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American poetry -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Dana Howe collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0163
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes promotional material for Ashes for flame, and other poems.
Dates: 1886

Celia Thaxter collection

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Identifier: 0368
Collection Scope and Content This collection collection consists of correspondence, published material, reviews, clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1861-1996

Elizabeth Akers Allen papers

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Identifier: 0007
Collection Scope and Content This collection is composed primarily of letters from Elizabeth Akers Allen to her friend Gilbert Tracy, written between 1902-1911. The bulk of the letters were written in 1902, and discuss her work, finances, and other personal matters. Also included are several letters to Tracy from Akers Allen's daughters, Grace Cook and Florence Percy McIntyre. Some literary correspondence between Akers Allen and several publishers is included, as well as a manuscript copy of Sea Birds, under her pseudonym...
Dates: 1866-1911

Flora McGlauflin Searles collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0334
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence from Barbara Schmidt (a grand-niece) to the Maine Women Writers Collection and a photograph.
Dates: 1967

Jane W. Anderson collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0010
Collection Scope and Content The collection contains a three stanza prayer poem written by Anderson in August 1848.
Dates: 1848

Kate Vannah collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0387
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes the 1891 sheet music for Celia Thaxter's Good bye, sweet day, articles and a poem.
Dates: 1891-1933

Louise Imogen Guiney collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0153
Collection Scope and Content This collection includes correspondence and reviews
Dates: 1900, undated

Marcella M. H. Hines collection

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Identifier: 0178
Collection Scope and Content This collection contains one handwritten poetry manuscript that includes notes about publication dates and periodicals in which the poems were published.
Dates: 1839-1874

Mary G. Doe collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0442
Collection Scope and Content This collection consists of a clipping of one of Doe's poems, an elegy composed on the death of Abigail Marston, Parsonsfield, Maine (1849).
Dates: circa 1849

Maude Moore collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0245
Collection Scope and Content Includes brief biographical information from Mrs. Mary Stiles.
Dates: undated

Nellie Wade Whitcomb collection

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Identifier: 0411
Collection Scope and Content The collection consists of ten folders, seven of which include notebooks, and one scrapbook of clippings of her published material.
Dates: 1884-1902

Nora Archibald Smith papers

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Identifier: 0356
Collection Scope and Content The Nora Archibald Smith papers document Smith's life as an author and school administrator. The collection includes scrapbooks of her writings in publications such as Kindergarten Review, The Outlook, Primary School Popular Educator and New England Magazine. The collection contains correspondence to Kate Douglas Wiggin collected by Smith while writing her biography of Wiggin; correspondence with...
Dates: 1878-2009; Majority of material found within 1889-1924

Sarah Orne Jewett collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0196
Collection Scope and Content The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, articles, reviews, research papers, memorabilia, photographs, printed material, artifacts, and family business records. The manuscripts include: a poem written by Jewett at age fourteen; notes found in her personal copy of the Norman Conquest; "Indians," her earliest known manuscript; and a complete manuscript copy of the "Night Before Thanksgiving." The correspondence with family, friends and business associates gives a view into Jewett's...
Dates: 1801-1997; Majority of material found within 1881-1906

Sophia E. Perry collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0291
Collection Scope and Content Includes a poem and an essay written by Perry.
Dates: 1862, 1886