Title:Frederic M. De Witt collection of Joaquin Miller, 1896-1930
Creator/Contributor:De Witt, Frederic M., creator, collector.
Creator/Contributor:Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:De Witt, Frederic M., correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Mott, Frank K., 1866-1958, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Miller, Abigail Leland., correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Drury, Wells, 1851-1932, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Solberg, Thorvald, 1852-1949, correspondent.
Contains mostly correspondence and notes of Frederic M. De Witt concerning Joaquin Miller's legacy and a proposed purchase
of Miller's home and property by the city of Oakland, California for the creation of Joaquin Miller Park. Includes two letters
from the mayor of Oakland, Frank K. Mott, expressing his strong interest in the proposal. Includes one handwritten letter
by Joaquin Miller and one partial typescript of an article by Miller about Bret Harte that was eventually published in The
New York Times Saturday Review. Includes one letter from Mrs. Joaquin Miller and several from various other correspondents
concerning aspects of publishing Miller's works. Some transcripts and partial transcripts of the items are included in the
collection. Also includes a Children's Chapel of Fruitdale, California certificate bearing a lithograph portrait print of
Miller, and correspondence concerning various exhibitions held after Miller's death of his books and photographs.
De Witt, Frederic M -- Correspondence
Miller, Joaquin -- 1837-1913
Miller, Joaquin -- 1837-1913 -- Correspondence
Miller, Abigail Leland -- Correspondence
Drury, Wells -- 1851-1932 -- Correspondence
Mott, Frank K -- 1866-1958 -- Correspondence
Solberg, Thorvald -- 1852-1949 -- Correspondence
Miller, Joaquin -- 1837-1913 -- Monuments
Oakland (Calif.). -- Mayor.
Historic sites -- California -- Oakland
Booksellers and bookselling -- California -- Oakland
Publishers and publishing -- California -- Oakland
Joaquin Miller Park (Oakland, Calif.)
Frederic M. De Witt collection of Joaquin Miller, 1896-1930, BANC MSS 2015/116, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
Purchase; from Jeff Carr; 20150318.
Frederic Murry De Witt (January 26, 1869-January 6, 1944), bookseller and publisher, was a close friend of Joaquin Miller.
His business, De Witt & Snelling, was located on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, California.
Type:Manuscripts for publication.
BANC MSS 2015/116 box 1