Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896-1988

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Thomas Hornsby Ferril, author of source material. June Favre, adaptor.

From the description of Ferril, etc.: typescript, 1972. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485027

Colorado poet laureate, from Denver, Colo. Son of William and Alice Ferril. Began his career at Great Mountain Sugar Company and worked as a journalist for Denver, Colo. newspapers and editor of the Rocky Mountain Herald. Received many awards for poetry and other writings. Married to Helen Drury Ray. Thomas Hornsby Ferril was called the "most honored poet of the Rocky Mountain West."

From the description of Thomas Hornsby Ferril papers, ca. 1830-1998. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42672613

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referencedIn Riley, Marilyn Griggs, 1936-2009. Marilyn Griggs Riley papers, 1972-2008 [manuscript]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Folsom, Ann Ferril. Oral History [sound recording]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896-1988. Letter, 1925 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896-1988. Ferril, etc.: typescript, 1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Aikman, Duncan, 1889-1955. Contributions to The American Mercury, 1933-1938. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf West, Ray Benedict, 1908-1990. Ray B. West papers, 1920-1965. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Scrapbooks of James Branch Cabell [manuscript], 1886-1958 (bulk 1904-1926). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Great Western Railway Company (Colo.). Great Western Railway Company records, 1901-1978 [manuscript]. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Boulder Daily Camera. Thomas Hornsby Ferril, poet printed materials 1934-1979. Boulder Public Library
creatorOf McComb, David G.,. Thomas Hornsby Ferril : [collection] : 1988-1989. History Colorado
referencedIn Spencer, Lilian White, Mrs. [Letter] 1924 June 12, Denvor, Colorado [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Lilian White Spencer. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896-1988. Thomas Hornsby Ferril papers, ca. 1830-1998. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Wisdom, William B. William B. Wisdom collection of Thomas Wolfe. 1909-1959. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Boulder Daily Camera. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Favre, June. person
associatedWith Ferril, Alice MacHarg, 1867-1962 person
associatedWith Ferril, Helen Ray person
associatedWith Ferril, William Columbus, 1855-1939 person
associatedWith Folsom, Ann Ferril. person
associatedWith Folson, Anne Ferril, person
associatedWith Great Western Railway Company (Colo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Great Western Sugar Company. corporateBody
associatedWith MacHarg, Susan person
associatedWith Olen, Cameron, person
associatedWith Potter, Harriet Ferril person
associatedWith Riley, Marilyn Griggs, 1936-2009. person
associatedWith Spencer, Lilian White, Mrs. person
associatedWith West, Ray Benedict, 1908-1990. person
correspondedWith Wisdom, William B., 1900-1977 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
American poetry
Poets, American
Newspaper editors
Poets laureate


Birth 1896-02-24

Death 1988


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