Henry Meade Bland Papers, ca. 1905-1931

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Henry Meade Bland Papers, ca. 1905-1931

Henry Meade Bland Papers, ca. 1905-1931

Correspondence, including letters from noted authors and other poets; manuscripts of his poems, short stories and essays; notebooks; clippings and scrapbooks; some printed items.

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Scheffauer, Herman George, 1878-1927

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San Francisco writer and critic, translated into German several of Thomas Mann's stories, including Bashan and I, and Beatrix Potter poetry; the author of "Dynamic Architecture : New Forms of Architecture" published in Dial in March 1921; died in Germany under mysterious circumstances (he fell out of a window); married to Ethel Talbot Scheffauer, writer of "School Stories." From the description of Letter to Mr. O'Donnell, 1913 March 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56...

Pratt, Helen (Throop) Purdy

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Miller, Abbie Leland Mrs. Joaquin Miller

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