Found 23 collections related to American poetry -- 20th century

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Robbins, John Jacob, 1895-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2585
Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1911-1953, concerns literary, theatrical and translating work as well as personal matters.... more
Haste, Gwendolen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1349
3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Gwendolen Haste (1889-1979) was an American poet. She wrote poems and short stories, worked in public relations at the General Foods Corporation from 1926 to 1954, and was active in the Poetry Society of America. She won the Nation Poetry Prize in... more
Pickett, Harold Edward, 1947-1988
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2423
Harold Edward Pickett (1947-1988) was a gay rights activist, journalist, poet,and editor. In 1980 he founded New York City News, a newsmagazine for the gay and lesbian community, and was editor/publisher until it ceased... more
Puring, John, 1873-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2503
1 linear foot (1 box)
John Puring (1873- ) was an American composer and poet. Collection consists of manuscripts of Puring's poems and songs.
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2590
8 linear feet (12 boxes, 1 package)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was an American poet. He lived in New York City and also worked at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Collection consists of the Lewis M. Isaacs (1877-1944) collection of E.A. Robinson's... more
Everts, Lillian, 1910-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 961
6.5 linear feet (18 boxes)
Lillian Everts (1910-1960) was a New York poet and writer (real name Lillian Epstein Levine). She conducted poetry workshops at the New York Public Library. Collection consists of Everts's correspondence with poets, editors, publishers, writers'... more
Lafferty, Robert Charles, 1880-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1681
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Charles Lafferty (1880- ) was an architect and engineer of New York City. Collection consists of letters, 1922-1954, from civic organizations and individuals regarding proposals made by Lafferty concerning New York City transit problems;... more
13th Moon, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1
16.17 linear feet (24 boxes)
13th Moon, a feminist literary magazine, was founded in 1973 by Ellen Marie Bissert. The magazine's records 1973-1984 contain editorial correspondence, project files on poetry readings and research projects, mechanicals and printed copies of the... more
Cohen, Aaron, 1936?-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 587
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Cohen (1936?-1989) was an American dancer, actor, stage manager, and teacher of stage movement and creative writing. He died of AIDS-related causes in 1989. Collection consists of typescripts and computer print-outs of Cohen's poems, many... more
Marx, Anne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1887
24.2 linear feet (58 boxes)
Anne Marx was a poet, lecturer and editor. She was vice-president of the Poetry Society of America in 1978 and regional president of the National League of American Pen Women in 1992. She died April 16, 2006. The collection contains correspondence... more
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 892
3 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, owned by the City of New York, has been open as a museum since 1917. Poe lived in the cottage, located in the Bronx, N.Y., from 1846 until his death in 1849. It was declared an official city landmark in 1966 and has... more
Eustace, Edward J., 1897-1971
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 953
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Edward J. Eustace (1897-1971) was an American poet, playwright and screenwriter for the Fox Film Corporation. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, drawings, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1920-1971, is with Eustace's... more
Lieberman, Elias, 1883-1969
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1755
7 linear feet (14 boxes, 23 v., 2 packages)
Elias Lieberman (1883-1969), educator and poet, was born in Russia but emigrated to the U.S. as a child. He worked in the New York City school system as a teacher, principal and associate superintendent of schools. His published works included... more
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2942
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes; 5 sound recordings)
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal... more
Berzen, Dorothy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 276
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Dorothy Berzen was an American poet in Brooklyn, N.Y. Collection consists of signed original (and carbon) typescript copies of poems written by Berzen. Also, letters, notes and cards from notable figures acknowledging receipt of her poems.
Miller, Mary Britton, 1883-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2001
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Mary Britton Miller (1883-1975) was a novelist and poet who wrote under the name of Isabel Bolton. She lived in New York City for most of her adult life and at one time was a volunteer social worker in Greenwich Village. Collection contains... more
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1907
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950), poet, novelist, and biographer, was born in Kansas and raised in Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1891 and practiced law for many years in Chicago, including a stint with Clarence Darrow, 1903-1911. However,... 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
Carroll, Jim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22985
21.77 linear feet (54 boxes, 9 oversized folders); 25.48 mb (113 computer files)
Jim Carroll was an American poet, diarist, and rock musician associated with the downtown arts scene in New York City. Carroll is known for his published diaries of youth and early adulthood and as vocalist and songwriter for the Jim Carroll Band.... more
Riding, Laura, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... more
Wellman, Mac
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-027
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Mac Wellman is an American playwright and poet, known for his experimental work in theatre. He is the author of more than 60 plays, including Cellophane, Terminal Hip, and Sincerity Forever. The Mac Wellman papers, Additions date from 1979 to 2008... more
Stark, Shirley, 1927-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 884
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Shirly Stark, born in New York City in 1927, was an African American artist, an art professor who specialized in sculpture, and a poet. Stark moved to Detroit, Michigan, with her second husband where she discovered her love of sculpting and began... more
Joans, Ted
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 716
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ted Joans was a painter, poet, trumpeter, and member of the New York Greenwich Village literary Beat Generation.The Ted Joans collection consists mainly of correspondence and notes (1969-2003).