Found 60 collections related to Poets

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.
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
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
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
Morgan, Angela, ca. 1875-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2057
31.3 linear feet (84 boxes)
Angela Morgan (ca. 1875-1957) was an American author, poet and journalist. Papers include correspondence, literary manuscripts and notes, articles and lectures, notebooks, photographs and sound recordings which document Angela Morgan's life and... more
Webb, John, 1768-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3251
1 v
John Webb (1768-1840) was a weaver and poet. Typescript copy of his recollections of his ancestry back to 1674; letters to his family and friends; accounts of his travels in England; and comments on contemporary English life, particularly in... 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
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1265
.8 linear feet (9 v.)
Arthur Guiterman (1871-1943) was an American poet and librettist. Collection consists of six scrapbooks of poems by Guiterman clipped from newspapers and periodicals, one scrapbook with personal clippings, and two scrapbooks of memorabilia... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Koch [Text]
112.98 linear feet (269 boxes)
Kenneth Koch was an American poet, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer. The Kenneth Koch papers document the personal and professional activities of the writer, Kenneth Koch. Holograph and typescript drafts... 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
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2441
.75 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, and critic. The collection contains a holograph manuscript of the poem "Eulalie," a roll manuscript of "Thou Art the Man," fragments of extracts of periodical criticism, an undated fragment on... 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
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.
Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2742
.58 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frank Dempster Sherman was a professor and poet, as well as the author of The Ancestry of James Morgan Sherman and his Descendants. His papers contain letters and documents collected while compiling the Sherman family genealogy
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