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London (Jack) papers
M0077  
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Description
Chiefly letters by London to Mabel and Edward M. Applegarth; to his English literary agent, James B. Pinker; and to his daughters (mostly brief postcards). Also includes manuscripts of two longer works and nine poems by London, five poems by Edward Applegarth, several letters and postcards by Charmian London, and photographs. There is a framed ink wash painting by Maynard Dixon done for London's Son of Wolf in 1899.
Background
Jack London was born in San Francisco January 12, 1876. He led an adventurous life, only beginning his career as an author in the 1890s. He wrote short stories, serials, essays, articles, verse and novels. He died November 22, 1916 in Sonoma County, California.
Extent
1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.