Dawes, Rufus (M)

Surname: Dawes
Forename(s): Rufus
b. 1803. d. 1859. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and editor. Born in Boston, Mass. Son of Thomas Dawes, a judge. Attended Harvard College, where he studied law. Edited The Emerald (Baltimore). Author of The Valley of the Nashaway, and Other Poems (1830) and Geraldine, Athenia of Damascus, and Miscellaneous Poems (1839). Biographical information: Specimens of American Poetry, edited by Samuel Kettell, S. G. Goodrich and Co., 1829, vol. 3, p. 215; The Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography, vol. 2, William Mackenzie, [1857], p. 43.; VIAF. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Spirit of Beauty 1841-01-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5247
Stanzas 1847-02-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5905