Found 59 collections related to Poets

Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4647
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Theodore Tilton was an American abolitionist, newspaper editor, poet, and supporter of women's rights, who brought suit against Henry Ward Beecher in 1874 for adultery with his wife Elizabeth R. Tilton. Collection consists of miscellaneous... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4174
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) was a Unitarian theologian. His nephew, also named William Ellery Channing (1817-1901), was a poet and biographer of Henry Thoreau. The collection contains outgoing letters from both Channing the clergyman, and... more
Clark, Willis Gaylord, 1808-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4202
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Willis Gaylord Clark (1808-1841) was an American poet, and the twin brother of editor Lewis Gaylord Clark. Willis Gaylord Clark (1808-1841) was an American poet, and the twin brother of editor Lewis Gaylord Clark. The papers consist predominantly... more
Cefischer, 1900-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1005
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A manuscript volume of songs and poems by Charles Fischer written in New York in 1850. The tile is also given as Liedersammlung fur C(h)arles Fischer. Flyleaf inscribed Franziska Nordhoff. Some poems have been scratched out or otherwise emended,... more
Mistral, Frédéric, 1830-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4550
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Nine letters and three manuscript poems by French poet Federic Mistral, along with an autograph manuscript signed Lou Cascarelet, a pseudonym used by Mistral, Joseph Roumanille, Anselme Mathieu, and other Provençal poets
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 9786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1818-1877) was an American writer, historian and poet. She is remembered as the first writer to record the lives of women who contributed to the American Revolutionary War. The papers consist predominantly of letters written... more
Cowper, William, 1731-1800
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4256
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Cowper (1731-1800) was an English poet and writer of hymns whose works, often celebrating the mundane or pastoral, are considered forerunners of Romantic poetry. The collection consists of letters from Cowper, one undated and to an... more
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4417
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One holograph letter from Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) to English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer David Garrick (1717-1779) regarding a piece written by Goldsmith. Letter includes Garrick's reply
Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4433
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists mainly of letters, generally social in nature, from American poet and satirist Fitz-Greene Halleck to various parties including his sister, Maria, and newspaper editor and politician Theophilus Carey Callicot. Also present... more
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
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
Webb, John, 1768-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3251
1 v
John Webb (1768-1840) was a weaver and poet. Typescript copy of his recollections of his ancestry back to 1674; letters to his family and friends; accounts of his travels in England; and comments on contemporary English life, particularly in... more
Embury, Emma C. (Emma Catherine), 1806-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 921
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
Emma Catherine Manley Embury (1806-1863) was an American poet and novelist who was a frequent contributor, under the pen-name Ianthe, to popular periodicals. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial and legal papers, notebooks... more
Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2742
.58 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frank Dempster Sherman was a professor and poet, as well as the author of The Ancestry of James Morgan Sherman and his Descendants. His papers contain letters and documents collected while compiling the Sherman family genealogy
Fenno family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 987
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of commonplace book, and miscellaneous poetry and writings of the Fenno family, principally August and Henry Fenno.
Jones family
Manuscripts and Archives Division
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, law papers, receipts, genealogical sketches, obituaries, and other papers of Samuel Jones (1734-1819) and of the Jones and related families of Long Island, N.Y., and New York City. Includes... more
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Koch [Text]
112.98 linear feet (269 boxes)
Kenneth Koch was an American poet, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer. The Kenneth Koch papers document the personal and professional activities of the writer, Kenneth Koch. Holograph and typescript drafts... more
Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3633
1 folder
Joel Barlow (1754-1812) was an American poet, businessman, and diplomat. The collection consists of miscellaneous autograph material, transcripts and printed matter reflecting Joel Barlow's personal, business and literary affairs, and his... 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.
Dunn, Julia Elizabeth, 1851-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 862
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Julia Elizabeth Dunn (1851-1887) was a music teacher and poet of Boston, Mass. Collection consists of letters to Dunn from author Eugene Field, her classmate at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois; and letters, 1871-1882, from Dunn's German music... more
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.
Owens, Rochelle
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-052
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Rochelle Owens papers contain photocopied scripts of several of her plays, with related materials, as well as recordings of her poetry.
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
Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1051
7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Jeanne R. Foster (1879-1970), creator of the collection, was an American poet, assistant editor of The Review of Reviews and American editor of Transatlantic Review. She met a significant group of writers, poets and artists through John Quinn who... 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
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2891
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) was an American poet, author, editor, and literary critic. He worked as a customs inspector and in the Dept. of Docks in New York City; then as literary reviewer for the New York World from 1871 to 1876; city... more
Brooks, Maria Gowen, 1794 or 1795-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 407
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of Brooks's correspondence, some copies, relating to her work and to personal matters, and poems including manuscript of Zophiël with revisions and comments. Correspondents include W.B. Force, Rufus Griswold, Fitz-Greene... more
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2942
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes; 5 sound recordings)
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal... more
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2441
.75 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, and critic. The collection contains a holograph manuscript of the poem "Eulalie," a roll manuscript of "Thou Art the Man," fragments of extracts of periodical criticism, an undated fragment on... more
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