McGaffey, Ernest, 1861-Variant names
American poet and lawyer.
Born in Ohio in 1861, McGaffey was a minor poet of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. After working as private secretary to Chicago Mayor Carter H. Harrison, McGaffey was admitted to the bar and subsequently practiced law in Chicago. He produced several volumes of poetry, including Poems of Rod and Reel (1892), Poems of the Town (1901), Cosmos (1903), and a late collection called War in 1939.
From the description of Ernest McGaffey letters and poems, 1939. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 601894243
|creatorOf||McGaffey, Ernest, b. 1861. Ernest McGaffey letters and poems, 1939.||Newberry Library|
|referencedIn||Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941. Papers of Charles Edward Russell, 1864-1941 (bulk 1900-1930).||Library of Congress|
|creatorOf||McGaffey, Ernest, 1861-. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1901-1916.||University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library|
|referencedIn||McGaffey, J. M., fl. 1848-1849. [Journal of a voyage to California by sea and land], 1849 Feb. 24-June 15.||Newberry Library|
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