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Guide to the Edwin Markham Collection
MSS-2005-10-01  
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Box 1-2

Series 1: Correspondence and Printed Matter 1898-1994 1910-1940

Physical Description: 2 boxes

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series is arranged chronologically by subject and format. The bulk of the collection relates to Edwin Markham and includes biographical information, newspaper clippings and select correspondence. The remainder of the collection includes correspondence from Anna C. Markham and Virgil Markham, miscellaneous printed materials and correspondence about Markham at SJSU.
Notable items in the series include a letter from Markham to the Thomas family informing them of Anna Catherine's death, two letters from Markham to the poet Henry Meade Bland, several signed poems, and family photographs.

Arrangement

This series is arranged chronologically by subject and format.
Box/Folder 1-1

Edwin Markham--Biographical Information 1939-1952

Box/Folder 1-2

Edwin Markham--Clippings 1899-1942 1952 1979 1991

Box/Folder 1-3

Edwin Markham--Clippings, Undated circa 1910-1942

Box/Folder 1-4

Edwin Markham--Correspondence 1898 1909-1929 1938

Box/Folder 1-5

Edwin Markham--Photographs circa 1910-1935

Box/Folder 1-6

Edwin Markham--Poems, Signed 1920-1930 1937

Box/Folder 1-7

Edwin Markham--Poems 1900-1932

Box/Folder 1-8

Edwin Markham--Printed Matter 1905-1933

Box/Folder 1-9

Anna Catherine Markham 1899-1938

Box/Folder 1-10

Virgil Markham circa 1901 1928

Box/Folder 1-11

Markham House 1916 1924 1927 1937 1953 1965 1976 1979

Box/Folder 1-12

Poetry Society of America 1921-1925

Box/Folder 1-13

Miscellaneous Correspondence 1909 1947-1948 1964 1994

Box: 2

Oversized--Photos, Clippings and Framed Items circa 1900-1940