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Poets, American--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Doro (1908-1987) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 9/3/3
Abstract This collection contains primary and secondary sources relating to Edward Doro, an American poet and the Curator of Rare Books at Northwestern from 1958-1962. It includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, press releases, books of poetry, and unbound scripts. It also contains photographs, negatives, posters, sheet music, a pencil sketch of Doro, and his diploma from Sussex College of Technology.
Dates: 1908-2013

Reginald Gibbons (1947-) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/11/38
Abstract Award winning poet, editor, and professor, Gibbons came to Northwestern University as editor of TriQuarterly, the international journal of new creative writing and essays, a position he held until 1997.The Reginald Gibbons Papers consist of biographical, correspondence, teaching, student, financial and publication files.
Dates: 1977-2003

Angela Jackson (1951- ) Papers

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Identifier: 31/6/193
Abstract Angela Jackson (1951- ), a member of Northwestern University's class of 1977, is a poet, novelist, playwright, and biographer. Her papers span the years 1966-2018; they contain biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, teaching material, and publications.
Dates: 1966 - 2018

Wilbur Dick Nesbit (1871-1927) Papers, 1896-1948

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Identifier: MS53
Abstract Wilbur Dick Nesbit was a midwestern American poet, newspaper columnist, humorist, toast master and advertising pioneer. His papers contain biographical material, correspondence, literary works, and photographs.
Dates: 1896-1948

Lew Sarett (1888-1954) Papers

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Identifier: 20/9
Abstract Lew R. Sarett was a professor of English and public speaking at the University of Illinois and Northwestern University. The Lew Sarett Papers illuminate Sarett's personality and methods as a successful and popular teacher and poet. The Papers also shed light on a time period in American history when themes of respect for nature and for Native Americans found a receptive audience among poetry lovers and lecture audiences. The Papers are arranged in six general categories: Biographical Materials...
Dates: 1902-1978

Marguerite Wilkinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS191
Abstract Marguerite Ogden Wilkinson (1883-1928) began writing poetry when she attended Northwestern University. She published several volumes of poetry while working as an editor and poetry reviewer for the Los Angeles Graphic, Books and Authors, The New York Times Book Review, and Poetry magazine. She lectured on modern poetry at schools, library associations, and women’s clubs. She left her library, with accompanying correspondence from...
Dates: 1912 - 1928