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poems

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Written or oral compositions characterized by condensed language chosen for sound and suggestive power as well as meaning, and by the use of such literary techniques as structured meter, natural cadences, rhyme, or metaphor.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Ginsberg Banov papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1039
Collection Overview Entire collection is photocopies of Edna Banov's unpublished manuscripts and other writings; originals remain with donor. Includes poems, short stories, letters, memoirs, notes, book reviews, eulogies, tributes and a compilation of Banov's short stories and letters titled, "Potpourri, Some of This, Some of That." (Many works in "Potpourri" have draft versions in the collection.) Most writings are annotated and several have critique notes included (from an unnamed editor.) Banov's memoirs...
Dates: 1960s-1990s

Paul Hamilton Hayne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0023
Abstract

Papers include letters, poems, and clippings from and about poet Paul Hamilton Hayne of Charleston, South Carolina. Also included is correspondence between his wife Mary Middleton Hayne and his aunt Susan B. Hayne, poems and letters from Paul Hamilton Hayne's son William H. Hayne, and typescript poems of Arthur Hugh Clough and Sidney Lanier.

Dates: 1859-1899, 1942

Ludwig Lewisohn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0028
Collection Overview Papers document mostly Lewisohn's friendship and early homosexual love affair with poet George Sylvester Viereck and Lewisohn's later marriage to Edna Manley. Correspondence (1903-1955) between Lewisohn and Viereck is mostly on literary matters; but early holograph poems by Lewisohn refer to their love affair. Other poems include printed and typescript copies and his English translations of some poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.Most of the collection documents the relationship of...
Dates: 1903-1980s; Majority of material found within 1940s

Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0032
Collection Overview Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers consist of his writings, his correspondence with his wife and children, and miscellaneous items. Middleton's writings consist of poems, essays, and addresses about Christianity, the fine arts, philosophical materialism, temperance, secession, fame, the U.S. Constitution, and other subjects, many of which were probably delivered to the students of the College of Charleston during his tenure there as professor and president. Correspondence includes letters...
Dates: 1823-1881

Moïse family letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1060
Collection Overview Collection contains letters (1897-1940) to and from members of the Edwin Warren Moïse family. Majority of correspondence (1897-1899) is to Penina Moïse Solomons Phelps from her first husband, Dr. Edward Alva Solomons; other letters (most undated) to Penina from siblings, friends and other relatives. Letters refer to health issues, social activities, relatives and friends. Collection includes condolence letters (1902) sent to Esther Lyon Moïse upon the death of her husband, Edward Warren...
Dates: 1897-1907

Phillips family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1125
Abstract

Memoirs and journals written by lawyer and politician Philip Phillips, his wife, Eugenia Phillips, and their two youngest sons, lawyer William Hallett Phillips and Library of Congress Superintendent of Maps Philip Lee Phillips. Also includes a poem describing a Washington, D.C., ball in which Eugenia is referenced, and an address based on the writings and works of Philip Lee Phillips.

Dates: 1848-1889, 1998

Frederick A. Porcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

Patricia Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0107
Collection Overview

The collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed playbills, and writings. The writings consist of plays, poems, copywriting for the local radio station WTMA, guest columns for "The News and Courier", typed and handwritten manuscripts, music and other writings from friends.

Dates: 1922-1998

"T'engk'Gawd fuh Chaa'stun" (Thank God for Charleston)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-025
Collection Overview

The collection consists of two copies of Geraty's Gullah language poem, "T'enk'Gawd fuh Chaa'stun, and the English translation of the work. The poem was a gift from Geraty to College of Charleston President Alex Sanders. Each poem is two pages. The first page contains the Gullah poem, and the second page contains the English translation. The poem is dated 1995.

Dates: 1995

John A. Zeigler, Jr. and Julius and Frances Butwin correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1145
Collection Overview

The collection contains correspondence between John Asbury Zeigler, Jr. (1912-2015) and Julius (1904-1945) and Frances Butwin (1911-1996). The letters discuss literary interests, political activism, daily life, and the writings of all three individuals. Included with the letters are drafts of short stories and poems authored by Zeigler.

Dates: 1932-1946