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Straub, Carlyle
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2088
.87 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers were used by Carlyle Straub in preparing the publication Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry, Poe Memorial Edition (1938). They include poems in the handwriting of many of the contributors, and letters from some of them; cards from... more
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
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
De Foe, Daniel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 758
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Daniel Defoe wrote Golden Age Returned, a political satire in verse, ca. 1690
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
Won
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3379
1.33 linear feet (1 other item)
The rubaiyat of the spirit, by Won; a collection of mystical quatrains and calligraphic painting, which attempts to show the evolution of inflected verse forms into positional prosody
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
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
Black, George F. (Printer)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1773
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Poems and songs in modern Irish by various authors, including Eogan o Suiluibhain, who may be the Eoghan Rua Ó Súilleabháin ("Red Owen") who died ca. 1784. Also present are poems by Padraig Cundun. Negative photostats
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15701
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of five satirical songs and poems, some likely in the hand of James Alexander, relating to affairs in New York under the administration of Governor William Cosby, 1732-1736