Finding aid created by: KM
Date: May 1987
|30 Apr 2008||converted to EAD (AMCon)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Arnstein, Flora J.|
|Title:||Flora J. Arnstein Papers|
|Quantity:||0.5 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the American poet, teacher. Born 1885.|
|Abstract:||Typescript and holograph poems, an article, a booklet, two books, and 18 tearsheets of poems from various journals.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Poet Flora J. Arnstein was born August 10, 1885. She was educated at the University of California and also at the San Francisco State College. She taught poetry, music, and dancing at the elementary-school level for nearly 18 years. Her book Adventure Into Poetry was published in 1951 by Stanford University Press. Poetry in the Elementary Classroom appeared in 1962.
Flora Arnstein's poetry has appeared in the New York Times, London Mercury, Poetry (Chicago), Antioch Review, Accent, Prairie Schooner, and Poetry World.
The Flora Arnstein Papers consist of manuscripts and published materials. The Manuscripts section contains typescripts of poems and one holograph poem, all arranged alphabetically by title. The Published material includes her two books, a booklet, a magazine article, and printed copies of poems as they appeared in various journals.
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Arnstein, Flora J.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- Women authors.
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Women poets, American -- 20th century.
Genres and Forms
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Flora Arnstein Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
Gift of Flora J. Arnstein.
|Box 1||"Autumn" - typescript|
|Box 1||"Beaked Interlude" - typescript|
|Box 1||"Frustration in the Square" - holograph|
|Box 1||"Gulls" - typescript|
|Box 1||"This Ghost" - typescript|
|Box 1||"Recognizing and Encouraging Creativity in Composition", Elementary English January 1963|
|Box 1||"Poetry in the Elementary Grades", Primary Reading, no. 14 c.1939|
|Box 1||Adventure Into Poetry|
|Box 1||Poetry in the Elementary Classroom|
|Box 1||"Autumn" PS, no. 2 1954|
|Box 1||"Bequest" Poetry March 1933|
|Box 1||"Communication" Poetry September 1931|
|Box 1||"Emergence" The Midland January/February 1931|
|Box 1||"Exiles" The Humanist September/October 1959|
|Box 1||"Fishes" Poetry September 1931|
|Box 1||"Fullness of Spare" Experiment Summer 1961|
|Box 1||"Gifts" Poetry September 1931|
|Box 1||"Gleaners of Whispers" The Midland January/February 1931|
|Box 1||"Gulls" Accent Winter 1955|
|Box 1||"Interim" The Midland January/February 1931|
|Box 1||"Knowing No Man" Poetry September 1931|
|Box 1||"No Pledges" Poetry December 1932|
|Box 1||"No Winter" Poetry January 1936|
|Box 1||"Only the Dome" Poetry September 1931|
|Box 1||"Plowing Song" Poetry September 1931|
|Box 1||"Sculptor Speaks" The Midland January/February 1931|
|Box 1||"Security" Palms May 1930|