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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Carole Oles, Poetry Papers

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,...
Dates: 1983-2007

Don Juan, Manuscript

Identifier: MS-0372
Scope and Contents

Consists of one manuscript of Don Juan by Lord Byron. The identity of the individual who handwrote the story remains unknown.

Dates: undated

Ella Robinson, Poetry Papers

Identifier: RG-12-10-17
Scope and Contents The papers include Ella Robinson's correspondence, poetry, lectures, short stories, essays, and publications as well as two audio cassettes--one of a KZUM radio interview and the other labeled Side A: "Coffee House," Side B: "Voices".The majority of Robinson’s poems are single page typescripts, some of these may include edits. There are occasional handwritten poems. The initial arrangement of the poems are alphabetical and later, chronological. Robinson included her handwritten...
Dates: 1983-2023

Ernesto Mejia-Sanchez, Poems

Identifier: MS-0201
Scope and Contents

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.

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

Glenna Luschei, Literary Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0412

Grace Bauer, Poetry Papers

Identifier: RG-12-10-57
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of reading and writing journals, manuscript drafts, manuscript copies, notebooks, writing, teaching materials, promotion and tenure files, reviews, articles, and some correspondence.

Dates: 1984-2021

Hilda Raz, English and Literary Papers

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: 1968-2023

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

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...
Dates: 1912-1982

Josef V. Tománek, Czech Heritage Papers

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...
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...
Dates: 1882-1914

Kathleene West, Poetry Papers

Identifier: MS-0447
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, publications featuring Kathleene West, and poetry and manuscripts written by Kathleene West. The papers also contain some digital media.

Dates: circa 1959-2013

Luis Romero, Literary Papers

Identifier: MS-0035
Scope and Contents

The papers were donated to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln by Luis Romero in September of 1979. The papers consist mostly of manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and writings by or about Romero. There are some photos, audiovisual materials, and personal items.

Dates: 1922-1979

Mark Sanders, Poetry Papers

Identifier: MS-0538
Scope and Contents The papers consist of manuscripts, typescripts of poems and prose, drafts and unpublished writing, and photocopies of published poems by Sanders, as well as manuscripts and copies of work by authors published through Sandhills Press. The papers also include correspondence with publishers, universities, and poets such as William Kloefkorn, Ted Kooser, Greg Kuzma, and Don Welch, tenure and teaching materials at LCSC and SFASU, materials related to Sanders' second PhD including his...
Dates: 1963-2023

Maurice Jay, Literary Papers

Identifier: MS-0532
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1961-1977

Philip Boatright Papers

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...
Dates: 1974-2014

Roger Nielson, Poetry Papers

 Collection — Box Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416018]
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 Small MS collections: [Barcode: R0241416018]
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

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....
Dates: 1938-1991

Ted Kooser Collection

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: 1959-2022

Thomas Love Peacock, Poetry Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-0517
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1842, 1857

Warren Fine, Literature Papers

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...
Dates: 1960-1987

Weldon Kees Book 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

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...
Dates: 1877, undated

William M. Thackeray, Manuscript Poem

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...
Dates: about 1870