Skinner, Charles Montgomery, 1852-1907

Skinner, Charles Montgomery, 1852-1907



  • Existence: 1852 - 1907


Charles Montgomery Skinner was born on March 15, 1852 in Victor, New York. He worked in journalism including being the editor of the "Brooklyn Eagle." His study of Walt Whitman appeared in the "Atlantic Monthly" in 1903. Skinner published collections of myths, legends and folklore found inside the United States and across the world. He was also a playwright, authoring "Villon, the Vagabond." His other contributions to American literature included works of natural history such as "With Feet to the Earth" and "Do-Nothing Days." Skinner died in 1907.

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Charles Skinner papers

Identifier: MS-539
Date(s): 1871 to 1903

Charles M. Skinner (1852-1907), writer. The collection contains general correspondence and his collection of autographs.