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"The Scarlet Rider"
Sabin, Eldridge Hosmer, Chula Vista

"Prince Trixie"
Sanuders, Charles F., Pasadena

"In a Poppy Garden"
^Schwartz, Julia Augusta, La Jolla

"When Jean and I Were Sophomores"
Sinclair, Upton, Pasadena

"Silvia's Marriage"
Sinclair, Bertha M., Quincy

"The Lonesome Trail"
Spearman, Frank Hamilton, Los Angeles

"Nan of Music Mountain"
Stafford, J. R., Covina

"When Cattle Kingdom Fell"
Sterling, George, San Francisco

"Yosemite"
Strobidge, Idah Meachem, Los Angeles

"The Land of Purple Shadows"
Southerland, Howard V., Alameda

"The Woman Who Could"
Thorpe, Rose Hartwick, San Diego

"Sweet Song Stories"
Van Loon, Charles Emmet, Los Angeles

"Inside the Ropes"

Walcott, Earle Ashley, San Francisco

"The Open Door"



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Waterhouse, Alfred J., Fruitvale

"Lays for Little Chaps"
Whitaker, Herman, Piedmont

"The Settler"
White, Stewart Edward, Burlingame

"The Forty Niners"
Wildman, Marion Warner, Stanford, Near Palo Alto

"Theodore and Theodora"
Wilson, John Fleming, San Francisco

"The Land Claimers"
Wolf, Emma, San Francisco

"A Prodigal in Love"
Wood-Seys, Roland A., Santa Cruz

"Sappho in Boston"
Wotherspoon, Marion F., San Francisco

"Indian Legends"
Wright, Harold Bell, Hollywood

"When a Man's a Man"
Selected from "Who's Who."

Ill
Treatment of the State in American Literature.

A librarian in California, speaking of her literature,
says: "California is rich in history and legend, but as
yet has contributed very little of value to real literature."

IV

Notes on State Literature.

The period of exploration and discovery has many
accounts written by the explorers and the Mission padres.
The early period of the American invasion has also inter-
esting accounts as Dana's "Two Years before the Mast"
and Robinson's Life in California" and others of this
character, all of which, however, are more of a contribu-
tion to history than to literature. The Mission Play (a
pageant drama of Calif ornian history) was written by
John S. McGroarty in 1911. All Calif ornian authors
have used "local color."



STATE LITERATURE 25

Griff ing Bancroft wrote "The Interlopers" in 1917.
Rose Wilder Lane is the author of a very strong novel
which is entitled "Diverging Roads." Laura Warren is
the author of the poem "En Repas and Elsewhere Over
There."

Notes furnished by S. C. Ott, Los Angeles Public
Library, and Milton J. Ferguson, Los Angeles State Li-
brary.

V
Authorities.

J. L. Gillis, Sacramento.
Miss L. C. Ott, Los Angeles.

VI

Use in State Schools.

The San Francisco public schools use "Westward
Columbus," by Joaquin Miller, as a memory selection in
the seventh grade. The Los Angeles intermediate schools
use selections from Bret Harte in the seventh B grade. Bret
Harte's "Luck of Roaring Camp" is used in the Los An-
geles high and intermediate schools as a supplementary
book. Information furnished by Miss L. C. Ott of the
Los Angeles Public Library.

COLORADO

I
Bibliographies and Histories of Literature.

"An Evening With Colorado Authors." author un-
known.

"Books for Colorado Libraries." H. E. Richie.
Published in "The Occasional Leaflet." Vol. IX, April,



"Carolings of Colorado." S. R. Brown, 1904.
"Colorado Tales and Legends." T. O. Bigney,

1875-

"Evenings with Colorado Poets." Kinder and Spen-



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cer, 1895.

"History of Colorado" Vol. I By Stone. Chapter
on Colorado Literature.

"Poetic Flights and Prosy Thoughts." S. R. Brown,
1890.

"Writings and Addresses." By officers of the Uni-
versity of Colorado.

"University of Colorado Bulletin." Vol. XIV. No.
4-

II

LIST OF AUTHORS.

