Edwin Markham collection of papers 1852-1940


Edwin Markham collection of papers, 1852-1940

Edwin Markham collection of papers 1852-1940

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, a notebook, and correspondence.

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Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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California poet. Raised near Vacaville, became a schoolteacher in Coloma and later in Oakland. Became famous overnight with publication of "The Man with a Hoe," his protest against brutalization of labor, in "San Francisco Examiner" (January 15, 1899). Following this success Markham moved to New York where he scored another triumph with "Lincoln and Other Poems" (1901). He became a well-known reader of his own poems and lecturer of idealistic views, but his creative output for remainder of life ...

Markham, Anna Catherine, 1859-1938

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Wife of Edwin Markham and secretary of the Poetry Society of America. From the description of Letter, 1927 April 18, Staten Island, N.Y., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184905008 ...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, poet, and critic. In 1834 Poe married his cousin Virginia, who was not quite fourteen at the time, and began seriously seeking a means of supporting "his family." In the spring of 1835, the family moved back to Richmond where Poe took a position with the Southern Literary Messenger . Poe used the opportunity to publish several of his poems and short tales in the paper, but he also began developing his reputation as a pugnacious critic by contr...

McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949

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Journalist, writer of books for boys. From the description of S.S. McClure check to James Barnes, 1898 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53795304 American publisher. From the description of Letter to Edward Sylvester Ellis, 1892 October 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51846140 ...

Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author Babette Deutsch published novels, criticism, essays, translations, children's stories, and biography, but is most remembered for her eloquent poetry. Her verse is generally short, exploring artistic or lit...

Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938

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O'Day, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1883-

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William Bowers Bourn, owner of the Empire gold mines in Grass Valley and a Stanford University trustee, organized the Friends of France at the outbreak of World War I, serving as its president from 1914-1919. From the description of Wartime activities of William Bowers Bourn : typescript, circa 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864037 Biographical/Historical Sketch William Bowers Bourn, owner of the Empire gold mine...

Sterling, George, 1869-1926

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California poet. From the description of Papers of George Sterling [manuscript] 1910-27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647944409 American poet. From the description of To Ruth Chatterton : typed poem signed, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445441 From the description of Letter, San Francisco, Ca. to Norbert Hyatt, Hartford, Ct. [manuscript] 1922 March 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647944413 George Sterli...

Mackay, Leonore

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Mackay, Robert

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Madison Square Garden Gymnasium

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Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup),

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Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?

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Ambrose Bierce was born in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio, on June 24, 1842. After military service in the Civil War, he settled in San Francisco, where he met Mark Twain and became a columnist and writer. Bierce became known for his sharp, sarcastic wit while writing for the "Argonaut," the "Wasp," and the "San Francisco Examiner." A member of the Bohemian Club, he became acquainted with many of the prominent San Francisco authors. After his retirement Bierce traveled into Texas and toward Mexico, at a...

Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958

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English poet, literary critic, and magazine editor. From the description of Rivers, 1917. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31042218 Jack Squire was an English poet. He also edited "The London Mercury: a Monthly Review of Literature & the Arts". From the description of Jack Squire collection. [1933]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800204 Squire was born in Plymouth, England on Apr. 2, 1884; educated at St. John'...

American Play Company

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The American Play Company was a business organization that handled the licensing of plays. Prior to 1914 it was involved in play production and script purchase, but after that time it dealt exclusively in representing dramatists. From the description of Records, 1924-1934. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531775 From the guide to the American Play Company Records, 1924-1934, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and ...

Graves, J. T

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Monroe, Anne Shannon, 1877-1942

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Oregon writer. From the description of Letter, [19--]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24105138 ...

Rooney, Marie Collins, 1870-

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Pollard, Percival, 1869-1911

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Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950

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Brewster, Eugene V. (Eugene Valentine), 1869-1939

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