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Poems

 Subject
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Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Hall Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland)...
Dates: 1810-2007 and undated

Hart Papers I and II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 H29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1847-1934, including correspondence, essays, articles, and poems by John Hart, a Richmond book seller and poems, short stories, and a novel by his wife, Katherine M. Hart. The papers of John Hart include letters concerning the sale of books and two letters by James Branch Cabell. The collection includes diplomas and certificates awarded by the University of Virginia to his [father ?] John Hart of Louisa County, Va. The Hart Papers (II) series contains 200...
Dates: 1847-1934

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Poetry Journals

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00643
Scope and Contents Two handwritten poetry journals.  One  kept by Sarah Wood and one by an unknown writer.  The unknown writer has a religious theme plus many of the poems are by other authors. Sarah Wood's poems are about her friends, family and historical and current events in her life.  One poem is written in memory of her father, and other poems in memory of friends.  Her subjects are varied, for example one poem is entitled, "The Superanuated Horse to His Master" and another one,...
Dates: 1828-1835; Majority of material found in 1831-1834

Lee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01 and Mss. Acc. 1995.27
Scope and Contents Mss. Acc. 1993.06-01, Series 1 - 4: Papers and photographs of the Edward Myers Lee Family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Lee graduated from the College of William and Mary, as did many of his children.  An album has photos of a May Pole in front of the Williamsburg Court House on Duke of Gloucester St. The papers include material for some of his children, particulary Elizabeth Mallory Lee (Mrs. John Walston Henderson), Peticolas Lee (Mrs. Robert Edward Lee), Mary King Lee, and Edward M. Lee. ...
Dates: 1858-1976; Majority of material found in 1900-1950

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L52
Scope and Contents

Letter, 4 May 1861, to Robert E. Lee from T. Rowland of Fairfax County, Va. desiring a commission with the Virginia forces, bearing endorsement of Lee. Includes printed material regarding Lee, such as his farewell address to the Army of Northern Virginia, his will, and  photographs and engravings of Lee.

Dates: 1829-1937

John W. Lewis and Lewis P. Olds Papers, 1808-1902

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.022
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the papers of three Southerners, dating predominantly from the 19th century. John W. Lewis lived in Virginia, Mississippi, and North Carolina and the portion of the collection from this Methodist minister and farmer includes references to religion including sermons, farming, and slavery. Lewis P. Olds was a North Carolina lawyer and politician and the collection includes evidence of his career as well as poetry and short stories he wrote. The remainder of the...
Dates: 1808-1902; Majority of material found within 1840-1879

Literary Addresses, Articles, Essays, Poetry and Short Stories

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.4 Lit
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection composed of original material, handwritten or typed, of addresses, articles, essays, poetry and short stories. Most material was received in the 1930s or 40s.

Dates: 1808-1938

Helen Liszka Marx Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01184
Scope and Contents

The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.

Dates: 1935-1936

Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M13
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1887-1953, of Virginia Taylor McCormick, Norfolk, Va. poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and editor of The Lyric magazine, 1921-1929. Includes manuscript and printed poems; essays; lectures; diaries, and correspondence with other poets and writers. Correspondents include Franklin Pierce Adams, Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook, Gamaliel Bradford, Van Wyck Brooks, Walter de la Mare, Ellen Glasgow, Rupert Hughes, Amy Lowell, H. L. Mencken and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Dates: 1873-1957

McLeod-Tyler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00340
Scope and Contents The McLeod-Tyler Family papers contains materials from members of the McLeod-Tyler family. Included in the collection are diaries and scrapbooks of Lieutenant John G. Tyler II during World War II, a typed transcript of a Civil War Memoir of Edward Keville Glennan; a commemorative collection of 20 battle pictures, entitled "Advance in the Pacific, New Guinea to the Philipines"; and two high school poetry anthologies, 1969-1970 to which J. Goodenow Tyler III contributed. Also included in the...
Dates: 1930-2007 and undated

Mexican-American War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00798
Scope and Contents General Order No.87, Vera Cruz, April 1, 1847: ordering preventative measures to insure martial law stops atrocities committed such as killing cattle and seizing private property. Written in English.   Sello Seto. De Ofico. Legal form for criminal cases. 1846-47. Projecto...Project about organization, operations and interesting points for the expeditionary army in Texas. Sent to the Governor General. Suggestions for how the Mexican forces in...
Dates: 1844-1847

C. W. Murdaugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.387
Scope and Contents

Papers, ca. 1853-1878 of Portsmouth, Virginia attorney, judge and politician C.W. Murdaugh, consisting of 3 volumes of law notes, notes on politics and history, transcribed stories, poemd and anecdotes, etc. and clippings from papers and magazines, some of which are annotated.

