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Finding Aid for the Collection of Materials By and About George Sterling, ca. 1901-1935
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of Materials By and About George Sterling,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1901-1935
    Collection number: 276
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: George Sterling (1869-1926) wrote many books of poetry. The collection consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, newspaper clippings, and ephemera by and about George Sterling.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Materials By and About George Sterling (Collection 276). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Sterling was born on December 1, 1869 at Sag Harbor, New York; attended St. Charles College, Ellicott City, Maryland; worked as a private secretary to Frank C. Havens in Oakland, California, 1898-1908; publications include: The Testimony of the Suns and Other Poems (1903), A Wine of Wizardry and Other Poems (1908), The House of Orchids and Other Poems (1911), Beyond the Breakers and Other Poems (1914), Exposition Ode (1915), Yosemite (1915), The Caged Eagle and Other Poems (1916), The Binding of the Beast and Other Poems (1917), and Selected Poems (1923); he died on November 18, 1926.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, newspaper clippings, and ephemera by and about George Sterling. Includes letters to Carey McWilliams and one letter each to Ambrose Bierce and Joseph E. O'Carroll. Also includes manuscript poems and magazine contributions by Sterling, as well as documents and tributes to Sterling.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Sterling, George.
    Poets, American--Archival resources.
    Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.