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Charles Tenney Jackson and Carlotta Weir Jackson papers
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Typescript of Charles Tenney Jackson's unpublished novel, The Cloudcapped Towers, with Carlotta Weir Jackson's scrapbook detailing her radio work and the couple's travels
Charles Tenney Jackson was born in St. Louis, Missouri but grew up in Nebraska. He became a printer and journalist and worked at various times in Chicago, Milwaukee and San Francisco. He left that city after the 1906 earthquake, and was living in New Orleans by 1910, when his novel set in San Francisco, The Day of Souls, was published. He was awarded second prize, O. Henry Memorial Award for short stories, 1921. He married Carlotta Weir in 1919 in Chicago, and they lived in New Orleans until moving to Miami, Florida about 1930. Charles died in Coral Gables in 1955, and Carlotta in Florida in 1958.
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