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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Brewer Knox papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2305
Abstract

Ann Brewer Knox was a Washington D.C. area writer and teacher of poetry and short fiction. Her writings were widely published in journals and books. This collection contains drafts of poetry and short stories, book manuscripts, publications, personal journals, correspondence, publication, teaching and other professional materials, clippings, and floppy disks documenting her personal and professional writing career. The bulk of the material dates from 1977 to 2011.

Dates: circa 1935 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1977 - 2011

Anne Harding Woodworth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2372
Abstract

This collection contains poems written by Anne Harding Woodworth (1943- ) between 1978 and 2017. Woodworth is a poet who has been most active in the Washington D.C. area. Woodworth has written five books of poetry and four chapbooks. In addition to her time as a poet, Woodworth was also the co-chair of the Poetry Board at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Dates: 1978-2017

Beth Joselow literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2242
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, drafts, and published poems, plays, and prose written by poet and writer Beth Joselow. The collection dates from 1968-2001. Having settled in Washington in 1970-, Beth was part of the Mass Transit Poets in Washington in the early 1970s. This Dupont Circle poetry group held weekly readings, produced five issues of Mass Transit, a poetry magazine, and led to the establishment of Some Of Us Press, which published chapbooks by Michael Lally, Terence...
Dates: 1968-2001

David W. McAleavey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2051
Abstract

Collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, newsletters, manuscripts, videotape cassettes and audiotape cassettes dating from 1976-93 focusing primarily on writers who lived in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area during this period. The "Carousel" publications trace the development of the Writer's Center community for almost 18 years.

Dates: 1977-1993

D.C. Poets Against the War records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2251
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, flyers,publications and other material relating the Poets against the War organization.

Dates: 2003-2008

Devy Bendit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2246
Abstract

This collection contains poetry, correspondence, art work, and publications related to the life and work of Devy Bendit a local poet and lawyer. The material is dated from 1970-85.

Dates: 1970-1985

Elisavietta Ritchie literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2333
Abstract

Elisavietta (Lisa) Ritchie's fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, photographs, and translations from Russian and French have appeared in numerous publications. This collection includes various drafts and publications of poems and stories written by Ritchie. It also contains correspondence to and from Ritchie, including letters from her parents and correspondence written in Russian. The collection dates from 1964-2014.

Dates: 1947-2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Faye Moskowitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2234
Abstract

This collection includes resources related to the literary life of author and educator Faye Moskowitz.The records cover the years 1962-2007 with the bulk being from 1983-2003.

Dates: 1962-2007

Grace Cavalieri papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2007
Abstract

Collection contains audio cassettes, CD-ROMs, literary journals, anthologies, plays, video cassettes, and magnetic audiotape reels. These electronic audio and video recordings produced between 1976 and 2000s. The audio recordings are of famous primarily local poets that Grace Cavalieri interviewed on her radio program The Poet and the Poem and an earlier radio show titled Poetry from the City. These shows date from the middle 1970s through the present.

Dates: 1945-2022

Hiram Larew literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2225
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, contact lists, notebooks, journals, working files, manuscripts, poems, drafts, pictures and drawings, professional journals, magazines, serials, chapbooks, promotional materials, clippings, maps, brochures, schedules, workshop presentations and plans, CD's, DVDs, cassette tapes, VHS tapes and photographs pertaining to the works and poetry career of poet Hiram Larew. The materials date from 1947-2019, with the bulk of the materials dated from...
Dates: 1947-2019; Majority of material found within 1967-2019

Holly Bass Poetry Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2224
Abstract

This collection contains postcards and fliers related to poetry readings and other performances by Holly Bass and other local poets and writers.

Dates: circa 1990-circa 2007

Jean Nordhaus literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2328
Abstract

This collection contains the personal files of Jean Nordhaus and the organizational files for the Capitol Hill Poetry Group. The Capitol Hill Poetry Group is a critique group that was co-founded by Nordhaus along with Shirley Cochrane in Washington, DC in 1975. The collection covers the period of 1975-2013, and includes personal, administrative, event-related, and creative documents.

Dates: 1975-2013

John Elsberg literary magazine collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2314
Abstract

This collection contains literary publications. Each folder has a list of publication titles included. These materials date from 1966-2007.

Dates: 1966-2007

Judith McCombs papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2265
Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscripts, cover art, correspondence, drafts, critiques, fliers. Much of the material relates to two works by McCombs, Territories and Habit of Fire. The material dates from 1989-2008. There is also a small file for the reading series Kensington Row Bookshop which McCombs runs.

