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Poets, American -- West Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Danske Dandridge (1854-1914) Letters

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0978
Overview This collection contains incoming correspondence of Danske Dandridge. The majority of correspondents are members of her family, including her husband, children, parents, siblings, and cousins. Other correspondents include New York Independent editor William Hayes Ward, H.C. Hopkins, the Reverend Washington Gladden, and the publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons. Subjects include Dandridge's literary career, personal and social news, and legal matters, among other topics....
Dates: 1869-1913

Lillian Arline Walbert, Poet. Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2913
Overview Papers of poet Lillian Walbert (1913-1995) of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Collection contains a poetry notebook and loose leaf poems. Notebook appears to be from a class that Walbert took in 1928 and 1929, when she was a student at Central Junior High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It contains notes on poetry, sketches, poems by well-know poets such as James Whitcomb Riley and Carl Sandburg, and handwritten poems by Walbert. Loose-leaf pages contain poems written by Walbert between 1926...
Dates: 1928-1948

Louise McNeill, Poet, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3201
Overview Papers of Louise McNeill (Pease), 1911-1993, of Pocahontas County, West Virginia, noted twentieth century Appalachian poet and author, poet laureate of West Virginia from 1979 to 1993, and professor of history and English. Though most well-known for her lyrical poetry about the history and spirit of West Virginia, McNeill also wrote articles, short stories, essays, and her memoirs. Includes biographical materials, letters, writings, poems, photographs, audio-visual materials, artifacts, and...
Dates: circa 1861-1865, 1930-1993; Majority of material found in 1970-1993