Title:Rudolph Blaettler collection of George Sterling papers, 1907-1926
Creator/Contributor:Blaettler, Rudolph, creator, collector.
Creator/Contributor:Sterling, George, 1869-1926, creator.
Creator/Contributor:Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Austin, Mary, 1868-1934, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Martinez, Xavier, 1869-1943, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Noel, Joseph, -1946, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-1961, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Harris, Frank, 1856-1931, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:London, Charmian, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Partington, Blanche, 1866-1951, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Sinclair, Mary Craig, correspondent.
This collection consists of George Sterling manuscript materials collected by Rudolph Blaettler. It includes incoming correspondence
from Mary Austin, Douglas Fairbanks, Frank Harris, Charmian London, Edgar Lee Masters, Blanche Partington, and Mary Craig
Sinclair; outgoing correspondence primarily to Mrs. Rose Travis but also to Carey McWilliams, Xavier Martinez, Joseph Noel,
and Clark Ashton Smith. Also included in the collection is a diary written sporadically in Carmel from 1905 to 1910, a manuscript
entitled Chinese Laundry Chits of George Sterling; a Carmel guestbook; A Tribute to George Sterling by Clark Ashton Smith
(from Overland Monthly); an annotated copy of The Carmel Wheel; and miscellaneous notes.
Subject:Blaettler, Rudolph -- Archives
Sterling, George L
Austin, Mary -- 1868-1934
Martinez, Xavier -- 1869-1943
McWilliams, Carey -- 1905-1980
Noel, Joseph -- -1946
Smith, Clark Ashton -- 1893-1961
Fairbanks, Douglas -- 1883-1939
Harris, Frank -- 1856-1931
Partington, Blanche -- 1866-1951
Masters, Edgar Lee -- 1868-1950
Sinclair, Mary Craig
Poets, American -- California
Carmel (Calif.) -- Intellectual life
Rudolph Blaettle collection of George Sterling papers, BANC MSS 85/54 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1984.050--PIC).
George Sterling, a poet, was born in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York and moved to California in 1890. He had friendships
with many literary figures including his mentor Ambrose Bierce, Jack London and Clark Ashton Smith. In 1905 he moved to Carmel-by-the-Sea
and many authors and artists followed him here. He also kept a room at the Bohemian Club in San Francisco where he took his
life in November 1926. Rudolph Blaettler was a collector.
Type:Manuscripts for publication.
BANC MSS 85/54 c Box 1
BANC MSS 85/54 c Box 2
BANC MSS 85/54 c Box 3