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Poets, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

James Whitcomb Riley letter

Identifier: S2167
Scope and Contents This collection contains a June 28, 1895 letter written by James Whitcomb Riley on Denison Hotel stationary and sent to Paul Trevor Payne of Wabash, Indiana regarding a job at the Bowen-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis. Payne was a nephew of Riley's sister, Mary Elizabeth Riley Payne. The envelope, also from the Denison, was addressed by Riley and includes his initials. One other item, an envelope from the Bowen-Merrill Co. postmarked June 20, 1895, was also sent to Paul Payne at Wabash and has a...
Dates: 1895/06

James Whitcomb Riley portrait print

 Collection — Folder OBC028
Identifier: OBC028
Scope and Contents This collection includes an oversize portrait print of James Whitcomb Riley, from a photograph with hand-drawn embellishments, that belonged to Theresa Vinton Pierce Krull of Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1917.
Dates: circa 1917

James Whitcomb Riley portrait sketches

 Collection — Folder OBC176
Identifier: OBC176
Scope and Contents This collection contains portrait sketches of James Whitcomb Riley from 1912 and 1944.
Dates: 1912, 1944

Jerome C. Burnett collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Jerome C. Burnett's account, written in 1872, of a trip to Denver Colorado and the Rocky Mountains, which he titled, "Six months in the saddle and camp, or roughing it in the Rockies in 1870.
Dates: 1872

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

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

Robert E. Bonham papers

 Collection — Folder S141
Identifier: S0141
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, signed letter and typed poem from Robert E. Bonham in Pennsylvania on 1970/10/24 regarding Indiana history.
Dates: 1870

Ross Alley pamphlet

 Collection — Folder S2404
Identifier: S2404
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a circa 1929 pamphlet containing Ross Alley's poem, "Childhood's Home" and his portait. "Ross Alley, Pioneer Poet and Editor, Ripley County, Indiana, Born April 5, 1834, Died Sept. 8, 1854" is printed on the front of the bifold pamphlet and "Greetings from Mrs. Emma King-Benham, Ross Alley Biographer" is handwritten below the poem on the inside page.
Dates: circa 1929

Sarah T. Bolton papers

 Collection — Folder S0139
Identifier: S0139
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten letter with and accompanying autograph and poem excerpt and two poems from Sarah T. Bolton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1892, with one undated, regarding marriage, life, toil, and death.
Dates: 1850-1892, undated

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