Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Sterling mss., 1912-1925, consist of letters and poems of George Sterling, 1869-1926, poet.

Included are letters from Sterling to Ina Cowdery M. Beckman, William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite, and Mrs. Charmian (Kittredge) London.

The collection also contains manuscripts of the following poems by George Sterling: Ode on the centenary of the birth of Robert Browning, 1912, (typescript with holograph changes, signed), which was published in Sterling's Beyond the Breakers and Other Poems (San Francisco, A.M. Robertson, 1914), pp. 27-35 (Lilly PS3537 .T465 B5); Infidels (holograph ms. in pencil, unsigned); A lost garden, 1916 (holograph ms. in pencil, signed); Magdalene (holograph ms. in pencil, unsigned); Memory (holograph ms. in pencil, signed); and Together (holograph ms., signed).

Collection size: 14 items

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