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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Album de poesías

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(04)
Scope and Contents

1913-1966. A collection of copied and pasted clippings of published poetry by select Latin American poets organized in a 78-page scrapbook. The authors include Blanco-Belmonte, Darío, Villaespesa, Heredia, among others. Included as well are 7 loose pieces of poetry published and unpublished.

Dates: 1913-1966

Amy Boudreau papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-689
Scope and Contents The collection includes poems by the poet laureate of New Orleans as well as published volumes, Christ Church Cathedral bulletins, brochures, and programs (1956-1977), the Veterans Administration Hospital programs (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1935-1960), Le Petit Theatre programs (1961-1975), and the Roosevelt Hotel's Roosevelt Review issues (1952-1967), in which many of the poet's works appear. There are also newspaper clippings, records and recordings of music, correspondence (1953-1978),...
Dates: 1934-1978

Claudel family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-862
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, papers, and writings of several members of the Claudel family. There are the papers of Thomas Hayes, who preached at the Seamen's Bethel, which include clippings, correspondence, financial records, sermon notes, and religious material. His granddaughter, Alice Moser Claudel, was a poet, teacher, and editor of the New Laurel Review. Her papers contain correspondence, poetry, essays, New Laurel Review material, a biography, notes, and school...
Dates: 1817-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1858-1983

Colcock family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-520
Scope and Contents The Colcocks are a South Carolina family of cotton planters. Boxes 1-5 primarily consist of correspondence within the Colcock family, including Charles Jones Colcock, William F. Colcock, and Daniel de Saussure Colcock. There are also poems, slave records, appointments, genealogical material, speeches, articles on the sugar industry, diaries of William F. Colcock, and Hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means (57th Congress). The second part of the collection, Boxes 6-24, consists of...
Dates: 1785-1982

Hoehn and Müller families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-551
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence and manuscripts of Emile Hoehn (1842-1917), Swiss Consul in New Orleans, of his son Werner Conrad Hoehn (1882-1940), an engineer and painter in New Orleans, and of Werner Hoehn's wife Marie Louise Müller. There are letters written by Werner Hoehn to his father during the 1890s while attending school in Switzerland. There are also letters that pertain to his career as a painter, a scrapbook that contains catalogues and reviews of exhibits in which...
Dates: 1828-1980s

Joseph Forster Hogben collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-730
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of poetry volumes by Reverend Joseph Forster Hogben, an Episcopal priest who worked among the Native Americans and was also an Army chaplain. He won many distinguished awards for his poetry. There are also holy cards as well as book marks in the collection.

Dates: 1966-1980

Knobloch and Seydewitz families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-263
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, certificates, and literary manuscripts relating to Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydewitz, a Prussian tax official and man of letters. There is also correspondence and certificates relating to Baron von Seydewitz's father-in-law, Herr Knobloch. Baron von Seydewitz's correspondence includes letters from Princess Marianne of Prussia, Minister von Bülow, Finance Minister Maassen, and General Kleist von Nollendorf. The early military life of...
Dates: 1792-1859

Mattie Wilson diaries

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-843
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the diaries of a Tensas Parish woman, Mattie Wilson, who lived on a Mississippi River plantation with her father and three brothers: William, Smith, and Fenton. Her diaries are full of poetry, philosophy, and religious thoughts. She records the weather daily, conditions of the river, steamboats that pass, books and journals she reads, her sewing projects, her household chores, plantation events, and her social activities. She names the books, newspapers, and...
Dates: 1867-1890; Other: Majority of material found within 1867-1873

Maya Hackett papers

 Collection
Identifier: 87-030-NA-201
Scope and Contents

This collection, with documents dating from the 1930s through 2012, contains various university documents in French and German, and other official documents in Swiss German from the Swiss Embassy/Consulate in New Orleans and Washington, DC. Also included are various letters, playbills, writings, drawings, and memorabilia from Maya Hackett's personal life including copies of paintings and correspondence from New Orleanian Phyllis Parun.

Dates: 1900 - 2000

Menke, Burlage, and Kracke families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-603
Scope and Contents The collection consists of German manuscript poetry from the 1850s. Some of the poems were written by Reinhardine Menke, but most are of unknown authorship. Most of the poems are contained in Menke's composition books (1844, 1850-1856). These notebooks also contain moral philosophies supported by biblical quotations. Also included is family correspondence (1866-1887), compositions and school exercises (1854, 1873-1879), clippings of German and English poetry, and a notebook of Johann Hermann...
Dates: 1842-1887

Mrs. William J. Behan collection on Confederate memorials

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1058
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings (1800s-1940s) collected by Mrs. William J. Behan that reflect her active involvement in honoring Confederate veterans and casualties. Behan was president for many years of the Ladies' Southern Memorial Association of New Orleans, which is often mentioned in both correspondence and clippings. She was also involved in the Jefferson Davis Monument Association of New Orleans as well as the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of...
Dates: 1800s-1940s

Paul Claudel papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-696
Scope and Contents

The collection consists forty-one letters, thirty-nine of which are from Paul Claudel to Eve Francis. Paul Claudel (1868-1955) was a French poet and dramatist and Eve Francis (1896-1980) was an actress. They had been friends since Francis had first played the part of Sygne de Coufontaine in the creation of "L'Otage." The correspondence deals with Francis' life, which Claudel finds lacking in religious faith, and with the staging and interpretation of various plays by Claudel.

Dates: 1926-1945

Richard Ray Kirk papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-882
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of poems, correspondence, newspapers clippings, certificates, and diplomas of Dr. Richard Ray Kirk, author, poet, and former professor of English literature at Tulane University. There are also poems by Kirk with color illustrations by Helen Hamilton and Angela Gregory.

Dates: 1924-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1926

Sarah Doerries papers

 Collection
Identifier: NA-365
Scope and Contents

The Sarah Doerries papers consists of unpublished manuscripts and annotated poetry. As an active editor and writer, Sarah contributed to the art community of New Orelans and Cincinnati alike.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1996 - 2018

Series 2: Short Manuscripts

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains manuscripts and drafts for short works by James Sallis and others, including short stories, poetry, interviews, and non-fiction. Works by others include poetry by Milford, and short stories by Robert F. Reid and Harold Hack Works by James Sallis Afterwards Again, Dangerous, Visions American Solitude Changes drafts early drafts for early critical pieces early poems Eddie...