American poetry -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S532
Collection — Folder S772
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter and a list of library contents from Chas R. Williams in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1901-1926 regarding his writings and poetry, Indiana and books he owned.
Collection — Folder S852
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from E. A. Richardson and the Indiana State Library director in Evansville, Indiana and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1929/02/25-1934/12/17 regarding orders and payments for E. A. Richardson's books.
Collection — Folder S1945
Collection — Folder S217
Collection — Folder S1109
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten documents dating from 1871 and ending with 1879. On November 8, 1871, there were proceedings in the U.S. District Court regarding the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad Company for adjuication of bankruptcy. The petition was filed by Joel F. Richardson and the City of Lawrenceburg. Joel was Ida's father. Other items in the collection are about the formation of the Farmers Literary and Social Society'. There are three programs, dated October and...
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 S1037
Scope and Contents This collection includes an eleven stanza poem written by John A. Botts and dated June 12, 1863. The poem relates the movement and actions of Company C, 59th Indiana Regiment during the Vicksburg campaign of the U.S. Civil War. At the end of the poem there is a note dated June 25, 1863 from William Owen to Mary Owen that says, "Mary I send you this poetry and if you get it I want you to take good Cear [care] of it till I come home."
Collection — Folder S1088
Scope and Contents There are ten unrelated items in this collection, including a note from Hugh McCulloch, Treasury Department to Lander Bishop and Company, dated June 17, 1865. The note thanks "Gentlemen" for the portrait of Washington which they sent. Also included is a letter to Honorable Sidney Dillon, President Union Pacific R.R., from James N. Tyner, Postmaster General, February 20, 1877, regarding the rates for mails sent by rail. A letter to Erastus Brainard, Esq., from W. Q. Gresham, dated March 8,...
Collection — Folder S527
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper articles, death notices, printed and autographed poems, and autographed, signed letters from various authors in Indiana, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and other locations ranging from 1829-1926 regarding legal cases, speeches, family matters, obituaries and celebrations of war heroes.