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[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

[Poem of Legends]

Description: The poem mentions stabbing or shooting someone's wife, the husband feeling justified in his actions. The husband is charged with the crime and says the he did it, but he did not exaggerate it. On the other side, it talks of a legend and how it affects the people there. He talks of spurs. On October 12, a tree fell down and they tried to move it. He mentions a year ago on the 12th he was going through Memphis.
Date: uuuu-10-09
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem of Texas Frontier]

Description: The author is on the Texas frontier alone, without his wife?, he enjoys the landscape and his neighbors. He speaks of the things he sees on a horse ride: herds of cattle, horses, eating steak and enjoying the rising moon and coming home.
Date: uuuu-10-11
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["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

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 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

Poetic verse

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

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

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, signed "Doberman"]

Description: Short poem about spring. "Doberman" is handwritten at the bottom of the page.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[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

Lyndon Baines Johnson The Right Man

Description: Poem by Steven Feore of Houston, Texas, in support of Lyndon B. Johnson for President over Barry Goldwater.
Date: unknown
Creator: Feore, Steven
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

"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

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