41 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. Gizella Lakhman papers, 1883-1969

    2,500 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, translator, and bibliographer. Correspondence, poems, translations, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material relating to Lakhman's interests.

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  3. 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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  4. William Dawson family papers, 1728-1775

    200 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anglican clergyman, college president, and public official of Virginia. Correspondence, financial and administrative records, certificates, commissions, ecclesiastical papers, sermons, addresses, poetry, and other material concerning the ecclesiastical affairs of the Anglican Church in Virginia, administrative matters of the College of William and Mary, and professional and social affairs of...

  5. Karl Jay Shapiro papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1930-1963

    170 items ; 13 containers ; 6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Writings, notebooks, printed matter, photographs, a few items of correspondence and other papers pertaining chiefly to the poetry of Karl Jay Shapiro collected by Feinberg.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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