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Register of the Altrocchi (Julia Cooley) Poetry Collection, 1908-1974
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Description
The Altrocchi Collection consists of books, pamphlets, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.
Background
Julia Cooley Altrocchi (1893-1972), author and poet, resided in Berkeley, Calif. upon graduation from Vassar College. She was married to Rudolph Altrocchi, Professor of Italian at the University of California. Her best known work is Snow Covered Wagons (1936), a story-in-verse of the Donner Party Expedition. Other works include The Old California Trail (1945), and Spectacular San Franciscans (1949). She was an honorary member of the Ina Coolbrith Circle, San Francisco, the Browning Society of San Francisco, and Poets of the Pacific.
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Collection is open for research.