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Register of the Altrocchi (Julia Cooley) Poetry Collection, 1908-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Altrocchi (Julia Cooley) Poetry Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1974
    Collection number: Mss115
    Creator: Hugh Hayes
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Altrocchi (Julia Cooley) Poetry Collection, Mss115, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    personal name

    Altrocchi, Julia Cooley (1893-1972)


    Authors, American -California -Correspondence


    California -Poetry


    West (U.S.) -Literatures


    California -Description and travel -1869-1950


    Julia Cooley Altrocchi (1893-1972), author and poet, resided in Berkeley, Calif. upon graduation from Vassar College. She was married to Rudolph Altrocchi, Professor of Italian at the University of California. Her best known work is Snow Covered Wagons (1936), a story-in-verse of the Donner Party Expedition. Other works include The Old California Trail (1945), and Spectacular San Franciscans (1949). She was an honorary member of the Ina Coolbrith Circle, San Francisco, the Browning Society of San Francisco, and Poets of the Pacific.

    Scope and Content

    The Altrocchi Collection consists of books, pamphlets, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.