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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

E. W Randall Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0049
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an autographed notebook by E. W. Randall containing an essay on friendship and poems.
Dates: 1867

Edward Ferguson Devol Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0240
Scope and Contents These papers include an account of his student life at Washington and Lee University from 1940-1943, which mentions faculty members Fitzgerald Flournoy and Lawrence E. Watkin. There are also letters to his parents, documents, poetry and essays about his service in World War II, primarily in the European theater.
Dates: Inclusive 1940-1946

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0189
Scope and Contents This collection came from the estate of Ellinor Gadsden in 1985. Highlights of the collection include the letters of Alexander Swift(Sandie) Pendleton, a Washington College graduate who was a top aide to Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson during the American Civil War. These approximately 70 letters were a major source for the book. Sandie was the uncle of the Gadsden sisters. Included in the collection are also a few items of Gen. William Nelson Pendleton who was Robert E. Lee's friend and...
Dates: Inclusive 1839-1975

Isaac Newton Campbell Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0177
Scope and Contents Isaac Newton Campbell kept this notebook while a student at Washington and Lee University and at Campbell's Divinity School. It consists primarily of his notes on Greek grammar from Professor James Jones White's class at Washington and Lee and notes on biblical history from T.E. Peck's classes at divinity school. Includes a poem about Professor White.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1876

James D. Davidson Poetry Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0582
Scope and Contents This broadside is an emotional expression written by James Davidson in 1829 and 1830 while an 'Old Field School Master' in Botetourt County. It was later published in the Virginia Gazette.
Dates: 1871-05-12

James D. Davidson Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-4, Object: Loose Scrapbook
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0154
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings of Dorman's poems, letters, and essays on various subjects published in the Lexington Gazette and other papers.
Dates: 1832 - 1878

James Lane Allen Poem

 Collection — Box 1: [0000005631], Folder: 1, Box: data_value_missing_6d878af63cb0c2103a841cc5cc2b625a
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0214
Scope and Contents A printed copy of a poem entitled 'The Two Psyches. A November Garden' by James Lane Allen with a written inscription 'For Mr. Virgil McClure from James Lane Allen, Lexington, 20 May, 1892.'
Dates: Other: 1892-05-20

MacMillan Albums

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0266
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three scrapbooks with contents compiled by Mary MacMillan and her son Charles MacMillan. The first contains scenes from a trip to Ireland, containing Mary MacMillan’s pencil sketches of scenes and prints of Ireland mostly by James Howard Burgess. The second contains poetry and calligraphy from Mary MacMillan and others as well as collections of dried and pressed marine marine algae or seaweed, watercolors sketches and cartoons. The third consists of mica paintings...
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1851

Margaret Junkin Preston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0101
Scope and Contents This collection includes poems and prose (manuscript and printed copies); A May Night Masque, written in 1872 for Ann Smith Academy; notebooks and scrapbooks. There is a Greek New Testament given to Preston by her father, George Junkin, and a glass plate negative of George Junkin's portrait. Additionally, Preston's scrapbooks include one volume of her printed poems and stories and one volume of her sketches and manuscript poems. There is also a broadside, and several...
Dates: Inclusive1839-1872

Mary MacMillan's commonplace book, 1849 - 1851

 Item — Box 1: [0000001047], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains poetry and art created and compiled by Mary MacMillan. The poetry was written by Mary and others. The most common theme throughout the poetry is grieving or mourning death. The scrapbook has pencil sketches, watercolors, and cartoons from others and some calligraphy by Mary. Other contents include a few pieces of pressed and dried seaweed or marine algae and a miniature piece of sheet music with hand drawn musical notes.
Dates: 1849 - 1851