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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Carole Oles, Poetry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0361
Scope and Contents Notes and research materials, drafts, manuscripts, and typescripts created by Carole Oles comprise the bulk of her papers. Her curriculum vitae, three envelopes of photo negatives, and one folder of correspondence are also included. The photographs may be portraits of Oles. The single folder of correspondence relates to a literary editing class Oles taught in 2004 at California State University, Chico. For individual works, notes and research materials precede drafts, proofs, illustrations, and...
Dates: 1983-2007

Ella Robinson, English Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-10-17
Scope and Contents The collection includes Ella Robinson's correspondence, poetry, lectures, short stories, essays, and publications as well as two audio cassettes--one of a radio interview and the other labeled Side A: “Coffee House", Side B: “Voices".
Dates: undated

Ernesto Mejia-Sanchez, Poems

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0201
Scope and Contents The collection consists of handwritten poems on cardboard, one written in 1956 in New Orleans, La., and six others known as “Notebook from Nebraska” written in 1963 while Mejia-Sanchez was in Lincoln, Nebraska. Also included are a brief biographical sketch and a short newspaper clipping about the poetry. All the poems are in Spanish.
Dates: 1956-1963

Fredrick J. Zydek Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0078
Content Description The Fredrick J. Zydek papers primarily document his work and career as a poet. Zydek’s collection thoroughly documents his poetry with a folder of material about each of his poems containing drafts and final versions of the poems as well as correspondence with publishers when the poems were published, which was frequently the case (15 cubic feet). Many of Zydek’s poems were published and they covered a range of topics. The collection also includes his short stories. Folders of material about...
Dates: circa 1965-2016

Hilda Raz, English and Literary Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-10-52
Scope and Contents Hilda Raz's professional life as a writer, editor, and educator are represented in the collection materials. Correspondence and manuscripts comprise about half of the collection. The remainder relates primarily to Raz's work as an educator, including her work as a professor at UNL and as a lecturer at conferences and workshops. Throughout the collection, quotation marks indicate original folder titles, and italics are used for titles of works.
Dates: 1968-2010

Janet Pressley Piper, Poetry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0136
Scope and Contents Books and Poems by Janet Piper
Dates: 1920-1976

John G. Neihardt Collection

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0026
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typed manuscript of a Neihardt poem; original and photocopied pieces of correspondence, including a folder of letters to author George Sterling; typed transcripts of published Neihardt essays; and miscellaneous essays, brochures, and newspaper clippings about Neihardt. Photographic and audio materials of and about Neihardt are also included in the collection. The materials written about Neihardt include Lucile F Aly's “John G. Neihardt And The American Epic,” and Slade...
Dates: 1912-1982

Josef V. Tománek, Czech Heritage Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0270
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of Czech and English writings by Tománek.  Most of the writings discuss the Communist and Soviet governments in Eastern Europe.  Also included is sheet music for anti-communist songs, with Tománek, as the lyricist. Materials include publications from published Hlas - Voice, notes for Internacionale, the anti-communist anthem, sheet music and lyrics by Tománek, a message to the democratic governments and delegates of the peace conference in Madrid, Spain, and programs...
Dates: 1970-1983

Joseph Thrasher Ledger

 Collection — Box MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0065
Identifier: MSS-0065
Content Description The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born 1837),...
Dates: 1882-1914

Luis Romero, Literary Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Contents This collection was donated to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln by Luis Romero in September of 1979. It consists of manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and minor writings by or about Romero.
Dates: 1922-1979

Philip Boatright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Content Description This collection includes correspondence, photographs, personal documents, book catalogues, edited and unedited manuscripts of poetry from Philip Boatright and related individuals. The collection also includes works and personal papers from Boatright’s late wife Evelyn Hamilton Boatright. Items related to Evelyn Hamilton Boatright include works of poetry, manuscripts and drawings. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and edited proofs relating to a number of poetry collections....
Dates: 1974-2014

