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Poems

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Written or oral compositions characterized by condensed language chosen for sound and suggestive power as well as meaning, and by the use of such literary techniques as structured meter, natural cadences, rhyme, or metaphor.

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Alsop family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 34
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, diaries, estate records, account books, notebooks, deeds, and miscellanea of the Alsop family of Middletown, Connecticut. Several generations of family members are represented in the papers including: Joseph Wright Alsop (1772-1844), Joseph Wright Alsop (1804-1878), Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891), Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953), Mary Alsop Oliver Alsop (1815-1893), Richard Alsop (1726-1776), Richard Alsop (1789-1842), Charles Richard Alsop...
Dates: 1734-1986

Samuel Benjamin papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 75
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, poems, orders and receipts concerning Samuel Benjamin's service in the Massachusetts infantry during the Revolutionary War. Included also is a printed version of Benjamin's diaries (1778-1780) describing maneuvers around West Point, New York and the Yorktown campaign.
Dates: 1775-1845, bulk 1775-1782

Colonel John Brown and Major General Preston Brown papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 105
Overview: Largely family correspondence of the Brown, Preston and Mason families received by Reverend John Brown of Virginia and his sons, John, Samuel and James. Most important are the eleven letters from John Brown, member of the Continental Congress and senator from Kentucky (1792-1805), which discuss the Constitution, the Missouri Compromise and the episode in Kentucky history known as the "Spanish Conspiracy". Letters from James Brown were written from Paris (1823-1833) when he was United States...
Dates: 1763-1865, bulk 1763-1865

Ken Campbell archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 25
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1975-2003 and reveals Ken Campbell's creative process throughout his career as a book artist. The bulk of the collection contains Ken Campbell's artist book materials and separate prints which relate to several of his books. Proofs, extra sheets, letterpress forms, zinc etching plates, photographs, negatives and dummies document Campbell's creative process. The collection also includes materials about Campbell's unpublished book ...
Dates: 1975-2003

William Patrick Campbell papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1276
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, poems, dream diaries, and notes on patients of William Patrick Campbell.
Dates: 1914-1969

George Parmly Day papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 174
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and other materials which relate to George Parmly Day's many positions at Yale University. The papers primarily concern Day's fund-raising activities as treasurer of the University and of the Alumni Fund and as secretary of the Class of 1897. To a lesser extent the papers reflect Day's publishing interests as a founder and director of the Yale University Press and contributor to the Yale Alumni Magazine. Included also are papers of the Acrotorque Company, a...
Dates: 1894-1960

"Edward Lear" by W.H. Auden, 1939?

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents: Auden's poem, framed by a pastiche of Lear's art by Bip Pares, first appeared in the Times Literary Supplement Spring Books supplement, 25 March 1939. The border is signed "Bip Pares after Edward Lear." A manuscript of the poem, in Auden's hand, is also present in the collection (see Box 2, f. 1).
Dates: 1939?

Frances Frost papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 33
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, financial papers, scrapbooks and drafts of Frost's poetry, short stories, and longer works.
Dates: 1919-1976 (inclusive), 1928-1959, bulk 1928-1959

Amy Groesbeck papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 8
Overview: The papers contain poetry, drama, personal papers, and photographs documenting the life of Amy Groesbeck.
Dates: 1904-1961 (inclusive)

Letter to Mercia Oakley, 1912

 Item — Nash 32
Call Number: MSS 24
Scope and Contents: Written from Chelsea. Begins with a poem by Nash about Oakley. Nash discusses the emotional toll of his recent breakup and expresses the comfort he finds in the friendship of his "sister" Oakley.
Dates: 1912

Letter to Mercia Oakley, 1912

 Item — Nash 34
Call Number: MSS 24
Scope and Contents: Written from Iver Heath. Nash's father has been ill. Discusses hands and plans for future drawings and includes a poem written by Nash. People mentioned: William Harry Nash, Sir William Richmond, and Lavengro (Rupert Lee).
Dates: 1912

John Lounsbury papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1300
Overview: The papers consist of medical notes, notebooks, school materials, prescriptions, and poetry of John and Mary Lounsbury.
Dates: 1813-1895

Mina Loy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 6
Overview: The papers contain prose, poetry, drawings, and designs documenting the artistic career of modernist poet and artist Mina Loy.
Dates: 1914-1960

Archibald MacLeish collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 38
Overview: The collection contains writings, correspondence, a handful of personal papers, and a songbook. The bulk of the material consists of drafts of such works as Songs for Eve (1954), The Wild Old Wicked Men & Other Poems (1968), The American Bell (1962), Herakles (1967), J. B. , and A Continuing Journey (1968).
Dates: 1914-1982 (inclusive)

Paul Nash Letters to Mercia Oakley

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 24
Overview: This collection comprises letters from Paul Nash to Mercia Oakley, written from 1909 to 1918.
Dates: 1909-1951, bulk 1909-1912

Palmer family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 383
Overview: The papers of Ray Palmer (1808-1887) and his son Charles Ray Palmer (1834-1914), both clergymen. The Ray Palmer papers consist of correspondence, two letterbooks, sermons, hymns and poems, diaries, a memoir, and other materials. The letterbooks contain correspondence from ministers and a few public officials. In the Charles Ray Palmer papers are essays, poems, notes on lectures given at Andover Theological Seminary by Edwards A. Park, sermons, writings and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1825-1914

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 685
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, poems, estate papers, notebooks, account books, logbooks, legal books, and miscellaneous papers of the Lay, Parker, Pratt, Shaler, Smith, Stark, Tyler, and Williams families of eastern Connecticut.
Dates: 1747-1930, bulk 1789-1866

Benjamin Pearson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1427
Overview: The papers consist of family letters, poetry, and other writings by and about the Pearson family of England and Darby, Pennsylvania. Most of the letters are written to Benjamin Pearson from relatives in England.
Dates: 1726-1818

Hubert Merrill Sedgwick papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1233
Overview: Correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and three books with flyleaf inscriptions relating to Hubert M. Sedgwick's career as a journalist. Included are seventeen letters (1940-1950) from Connie Mack. Two of the books, one by and the other about Mack, contain inscriptions by him and others to Sedgwick. The third is a privately printed book of poetry and aphorisms by Harry Durant, Yale class of 1894. Also in the papers is a statement by William Howard Taft on tuberculosis.
Dates: 1884-1950

Elizabeth E. Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1108
Overview: Travel journals written by Elizabeth E. Smith on a trip to Europe and the Near East (1883-1885). The copious journals record not only architecture and the arts, but also the daily life and customs of the people whom she observed. Included in the journals are also photographs, prints, newspaper clippings, and drawings, some of them her own. Also in the papers are several of her poems and essays written during the trip.
Dates: 1883-1885