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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

"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 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

[Poem]

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

Poetic verse

Description: Poetic verse.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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

[Recueil de Chansons Nationales]

Description: Lyric sheet for "The Flag of Austerlitz and Arcole" to the tune of "La Sentinelle" and "La Parisienne," the national march, by Casimir DeLavigne.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Der liefe Drud von Deiner hand]

Description: Poem by an unknown author regarding the joys of love and marriage. Poem is printed on a torn piece of paper.
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

[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

Kit Carson's Wife

Description: A poem about a "Kit Carson's Wife" who takes her horse and goes for a wild ride after her husband is killed.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem on Matrimony]

Description: Poem about matrimony, congratulating a new bride and her husband.
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 and Notes by C. B. Moore, 1901]

Description: An envelope containing handwritten notes as well as a short poem by C. B. Moore. The envelope contains a label reading, "Moore jan01 Chambersville Tex".
Date: 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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

[Poem, undated]

Description: This document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details the author's feelings about life in their time and place. The author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poems, undated]

Description: This document includes two poems from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first poem details the immensity of nature and how minute one feels compared to the lightning strikes in a thunderstorm. The second poem is about the author's mother. It notes the happy memories of youth spent with their mother and how her health has declined. The final line of this poem is solemn. It details that the author's mother is succumbing to a disease that is taking her life.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poetry, undated]

Description: The following document includes four poems from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first two poems are on the front of the page and are written in pen. One of the poems is titled "Afton Water." The poem is a handwritten copy of Robert Burns' "Sweet Afton." It details the environment that surrounds the River Afton in Scotland. The second poem of the front page is untitled. It discusses how one's decisions define the life one leads. The back of the document has two poems written in pencil. The first one is unintelligible. The second is untitled and is about love. There is also some calculations on the back page. The document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections