Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Consists of one manuscript of Don Juan by Lord Byron. The identity of the individual who handwrote the story remains unknown.
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.
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.
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.
Books and Poems by Janet Piper
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.