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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Henry E. Baker Column, "Our Modern Poets"

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00178
Scope and Contents Three copies of typed poem, "Jack Joett Rides" by Henry E. Baker.  Attached is an advertisement entitled "Remarks on Jack Jouett's Ride" with a sheet requesting newspapers to contact Mr. Baker in Newport News, Virginia for a subscription to his "Our Modern Poets" column.  1941.

Documenting Life During COVID-19 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00326
Scope and Contents Collection includes social media posts, music recitals, podcasts, video recordings, digital photographs, self-portraiture, original music compositions, poetry, personal journal entries, and other materials created by members of the William & Mary and the greater Williamsburg community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Future accruals expected.

Frederick L. Torrey Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01553
Scope and Contents Autograph album of Frederick L. Torrey with entries from friends and family. Many entries are longer poems.

Collection of French Language Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.17
Scope and Contents Includes manuscript material in French. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. This collection has multiple creators, which have not been indexed at this time.

William and Sally Newsum Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00321
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters sent from William Newsum Jr. to his wife Sally, nee Cary, from 1804 through 1806. William Newsum Jr. was a William & Mary alumnus and studied law. They were married on February 1, 1806 and had their first child late 1806 or early 1807. The letters to Sally begin when they are courting and end in December 1806.Included is one letter from William Newsum to an unknown Sir and a letter from William’s mother Mary Bassett Stark Newsum to her...

Williamsburg Poems

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01194
Scope and Contents Three poems related to Williamsburg.  "Lay of the Lost Lion" by Cynthia Beverley Tucker Coleman, originally in the Williamsburg Garden Club's 1932 "Williamsburg Scrapbook."  "The Pulaski Club of Williamsburg, VA, Its origina and fame and how it got its name" by the History Committee.  "My God, They've sold the town" a poem about John D. Rockefeller, Jr.'s purchasing houses in Williamsburg.

Gilbert M. Woodward Poem

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00716
Scope and Contents Poem, circa 1864, written by Gilbert M. Woodward. The poem is a humorous look at the role of the printer in the Civil War, and begins "Hail and Thrice Hail Ye Craftsman, / Knights of the Stick and the Rule, / Who through the fiery storm of war / With purpose high and courage cool / the fearful brunt of battle bore..." Throughout the poem, Woodward references the battles in which his unit, the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteers, participated. A transcription of the poem is also included.

Robert Baker Wynne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00250
Content Description Correspondence, artwork, drawings, and notes of Robert Baker Wynne, professor of English at North Carolina State University. Through his poetry writings, Wynne developed and maintained a correspondence relationship with a number well known writers of the 1920's and 30's, including Gertrude Stein and Eudora Welty, of which there is correspondence in this collection between Wynne and them. Wynne was also an avid gardener and some of his affinity of flowers and development of hybrid species of...