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Ella Sterling Mighels papers : additions, 1867-1930.
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Ella Sterling Mighels papers: additions, 1867-1930


Mighels, Ella Sterling, 1853-1934, creator


Haskell, Dudley, correspondent.


Collection contains primarily correspondence from Ella Mighel to her brother, Dudley Haskell. The bulk of the correspondence takes place during the late 1920s and discusses Mighel's daily affairs, her family memories, publishing problems and hopes, and her activities with the Ark-adians, a group she founded to bring together mothers and daughters for discussions and group projects. Also included are miscellaneous pamphlets, poems, and clippings concerning the death of Philip Mighels, her second husband; clippings about her legal name change at age 74 to Aurora Esmeralda; diary (1867 Jan. 1-March 2) probably written by Mighel's mother, Rachel; and ledger of D.H. Haskell, 1870-1906.


1867 (issued)


Mighels, Ella Sterling -- 1853-1934 -- Archives
Women authors, American -- California


Presented in memory of Helen Haskell and Dudley Haskell III.
Ella Sterling Mighels papers : additions, BANC MSS 92/15 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1992.055--PIC)
Additional Ella Sterling Mighels papers at the Bancroft Library with call number BANC MSS C-H 71.
Ella Sterling Mighels papers; Also located at; California Historical Society and California State Library.
Novelist and writer on literary history of California. Mighels was designated by the California Legislature as the first historian of literary California (April, 1919)
In English.

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1 box (.4 linear ft.)