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Archives & Manuscripts

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
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed manuscript of Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry." The manuscript provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, though it chiefly provides a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, and its themes and subjects.

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson. Includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, Susanna Bigg.

Allinson Family Papers

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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...

Martha Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Martha Allinson. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.

Anonymous commonplace books

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.

Erica Brooks commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five volumes of commonplace books of Erica May Brooks. The majority of the volumes are composed of poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and WWII, and includes both copied poem and originals written by Brooks.

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of original poetry, by John Clement, written from 1854-1889. His poetry covers a variety of topics, including family, and specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son, nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.

Rebecca Conard commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-006
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Rebecca Conard. The volume includes poetry, extracts on religious and moral topics, and hymns.

Sarah Wistar Cope commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-008
Scope and Content note 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."

George Dillwyn commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of George Dillwyn. It 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.