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Poetry -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Hugh Wallace “Wally” Walthall (1948 - 2015) was a local D.C. poet, actor, playwright, and publisher. The collection contains typed and handwritten poems, published works of poetry in monographs, anthologies, and serials. Some of the publications are journals that include poems by Mr. Walthall. These materials date from the 1960s through the 2000s.
Dates: Circa 1960s-Circa 2000s
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.
Overview This collection contains literary publications. Each folder has a list of publication titles included. These materials date from 1966-2007.
Abstract This collection contains journals, travel diaries, correspondence, poetry and short stories published and drafts, magazines, music scores, photographs, and personal papers relating to Karren Alenier's literary career. Most of the collection folders do not have dates supplied. The date range for the entire collection is 1962-2016.
Overview This collection contains publications (journal issues, postcards, monographs) related to the Primary Writing publication as well as small presses in Washington D.C., manuscript drafts, correspondence both related to the journal publication and other Primary Writing related work between Phyllis Rosenzweig, Diane Ward, and contributing authors, and a small amount of organization records related to the production of a journal including layout mock-ups, and receipts. There is also a series with...
Dates: 1973-2019; Majority of material found within 1994-2009
Overview 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
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
Overview This collection contains poetry, speeches, photographs, books, and audio recordings related to the literary life of Sylvia Dianne Beverly also known as Ladi Di. The material dates from 1962-2018.
Dates: 1962-2018; Majority of material found within 2000 - 2018