Baggs, MacLucy,

"Colorado, The Queen Jewel of the Rockies"
Banfield, Edith,

"Book of Poems"
Bishop, Isabel Bird,

"Colorado Travels"
Chapman, Arthur,

"Out Where the West Begins"
Cuther, Willa S.

"Song of the Lark"
Dunbar, Susan J.

"Anemones"
France, L. B.

"Mr. Dide. His Vacation in Colorado"
Fuller, Anna,

"Peak and Prairie"
Garland, Hamlin,

"Hesper"
Gibbs, Agnes K.

"Poems of Colorado"
Hills, Elijah C.

"Pike's Peak Region in Song and Myth"
Jackson, Helen Hunt,

"Ramona"
Lanig, Herbert Greyson,

"Bob Carlton, American"



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McKesson, Charles,

"Under Pike's Peak"
Morath, Lelah Palmer,

"Romances of the Rockies"
Peterson, E. D.

"Log Cabin Yarns of the Rocky Mountains"
Whitney, Ernest,

"Legends of the Pike's Peak Region"
This list of Authors has been furnished by the li-
brarians of Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs.:

V

Authorities.

Mr. H .E. Richie, Denver

Mr. C. Henry Smith, Boulder

CONNECTICUT

I
Bibliographies and Histories of Literature.

"Arts and Literature in the Eighteenth Century" in
Volume II of "Connecticut as a Colony and as a State."

"Literature in the Nineteenth Century" in Volume
IV of "Connecticut as a Colony and as a State."

"The Poets of Connecticut with Biographical
Sketches." Rev. Charles W. Everest Barnes Company,
New York.

"Trumbal's Bibliography of Connecticut." Acorn
Club, 1904.

II

LIST OF AUTHORS.

Alsop, Richard, 1761-1815.

"Egalite Due D'Orleans"
Alsop, John, 1776-1841.

"Aurelia"
Bacon, Alice,

"Jinrickisha Days"



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Bacon, Delia?

"Tales of the Regicides"
Bacon, William Thompson, 1814.

"A Midnight Meditation"
Bacon, Richard, Jr., 1814-1838.

"The Winds"
Barlow, Joel, 1755-1812.

"The Reign of Peace"
Bishop, William Henry,

"House of a Merchant Prince"
Bolles, Asa Moore, 1802-1832.

"Night Scene on the Bank of the Potomac"
Bradley, Dr. W. H. 1802-1825.

"Ginseppino"
Brainard, J. G. C.

"Epithalamium"
Brown, Dr. Solyman, 1790

"Living Beauty"
Brownwell, Harry Howard,

"Battle of Mobile Bay"
Burleigh, George Shepard, 1821.

"Nunketunk"

Burleigh, William Henry, 1812-
"Agatha"
Cagswell, Frederick H.

"Regicides"
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne,

"Innocents Abroad"
Cleveland, Aaron, poet. 1744-1815.

"The Philosopher and Boy," a Poem
Cook, Mrs. Rose Terry,

"The Two Villages"
Day. Martha, 1813-1833.

"The Comets' Flight"
De Forest, John William,

"Honest John Vane," a Novel
Dixon, James, 1814-

"The Fountain of Youth"



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Dodd, Mary Ann H., 1813.

"To a Mourner"
Dow, Jesse Erskine, 1809.

"Tadmar of the Wilderness"
Dwight, Theodore, Jr., 1796-1828.

"Italy"
Goodrich, Samuel Griswold, 1793.

"Memory of Home"
Halleck, Fitz-Green, 1795.

"To the Eagle"
Hill, George, 1797.

"The Ruins of Athens"
Hillhouse, James Abraham. 1789-1841.

"Hadad," a Dramatic Poem
Hopkins, Lemuel, 1750-1801.

"On General Ethan Allen"
Humphrey, David P.,

"A Poem on the Happiness of America"
Huntington, Rev. Daniel, 1788.

"The Triumphs of Faith"
Mason, Ebenezer Porter, 1819-1840.

"To a Rosebud"
McLoughlin, Edward A., 1797.

"The Lovers of the Deep"
Mitchel, Donald G. ("Ik Marvel").

