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Vincent Godfrey Burns papers

Vincent Godfrey Burns papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Vincent Godfrey Burns papers
Creator: Burns, Vincent Godfrey, 1893-
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1969
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms304
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

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

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Other Finding Aids

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
12Letters (reproductions), 1956-1969
13Brochures, leaflets and notices, 1939-1969
14Manuscripts, essays, poems and articles, undated
15Clippings of poems printed in True News, 1966-1967
16Printed poems (broadsides and leaflets), 1937, 1968-1969, undated (some reproductions)