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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 15 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

George Borrow translation

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0070

Hugh McCulloch poem

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-16468

Hugh McCulloch sonnet

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2021-0002

Jane's album

 Unprocessed — Box BW 25
Identifier: ViU-2017-0220

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

Mary Butler ledger

 Collection — 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

Mary Butler ledger

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0115

Morgan Schuldt papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0047

Norfolk Poet's Club records

 File
Identifier: MSS 14245
Scope and Contents Note Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.
Dates: 1896; 1912-1983

Petra Vogt and Ira Cohen papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0084

Preston H. Leake introduction and Lawrence Albert Leake poem, 1995

 File — Box 1 [X031589207], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of letters written mostly during the Civil War consists of about 60 letters, one half-size legal document box, 0.25 cubic feet and contains correspondence (with transcriptions) between Elizabeth ("Betsy") Bruce Dunn with her sons, Leroy E. Dunn, and Henry "Marshall" Dunn, as well as cousins and friends from 1851; 1860 to 1862. The correspondence describes the horrors of the war, camp conditions, food, illness, including, the Battle of Bull Run and Civil War period envelopes. ...
Dates: 1995

Williams family scrapbook--addition 1

 Unprocessed — Flat_box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0073