Contains correspondence; manuscripts of poems, essays, stories and plays; Carmel
diaries; clippings; bibliographies and checklists; publishing agreements, certificates of copyright, etc.;
papers regarding his estate. Also includes some letters addressed to his sisters regarding preparation of
biographies and settlement of the estate.
George Sterling, a poet, was born in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York and moved to California in 1890. He had
friendships with many literary figures including his mentor Ambrose Bierce, Jack London and Clark Aston Smith.
In 1905 he moved to Carmel-by-the-Sea and many authors and artists followed him here. He also kept a room at the
Bohemian Club in San Francisco where he took his life in November 1926.
Number of containers: 10 boxes and 1 volume.
Linear feet: 4
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