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Ella Wheeler Wilcox Typescript

 Unprocessed — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 0409

Content Description

The Ella Wheeler Wilcox typescript consists of a one page typescript of one of Wilcox's most widely reprinted poems. The poem begins with: <emph render='italic'>"The days grow shorter, the nights grow longer; The head-stones thicken, along the way..." </emph> The typescript is titled and signed by her, in ink, and has a one-word revision and some corrections. The collection also contains a one page, undated A.L.S. which says: <emph render='italic'>"This is the best I can do and I can not think of a better title. If you care for the verses & want to rename them you can do so...send the poem back here if you do not want it."</emph>

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  • circa 1909