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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel B. Smith commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-052
Overview The two commonplace books of Daniel B. Smith include copied poems and extracts of religious essays.
Dates: 1803-1809

"Poems of Su-Shieh"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-128
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of the "Poems of Su-Shieh," and the labels that accompanied it during an earlier exhibit. This modern copy of the poems of Su-Shieh was produced as a copy book for practice in handwriting. The original poems of Su-Shieh, according to the introduction of the volume, were written during a party when Su-Shieh was reading ancient poetry to his guests, and suggested that they write their own poems. It was published by the “Public...
Dates: Undated.

Sallie M. Taylor commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-037
Overview The commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by" E.M.W."
Dates: 1854-1856

The Octagon records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-020
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one volume of minutes from "The Octagon," a society in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. It also includes a role book of its members in the back.
Dates: 1892-1894

Phebe Clapp Thomas commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-046
Overview The volume features poems copied by various friends of Phebe Clapp Thomas, and focuses on friendship, reflection, religion, and faith. Among those extracts that were signed, signatures from the following individuals are included: Jemima Hamond, Ann M. Thorne, Elias Hicks Jr., Joseph Griffen, B. Barton, Elizabeth Wenzer, Adeline Begnor, Jane Charlotte Leach, Marcia L. Haight, and E. Mitchell. A number of extracts are unsigned, including extracts of poetry by Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott....
Dates: 1833

"The Children of Light"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-093
Overview Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them" is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books."
Dates: 1941, undated

Vol. 4, 1957

 Item
Scope and content note This volume includes correspondence related to the 150th anniversary of John G. Whittier’s birth, discussion of publication of a volume of his poetry, information on the Whittier Anniversary committee, including a list of the committee members, as well as clippings of printed poems by J.G. Whittier and hymns. The majority of correspondence is addressed to Marshall Taylor, and it is likely that it is his scrapbook, though the owner of the volume is unclear.
Dates: 1957

Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-040
Overview Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Wharton's commonplace book volumes include poetry and prose.
Dates: 1808-1814

Daniel Wheeler commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-041
Overview The commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler includes letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son, William Wheeler.
Dates: 1832-1837

Margaret White commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-042
Overview Margaret White's commonplace books include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1780-1833