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Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), one of the leading poets of his generation, is most well-known for his anthology The Hard Hours (1967), generally seen as his break-through volume. Hecht's small holding of papers, separated from his donated book collection, includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, as well as clippings, programs, and other forms of ephemera. The materials range from 1982 to 2005, the later years of Hecht's literary career.
Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet. This collection consists of thirteen pages of mostly undated handwritten poems; one poem is dated February 8, 1901.
Conrad Aiken (1889–1973) was an American poet, novelist, and critic. Collection consists of one published poem (1968) titled "A Clear, Brave, Civilizing Force" and was Aiken's contribution to the committee of Arts and Letters for Humphrey.
Earl Reeves Wasserman, authority on 18th century and romantic poetry, was born in Washington D.C. on November 11, 1913. This collection primarily consists of correspondence, notes, and meeting minutes dating from 1938-1973.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet and story writer. The collection consists of a bound reprint of "A Notice of William Cullen Bryant" by Poe, which appeared in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review, IV, 203-205, dated May, 1840.
Eleanor L. Turnbull was a poet and translator born in Baltimore in 1875. The Collection consists of correspondence, translations of Spanish poetry, notes, and personal items. Most of the collection dates from the 1930s through the 1950s, and deals with Turnbull's work as a translator.
The Ellicott-King papers (1804-1837) which form this collection consist of a notebook (1804-1826) of Eliza Ellicott, a notebook (1819-1851) of Tacy E. (Ellicott) King, and an autograph album (1835- 1837) of Thomas King. The Ellicott family of Howard County, Maryland settled in Maryland in 1772 on the Patapsco River about 10 miles west of Baltimore, where Ellicott City now stands.
Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American poet, literary critic, a highly influential figure in the development of Imagism, as well as a major contributor to the early modernist poetry movement at the turn of the century. This collection represents the manuscript portion of a larger holding of materials created by or relating to poet Ezra Pound, compiled by collector Richard Frary. The holdings range in time from 1909 to 1986, with most of the materials dating from 1909 to 1960.
The collection of German architect, Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer, consists of four bound volumes of letters (1827-1830) to his father and two volumes of his poetry (1819-1859).