The Sterling Papers date from 1909 to 1942 with the bulk of material falling between 1920 and 1926. Those dated 1946 are memorial
items marking the twentieth anniversary of his death. The collection includes correspondence, literary typescripts and manuscripts,
printed poems and songs, a galley proof, photographs and clippings. Some of the material is in photostat form from originals
in the University of Pennsylvania Library. Correspondents include: Edwin Markham, Theodore Dreiser, Robinson and Una Jeffers
and Witter Bynner.
American poet and playwright George Sterling was born in Sag Harbor, N.Y. on December 1, 1869. He was educated on the East
Coast and attended St. Charles College in Maryland. In 1896 he married Carrie Rand of Oakland, California, and from 1898 to
1908 he was private secretary to Frank C. Havens of that city.
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