"Reveries of a Bachelor"
Nicholas, Rev. Joseph Hulbert, 1805-

"A Connecticut Christmas Eve"
Osborne, Selleck, 1783-1826.

"The Sailor"
Park, RoswelL 1807-

"The Communion"
Percival, James Gates, 1795-
"Clio"
Peters, Hugh, 1807-1831.

"My Native Land"
Pierpont, Rev. John, 1785-

"Air of Palestine"



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Pinney, Rev. Norman, 1804-

"Sabbath Morning"
Prentice, George Denison, 1802-

"Lines on a Distant View of the Ocean"
Ray, William, 1771-1827.

"Tripoli"

Rockwell, James Otis, 1807-1831.
"The Iceberg"
Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia Huntley, 1791-

"The Forest Girl"

Smith, Dr. Elihu Hubbard, 1771-1798.
"Discovery of Printing"
Sparks, Jared,

"American Biographies"
Stedman, Edmund Clarence,

"Hymn of the West"
Stephens, Mrs. Ann S. 1811-

"The Old Apple Tree"
Stowe, Harriet Beecher,

"Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Thurston, Mrs. Laura M. 1812-1842.

"The Green Hills of My Fatherland"
Trumbull, Henry Clay,

"The Captured Scout of the Army of the James"
Trumbull, John, 1750-1831.

"Prophecy of Balaam"
Warner, Charles Dudley,

"My Summer in a Garden"
Webster, Noah,

"Compendious Dictionary. 1806"
Wetmore, Prosper Montmomery, 1799-

"Lexington"
Willard, Mrs. Emma, 1787-

"Ocean Hymn"
Winthrop, Theodore,

"Cecil Dreeme"



STATE LITERATURE 31

Wolcott, Roger, 1679-1767.

"Meditations on Man's First and Fallen Estate"

Selected from (i) "Connecticut as a Colony and
State," (2) "The Poets of Connecticut with Biographic-
al Sketches."

IV

Notes on State Literature.

"The early colonial literature was for the most part
imitative and pedantic and treated of religion and of the
Indian Wars. The sermons of Rev. Thomas Hooker were
the principal contribution of Connecticut to this period
of American literature. The poet, Roger Wolcott, was
her first writer who had sufficient merit to deserve men-
tion. Jonathan Edwards was one of the greatest of all
of Connecticut's children. John Trumbull was her first
man of letters proper. Joel Barlow was the cosmopoli-
tan poet of Connecticut. Hartford because of her aggre-
gation of literary minds known as the "Hartford Wits"
was a recognized literary center in that epoch. Among
her ministers who did literary work, mention should be
made of Abiel Holmes, Chauncey A. Goodrich, Samuel
F. Jarvis, Nathaniel W. Taylor, and Lyman Beecher.
James A. Hillhouse, John G. C. Brainard, James Gates
Percival, and Mrs. Sigourney were early Connecticut
poets of sentiment and passion and it was in Connecticut
that the sentimentalists of their time flourished. Early
in the nineteenth century a remarkable group of Hebrew
scholars appeared, who contributed largely to the advance-
ment and renown of American Biblical scholarship. Har-
riet Beecher Stowe, whose works have been translated into
twenty languages, is Connecticut's best known novelist."

Notes from (i) "Ounderdock's History of Amer-
ican Literature," (2) Bibliographies and Histories of
Literature.



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VI

Use in State Schools.

"Connecticut uses some works of her own authors
in her schools." C. D. Hine, Hartford, Connecticut.

DELAWARE
II

LIST OF AUTHORS

Bissell, Miss Emily (Priscilla Leonard), is a poet
and the author of "Spectator Articles" in the "Outlook."

Canby, Henry S., assistant professor of English in
\ ale, is a magazine writer and the author of several
hooks.

Duer, Douglas, is the author of "The Vanished
World."

Pyle, Howard, is not now living, but has a national
reputation as an author.

Pyle, Katherme, / of Wilmington, is probably the best
known Delawarean author.

Townsend, George Alfred, author.

Tybout, Miss Ella, novelist.

Ward, Christopher L., is the author of the essay
"New Slavery" which appeared in the Atlantic in 1919.

List of authors furnished by A. L. Bailey of the
Wilmington Library.

