Found 33 collections related to Poetry

Straub, Carlyle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2088
.87 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers were used by Carlyle Straub in preparing the publication Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry, Poe Memorial Edition (1938). They include poems in the handwriting of many of the contributors, and letters from some of them; cards from... more
Potter, Reuben M. (Reuben Marmaduke), 1802-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2476
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Reuben M. Potter was born in New Jersey in 1802. From 1827 to 1833 he was an agent of a commercial house in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, after which he served as the customs comptroller at Galveston, Texas. In December 1846 Potter became... more
Arnold, Edwin, sir, 1832-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 132
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir Edwin Arnold was a 19th century English poet and journalist. The collection contains 14 items, including a partly autographed copy of Arnold's poem "Potiphar's Wife," a tracing of "Japonica No. 3," letters from Arnold to Robert Bloom, a... 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
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15701
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of five satirical songs and poems, some likely in the hand of James Alexander, relating to affairs in New York under the administration of Governor William Cosby, 1732-1736
Won
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3379
1.33 linear feet (1 other item)
The rubaiyat of the spirit, by Won; a collection of mystical quatrains and calligraphic painting, which attempts to show the evolution of inflected verse forms into positional prosody
Black, George F. (Printer)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1773
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Poems and songs in modern Irish by various authors, including Eogan o Suiluibhain, who may be the Eoghan Rua Ó Súilleabháin ("Red Owen") who died ca. 1784. Also present are poems by Padraig Cundun. Negative photostats
Saaling, Julie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2658
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Album of German verse with English translations, made in 1821 by Julie and Marianne Saaling as a tribute to George Bancroft
Smithson, Frank, -1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2797
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Frank Smithson papers date from 1879 to 1919 and include correspondence; synopses of musical comedies and plays; poems; diagrams and plans; and copies of a provisional specification of Smithson's invention for "Improvements in or relating to... more
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 758
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Daniel Defoe wrote Golden Age Returned, a political satire in verse, ca. 1690
La Meri, 1898-1988
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 207
6 linear feet (8 boxes)
La Meri was a dancer of ethnic dances, a teacher of ethnic dance and a writer of poetry. She taught Mexican and Spanish and East Indean dance. She established small companies that both toured and performed at festivals. La Meri's school during the... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
33 linear feet (68 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American-born playwright and poet. He is best known for his plays Terminal Hip, Bad Penny, Crowbar and Sincerity Forever,... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm; 38 manuscript pages (20 total leaves), 32 cm
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff marbled covers, containing over fifty poems and extracts in a single, neat, unidentified hand. The first sixteen pieces are copied from Elizabeth Anne Le Noir's Village Anecdotes (1804). Most of the other pieces are,... more
Wing, Marianne, 1819?-1892
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Wing, M.)
74 manuscript pages (79 total leaves, some blank)
Marianne Wing was born about 1819 in Braintree, Essex, England, the daughter of William Wing. By 1851 she was living in Chelmsford with her husband, William Abbott, a retired farmer, and their two young children, Joseph William and Clara Maria.... more
Harington, Cecilia, 1811-1844
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Smith, C.)
1 volume (122 manuscript pages; 87 total leaves)
Cecilia Smith was born on January 23, 1811, the fifth child of the Rev. Samuel Smith (1765-1841), later dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and his wife, Anne. In 1833 Cecilia married the Rev. Richard Harington (1800-1853), who became Principal of... more
Menzies, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1965
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Menzies of Philadelphia created this volume. The first section contains an account of his adventures (using the alias John Little) beginning in the years 1793-1794, including those on a slave-trading ship from Liverpool to the Congo, thence... more
Ward, Edward, -1842 or 1843?
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Ward, E. Translations of amatory poems)
1 volume (184 manuscript pages; 92 total leaves)
A number of biographical details of the Rev.d Edward Ward remain uncertain. His diary records his marriage to an unnamed bride on 5 June 1827 in Leghorn; marriage records reveal her to be Emma Crump (1800-1856). She was the daughter of the Rev.... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Bagatelle)
1 volume (62 manuscript pages, 57 total leaves) + 1 insert
Commonplace book containing over 90 poems, epigrams, and riddles, many of which are illustrated with original watercolor vignetttes and decorative borders. A calligraphic title page ("La Bagatelle") is followed by a half title which reads:... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Eliza)
1 volume (75 total leaves, many blank)
Sketchbook and commonplace book of Eliza A. J., an otherwise unidentified, probably British woman who made entries circa 1825-1827. Contains 14 ink or ink-and-wash drawings, 8 watercolors, and 3 pages of manuscript transcriptions. Most drawings... more
Wray, George, 1781-1878
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Wray, G. Fragments)
1 volume (35 manuscript pages, 68 total leaves) + inserts
Notebook containing eleven manuscript poems, most apparently original. Some are in lament of the author's wife, Caroline, who died of childbed fever. Loosely inserted are six manuscript fragments and poems (two of which are copied into the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
34 manuscript pages (20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff drab covers, containing six poems, a verse fragment, and one newspaper article copied in a single unidentified hand. The poems include: "On the Invention of Letters" ("Tell me what genius did the art invent"); "Ode... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (23 manuscript pages; 20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook containing fourteen manuscript pieces, chiefly poems copied from known eighteenth-century English writers, in unidentified divers hands. Three poems are by "W. H., aged 15," and are apparently unpublished. There is a light pencil... more
Hudson, Margaret, 1800-1860
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Hudson, M.)
1 volume (82 total leaves, some blank) + inserts
Margaret Williams was born on April 6, 1800 in Calcutta, to Robert Williams, a merchant and auctioneer, and his wife, Margaret. Robert Williams died in 1813, leaving his wife to care for Margaret and six other daughters; charitable subscriptions... more
Vergès, Eugénie de, 1774-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Vergès, E.)
2 volumes
Eugénie de Vergès, née Choppin d'Arnouville. She was born on September 13, 1774 to René Choppin d'Arnouville, chevalier, a counsellor to Louis XV and president of the Cour des Monnaies; and his wife, Marguerite-Élizabeth... more
Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)
1 volume (182 leaves, some blank) + inserts
Lady Anne Hamilton, Scots-born courtier and friend of Queen Caroline of Brunswick. Manuscript volume in ink, in divers hands, compiled by and for Lady Anne Hamilton, and possibly her sister, Lady Susan, Countess of Dunmore. Includes pieces copied... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (30 total leaves, some blank) + 1 insert
Sewn notebook containing 26 manuscript pages in an unidentified early 19th century hand; most pieces apparently copied from contemporary British printed sources. The last seven leaves contain 32 mounted clippings from newspapers (one, at least,... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (9 manuscript pages, 6 total leaves)
Stitched fascicle of poems copied in a neat, unidentified hand; probably all from contemporary publications.
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Clemens
717 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of portraits, pictorial works, manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence from, to, and about the author, a diary for 1885, a notebook for 1895, portraits, and pictorial works.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Emerson
180 items
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1821 to 1912 (bulk 1837-1882) with some undated material. The collection is particularly strong on poetry, including over twenty poems in manuscript, most from Emerson's earlier period. The... more
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, N
351 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, as well as his Italian diary kept in 1859, journals for 1842 through 1855, a notebook for 1858, a commonplace book, and financial and legal documents.