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Guide to the Clarence Urmy Papers, 1878-1936 M0020
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Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence

 

Letters to Urmy from editors and publishers 1897-1922

Box 1, Folder 2

1. William Doxey to Urmy 1897, Jan. 13

 

2. C” [Urmy] to “Mabel” [Mrs. Seares] 1897, Jan. 17 “

 

3. C” [Urmy] to “Mabel” [Mrs. Seares] enclosed agreement between W.Doxey (publisher) and Urmy ? “

 

4. Horace Annesley Vachell 1899, Nov. 29

 

5. Robert Coningsley Clarke to “Dear Sir” [Urmy] 1900, May 8

 

6. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy enclosed list of poems 1905, Oct. 20

 

7. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1905, Nov. 8

 

8. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1905, Dec 4

 

9. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1905, Dec. 9

 

10. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1905, Dec. 18

 

11. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1906, Feb. 10

 

12. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1906, May 16

 

13. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1906, May 16

 

14. Marian Phelps to Urmy 1906, Mar. 24

 

15. Alfred Lindsay to Urmy 1906, May 30

Physical Description: (copy)
 

16. Alfred Holman to Urmy 1907, Jan. 21

 

17. Sheperd Knapp to Urmy 1908, July 16

 

18. to Mrs. F Seares 1909, Apr. 22?

Physical Description: (postcard)
 

19. A.M. Robertson to Urmy 1912, May 10

 

20. C.Alexander to Urmy 1916, Apr. 2

 

21. Marguerita Wilkenson to Urmy 1917, Apr. 28

 

22. Marguerita Wilkenson to Urmy 1917, May 10

 

23. Urmy to M. Wilkenson [1917, May 12]

 

24. M. Wilkenson to Urmy 1917, May 17

 

25. Will B. Turney to Mabel Seares 1923, Jun. 24

 

26. C.M. Dennis to Mabel Urmy Seares 1923, Jun. 27

 

27. Claud H. Simson to? 1924, Jun. 24

 

28. A.W. Noel Porter to Mabel Urmy Seares 1924, Sept. 25

 

29. Delancy Lewis to Mabel Urmy Seares 1925, Sept 22

 

30. Edward O'Day to Percival Urmy 1926, Aug. 31

 

31. F.P. Brown to Newton Barry enclosed letter to H.Roy Kelley to Mrs. Seares 1926, Sept 20

 

32. [J.Milshen] to H.Roy Kelley 1927, Dec. 23

 

33. [J.Milshen] to H.Roy Kelley 1928, Jan. 16

 

34. Garton D. Keyston to Percival Urmy 1928, Oct. 4

 

35. Sonnet in Memory of Clarence Urmy” by Francis Wm. Reid 1930, Jan. 6 “

Physical Description: (photostat)
 

letter on the back to Mrs. M.U. Seares 1930, Jan. 18

 

36. Francis Wm. Reid to Mrs. Mabel Seares 1930, Jan. 23

 

37. Francis Wm. Reid to Mrs. Mabel Seares 1930, Jan. 27

 

38. Garton D. Keyston to Mabel Seares 1930, Mar. 8

 

39. Garton D. Keyston to Mabel Seares 1930, Jun. 10

 

40. Francis W. Reid to “friend” [Mabel Seares] 1930, Nov. 24

 

41. Ina L. Cook to Mabel Seares 1931, Jan. 9

 

42. Ina L. Cook to Mrs. John R. Jarboe Kathryn Jarboe Bull, J.C.Bull, Esq. 1931, Jan. 18

 

43. Francis W. Reid to Mrs. Mabel Seares 1931, Apr. 2

 

44. Garton D. Keyston to Mabel Seares 1931, Jun. 4

 

45. Garton D. Keyston to Mabel Seares 1932, Jun. 6

Scope and Contents note

enclosed: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place poems 1931-32
 

46. Mrs. Frederick Seares to Mr. Reid 1933, Jan. 27

Physical Description: (copy)
 

47. Helen Miller Lehman to Mabel Seares 1933, Jan. 23

 

48. Helen Miller Lehman to Mabel Seares 1933, Jan. 28

 

49. Helen Miller Lehman to Mabel Seares 1933, Jan. 30

 

50. Helen Miller Lehman to Mabel Seares ?

 

51. Francis W. Reid to Mabel Seares postcard with poem “Clarence Urmy” 1933, Feb. 5

 

52. Helen Tobin to Mabel Seares 1933, Mar. 20

Physical Description: (postcd.)
 

