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Poems

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

"A Legend of Christmas Roses", circa 1940

 File — Box 4265.001, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents This file contains one handwritten poem by an unknown author recounting a French Christmas story about a "little shepherd-maiden" who wishes to bring a gift to the newborn baby Jesus and is visited by an angel, after which roses bloom from the frozen ground.
Dates: circa 1940

Bert Henderson Poems and Correspondence [RESTRICTED], 1962

 File — Box 4265.001, Folder: 49
Scope and Contents This file contains two poems by Alabama Poet Laureate Bert Henderson that he submitted in 1962 to Judge Jones for possible publication in theAlabama Bible Society Quarterly, with related correspondence.
Dates: 1962

Mary Tarver Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0283
Overview Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.
Dates: circa 1930s

Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0284
Overview Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
Dates: 1823-1882

Bernard P. Chamberlain poems

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3806
Overview Three typescript poems
Dates: 1947-1955

Zitella Cocke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0329
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of photographs and poems, perhaps written by Cocke.
Dates: circa 1950

Jefferson Jackson Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0337
Abstract Souvenirs from various events, as well as awards and honors bestowed upon Coleman, who served The University in many capacities for almost 50 years.
Dates: 1961-1974

John Smartt Coley manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0342
Overview Uncorrected manuscript of Coley's translation of Le Roman de Thebes, published in 1986 as part of the Garland Library of Medieval Literature.
Dates: before 1986

Cowin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0364
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Dates: 1861–1921

Ethel Creighton poem and watercolor

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0365
Overview A poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: between 1880-1953

Michael Dorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0445
Abstract This collection consists principally of research material used in the writing of "The George Wallace Myth." Correspondence, proposals, and the book manuscript are among them. Galley proofs of two other books, "The Second Man," an overview of the changing role of the Vice Presidency and "Stockcar Butterworth," a book about stock car racing, are also part of the collection, as are poems, most of them unpublished, and copies of several published articles.
Dates: 1968-1976

James Clifford Estes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0492
Overview Personal correspondence, papers relating to academic matters, a diploma, cards, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Estes, his family, and friends
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1924

"Farewell dear partner kind and true", circa 1816

 File — Box 4265.001, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file contains a two-page untitled poem that was "composed on the death of Bebeuah(?) Stevens, who died June 27th, 1816." The poem mourns a woman who died at age nineteen and reflects on the eternal life of her soul from a Christian perspective.
Dates: circa 1816

Fighting French Relief Arm band and poem

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0541
Overview A Free French Relief arm band, featuring a swastika and the words "Sous la Botte Nazie (Under the Nazi Boot)," and a printed poem in English by Marie C. Benney entitled "France," about the Nazi suppression of freedom in France.
Dates: between 1939 and 1945

Grimes Family Papers, 1908 August 10 - 1919 August 24

 File — Box 4251.001: [1006213006], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Lionel Grimes was a Marine in World War I, writing to his family in Cincinnati, Ohio, about daily events including guard duty of prisoners, purchasing war stamps, frequent sand storms, and practicing his shooting accuracy. The collection includes a poem and a small group of other correspondence.
Dates: 1908 August 10 - 1919 August 24

George G. Hardin poems and song

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0627
Overview Religious poems and hymn written by Hardin when he was in his 80s and 90s
Dates: 1981-1986

George Hinkle papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3604
Overview Binder of poems and a scrapbook
Dates: 1984-1988

Glenn House papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2292
Overview Materials from the book arts project of Hamilton M. Woodon's 1863 poem Chicamauga.
Dates: 1988

J. H. Tebbets Letter, 1846 October 31

 File — Box 4257.001: [1006214226], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Letter from J.H. Tebbets of Saco (probably Maine) to his sister Julia Ann Tebbets of Grand Falls, New Hampshire. Besides the news of the family, the letter ends with an Indian prayer of five stanzas.
Dates: 1846 October 31

