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Finding Aid to the Collection of Joaquin Miller Papers, 1871-1967, bulk 1871-1913
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SERIES 1 CORRESPONDENCE 1871-1913

Physical Description: Boxes 1-2

Arrangement

Arranged into 3 subseries.

Scope and Content Note

Contains incoming, outgoing letters as well as letters about Joaquin Miller.
 

SUBSERIES 1.1 INCOMING 1884-1913

Physical Description: Box 1; Box 2, folders 1-4

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically, some alphabetically by author.

Scope and Content Note

Contains incoming letters, see Partial List of Correspondents.
Box 1, Folders 1-21

General 1884-1913, undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1911, undated

Box 2, Folder 2

California Adjutant General's Office 1883

Box 2, Folder 3

Whitaker & Ray Wiggin Co. (publishers) 1908-1912

Box 2, Folder 4

Alphabetical by author 1890-1913

 

SUBSERIES 1.2 OUTGOING 1871-1913

Physical Description: Box 2, folders 5-13

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains outgoing letters, see Partial List of Correspondents.
Box 2, Folders 5-17

General 1871-1913, undated

 

SUBSERIES 1.3 ABOUT JOAQUIN MILLER 1903, 1913

Physical Description: Box 2, folder 14

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters discussing Miller, see Partial List of Correspondents.
Box 2, Folder 18

General 1903, 1913

Box 2, Folder 19

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel to George H. Boughton 1871

 

SERIES 2 WRITINGS 1872-1936

Physical Description: Boxes 3-5

Arrangement

Arranged into 2 subseries.

Scope and Content Note

Contains poetry and other manuscripts.
 

SUBSERIES 2.1 POETRY 1872-1936

Physical Description: Box 3

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title, with untitled works at the end.

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscript poems, many untitled or fragments. Also includes preface, footnotes and appendix of Miller's complete poetical works.
Box 3, Folders 1-29

Poems by title circa 1880-1900

Box 3, Folders 30-38

Untitled and fragments circa 1872-1897

Box 4, Folder 1

Preface, footnotes and appendix of complete poetical works 1897, 1936

 

SUBSERIES 2.2 OTHER MANUSCRIPTS undated

Physical Description: Boxes 4-5

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title, then by original order.

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscripts of other Miller writings, many of the manuscripts did not have a discernable title and are fragments of larger works.
Box 4, Folders 2-19

Works by title undated

Box 4, Folder 20-39

Untitled and fragments undated

Box 5, Folder 1-20

Untitled and fragments, continued undated

 

SERIES 3 CLIPPINGS 1879-1967

Physical Description: Cartons 1-2

Arrangement

Arranged into 2 subseries.

Scope and Content Note

Contains works by and about Miller and his obituaries.
 

SUBSERIES 3.1 WORKS BY AND ABOUT JOAQUIN MILLER 1879-1967

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 9-16; Carton 2, folders 1-4, 21-32

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings of some of Miller's works and about Miller.
Carton 1, Folders 9-16

General 1879-1967

Carton 2, Folders 1-4

General 1879-1967

Carton 2, Folders 21-32

General 1879-1967

 

SUBSERIES 3.2 OBITUARIES 1913-1914

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 5-20

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains obituaries in a wide variety of newspapers, collected by his daughter.
Carton 2, Folders 5-20

General 1913-1914

 

SERIES 4 LEGAL AND FINANCIAL RECORDS 1888-1919

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 4-5

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains a small amount of legal and financial records.
Carton 1, Folder 4

Legal files 1889-1919

Carton 1, Folder 5

Financial files 1888-1912

 

SERIES 5 MISCELLANEOUS [circa 1888-1913]

Physical Description: Carton 1, folders 1-3, 6-8

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains tributes, programs and souvenirs, other authors works with annotations and other miscellaneous items.
Carton 1, Folder 1

Tributes [circa 1912]

Carton 1, Folders 2-3

Programs and Souvenirs 1885, undated

Carton 1, Folders 8

Other authors published works with annotations undated

Carton 1, Folder 6-7

Miscellany 1888, undated

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914

 

Letter(s) to Harr Wagner, Mar. 13, 1913. Typed copy.

 

Coolbrith, Ina Donna, 1842-1928

 

Letter(s), 1912-1913 (2)

 

Hardy, Iza Duffus, d. 1922

 

Letter(s), Feb. 9, 1912

 

Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915

 

Letter(s) to George Wharton James, Aug. 4, 1903. With forwarding note from James to Harr Wagner.

 

Leslie, Miriam Florence (Folline), ca. 1836-1914

 

4 letter(s), 1900-1910

 

London, Jack, 1876-1916

 

Letter(s), July 11, 1903

 

Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

 

2 letter(s), 1899-1909

 

Miller, Abigail (Leland)

 

Telegram to Harr Wagner, May 11, 1903. Includes signed draft of Wagner's answer.

 

Miller, George Melvin

 

Letter(s), May 11, 1890

 

Phelan, James Duval, 1861-1930

 

Letter(s), July 9, 1903. Among letter sent by Miller is one addressed to Mr. Phelan.

 

Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

 

Letter(s), 1903 & 1913 (2). Includes copy of a letter addressed to Harr Wagner, written by Edmund H. Eitel for Riley.

 

Russell, Edmund

 

Letter(s), Aug. 1896

 

Sterling, George, 1869-1926

 

Letter(s), July 9, 1903

 

Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909

 

Letter(s), Oct. 24, 1908

 

Swinton, John, 1829-1901

 

Letter(s), May 14, 1898

 

Wagner, Madge (Morris) d. 1924

 

Letter(s), Nov. 15, 1891