45 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American poetry.

  1. Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers, 1842-1937

    3,000 items plus 2 oversize ; 8 containers ; 4 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts of poetry and prose, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed material, and other papers received by Harned as one of Walt Whitman's three literary executors. The collection contains material relating to many aspects of Whitman's career, especially the publication of and subsequent controversy surrounding "Leaves of Grass" and his commitment to the...

  2. Dorsey William Hyde papers, 1757-1955

    25,000 items ; 75 containers plus 4 oversize ; 30.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and archivist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles and speeches, genealogical and biographical material, drafts and typescripts, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to the National Archives, where Hyde served as director of archival service (1934-1942).

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  3. Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964

    100 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, editor, and teacher. Drafts, typescripts, proofs, and printed copies of Shapiro's published and unpublished articles, essays, lectures, and writings relating to drafts of his books The Bourgeois Poet and To Abolish Children.

  4. Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001

    135 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.

  5. Horace Callaway Carlisle poems, undated

    15 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, poet, and teacher. Typescripts of unpublished poems by Carlisle.

  6. John Updike papers, 1962-1969

    166 items ; 7 containers ; 2.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Novelist, short story writer, and poet. Correspondence, galley proofs, plate proof, photographs, typescripts, notes, book covers, and poems. Included are drafts and other material for his novels The Centaur, Of the Farm, and The Poorhouse Fair, as well as poems, many of which were published in the New Yorker.

  7. Katherine Garrison Chapin papers, 1930-1972

    1,200 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and author. Correspondence, writings, and other material relating mainly to Garrison's published and unpublished poetry and plays.

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  8. John Vance Cheney papers, 1847-1927

    3,150 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, essayist, and librarian. Family correspondence, general correspondence, a diary, manuscripts of poems, short stories, articles, and drafts of Cheney's unupublished autobiography, and other papers.

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  9. Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth papers, 1870-1918

    500 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Chiefly letters by Southworth to her daughter, Charlotte Southworth Lawrence, relating to personal and family affairs and to life in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.). Also includes biographical material, notes, newspaper clippings, speeches, poems, and literary fragments.

  10. Gustave Percival Wiksell papers, 1855-1939

    400 items ; 2 containers plus 1 oversize ; .6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Dentist. Correspondence, chiefly between Wiksell and Horace Traubel, relating to personal matters and literary topics, especially Walt Whitman. Also includes writings and printed matter relating to Traubel.