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Guide to the James Marie Hopper papers, [ca. 1897-1952]
BANC MSS C-H 139  
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Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Correspondence, ca. 1897-1952

 

Letters written to Hopper

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent or organization. Single letters have been placed in a correspondence miscellany. A list of the major correspondents follows the Key.
 

Letters written by Hopper

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically, 1897-1949. Most of them are addressed to George Sterling and were returned to Hopper in 1952 by Sterling's nephew, Thor Liljencrantz. There are also several letters written by Hopper to his mother, in French, 1902-1903.
Box 2

Fragmentary notes from World War I correspondent days.

 

Clippings, primarily concerning George Sterling

 

Photographs - Removed to Pictoral Collection

[See also Portraint file 4851-4852]

Scope and Content Note

Including some of Hopper, Sterling, Jack London, Fred Bechdolt, Xavier Martinez, Nora May French.
 

Tear sheets of various published stories and articles

 

Poems written by George Sterling-mainly typed, signed copies

 

Poems written by Nora May French-mainly in her hand

 

Miscellaneous items

Scope and Content Note

Including copy of Hopper's birth announcement; fly leaf of presentation copy of Jack London's Martin Eden (the rest of the book was burned in the fire that destroyed Hopper's home); twin questionnaire made out by Hopper for the University of California's twin study in 1934.
carton Ctns. 1-2

Manuscripts of his stories and articles

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title
Ctn. 1

A-N

Ctn. 2

O-Z

 

World War I articles

 

Untitled stories

 

Group of early stories, written mainly for William C. Morrow's short story class

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Correspondence Miscellany (single letters)

 

California Alumni Association

 

Letter, Feb. 28, 1949. Signed by Robert Sibley.

 

Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

 

Letter, June 15, 1913

 

Coolbrith, Ina Donna, 1842-1928

 

Letter, n. d. With note written by George Sterling.

 

[Irwin, William Hyde]

 

Letter, Feb. 24, 1948. Re death of Will Irwin.

 

Kidd, Alexander Marsden, 1879-

 

Letter, Aug. 13, 1949

 

Liliencrantz, Flora (Sterling)

 

Letter, Mar. 4, 1927. Re George Sterling

 

Lilencrantz, Thor

 

Letter, Oct. 6, 1952

 

Overland Monthly

 

Letter, June 22, 1899. Signed by Charles S. Greene.

 

Edwards, Dan

 

2 letters, 1950

 

Fenelon, Eugene

 

3 letters, 1949-1951

 

Greene, Charles Samuel, 1856-1930

See Overland Monthly.

 

Hawthorne, Hildegarde, 1872-

 

3 letters, 1947-1951

 

McClure's Magazine

 

4 letters, 1904. Signed by Samuel S. McClure and John S. Phillips

 

Phillips, John Sanborn, 1861-1949

See McClure's Magazine.

 

Sibley, Robert, 1881-1958

See California Alumni Association

 

Sterling, George, 1869-1926

 

6 letters, 1920-1926