Ill
Treatment of the State in American Literature.

A. L. Bailey, Librarian of the Wilmington Institute
Free Library, says: "Delaware has not been very promi-
nent in literature."

IV

Notes on State Literature.

We find in the early history of Delaware that the
Dutch and Swedes contended for supremacy until the
Dutch won. All the early accounts of her history are



STATE LITERATURE 33

written in these two languages. Henry C. Conrad,
Elizabeth Montgomery, Benjamin Ferris, and Francis
Vincent have a local fame, owing to their historical writ-
ings relating to Delaware.

Notes have been furnished by (i) A. L. Bailey
and (2) Histories of American Literature.

V

Authorities.

Arthur L. Bailey, Wilmington. .

FLORIDA
II

LIST OP AUTHORS.

Badger, Mrs. E. M.

"Silent Influence," A poem
Bartram, Wm.

"Travels"
Bernard, Frances F.

Author of sociological works.
Bishop, P. P.

"The Psychologist," A novel
Collins, Clarence B.

"Tom and Joe" (A story of the war)
Dewey, Bird S.

"Romance of Old Lake North Days"
Dimock, J. A.

"Summer Florida Vacation"
Dugmace, A. R.

"Florida Camping"
Footner, H.

"Canoeing in Eden"
Harney, William Wallace,

"Bitter Sweet"
Hart, Percie. Crystal Springs.

"Pleasures Passed Along"



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Herron, Fanny E.

"Siege of Muran"

Long, Mrs. Ellen Call.

"Romance of Tallahassee"

McLeod, Mrs. Georgiana A.

"Sunbeams and Shadows"

Mitchell, A. J.

"Winter Weather in Florida"

Munroe, Kirk,

"For the Mikado," Juvenile

Morean, Mrs. Beatrice.

"Tragedies of Oakhurst"

Parsons, L. C.

"Everglades of Florida"

Powell, E. J.

"Mulberry Month in Florida"

Rhodes, Harrison.

"The Lady and the Ladder"

Robins, Elizabeth.

"The Fatal Gift of Beauty"

Todd, Charles B.

"Story of Washington, the National Capital"
Van Buren, Alice K.

"As Thought is Led"
Waterman, Nixon.

"Sunshine Verses"
West, Mrs. Florence Duval.

"The Land of the Lotus-Eaters"

Selected from "(i) History of the American Na-
ture Essay." Naomi Light, Thesis University of Kan-
sas Library. (2) "Southern Literature." By Louise
Manley. (3) "Who's Who."



STATE LITERATURE 35

GEORGIA

I

Bibliographies and Histories of Literature.

"The South in History and Literature."

Mildred Rutherford.

"Trie Story of Georgia and the Georgia People."
A bibliography (1732-1860). George Gillman Smith,
1900.

II

LIST OP AUTHORS.

Barber, Miss Catherine W. Massachusetts, later Geor-
gia.

"Three Golden Links"
Barnes, Annie Maria. South Carolina, later Georgia.

"Found in the Sand"
Bell, Orelia Key.

"Jamestown Weed"
Bigby, Mrs. Mary Catherine.

"Death of Polk"
Blount, Annie R.

Poems.
Bryan, Mrs. Mary E. Florida, later Georgia.

"Wild Work"
Caruthers, Wm. A. Virginia, later Georgia.

"Cavaliers of Virginia"
Charlton, Robert M.

Poems.
Cook, Mrs. Mary Louisa. 1891-

"A Woman's Perils"
Cobb, Thomas Read Roates.

Poems.
Donnelly, Mrs. Elizabeth. Georgia, later Texas.

"Thorns and Blossoms"
Du Bose, Mrs. Catherine Anne.
"Wachulla"



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Edwards, Harry Stillwell.

"Two Runaways"
Fremont, John Charles.

"Freemont's Explorations"
Garrison, George P. Georgia, later Texas.

"Solitude"
Goulding, Francis Robert.

"Marooner's Island"
Grady, Henry Woodfen.

"The New South"
Hall, Robert Pleasants.

"Poems by a South Carolinian"
Harris, Joel Chandler.