Dates: 1989-2008

Kim Roberts biographical files of D.C. poets

 Collection
Identifier: MS2222
Abstract

This collection contains programs, correspondence, articles and other miscellanies amassed by D.C. poet Kim Roberts pertaining to over 250 Washington D.C. poets.

Dates: 1898-2015; undated. ; Majority of material found within 1995-2015

Kwame Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2244
Abstract

This collection contains documents from Kwame Alexander and his two publishing companies - BlackWords Press and Alexander Publishing Group. The collection ranges in dates from 1990 until 2007.

Dates: 1990-2007

Mel Belin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2247
Abstract

This collection includes poetry and a novel in verse written by Mel Belin.

Dates: undated

Michael Glaser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2256
Abstract

This collection contains records of the St. Mary's Literary Festival and other literary materials produced and gathered by Michael Glaser (1943-) from 1969-2007. Dr. Michael Glaser was the co-founder and director of the festival, and professor of English at St. Mary's College of Maryland from 1970-2008.

Dates: 1969-2020

Poetry Committee of the Greater Washington, DC Area records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2303
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, bank statements, and membership information. These records date from 1987-1997 with the bulk falling between 1996-1997. These records come from Jeffrey Brown who served as treasurer of the committee during the late 1990s.

Dates: 1987-1997

Robert Sargent literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2308
Abstract Robert S. Sargent was an electrical engineer, Defense Department defensive weapons specialist, and published poet who lived most of his adult life in Washington, DC. He was born in New Orleans in 1912 and died in Washington, DC in 2006. He began writing poetry in his fifties.This collection includes published and unpublished poetry, drafts, correspondence, and biographical materials related to the literary and personal life of poet Robert Sargent. The materials range in date from...
Dates: 1923-2006; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2006

Sarah Browning literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2252
Abstract

This collection contains poetry, correspondence, book manuscripts, event programs, weekly planners, brochures, conference information, grant proposals, submissions to publications, clippings, and organizational records. The material dates from 1985 to 2018 but the bulk of the material dates from 1997 to 2017. These are the papers and records of the poet and activist Sarah Browning.

Dates: 1985-2018; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2017

Clifford Bernier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2269
Abstract

Clifford Bernier is a Washington D.C. area poet. The bulk of these papers are newspaper announcements for poetry events that he was involved with. Also included are three compact discs of his works.

Dates: 1998-2008

T. Patrick Washington spoken word poetry flyers and photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2284
Abstract

This collection contains flyers and brochures from spoken word poetry events in washington, D.C. The collection also includes one image of local spoken word poets. The image was taken in the late 1990s. These material dates from 1996-2005. These items were compiled by Washington D.C. spoken word poet, T. Patrick Washington, also know as Black Picasso.

Dates: 1996-2005; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2000

The Federal Poets records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2322
Abstract The Federal Poets is the oldest continuously active poetry group on the Washington Metropolitan Area. Membership is open to all. Members provide critical feedback for the poet with the objective of improving each others poems. The journal The Federal Poet is published by the organization seminanually and includes the best poems submitted by members.This collection contains meeting minutes, bylaws, historical materials, correspondence and materials related to...
Dates: 1944-2012

Tina Darragh literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2366
Abstract

This collection contains published poetical works collected by Tina Darragh. The collected works include works by Tina Darragh and her conteporaries.

Dates: 1974-2016

Toni Asante Lightfoot Poetry Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2233
Abstract

This collection contains postcards, fliers, and poems related to poetry readings and other performances by Toni Asante Lightfoot and other local poets and writers.

Dates: 1991-2004

Washington Writers' Archive and Splendid Wake records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2321
Abstract

This collection contains programs, lists, a cd, meeting minutes, posters,and broadsides. These materials came to Special Collections from members of the dc poetry community. Not one donation were enough for a stand-alone collection. This collection was created by Special Collections staff as one location to store these materials with like content. This artificial collection was formed in 2013, but the material dates from 1968-2019.

Dates: 1968-2019

Wooden Teeth literary magazine

 Collection
Identifier: MS2334-UA
Abstract

Wooden Teeth is GW’s premier visual arts and literary student publication, soliciting contributions from GW students, faculty, and staff of both written and visual works. Beginning life in the 1970’s as the Rock Creek Review, Wooden Teeth is now published bi-annually at the end of each spring and fall semester. Material in this collection range in date from 1978-2015.

Dates: 1978-2015

Woodwind an Arts Paper

 Collection
Identifier: MS2249
Abstract

This collection consists of nine issues of the Woodwind publication. The later issues are dated in the early 1970s. The earlier issues do not have dates. The issues have poetry, essays photography, advertisements and reviews of music and films. The artists featured were often local to Washington, DC

Dates: 1972-1973