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Poets, American -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter and a portrait, 1792

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197233283156], Folder: 47-48
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 5 April 1792, and addressed to Reverend William Clarke and William Hayley, an English poet. Barlow writes about a poem he submitted to the two men to critique. Also included is anetching portrait of Barlow with a mechanically reproduced autograph.

Dates: 1792

Letter and an autobiography, 1901

 Item — Box 2: [Barcode: 31197233283149], Folder: 49-50
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 12 Nov. 1901, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Also included is a handwritten autobiography of Auringer and the envolpe in which these materials were sent. Auringer responds to Aylesworth's request for biographical information and writes about his education and his writing career.

Dates: 1901

Leslie Norris papers

Identifier: MSS 2954
Scope and Contents Collection documents the activities and career of Leslie Norris, including his service as a professor and poet laureate at Brigham Young University. It also contains personal materials, including letters which were collected by Norris through correspondence with friends and colleagues over a long period. Some of the important topics and materials represented in the collection are poetry and short stories in varying stages of completion; literary matters and events; academics and school...
Dates: 1921-2008

James Whitcomb Riley letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291704]
Identifier: Vault MSS 635
Scope and Contents

Contains five handwritten and signed letters to John M. and Mary Jameson Judah. The letters discuss travel and lecture plans of Mr. Riley and arrangements to stay at the Judah's home.

Dates: 1880-1894

John Greenleaf Whittier letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293791]
Identifier: Vault MSS 675
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written on November 3 in an unknown year, at Amesbury. Whittier asks to see a proof of a poem he has written.

Dates: approximately 1880