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PLD. Paul Laurence Dunbar Materials

 Topic Guide
Identifier: PLD
This classification groups together all collections containing Paul Laurence Dunbar Materials.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Boyer's, the Circus and Other Historical Reminiscences (SC-161)

Identifier: SC-161

Paper written by Chip Boyer containing information on the Boyer family, famous patrons of the Boyer business, and the families' involvement with the funeral business.

Dates: 2003

Paul Laurence Dunbar First Day of Issue Stamps (SC-274)

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SC-274
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three envelopes with images of Paul Laurence Dunbar printed on them. Each image is different. There is also a Paul Laurence Dunbar stamp on each envelope. Each stamp is the same. May 1, 1975, is the stamped date on each envelope, along with First Day of Issue.

Dates: 1975

Paul Laurence Dunbar Papers (SC-8)

Identifier: SC-8
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 3 original financial items (2 receipts, 1 IOU), a news clipping, and a photocopy (2 sheets) of the 1891 graduation program from Dayton's Central High School, of which Dunbar was a class member.

Dates: 1891-1904

"Dusky Sleep-Song" Sheet Music (SC-320)

Identifier: SC-320

The collection consists of sheet music for a single piece of music: “Dusky Sleep-Song,” with words by Paul Laurence Dunbar and music by Grace A. Hammon.

Dates: 1922

Lays of a Wandering Minstrel Book (SC-240)

Identifier: SC-240
Scope and Contents This collection contains a book by Anne Virginia Culbertson, Lays of a Wandering Minstrel, which reportedly was carried by Paul Laurence Dunbar on his visit to England in 1897. Handwritten notes on the inside front cover document the ownership of the book by Mrs. David Gebhart, and it is signed by the author. Inside the back cover, Mary Ellen Gebhart explains the story of loaning the book to Dunbar and its journey with him. Also included is a photocopy of the original...
Dates: 1896-1897

"My Little Black Lamb" by Paul Laurence Dunbar (SC-86)

Identifier: SC-86
Scope and Contents

Original voice and piano score for song written by Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Dates: 1922

Paul Laurence Dunbar Newspaper Clippings (SC-149)

Identifier: SC-149
Scope and Contents

The collection contains seven newspaper clippings concerning the death and funeral of Paul Laurence Dunbar, as well as his mother, Matilda Dunbar. Two of these include poems written by Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Dates: 1934

Paul Laurence Dunbar Poem, "To Anna C." (SC-168)

Identifier: SC-168
Scope and Contents

Original handwritten and typed version of a poem, "To Anna C." written by Paul Laurence Dunbar. The poem is believed to have been written between 1900 and 1906. It was written for Anna Coons who lived in Dunbar’s neighborhood.

Dates: circa 1900

Rain Songs: Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar (SC-243)

Identifier: SC-243
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one copy of "Rain Songs: Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar," Selected and Illustrated by Emily Burkman, printed by Apiary Press, Northampton, Massachusetts, 2009. This copy is number 7 of fifteen.

Dates: 2009

Shivell Family, Jane Reece Collection

Identifier: MS-437
Abstract This collection highlights the work and family of Dayton poet, Paul Shivell. An accomplished poet published in the late 19th- and early 20th centuries, Shivell was recognized for his pastoral poems which were published in several books and collections. Included in the collection are several original portraits by noted Dayton photographer Jane Reece, who was a close family friend of the Shivells and who took portraits of them throughout several decades. Other documents note the Shivells’...
Dates: 1911-1944