Waterhouse, A. J. (Alfred James), 1855-1928.

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Alfred James (A.J.) Waterhouse, 1855-1928, though little known today, was during his lifetime a well-known and respected Californian newspaper editor and journalist, as well as a poet. Waterhouse was, at various times, editor of the San Francisco Examiner, Sacramento Bee, Stockton Mail, Fresno Republican, Santa Ana Blade, and the Marysville Democrat. He published two books of poems to wide acclaim, "Some Homely Little Songs" (1899) and "Lays for Little Chaps" (1902). Waterhouse befriended many notable California authors and poets of his day including, Jack London, Ina Coolbrith, and Joaquin Miller.

From the description of Alfred James Waterhouse papers, 1890-1944. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 456434089

Role Title Holding Repository
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correspondedWith Bush, Harry E. person
correspondedWith Bush, Ruth Waterhouse person
correspondedWith Cooke, Edmund Vance, 1866-1932 person
correspondedWith Garden, Mary, 1874-1967 person
correspondedWith McClatchy, Charles Kenny, 1858-1936 person
associatedWith McClatchy, James person
associatedWith Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 person
associatedWith Waterhouse, Lillian F. Hines person
correspondedWith Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Newspaper editors--20th century--Correspondence
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence


Birth 1855

Death 1928

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