Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Two elegies

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on June 10, 2010

Two moving poems written to mark the passing of two young sisters in New Hampshire in 1814.
“[An Elegy], Composed on the sudden deaths of Lydia Page Sanborn . . . and Rebecca Sanborn . . .”
by John Paige, Jun. – with a second elegy by Elder Joseph Badger.

It becomes them

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 30, 2007

A collection of death masks in the Beinecke Library.

[NOTE: Updated 11-2-07. See below.]

 H. D. [1886-1961]


Hermann Broch [1886-1951]

Victor Serge [1890-1947]

 Vsevolod Mikhailovich Eichenbaum, (a.k.a Volin)

*NOT* Leon Trotsky [1879-1940], as originally reported.

For a much grander selection, visit Princeton and