Found 87 collections related to Poems

Hurston, Zora Neale
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 130
16 items
Zora Neale Hurston (1901?-1960) author of several novels, short stories, poetry and an autobiography, was a trained anthropologist who also wrote ethnographic studies. Writings consisting of nine poems and one short story entitled "The Conversion... more
Pech, James, b. 1830
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2362
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript copy of Fugitive Lays of Love and Friendship, 1866, by James Pech, Doctor of Music at New College, Oxford
Parrott, John Horton
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2344
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Volume of manuscript poems by John Horton Parrott of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Most of the poems were written in 1904 "during an interval of enforced leisure", though a few date as early as 1893. Includes letters from the author
Cosme, Eusebia
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3619
Correspondence, personal papers, contracts, poems including some written about Cosme, essays, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, scripts including radio scripts, certificates, posters, and photographs, relating mainly to Cosme's career,... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 623
.15 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
Claude McKay, born in Jamaica, is known as one of the major artists of the Harlem Renaissance, and authored several published and unpublished poems and novels. The Claude McKay collection (additions) consists of correspondence, manuscripts, a... 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
George, Stefan, 1868-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18586
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Stefan George (1868-1933) was a German poet, philosopher, editor, and head of the Georgekreis (George Circle), an influential group of German academics and thinkers in the first decades of the 20th century. The Stefan George letters to Ernst... 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
Last Poets (Group)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Mg 682
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains poems recited in the film, contracts, newspaper ad layouts, advertisements, press releases, a press kit, foreign correspondence regarding theater inquiries, national and international reviews of the film, articles about... more
Smith, Joe, 1884-1981
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-015
2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Joe Smith and Charlie Dale were partners in one of vaudeville’s most famous and successful comedy acts, later translating many of their most popular sketches to other media, including radio, motion pictures and television. The Smith and Dale... more
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
Woodworth, Samuel, 1784-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3384
.13 linear feet (1 box)
A holograph manuscript of Poetical Effusions by Samuel Woodworth, partially in his hand, not comprised in any print volume of his works. Includes an index of poems by first lines
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
Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 35
1.2 linear feet
Songwriter, poet. Material reflecting Razaf's career as a songwriter, lyricist, and poet. Papers consist of correspondence concerning the performance or publication of Razaf's work, and with Jean Blackwell Hutson, his second wife and the chief of... more
Bieber, Albert A. (Albert Aloysius), 1888-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 298
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Aloysius Bieber was a book dealer located successively in New York City, West Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manasquan, New Jersey. These papers include letters from customers (including bibliographers, collectors, authors, college professors,... more
Auriemma-Vianelli, Flonka
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 155
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bound manuscript volume containing poems written by Auriemma-Vianelli. Fly-leaf includes a hand-colored portrait of her, and the poems are dated 1926-1941. They are written in French, Italian, and English
Beeks, James Crisfield
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4830
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Beeks family papers consist mainly of personal correspondence. Also included are manuscripts, a commonplace book, a few photographs, and other personal miscellany. The bulk of the material dates between 1899-1928, and includes a letterpress... more
Begeleus, André Emilé, 1935-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 75
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Born in 1935 in Mexico of West Indian parents, André Emilé Begeleus lived much of his adult life in New York City and worked in education, including as an education assistant at IS 201 in Harlem. He also wrote poems, essays, short... more
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4846
Personal Papers consisting of correspondence, 1926-1946; educational and financial papers; resumes detailing Bennett's teaching and literary career; photographs; and diaries, 1925, 1936, and 1958. Bennett's Professional and Literary Activities are... more
Kolar, Auguste
Music Division | JOB 87-1
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Auguste Kolar was a Bohemian pianist active in Prague and Vienna from about 1859 to 1874. Born in Prague, she studied there with Josef Proksch. In 1865 she performed a 2-piano work in a concert with Clara Schumann. After her marriage to Dr.... more
Fritsch, Bianca
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1086
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Diary of Bianca Fritsch, Jan. 1-20, 1892, probably kept while training to be a nurse; also two notebooks of poems by Goethe, Hebbel, Rükert, and others. In German
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956
Music Division | JOB 94-6
3 items
Alexandr Grechaninov was a Russian composer known for liturgical music. Letter (ALS) from A. Gorelov, 1908 Feb. 16, regarding Grechaninov's church service performed in Saratov Cathedral; poem (handwritten, in ink) from N. Tutnovsky praising a song... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 196
29 linear feet (42 boxes, 37 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, dispatches, writings by Bancroft and others, legal papers and accounts, clippings, notes, photographs, and research materials. General correspondence, 1823-1890, contains Bancroft's correspondence, 1847-1849,... more
Neal, Larry, 1937-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 344
The Larry Neal Papers document his role as a writer/editor and seminal figure in the Black Arts Movement, and consists principally of Neal's diverse forms of writings, including essays, scripts, screenplays, poems, short stories and anthologies.... more
Whipper, Leigh R. (Leigh Rollin), 1877-1975
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 47
Correspondence, plays, poems, sketches, and song lyrics by Whipper and others, including a musical comedy by Whipper and Porter Grainger entitled "We's Risin': A Story of the Simple Life in the Souls of Black Folk." Majority of the correspondence... more
Straubenmüller, Johann, 1814-1897
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2904
.46 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Poems by Johann Straubenmüller, consisting of original manuscripts, clippings, etc.; principally translations into German of works by American poets
Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5858
Writings and research files, along with personal papers, and corrrespondence documenting Davis' multifaceted career, 1923-1972. Includes material on the AMERICAN NEGRO REFERENCE BOOK, 1966, edited by Davis; papers relating to Frederick Douglass,... more
Bruce, John Edward
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-905
.25 linear feet (4 microfilm reels)
Papers include letters written to Bruce from black politicians, journalists, intellectuals, and activists including John Wesley Cromwell, Alexander Crummell, Richard T. Greener, T. Thomas Fortune, and Arthur A. Schomburg, as well as manuscript and... more
Canning, Joseph C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 467
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Journal of Joseph C. Canning covers his period of service as Acting Assistant Paymaster, United States Navy, aboard the U.S.S. Cambridge on blockade duty off the Virginia and Carolina coasts and on duty off the New England coast, 1861-1864; aboard... 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
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