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Anna Whitcomb Collection M/A 1998.33.01

Anna Whitcomb Collection M/A 1998.33.01

Creator:Whitcomb, Anna W., 1886-1980
Title: Anna Whitcomb Collection
Dates:1929-1980
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

Biography

Anna Whitcomb was born in March 1886 was a teacher and poet. She received her teaching certificate on June 2, 1919. Anna taught 7th and 8th grade History and Geography at Lake Harriet School in Minneapolis for twenty five years. Anna was the president of the Minneapolis Poetry Society for several years. Anna died on August 14, 1980.


Description of the Collection

One box of 11 folders and 1 scrapbook. Poems, snapshots, travel diary of trip to Alaska in 1936.


Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Lake Harriet School. (Minneapolis, Minn)
Minneapolis Poetry Society.

Subjects

American poetry--20th century.
American poetry--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Poets, American--Minnesota.
Teachers--Minnesota--Minneapolis.

Table of Contents


Miscellaneous papers - contains Anna's teaching certificate, list of prizes and money earned by poems, clipping from Lake Harriet Courier, programs from The Minneapolis Poetry Society, clippings from Cass County Independent. -- Box 1, Folder 1
Poems, not dated -- Box 1, Folder 2
Poems, early to 1929 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Poems 1930-1940 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Poems 1944-1945 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Poems, Clippings, Photos, Postcards 1946-1950 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Poems, Clippings, Photos, Correspondence 1950-1955 -- Box 1, Folder 7
Poems, Clippings, Photos, Postcards 1955-1960 -- Box 1, Folder 8
Poems, Clippings, Christmas cards 1960-1966 -- Box 1, Folder 9
Poems, Clippings, Christmas cards, Correspondence, Photos 1967-1970 -- Box 1, Folder 10
Poems 1970-1980 -- Box 1, Folder 11
Travel diary of trip to Alaska 1936 -- Box 1, Folder 12


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