"Uncle Remus Stones"
Harris, Mrs. Corra.

"Circuit Rider's Wife"
Harman, Henry E.

"Bar of Song"
Hayne, Paul Hamilton.

Poems
Hayne, William Hamilton.

"Sylvian Lyrics"
Hilliard, Henry Washington Georgia, later Alabama.

"De Vane," A novel
Hubner, Charles W.

Poems, Essays.
Jackson, Henry Rootes.

"Tallulah"
La Costa, Marie.

"Somebody's Darling"
Lamar, John B.

"Polly Peachblossom's Wedding"
Lanier, Clifford Anderson.

"Thorn Fruit," A novel
Le Conte, John Eatton. 1784-1860.

"North American Butterflies"
Levy, Samuel Yates

"Italian Bride," a drama



STATE LITERATURE 37

Mclntosh, Marie Jane. 1803-1878. Georgia, later
New Jersey.
"Blind Alice"
O'Hara, Theodore. 1820-67.

"Bivouac of the Dead"
Peck, William Henry, 1830-

"Maids and Matrons of Virginia"
Pyrnelle, Mrs. Louise C.

"Diddle"
Rogers, Mrs. Loula Kendall.

"Toccoa the Beautiful"
Sinclair, Carrie Bell. 1839-

"Heart Whispers"
Sparks, William Henry. 1800-1882.

"Dying Year"
Stanton, Frank Lebby.

"Songs of a Day"
Stibbes, Mrs. Agnes Jean.

"Earls of Sounderland"
Sommersall, James. 1853-

"Poems."

Selected from (i) "The Story of Georgia and the
Georgia People." (2) "The South in History and Lit-
erature." (3) "Southern Literature."

IV.

Notes on State Literature.

Lord Byron has pronounced "The Summer Rose"
by Wild the finest poem by the pen of an American au-
thor. "The Young Marooners," by Goulding, was
translated into several European languages. Ticknor's
"Little Giffen of Tennessee" is said to deserve rank
among the most famous war ballads of the English lan-
guage. Some interesting facts connected with Georgian
literature are some myths and legends of the Indians,
among which we find: "Legend of Nacooche," "Legend



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of Hiawasee," "Legend of Cherokee Rose," "Legend of
Lovers' Leap," and "Legend of Sweetwater Branch."
Notes from ( I ) "The Story of Georgia and Geor-
gia People," (2) "The South in History and Literature."

IDAHO

I
Bibliographies and Histories of Literature.

No history or bibliography of the literature of Idaho
is found. Four histories of Idaho have been written,
which give a slight treatment of Idahoean literature.

II

LIST OF AUTHORS.
Fink, George. German} 7 , now of Cameron, Idaho.

"Wer hat die fun," "Bucher Moses Verfast." He is the
the author of a number of books and is a contributor to
Evangelical Lutheran magazines.

Henry, Aurelia, Colorado, now Lewiston, Idaho

lias edited wiiih notes and translations "The Mon-
archin" of Dante Alighieri.
Johnson, Wallace, Ohio, now of Roseberry, Idaho

"Medical Epitome Series," (with M. D'Arcy
Magee).
MacLean, James A. Moscow

"Essays in 'The Financial History of Canada' "
Maxey, Edward Ernest, Boise

Author of several medical papers.

Miller, Alfred Stanley, Moscow

Is the author of several technical works, as "The Cyanide

Process"
Selected from "Who's Who."

Ill

Notes on State Literature.

There are few authors in Idaho besides a number of
newspaper men and a few magazine writers. Notes
furnished by John Hailey, State Historical Society.



STATE LITERATURE 39

ILLINOIS

I
Bibliographies and Histories of Literature.

"Illinois in Modern Literature." E. K. Crews, in
"Journal of the Illinois Historical Society." Vol. Ill,
1910-11.

"Lists of Illinois Authors." Compiled by the His-
torical Society at Springfield.

"Literature and Literary People of Early Illinois.'*
Isabel Jamison, in No. 13, "Publications of Illinois State
Historical Society," 1908.

"A Partial Bibliography of Illinois Authors." Thesis
by Ralph C. Woodmansee, 1903.

