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Lyric Poetry Mural, Lyric Poetry (detail), by Henry O. Walker, in the South Corridor, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
Photographic print.
[c.1899]

Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.
Library of Congress.

Current Laureate:
Margaret Britton Vaughn

Start of Term:
1999 (lifetime appointment)

Position History:
Position established 1971-1972 (87th General Assembly, House Joint Res. 115; 90th General Assembly, House Joint Res. 250; 99th General Assembly, House Joint Res. 133). First laureate was Richard M. "Pek" Gunn. The poet is appointed by the General Assembly.

Previous Laureates:
Richard M. "Pek" Gunn (1971/1972-1994)

Further Resources:
Publications by Margaret Britton Vaughn in the Library's online catalog.

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