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American poetry -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Lenore Livingston Knight collection

 Collection — Folder S1437
Identifier: S1437
Scope and Contents There are 16-typed pages in this collection of poems written by Lenore Livingstone Knight, perhaps while she was a student at Indiana University in Bloomington. On the front page, written in pencil, it says: "Presented to Lewis B. Richardson by the author." Several of the poems are about unrequited love. On page 9, she wrote: "I love you but you do not know, my heart calls to you wherever you go. Wherever you wander, wherever you roam, come back to me, love, my heart calls you home."...
Dates: circa 1930

Leona V. Adams poetry

 Collection — Folder S006
Identifier: S0006
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nine poems and one handwritten note by Leona V. Adams, ranging from 1959 to 1966. All documents in the collection are photocopies.
Dates: 1959-1966, undated

Lionel Wiggam speech

 Collection — Folder S1404
Identifier: S1404
Scope and Contents This collection contains the typewritten acceptance speech that Lionel Wiggam gave at the Indiana Authors' Day in Bloomington, Indiana on April 8, 1962. Wiggam was given the award for most distinguished book of poetry by a Hoosier author published in 1961 for his book The Land of Unloving. His remarks during his speech were a tribute to the librarians who helped and guided him in his youth.
Dates: 1962/04/08

Lyman H. Price collection

 Collection — Folder S1549
Identifier: S1549
Scope and Contents This collection includes one poem written by Dr. E. D. Freeman entitled "Decree of the Muses, A Tribute to the Author of Sheridan's Ride," (two pages); and three poems and an article written by Lyman H. Price, which are as follows: "The Knobs and The Hill-Billy Boys" dated, April 4, 1943 (article, six pages); "It's Great To Be Out Here in Old Indiana" dated, September 10, 1948 (poem, one page); "Mountain Gazing" dated, April 10, 1949 (poem, one page); "A Poet in Our Midst" dated, circa 1954...
Dates: 1898-1954

Margaret E. Bruner papers

Identifier: L557
Scope and Contents This collection includes business papers, family materials and photographs, personal and business correspondence, poetry published in newspapers and magazines, and other materials from Margaret E. Bruner, her family, and other writers, in Indiana and New York ranging from 1865 to 1971, regarding women authors, family matters, poetry, writing, religion, friendship, and the publishing industry.
Dates: 1965-1971

Marjorie K. Lawrence papers

Identifier: L231
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed and printed poems; correspondence; an autobiography; a wax record; newspaper clippings; Christmas cards; and autographed journals from Marjorie K. Lawrence in Indiana and Nebraska ranging from 1922 to 1989, regarding education and teaching, family life, poetry, publishing, and travel in Europe.
Dates: 1922-1989

Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown collection

 Collection — Folder S2207
Identifier: S2207
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected by Mary Jane Brown and Merle North Brown and includes a page and back cover of a scrapbook with newspaper clippings of the obituaries of Frank W. Brown (1886), Arrianna White Brown (1890) and Mrs. Louisa Huston (1902); a 1905-1906 program booklet of the Cary Club of Milton, Indiana; a copy of a typewritten resolution of Milton Chapter No. 303, Order of the Eastern Star regarding the death of Mrs. Martha North (January, 1916); newspaper clippings...
Dates: 1886-1931

Mike Wuensch genealogy and poetry

 Collection — Folder S1788
Identifier: S1788
Scope and Contents This collection includes a variety of information on and from the McGovern family. These items included a typed summary of the origins of the McGovern family, a note from Phil McGovern about his life and growing up and a typed list of family members (with their relationships) and other typed reminiscences of family members’ childhood memories. The rest of the collection consists of typed and handwritten poetry written by various members of the McGovern family. The materials range in date from...
Dates: 1931-1976

Nona J. Morford collection

 Collection — Folder S1552
Identifier: S1552
Scope and Contents The single item in this collection is a post card with a printed poem about James Whitcomb Riley by Nona J. Morford on one side. This card was published by the Hancock County Poetry Society, Greenfield, Indiana. On the other side is the following hand-written message in ink: "Dear Miss Malloch, Thank you for ordering a copy of my book, "Fulfillment", to be placed in the Indiana State Library. I hope you will find time to read, and find something of the beautiful I have tried to express in my...
Dates: 1952

Poets' Corner history

 Collection — Folder S2899
Identifier: S2899
Scope and Contents The collection includes an extensive compilation of materials concerning the development and history of Indiana’s Poets’ Corner, Inc., including two copies of the "History of the Poets' Corner", by Clifford Hays (8 pages each); and 25 additional Poets Corner items (all copies), including the Poets' Corner agreement; constitution; appraisal; Law of Poets’ Corner; and miscellaneous notes, correspondence, and membership lists.
Dates: circa 1943-1961