Found 42 collections related to Poems

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
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
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4636
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several brief letters and autographs of American abolitionist and author Harriet Beecher Stowe, and a draft of a letter to the editor of the [New York?] Tribune regarding life in Florida dated February 8, 1877. Also includes a copy of the poem... more
Taylor, Joseph F.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4640
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters to and from publisher Joseph F. Taylor concerning J. F. Taylor &Company and related business matters; professional and social engagements; and a manuscript copy of the poem "American for Me" by Henry Van Dyke in Van Dyke's hand,... more
Herwegh, Georg, 1817-1875
Music Division | JOB 91-42
1 item
Georg Herwegh, a German poet, was a friend of composer Richard Wagner. Clipping of a poem which deals humorously with Wagner's Munich experiences. The former owner Mrs. Burrell dates it as of 1865. The article, in an unidentified publication,... more
Winter, William, 1836-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3361
.52 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
This collection holds papers of the American poet and critic William Winter, with correspondence, manuscript poems, a biographical sketch by his son, Jefferson Winter, and a printed catalogue from the sale of his library and effects after death.... 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
Fraternity (Literary Club)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1071
.86 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes)
Volumes of the manuscript periodical issued and privately circulated by The Fraternity, a social literary club, between 1877 and 1878. Issues contain poems, short stories, essays, and letters, as well as pen and ink, pencil, and painted... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 981
.02 linear feet (1 volume)
One of twenty-five privately published copies of a memorial to the family dog, Fay, who died "of apoplexy" in Brooklyn in 1879. The volume contains a poem on the loss of Fay, and transcriptions of letters written about Fay and his death by his... 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
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
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
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
McElhenny, H. H.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4533
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two manuscript poems with annotations by H. H. McElhenny: "New York City Lunatic Asylum" and "The Union Volunteer."
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
Pérez Bonalde, Juan Antonio, 1846-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4577
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Juan Antonio Pérez Bonalde (1846-1892) was a Venezuelan translator and poet. Letters in the collection date between 1879 and 1888 and relate both to his poetry and his work as a translator. Several manuscript poems are also present. In Spanish,... 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
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4452
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician and poet. The miscellany includes brief notes regarding speaking engagements, requests for autographs, acknowledgments of gifts received, and other social matters; and several... 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
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4440
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and manuscript material by American author Bret Harte, as well as a document generated in his capacity as United States Consul in Glasgow, Scotland. Material includes holograph copies of his poems "Truthful James to the... 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
Beeks, James Crisfield
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4830
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Beeks family papers consist mainly of personal correspondence. Also included are manuscripts, a commonplace book, a few photographs, and other personal miscellany. The bulk of the material dates between 1899-1928, and includes a letterpress... more
Fritsch, Bianca
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1086
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary of Bianca Fritsch, Jan. 1-20, 1892, probably kept while training to be a nurse; also two notebooks of poems by Goethe, Hebbel, Rükert, and others. In German
Kolar, Auguste
Music Division | JOB 87-1
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Auguste Kolar was a Bohemian pianist active in Prague and Vienna from about 1859 to 1874. Born in Prague, she studied there with Josef Proksch. In 1865 she performed a 2-piano work in a concert with Clara Schumann. After her marriage to Dr.... more
White, David H., 1945-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18072
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Notebook, presumed to belong to David Henry White, containing 83 doggerel poems in which are embedded names, addresses, and cities of the friends of the writer and compiler of the notebook. Poems contain commentary on political and social issues... 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
Pech, James, b. 1830
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2362
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript copy of Fugitive Lays of Love and Friendship, 1866, by James Pech, Doctor of Music at New College, Oxford
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
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.