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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 36 Collections and/or Records:

John T. Ackerson (George Jarrboe) papers

Identifier: MSS 16775
Content Description This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, reviews, photographs, a lock of hair, and a scrapbook relating to the life and career of John Thaddeus "Jack" Ackerson, (1898-1975), who published radical antiwar poetry under the name George Jarrboe after his naval service during World War I and II. Ackerson wrote the chapbook "The Unknown Soldier Speaks" and many other pieces of writing under this pseudonym. The bulk of the collection consists of 500 letters. Most of the...
Dates: 1822 - 1961

Benjamin Sher poem

 Unprocessed Material — 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 Material — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0107

Charles Vandersee papers-addition 1

 Unprocessed Material — Box ViU-2023-0060_001: [Barcode: X031778958]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0060

Charles Wright papers-addition

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

Eliza Ellen [Davidson] Johnston commonplace book

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2021-0059

Flame & Frost poem

 Collection — Folder 001: [Barcode: X032571428]
Identifier: MSS 16750
Content Description

This collection contains a handwritten poem written by Joan St. C. Crane based on her experiences of compiling the works of poet Robert Frost. It was written at the University of Virginia in the Fall of 1971. Alongside the poem in the collection is a catalogue card outlining the work's title, author, and subject matter.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1971

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

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 001: [Barcode: X032571428]
Identifier: ViU-2022-0108
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971

George Borrow translation

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0070

Hugh McCulloch sonnet

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2021-0002

Jane's album

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2017-0220

Jane's album

 Collection — Box BW 25
Identifier: MSS 16538

John T. Ackerson (George Jarrboe) papers

 Unprocessed Material — 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...
Dates: 1826 - 1827

Charles Godfrey Leland poetry scrapbook

 File — Box 2
Identifier: MSS 16531

L.H. Sigourney papers-addition 1

 Unprocessed Material — 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 Material — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0075

Mary Ann Pratt friendship album

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: ViU-2022-0073