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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0312
Scope and Contents Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Dates: 1879

Alamby Miller Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0137
Scope and Contents This file consists of a scrapbook of works written by Washington College student Alamby Miller between 1864-1868. Included are Virginia university magazines, clippings from the Southern Collegian, and original poetry. There is also a scrapbook titled Alamby Millington Miller by Professor James W. Massie dated 1870. This scrapbook is a typed biography including a letter from Alamby to his sister.
Dates: 1864 - 1870

Andrew Hollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll.-0481
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

Andrew Kerr Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0132
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Andrew Kerr's account book which records goods purchased and an employment record. Included on the last pages of the book is poetry.
Dates: 1852 - 1856

Ashley Brown Christmas Poem

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0485
Scope and Contents Christmas card sent to the Cyrus Hall McCormick Library containing original poem by Washington and Lee University student Ashley Brown printed in Lexington Virginia by C. Harold Lauck. It is number 29 of 50. It is a signed copy.
Dates: 1951

C. F. Weldon poetry notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0422
Scope and Contents This notebook contains various poems believed to have been written by C. F. Weldon. They cover various topics including his daughter's wedding and the death of a close friend.
Dates: 1921

Clinton Scollard Poem

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0233
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a poem by Clinton Scollard entitled 'Happiness.' There is both a signed handwritten and typed copy. The poem reads, 'The luring and elusive form we chase/ Down Life's long vista till our parting breath;/ Who knows but that we first behold her face/ The hour we look on Death!'
Dates: 1892

Dabney Stuart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0364
Scope and Contents This collection includes drafts, manuscripts, and corrected typescripts of published and several unpublished novels, short story collections, volumes of poetry, his lectures, and a list of all of Stuart's publications from 1959-2009.
Dates: Inclusive 1989-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 2000-2009

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Dr. Sidney Isenberg Collection on Carson McCullers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0097
Scope and Contents This collection includes 67 items collected by Dr. Sidney Isenberg, a member of the Class of 1942, Washington and Lee University, from his friendship with Carson McCullers, including letters to him from McCullers, from other people about her, an inscribed poem, and memorabilia.
Dates: Inclusive 1948-1971