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Finding Aid to the Collection of Charles Warren Stoddard Papers, 1867-1918
BANC MSS C-H 53  
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Series 1 Correspondence 1867-1909

Physical Description: Box 1

Arrangement

Arranged into 3 subseries: Outgoing; Incoming; Regarding Charles Warren Stoddard

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the correspondence is from 1900-1909.
 

Subseries 1.1 Outgoing 1882-1907

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 1-6

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains a small amount of letters written by Charles Warren Stoddard. For letters to Ina Coolbrith see BANC MSS 70/108; to Yoné Noguchi see BANC MSS 71/39; to Frank Putnam see BANC MSS 82/2.
Box 1, Folder 1

Bank of San Jose 1907

Box 1, Folder 1

Beard, John L. 1901

Box 1, Folder 1

Biven, Mille S., Mrs. 1906

Box 1, Folder 2

Brown, F. F. 1887, 1889

 

Coolbrith, Ina and niece Ina L. Cook

Scope and Content Note

SEE: BANC MSS 70/108
Box 1, Folder 1

Cooper, Sarah B. 1882

Box 1, Folder 1

English, Thomas Dunn 1901

Box 1, Folder 1

Gibson, ? 1884

Box 1, Folder 3

Gleason, Joseph M., Rev. 1893-1895

Box 1, Folder 1

Gross, ? 1894

Box 1, Folder 1

Hardy, W. B. 1887

Box 1, Folder 4

Mackay, Robert 1903 Sept. 18

 

Noguchi, Yoné

Scope and Content Note

SEE: BANC MSS 71/39
Box 1, Folder 1

Pease, Lute 1907

 

Putnam, Frank

Scope and Content Note

SEE: BANC MSS 82/2
Box 1, Folder 1

Thomas, Gus 1893

Box 1, Folder 5

Sutherland, Howard 1901-1905, undated

Box 1, Folder 1

unknown recipient, incomplete letter undated

Box 1, Folder 6

My Dear Bliss 1900 Jan. 11

 

Subseries 1.2 Incoming 1867-1909

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 7-19

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains a small amount of incoming correspondence from various friends and fellow authors. The largest amount of correspondence here is from Japanese author Yoné Noguchi. For correspondence from Ina Coolbrith to Stoddard see BANC MSS 70/108.
Box 1, Folder 7

Aiken, Charles Sedgwick 1907

Box 1, Folder 7

Armes, Ethel Marie undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Ballard, Robert 1904-1907

Box 1, Folder 7

Bell, Mary 1896

Box 1, Folder 7

Blake, Marie 1908

Box 1, Folder 8

Clark, Susie C. 1906-1907

 

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne

Scope and Content Note

SEE: Twain, Mark
Box 1, Folder 8

Cole, Frederick W. 1906

 

Coolbrith, Ina

Scope and Content Note

SEE: BANC MSS 70/108
Box 1, Folder 8

Crabtree, Lotta Mignon 1892

Box 1, Folder 8

Crawford, Harold 1906, 1908

Box 1, Folder 8

Dorgan, Frederick J. 1907

Box 1, Folder 8

Drake, James F. 1907

Box 1, Folder 8

Du Bois, George 1906

Box 1, Folder 9

Eaton, Rose undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Field, Isabel (Osbourne) 1893, 1900

Box 1, Folder 9

Fletcher, Londa 1907

Box 1, Folder 9

Frabasilis, Josephine (Countess of Castelvechio) 1908

Box 1, Folder 9

Garnett, Porter 1907

Scope and Content Note

includes manuscript of "The Sea" by Frederick M. Clapp
Box 1, Folder 9

Gilman, Daniel Coit 1900

Box 1, Folder 9

Guiney, Louise Imogen 1900

Box 1, Folder 10

Hansel, Howell 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 10

Hardy, Iza Duffus 1906

Box 1, Folder 10

Harte, Bret undated

Scope and Content Note

ALSO AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (BANC FILM 2693)
Box 1, Folder 10

Hatton, Joshua (pseudonym Guy Roslyn) 1908

Box 1, Folder 10

Hobart, Clara 1907

Box 1, Folder 10

Hopper, James 1907

Box 1, Folder 11

Kipling, Rudyard 1892

Box 1, Folder 11

Kline, Burton 1905-1907

Box 1, Folder 11

Kuge, Issio 1905-1909

Box 1, Folder 11

Landers, John 1908

Box 1, Folder 11

Lightner, Elizabeth Gray 1906

Box 1, Folder 12

McComb, John undated

Box 1, Folder 12

McGorgee, Ned 1901

Box 1, Folder 12

Mackay, Robert 1904

Box 1, Folder 12

MacKaye, Arthur L. 1905

Box 1, Folder 12

MacKaye, Percy 1905-1908

Box 1, Folder 12

Mason, M. Louise 1907

Box 1, Folder 12

Maynard, ? 1908

Box 1, Folder 12

Miller, Joaquin 1900

Box 1, Folder 12

Morrow, Lydia (Houghton) 1905

Box 1, Folder 13

National Institute of Arts and Letters 1905

Box 1, Folder 13

Nicholson, Meredith 1908

Box 1, Folder 13

Noguchi, Leonie (Gilmour) 1906

Box 1, Folder 14

Noguchi, Yoné 1897, 1900-1907

Scope and Content Note

ALSO SEE: BANC MSS 71/39
Box 1, Folder 13

O'Conner, Corrine 1906

Box 1, Folder 13

O'Neil, Nance 1905-1907, undated

Box 1, Folder 13

Osbourne, Lloyd 1901

Box 1, Folder 13

O'Sullivan, J. M. 1906

Box 1, Folder 15

Peet, Herbert 1907

Box 1, Folder 15

Pemberton, Mary Elizabeth (Townley) 1905

Box 1, Folder 15

Putnam, Frank Arthur 1905-1906

Box 1, Folder 15

Robertson, Peter 1906

Box 1, Folder 16

Savage, Anna Josephine (Scheible) 1907

Box 1, Folder 16

Schribner's (Charles) Sons Publishers 1907

Box 1, Folder 16

Spencer, Belle (Mrs. J. R. Spencer) 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 16

