Adams, Charles Follen, 1842-1918Variant names
Charles Follen Adams was a dealer in dry and fancy goods in Boston, Mass., who achieved great popularity as the author of German dialect verse. His most famous piece was "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" (1876).
From the guide to the Charles Follen Adams papers, 1857-1917., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)
From the description of Leedle Yawcob Strauss : manuscript poem, circa 1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983734
Adams was born on April 21, 1842 to Ira and Mary Elizabeth (Senter) Adams in Dorchester, Massachusetts. A businessman by trade, Adams is also known for his dialectic poems, including “Leedle Yawcob Strauss” (1876), for which he is most well known. Married in 1870 to Hattie Louise Mills, they had two children, Charles Mills and Ella Paige Adams (married name: Sawyer.)
From the guide to the Charles Follen Adams, papers, 1882, (American Jewish Historical Society)
Charles Follen Adams was born and lived in Massachusetts. After serving in the Civil War, he published popular comic verse written in German dialect.
From the description of Charles Follen Adams poems and letters, 1885-1911. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49668869
Adams was a dealer in dry and fancy goods in Boston, Mass., who achieved great popularity as the author of German dialect verse. His most famous piece was "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" (1876).
From the description of Charles Follen Adams papers, 1857-1917. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370742
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|American literature--19th century|
|Dialect literature, English|
|Humorous poetry, American|
|American poetry--19th century|
|Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862|
|Dialect poetry, German|
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