Found 11 collections related to Poetry

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 132
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Sir Edwin Arnold was a 19th century English poet and journalist. The collection contains 14 items, including a partly autographed copy of Arnold's poem "Potiphar's Wife," a tracing of "Japonica No. 3," letters from Arnold to Robert Bloom, a... more
Potter, Reuben M. (Reuben Marmaduke), 1802-1890
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2476
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Reuben M. Potter was born in New Jersey in 1802. From 1827 to 1833 he was an agent of a commercial house in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, after which he served as the customs comptroller at Galveston, Texas. In December 1846 Potter became... more
Smithson, Frank, -1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2797
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Frank Smithson papers date from 1879 to 1919 and include correspondence; synopses of musical comedies and plays; poems; diagrams and plans; and copies of a provisional specification of Smithson's invention for "Improvements in or relating to... 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
Browne, Marie Joe, 1902-1999
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 685
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Marie Joe Browne (1902-1999) was an African American dramatic artist, school secretary, and a community volunteer. This collection contains a diversity of materials which document Browne's personal and professional life.
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
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
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, N
351 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, as well as his Italian diary kept in 1859, journals for 1842 through 1855, a notebook for 1858, a commonplace book, and financial and legal documents.
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Clemens
717 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of portraits, pictorial works, manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence from, to, and about the author, a diary for 1885, a notebook for 1895, portraits, and pictorial works.
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
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