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"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

My Roommates

Description: A five-stanza poem by Gertrude Osterhout titled "My Roommates." In each stanza, Gertrude wrote about each of her roommates at her boarding school.
Date: 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

[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 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

[Mexican Border Poems]

Description: Text for three poems typed on Dallas Artillery Company letterhead, written by Sgt. Oliver Taft Hazelton during his service on the Mexican border (1914-1916). The poems relate to Hazelton's experiences during that time and include two titled poems and a song "to the tune of Steam Boat Bill."
Date: 1916~
Creator: Hazelton, Oliver Taft
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

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: Abilene Texas...]

Description: Poem written about the city of Abilene, Texas published in The Southern Pharmaceutical Journal and Drug Price Review, with a portion of an article about frontier medicine printed on the other side.
Date: October 1936
Creator: Cousins, Walt
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

["A Medal, please, for a service man's wife"]

Description: Poem, written anonymously, entitled "A Medal, please, for a service man's wife". It tells of a returning soldier who wishes to give his wife a medal for enduring life without him.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

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 addressed to John J. Herrera - 1966]

Description: Poem entitled "To My Critics" with a handwritten note of encouragement to John J. Herrera.
Date: 1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Avenger Field

Description: Poem from the perspective of a WASP speaking to Avenger Field, written by Effie Pratt, class 43-W-8.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pratt, Effie
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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

[Cat Limerick]

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

[Cattle Drive Poems]

Description: Two poems about cattle driving titled, "The Cattle String Out", and "The Drags" with small sketches seen on the page. The sketch at the top appears to be a cow with a brand on its side. Handwriting on back reads, "[illegible] Moore never shook a duty or a danger in his life".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University 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

Daddy's Holiday Lament...

Description: Poem entitled "Daddy's Holiday Lament" by David A. Stallman about the pain of children growing up and moving away from their parents.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stallman, David A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Draft Dodger

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

[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

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

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

[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