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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis F. Palmer papers

 Collection — Folder S1998
Identifier: S1998
Scope and Contents This collection includes a commercially printed card with a poem from Palmer's Restaurant, Lunch and Lodging in Indianapolis, Indiana around 1904 regarding business advertising.
Dates: circa 1904

Lillian Witt collection

 Collection — Folder S2337
Identifier: S2337
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers from the Lebanon Presbyterian Academy, including poetry, letters, philosophical notes, and two draft editorials for the school's publication, "The Calliopean Bachelor". The papers do not include author's names. The date 1868 is included on several papers, but most include no date. Student and professor names are included in a mock will.
Dates: 1868

"Literary Curiosity" poem

 Collection — Folder S2002
Identifier: S2002
Scope and Contents The poem entitled "Literary Curiosity," is an unfavorable poem written about women by an unknown poet circa 1900s.
Dates: 1900s

Lois Fuller papers

 Collection — Folder S494
Identifier: S0494
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, signed letter from Lois Compton Fuller in New Castle, Indiana on December 18, 1934 regarding the donation of her autographed book, "When the World is New," to the Indiana State Library.
Dates: 1933

L.S. Bowman papers

 Collection — Folder S151
Identifier: S0151
Scope and Contents This collection includes a mimeographed, hand-corrected copy of a typed document and a typed copy of a poem from Lewis Smith Bowman in Indiana ranging from 1957 to 1959 regarding the results of presidential elections in Indiana from 1860 to 1959.
Dates: 1957-1959

Marcus A. Wolfe collection

 Collection — Folder S2338
Identifier: S2338
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original items stemming from correspondence of Marcus A. Wolfe in Santa Barbara, CA, in a letter he wrote to Governor Ralph Gates, January 29, 1946.Wolfe requested that the Governor forward a poem he wrote in honor of Nancy Hanks, mother of Abraham Lincoln, to the Nancy Hanks Memorial Association. Because the Hanks Memorial Association had been disbanded several years earlier, Governor Gates forwarded Wolfe’s letter and poem to the Director of the...
Dates: 1946

Margaret M. Scott collection

 Collection
Identifier: L139
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of Margaret M. Scott's correspondence, essays, short stories, and unpublished novels from 1920 to 1930s. The collection also includes papers regarding the work of the Indiana Lincoln Memorial Association, a scrapbook of newspaper stories by and about her, and poetry of her father, John Scott.
Dates: 1873-1955

Marjorie K. Lawrence papers

 Collection
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

Martin Riley poem

 Collection — Page S1118
Identifier: S1118
Scope and Contents The poem entitled "Tulip Tree" is written in pencil on a single sheet, thus:

A flower grows within the woods upon a tulip tree Blooming near the end of Spring a joyful sight to see.

Petals of the palest green Crowned by crest of orange flame rarest blossom ever seen Tulip poplar is its name.
Dates: circa 1940-1980

Mary Alexander Kaufman collection

 Collection — Folder S1891
Identifier: S1891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one poem titled, "Major's Only Son," the tale of an ill-fated and fatal love affair. It is handwritten on four pages and is composed of sixty-seven rhymed couplets or one hundred and thirty-four lines. When asked when the poem was written, Darwin Kelley, Mary Alexander Kaufman's great grandson, answered that it was "probably written and revised over a long period, 1855-1890."
Dates: 1855-1890