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Women poets, American -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Amy Boudreau papers

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

Augustin and Wogan families papers

Identifier: LaRC-223
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family papers, primarily of the Augustin family, with notes and papers of the Wogan family. In addition, there are writings by Jeanne Wogan Arguedas, who wrote under the pen name Anne Labranche. The Augustin family papers consist of records of Jean Augustin and his wife Marie Sauton as well as a petition signed by prominent New Orleanians in favor of Honorable Donatien Augustin, Judge of the Fifth District Court (1857). There are genealogies for the Wogan family as...
Dates: 1803-1936

Claudel family papers

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

Marilyn McNeil de Latour papers

Identifier: NA-378
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection date from 1990-1997. The bound books include 2 volumes of de Latour’s personal correspondence, a journal of the St Thomas More Young at Heart church newsletter she wrote between 1990-1994, two volumes entitled My Smiley Journal that represents a collection of poems she submitted to Smiley Anders who was a columnist for The Advocate, a 1994 bound volume entitled “An Odyssey of Army Wivery”, and copies of poetry manuscripts entitled “Where Angels Pause to Pray”...
Dates: 1990s

Jeanne des Dunes Guérin Bengston papers

Identifier: LaRC-144
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the correspondence, articles, poems, and notes of Jeanne des Dunes Guérin Bengston (1909-1992). The majority of her work found in this collection was written for the Christian Science Publishing Society and the United Methodist Publishers. Also included are a biography of Bengston, as well as newspaper clippings, notes for a play, a manuscript copy of Flowers of the Mind, and index cards.

Dates: 1954-1992

Violet Brown Shay papers

Identifier: LaRC-582
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Violet Brown Shay of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, greeting cards, research notes, American patriotic World War II stickers featuring anti-German and anti-Japanese sayings and pictures, pages of journals, essays, leaflets, newsletters, newspaper clippings and other printed items. The collection is predominantly about Mrs. Shay's work to promote written and performed poetry, but also includes papers on an...
Dates: 1949-1960