Found 87 collections related to Poems

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Henrici, Ernst, 1854-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1381
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume containing manuscript copies of two works by Ernst Henrici which he compiled between 1902 and 1904 while living in Baltimore, Maryland. The two stories included are Die Aztekenblume; and Indiana, which he notes was drafted in 1897 in... 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
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
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
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
Khlebnikov, Velimir, 1885-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19049
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Velimir Khlebnikov manuscripts consist of five manuscript versions of the following published and unpublished poems: S utroboĭ medno︠i︡u (first line); Minin-nizhegorode︠t︡s (first line); O stroenii vremeni; Adam za adamom (first line); and Denʹ... more
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4601
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters of American poet E. A. Robinson to various individuals written between 1918 and 1934 generally relating to writing, publishing, and recommendations for reading and study; a draft of a letter relating to copyright; and signed typescript of... 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