Papers of George Sterling, 1895-1927.

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Sterling, George, 1869-1926. Papers of George Sterling, 1895-1927.

Papers of George Sterling, 1895-1927.

The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and watercolors pertaining to the life and work of George Sterling. Much of the correspondence in the collection is between Sterling and other American writers and poets, who discuss their own work and the work of other individuals. Almost all of the correspondence in the collection by Sterling is addressed to his friend, and fellow author, Jack London (1876-1916). The collection contains manuscripts written by Sterling as well as manuscripts by Ambrose Bierce and others. Most of the collection's manuscripts are poems, although the section also contains epigrams, diaries, vocabulary aids and prose. The photographs within the collection are of Sterling and his friends and associates, and all of the collection's watercolors were painted by Sterling. Subjects addressed within the collection include Ambrose Bierce, American poetry, Prohibition, and European description and travel.

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