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[Letter from Truett Latimer to Edna Coe Majors, June 9, 1959]

Description: Letter from Texas State Representative Truett Latimer to Edna Coe Majors discussing her application to become Poet Laureate of Texas. Latimer states that she was selected as Alternate Poet Laureate, informs her that other Representatives would like a copy of her book "Wind of the West," and urges her to reapply for the honor in 1961.
Date: June 9, 1959
Creator: Latimer, Truett
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nostalgia

Description: A book of poetry written by Harriet Garrett. Contents: Nostalgia -- Spring and Autumn -- Thoughts of Home -- The Land of Yesterday -- Memories -- To You, My Friend -- To a Friend in California -- An Old Refrain -- The Great Adventure -- The Return of a Soldier -- On Reading Two Poems of the World War -- The Message -- Shadows -- Mother -- The Valley of the Shadow -- On the Death of My Father -- “Hope Springs Eternal” -- Dear Lads of Mine -- Dear, Familiar Faces -- One More River -- America -- France Will Live Again -- To Texas -- Spring in Texas -- Creed for Texas -- A Visit to New England -- Going to Bed by Candlelight -- A Dreamship -- A Ballad of Old Madrid -- The Gift of Love -- Reverie -- The Thought of You -- When Love Comes In -- How Little Know the Ones Who Love Us Best -- When Lips Are Made to Smile -- Ballade of Life -- “O, Ye of Little Faith” -- Know Ye the Story? -- Prayer at Eventide -- Christ’s Birthday -- At Dusk -- Death -- Life and Death -- When Life Is Done -- If Death Should Come to Me -- Request
Date: 1941
Creator: Garrett, Harriet
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, February 1943?]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing money, transferring bank accounts from Atlanta to Sweetwater, passing a check flight, staying in sickbay, news from home, a student pilot's poetry, practicing stalls, sending mail, and nurses.
Date: 1943-02~
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Pamphlet: WASP Song Book]

Description: Booklet created by the Dayton Air Show full of songs sung by Women Airforce Service Pilots while in service. The cover features an image of the blue diamond WASP wings emblem.
Date: 2003
Creator: Vectren Dayton Air Show
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

O. Henry's Last Story

Description: Partially finished short story about a criminal on death row. O. Henry was unable to complete this story before his death. Story illustrated with facsimiles of the original manuscript.
Date: September 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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

Rolling Stones

Description: This work is a collection of short stories, sketches, letters, and poems by O. Henry. The volume was named after the periodical the Rolling Stone, of which O. Henry was editor. It was published posthumously and includes a photograph of O. Henry, taken in 1909 shortly before his death.
Date: 1912
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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 on Health]

Description: The author's health has returned. He mentions how fair the girls are, the members of church and how they hate each other. Brother Will was blaming Sister Sober because he didn't like her. On the flip side, he says that he has been there for a month, and he ate some bad wheat and then he got a fever. Afterwards he got better because his landlord took care of him. But he owes the doctor eight dollars. The author mentions hunting for deer to make new clothes: pants, a vest, and a coat. And with these clothes he will be able to handle any cold weather in Texas. He then goes to Paris and wants to meet up with Henry Moore and John. On the other side he mentions that he has gained weight and looks like a bear. His friend Browning's brother got a fever.
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

[English spelling illustrated, undated]

Description: This document includes a poem titled "English spelling illustrated" from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details a woman's life and her marriage to a man she believed to be a duke. Many of the terms in the poem demonstrate the English spelling of the word as the title suggests. On the reverse page of the poem is a page of 403 shorthand words. 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
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