Rochester Poetry Society, Rochester, New York

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Rochester Poetry Society records
Creator: Rochester Poetry Society
Call Number: D.33
Dates: 1927-1973
Physical Description: 2 boxes, 1 package
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

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Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Rochester Poetry Society records
Creator: Rochester Poetry Society
Call Number: D.33
Dates: 1927-1973
Physical Description: 2 boxes, 1 package
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The Rochester Poetry Society Records includes minutes, correspondence, clippings, programs, membership lists, scrapbooks, and poems by society members.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
American poetry--Societies, etc.
American poetry
Minutes (Records)
Correspondence
Poetry
Scrapbooks
Newspaper clippings
Rochester Poetry Society
Poets, American
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited by the Rochester Poetry Society through Mrs. Ralph S. Clark, 9/26/73. Gift of Mrs. Mabel Olney Harkness.Gift of Mary Warren.Access
The Rochester Poetry Society records 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], Rochester Poetry Society records, D.33, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1-2Minutes of the Rochester Poetry Society meetings, November 12, 1946-May 17, 1955
Box 1, Folder 3-4Correspondence, 1922-1950, undated
Box 1, Folder 5Publication record of Rochester Poetry Society members' poems which appeared in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 1927-1928
Box 1, Folder 6Newspaper clippings
Box 1, Folder 7History of the Rochester Poetry Society written by Mrs. Edith Lenore (Willis) Linn Forbes
6 pages, manuscript

Box 1, Folder 8Miscellaneous: programs, tickets, etc.
Box 1, Folder 9-10Poems written by members of the Rochester Poetry Society
Arranged alphabetically by author

Box 1, Folder 11Poems by Susan W. Campbell
2 notebooks

Box 1, Folder 12Membership lists
Box 2, Folder 1Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, prepared by Anne St. H. Angevine, 1926 or 1927 to 1931
25 pages

Box 2, Folder 2Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, October 1934 to March 1936
Includes the notice of March 2, 1920 about the founding of the Rochester Poetry Society
22 pages

Box 2, Folder 3Scrapbook of newspaper clippings with some additions from later years, 1934 to 1939
24 pages

Box 2, Folder 4Scrapbook of memorabilia, newspaper clippings, membership list of the Society, correspondence, notices of Society publications, etc., November 1934 to June 1969
39 pages

Package 1Scrapbook of memorabilia, newspaper clippings, correspondence, etc., March 1970 to July 1973
11 pages



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