1915

Primary Sources
Miller, Joaquin. Rare First Edition: Being the Story of Joaquin Miller's Pacific Poems [1871] of which only two Copies are at Present Known. Walter M. Hill printed 100 copies of this 20 page book, published by The Torch Press, Cedar Rapids, IA. 1915 [HON has #56 and AAS has #46.] [MGK]
-----. “Panama, Union of the Oceans.” 1915. In portfolio of [OAK] which runs 13 pages [MGK]
-----. A facsimile of a letter by Miller appears in Gethsemane and Other Writings. Petaluma, CA: Northern Crown Publishing Co. 1915. 39 pages [HON] [MGK]
-----. “By the Pacific Ocean,” Columbus, and Crossing the Plains. In M.E. Calhoun's Readings From American Literature. Ginn 1915 [OAK] [MGK]
-----. Byron, Columbus, and Sea-Blown. In J.B. Rittenhouse's The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900. Houghton Mifflin. 1915 [OAK] [MGK]
-----. Columbus. Music by Carlos Troyer. Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co. 1915 [BAL] 6:208 notes that this sheet music was reprinted from Songs of the Soul, 1896 [MGK]
-----. Cuba Libre. In Fred Lewis Pattee's A History of American Literature Since 1870 New York and London 1915, p. 112 [MGK] [See also 1898, 1899, 1912]
-----. San Francisco Bay. In San Francisco's Welcome from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco: Bolte & Braden Co. 1915 [BAL] 6:216 notes that the poem appears on p. 15 and is extracted from Light, 1907 [MGK]
-----. San Francisco: March Song. Words by Joaquin Miller. Music by Harry R. Oteri. Long Branch, New Jersey: Keith’s Music Publishing House, c1915. 1 score. 5pp. [STANFORD - MELVYL] [MCK]
-----. The Shoes of Happiness and Other Poems. By Edwin Markham. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1915 [BAL] 6:204 notes that a brief comment by Miller appears on p. 191 [MGK]
-----. Walt Whitman, As Man, Poet and Friend...Being Autograph Pages from Many Pens. Collected by Charles N. Elliot. Boston: Richard G. Badger The Gorham Press. 1915 [BAL] 6:204 notes that a contribution by Miller appears on pp. 199-200 [MGK]
-----. The Fortunate Isles. Sunday Magazine. (March 1915) [HON] [GAR] [MGK]
-----. “Little Brown Men of Nippon.” The Arena (July 1915) [HON] [MGK]

