Joaquin Miller papers, circa 1875-1913

Joaquin Miller.
Joaquin Miller. Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Center.

Primarily letters to and from American poet Joaquin Miller. Most of the letters written by Miller are to his second wife, Abbie Leland Miller, and Piedmont, California, native Miss Dagmar Games. Well known correspondents include fellow poets Ina Coolbrith and George Sterling, journalists George Wharton James and Blanche Partington, and publisher Mrs. Frank Leslie. Also includes photographs of Joaquin Miller, mostly taken in the last decade of his life near his home, The "Hights," in the hills above Oakland, California, perhaps a half dozen manuscript and typescript poems, and a few newspaper clippings.


9 folders, .5 linear feet

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Available at Oakland History Center, Main Library.