Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940
- Existence: 1852-04-23 - 1940-03-07
Edwin Markham (1852-1940), American poet.
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
The Basil Davenport Papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including a substantial number of outgoing letters from Davenport to his family. The collection also contains Davenport's diaries, drafts of his writings and translations, printed material documenting his career and critical work, and personal papers including genealogical material.
The major part of these papers consists of a collection of facsimilies of letters, documents, and memorabilia by and about Abraham Lincoln collected by Stuart Wells Jackson (1875-1957). Several items are original, among them holograph poems on Lincoln by William Cullen Bryant and Edwin Markham. There is also a small amount of Jackson's personal correspondence from 1902-1949.
Typed note making plans to attend the Roycroft Convention in July.
Accompanied by a photograph of Markham in [Dawson's?] Book Shop, 1933 Nov, with an unidentified man.
ALS thanking her for a birthday gift and discussing a reading he has just given at the Arts Association of the University of Pennsylvania.
Autograph letter, signed, from Markham agreeing to take 10% of the sales Troth earns from selling photographs of him. Accompanied by a black and white photograph of Markham with ink stamp on verso: “International, 226 William St., New York”.
Autograph letter, signed, from Markham telling Troth he likes the idea of selling photographs of himself.
ALS concerning some of Markham's poetry set to music. With clippings.
Autograph letter, signed, expressing his love to Elizabeth.
ALS asking for the latest deadline for sending a poem, and inviting Holt to spend a weekend later in the month.
ALS, on printed letterhead of the Child Labor Federation, 1789 Broadway, New York, inviting Miller to visit him in Landing.
ALS written during a lecture tour, probably to his wife, discussing his health, the recipient's health, and the need to lay by money for their old age.
ALS offering advice to a young poet, thanking her for sending him her poems and a drawing.
Typescript letter, signed, from Markham asking if he can include Barker's poem "When I Am Dead and Sister to the Dust" in a book of poetry he is compiling and editing. Includes a manuscript note at the bottom of the sheet.
ALS declining an invitation.
Letter : Westerleigh, Staten Island, N.Y., to Dr. Frederick W. Speirs, Editor "Booklover's Magazine", 1905 Mar 29
ALS thanking him for sending a copy of "Booklover's Magazine."
Three ALS to Walter Blackburn Harte from Tompkins School, Oakland, 1895-98, regarding Harte's literary periodical ventures, mentioning briefly "The Man with the Hoe;" one TLS to Mrs. Harte from Wester- leigh, Staten Island, 1903 Dec 1, discussing W. B. Harte's manuscript, "Pan and the Puritan," and Harte's work in general.