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Sterling, George, 1869-1926



  • Existence: 1869 - 1926

George Sterling (December 1, 1869 – November 17, 1926) was an American writer based in the San Francisco, California Bay Area and Carmel-by-the-Sea. He was considered a prominent poet and playwright and proponent of Bohemianism during the first quarter of the twentieth century. His work was admired by writers as diverse as Jack London, Upton Sinclair, Theodore Dreiser, and Sinclair Lewis, but is largely forgotten today.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George Sterling papers

Identifier: MS-356
Overview George Sterling (1869-1926), writer. The collection contains correspondence with Rolfe Humphries, Harold G. Rugg and Mira Maclay as well as fair copies (most signed) of 16 of his poems.