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Barry Farrell collection on Allen Ginsberg

Call Number: MS 59

Contains materials compiled by Barry Farrell for a Life article about Allen Ginsberg and his visit to Lawrence, Kansas and the University of Kansas. Includes typescript and manuscript notes; drafts; transcriptions of interviews with Allen Ginsberg and his partner, Peter Orlovsky; and a biography about Ginsberg and his philosophy.

Dates: 1966

Denise Low papers

Call Number: MS 334
Overview Denise Low was the Poet Laureate of Kansas from 2007-2009 and served on the faculty of Haskell Indian Nations University for over 25 years, during which time she founded the creative writing program. Low has published over twenty volumes of poetry, essays, edited collections, and other writings and is co-publisher of Mammoth Publications. This collection includes drafts, manuscripts, published materials, personal and professional papers, correspondence, and journals from throughout her...
Dates: 1970 - 2013

Florence Lydia Snow scrapbook

Call Number: RH MS 1096

This bound scrapbook contains news clippings and tearsheets of published articles and short stories by Kansas poet and author Florence L. Snow. The scrapbook, compiled by the author, includes manuscript segments of her writings. Housed separately are two photographs--one of Snow at her Lawrence, Kansas home, and one of the home of her sister Ella Snow (Mrs. W. W. Sain) at Neosho Falls, Kansas.

Dates: 1884-1898, photographs: approximately 1920-1941

Helen R. Hoopes poem

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P409

Contains an untitled poem written by Helen Rhoda Hoopes to Cassandra Ritter, dated December 16, 1936.

Dates: December 16, 1936

Hester Buell papers

Call Number: RH MS 367

This collection contains the many poems and other writings of Tescott, Kansas librarian Hester Buell (1900-1993), which include her remembrances and memorabilia of her brother Harold and sister Helen. Within the collection correspondence are Miss Buell's letters from Wint Smith (U.S. Congressman from Kansas, 1947-1961).

Dates: approximately 1940s and 1979-1987

Jane Comstock (Mrs. Adna G.) Clarke collection

Call Number: RH MS P674

This collection of items by and about Honolulu, Hawaii poet Jane Comstock dates from 1938 to 1946. It consists of three Christmas cards sent from Jane Comstock and her husband; a Honolulu news clipping concerning Waikiki Garden (one of Comstock's books of verse); and a reprinted Honolulu news report of a radio broadcast of poetry readings by Comstock.

Dates: 1938 - 1946

John Elsberg papers

Call Number: MS 366
Overview John Elsberg was the head editor and publisher from 1975 to 2012 for Bogg, a seminal small press literary magazine focusing on poetry, short fiction, and literary commentary by writers from the United Kingdom, the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. Elsberg also wrote, edited, and published many pieces of literary commentary and works of poetry with a particular focus on haiku and tanka forms. This collection includes drafts and notes for...
Dates: approximately 1978-2012

Langston Hughes: art and literature of necessity; typescript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P374

The First Annual Langston Hughes Lecture delivered by Arthur D. Drayton, Langston Hughes Visiting Professor, Fall Semester 1978 at the University of Kansas. The lecture discusses Hughes' life and works.

Dates: Fall semester 1978

Lecture, "Langston Hughes and the River Between (the Making of a Poet)"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P662

A lecture by Joel A. Adedeji, presented April 9th, 1991 at the University of Kansas as the 1991 Annual Langston Hughes lecture. The lecture was entitled "Langston Hughes and the River Between (the Making of a Poet)."

Dates: 1991

Letter to Richard Salisbury from J.T. Frisbie

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P568

Letter written by J.T. Frisbie to Richard Salisbury of Syracuse, New York. The letter describes the life of Caroline M. Congdon (1841-186), the semi-paralyzed poet of Amber or Otisco Valley, Onondaga County, New York, and the device she used for writing.

Dates: May 1900

Poetry manuscripts of Harley Elliott

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 160