Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935

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Miss Lizette W. Reese (1856-1935) taught school in Baltimore, Maryland for 45 years. She retired in 1921 and concentrated her efforts as a poetess. Many collections of her poems were published in book form.

From the description of Papers, 1928-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498089

American writer.

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Baltimore, Maryland, to Wilbur Needham, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1923 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805920

Lizette Woodworth Reese was an American poet. Flourishing in the early part of the 20th century, she wrote personal, straightforward poems in traditional forms, taking her inspiration from her observations of the world around her. Her work foreshadows the 20th century transition from artificial Victorian verse to the dynamic, creative voice of Modern poets.

From the description of Lizette Woodworth Reese letter and poems, 1929-1934. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50217923

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referencedIn Lizette Woodworth Reese Collection, 1926 Nov 22 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn French, John Calvin, 1875-. John Calvin French papers, 1928-1957. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed L.W. Reese to: "Dear Katherine Lee Bates, Dear Friend." January 12, 1927. Wellesley College
referencedIn Maryland manuscripts collection. Biographical and genealogical records, 1634-2001. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. Papers pertaining to "The Enchanted Years" [manuscript], 1919-1922. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Correspondence relating to the Southern Writers Convention sponsored by the "Virginia Quarterly Review" at the University of Virginia, October 23-24, 1931 [manuscript], 1931-1932. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Maryland State Poetry Society. Records, 1956-1986. University of Baltimore Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette Woodworth Reese to:"Miss [Elizabeth] Manwaring" February 16, 1930. Wellesley College
referencedIn Sparr, Oreste. [Song collection / Oreste Sparr]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lizette Woodworth Reese Collection, 1935 Jan 17 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Robert Hillyer Papers, 1906-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923. Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1899, October 10, Baltimore, Marlyland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lizette Woodworth Reese. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Turnbull, Grace Hill, 1880-1976,. Oral history interview, 1971. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Lizette Woodworth Reese Collection, 1923 Nov 9 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Papers, 1897-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1923, January 29, Baltimore, Maryland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lizette Woodworth Reese. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Miracle : poem, 1923, December 30. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Typed letter signed Lizette Woodworth Reese to: Miss Constance Alexander. Wellesley College
referencedIn Additional papers, 1839-1895. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette W. Reese to: "Katharine Lee Bates" December 26, 1921. Wellesley College
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette W. Reese to: "Miss Bates" December 16, 1921. Wellesley College
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter to Thomas Mabbott. [Baltimore, MD]. 1924 Jan. 20. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Additional papers of Lizette Woodworth Reese [manuscript], 1887-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette Woodward Reese to: "Katharine Lee Bates" October 10, 1925. Wellesley College
referencedIn Jesse Belle Rittenhouse Collection, 1902-1932 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Correspondence with Lucy Cautley, Baltimore, MD, April 15, 1935 and Shaun O. Brown, Baltimore, Maryland, March 20, 1927 / Lizette Reese. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Tudor and Stuart Club collection, 1896-1956. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Smith, Naomi Duff. Papers. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Correspondence to Lewis George Sterner, 1927. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letters to Wilbur Needham [manuscript], 1923. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1921, February 18, Baltimore, Maryland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lizette Woodworth Reese. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1904-1962. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Turnbull, Francese Hubbard Litchfield, d. 1927. Francese Hubbard Litchfield Turnbull papers, 1870-1927. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Reese,Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1899, November 23, Baltimore,Maryland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lizette Woodworth Reese. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette Woodworth Reese to: "My dear Miss Bates" October 26,1921. Wellesley College
creatorOf Willcox, Louise Collier, 1865-1919. Papers of Louise Collier Willcox, 1870-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1935 January 17. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette Woodworth Reese to: "Miss [Elizabeth] Manwaring" January 20, 1930. Wellesley College
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Croker, Maria Briscoe, 1875-1962. To Lizette who wrote of brambles [manuscript] : poem. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1924,January 12, Baltimore, Maryland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lizette Woodworth Reese. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Ludington, Miriam. Autograph card signed Miriam A. Ludington to: [?]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Heimerl, Elizabeth, 1906-. A thorn tree in Spring / words by Lizette Woodworth Reese ; music by Elizabeth Heimerl. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1926, Decmember 19, Baltimore, Maryland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Reese, Lizette Woodworth. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929. Typed letter unsigned November 10, 1925. Wellesley College
referencedIn Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912. William Hand Browne collection, 1842-1973. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Morris, Anna Wharton, 1868-1957. Papers, 1729-1957. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Raney, McKendree Llewellyn, 1877-1964. McKendree Llewellyn Raney papers, 1929-1954. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph postcard signed Lizette W. Reese to: "Miss Bates" April 11, 1922. Wellesley College
referencedIn Maryland Poets collection, 1888-1947. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette Woodworth Reese to: "My dear Miss Metcalf" Wellesley College
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Maryland manuscripts collection. Literary writings, 1788-1970. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette W. Reese to: "Dear friend" April 21, 1922. Wellesley College
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Lizette Woodworth Reese letter and poems, 1929-1934. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Correspondence, 1864-1906. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph note signed Lizette W. Reese to: [Miss Bates]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Poe Memorial Association. Correspondence of the Poe Memorial Association [manuscript], 1899-1911. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter to Mr. Boyd [manuscript], 1915 March 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Tunstall, Virginia Hunter Lyne, d. 1987. Papers of Virginia Hunter Lyne Tunstall [manuscript] 1869-1959. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn A Collection of autographs in the Goucher College Library. Goucher College, Goucher College Library
referencedIn Additional papers, ca. 1870-1922. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter [manuscript] : Baltimore, Maryland, to Wilbur Needham, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1923 November 9. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Carpenter, Margaret Haley. Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph note signed Lizette W. Reese to:"Dear Poet and Friend." September 2, 1927. Wellesley College
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Papers of Lizette Woodworth Reese [manuscript], 1893-1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frank Harris Collection, 1926-1930 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Jay B. Hubbell Papers, 1816-1998 and undated, bulk 1920-1979 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Goodwillie, Mary C., 1870-1949. Mary C. Goodwillie papers, 1916-1948. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers, 1725-1961. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Autograph letter signed Lizette Reese to: [Miss Bates]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Harrison, Elizabeth Stuart Letcher, d. 1914. List of books presented by Southern writers to the Poe Alcove, 1900 June 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letters, 1925-1934, Baltimore, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Letter 1922, December 10, Baltimore, Maryland [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lizette Woodworth Reese. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935. Papers, 1928-1934. Library of Virginia
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Subject
Women poets, American
American literature--Women authors
Women poets, American--Correspondence
Book reviewing
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Birth 1856-01-09

Death 1935-12-17

Female

Americans

English

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