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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Literary and oral genre rooted in the compressed and cogent imaginative awareness or associations of experiences, ideas, or emotional responses and arranged under an organized criterion of meaning, conscious and unconscious expression, symbolism, formal or informal pattern, sound, and rhythm. The genre encompasses narrative, dramatic, satiric, didactic, erotic, and personal forms.

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Sher poem

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0215

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript

 Collection — Box BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.
Dates: 1851-1855

Charles Godfrey Leland poetry scrapbook

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0107

Charles Wright papers-addition

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2021-0134
Dates: c. 1980s - 2010s

Eliza Ellen [Davidson] Johnston commonplace book

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0059

Flame & Frost: a cataloguer’s thoughts on compiling a bibliographical checklist of the printed works of Robert Frost

 Unprocessed — Folder ViU2022-0108_001: [Barcode: X032571428]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0108
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971

George Borrow translation

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0070

Hugh McCulloch sonnet

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0002

Jane's album

 Collection — Box BW 25
Identifier: MSS 16538

Jane's album

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2017-0220

John T. Ackerson (George Jarrboe) papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2022-0041

Eliza Ellen (Davidson) Johnston commonplace book

 Collection — Box BW 28, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16513
Content Description This collection contains a bound volume of manuscript poems written and compiled by Eliza Ellen [Davidson] Johnston. The presentation page is inscribed as folllows " A common place book presented to Eliza Ellen Davidson by her Affectionate Mother on the 4th of June 1826, Greenbrier Virginia." A bound volume of unlined pages divided into two sections, hand-paginated with exception of final 30+ pages. This volume contains many poems written by Davidson, with her name and date at the end of most....
Dates: 1826 - 1827

L.H. Sigourney papers-addition 1

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0014

Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets extracts

 Item — Ledger 1
Identifier: MSS 16401
Scope and Contents Note The handwritten copy of extracts (1796; 0.15 cubic feet) from the "Lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical observations on their works" by Samuel Johnson, originally published in 1783. Copy was transcribed in 1796 and includes a table of contents and index.
Dates: 1796

Lydia Huntley Sigourney letter--addition 2

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0075

Mary Ann Pratt friendship album

 Unprocessed — Folder ViU-2022-0073_001: [Barcode: X032571331]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0073

Mary Butler ledger

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2020-0115

Mary Butler ledger

 Collection — Box BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16463
Content Description This collection consists of one ledger book belonging to Mary Butler, a Catholic woman living in Virginia and North Carolina. The book begins as a school account with a "list of scholars" but quickly transitions to lists of recipes for alloys, solders, and cement and transitions again to mostly original poems. Also recorded is Butler's marriage to Thomas A. Cullen at St. Peter's Cathedral in Richmond, as is their move to Wilmington, North Carolina, and the birth of their child Mary. Additional...
Dates: 1869 - 1873

Hugh McCulloch poem

 Collection — Box BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16468
Content Description This collection contains a draft of Hugh McCulloch's poem "Sonnet." It is a single letter-sized sheet of laid paper of watermarked Alex Firie & Sons, Stonewood and written on one side only. It contains one major change in the first line and a lesser change in the penultimate line.

The poem was originally published in The Chap-Book, Vol. 2, May 1, 1895 p.467.
Dates: 1895