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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
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 9786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1818-1877) was an American writer, historian and poet. She is remembered as the first writer to record the lives of women who contributed to the American Revolutionary War. The papers consist predominantly of letters written... more
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4417
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One holograph letter from Anglo-Irish author Oliver Goldsmith (1730-1774) to English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer David Garrick (1717-1779) regarding a piece written by Goldsmith. Letter includes Garrick's reply
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
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
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... more
Milton, John, 1608-1674
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2011
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Milton (1608-1674) was an English poet. He composed sonnets and epic poetry including Paradise Lost, and also wrote tracts concerning political and social issues. Collection consists of one letter from Milton to Carlo Dati (1647 April),... more
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 778
Babette Deutsch (1895-1982) was a poet, author and critic. Collection consists of correspondence, copies of her published and unpublished works, research and teaching notes, personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.
Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1051
7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Jeanne R. Foster (1879-1970), creator of the collection, was an American poet, assistant editor of The Review of Reviews and American editor of Transatlantic Review. She met a significant group of writers, poets and artists through John Quinn who... more
Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2296
5.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a member of the bohemian circle of poets, artists and intellectuals that flourished in Greenwich Village, New York, during the 1910s. He began his career writing short stories... more
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1154
22 linear feet (46 boxes)
Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly. He was active in many civic improvement and public service organizations. Collection... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... more
Fenno family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 987
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of commonplace book, and miscellaneous poetry and writings of the Fenno family, principally August and Henry Fenno.
Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3633
1 folder
Joel Barlow (1754-1812) was an American poet, businessman, and diplomat. The collection consists of miscellaneous autograph material, transcripts and printed matter reflecting Joel Barlow's personal, business and literary affairs, and his... more
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
Embury, Emma C. (Emma Catherine), 1806-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 921
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
Emma Catherine Manley Embury (1806-1863) was an American poet and novelist who was a frequent contributor, under the pen-name Ianthe, to popular periodicals. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial and legal papers, notebooks... 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
Turcotte, James, 1945-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3047
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
James Turcotte (1945-1993) was an American art gallery owner and tax advisor who began writing in the late 1960s. At first he wrote fiction and free verse reflecting his experiences as a gay man, father, drug user, and resident of Los Angeles and... more
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2022
5.25 linear feet (6 boxes)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935), American poet and playwright, used the pseudonym John Philip Varley. His best-known plays were Becky Sharp (1899) and The New York Idea (1906). He taught playwriting at the University of Pennsylvania from 1928... 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.
Jones family
Manuscripts and Archives Division
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, law papers, receipts, genealogical sketches, obituaries, and other papers of Samuel Jones (1734-1819) and of the Jones and related families of Long Island, N.Y., and New York City. Includes... more
Brooks, Maria Gowen, 1794 or 1795-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 407
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Collection consists of Brooks's correspondence, some copies, relating to her work and to personal matters, and poems including manuscript of Zophiël with revisions and comments. Correspondents include W.B. Force, Rufus Griswold, Fitz-Greene... more
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
Dunn, Julia Elizabeth, 1851-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 862
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Julia Elizabeth Dunn (1851-1887) was a music teacher and poet of Boston, Mass. Collection consists of letters to Dunn from author Eugene Field, her classmate at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois; and letters, 1871-1882, from Dunn's German music... more
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2891
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) was an American poet, author, editor, and literary critic. He worked as a customs inspector and in the Dept. of Docks in New York City; then as literary reviewer for the New York World from 1871 to 1876; city... more
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1575
13 linear feet (12 boxes; 57 volumes)
The Robert Underwood Johnson papers document Johnson's personal and professional life from 1875 until his death in 1937. Johnson, born in 1853, served on the staff of The Century Magazine until 1913, eventually rising to... more
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... 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
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