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

  1. Gustav Davidson papers, 1909-1992

    8,000 items. 27 containers plus 1 oversize. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, writer, publisher, and secretary of the Poetry Society of America. Primarily writings and correspondence concerning Davidson's work in poetry, publishing, and research on angels.

  2. Marcella Miller du Pont papers, 1861-1976

    12,000 items. 34 containers plus 1 oversize. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and socialite. Correspondence, diary transcripts and notes, drafts of writings, notes, publication records, legal documents, scrapbook, Miller family genealogical records, photographs, and other papers relating to Marcella Miller du Pont's poetry and other writings, literary matters, and affairs of the du Pont and Miller families.

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  3. 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 ideals embodied in the life and death of Abraham Lincoln.

  4. Edwin Arlington Robinson papers, 1913-1940

    26 items. 7 containers. 2.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet. Chiefly holograph manuscripts of poems by Robinson including “Amaranth,” “Lancelot and Guinevere,” “Old King Cole,” “Talifer,” “The Master,” and “Tristram.” Also includes correspondence (1924-1932).

  5. James Whitcomb Riley papers, 1883-1915

    39 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and poet, of Indianapolis, Indiana; sometimes known as the "Hoosier Poet." Correspondence and manuscript and typescript poems. Includes a drawing by Riley of his friend, Bill Nye.

  6. John Hay papers, 1783-1999

    11,290 items. 36 containers plus 40 oversize. 29 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone Hay (1849-1914), for the years 1882-1914.

  7. John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997

    31,500 items. 91 containers plus 2 oversize. 36.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Advertisements, biographical material, contracts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, press releases, research material, royalty statements with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of aphorisms, articles, book reviews, books, columns, essays, etymological dictionaries, limericks, plays, poems, poetry reviews, radio and television scripts, and speeches and lectures.

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  8. Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979

    75,600 items. 218 containers plus 2 oversize. 88.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, critic, and friends and biographer of Walt Whitman. Correspondence, diaries, including Horace Traubel's diary published as With Walt Whitman in Camden, literary files containing prose, poetry, criticism, and other writings by the Traubels and other writers, including the collected files of the Conservator, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, and printed matter. The collection reflects the Traubels' support of the literary and artistic community, the arts and crafts and ethical culture movements, and social and political reform. Also includes the papers of their daughter, Gertrude Traubel, as well as their friends and financial supporters, Frank and Mildred Bain.

  9. Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1763-1985

    28,000 items. 239 containers plus 53 oversize. 96.6 linear feet. 38 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes and notebooks, and other papers of Walt Whitman collected by Feinberg. Also contains material relating to Whitman's life and writings including the papers of Richard Maurice Bucke, Charles E. Feinberg, John Johnston, William Douglas O'Connor, and Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel.

  10. Walt Whitman papers, 1837-1957

    150 items. 2 containers plus 2 oversize. 1.2 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet. Correspondence, family papers, holograph drafts of Whitman's poetry and prose, printed matter, and miscellany. Includes a printed copy of O Captain! My Captain! with Whitman's handwritten corrections and letters exchanged with Abraham Leech, Whitman's earliest known correspondence.