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Poetry -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

The death of Pat Hennessy

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233915]
Identifier: MSS SC 110
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem telling of an Indian raid on a wagon train. "Clara Foltz, Attorney at Law" is stamped on the back of the second page.
Dates: approximately 1800s

Epitre aux apotres pelletier, Mallet du Pan, Fontanes et autres partisans du tems jadis

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244417]
Identifier: MSS SC 676
Scope and Contents Holograph. A poem praising the cause of the French Revolution and criticizing the activities of certain Royalists.
Dates: 1800

H. W. poem

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322262]
Identifier: MSS SC 2344
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem dated 7 May 1851 and signed with H. W. The poem tells about a man who was a sea captain who went on a trip to Turkey and rescued a woman there.
Dates: 1851 May 7

David and Ira P. Hale papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7614
Scope and Contents Collection includes the originals, photocopies, and digital scans of a ledger used by David Hale and two notebooks used by Ira P. Hale. Also includes a photocopy and a typescript of a letter from Lorenzo D. Wasson, Emma Smith, and a third author to David Hale. The handwriting may be from Joseph Smith, but it is unsigned. Original documents date from 1827 to 1888.
Dates: 1827-1888

Bethiah Haywood Willis Kingston poem

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629711]
Identifier: MSS 5872
Scope and Contents "The Happy Child," manuscript verse bearing on the first leaf the name "Bethiah Hayward Willis Kingston," [Ulster County, New York?]. No date; early 1800s. Crudely-composed verse in a nice hand. Children sin after meeting the Devil who pays them money to deny the existence of heaven and hell. A virtuous little girl who warns them of this deceit is accosted by the devil in the churchyard. She casts him away in the name of Jesus and a comforting angel tells her she is not long for this world. ...
Dates: 1800

John D. T. McAllister papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244581]
Identifier: MSS SC 565
Scope and Contents Short typewritten biography with genealogical data, typescripts of selected journal entries concerning crossing the plains, 1851, the corner stone ceremony for the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple, 1852, his mission to England, 1852-1856, and travel with a handcart company on his return. Also included are three poems he wrote, correspondence to his wife, Anne E., and to David H. Cannon, 1886-1895, covering family affairs, political views and temple business, and a description of the Washington...
Dates: 1851-1895

Poems on life in a metaphysical sense

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230319037]
Identifier: MSS SC 2090
Scope and Contents Handwritten document containing a collection of poems by an unknown author which deal mainly with metaphysical questions of life.
Dates: circa 1900

Parley P. Pratt and Belinda Marden Pratt book of poetry and accounts

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233244489]
Identifier: Vault MSS 725
Scope and Contents One notebook with handwritten items in it. It includes poems by Pratt and his wife Belinda Marden Pratt. One poem deals with the martyrdom of the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Also included are financial records. Likely produced in Utah, although no locations are identified. Dated 1847.
Dates: 1847

W. O. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230220185]
Identifier: MSS 1958
Scope and Contents A typewritten autobiography, a history, newspaper clippings, stories, plays, correspondence, poems, music, and photographs. The materials relate to Robinson's service to the Mormon Church, his early life in Farmington, Utah, the celebration of his 102nd birthday, and advice to his children. Box 1/folder 2 contains photos of Robinson.
Dates: 1969-1978

Eliza R. Snow diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331826]
Identifier: MSS SC 3239
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Snow writes about her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and her migration across Iowa to Council Bluffs. She left Winter Quarters and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1847. She also describes her life in that city. She also includes many of her poems.
Dates: 1846-1849