II

LIST OP AUTHORS.

Allen, Frank W., Springfield

"The Lovers of Skye"
Atkinson, Eleanor, Chicago

"Mamzelle Fifine"
Balmer, Edwin, Evanston

"A Wild Goose Chase"
Baker, Cornelia, Chicago

"The Queen's Page"
Bayliss, Clara K., Macomb

"The Song of the Sky People"
Bell, Lilian, Chicago

"Love Affairs of An Old Maid"
Bell, Mary A. F., Aurora

"Clares' Problem"
Blake, Emily C., Lombard

"Marcia of the Little Home"
Blanden, Charles G., Oak Park

"A Chorus of Leaves"

Bradley, Mary H., Chicago

"The Splendid Chance"



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Brown, Katharine H., Quiney

"Wages of Honor"
Bryson, Charles L., Chicago

"The Witches' Lane"
Burnham, Clara L., Chicago

"The Inner Flame"
Burton, Charles P., Aurora

"Bob's Cave Boys"
Burroughs, Edgar R., Oak Park

"The Son of Tarzan"
Carus, Paul, La Salle

"Truth"
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C, Lake Forest

"The Crimson Wing"
Cole, Mabel C., Chicago

"Philippine Folk Tales"
Curtis, Georgina P., Chicago

"Trammellings"
Digby, Bassett, Chicago

"Writer"
Dunn, Byron A., Waukegan

"The Scout of Pea Ridge"
Field, Walter T., Hinsdale

"The Quest of the Four-leaved Clover"
Fiske, Horace S., Chicago

"Camp Fire Verse"
Friedman, Isaac K., Winnetka

"The Lucky Number"
Fuller, Henry B., Chicago

"The Last Refuge"
Gordon, Elizabeth, Chicago

"A Sheaf of Roses"
Hancock, La Touche, Chicago

"Desultory Verse"
Harrison, Edith O., Chicago

"The Moon Princess"

Hough, Emerson, Chicago

"The Girl at the Half Way House"



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Hyde, Henry M., Chicago

"The Buccaneers"
Johnston, Julia H., Peoria

"The School of the Master"
Judson, Clara I., Chicago

"Mary Jane Series"
Kerr, Alvah M., Chicago

"Trean, or the Morman's Daughter"
Kirkham, Marshall M., Evanston

"The Romance of Gilbert Holmes"
Knapp, George L., Oak Park

"The Face of Air"
Lait, Jacquin L., Chicago

"Help Wanted"
Lardner, Ring W., Evanston

"You Know Me Al"
Lee, Agnes, Chicago

"The Border of the Lake"
Lindsay, Nicholas V., Springfield

"The Congo"
Laughlin, Clara E., Chicago

"The Lady in Gray"
Mac Hoag, William B., Evanston

"The Blind Man's Eyes"
Nesbit, Wilbur D., Evanston

"Your Flag and My Flag"
Parrish, Randall, Kewanee

"Prisoners of Chance"
Patterson, J. Medill, Libertyville

"A Little Brother of the Rich"
Payne, Philip, Chicago

"The Duchess of Few Clothes"
Perkins, Lucy F., Evanston

"The Irish Twins"
Read, Opie, Chicago

"The Star Bucks"

Rice, Wallace, Chicago

"Fort Wayne Centennial Hymn"



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Rickert, Edith, Chicago

"The Beggar in the Heart"
Rippey, Sarah C., Chicago

"The Sunny-Sulky Book"
Sandburg, Carl, Maywood

"Chicago Poems"
Scott, Anna M., Evanston

"Flower Babies"
Snell, Roy J Kingston

"An Eskimo Robinson Crusoe"
Sprague, William C., Chicago

"Three Boys in the Mountains"
Taylor, Bert L., Glencoe

"The Well in the Wood"
Veatch, Byron E., Chicago

"The Islander"
Visscher, William L., Chicago

"Carlisle of Colorado"
Warren, Maude L., Chicago

"The Land of the Living"
Webster, Henry K., Evanston

"A King in Khaki"
Woodruff, Anna H., Chicago

"Betty and Bob"

Wyatt, Edith F., Chicago

"Every One His Own Way"

Selected from "Who's Who" 1918-1919.

