Coolbrith, Ina (1841-1928)

Coolbrith, Ina

10 March 1841 – 29 February 1928


Image Information:

Source: NYPL Digital Gallery, The New York Public Library

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Pertinent Archives:

California Historical Society (correspondence with Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, Eleanor Davenport, Mrs. A. P. Black with poem “Woman” enclosed, Harry Noyes Pratt, Milicent Washburn Shinn, Lena S. Simons, Allen’s Clipping Bureau; other letters and manuscripts; papers of the Ina Coolbrith Circle) (

The Huntington Library (correspondence with Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, Sara Hughes Cornell, Mary Emily Foy, Charles Augustus Keeler; other correspondence, personal papers, and literary manuscripts, including a large amount of her poetry) (

LDS Church Archives (papers including correspondence with her cousin Church president Joseph F. Smith; poetry, much of it in her handwriting; clippings of her published works) (

Mills College Library, Manuscript Collections (correspondence with Albert M. Bender; poems and prose by Coolbrith) (

Oakland Public Library (a manuscript, articles, biographies, photos, scrapbooks of clippings, books of her poetry) (

Stanford University Libraries, Manuscripts Division (correspondence, a poem, and biographical information, including correspondence with Anny Hadden and Clarence Urmy; manuscript poems in Clarence Urmy papers) (

University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library, Manuscripts Division (papers of Herbert Bashford on Coolbrith; letters to Charles Caldwell Dobie, Alexander Thomas Leonard, George Cooper Pardee, Blanche Partington, James Duval Phelan, Zoe Green Radcliffe, and Joseph Cummings Rowell) (

University of Missouri Library, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection (correspondence with John G. Neihardt) (

University of the Pacific, Pacific Center for Western Studies (letters to John Muir) (

Legacy References:

Walker, Cheryl. “Ina Coolbrith and the Nightingale Tradition.” Legacy 6.1 (1989): 27-33.

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