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Poems

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

"A Legend of Christmas Roses", circa 1940

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], 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: [1006233187], 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

"Farewell dear partner kind and true", circa 1816

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], 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

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

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

Mary Johnson Blackburn Poetry Book, after 1924

 File — Box 4265.003: [1006233188], 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: [1006233187], 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

"The Cowel Letter", circa 1800s

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], 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