Roger Nielson, Poetry Papers

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0204
Scope and Contents Poetry printed at the Dutchess Press in Omaha, Nebraska, including Elegy of a Lady and Towering, both produced by Roger C. Nielson in 1983 and Mind the Taper, 1984.  Also included is a letter from Nielson to “Prof. Thomas” that provides information about the poetry.
Dates: 1874-1977; 1983-1984

Roy Scheele, Papers

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three newspaper clippings, three copies of “Grams and Epigrams” by Scheele, and the chapbook “A Bestiary”.  The clippings contain information about Roy Scheele’s life, a few of his poems, and a review of the “A Bestiary”.
Dates: 1973

S. Pitts Wells, Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0021
Scope and Contents The letters of S. Pitts Wells to Charles R. Green provide descriptions of his life in Lawrence, Kansas; Rapid City, Dakota Territory; Los Angeles and Santa Ana, California; and Dillon, Montana. They also provide details about his family, the births and deaths of his children, his financial difficulties, and his teaching experiences. There are 37 letters arranged in chronological order. There is one notecard on which Green outlines what he wrote in response to a letter from Wells.
Dates: 1870-1906

Sarah Finch Scrapbook and Unidentified Ledger

 Collection — Box MISC-12, Folder: MSS-0094
Identifier: MSS-0094
Content Description The scrapbook of Sarah Finch was created by re-using the ledger of an unidentified business. Miss Finch’s scrapbook includes sheet music, poetry, news clippings, and illustrations. The sheet music includes a printed sheet as well as the handwritten Stephen C. Fosters song "Hard Times." The merchant’s entries cover approximately 100 pages and identification of the merchant may be possible with further study.
Dates: circa 1850-1872

Steppenwolf Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0025
Scope and Contents The Steppenwolf Collection spans the years 1938-1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960-1977. The collection features the papers of Philip Boatright, editor of Steppenwolf: A journal of poetry and opinion, and his associate, Jean Shannon. Steppenwolf an independent, literary journal, featured poetry from the late 1960’s through the mid 1970’s. The Collection contains correspondence, books, manuscripts, photographs, newsletters, postcards, catalogs, and sound recordings. Also...
Dates: 1938-1991

Ted Kooser Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0344
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Ted Kooser and includes his writings in manuscript or typescript formats. Other creative work includes drawings, many of which are found in the journals and notebooks. The materials include correspondence from friends, colleagues, and poets, along with solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. There are resources on poetry, poets, publication, and numerous aspects of Kooser's career.
Dates: 1959-2011

Warren Fine, Literature Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-10-51
Scope and Contents Warren Fine’s professional life as a writer and teacher and his personal life are both represented in collection materials.  Manuscripts written by Fine comprise nearly half of the collection.  The remainder consists primarily of his notes and journals and his correspondence, both of which provide additional insights about his work as a writer.  Also included are collected clippings, manuscripts, and publications; teaching materials; and personal records relating to Fine’s health and finances. ...
Dates: 1960-1987

Weldon Kees Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0021
Scope and Contents

The Weldon Kees Book Collection comprises the published works of Weldon Kees, both books and periodical issues, along with a bibliography and a small assortment of news clippings.

Dates: 1936-2003

Will M. Carleton, Poem

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0173
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a short, handwritten poem, “The Boy to be Hang’d,” a photocopied letter from Edm. B. Fairfield to Will Carleton dated February 19, 1877, and a newspaper clipping about Carleton’s poetry. A parenthetical notation at the bottom of the poem reads: “This was found in a catalogue of Kalamazoo College (Mich.) for 1865-1866, it had Will M. Carleton’s autograph on it. I rather think the above is the writing of Carleton the poet—T.J.F. Purchased at a sale of his effects.” ...
Dates: 1877, undated

William M. Thackeray, Manuscript Poem

 Collection — Box 001
Identifier: MS-0309
Scope and Contents The manuscript poem is comprised of five stanzas with six lines each, written in Thackeray's hand on a sheet of blue writing paper. A published version of the poem appeared in The History of Pendennis (New York: Harper & Bros., [1870]) with the title "The Church Porch." The title on the manuscript is "at the church poor gate," with the word "poor" crossed out. The manuscript includes the markings "Ganwells" and "42" handwritten, in pencil.
Dates: about 1870