Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Carole Oles, Poetry Papers
Don Juan, Manuscript
Consists of one manuscript of Don Juan by Lord Byron. The identity of the individual who handwrote the story remains unknown.
Ella Robinson, Poetry Papers
Ernesto Mejia-Sanchez, Poems
The collection consists of handwritten poems on cardboard, one written in 1956 in New Orleans, Louisiana, 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.
Fredrick J. Zydek Papers
Glenna Luschei, Literary Papers
Grace Bauer, Poetry Papers
The papers consist of reading and writing journals, manuscript drafts, manuscript copies, notebooks, writing, teaching materials, and promotion and tenure files, reviews, articles, and some correspondence.
Hilda Raz, English and Literary Papers
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.
Janet Pressley Piper, Poetry Papers
Books and Poems by Janet Piper
John G. Neihardt Collection
Josef V. Tománek, Czech Heritage Papers
Joseph Thrasher Ledger
Luis Romero, Literary Papers
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.
Maurice Jay, Literary Papers
The papers consist of correspondence written by Maurice Jay to Vincent Sullivan. The early correspondence discusses life and coursework at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The later correspondence is mostly from when Jay lived and taught in Michigan. The letters discuss his workload, articles, poetry he is writing, and various works he had read. The papers also include notes, drawings, sketches, and poetry.
Philip Boatright Papers
Roger Nielson, Poetry Papers
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.
Roy Scheele, Papers
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”.
S. Pitts Wells, Correspondence
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.
Sarah Finch Scrapbook and Unidentified Ledger
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.
Ted Kooser Collection
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.
Thomas Love Peacock, Poetry Manuscripts
The Thomas Love Peacock poetry manuscripts consist of an original holograph manuscript of Peacock's poem "Newark Abbey," dated August 1842, and an original holograph manuscript of "Epitaph in Shepperton Church Yard," dated September 21, 1857.
Warren Fine, Literature Papers
Weldon Kees Book Collection
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.
Will M. Carleton, Poem
William M. Thackeray, Manuscript Poem
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., ) 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.