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Poetry, Modern -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1800

The development of modern poetry, approximately 1956

 File — Box 16: [Barcode: 31197233281374], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2954
Scope and Contents

Contains a hand-written, hand-bound, hardcover book by Norris, titled "The Development of Modern Poetry." Materials date to around 1956.

Dates: approximately 1956