Title:Ambrose Bierce letters: to Lora Bierce, Berkeley, Calif., 1907-1913
Creator/Contributor:Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?, creator, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Bierce, Lora, correspondent.
Creator/Contributor:Davis, Sam W., correspondent.
Contains 16 handwritten letters from Ambrose Bierce to his niece Lora in Berkeley, California. Also includes the original
mailing envelopes, newspaper clippings, and a typescript letter to Ambrose Bierce from Sam W. Davis, editor of the The Daily
Herald newspaper in Carson City, Nevada. The letters cover the period from June 11, 1907, when Bierce is in Nevada, to November
6, 1913, when he is in Laredo, Texas, just prior to leaving for Mexico where he eventually disappeared.
Bierce, Ambrose -- 1842-1914? -- Correspondence
Bierce, Lora -- Correspondence
Davis, Sam W -- Correspondence
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
Ambrose Bierce letters : to Lora Bierce, Berkeley, Calif.,1907-1913, BANC MSS 2012/172, The Bancroft Library, University of
Gift; of Diana, Jeffrey, and Linda MacMillan; 20120628.
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. In 1913, Bierce
traveled to Mexico to gain first-hand experience of the Mexican Revolution. While traveling with rebel troops, he disappeared
without a trace.
1 box (0.2 linear feet)
BANC MSS 2012/172 box 1