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Poems

Title
Poems / by Frances E.W. Harper.
Author
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Publication
Philadelphia : [Frances E.W. Harper] 1006 Bainbridge Street, 1900.

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TextUse in library Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. Poems)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
TextUse in library Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. E. W. Poems.1900)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
George S. Ferguson Co., printer.
Description
vi, 90 p. : port. ; 27 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Ink stamps (Provenance)
  • Inscriptions (Provenance)
Note
  • "Copyright, 1895, by Frances E.W. Harper."--verso of title page.
  • "George S. Ferguson Co., printers and electrotypers."--printer statement, verso of title page.
  • The address listed in the imprint was Frances E.W. Harper's address in Philadelphia.
  • Includes a photographic portrait of author with a facsimile of the author's signature.
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on title page "E.A. Pennypacker West Chest Penna." ; With the ink stamp "Schomburg Collection." This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
My mother's kiss -- A grain of sand -- The crocuses -- The present age -- Dedication poem -- A double standard -- Our hero -- The dying bondman -- A little child shall lead them -- The sparrow's fall -- God bless our native land -- Dandelions -- The building -- Home, sweet home -- The pure in heart shall see God -- He had not where to lay his head -- Go work in my vineyard -- Renewal of strength -- Jamie's puzzle -- Truth -- Death of the old sea king -- Save the boys -- Nothing and something -- Vashti -- Thank God for little children -- The martyr of Alabama -- The night of death -- Mother's treasures -- The refiner's gold -- A story of the Rebellion -- Burial of Sarah -- Going east -- The hermit's sacrifice -- Songs for the people -- Let the light enter -- An appeal to my country women.
Call Number
Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. Poems. 1900)
OCLC
  • 8574202
  • 8574202
Author
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Title
Poems / by Frances E.W. Harper.
Imprint
Philadelphia : [Frances E.W. Harper] 1006 Bainbridge Street, 1900.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 811-H (accession no. B527173) inscribed: in ink on title page "E.A. Pennypacker West Chest Penna." ; With the ink stamp "Schomburg Collection." This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Added Author
George S. Ferguson Co., printer.
Pennypacker, E. A., former owner, inscriber.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. Poems. 1900)
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