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American Poetry, 1609-1870 (Microform Collection)


The American Poetry, 1609-1870 collection is based on the Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays at Brown University. Covering nearly 300 years of American poetry, this collection holds the verse of both major and minor American poets as they appeared in individual and collective works. In addition, translations of writings by American poets published in foreign imprints, foreign poets writing about America and writings by American poets living abroad are also included. The American Poetry collection consists of three segments. The UB Libraries own only the third segment.

Segment I: 1609-1820 Segment II: 1821-1850 Segment III: 1851-1870


American Poetry, 1609-1870 is located at call number MICFILM PS601 .A53; check the library catalog for location.


Individual titles are located in the library catalog.

Additional access is available through:

American Poetry, 1609-1870. This Primary Source Microfilm reel guide for the entire collection is available through the Thomson Gale website. The list for Segment III begins on page 255.