Heatherwick Kirk works, circa 1901.


Heatherwick Kirk works, circa 1901.

Poem titled "Drifting" (3 typescript leaves), essay "Joaquin Miller at Home" (27 manuscript leaves, dated 1901 and signed by the author) and the essay "The man with the hoe and the man with brains" about the French painter Millet and the author Edwin Markham (12 typescript leaves).

42 leaves.


SNAC Resource ID: 8236196

California Digital Library

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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 ...

Millet, Jean-Fran├žois, 1814-1875

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French painter. From the description of Letters, 1865-1867. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84155200 ...

Kirk, Heatherwick.

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Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913

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Joaquin Miller, born Cincinnatus Heine Miller and known as the "poet of the Sierras," was a Calif. poet and playwright. Beginning in 1886, he built and lived in a home on his estate, "The Hights"[sic], in the hills above Oakland. From the description of Joaquin Miller letter : Dimond, Calif., to Mr. Stone: ALS 1905 May 11. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122558852 Born Cincinnatus Heine (or Hiner) Miller on September 8, 1837, near Liberty, Indiana. In 18...