Found 23 collections related to Poems

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 pages (double sheet), 33 cm (folio); 4 pages (double sheet), 33 cm (folio)
· Manuscript poem copied in the hand of "Miss Hazlet" [possibly Margaret Hazlitt (1770-1841)]. Nine ten-line stanzas; begins, "Oh! shame to thee, land of the Gaul, / Oh! shame to thy children and thee ...." Published in various 19th century... more
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4623
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lydia Huntley Sigourney, born Lydia Howard Huntley, was a 19th century American poet and educator. Her letters discuss social engagements; the education of young ladies in Connecticut; books of interest or purchased; and matters relating to the... more
Wagner, Minna, 1809-1866
Music Division | JOB 91-33
19 items
Anonymous ms. poem addressed to Minna Planer as Sena in Solomon's Judgment, 1833 Feb. 14 ; 15 ALS, including 2 from Anton Hübsch of Königsberg, offering engagements at various theaters in Germany, 1833 Dec. 23 - 1836 March 6 ; 1 ALS from Minna... more
Whitney, Sarah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3319
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A volume of verses contributed to Sarah Whitney by her friends. Dated at Boston, Cooperstown, Etc., 1825-1829
Steele, William, 1762-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18147
1 v, 29 cm; 1 v, 29 cm
William Steele (1762-1851) and his wife Mary Dayton Steele (1769-1834) resided with their family in New Jersey and later moved to upstate New York. William Steele was born in New York City and served in the Revolutionary War. In 1791 he married... 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
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Consists of several brief notes written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, mostly relating to social engagements, and manuscript copies of verses "Reichthum und Blute," and "Der Gute Schenke Spricht," which notes that it is a translation from the... more
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
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4380
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James T. Fields was an American author and publisher. His papers consist of a manuscript poem titled "An Invitation," as well as letters and ephemera. The letters are outgoing, and pertain mainly to social matters and subscriptions to various... more
Gilbert, George B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4405
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Gilbert family papers consist of correspondence, mainly letters to George B. Gilbert of New York City, and to Mrs. Maria R. M. Gilbert from her brothers, sister, and other relatives. Some letters relate to George B. Gilbert's work with the... more
Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4556
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and poems of American editor, poet, and songwriter, George Pope Morris. Letters relate chiefly to a falling out between Morris and James Watson Webb, and to the business of publishing. An emended manuscript draft of his poem "The... more
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4569
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection includes original and transcribed letters and other material by English-American political theorist Thomas Paine. Original material includes a January 14, 1779, letter to Henry Laurens with an account of "monies rec'd since I have been... more
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
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
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4531
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists chiefly of thirty-three letters from American soldier and politician George B. McClellan to New Jersey politician Theodore Frelinghuysen Randolph, 1869 to 1880, relating to mining interest and New Jersey politics; and several... more
Bieber, Albert A. (Albert Aloysius), 1888-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 298
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Aloysius Bieber was a book dealer located successively in New York City, West Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manasquan, New Jersey. These papers include letters from customers (including bibliographers, collectors, authors, college professors,... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 196
29 linear feet (42 boxes, 37 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, dispatches, writings by Bancroft and others, legal papers and accounts, clippings, notes, photographs, and research materials. General correspondence, 1823-1890, contains Bancroft's correspondence, 1847-1849,... more
Ford, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler), 1826-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1038
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes)
Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford was an educated nineteenth-century women who wrote prolifically from adolescence until her death in 1893. Her work was published in a variety of contemporary literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. She was the... more
Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5858
Writings and research files, along with personal papers, and corrrespondence documenting Davis' multifaceted career, 1923-1972. Includes material on the AMERICAN NEGRO REFERENCE BOOK, 1966, edited by Davis; papers relating to Frederick Douglass,... more
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4677
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1882) was an American poet, journalist and abolitionist. The collection consists of autograph letters written to various parties regarding literary, political and personal matters; autograph verses signed; and... more
Friedman, Phil, 1921-1988
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss-2004-019
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Philburn (Phil) Friedman (1921-1988) was an American stage manager. Friedman managed numerous Broadway and West Coast theater productions, many of them musicals, including Kismet (1953), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961),... more
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