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American poetry -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Kidwell "Hoosier Volunteer" poem

 Collection — Folder S0775
Identifier: S0775
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a handwritten poem, "Hoosier Volunteer," composed by Robert M. Kidwell and dated October 26, 1861. Kidwell was a private in Company E, 34th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and he wrote the poem shortly after enlisting and sent it to his mother as a remembrance of him.
Dates: 1861/10/26

Robert Underwood Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder S737
Identifier: S0737
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and signed letters from Robert Underwood Johnson in New York City, New York ranging from 1897 to 1931 regarding the literary business; a typed, signed letter from Albert H. Dotaw in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1924 regarding Robert Underwood Johnson's autobiography, and an autographed, unsigned poem, undated.
Dates: 1897-1931, undated

Taylor family papers

Identifier: L235
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, mimeographed, typeset and autographed poems, correspondence, and reminiscences from Tucker W. Taylor; addresses and medical papers from James H. Taylor and medical students in Greencastle, Indiana and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1870 to 1904, regarding poetry, publishing, family life and medical diseases and practice.
Dates: 1870-1904, undated

Walter N. Vanscoyoc poem

 Collection — Folder S1339
Identifier: S1339
Scope and Contents This poem, entitled "The Kind Acts Club," was written by Walter N. Vanscoyoc on January 6, 1938. There are six stanzas with four lines in each stanza. The first stanza is thus: "The Kind Acts Club I'll join tonight, and start tomorrow doing right. I'll help my neighbor down the way, I'll try to do kind acts each day."The last stanza is thus: "When I go forward to the goal, I'll do my best to lift each soul, that I find struggling on my way, I'll so some kindly act each...
Dates: 1938

Will M. Carleton letters

 Collection — Folder S0219
Identifier: S0219
Scope and Contents This collection includes ten letters from Will Carleton in Brooklyn, New York to Horatio King in Washington, D.C. and to Reverend Frederick E. Hopkins in Hamstead, Long Island, New York and Bridgeport, Connecticut, and one letter from Chauncey M. DePew to Rev. Hopkins ranging from 1883 to 1897 regarding concerning speaking engagements, traveling, printed circulars, and attending praryer meetings.
Dates: 1883-1896