Indiana -- Poetry
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven items pertaining to the history of the 27th Indiana Regiment and its members who served during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1864 to 1926.The roster lists the names of veterans with their address and remarks. There are columns headed with years from 1885 through 1898, and check marks to show attendance at reunions. Although the book is in poor condition, the entries are legible in ink and pencil. Pages 1 through 99 list the soldiers alphabetically...
Collection — Folder S1271
Scope and Contents This collection includes two typed poems. Each poem is two pages. The first one is entitled "Over Hoosier Trails of Yore," and mentions General Harrison and "his troops up to Tippecanoe"; Pottawotomies relating their grief; and "our praise for the Pioneer Day." Mr. Stump's second poem is "The Frances Slocum Trail." This poem refers to Connor's mill, Miami Indian lore, Glenn Liston Falls, Ma-con-es-quah, "Frances Slocum and her Deaf Man in village here," and Chief Godfroy. He signed the poems...
Collection — Folder S0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains several poems written by Bannon. One of the poems is in memoriam of Ernie Pyle shortly after his death in World War II. The other poems express Bannon’s nostalgia for his home state of Indiana.
Collection — Folder S2521
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of Henry N. Dick’s Clark's Anabasis and the Hymn of Deborah, his epic poem commemorating the deeds of George Rogers Clark and his translation of the "Song of Deborah" from the Book of Judges (1944).
Collection — Folder S1567
Scope and Contents This collection contains 4 typed reports by Mrs. Charles L. Stubbs, ranging from 1926 to 1927, for the Seventh District of the Indiana Federation of Clubs, regarding the Women's Clubs Radio Hour, speakers bureau, "Cooperation for the Blind," the poetry contest, the Book of Press Clippings, prizes and honorable mentions, citizenship training, and other activities of the 101 women's clubs affiliated with the organization.
Collection — Folder S2135
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence regarding the authorship of “Sassafras,” a poem first published in the Crawfordsville Journal and attributed to James Elmore. Elmore denied authorship and it was later believed to have been written as a joke by Jesse A. Greene, editor of the Crawfordsville Journal. The collection includes typewritten copies of letters written in April 1945 by Caroline Dunn, Indiana Historical Society...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains James Whitcomb Riley’s letters to Kentucky author Madison Cawein, general correspondence, and manuscript poems written by Riley, as well as other materials, ranging from 1876 to 1940. Also included are printed copies of Riley’s poems, essays, and newspaper stories about Riley.
Collection — Folder S1218
Scope and Contents This is an eight-page typed speech by June Winona Snyder given to the Indiana Poetry Federation on October 9, 1943. She mentions holding a convention during World War II in the face of "gas shortages, traveling limitations, long hours at war work." Ms. Snyder gives advice to poetry writers. On page 7, she wrote: "Do not be disturbed if someone criticizes you for spending your time writing poetry in these war times. You are doing a very patriotic duty when you strive to keep your vision clear so...
Collection — Folder S1955
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy book used by several members of the Patrick family of Jennings County, Indiana and includes account entries made by Jeremiah Patrick regarding his duties as treasurer of district No. 4, Township No. 6, Range 9 East (1846-1849); poetry and songs written by Lora and Mariah Jane "Jennie" Patrick (1868-1870, undated); and poems and autographs from family and friends (1869-1894, undated). The collection also contains a clipping of the poem "Yuba...
Collection — Folder S1177
Scope and Contents This collection includes a postcard from the American Poetry Association, Inc., postmarked June 5, 1938, and sent to Miss Betty Wariner of Indianapolis, Indiana regarding the publication of Roberta June Wills's first volume of poetry, Sea Shells. The collection also includes a photograph of Roberta June Wills (undated) and a handwritten copy of the poem "I Love My Old Clock", possibly written by Ms. Wills (undated).