George Sterling (1869-1926) wrote many books of poetry. The collection consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, newspaper
clippings, and ephemera by and about George Sterling.
Sterling was born on December 1, 1869 at Sag Harbor, New York; attended St. Charles College, Ellicott City, Maryland; worked
as a private secretary to Frank C. Havens in Oakland, California, 1898-1908; publications include: The Testimony of the Suns and Other Poems (1903), A Wine of Wizardry and Other Poems (1908), The House of Orchids and Other Poems (1911), Beyond the Breakers and Other Poems (1914), Exposition Ode (1915), Yosemite (1915), The Caged Eagle and Other Poems (1916), The Binding of the Beast and Other Poems (1917), and Selected Poems (1923); he died on November 18, 1926.
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