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Bill Adams papers, 1922-1953.
BANC MSS C-H 148 CARTON 1; BANC MSS C-H 148 CARTON 2; BANC MSS C-H 148
Collection Overview

Title:

Bill Adams papers, 1922-1953

Creator/Contributor:

Adams, Bill, 1879-1953, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Bell, Clair Hayden, 1885-1967, comp.

Abstract:

Carton 1: Correspondence (including Adams' letters to Bell (1935-1953) and Bell's correspondence re Adams' writings (1953-1956); manuscripts of Adams' stories; photocopies of tear sheets of published stories.
Carton 2: Biographical material; tear sheets of published stories; Bell's bibliographical notes.

Date:

1922 (issued)

Subject:

Adams, Bill -- 1879-1953 -- Archives
Authors, American -- 20th century

Note:

Primarily material assembled by Professor Clair H. Bell.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Bill Adams papers, BANC MSS C-H 148, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Born Bertram Martin Adams in England in 1879, poet and author Bill Adams served as a sailor from 1897 to 1901 before moving to California in 1904 and publishing his first story. Best known for his writing about the sea and sailors, he was the recipient of many awards, including several O'Henry Memorial Awards. Bill Adams died at his home in Dutch Flat, California on March 12, 1953.
In English.

Type:

Manuscripts (for publication).
Biographies.

Physical Description:

print
2 cartons.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-H 148 CARTON 1
BANC MSS C-H 148 CARTON 2
BANC MSS C-H 148

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.