Ill
Treatment of the State in American Literature.

"The literature of Illinois has an uniqueness and
charm wholly its own. It is composed of Indian, French,
Spanish, English, and border colloquialisms." E. K.
Crews, in "Illinois in Modern Literature."



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IV

Notes on State Literature.

"Miscellaneous Poems," by William Asbury Ken-
yon, 1845, was the first book of poems published in Illi-
nois. Morris Birkbeck, James Hall, Robert S. Blackwell,
Timothy Flint, and Dr. J. M. Peck were some of the
early pioneers in literature. "Florence" and "Early En-
gagements," by Mrs. Sarah Marshall Hayden, were the
first books written by an Illinois woman. The Mor-
mons, outside of their religious works, contributed very
little to literature, "The Mormons" and "Remarkable
Visions" being two of their books. "The Icarian" was
the official organ of the Icarians, who left very little lit-
erature behind them. Illinois has many Indian associa-
tions and legends. One may mention Black Hawk, Pon-
tiac, and Kaskaskia, and the legends of "The Maid Who
Married the Pine Tree" and "The Burial of Gold."
Notes from "Historical Collections."

V

Authorities.

Margaret Hutchins, Urbana

Jesse Palmer Weber, Springfield

VI
Use in State Schools.

Illinois uses some selections from her authors in her
public schools. F. G. Blair, Superintendent of Public
Instruction.

INDIANA.
I

Bibliographies and Histories of Literature.

"Indiana Authors," M. O. Williams. Bobbs Pub-
lisher.

"Indiana Poets and Poetry." Parker and Heiney.



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Silver Burdett Compaq.

Indianapolis Public Library has "List of Books by
Indiana Authors" in the Library. Pub. No. 19. By
Public Library of Indianapolis, Indiana.

"The Hoosiers." Meredith Nicholson. Mac-Mil-
Ian Company, New York.

II

LIST OF AUTHORS.

Ade, George Brook

"Doc Home"
Dunn, Jacob P., Indianapolis

"Massacres of the Mountains"
Erhmann, Max, Terre Haute

"The Seasons"
Faulke, William D., Richmond

"Dorothy Day"
Grosvenor, Abbie J., Richmond

"Strange Stories of the Great Valley"
Hack, Elizabeth J. M., Indianapolis

"The City of Delight"
Kramer, Harold M., Frankfort

"The Castle of Dawn"
Krout, Caroline V., Crawfordsville

"On the We-A Trail"
Krout, Mary H., Crawfordsville

"Alice in the Hawaiian Islands"
Porter, Gene S., Rome City

"Laddie"
Nicholas, Anna Indianapolis

"An Idyl of the Wabash"
Nicholson, Meredith, Indianapolis

"The House of a Thousand Candles"
Sembower, Alta B., Bloomington

"Short Story Writer"

Stein, Evaleen, , Lafayette

"One Way to the Woods"



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Strauss, Juliet V., Rockville

"The Ideas of A Plain Country Woman"
Stott, Roscoe G., Franklin

"The Man Sings"
Tarkington, Booth, Indianapolis

"The Gentleman From Indiana"

Williams, Irving, Indianapolis

"Mistah Robinson's Remembery Book"

Selected from "Who's Who" 1918-1919

IV
Notes on State Literature.

There is only one author who has begun to
write since the war, and that is Gertrude M. Shields,
who is the author of "Caste Three." William M. Hers-
chell published "The Kid Has Gone to the Colors, and
Other Verse," in 1917.

Notes furnished by Esther N. McNitt of the In-
diana State Library.

V

Authorities.

Professor F. C. Senour, Indianapolis.
Florence Venn, Indianapolis.

VI

Use in State Schools.

"In the eighth grade pupils read "The Hoosiers,"
by Meredith Nicholson. In the public schools also they
use Riley's poems as well as selections from the works of
John Hay, Maurice Thompson, Lew Wallace, Gene
Stratton Porter, Sarah T. Bolton, George Ade, Booth
Tarkington, and John Clark Ridpath." Charles A.
Greathouse, Superintendent of Public Instruction.



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