George L. Kittredge letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3808
Overview Letters between Kittredge and his wife, including a copy of their marriage certificate as well as poetry sent in honor of his birthday
Dates: 1886-1888

Willie D. Shelby Livingston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3491
Scope and Contents Composition and essay booklets that contain lectures, poetry, and notes that are in multiple languages (English, German, Greek, and a type of shorthand).
Dates: circa 1880

Mary Johnson Blackburn Poetry Book, after 1924

 File — Box 4265.003, Case: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a 134-page looseleaf volume of typed works by Georgia folklorist and poet Mary Johnson Blackburn called How Fairies Are Made and Other Verse for the Youngest to the Oldest. The book includes 117 poems that are primarily about childhood, as well as numerous hand-drawn illustrations by Blackburn. The first page of the looseleaf volume contains an address label that reads: "Mary Johnson Blackburn (Mrs. Robt.) 972 Virginia Ave. N.E. Atlanta,...
Dates: after 1924

"O yes I've come again to you", circa 1890

 File — Box 4265.001, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents This file contains an unitled two-page love poem written on stationery with the heading "Laconia, Indiana, 189--."
Dates: circa 1890

Rare vertical file

 Collection
Identifier: PM-013
Overview Contains a variety of rare, published materials. Most notable are the almanacs, biographies, guidebooks, art catalogs, and works of literature.
Dates: circa 1750-2000

Warfield Creath Richardson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1194
Abstract This collection consists primarily of Richardson's literary output, dating from 1842 to 1914. Included are poems, short stories, essays, plays, and lectures in handwritten and printed drafts, proof sheets, pamphlets, and clippings. There is also a small collection of letters. It contains a letter from Henry Wordsworth Longfellow and two from Thomas M. Owen.
Dates: 1842-1937

George R. Sims poem "Ostler Joe"

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1277
Overview An epic poem titled "Ostler Joe," about love and loyalty.
Dates: 1899 December 13

Slash Pine Press publications

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: PM-019
Overview Contains printed releases of poetry from the Slash Pine Press at The University of Alabama in 2009 - 2010.
Dates: 2009-2010

Peter Snow tunebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1303
Overview Includes books from the poet's father, Peter Snow, to him containing handwritten songs and musical scores and two scrapbooks, one of which contains early 1900's newspaper articles about the Snow family from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as well as one of clippings of poems and religious articles.
Dates: 1820-1960

James Still papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3525
Overview Audio tapes, newspaper sections, letters, and copies of poems that all pertain to James Still
Dates: 1968-1992

Aurulia Taylor autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1385
Abstract Commercially published autograph book entitled "Leaves of Affection", containing handwritten notes and poems by Taylor's friends and acquaintances. Most of the signers were from Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1862-1873

"The Cowel Letter", circa 1800s

 File — Box 4265.001, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a handwritten poem titled "The Cowel Letter," by an unknown author, in which a woman plans to tell a man who had been courting her that "he is free" after she hears he has been courting another woman named Dora Lee. The poem is dedicated to "M. E. C."
Dates: circa 1800s

Jeanie Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2511
Overview Contains the papers of Alabama author and publisher, Jeanie Thompson. Includes poems and drafts by Thompson, as well as her Master's thesis and books How to Enter the River, Witness, and Litany for a Vanishing Landscape. There are no special restrictions placed on access to the Jeani Thompson papers, although literary and copyrights to her published and unpublished writings have not been...
Dates: 1974-1977

Tuscaloosa Philharmonic Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2325
Overview Programs and poems for their recitals as well as a membership register
Dates: 1912-1917

Renee Anne Viosca poems

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1501
Overview Contains two copies of a poem titled, "All American Bear" and, "A New Beginning". As well as a letter written by Viosca (that should be in the gift file).
Dates: 198?

Carrie Watkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1531
Overview Letters, recipes, and love poems, as well as her diary, written between 1857 and 1864 in Huntsville, Alabama, with her daily thoughts, favorite excerpts from literature and history, math problems, drawings of architecture, and problem solving.
Dates: 1857-1864