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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated.

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Overview The commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, and obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, and Susanna Bigg.
Dates: 1820

Allinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Martha Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Overview The commonplace book of Martha Allinson includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.
Dates: 1772-1779

Anonymous commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Overview This collection is comprised of seven volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.
Dates: 1750-1894

Erica Brooks commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Overview The commonplace books of Erica May Brooks include poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and World War II, as well as both copied poems and originals written by Brooks.
Dates: 1925-1951

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Overview This volume of John Clement's original poetry, written from 1854 to 1889, covers a variety of topics, including family (specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son), nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.
Dates: 1854-1889

Rebecca Conard commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-006
Overview The commonplace book of Rebecca Conard includes poetry, extracts on religious and moral topics, and hymns.
Dates: 1827

Sarah Wistar Cope commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-008
Overview This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."
Dates: 1824

George Dillwyn commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-009
Overview George Dillwyn was a Quaker minister, and his commonplace book includes poetry, short stories, hymns, extracts from letters and meeting minutes, and quotes from famous authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer. The majority of the volume is composed of lists of extracts organized by topic, including topics such as: anger, affectation, old age, ambition, abstinence, religion, books, revenge, praise, sincerity, death, and temperance.
Dates: Undated