
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Autograph manuscript of poem beginning "Thou liest Will, But Thou Art Right in it," apparently unpublished, written circa 1907-1912
Cohen, Aaron, 1936?-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 587
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Cohen (1936?-1989) was an American dancer, actor, stage manager, and teacher of stage movement and creative writing. He died of AIDS-related causes in 1989. Collection consists of typescripts and computer print-outs of Cohen's poems, many... more
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3133
44 p
Published in his Collected poems, by Henry Holt & Co., N.Y., 1939.
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1265
.8 linear feet (9 v.)
Arthur Guiterman (1871-1943) was an American poet and librettist. Collection consists of six scrapbooks of poems by Guiterman clipped from newspapers and periodicals, one scrapbook with personal clippings, and two scrapbooks of memorabilia... more
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 892
3 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, owned by the City of New York, has been open as a museum since 1917. Poe lived in the cottage, located in the Bronx, N.Y., from 1846 until his death in 1849. It was declared an official city landmark in 1966 and has... more
Parrott, John Horton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2344
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Volume of manuscript poems by John Horton Parrott of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Most of the poems were written in 1904 "during an interval of enforced leisure", though a few date as early as 1893. Includes letters from the author
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4540
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Mainly consists of letters written by Masters between 1928-1936 to "Harry." Most are on stationery from the Hotel Chelsea, and many use the pseudonyms Lute Puckett and Dr. Lucius Atherton. also included are a typescript of his sonnet series "The... more
Puring, John, 1873-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2503
1 linear foot (1 box)
John Puring (1873- ) was an American composer and poet. Collection consists of manuscripts of Puring's poems and songs.
Berzen, Dorothy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 276
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Dorothy Berzen was an American poet in Brooklyn, N.Y. Collection consists of signed original (and carbon) typescript copies of poems written by Berzen. Also, letters, notes and cards from notable figures acknowledging receipt of her poems.
Lieberman, Elias, 1883-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1755
7 linear feet (14 boxes, 23 v., 2 packages)
Elias Lieberman (1883-1969), educator and poet, was born in Russia but emigrated to the U.S. as a child. He worked in the New York City school system as a teacher, principal and associate superintendent of schools. His published works included... more
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... more
13th Moon, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1
16.17 linear feet (24 boxes)
13th Moon, a feminist literary magazine, was founded in 1973 by Ellen Marie Bissert. The magazine's records 1973-1984 contain editorial correspondence, project files on poetry readings and research projects, mechanicals and printed copies of the... more
Poetry Society of America
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2444
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Poetry Society of America (PSA) was founded in 1910 in New York City "to aid poets and poetry". Members are professional practicing poets; associate members are critics, lecturers, librarians, educators, and patrons. The Society maintains a... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2590
8 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 package)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an American poet. He lived in New York City and also worked at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Collection consists of the Lewis M. Isaacs (1877-1944) collection of E.A. Robinson's... more
Grant, Ethel Watts Mumford, 1878-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2080
Collection contains Mumford's writings, legal papers, correspondence, art work, and printed matter. Writings consist primarily of manuscripts of her plays with some short stories, poems, musical lyrics, and clippings of a literary column she wrote... more
King, Frederick Allen, 1865-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1646
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frederick Allen King (1865-1939) was editor of the Literary Digest in New York City from 1909 to 1933. Collection contains King's editorial and personal papers. Editorial materials consist of correspondence, submissions of poetry and clippings.... more
Phillips, Henry Albert, 1880-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2411
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Albert Phillips (1880-1951) was an American author, editor and lecturer. He was associate editor of several magazines and lectured in New York City between 1909 and 1918. His extensive travels were the basis for numerous books and articles.... more
Miller, Mary Britton, 1883-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2001
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Mary Britton Miller (1883-1975) was a novelist and poet who wrote under the name of Isabel Bolton. She lived in New York City for most of her adult life and at one time was a volunteer social worker in Greenwich Village. Collection contains... more
Eustace, Edward J., 1897-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 953
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Edward J. Eustace (1897-1971) was an American poet, playwright and screenwriter for the Fox Film Corporation. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, drawings, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1920-1971, is with Eustace's... more
Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2585
Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1911-1953, concerns literary, theatrical and translating work as well as personal matters.... more
Everts, Lillian, 1910-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 961
6.5 linear feet (18 boxes)
Lillian Everts (1910-1960) was a New York poet and writer (real name Lillian Epstein Levine). She conducted poetry workshops at the New York Public Library. Collection consists of Everts's correspondence with poets, editors, publishers, writers'... more
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1907
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950), poet, novelist, and biographer, was born in Kansas and raised in Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1891 and practiced law for many years in Chicago, including a stint with Clarence Darrow, 1903-1911. However,... more
Haste, Gwendolen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1349
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gwendolen Haste (1889-1979) was an American poet. She wrote poems and short stories, worked in public relations at the General Foods Corporation from 1926 to 1954, and was active in the Poetry Society of America. She won the Nation Poetry Prize in... more
Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2296
5.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a member of the bohemian circle of poets, artists and intellectuals that flourished in Greenwich Village, New York, during the 1910s. He began his career writing short stories... more
Pickett, Harold Edward, 1947-1988
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2423
Harold Edward Pickett (1947-1988) was a gay rights activist, journalist, poet,and editor. In 1980 he founded New York City News, a newsmagazine for the gay and lesbian community, and was editor/publisher until it ceased... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American playwright and poet, known for his experimental work in theatre. He is the author of more than 60 plays, including Cellophane, Terminal Hip, and Sincerity Forever. The Mac Wellman papers, Additions date from 1979 to 2008... more
Carroll, Jim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22985
21.77 linear feet (54 boxes, 9 oversized folders); 25.48 mb (113 computer files)
Jim Carroll was an American poet, diarist, and rock musician associated with the downtown arts scene in New York City. Carroll is known for his published diaries of youth and early adulthood and as vocalist and songwriter for the Jim Carroll Band.... more