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American poetry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Austin T. Walden papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS614
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Austin T. Walden. The papers are primarily office files and case briefs from his law career. Additional material includes correspondence, financial papers, membership information, political campaign documents, speeches, and marketing and outreach material from various organizations. The collection contains materials from the many organizations to which Walden belonged or defended in court, such as the NAACP, the Atlanta Negro...
Dates: 1900-1969, undated

Burns Club of Atlanta documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS433
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of records pertaining to the organization and administration of the Burns Club of Atlanta and the Ladies' Burns Club of Atlanta. Records include legal documents, correspondence, membership lists, program information, and pamphlets. Topics include the construction of the Burns Cottage, the Annual Anniversary Dinner, club operations, and poetry written by club members.

Dates: 1900-1985, undated

Elizabeth Love's autograph book

Collection number: ahc.MSS212f
Scope and Content This collection consists of an autograph book containing autographs and poems. This book was presented to Elizabeth Love by an anonymous friend, possibly as a wedding present, in 1880. Some names included in the book are her cousins, Charles M. Knoll in Florida and J. J. Howell, Elias Alexander Cochran, Emma Love, Sallie Love, G.A. Love, Tom Love, A. O. Love, John Love, W. B. Cochran, Charles Cochran, Sarah Cochran, Starling Cochran, Mabel Elizabeth Cochran and U.S. Senator and Elizabeth’s...
Dates: 1880-1915

James and Katherine Mason correspondence and book of poetry

Collection number: ahc.MSS1155
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between James Walter Mason and Martha Katherine (nee Christian) Mason. These letters cover their courtship and first three years of marriage. Contents include poems that James wrote to Katherine, as well as topics such as the death of Katherine's mother and everyday life while James was away on business. James used a variety of names and nicknames for his wife, including Katherine, Kate, Mattie Kate, Sweetheart, and Kiddy....
Dates: 1902-1927, undated

Mattie P. Fryer autograph album

Collection number: ahc.MSS633f
Scope and Content This collection consist of one autograph album belonging to Mattie P. Fryer, signed by friends and relatives of Fryer including her brothers, John K Fryer, of Barnesville, Georgia, and Robert C. Fryer of Talbot County, Georgia. Some of the others having signed their names or a few lines of verse include cousins Lizzie Finlayson and Blanch Shehel of Stewartville, Georgia, and friends such as Mattie Davis of Upson County, Annie Cobb of Thomaston, Georgia, Ben H. Butts of Barnesville, Georgia,...
Dates: 1882-1885

Short stories and poems scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS895f
Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook composed of newspaper clippings pasted over a ledger, including short stories and poems. There are also a few newspaper clippings with images. Several end pages contain dated lists of names and financial numbers in ledger form.

Dates: 1844, undated