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Poets, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Andrea Ayvazian papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00760
Overview Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism consultant, a teacher, a folk singer and published poet, a college dean of religous life, and a pastor.
Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2015

Annis Pratt papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00491
Overview Author; Poet; Political activist; Professor, English. The Annis Pratt Papers contain diaries; writings; class notes from Smith College and the University of Wisconsin; published and unpublished poetry; correspondence; records of the Women's Caucus of Modern Languages; and materials pertaining to Pratt's participation in the Smith Centennial Project and to her involvement in the her 35th Smith reunion.
Dates of Materials: 1954 - 2005

Candace Thurber Stevenson papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00155
Overview Poet and teacher. The papers include manuscripts of poems and stories; correspondence; materials related to writers' conferences and workshops; and Stevenson's book, First the Blade. Correspondence with editors, literary agents, readers, colleagues and friends reveal her personal life and career as a poet and writer.
Dates of Materials: 1916-65

Carol Hutchings Maynard papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00674
Overview Farmer; Teacher; Poet; Suffragist. Papers document an unconventional life, from suffrage campaigns of her youth to the artistic output of her later years. Materials related to Maynard's art and her career as a farmer and educator showcase an unusual set of interests and talents. Maynard retained clippings and correspondence from her difficult tenure at a South Carolina reform school. Papers from the Massachusetts Refomatory for Women feature writing assignments completed by inmates. Creative...
Dates of Materials: 1905 - 2002

Edith Roelker Curtis papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00039
Overview Author, Poet, Biographer, Diarist. Papers include correspondence, photographs, line-a-day diaries; scrapbooks, financial records, and material relating to her literary career, including published and unpublished manuscripts, poetry, stories, articles, publicity, reviews, fan mail, research material, and forty-two volumes of diaries. Curtis' introspections give a perspective on a life's journey that included a troubled marriage and complex family life; a struggle to make a career as a writer;...
Dates of Materials: 1916-1989

Edward Butscher collection of papers on Sylvia Plath

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Identifier: MRBC-MS-00002
Overview Teacher and writer from New York. Includes Butscher's correspondence about Plath and typescripts of his biographies, copies of some of Plath's correspondence, writings, and family documents, critical essays about Plath, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1918-1976; Majority of material found within 1946-1976

Helle collection of Plath family photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630362803]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00273
Overview This collection of Plath family photographs includes photographs of Otto Plath and his siblings, of Aurelia Schober Plath, Warren and Sylvia Plath and various other Schober relatives.
Dates of Materials: 1910-1963

Houghton Mifflin Company collection on Bitter Fame

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Identifier: MRBC-MS-00003
Overview Papers collected by the Houghton Mifflin Company for their 1989 publication of Anne Stevenson's biography Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath. Includes correspondence and legal papers concerning the project, as well as research notes, drafts, corrections, press clippings, and photocopies of illustrations.
Dates of Materials: 1954-1991

Joan and Peggy Murray papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00295
Overview Collection consists of correspondence (1931-46); clippings; writings; memorabilia; photographs; and printed material documenting the lives of mother Peggy Murray, diseuse, and daughter Joan Murray, poet.
Dates of Materials: 1880-1969; Majority of material found within 1911-1969

Lola Ridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00131
Overview The collection contains the papers of Lola Ridge, poet. Papers include manuscripts of poetry published in Firehead (1929); correspondence, art work, biographical material, clippings, diaries, memorabilia, photographs, reviews, and published works.
Dates of Materials: 1900-1941

Moon Journal Press records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00764
Overview Moon Journal, formerly Prarie Moon ReadOut!, grew out of monthly poetry readings at the Prarie Moon Feminist Books and Women Friendly Space in Arlington Heights, Illinois. This collection is comprised of periodicals and chapbooks published by Moon Journal Press, as well as "herstorical" material, ephemera, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1995-2015; Majority of material found within 1995-2009

Myra Shapiro papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00753
Overview The collection contains correspondence, diaries/journals, writings, both prose and poetry, course work, workshop materials, and photographs of Myra Shapiro, New York poet and author.
Dates of Materials: 1948-2015

Patricia Lee Lewis papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00502
Overview This collection documents Patricia Lee Lewis' personal life, education, and several different careers; her political activism; her work in rural, community-based agriculture; and her evolution as a creative writer and teacher of that craft.
Dates of Materials: 1937 - 2013

Peter Keating Steinberg collection of newspaper articles related to Sylvia Plath's first suicide attempt

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630361508]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00331
Scope and Contents Photocopies of contemporary newspaper articles on Sylvia Plath’s first suicide attempt on August 24, 1953. These articles, many which site Plath's "disappearance," were gathered for an essay by Steinberg entitled: "They had to call and call: the search for Sylvia Plath." It was published in: Plath profiles 3, summer, 2010. A bibliography is included, as well as a computer file of the articles.
Dates of Materials: 1953

Rosemary Farrar papers

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Identifier: MRBC-MS-00270
Overview Contains some manuscripts and published works by Rosemary Farrar. Also has an extensive run of the annual volumes of The Poetry Society of Georgia (1944-1984).
Dates of Materials: 1930-1986