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Finding Aid to the Collection of Joaquin Miller Papers, 1871-1967, bulk 1871-1913
BANC MSS C-H 58  
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Description
Contains correspondence, to and from Miller; manuscripts of writings, including poetry; clippings by and about Miller, many about his death. Also includes a small amount of legal and financial records, tributes, programs and souvenirs, and other miscellaneous items. Some correspondents include Andrew Carnegie, Ina D. Coolbrith, Jack London, James D. Phelan, George Sterling and Charles Warren Stoddard.
Background
Born Cincinnatus Heine (or Hiner) Miller on September 8, 1837, near Liberty, Indiana. In 1852, his family moved to the Oregon Territory and two years later at the age of 17 he went to the California gold fields. At the urging of Ina D. Coolbrith, he changed his name to Joaquin Miller sometime around 1870.
Extent
Number of containers: 5 boxes and 2 cartons Linear feet: 4.5
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or reproduce must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-6000. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.