Found 12 collections related to Poetry

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Thoreau, Henry David
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Highlights of the collection include an important portion of the "Ktaadn" section of The Maine Woods; "Nature and Bird Notes, " a journal kept by Henry, John and Sophia Thoreau with leaves, grass and wild flowers laid in; and Thoreau's famous... more
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
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
This is a synthetic collection covering the years 1854 to 1892 with some material still undated. Strengths of the collection include nearly 30 poems or poem fragments and Whitman's autograph revision of the "Analysis of Poems" by Dr. R. Bucke.... more