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Poets and poetry.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Shue Atkins Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3984
Overview Papers of Anna Shue Atkins (1918-2010), a poet, writer, and schoolteacher who was born and spent her early life in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Contains Atkins's poetry and autobiographical writings, as well as her genealogical research, legal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.
Dates: 1918-2013

Bessie Jane Reed Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1845
Overview Correspondence, poems, and clippings of a secondary and normal school librarian in Fairmont and West Liberty, West Virginia. Subjects include the West Virginia Library Association. There is one letter each from Mary Meek Atkeson and Waitman Barbe.
Dates: 1918-1924

Danske Dandridge (1854-1914) Letters

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

Herbert P. McGinnis Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2492
Overview Well leases and records, geologic reports, maps, printed material, photographs, and other papers of McGinnis, an oil and gas operator who owned the Tri-State Oil & Gas Co. of West Virginia, and who, after graduating from Marshall University in 1910, became a leading figure in the oil and gas business. Some of his poetry is included in the collection.
Dates: 1908-1967

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, Poet, Publications

Collection Number: A&M.4444
Content Description Publications and other material by poet Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. Includes six copies of books of poetry by Wright, all signed by the author (1981-2017) and two issues of "Live Mag!" journal of art and poetry (2018). There are also ephemera, including notices for events involving Wright's work (2016-2017) and poetry postcards printed by Hard Press (1977-1978, undated).Wright's family moved frequently while he was growing up; he lived in Buckhannon, West Virginia from age 6 until age...
Dates: 1977-2018

Jesse Stuart, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3347
Overview Letters, books, clippings, biographical and literary articles, and other papers regarding Appalachian poet and author, Jesse Stuart, gathered by family friend, Maryan Dahmer. There are over 90 letters from Stuart to Dahmer, dating from 1966 to 1976, which discuss travel, speaking engagements, publishers, opinions of authors and scholars, teaching, personal matters, etc. The collection also includes a large number of Stuart's books, many of which are first editions inscribed to Dahmer, as well...
Dates: 1934-1982

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0758
Scope and Contents There are typescripts containing some of the writings and articles of Mr. J. F. McNeely of Morgantown, W. Va. They are as follows: “Economic Facts You Should Know,” and “From The Writings of J. F. McNeely.”
Dates: 1930-1955

Lillian Arline Walbert, Poet. Papers

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 (1911-1993), Poet, Typescript of "Gauley Mountain"

Collection Number: A&M.2215
Overview Typescript with annotations of Louise McNeill (Pease)'s book of poems entitled Gauley Mountain, first published in 1939. Also includes typescript rough drafts of chapters from McNeill's Elderberry Flood (undated) and correspondence. Letters include one from Margaret P. Montague to McNeill (1937); two letters from McNeill to Pennsylvania State University (1958); and two letters from McNeill to West Virginia University President...
Dates: 1937-1989, undated

Mahala Chapman Mace Gregory Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.1948
Overview A bound copybook of songs written from memory by Mahala Gregory, age 80. Contains poems, hymns, hand-drawn illustrations, and a short biography of Mrs. Gregory. The volume was bound by Berlin B. Chapman in 1967 and titled "Echo of Literature from the West Virginia Hills."
Dates: 1940-1967