The William Keeney Bixby Papers
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V.2 Literary autographs. Included in this section are autograph and autograph[facsimile] drafts of poems, stories, newspaper articles, and translations by Field and in his autograph. [subseries]:
box-folder   18/5.  
[n.d.]. Beard and baby[poem]. Ts. and ts.[carbon], without revision. (2 items, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/6.  
[n.d.]. The Christmas stocking[poem]. Auto. draft, possibly not in Field's autograph. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/7.  
1886: Aug. Contentment[poem]. Auto. draft. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/8.  
[n.d.]. Dear old London[poem]. Auto. copy, not in Field's autograph. (1 item, 4 pp.)
 
Map case. [n.d.]. Death of Robin Hood[poem]. Auto. draft, executed in various inks, with drawings, and signed by Field. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/9.  
1892. The delectable history of mistress Merciless[story]. Auto. draft [fragment], executed by Field as a gift to Nellie Yenowine. Included are two notes from Nellie Yenowine describing the item, and a descriptive card by Bixby. (3 items, 8 pp.)
box-folder   18/10.  
1886: July. An evening hymn[poem]. Auto. draft, without revision. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/11.  
[n.d.]. The field and the tree: A fable[poem]. Auto. draft, without revision. Included is a card prepared by Bixby. (2 items, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/12.  
1891: Feb. 16. The Hawthorne children[poem]. Auto. draft with moderate auto. revision. Included is a card prepared by Bixby. (2 items, 5 pp.)
box-folder   18/13.  
1886: Jan. He that hath ears[poem]. Auto. draft with light auto. revision. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/14.  
[n.d.]. Horatius Flaccus, Quintus (Horace). Odes. Auto. and auto. [facsimile] drafts of nine odes translated by Eugene Field. Included are two cards prepared by Bixby. (11 items, 15 pp.)
 
Map case. [n.d.]. Field, Eugene. Auto. drafts of 12 odes translated by Roswell Field. (13 items, 13 pp.)
box-folder   18/15.  
[n.d.]. Index. Auto. notations in Eugene Field's autograph on 26 pages. (1 item, 26 pp.)
box-folder   18/16.  
1893-1895. Inscriptions. Auto. [facsimile] inscriptions made by Field in books given to George F. Yenowine. One containing a note from Henry H. Harper to Bixby concerning Villon and I [poem] by Eugene Field. (5 items, 5 pp.)
box-folder   18/17.  
[n.d.]. [Leaf from a play]. Auto. draft, without revision. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/18.  
[n.d.]. Leap-year rymes [poem]. Auto. draft, without revision. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/19.  
1889. A little book of profitable tales [collection of stories]. Auto. draft of proposed colophon with instructions to printer. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/20.  
[n.d.]. Little boy blue [poem]. Auto. draft [facsimile], in grey folder. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/21.  
1890: June 11. Lovers' lane [poem]. Auto. and two auto. [facsimile] drafts with heavy revision. Included is a dealer's description and a card prepared by Bixby. (5 items, 5 pp.)
box-folder   18/22.  
[n.d.]. Lullaby, by the sea [song]. Words by Field; music by Leah Lucile Ebrinch. Auto. draft of score. (1 item, 3 pp.)
box-folder   18/23.  
1893: Oct. 5. Lydia die [poem]. Auto. draft, without revision. (1 item, 4 pp.)
box-folder   18/24.  
1890: May 17. The madman of Skars Fiord [poem]. Auto. draft, with moderate auto. revision. Included is a card prepared by Bixby. (2 items, 4 pp.)
box-folder   18/25.  
[n.d.]. Mary did have a little lamb [poem]. Auto. draft, with light auto. revision. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/26.  
[n.d.]. Mr. Blaine's mistake [prose piece]. Auto. draft, probably not made by Field. Including a card prepared by Bixby. (2 items, 9 pp.)
box-folder   18/27.  
1884: Nov. 10. Moonbeam, through the lattice creeping [poem]. Auto. draft, with light auto. revision. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/28.  
1868: Oct. 14. Notebook. A childhood notebook containing six pages of verse and comment in Field's autograph. (1 item, 8 pp.)
box-folder   18/29.  
[n.d.]. Now I lay me [song]. Words by Eugene Field; music by E. Haswood Neal. Auto. draft of score. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/30.  
[n.d.]. Oh, London is as fine a town [poem]. Auto. [facsimile] draft. With a note, [n.d.], from Henry H. Harper to Bixby. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/31.  
[n.d.]. Origins of his work. Auto. list discussing the origins of some of his poems and stories. One original and one facsimile. (2 items, 4 pp.)
box-folder   18/32.  
1892: June 2. Our whippings [poem]. Auto. draft with moderate auto. revision. Including a card prepared by Bixby. (2 items, 4 pp.)
box-folder   18/33.  
1873: Sept. 1. Paradise lost [poem]. Auto. draft with light auto. revision. Including a card prepared by Bixby. (2 items, 12 pp.)
box-folder   18/34.  
[n.d.]. Persistence [song]. Words and music by Field. Auto. draft of score addressed to Marie Jansen. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/35.  
[n.d.]. Sharps and flats [newspaper column]. Auto. drafts with light auto. revision of seven columns. (7 items, 42 pp.)
 
Map case. 1895. Songs. Simeties, Lady button eyes, The shuteye train, and The happy household, with words by Field and music by George Bech; Lullaby, with words by Field and music by Willis G. Abbott. Auto. drafts of scores. (3 items, 11 pp.)
box-folder   18/36.  
[n.d.]. There no vandal foot has trod [untitled poem]. Auto. draft without revision. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/37.  
1886: Apr. 22. There sleeps a gallant, dauntless knight [untitled poem]. Auto. draft, with light auto. revision. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/38.  
[1895?]. Titles of his work prior to 1894. Auto. list, with auto. notations. (2 items, 14 pp.)
box-folder   18/39.  
[n.d.]. Untitled prose piece. Auto. [facsimile] draft. With a note from his editor. (1 item, 1 p.)
box-folder   18/40.  
1895: Sept. 29. Villon and I [poem]. Auto. draft [facsimile], with moderate auto. revision. (1 item, 2 pp.)
box-folder   18/41.  
1886: Mar. 10. The were-wolf [short story]. Auto. draft, with heavy auto. revision. (1 item, 7 pp.)
box-folder   18/42.  
[n.d.]. Where there's a Lang there's a way[poem]. Auto. draft, probably not by Field. (1 item, 3 pp.)