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J. Torrey Connor papers, circa 1878-1935.
BANC MSS 98/150 c box 1; BANC MSS 98/150 c v. 1; BANC MSS 98/150 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 98/150 c oversize folder 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

J. Torrey Connor papers, circa 1878-1935

Creator/Contributor:

Connor, J. Torrey, 1869-1937, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Keeler, Charles Augustus, 1871-1937

Creator/Contributor:

Coolidge, Dane, 1873-1940

Creator/Contributor:

Coolbrith, Ina D. (Ina Donna), 1841-1928

Creator/Contributor:

Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

London, Jack, 1876-1916, correspondent.

Abstract:

Collection mainly consists of clippings of magazine and newspaper articles by Oakland author J. Torrey Connor from the 1890's-ca.1930. Many of these were published in Los Angeles newspapers or in national publications. Also contains clippings from society pages about Connor, writers groups she was involved in, and her family. Other materials include letters of introduction from publishers for Connor's trip to Mexico, fan mail, ephemera, poems for Connor (signed by Charles Keeler, Dane Coolidge, Ina Coolbrith, and others), tributes to Connor written for social events, letters from Jack London and Charles Lummis, etc. Scrapbook (v.1) apparently complied by Connor, other materials assembled by her family. Contains information about her daughter June, her son-in-law Perham Nahl, her parents and other family members.

Date:

1878 (issued)

Subject:

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Connor, J. Torrey -- 1869-1937 -- Archives
O'Connor family
Nahl, Perham Wilhelm -- 1869-1935
Women authors
Travel writing
Women journalists -- California
California -- Social life and customs
California -- Description and travel
Mexico -- Description and travel

Note:

J. Torrey Connor papers, BANC MSS 98/150 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Ysabel Matney; 1997.
Pictorial material transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Oakland, California based author of travel, home, and other columns and books. Much of Connor's writing deals with California or western themes. Connor was also active in associations for women authors.
In English.

Type:

biography

Physical Description:

print
1 box, 2 volumes, 4 oversize folders (.8 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 98/150 c box 1
BANC MSS 98/150 c v. 1
BANC MSS 98/150 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 98/150 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 98/150 c oversize folder 3
BANC MSS 98/150 c oversize folder 4
BANC MSS 98/150 c v. 2
BANC MSS 98/150 c

Origin:

California