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Anthony Hecht papers

Identifier: MS-0775

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.

Dates: 1982 - 2005

Bliss Carman poems

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0262

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.

Dates: 1901 February 8 and undated

Conrad Aiken papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0345

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.

Dates: 1968

Cornell Prison Education Program literary journals: Writer's Bloc and Bridges

Identifier: MS-0994
Scope and Contents

This collection contains twelve issues of Writer's Bloc from Fall 2009 to Spring 2021. The collection also contains the Spring 2012 issue of Bridges. Both publications feature poetry, prose, artwork, and other creative writing by students enrolled in the Cornell Prison Education Program. The issue of Bridges also features pieces by students enrolled at Cornell University.

Dates: 2009 - 2021

Earl Reeves Wasserman papers

Identifier: MS-0063

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.

Dates: 1938-1973

Edgar Allan Poe poetry review of William Cullen Bryant

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0278

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.

Dates: 1840 May

Eleanor Turnbull papers

Identifier: MS-0055

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1874 - 1960; 1874 - 1992

Elizabeth Cobbold album of papercut valentines

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0936
Content Description

A bound album of papercut valentines and accompanying poems created by Elizabeth Cobbold in the early 19th century.

Dates: approximately 1806-approximately 1814

Ellicott-King family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0161

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.

Dates: 1804-1851

Elliott Coleman papers

Identifier: MS-0013

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.

Dates: 1932-1980

Frary collection of Ezra Pound

Identifier: MS-0788

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.

Dates: 1909-approximately 2010; Majority of material found within 1909-1960

Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer collection

Identifier: MS-0385

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).

Dates: 1819-1859

Grace Denio Litchfield scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0417

Grace Denio Litchfield (1849-1944) was an American poet and novelist. This collections consists of nine scrapbooks, with material dating from 1871 through 1936, including copies and reviews of Litchfield's literary work.

Dates: 1871-1936

HIV/AIDS epidemic writings and ephemera

Identifier: MS-1019
Scope and Contents This collection contains writings and ephemera related to the HIV/AIDS epidemic dated 1983-2021. The majority of the items were created in the 1980s and 1990s by HIV and AIDS activist and public health organizations in San Francisco. Many items are educational, such as an AIDS education activity book published in collaboration between the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and 18th Street Services, and “Recommended Standards for the Operation of Sex Clubs, Bathhouses, and Commercial Sex...
Dates: 1983 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1993

James R. Randall letter to Charles F. Gunther and poem My Maryland!

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0715

James Ryder Randall (1839-1908) was a native of Maryland and penned the poem, Maryland, My Maryland! which was adopted as the state song in 1939. The collection includes autograph transcriptions of a letter to Charles F. Gunther of Chicago and the accompanying aforementioned poem.

Dates: 1884 - 1884

John Ayers papers

Identifier: MS-0221

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

John C. French collection of sheet music based on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe

Identifier: MS-MUS-034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe--including both vocal settings of Poe's actual text as well as instrumental programmtic pieces more loosely based on a particular work of Poe--dating from 1865 to 1957. There are published and manuscript copies, as well as a few photostatic copies. Especially well-represented are the original manuscripts of Joseph Holbrooke, an English composer working in the first half of the 20th century, whose long-standing...
Dates: 1865 - 1957

Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection

Identifier: MS-0826

The Johns Hopkins University Billie Holiday collection is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, dating from approximately 1949 to 1993. The collection features eleven items related to the life, career, and death of jazz singer Billie Holiday, 1915-1959. Holiday, or "Lady Day," was known for her disctinct vocal delivery and had a profound influence on jazz and blues music.

Dates: 1949-1993 and undated

Johns Hopkins University collection of games and toys

Identifier: MS-0843

The Johns Hopkins University collection of vintage games and toys is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. It spans from 1796 to 2020.

Dates: 1796 - 2021

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

Identifier: MS-0561

Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Dates: 1920s-1982

Jorge Guillén writings and letters to Nancy Palmer Wardropper

Identifier: MS-0203

Jorge Guillén y Alvarez was a Spanish poet as well as a university teacher, scholar and literary critic. The collection consists of writings and outgoing letters spanning 1957-1984.

Dates: 1957-1984

J.P.R. Cuisin manuscript: Les Lunes Poétiques des Deux Mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0831

An autographed manuscript by P. Cuisin, titled Les Lunes poétiques des deux-mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses. The manuscript is undated, but was likely created in Paris between 1820 and 1845. P. Cuisin, also known as J.P.R Cuisin, was a Parisian author who was born in 1777 and died in approximately 1845.

Dates: approximately 1820-1845

Kirby Flower Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0031

Kirby Flower Smith (1862-1918) was professor of Latin at Johns Hopkins University from 1889 until his death in 1918, and published several books on the Roman elegiac poets. The collection consists of reprints, typed transcripts, and thirty notebooks of notes for lectures and articles dating from 1892-1916.

Dates: 1892-1916

Linda Pastan ephemera and correspondence with William F. Claire

Identifier: MS-0885

This collection consists of correspondence, publications, clippings, and one newspaper relating to poet Linda Pastan and her work with Voyages national literary magazine created by William F. Claire.

Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1967-1977; approximately 1967-2016

Luís de Camões newspaper clipping

 Collection — Box: BW-13
Identifier: MS-0261

Luís de Camões, 1524-1580, was a Portuguese poet. This collection consists of facsimiles of "Os Luseadas" printed in 1880 for commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the death of Luís de Camões.

Dates: 1880

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