Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered general works on poetry and works limited to the philosophy of poetry. Works discussing collectively the technique and philosophy of poetry and works limited to the technique of poetry are entered under Poetics.
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Richard Aldington collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 321
Overview: Correspondence and writings by Aldington. The correspondence consists of seven folders of letters written by Richard and Catherine Aldington to Eunice Black Gluckman dating from 1932 to 1962. There are also 28 letters by Richard Aldington to Crosby Gaige, and approximately fifteen letters to various other people, including five to Bernhard Knollenberg. The writings consist of drafts, layouts, and proofsheets of articles and poems by Aldington.
Avant-garde poetry collection
Call Number: MS 95
Overview: An artificial collection of poetry, containing published or privately printed poems of an experimental nature, ca.1950-.
Maurice Baring collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 322
Overview: Includes letters from Baring to Eugénie Strong, 1900-1939, and a carbon of one letter from Strong to Baring, 1925; corrected typescript of "The Coat Without Seam"; corrected proofs of "The Song of the Nameless", with manuscript poem; corrected typescript of "Passages from Three Notebooks"; manuscript volume labeled: "French Parodies and Russian Exercises"; manuscript volume of various poems labeled "Sonnets and Lyrics"; and corrected typescript and manuscript of "A Luncheon Party".
Bateman family papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 32
Overview: Correspondence between family members. Includes letters between Rebekah Clegg Bateman and her husband, Thomas Bateman, her son, William Bateman, her father, Arthur Clegg, and her sister, Elizabeth Clegg Wilson; letters between Rebekah Bateman and her brothers, William and Thomas Bateman; one letter from Thomas Bateman to his son, Thomas; and letters between William Bateman and his brother, Thomas, and his father, Thomas. Many of the letters are written by and to children at school. Also...
Call Number: OSB MSS 55
Overview: The papers include letters written to Lady Bessborough; poetry in the hands of Lady Devonshire and of Lamb; and music, two silhouettes, and one drawing. Some of the letters contain eyewitness descriptions of the Napoleonic Wars.
Joel Foote Bingham papers
Call Number: MS 868
Overview: Three manuscript volumes of poetry, including "The Swedish lovers, a tale of the prairies," in one volume,and two notebooks of original poems and translations.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Joel Foote Bingham papers
Blue Press records
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1235
Scope and Contents: The Blue Press Records, which span from 1999-2007, contain poetry magazines, production materials, and other papers related to Blue Press's publications.
George Borrow collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 324
Overview: Collection includes various manuscripts of poems and essays by Borrow; manuscripts of translations by Borrow of poems by Vincenzo da Filicaia, Claus Frimann, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Duncan Ban MacIntyre, and Goronwy Owen; and one letter from Borrow, probably to John Murray, publisher of Borrow's "The Romany Rye."
John Bowring collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 223
Overview: Chiefly letters from Bowring, many regarding unidentified works by his friends. Some letters are responses to invitations. Includes letter to Marc-Antoine Jullien about the Peace Society; letter to John Bowyer Nichols (editor of "Gentleman's Magazine") that includes a statement for publication about the destruction of the public library in Abo, Finland. Collection also includes manuscript regarding commercial relations between France and England, written for publication in "The Examiner", and...
William Bradbury papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 210
Overview: Correspondence regarding the publishing business of Bradbury and Evans, as well as correspondence regarding the Bradbury family. There are also several poems.
Thomas Campbell papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 106
Overview: Correspondence, writings, commonplace books, and other papers related to Thomas Campbell. Correspondence consists of a copy of a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Campbell. Campbell's writings include drafts of essays and biographies included in Specimens of British Poets; additional biographies of British poets; lectures on English poetry and drama; an annotated copy of The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell; English history timelines, 872-1189; and research notes on English history and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 35
Overview: The Chimera Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and business papers relating to the publishing history of Chimera: A Literary Journal (1942-1947), with manuscripts of writings by Barbara Howes, editor of Chimera from 1943 to 1947.
George Crabbe collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 230
Overview: Comprised of letters from Crabbe to various people, including Bernard Barton, Edmund Burke, George Crabbe (his son), Thomas Crofton Croker, and Alethea Lewis (concerning Crabbe's fiancee, Sarah Elmy); manuscripts of two poems ("Belinda Waters" and "Note Our Manor Lord..."); a manuscript notebook of poems; notes for a sermon; a fragment of a printed form ordering the removal of William Merchant from the Parish of Trowbridge to the Parish of East Knoyle (signed by Crabbe); and a scrapbook...
Nancy Cunard collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 438
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings and other materials by or related to Nancy Cunard. Correspondence includes letters from Cunard to Miriam J. Benkovitz (biographer and bibliographer of Ronald Firbank), Jinadasa Vijayatunga, and others, as well as letters to Cunard from John Robertson Scott. Writings include typescript and holograph poems and articles by Cunard, and translations of poems by "Geraldine" and Neftalí Beltrán. Also included is a typescript memoir about Cunard by Iris...
Dickins family papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 302
Overview: The Dickins Family Papers contains correspondence, writings, legal documents, and other papers relating to Rachel Dickins, Thomas Eden Dickins, and other members of the Dickins family, as well as diaries, poetry, and a collection of fifteenth through seventeenth century charters with seals. Other materials in the collection relate to James Bean, an assistant paymaster with the East India Company in the Philippines in 1764, Captain William Wilkinson, a financial agent to Sir George Hay, and...
Dates: 1449-2000 and undated, bulk 1449-1899
Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1854 March 9
Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones apologizes for being "forgetful" of Price and admits that he "cannot plead hard work altogether for my cause, so many nameless trifles occur all day long to break the best resolutions." He tells Price that he has heard that he is studying hard and wishes him success in his endeavors. He encourages Price to apply for an Oxford scholarship, noting that even in failure "the practice is very good and often encouraging." He says that this term has been his happiest yet and he has been...
Dates: 1854 March 9
David Garrick collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 282
Overview: Contains letters from Garrick to: James Stonhouse (regarding his first meeting with Hannah More), Edward Thompson, and Benjamin Victor; manuscripts of poems and epitaphs by Garrick; and a few manuscripts of poems by other people.
Henry Barrett Hinckley papers
Call Number: MS 1230
Overview: Correspondence, reviews of books, financial records, photographs and memorabilia. The correspondence largely concerns his search for jobs and discussion of early English poetry and Chaucer. Among his correspondents are William Lyon Phelps and William Howard Taft. Included also are transcripts of nine letters from Henry Rose Hinckley, father of Henry B. Hinckley, to his parents written from Yale College. The earliest letter (February 1858) contains an account of a town and gown riot.
Dates: 1858-1934, bulk 1894-1934
Charles Ives papers
Call Number: MS 932
Overview: Correspondence, poems, orations and other writings, and miscellaneous legal papers that relate to Charles Ives and his immediate family. Some of his poems appear in Chips from the Workshop (1843). The orations and addresses concern political activities and also include notes and fragments of Isles of Summer, (1880).
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Charles Ives papers
Matthew Josephson papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, subject files, and writings that document Josephson's life and provide information on the subjects of his research.
Dates: 1917-1979 (inclusive)