Found 30 collections related to Poems

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Cowell, Olive Thompson, 1887-1984
Music Division | JPB 99-3
1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm; 1 item (44 leaves), 28 cm
Includes material on the career of composer Henry Cowell; encounters with many musicians and other artists, the founding of New Music and the New Music Society; an extended trip to Ireland, Russia, and points between in 1929 with Henry; various... more
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 280
.4 linear feet
Amiri Baraka's Collection of Unpublished Poetry consists of over two hundred poems, which, according to Baraka, were written between 1959 and 1965. With the exception of three poems, all are unpublished. Most items bear holograph corrections,... more
Begeleus, André Emilé 1935-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 75
.2 linear feet (1 print box)
The André Emile Begeleus Literary Collection (1967-1974) consists of unedited handwritten and typescript drafts of poems, essays, short stories and a short novel. His writings express his views about the survival of African Americans in the 1970s.... more
Davis, Ruby Sheppard
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 517
.4 linear feet
Actress, singer, poet, playwright. Private secretary to actor Leigh Whipper. Davis' scrapbooks include news clippings relating to Davis' career as a performer; and plays, fables, poems, jokes and gags written by Davis. Also, musical compositions... more
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-977
3.4 linear feet; 4 microfilm reels
Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. Biographical information about Hughes' life and activities. Hughes' writings form the largest series in the collection and consist of manuscripts, typescripts, and drafts of books, including NOT WITHOUT... more
Union Settlement Cultural Center (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 181
9 linear feet
Division of Union Settlement, an East Harlem settlement house. The Cultural Center, founded in 1917, incorporated music, art, drama, and literary activities in its programs. H. Blake Hobbs (1911-1973) was the director from 1958 until his death.... more
Last Poets (Group)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Mg 682
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains poems recited in the film, contracts, newspaper ad layouts, advertisements, press releases, a press kit, foreign correspondence regarding theater inquiries, national and international reviews of the film, articles about... more
Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 35
1.2 linear feet
Songwriter, poet. Material reflecting Razaf's career as a songwriter, lyricist, and poet. Papers consist of correspondence concerning the performance or publication of Razaf's work, and with Jean Blackwell Hutson, his second wife and the chief of... more
Wallace, Emmett Babe, 1909-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 56
3.5 linear feet
Emmett "Babe" Wallace is a singer, composer, actor and writer. He has performed in cabarets, musical revues, films and the theater. As a composer and writer, he has produced a voluminous body of musical compositions, poetry essays and journals.... more
Joseph, Helen Haiman
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2013-145
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Helen Haiman Joseph (1888-1978) was a puppeteer who specialized in marionettes. The collection, dated from 1907 to 1959, focuses on Joseph's professional career as a master puppeteer and her family life. The files hold correspondence, photographs,... more
Judd, Ida Benfey
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-055
2.2 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Ida Benfey Judd (circa 1859-1952) was an American storyteller and founding president of the Mark Twain Association. The collection dates from 1870 to 1952 and contains correspondence, programs, writings, and other materials that relate to her... more
Bernstein, Theresa
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18374
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Theresa Bernstein (1890-2002) was an artist and writer known for her cityscape paintings of New York City. The Theresa Bernstein letters to the Futransky family (1958-1991) consists of 59 letters from Theresa Bernstein to the family written during... more
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4846
Personal Papers consisting of correspondence, 1926-1946; educational and financial papers; resumes detailing Bennett's teaching and literary career; photographs; and diaries, 1925, 1936, and 1958. Bennett's Professional and Literary Activities are... more
Cosme, Eusebia
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3619
Correspondence, personal papers, contracts, poems including some written about Cosme, essays, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, scripts including radio scripts, certificates, posters, and photographs, relating mainly to Cosme's career,... 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
Neal, Larry, 1937-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 344
The Larry Neal Papers document his role as a writer/editor and seminal figure in the Black Arts Movement, and consists principally of Neal's diverse forms of writings, including essays, scripts, screenplays, poems, short stories and anthologies.... more
Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 47
Correspondence, plays, poems, sketches, and song lyrics by Whipper and others, including a musical comedy by Whipper and Porter Grainger entitled "We's Risin': A Story of the Simple Life in the Souls of Black Folk." Majority of the correspondence... more
Horowitz, Michael, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18595
.52 linear feet (1 box, 1 folder)
The collection contains correspondence, ephemera, publications, offprints of clinical studies, audio recordings, and other items documenting or commemorating the work of Timothy Leary, and a number of his associates and related entities, including... more
George, Stefan, 1868-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18586
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Stefan George (1868-1933) was a German poet, philosopher, editor, and head of the Georgekreis (George Circle), an influential group of German academics and thinkers in the first decades of the 20th century. The Stefan George letters to Ernst... more
Russell, Arthur
Music Division | JPB 16-14
9.3 linear feet (23 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
Arthur Russell (1951-1992) was a multi-genre singer-songwriter, cellist, and record producer. The collection dates from 1960 to 2005 (bulk 1974-1991) and documents Russell's creative process, output, and reception through written and recorded... more
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll 24887
.08 linear feet (1 custom document box)
Kenneth Koch (1925-2002) was an American poet, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer. Kenneth Koch letters, 1961 and 1967, comprise his typed letter signed (2 pages) to "Don," dated [1961] February 10 at 69 Perry... more
Smith, Joe, 1884-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-015
2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were partners in one of vaudeville’s most famous and successful comedy acts, later translating many of their most popular sketches to other media, including radio, motion pictures and television. The Smith and Dale... more
Manchanda, Claudia
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 692
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Claudia Jones (1915-1964) was a political activist, communist, journalist, and community leader. The Claudia Jones Memorial collection consists primarily of printed matter apparently owned by Jones.
Holt, Stella
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 226
.4 linear feet
Founder and director of the Greenwich Mews Theatre. Correspondence, 1946-1948, news clippings, broadsides, programs, and sheet music relating to various productions done at the Greenwich Mews Theatre as well as to the Citizen's Council of the... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 623
.15 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
Claude McKay, born in Jamaica, is known as one of the major artists of the Harlem Renaissance, and authored several published and unpublished poems and novels. The Claude McKay collection (additions) consists of correspondence, manuscripts, a... 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
Randolph, Jeremy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 165
9.2 linear feet
Jeremy Randolph, an African-American actor, poet, playwright and founder of independent publishing houses, was born in 1947 in La Grange, Texas. In ca. 1970 he and Georgia Nicholas co-founded Rannick Playwrights Company, publisher and producer of... more
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 790
, .4 linear feet (one archival box.)
Jewelle Gomez is a self-identified "Black", "Native", lesbian feminist poet, and playwright. She has published nine books, including three books of poetry, a novel, a play, an essay collection, and two books of collaboration. Gomez is best known... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1233
2.56 linear feet (1 reel, 6 boxes)
Author, poet. Born in Jamaica. Correspondence and manuscripts of McKay's works, both published and unpublished, including "Banjo," "Banana Bottom," "Harlem Glory," and "Romance in Marseilles." Included are letters with Max Eastman, from Louise... more
Reeves-Smith, Olive, 1894-1972
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1962-002
The papers of Olive Reeves-Smith consist of correspondence, clippings, personal papers, programs, scrapbooks, sheet music, and photographs. Also included are the papers of Harry Reeves-Smith and those of her actorhusband Fuller Mellish, Jr.
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