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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Catherine Haines commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-017
Overview The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.
Dates: 1775-1777

Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-047
Overview The commonplace book of Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne includes sketches, postcards, pressed flowers, and poems copied by various friends of Hartshorne, including M.A. Longstreth, S. Longstreth, Susan H. Lloyd, Hannah Whitall Smith, Alfred Cope, M. Newlin, Jane Edge, and Anna Hallowell. Poetry focuses on nature, religion, and friendship.
Dates: 1848-1868

Henry Hartshorne manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-118
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of poetry written by Henry Hartshorne. Poems included in the volume are related to nature, aging, loss, and friendship.
Dates: 1845-1847

John Russell Hayes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-180
Overview John Russell Hayes (1866-1945) was a Quaker educator, poet, and Librarian of Swarthmore College, 1906-1927 and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, 1927-1935. The collection contains letters received by Hayes, 1887-1936, diaries covering the period 1880-1935, and miscellaneous papers including an album of collected manuscript samples of contemporary poets. The diaries include poetry and cover personal and Swarthmore College activities and concerns.
Dates: 1880-1936

Caroline Hazard poem

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-223
Overview This collection includes a single poem.
Dates: Undated.

Alice G. Heap poems

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-091
Overview This collection is comprised of the typed poems of Alice G. Heap.
Dates: Undated.

Hill family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-020
Overview This commonplace book is attributed to an unknown member of the Hill family, and includes extracts of "Extraordinary Escape" and a copied letter from the Bishop of London to George the Third at his accession to the Throne. It also includes extracts on various topics, including hypochondriacs, dependents, despair, death, spring, learning, poets, fiction, friends, pride, ambition, religion, retirement, adversity, affectation, and war.
Dates: 1769

William and Mary Howitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-181
Overview William Howitt (1792-1879) and his wife, Mary Botham Howitt (1799-1888), were English Quaker writers of miscellaneous poetic and narrative materials for children and adults. The collection contains mainly personal correspondence. Some translations from Swedish are included. There are scattered references to their developing interest in spiritualism after the 1840s and manuscript copies of some of the poems and stories by both Howitts.
Dates: 1827-1886

Infantile importance: or some general hints on the subject of religious education

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-005
Overview This document is a poem by an unknown author about the education of a child.
Dates: 1773

Benjamin S. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-105
Overview This collection contains correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.
Dates: 1840, 1938-1948