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American poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...

Clinton E. Bannon poems

 Collection — Folder S0064
Identifier: 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.

Erma Cox papers

 Collection — Folder S304
Identifier: S0304
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.

Frank Edwards papers

 Collection — Folder S407
Identifier: S0407
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of typed documents from Frank Edwards in Knightstown, Indiana ranging from 1910 to 1953 regarding poetry.

James Siddall papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3291
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...

Joaquin Miller collection

 Collection — Folder S0958
Identifier: 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.

Roberta June Wills collection

 Collection — Folder S1177
Identifier: 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).

"Song of a Fellow" poem

 Collection — Folder S2003
Identifier: S2003
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed poem from Eva on January 4, 1887 regarding rejecting a suitor.