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Poets, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony Hecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0775
Abstract

Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), one of the leading poets of his generation, is most well-known for his anthology The Hard Hours (1967), generally seen as his break-through volume. Hecht's small holding of papers, separated from his donated book collection, includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, as well as clippings, programs, and other forms of ephemera. The materials range from 1982 to 2005, the later years of Hecht's literary career.

Dates: 1982 - 2005

Conrad Aiken papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055622]
Identifier: MS-0345
Abstract

Conrad Aiken (1889–1973) was an American poet, novelist, and critic. Collection consists of one published poem (1968) titled "A Clear, Brave, Civilizing Force" and was Aiken's contribution to the committee of Arts and Letters for Humphrey.

Dates: 1968

Edward Lucas White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract

Edward Lucas White (1866-1934) was a classics teacher and author of historical romances, short stories and poetry. The papers span the period 1885-1934 and consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and personal papers.

Dates: 1885-1934

Edward Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Scope and Contents Papers consist largely of Edward Spencer's personal papers although there are some papers of his parents and of his grandson Gellert S. Alleman. Edward Spencer's papers relate to his literary career. The earliest papers are school notebooks from the Trinity School in Baltimore (1848-49) and Princeton University (1853-58). Spencer reused his student notebooks for his later literary work so some of these notebooks also contain his stories. Also in the papers are notebooks and drafts of...
Dates: 1803-1960

Elliott Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0013
Abstract

Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.

Dates: 1932-1980

Lloyd Mifflin materials

 Collection — Box BW-13: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0248
Abstract

Lloyd Mifflin (1846- 1921) was an American poet and photographer. Collection consists of two letters, four photographs and one manuscript sonnet sent to American philologist and Johns Hopkins professor, James Wilson Bright between 1892 and 1910.

Dates: 1892-1910

Marion Buchman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0141
Abstract

This collection pertains to the writing career and personal life of Baltimore poet Marion Buchman. The materials cover the period circa 1913 to 2000, and the bulk of the materials date from 1932 to 1986.

Dates: 1913-1986

Maryland Poets collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030056166]
Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Contents Two poets, Lizette Woodworth Reese and John Banister Tabb, are represented in the Maryland Poets Collection. Both writers were closely associated with Baltimore and had formed friendships with persons affiliated with Hopkins. The bulk of the collection consists of clippings from newspapers related to Miss Reese and Father Tabb. The largest group is about Miss Reese; only one folder contains Father Tabb items.The articles (1915-1947) about Miss Reese were removed from Baltimore...
Dates: 1888-1947

Matheson collection of Leonard Bacon poetry

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0317
Abstract

Leonard Bacon (1887-1954) was an American poet, translator, and literary critic. This collection consists of a small grouping of correspondence and poetry ranging in date from 1928-1953.

Dates: 1928 - 1953

Matheson collection of William H. Gass letters and poetry

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0315
Abstract

William Howard Gass (born July 30, 1924) was an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, critic, and former philosophy professor. The collection consists of 6 typescript letters and 2 published poems written by Gass ranging in date from 1961-1985.

Dates: 1961-1985

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

Victoria Lincoln papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Abstract

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

William Benson Jr. notebook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051951]
Identifier: MS-0158
Abstract

The notebook (1865-1885) which forms this collection is a bound, holographic volume containing unpublished poetry and prose of William Benson, Jr. Biographical information of William Benson, Jr. has not been found. It is likely that Benson was a physician residing in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1865-1885

William Hand Browne papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Abstract

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

William Wallace Whitelock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0234
Abstract

William Wallace Whitelock, poet and author, was born in Mt. Washington, Maryland in 1869. The papers consist of four, bound scrapbooks and fourteen notebooks dating from 1885-1939.

Dates: 1885-1939