This collection consists of correspondence and the personal
papers of California poet Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841-1928), chiefly reflecting her
life for the period after the San Francisco earthquake and fire.
Poet Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841-1928) moved with her family to Los Angeles, California in 1852, and she later
lived in San Francisco.
verse was published in two books, A Perfect Day (1881) and Songs from the Golden
Gate (1895) and in various periodicals, including Overland Monthly, Californian,
Harper's weekly, Century magazine, and Scribner's.
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