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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Literary and oral genre rooted in the compressed and cogent imaginative awareness or associations of experiences, ideas, or emotional responses and arranged under an organized criterion of meaning, conscious and unconscious expression, symbolism, formal or informal pattern, sound, and rhythm. The genre encompasses narrative, dramatic, satiric, didactic, erotic, and personal forms.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Bates Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1040-sc
Abstract A notebook and newspaper clippings collected by a teacher in East Machias, Maine and San Rafael, California. The notebook contains a record of primary school no. 4 [place unknown], from January 4, 1871 to July 14, 1871. The notebook also contains newspaper clippings of local and religious news and poetry pasted in and recipes.
Dates: 1871-1898.

Robert M. Chute Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0098
Scope and Contents The papers of a Bates College professor, a biologist, and a poet. Included are correspondence, manuscripts of writing and poems. Materials concern biology, ecology, poetry, and class work.
Dates: 1970s-2012

Milton S. and Angela Clifford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0101
Abstract The manuscripts of poems by Milton S. Clifford. Also transcriptions of the diaries of Alice Clifford, George F. Godfrey, the letters of John Franklin Godfrey, the Journal of H.E. Prentiss' trip to Europe (1866) and family photographs.
Dates: 1860-1950

Holman Day Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0862-sc
Abstract Papers of a Maine author. The papers include a typescript of a poem titled He holds the hand of Sybil Howe and signed "H.F.D., Legislature 1899," a signed letter by Holman Day dated May 29 referring to a ballad he had sent for possible publication in the Thanksgiving issue, and a typescript draft of his novel When Egypt went broke. Also included is a packing slip from The Bucklins Books in Ipswich, Massachusetts dated July 22, 1970.
Dates: 1899-1970

Myrtle G. Doane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0142
Abstract Collection of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and publications in which Mrs. Doane's poems appear.
Dates: 1951-1977; Majority of material found within 1962-1972

Hattie E. Farnsworth Poetry Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0717-sc
Abstract A notebook containing handwritten copies of poems by such poets as Henry W. Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, Sir Walter Scott, Edgar A. Poe.
Dates: 1886

Fred Pratt, interviewed by Pamela Kinney

 Series
Abstract 0877 Fred Pratt, interviewed by Pamela Kinney, March 22, 1975, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Pratt talks about his life, with emphasis on his poetry and war experiences; a poem he composed about the pond he played around as a boy; his schooling in the early 1900s; childhood games; enlisting in the military and his service during WWI; the gas attack that eventually blinded him; teaching himself to cane chairs; his poem about WWI; his positive view of women’s suffrage; fighting to get his pension from...
Dates: 1974-1980

Jeff Todd Titon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF128
Scope and Contents Arbitrarily assembled collection accessions where the interviewer was Jeff Todd Titon.
Dates: 1975, 1980, 1988, and 1989

Gary Lawless Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1772
Abstract Collection consists mainly of his publications and printed ephemera pertaining to his literary career, publishing company, and book store.
Dates: 1970-2010

Kendall A. Merriam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0341
Scope and Contents Manuscripts of poetry, typescripts, notebooks, newspaper clippings, correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Maine poet and author.
Dates: 1913-1996; Majority of material found within 1969-1975

Edna St. Vincent Millay Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0815-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine poet and playwright. Included are four autograph letters from Edna St. Vincent Millary to Gladys Niles, dated 9 August 1912, October 1912, 6 January 1913, and 13 April 1913 (one without envelope); one autograph note from Edna St. Vincent Millary to Gladys Niles, undated; one typescript of her poem "Renascence" (5 typed pages); and one letter from C.B. Millay (Edna's mother) to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dunton, dated 15 December 1922. Included also are photocopies of the letters...
Dates: 1912-1922

National Poetry Foundation (University of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0030-003
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain draft manuscripts of National Poetry Foundation publications, with corrections and editing by Foundation staff. The Foundation was a center for contemporary poets and scholars of poetry. The record series Publication Records contains various drafts of National Poetry Foundation and some University of Maine Press of mostly monograph. For some publications there is also cover art work, publicity material, notes, and correspondence with the authors. Many of...
Dates: 1957-1994; Publication: 1972-1994

Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Olmstead (Kathryn J.) Journalism Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-051
Content Description The record group contains mostly textual material created and curated by Kathryn J. Olmstead during her tenure as a professor of journalism and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Maine and career as a journalist. Includes clippings of articles by the journalists Brooks Hamilton, Doug Kneeland, and David Lamb. There is also correspondence with Lamb and details of his induction into the Maine Press Association's Hall of Fame (2005).There...
Dates: 1954-2005

William Packard Papers, 1965-1970s

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1770
Scope and Contents Collection, 1965-mid-1970s, consists of a variety of materials originating from William Packard. Includes a portrait, an adaptation of a play from the Japanese, a number of letters, several manuscripts, publicity, and teaching course material, copies of Packard's poetry in several formats and poetry by Michael Harlow.
Dates: 1965-mid-1970s

National Poetry Foundation. Paideuma (University of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0030-002
Scope and Contents The record group includes papers for publication, manuscripts, typescripts, page proofs.
Dates: Publication: 1981-1985

Record Book (undated)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0805-sc
Abstract Record book of personal names, ages, recipes, newspaper clippings, poems. Handwritten with first entry May 17th, Lavina Parker, age 12.
Dates: undated

National Poetry Foundation. Sagetrieb (University of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0030-001
Scope and Contents The record group includes manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, and correspondence with authors. Also, includes proofs for the first volume of "The Writing Teacher" publication.
Dates: Publication: 1982-1985

Faculty Records. Terrell (Carroll F.) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-054
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by Carroll F. Terrell who as was a nationally known scholar on the works of the poet Ezra Pound, but there is also photographic material and audio recordings of a conference on Ezra Pound held at the University of Maine in August, 1980. The records cover Terrell’s academic career at the University of Maine, but also his work as the founder of the National Poetry Foundation and Northern Lights Press in Orono, as well as editor of...
Dates: 1949-2001; Majority of material found within 1960-1990

Various, interviewed by Lina Bagley

 Series
Abstract 0025 Various, interviewed by Lina Bagley for CP 180, fall 1963, East Machias area, Maine. Informants include Edgar Bagley, John Bagley, Roy K. Dennison, William Prescott, and Iman Bagley. Paper deals with place names; forerunners; murder story; discovery of a corpse; tall tale; a few songs; place names; hunting and sailing stories; four long poems. Text: 50 pp. paper
Dates: 1959-2008

Westerfield Historical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0622
Abstract This collection is a mix of personal and business documents concerning families other than the Westerfield Family. These documents include ships logs and diaries, personal diaries, account books, and letters. A few other family related documents are included.
Dates: 1783-1885