53. Mrs. Frederick Seares to Mrs. Lehman 1933, Mar. 28

Physical Description: (copy)
 

54. Helen Miller Lehman to Mabel Seares 1933, Apr. 19

Physical Description: Postcard
 

55. Helen Miller Lehman to Mabel Seares 1933, May 8

Physical Description: postcard
 

56. Garton D. Keyston to Mrs. Seares 1936, Jun. 24

Scope and Contents note

enclosed: 1st, place poem; and “To Clarence Urmy”
 

57. CTU” [Urmy] to Mr. Holman ? Jan 14 “

 

58. C” [Urmy] to “Mabel” [Mrs. Seares] ? “

 

59. [? B. Kulen] to Mrs. Seares ? Dec. 7

 

Manuscripts

Box 1, Folder 3

Vol. 1 Apr. holograph notebook 1878-Oct. 1880

Box 1, Folder 4

Vol. 2 Nov. holograph notebook 1880-Dec. 1895

Box 1, Folder 5

Vol. 3 Feb. holograph notebook 1896-May 1901

Box 1, Folder 6

Vol. 4 Jul. holograph notebook 1901-Jan 1904

Box 1, Folder 7

Vol. 5 holograph notebook 1904-4

Box 1, Folder 8

Vol. 6 holograph notebook 1906

Box 1, Folder 9

Vol 7 holograph notebook 1910-13

Box 1, Folder 10

Wild Willow book of verse original manuscript

Box 1, Folder 11

Under the Toyon Tree book of verse original manuscript

Box 2, Folder 12

assorted manuscript verse - dated

Box 2, Folder 13

assorted manuscript verse - (and some lists of his poems in the back) undated

Box 2, Folder 14

assorted prose

 

Clippings

Box 2, Folder 15

printed verse

Box 2, Folder 16

“Peace” - prize winning poem in the San Francisco Chronicle contest (and letters praising it, and one from M.H. deYoung)

Box 2, Folder 17

printed prose

Box 2, Folder 18

music and drama criticism

Box 2, Folder 19

biographical (including diploma from Napa College and exerps from a diary, programs from muscial performance

Box 2, Folder 20

concerning California (about Bret Hart, R.H. Stoddard and Clinton Scollard)

Box 2, Folder 21

photographs

Physical Description: (five of him)
Box 2, Folder 22

Biography of Urmy by Mabel Urmy Seares (prepared about 1935-6, but she couldn't revise it because of illness)

Box 2, Folder 23

Scrapbook of autographs (and list of contents prepared by Urmy's brother Percival Urmy)

Scope and Contents note

Includes: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey; Butterworth, Hezekiah Bryant, William Cullen; Coolbrith, Ina; Dorr, Julia; Davis, Jefferson; Fawcett, George D.; Hay, John; Holmes, Oliver Wendell; Howe, Julia Ward; Hubbard, Elbert; Jewett, Sarah O.; Kimball, Harriet; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; Mason, Caroline Atwater; Moulton, Louise Chandler; Piatt, John James; Rexford, Eben Eugene; Sangster, Margaret Elizabeth; Thorpe, Rose Hartwick; Whitney, Adeline Dutton Train; Whittier, John Greenleaf; Wilde, Oscar; Winter, William
Box 2, Folder 24

Ina Coolbrith letters, poems etc.

 

1. letters to Urmy

Physical Description: (9)
 

2. poems, manuscript

Physical Description: (2)
 

3. poem by Urmy

 

4. clippings

 

5. “Ina Coolbrith and Clarence Urmy” by Mabel Seares

 

6. “Ina Coolbrith” Laura Bell Everett