Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Benjamin S. Parker papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Benjamin S. Parker papers
Clinton E. Bannon 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.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clinton E. Bannon poems
Clyde Protsman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from fans and publishers in the United States; poems; newspaper clippings; lists of poetry awards; scrapbooks; and a copy of Margaret E. Bruner's In Thoughtful Mood from Clyde Protsman in Indiana and North Carolina, ranging from 1928 to 1974 regarding poetry and publications, awards, world events and personalities.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clyde Protsman papers
Erma Cox papers
Collection — Folder S304
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, typed and autographed documents from Erma Cox, Celetina Phelps and others in Martinsville, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 1959 regarding Martinsville, Morgan County and United States history and poetry.
Dates: 1889-1959, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Erma Cox papers
Frank Edwards papers
Collection — Folder S407
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of typed documents from Frank Edwards in Knightstown, Indiana ranging from 1910 to 1953 regarding poetry.
Dates: 1910, 1953
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank Edwards papers
INverse Poetry Archive collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes printed copies of poems, applications, and project documentation, as well as digital files, from the INverse Poetry Archive, the Indiana Arts Commission, and the Indiana State Library in Indiana ranging from 2018 to 2022 regarding the contributed works of numerous Hoosier poets and the creation and activities of the archive. Some the digital files include audio recordings of the poets reading the submitted poems, which are available online in the archive.
James Elmore collection
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James Elmore collection
James Siddall papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes "Dantucker with Speed," a incomplete handwritten poem about the nomination and election of James Polk (circa 1844). On the back of the same paper, there is a poem that begins, "O death within thy ruthless grasp" and a February 7, 1844 receipt from the Indianapolis office of the Sinking Fund for Asa Anderson and Esquire Ward regarding payment of interest on a loan. The collection also has a February 28, 1846 "Penmanship" receipt and includes a pencil drawing of a woman...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James Siddall papers
Joaquin Miller collection
Collection — Folder S0958
Scope and Contents This collection includes one poem, entitled "To Russia" by Joaquin Miller, undated and a program for Joaquin Miller Day at the Panama-Pacific Exposition on November 10, 1915.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joaquin Miller collection
Poets' Study Club of Terre Haute collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes minutes and treasurers' reports; copies of the round table newsletter; letters from Poets' Study Club of Terre Haute and members; bulletins for the Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs; writings by Lillian Robertson Beck and miscellaneous papers and publications in Terre Haute and Crawfordsville, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1939 to 1976 regarding poetry, hymnody and writing.