The Poetry Society of America (PSA) was founded in 1910 in New York City "to aid poets and poetry". Members are professional practicing poets; associate members are critics, lecturers, librarians, educators, and patrons. The Society maintains a collection of books of poetry. Collection consists of poems, correspondence, memoranda, and newsclippings relating to the affairs of the Society. Poems and letters were contributed by members. Also, materials pertaining to PSA administrative matters.