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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 121 Collections and/or Records:

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

Minnie S. Etter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0436
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed diary entries, photographs and mimeographed and carbon copies of short stories from Minnie S. Etter in Indiana circa 1904; undated, regarding family history and fictional stories.
Dates: 1904, undated

Mrs. L. D. Temple collection

 Collection — Folder S1292
Identifier: S1292
Scope and Contents Two items are in this collection. The main item is a booklet with poems handwritten in ink. The first page gives the date of 1832. No other dates are found in the pages.

The second item is one page listing the way to count numbers from "Tens" at the top of the page and "Hundred thousand of millions" at the bottom. This is handwritten on one side of the lined paper.
Dates: 1832

"My Deborah Lee" poem

 Collection — Folder S2126
Identifier: S2126
Scope and Contents This collection contains a page from an edition of Frank Leslie's Budget of Fun circa 1860s. The page has printed material on both sides, including the poem, "My Deborah Lee," a parody of Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee" that was reprinted from the Cincinnati Commercial with no author credited. The poem has a couple lines that refer to Indiana: "That a nice girl live, as ye Hoosiers know," and...
Dates: circa 1860s

Myrtie Barker collection

 Collection
Identifier: L583
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Dates: 1907-1985

Nancy Hovarter papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0685
Scope and Contents This collection includes a postcard and a letter sent to Nancy Hovarter in Angola, Indiana from her daughter Hattie Weirich in Toledo, Ohio on August 12, 1924, and from her granddaughter Ruth and family in Glenwood, Iowa on Augutst 24, 1931, respectively concerning travel, unemployment, farming, drought, and the swarm of grasshoppers which devastated Midwestern crops in 1931. There is also a letter to Hattie Weirich in Kendallville, Indiana from her sister Lydia in Orland, Indiana on July 15,...
Dates: 1884-1931

Patrick family collection

 Collection — Folder S1955
Identifier: S1955
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy book used by several members of the Patrick family of Jennings County, Indiana and includes account entries made by Jeremiah Patrick regarding his duties as treasurer of district No. 4, Township No. 6, Range 9 East (1846-1849); poetry and songs written by Lora and Mariah Jane "Jennie" Patrick (1868-1870, undated); and poems and autographs from family and friends (1869-1894, undated). The collection also contains a clipping of the poem "Yuba...
Dates: 1846-1901

Paul Herring diary

 Collection — Folder S0640
Identifier: S0640
Scope and Contents This collection includes 97 photocopied pages of Paul Herring's 1873 diary. Herring's entries are in both English and German and he refers to himself as "the writer". Most entries start with a description of the weather and they relate daily activities of his family and himself. Remarks about farming activities are a common theme, but he also describes special days such as Decoration Day (May 30), Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Also included are hymns in German, and poems by...
Dates: 1873

Peter Michels poem

 Collection — Folder S2645
Identifier: S2645
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a poem called “Shiloh” by Peter Michels. Written and printed sometime after he moved to New Castle, Indiana (circa 1880s-1920s), Michel’s poem has ten stanzas and relates events that took place during the Battle of Shiloh on April 6 and 7, 1862 as remembered by “one who was in that battle two days and was not 17 years old.”
Dates: circa 1880s-1920s