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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Edgar Allan Poe poetry review of William Cullen Bryant

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0278
Abstract

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet and story writer. The collection consists of a bound reprint of "A Notice of William Cullen Bryant" by Poe, which appeared in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review, IV, 203-205, dated May, 1840.

Dates: 1840 May

Frary collection of Ezra Pound

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0788
Abstract

Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.

Dates: 1909-approximately 2010; Majority of material found within 1909-1960

Grace Denio Litchfield scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030059871]
Identifier: MS-0417
Abstract

Grace Denio Litchfield (1849-1944) was an American poet and novelist. This collections consists of nine scrapbooks, with material dating from 1871 through 1936, including copies and reviews of Litchfield's literary work.

Dates: 1871-1936

James R. Randall letter to Charles F. Gunther and poem My Maryland!

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0715
Abstract

James Ryder Randall (1839-1908) was a native of Maryland and penned the poem, Maryland, My Maryland! which was adopted as the state song in 1939. The collection includes autograph transcriptions of a letter to Charles F. Gunther of Chicago and the accompanying aforementioned poem.

Dates: 1884 - 1884

John C. French collection of sheet music based on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe--including both vocal settings of Poe's actual text as well as instrumental programmtic pieces more loosely based on a particular work of Poe--dating from 1865 to 1957. There are published and manuscript copies, as well as a few photostatic copies. Especially well-represented are the original manuscripts of Joseph Holbrooke, an English composer working in the first half of the 20th century, whose long-standing...
Dates: 1865 - 1957

J.P.R. Cuisin manuscript: Les Lunes Poétiques des Deux Mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034441075]
Identifier: MS-0831
Abstract

An autographed manuscript by P. Cuisin, titled Les Lunes poétiques des deux-mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses. The manuscript is undated, but was likely created in Paris between 1820 and 1845. P. Cuisin, also known as J.P.R Cuisin, was a Parisian author who was born in 1777 and died in approximately 1845.

Dates: approximately 1820-1845

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

Mrs. Lawson poem

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0280
Abstract

The collection consists of a poem, "Maryland," written by a Mrs. Lawson, most likely during the Civil War. The poem was intended as a satirical response to the pro-Southern lyrics of "Maryland, My Maryland," written by James R. Randall.

Dates: undated

Samuel W. Brown poem and watercolor paperwork

 Collection — 1: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0764
Abstract

This item is a folded paper that opens to reveal a watercolor painting of an iris flower at the center of an eternal knot of love poem by Samuel W. Brown, created approximately in the 1860s. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Samuel W. Brown.

Dates: approximately 1860s

William Parsons collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0433
Abstract

This collection consists of 19 irregular sized pages of corrections and additions to the text of English author William Parsons's Poetical Tour in the Years 1784, 1785 and 1786. The pages are hand-written and were tipped into the book by the author.

Dates: approximately 1787