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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

James Whitcomb Riley photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP050
Identifier: SP050
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and illustrations in Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to circa 1930 regarding author James Whitcomb Riley, people and places associated with him, his dog "Lockerbie", and his works. There are also photographs from his funeral and statue dedication in Greenfield, Indiana
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1930

Janice Musselman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1003
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of poems, songs, scriptures and corrrespondence of the Mallery, Sallee, and Emmons families (1834 -1892). Several letters are written by Moses E. Sallee while he was with Company L, Indiana 8th Cavalry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Also included is the account book of J.M. Mallery of Noblesville, Indiana is (1835-1858). Some of the photocopies are illegible.
Dates: 1834-1892, undated

Jap Miller pamphlet

 Collection — Folder S3433
Identifier: S3433
Scope and Contents This collection contains one pamphlet about Isaac "Jap" Miller. It was printed around 1931 and contains biographical information written by Jap Miller and a poem written about him by James Whitcomb Riley in 1889.
Dates: circa 1931

Jennie McDowell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0880
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies of land grant, family letters, and poems from the Lindley and Woody families in Indiana, Maryland, and North Carolina ranging from 1813 to 1884.
Dates: 1813-1865, undated

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.
Dates: 1915

John A. Botts poem

 Collection — Folder S1037
Identifier: 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."
Dates: 1863/06/12

John Howard Hanger collection

 Collection — Folder S2042
Identifier: S2042
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by the John H. Hanger family to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pritchard of Amo, Hendricks County, Indiana, including an invitation to the June 27, 1952 wedding of Beverly Ann Hanger and J. Trall Heitzenrater and year-end greeting cards from 1955 and 1957. The greeting cards share family happenings for the year written in verse by Rev. Hanger.
Dates: 1952-1957

John M. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.
Dates: 1804-1982

John Odell collection

 Collection — Folder S1026
Identifier: S1026
Scope and Contents This collection includes John Odell's school workbook containing his compositions, poems, mathematical equations, and expenses (circa1855 to 1860). The book was re-used as a scrapbook and has news clippings attached to the pages regarding the U.S. Civil War and other items of interest to Mr. Odell (circa1860-1886). One item of note is a clipping of an address he gave during a June 20, 1860 debate on the question of popular sovereignty in the territories.
Dates: 1855-1886

John Rugenstein collection

 Collection
Identifier: L300
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials assembled by John Rugenstein regarding the presidential campaign of Wendell Willkie. Included in this collection is campaign memorabilia such as buttons, literature, poetry, postcards, music, stickers and phonograph records. Also included is the correspondence of the various state and local Willkie Clubs, founded in 1940 to promote and support Willkie in his campaign. These items are divided geographically. There is information on the national (Associated of...
Dates: 1879-1959