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Bolles, Frank, 1856-1894



  • Existence: 1856 - 1894

Frank Bolles was born on October 31, 1858 in Winchester. He studied law at Columbian College in Washington DC here he spent three years, graduating in 1879 with the degree of LL.B. After graduation he entered Harvard Law School. While at Harvard he founded the "Daily Echo," one of the first of the college dailies. After leaving college, Bolles became an editorial writer on the "Boston Advertiser" where he stayed until 1886, when he became the private secretary of Harvard President Eliot and later secretary of the University. He continued writing but his literary work dealt exclusively with nature. Publications include "The Land of the Lingering Snow" and "At North if Bearcamp Water." Bolles died January 10, 1894.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Frank Boiles papers

Identifier: MS-724
Overview Frank Bolles (1856-1894), nature writer. The collection contains correspondence, biographical information, photographs as well as manuscripts and proofs of his writings including an incomplete manuscript of "From Blomidon to Smokey" and the manuscript for "Land of the Lingering Snow."