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Maryland State Poetry Society Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0081-MSPS

Scope and Contents

The Maryland State Poetry Society Records contain poetry books by various authors, correspondence, newsletters, poetry magazines, MSP Society constitutions, and Lizette Woodworth Reese memorabilia.

Dates

  • 1956-1986
  • Bulk dates: 1960-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical Note

Founded 1956 on the centennial of the birth of Maryland poet Lizette Woodworth Reese, the Maryland State Poetry Society was organized to promote the creation and appreciation of poetry and to advance cultural interests in Maryland through publications and poetry programs in cooperation with related arts.

Extent

7.9 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

Source of acquisition unknown

Title
Finding aid for the Maryland State Poetry Society Records
Author
Finding aid prepared by archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives Repository

Contact:
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA
410-837-4253