The volumes had at some point been numbered 8, 19 and 83 which indicates that they were once part of a larger collection.

Dates: 1853-1878

Mary A. Nevens Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01167
Scope and Contents

Mary A. Nevens Autograph Album with her name embossed in gold on the front of a leather book.  Includes an index in front of the book which has black and white plates.  Most autograph entrees consist of poetry.

Dates: 1832-1837

Clara E. Piggott Poetry Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Li2
Scope and Contents

Book, 1896, of manuscript poems, written by [?] Piggott, of Winchester, Virginiaa. with the inscription, "For Clara E. Piggott written by her mother," which includes a table of contents and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1896

Pompeo Cecchetti book of poems

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01858
Content Description

Book of cursive Italian poems by Pompeo Cecchetti and loose-leaf manuscript writings.



Scope and Contents

The collection contains a book of poetry written in the Italian language. There are also loose leaf papers that accompany the book that are hand written.

Dates: Circa 1895

Pulaski Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00097
Scope and Contents

Records of the Pulaski Club of Williamsburg, a men's social club, named in honor of Count Pulaski of American Revolutionary War fame.  Includes minutes, correspondence, photographs, poetry, stationery and clippings.  Two letters by John D. Rockefeller are included.

Dates: 1877-2014

Robb-Bernard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R54
Scope and Contents Papers, 1800-1901, of and relating to John Hipkins and John Hipkins Bernard (mostly accounts); of and relating to members of the Hipkins, Bernard and Robb families; and relating to the Hipkins-Bernard-Robb home "Rose Hill," Caroline County, Va. (later renamed "Gay Mont") and to Bernard's lands in Alabama, Texas and Arkansas. Includes diaries, correspondence, poems, accounts and account books of women (Elizabeth Hipkins, Jane Gay Robertson Bernard, and Helen Struan Bernard Robb); and legal...
Dates: 1665-2001; Majority of material found in 1850-1950

Fannie S. Russell Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01350
Scope and Contents

Autograph album of Fannie S. Russell while she attended Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, New Hampshire during the spring term of 1857. Includes inscriptions and autographs of her friends. List of autographs included with album.

Dates: 1857

Susannah Nourse Sawyer Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01182
Scope and Contents

Autograph diary of Susannah Nourse who was a student at Bolton Seminary in Brooklyn, New York. Most entries are poems with some prose. Many entries are by Nourse's family. A list of autographs is included with the diary.

Dates: 1836-1841

Captain Walter P. Snow Poetry Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01518
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a hand-written volume of poetry kept by Captain Walter P. Snow. Most of the entries are from Snow Hill and Baltimore, Maryland, New Orleans, Nantucket Island, and Tortugas. Some of the subjects described in the entries include love, everyday life, battles, and life on the sea. Also included are loose news clippings from the poetry volume.

Dates: 1831-1848

Song for Virginia Illustration

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.233
Scope and Contents

Illustration by Robert Armstrong of the poem, "Song for Virginia," which he wrote at the Williamsburg Inn in 1968 about the landing at Jamestown, Virginia.

Dates: 1968

Susan C. Taylor Poetry Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00858
Scope and Contents

Susan C. Taylor's collection of newspaper clippings, many from the Richmond Dispatch, of mostly poems and a few essays/stories.  These clippings are glued onto the pages of a book.  First page contains a handwritten poem.  Susan C. Taylor lived in Powhatan County, Virginia.

Dates: 1862

Tiberius Gracchus Jones Literary Prize Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 31
Scope and Contents

This collection contains student essays, stories, and poems submitted for the Tiberius Gracchus Jones Literary Prize. Some entries have judges' notes attached.

Dates: 1947-1958

Volume No. 3 Poems composed by Clarence W Clapp , 1875

 Item — Small Collections Box 126, Folder: 2
Content Description From the Collection:

Two notebooks of Clarence W. Clapp's manuscripts poetry books. The first notebook's contains 20 poems discussing nature, local people, and religion. The second notebook's poems discuss men and women, the homeless population, and politicians.

Dates: 1875

Henry A. Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W251
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Henry A. Washington, professor of history and political economy at the College of William and Mary. Dates include 1835-1859. The collection Includes correspondence, poetical compositions, diaries kept while practicing law in Richmond, Va., writings and addresses, legal and financial papers, and the manuscript of his edition of the Writings of Thomas Jefferson as well as supporting documentation for that project....
Dates: 1835-1859