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The Proposal

Description: Transcription of a poem written by Olga Pazdral about her relationship with a man named Davy, and the rejection of his proposal.
Date: July 2, 2000
Creator: Pazdral, Olga
Partner: Private Collection of Thadious Polasek

Draft Dodger

Description: Text of a poem that derides men who avoid going to war.
Date: unknown
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Childhoods Lovely Bowers, Poem]

Description: Poem with unknown author, entitled "Childhood's Lovely Bowers," handwritten on paper.
Date: unknown
Partner: Pearce Museum at Navarro College

[Mexican Border Poems]

Description: No Description Available.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Hazelton, Oliver Taft
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Handwritten Poem: Man of Many Moods]

Description: A handwritten poem, possibly written by Bill Nelson, addressing a man and warning him about the negative complications of ambiguity and fear.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

O. Henry

Description: Poem in honor of O Henry's death, first published by Mr. Christopher Morley in the "New York Evening Post", June 5, 1915.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morley, Christopher
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Closing Lines from the Novel, "Eben Holden"

Description: Document with the closing lines from the book "Eben Holden" by Irving Bacheller, published in 1900. A handwritten note is at the bottom of the document with the words, "To Sam Rayburn, with deep affection--Gene Worley 10/17/49 Washington, D.C." Francis Eugene Worley was a democratic U.S. Representative from Texas who served in the House of Representatives from 1941 to 1950. Sam Rayburn "saw himself" in these closing lines from the book "Eben Holden." The text is black, printed on cream colored paper.
Date: 1941/1950
Creator: Bacheller, Irving
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Poem by Grace Dupree Ridings

Description: Print of a bird on a fence with a poem by Grace Dupree Ridings. The poem, "Have You?", is as follows: "Have you ever / Seen new violets, / Have you heard / A robin sing, / When you can / Keep from thinking / It is Spring... / It is Spring?"
Date: unknown
Creator: Ridings, Grace Dupree
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

"In the Matter of Friendship" poem by Harry B. Hawes

Description: Print of a poem by Harry B. Hawes. Poem title: "In the Matter of Friendship." Printed on ivory colored paper in black ink. A facsimile of Hawe's signature is at the lower right of the printed poem. Hawes was a democrat from Missouri who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1921-1926. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1926-1933.
Date: 1869/1947
Creator: Harry B. Hawes
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Poem]

Description: Handwritten patriotic poem from H. K. Redway's personal papers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Be Careful What You Say.]

Description: Clipping with a poem advising against speaking ill of others. Fragment of a drawing and article on the reverse side.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

The History of Wonder

Description: A poem about a dog named Wonder who had an insatiable appetite and was killed for stealing food. The poem has twelve stanzas, each consisting of six lines.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sampson, Neal; Hornsby, Nat & George, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

La Inundacion de Houston en 1935

Description: Photograph of document, La Inundacioin de Houston en 1935, written by Jesus Golleges. This is a poem about the Great Houston Flood of 1935. Golleges was the father of Mario Golleges.
Date: 1935
Creator: Golleges, Jesus
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Poem by Charles B. Moore]

Description: A poem by Charles Moore about soldiering during the Mexican-American War.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sal is Dead]

Description: Poem of how Sal is dead and therefore people don't have to worry anymore.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cat Limerick]

Description: Poem written on a scrap of paper about a cat catching a rat.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sal is Dead]

Description: Poem of how Sal is dead and therefore people don't have to worry anymore.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, c.1899]

Description: Poem from the C. B. Moore Collection. The poem is about a cat. The writer describes their companion and how they feel when coming home to their feline friend.
Date: January 1899
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem,undated]

Description: This document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem describes life's fleeting moments. The poem's author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: This document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details racism. The author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: The document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details the life and death of a man and a woman. It describes the reactions of society for each of the deaths; one a memorialization of life, the other a celebration of death. The poem's author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: The document includes two poems from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first poem details a man's journey through life. It alludes to confronting one's fears and facing one's mortality. This poem is written on the first three pages of the document. The ending to this poem is on the last page of the document on the bottom of the page. The second poem is on the last page of the document at the top of the page. It was written for and is about Mary Ann Moore. The document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections