Vincent Godfrey Burns papers

Vincent Godfrey Burns papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Burns, Vincent Godfrey, 1893-
Title: Vincent Godfrey Burns papers
Dates: 1937-1969
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms304

Biographical/Historical Note

Vincent Godfrey Burns (b. 1893) was an author, lecturer, and poet laureate of Maryland.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Vincent Godfrey Burns from 1937-1969 and includes manuscripts of essays, poems, and articles by Burns, as well as printed copies of his poems. Also included are brochures, leaflets, programs, clippings concerning Burns’ activities, and photocopies of letters Burns wrote to the Washington Post and Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon.

Index Terms

American poetry.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts (documents)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Vincent Godfrey Burns papers, ms304, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Other Finding Aids note

Accompanying issues of The Rainbow have been cataloged with an associated collection note, and can be requested in GIL. The call number is PS301 .R256.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Newpaper clippings, 1963-1969
2Letters (reproductions), 1956-1969
3Brochures, leaflets and notices, 1939-1969
4Manuscripts, essays, poems and articles, undated
5Clippings of poems printed in True News, 1966-1967
6Printed poems (broadsides and leaflets), 1937, 1968-1969, undated (some reproductions)