Jack London papers, 1897-1916
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- 1.25 linear feet
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- London, Jack, 1876-1916.
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- Chiefly letters by London to Mabel and Edward M. Applegarth; to his English literary agent, James B. Pinker; and to his daughters. Also includes manuscripts of two longer works and nine poems by London, five poems by Edward Applegarth, several letters and postcards by Charmian London, and photographs. There is an ink wash painting by Maynard Dixon done for London's SON OF WOLF.
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- Purchase, 1940; gift of Felton Elkins, 1942; gift of Christian deGuigne, 1964; and gift of Arnold G. Applegarth, 1986.
- Jack London was born in San Francisco January 12, 1876. He led an adventurous life, only beginning his career as an author in the 1890s. He wrote short stories, serials, essays, articles, verse and novels. He died November 22, 1916 in Sonoma County, CA.
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