Oscar W. Firkins and family papers, 1876-1934.

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Firkins, Oscar W., 1864-1932. Oscar W. Firkins and family papers, 1876-1934.

Oscar W. Firkins and family papers, 1876-1934.

Correspondence, book reviews, articles, plays, diaries (1888, 1909-1925), and lecture notes of Oscar W. Firkins, dramatic critic, teacher, and author, who lived in Minneapolis (Minn.) and New York City. Included are letters written by other members of the family, especially by Ina Firkins on a trip to Europe in 1894; by editors, such as Paul E. More of The Nation; and by members of the faculty of the University of Minnesota; three scrapbooks of his brother Chester Firkins' poems; and diaries by Ina Firkins (1891, 1894, 1912-1932).

8.25 cu. ft. (20 boxes, incl. 27 v., and 2 v. shelved loose).

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