Sterling, George 1906-1909

Box 1, Folder 16

Stoddard, Frederick 1906

Box 1, Folder 17

Thayer, William Roscoe 1905

Box 1, Folder 17

Twain, Mark 1867

Scope and Content Note

typescript copy of letter made by Ina Coolbrith
Box 1, Folder 17

Unger, Frank L. 1909

Box 1, Folder 18

Walter, Carrie (Stevens) 1906-1907

Box 1, Folder 18

Watt, A. S. undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Wetmore, Charles undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Whitaker, Herman 1909

Box 1, Folder 18

Woodman, Walter 1907

Box 1, Folder 19

Unidentified correspondents 1908

 

Subseries 1.3 Letters about Stoddard circa 1905-1909

Physical Description: Box 1, folder 20

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains letters discussing Stoddard.
Box 1, Folder 20

Aiken, Charles Sedgwick to William McMichael Woodworth 1909 Dec 9

Box 1, Folder 20

Converse, Elizabeth to Ethel Armes 1905

Box 1, Folder 20

Fennell, J. F. to Charles Phillips

 

Series 2 Writings circa 1866-1909

Physical Description: Boxes 2-4

Arrangement

Arranged into 2 subseries: Journals and notebooks; Manuscripts
 

Subseries 2.1 Journals and notebooks 1866-1907

Physical Description: Boxes 2-3

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains writings in journals and notebooks, some while Stoddard was away at school. Many of Stoddard's journals were given titles by the author and a few of the journals were written in book dummies. Transcripts included for a few writings.
Box 2, Folder 1

"A Thought Book for the Free Disclosure of My Musings" circa 1866

Box 2, Folder 2

transcript (partial) circa 1866

Box 2, Folder 3-4

"School Days at Notre Dame" 1885 April-October

Scope and Content Note

Only includes volumes 2-3.
Box 2, Folder 5

"Notes Wise, Unwise and Otherwise" 1900-?

Scope and Content Note

In book dummy "Michael O'Donnell or the Fortunes of a Little Emigrant" by Mary E. Mannix. ALSO AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (BANC FILM 3026, reels 2-3)
Box 2, Folder 6

"A Life's Labyrinth" 1901-1902

Scope and Content Note

In book dummy "A Life's Labyrinth" by Mary E. Mannix.
Box 2, Folder 7

typescript 1901-1902

Box 3, Folder 1

"Island Heights: New Jersey" 1901-1907

Box 3, Folder 2

"The Resurection [sic] and Life of Chas. Warren Stoddard" circa 1903

Scope and Content Note

In book dummy "A Royal Son and Mother" by the Baroness Pauline Von Hugel.
Box 3, Folder 3

typescript

Box 3, Folder 4

"My Zellons Journal" 1904-1906

Box 3, Folder 5

untitled in Exercise book 1905-1907

Scope and Content Note

ALSO AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (BANC FILM 3026, reels 2-3).
Box 3, Folder 6-7

untitled (6 v.) circa 1906

 

Subseries 2.2 Manuscripts undated

Physical Description: Box 4, folders 1-13

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains the manuscripts and typescripts of poems, a collection of poems put together by Ina Coolbrith following Stoddard's death for a book, autobiography entitled "Confessions of a Reformed Poet" and other writings by Stoddard.
Box 4, Folder 1

Poems (manuscripts) undated

Box 4, Folder 2

in unknown hand undated

Box 4, Folder 3-4

Ina Coolbrith collection of Charles Warren Stoddard poems undated

Box 4, Folder 5

Poems (typescripts) undated

 

"Confessions of a Reformed Poet"

Carton 4, Folder 6

typescript undated

Scope and Content Note

ALSO AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (BANC FILM 2798)
Box 4, Folder 7-8

manuscript undated

Box 4, Folder 9

Manuscript relating to Hawaiian Royalty undated

Box 4, Folder 10

Miscellaneous writings undated

Box 4, Folder 11

Manuscript fragment undated

Box 4, Folder 12-13

Biographical sketch of Charles Warren Stoddard undated

Scope and Content Note

ALSO AVAILABLE ON MIRCOFILM (BANC FILM 2798)
 

Series 3 Scrapbooks, autograph books, published writings, clippings and miscellaneous papers circa 1867-1918

Physical Description: Carton 1; Box 4, folders 14-16

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains scrapbooks with Stoddard's poems, Stoddard's autograph books, published works, clippings on Stoddard, the documents that relate to Stoddard's pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Carton 1, Volume 1

scrapbook undated

Scope and Content Note

(dark blue/black binding)
Carton 1, Volume 2

scrapbook undated

Scope and Content Note

(green binding) ALSO AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (BANC FILM 3026, reel 1)
Carton 1, Volume 3

Scrapbook undated

Scope and Content Note

(red and black binding) ALSO AVAILABLE ON MICROFILM (BANC FILM 3026, reel 1)
Carton 1, Folder 1

autograph books 1871-1875

Carton 1, Folder 2-6

published works 1868-1914, undated

Carton 1, Folder 7-16

clippings 1878-1918, undated

Box 4, Folder 14

Documents relating to pilgrimage to Holy Land 1876-1877

Box 4, Folder 15

Poems to Charles Warren Stoddard undated

Box 4, Folder 16

Invitation to banquet honoring "Galaxy Magazine" 1909