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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst College Commencement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00097
Abstract

Commencement programs, news articles, speeches, class week programs and schedules of events, tickets for events held during class week and commencement, poems, student addresses and other items relating to commencements. Arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1822-

Bancroft, James Henry (AC 1839) - "Sympathy", 1839 August

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1839 August

Cornelius Patton (AC 1883) William Wordsworth Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00247
Abstract

Collection of manuscript poems, outgoing correspondence, and scrapbooks about English Romantic poet William Wordsworth.

Dates: 1815-1850

Green, James (AC 1837) - poem for the commencement, 1837

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1837

Haven, Samuel Foster. (AC 1826) - poem: "Vicissitude", 1826

 Item — Box 7, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1826

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Collection of Dana Gioia Bibliography Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00284
Abstract

Materials assembled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom in the course of writing a bibliography of poet Dana Gioia, which was published as Dana Gioia: A Descriptive Bibliography with Critical Essays (Parrish House, 2002). The collection includes publications containing writing by and about Gioia; correspondence between Gioia and Hagstrom; and Hagstrom's notes, correspondence, and typescripts for the bibliography.

Dates: 1966-2002

Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) Collection of Thom Gunn Bibliography Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00265
Abstract Materials assembled by Jack W. C. Hagstrom in the course of writing a bibliography of poet Thom Gunn, published in 1979 as Thom Gunn: a Bibliography 1940-1978. An update to the book was published in issues of the Bulletin of Bibliography between 1992 and 1994 as Emendations to Thom Gunn: a bibliography 1940-1978 (Part I-[V]). The collection includes publications containing writing by and...
Dates: 1940-2006

Jack W.C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) James I. Merrill Bibliography Papers

 Collection — Box 1-35: [Barcode: Hagstrom/Merrill 1-35]
Identifier: MA.01030
Scope and Contents The Jack W. C. Hagstrom (AC 1955) James I. Merrill Bibliography Papers consist of approximately 43.75 linear feet of material relating to Hagstrom’s 2009 publication, James Ingram Merrill: A Descriptive Bibliography. The bulk of the collection, twenty boxes, is periodicals that contain writing by or about James Merrill, most of which are referenced in Hagstrom’s bibliography. Some of these are the complete magazine or journal in which the article or poem appeared, while others...
Dates: 1956-2010

James Hayford (AC 1935) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MA.00236
Abstract

Poetry notebooks and manuscript poems by Vermont poet, teacher, and political activist James Hayford, 1933-1993. There is also a small amount of prose writing, including the text of his Bond oration at Amherst College in 1935, his M.A. thesis (1942) on Robert Frost, and an unpublished short novel. A small amount of correspondence is also included.

Dates: 1933-1972

Jenkins, Abraham (AC 1838) - essays and poems, 1833-1842

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents See itemized list below: "Ethiopia Shall Soon Stretch Out Her Hands to God" "The Influence of Revolutions and Wars on Literature, the Arts and Sciences" "The Conversion of the World" Poem - "Africa" Letter- "To S." "Thoughts on Our Savior's Agony in Gethsemane" "The unhallowed Marriage" ...
Dates: 1833-1842

Poem - "Disappointment", 1818 [March 4]

 File — Box 26, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents From the Series: It contains several notebooks that have survived from Orra White Hitchcock's school days, diaries and journals, and some poems. The diaries include a journal kept by Orra White Hitchcock during a trip to Europe in 1850 and one for 1854. The small notebooks contain pencil sketches as well notations about the sites and experiences of visiting England and France. There is also a diary of a trip to Richmond, Virginia, which contains pencil sketches, as well. Of the two poems in the series, only...
Dates: 1818 [March 4]

Poem - "Should Fate Do Her Worst", undated

 File — Box 26, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents From the Series: It contains several notebooks that have survived from Orra White Hitchcock's school days, diaries and journals, and some poems. The diaries include a journal kept by Orra White Hitchcock during a trip to Europe in 1850 and one for 1854. The small notebooks contain pencil sketches as well notations about the sites and experiences of visiting England and France. There is also a diary of a trip to Richmond, Virginia, which contains pencil sketches, as well. Of the two poems in the series, only...
Dates: undated

Poetry (EHB), circa 1914-1922

 File — Box 16, Folder: 49
Scope and Contents Typescript and handwritten poetry, verses written to accompany gifts, etc., some by Beth Bowles, some by other authors, most unidentified. Folder includes envelope with note in Beth's hand, "Verses by E.H.B. Type-written by Samuel" [Samuel Bowles V.] File also contains a humorous verse by Samuel remarking on his mother's poetry, as well as another (author unknown) titled "Distracted son to his Suffragette Mother" a humorous verse about a son worrying his mother will go to jail for her...
Dates: circa 1914-1922

Richard (AC 1952) and Josephine Haskell Aldridge Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Aldridge 1]
Identifier: MA.01017
Abstract Papers documenting the life of poet Richard Aldridge and his wife, children's author Josephine Haskell Aldridge. Material in the collection includes draft and unpublished writings by Richard Aldridge from childhood on; publication-related materials; a large amount of correspondence from family members and other writers; documentation from the various schools that Richard Aldridge attended, including photographs and memorabilia from Amherst College; and photographs, primarily of Richard...
Dates: 1898 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1994

Thompson, Charles Frederick (AC 1835) - two poems: "Mary of the Whild More" and "Ode to New Hampshire", 1833 May 21

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1833 May 21

Watson, Edward Flint (AC 1840) - "Hope: 'A Poem' Written for the Annual Commencement at Amherst College.", 1840 August 26

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 80
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Correspondence and literary manuscripts - mostly orations, disputations and essays - written by Amherst College alumni. The collection includes materials of such individuals as Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams, William Austin Dickinson, and Edward Hitchcock.

Dates: 1840 August 26