Secondary Sources
Barry, John D. The City of Domes; a walk with an architect about the courts and palaces
of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition[held 20 February - 4 December 1915] p. 557,558. “ “The American Pioneer,” equestrian statue at entrance [ Court of Flowers], by Solon Borglum, of New York. Patriarchal. Suggests Joaquin Miller. Warlike trappings of horse picturesque, but sixteenth century Spanish, out of place.” [MGK]
California State Association. A Souvenir of the Joaquin Miller cabin, removed from Meridian Hill to Rock Creek Park, D.C. June 2, 1912 by the California State Association [Washington, D.C., c. 1915]. [BAN] [MGK]
[Hill, Walter M.] A Rare First Edition: Being the Story of Joaquin Miller’s Pacific
Poems (1871) of Which Only Two Copies are at Present Known. Chicago (privately printed), 1915. 19pp. [n.p.] [MAR] [WC] [STANFORD - MELVYL] [MGK] [MCK] [RCL: “Fifteen-page pamphlet describing one of two extant copies of Pacific Poems. Includes a letter from A. Perceval Graves describing how he and George Savage Armstrong were asked by Miller to correct the meter and diction of his work.”] [HUN has one of two known copies.]
Joaquin Miller Day. Joaquin Miller Club and Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
[San Francisco, California], 1915. [4]pp [WC] [MCK]
Kellner, Leon. American Literature. Translated from the German by Julia Franklin.
Preface by Gustav Pollak. Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1915.
254pp. [RCL and CCL: 6] [WC] [MGK] [MCK]
Lockley, Fred. “The Oregon Country.” Journal (1915), [OHS Scrapbook 43, p. 155] [MCK]
Basic biographical information about Joaquin. Lockley quotes from a
recent interview with Judge Thomas Brent and reprints criticism from General Edward F. Beale and Bayard Taylor on Joaquin’s “Kit Carson’s Ride.”
Noguchi, Yone. “Joaquin Miller” in The Story of Yone Noguchi Told By Himself. Philadelphia: Geo. W. Jacobs & Co. 1915 pp. 55-83 [OAK] [WC] [MGK] [MCK] [See also 1914]
O’Day, Edmond F. Varied Type. San Francisco. pp. 192-197 [CAL] [MGK]
Pattee, Fred Lewis. A History of American Literature Since 1870. New York: The
Century Company, 1915. 449pp. [RCL: 15, 18, 21-22, 51, 61, 99-115] [CAL] [CCL:15, 99, 104-105, 107, 112, 113, 114-115] [HGT] [MAR] [PET] [MGK] [MCK]
Young, John P. Journalism in California. San Francisco: Chronicle Publishing
Company, 1915. 362pp. 72, 158 [RCL] [WC] [MULT] [MGK] [MCK]
Adams, Carl W. “Eulogy on Joaquin Miller.” Grizzly Bear. 16 (March 1915): 6 [OAK] [MGK]
Armes, William Dallam. “Beginnings of California Literature.” University of California
Chronicle 17 (July 1915): 268, 270. [RCL] [MGK] [MCK]
“Berkeley” recited by Juanita Miller. San Francisco Examiner (25 July 1915): 7: 2 [MGK]
Miller, Joaquin. “The People’s Song of Peace.” (19 September 1915) [OHS
Scrapbook 55, p. 6] [MCK]
“Joaquin Miller’s Birthplace.” The Ledger (17 Oct 1915) [MCK]
See also “Joaquin Miller’s Birthplace.” In OHS Scrapbooks. Article about Liberty, Union County, Indiana unveiling a bronze tablet inscribed with a stanza (“In men whom men condemn”) and likeness of the poet. The County did this even though Grant County, Indiana was claiming he was born there. A basic biography with some erroneous information follows. [MCK]
Dawson, Richard Lew. Joaquin Miller (a poem) Overland Monthly (November 1915): 363 [CAL] [MGK]
McCrackin, Josephine Clifford. “Reminiscences of Bret Harte and Pioneer Days in the
West.” Overland Monthly n.s. 66 (December 1915): 467 [RCL] [MGK] [MCK]
[RCL: “Reference to McCrackin’s frequent quarrels with Miller, ‘which did not prevent us from being good friends’.”] [MGK]
“Some Personal Reminiscences of Prentice Mulford.” Occult Review (December 1915)
[MAR] [MCK]
“New Year’s Carol” by Juanita Miller. San Francisco Chronicle. p. 42:3. (26 December 1915): 42: 3 [CAL] [MGK]

Letters and Archival Papers
Edgar, Geo. G. Letter (3 March 1915), San Francisco, California to Mr. Edwin
Markham, Staten Island, New York. In Markham Manuscript Collection, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY [WC] [MCK]
“Writes that the Franklin School Mothers' Club desires his picture so that they may have it enlarged for our School Assembly Hall where only famous Californians be hung up. They already have Joaquin Miller, Jack London, Luther Burbank's pictures” [WC]
Miller, Juanita Joaquina. Letter (3 March 1915) Oakland, California to Mr. Edwin
Markham, Staten Island, New York. In Markham Manuscript Collection, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY [WC] [MCK]
“Thanks Markham for the book which opens with the Soule Campbell
portrait of Joaquin Miller and mentions how much she enjoyed his
lecture” [WC]
Miller, Juanita Joaquina. Letter (10 March 1915) Oakland, California to Mrs. Anna
Catherine Markham, West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York. In Markham Manuscript Collection, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY [WC] [MCK]
“Thanks Mrs. Markham for returning the sketch of Joaquin Miller and the
reproduction of the cottage with the cross and crescent over the door. Asks if she will return the copper cut as she needs to print more cards” [WC]
Miller, Juanita Joaquina Papers. Bancroft Llibrary at UCB [BERK] [WC] [MCK] [OCLUC]
“Correspondence; papers re dispute with Harr Wagner over Joaquin Miller copyrights; programs; notes re Miller; words and music for songs composed by Miss Miller; her diary, 1915; scripts for plays, vaudeville sketches, etc.; clippings; photographs; two sound recordings” [WC]
Ad for “Popular Fiction” New York Times (16 January 1915): 7. The One Fair Woman listed [MCK]
Ad for Gray Book Company, New York Times (10 January 1915): 59. First editions of Joaquin’s work listed for sale [MCK]
Bronze Medal from Panama-Pacific International Exposition Enscribed “Joaquin Miller Club November 10, 1915” on sale on E-Bay 2004.

 
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