Carl Sandburg Papers

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Carl Sandburg papers
Creator: Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
Call Number: D.244
Dates: circa 1920-1960
Physical Description: 2 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Poems
Series II: Correspondence and photographs
Collection Overview
Title: Carl Sandburg papers
Creator: Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
Call Number: D.244
Dates: circa 1920-1960
Physical Description: 2 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The collection consists of typescripts and unrevised carbons of 110 poems and prose pieces by Carl Sandburg. A few have hand-written corrections and notations. They were sent by Sandburg over several years to his friend and fellow-poet Dorothy Dudley Harvey (1884-1962). Also included are three letters from Sandburg to Harvey, one letter to her son, Jason Harvey, and four photographs of Sandburg.

Subject(s):
Poetry
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967
Poets, American
Access
The Carl Sandburg papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Carl Sandburg papers, D.244, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
The collection is closely related to the Dorothy Dudley Harvey Papers (A.H34) , which also contain Sandburg letters and manuscripts.


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Series I: Poems
Box 1[And now when the branches were...]
1 page

Box 1[Art is...(1-56)]
4 pages

Box 1[Art is...(55-61)]
1 page

Box 1[Art is...(64-68)]
1 page

Box 1["Arter we done chaw all de hard bones..."]
1 page

Box 1[The bellies of the women danced]
1 page

Box 1[The bird sat on a red handle]
1 page

Box 1[A blue shot dawn]
1 page

Box 1"Bug spots"
1 page

Box 1"Bundles"
1 page

Box 1[Call us back, call us with...]
1 page

Box 1"Carriers" filed with "Waters meeting"
1 page

Box 1"Child face in cherry blossoms"
1 page

Box 1"Chilicothe"
1 page

Box 1"Chinese paintings"
1 page

Box 1"Corn prattlings"
1 page

Box 1"Crossing Ohio when poppies bloom in Ashtabula"
1 page

Box 1[Degas, Rodin, Hokusai,...]
1 page

Box 1[Did you go to language...]
1 page

Box 1[Dreaming of grips at her heart]
1 page

Box 1[The dusk of this box wood]
1 page

Box 1"Early Autumn nocturn"
1 page

Box 1"Fall rumors"
2 pages

Box 1[Far in the southwest...]
1 page

Box 1"Flame runners"
1 page

Box 1"Fog"
1 page
Signed

Box 1"Follies of the stars"
2 pages

Box 1"For you"
1 page

Box 1[A friend reports, "You have no enemies..."]
1 page

Box 1"Geographical customs"
1 page

Box 1[The gloaming burns]
1 page

Box 1"Googler and gaggler"
4 pages

Box 1[Having told the story of Nell...]
1 page

Box 1[He that wishes to study...]
1 page

Box 1[He was twenty years a policeman...]
1 page

Box 1[Hoota Rags was gone a year...]
1 page

Box 1"Horizon brass"
1 page

Box 1"Hotel girl"
1 page

Box 1"How the Paper People of the Paper City..."
2 pages

Box 1[If you have turned a door knob]
1 page

Box 1[In the first number of the...]
1 page

Box 1[In the mountains it is no use...]
1 page

Box 1"Indiana dusk"
1 page

Box 1[It is cold]
1 page

Box 1"Johnny the Wham and Joe the Wimp"
2 pages

Box 1"Kite"
1 page

Box 1[Late in June I spaded...]
1 page

Box 1[The Lawson funeral was...]
1 page

Box 1[The light of the yellow flowers]
1 page

Box 1[The little moon rode up...]
1 page

Box 1"The Little Silent Street--Paul Fort"
1 page

Box 1"Low contralto"
1 page

Box 1"Medley"
1 page

Box 1"Moist moon people"
1 page

Box 1[The mountains stand up...]
1 page

Box 2"New Hampshire again"
1 page

Box 2"Notations on a September Monday"
2 pages

Box 2"Notations on November moonlight"
1 page

Box 2"November"
1 page

Box 2"October changes"
1 page

Box 2[Of poetry devoted to sheer beauty...]
1 page

Box 2[The old Dutch loved the Hudson...]
1 page

Box 2"Old early star"
1 page

Box 2"Old explanations of poetry"
1 page

Box 2"Old music for quiet hearts"
1 page

Box 2[On up the sea slant]
1 page

Box 2[Once on a morning...]
1 page

Box 2"A painter soliloquizes"
1 page

Box 2"Passion's keepsakes" filed with "Low contralto"
1 page

Box 2[The peace of great doors be for you]
1 page

Box 2"Pencils"
1 page

Box 2"Poetry"
3 pages

Box 2[Poetry is a tradition...]
1 page

Box 2"Prints of a Wednesday night"
1 page

Box 2"The rake-off and the get-away"
1 page

Box 2[The red ball of the sun...]
1 page

Box 2[Ride a black horse...]
1 page

Box 2[The ringing of such]
1 page

Box 2"River town equations"
3 pages

Box 2"Rooms"
1 page

Box 2[Roots, go deep: ...]
1 page

Box 2"Santa Fe sketches"
2 pages

Box 2[The sea at its worst...]
1 page

Box 2"Seventeen months"
1 page

Box 2"Silver wind"
1 page

Box 2"Smoke blue"
1 page

Box 2[Spring grass, there is a dance...]
1 page

Box 2"St. Joe"
1 page

Box 2"Summer stars"
1 page

Box 2"Sweet sunshine"
1 page
2 copies

Box 2[The testimony of tall timber]
1 page

Box 2"Theorem in bird cries"
1 page
2 copies

Box 2[There must be a secret known...]
1 page

Box 2[This much can be said...]
1 page

Box 2[Tireless panoramas...]
1 page

Box 2[To speak thanks for the priceless...]
1 page

Box 2"To the ghost of John Milton"
1 page

Box 2[Under a prairie fog moon]
1 page

Box 2[The valley city sits...]
1 page

Box 2"Violence"
1 page

Box 2"Waters meeting"
1 page

Box 2"Whiffs of the Ohio River"
1 page

Box 2[White blossom, lose all...]
1 page

Box 2"White dancer"
1 page
2 copies

Box 2[Who has known the youth...]
1 page

Box 2[Who was Abraham Lincoln's father?]
1 page

Box 2[Why should the murmur of your name...]
1 page

Box 2[The wind blows...]
2 pages

Box 2"Without notice beforehand"
1 page

Box 2[Your knees while you sleep...]
1 page

Box 2Slides taken of the manuscripts at the time of their preservation treatment, 1994
Series II: Correspondence and photographs
Box 2Telegram to Dorothy Dudley Harvey from Paul Bunyan [Carl Sandburg], February 4, 1927
Box 2Sandburg to Dorothy Dudley Harvey, undated
Typed letter signed

Box 2Letter to [Dorothy Dudley Harvey], undated
Typed letter, fragment

Box 2Letter to Jason [Harvey] from Sandburg, December 29, 1949
Typed letter signed

Box 2Photographs of Carl Sandburg
4 photographs

Box 2Photocopies of poems and letters
2 folders



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