Letter 1918, May 5, New York City to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / John Haynes Holmes. 1918.

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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. Letter 1918, May 5, New York City to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / John Haynes Holmes.

Letter 1918, May 5, New York City to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / John Haynes Holmes. 1918.

He wrote to Doubleday and Page Co. for permission to use some extracts of Mr. Markham's poems. He plans publish a book called "Responsive readings from Great Authors", for church use. His committe, at his Church of the Messiah, for sometime have been preparing reading by certain authors. The reading will be expressive of more modern ideals of the religion of brotherhood and social idealism. Some of the authors selected are Wells, Galsworthy, Carpenter, Traubel, and Tagore. He askes if Mr. Markham will grant permission for them to use his poetry.

2 p. on 1 leaf ; 18-25 cm.

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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 ...

Carpenter, Ann

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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919

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Wells.

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Tagore, Rabì‚ndranà‚th, 1861-1941

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Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta on 6 May 1861. After his marriage in 1883, Tagore managed the family estates at Shileida, where he wrote many of his works. In 1901 he founded a school at Santiniketan, Bopur, Bengal, which later became the international institution, Visva-Bharati. In 1912 he visited England and translated some of his works into English. He also made visits to countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America. In 1913 he received the Nobel Prize for literature. At the...

Galsworthy, John, 1867-1937.

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