Vincent Godfrey Burns papers

Vincent Godfrey Burns papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Burns, Vincent Godfrey, 1893-
Title: Vincent Godfrey Burns papers
Dates: 1937-1969
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (154 items in 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Vincent Godfrey Burns from 1937-1969. Includes manuscripts of essays, poems, and articles by Burns, as well as printed copies of his poems and seven issues of THE RAINBOW. Also included are brochures, leaflets, programs, clippings concerning Burn's life and activities, and photocopies of Burn's letters to the Washington POST and Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon.
Coll. Number: ms304

Biographical/Historical Note

Vincent Godfrey Burns (1893- ), poet laureate of Maryland, author, editor, and lecturer.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature--20th century
American poetry--20th century.
Authors, American--Maryland.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Poets laureate--Maryland.
Poets, American--Maryland.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vincent Godfrey Burns papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical material
2Brochures, leaflets and programs
3Clippings and Newspaper columns
4Letters (reproductions)
Includes letters from Mr. Burns to Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon.
5Manuscripts of essays, poems and articles
6Poems from True News (some reproductions)
7Printed poems (broadsides and leaflets)
8 The Rainbow (magazine)