Collection number: MS 136
Size: 3 items (0.10 cu.ft.)
About Edwin Markham, 1852-1940
American Poet, whose most famous poem was “The Man With The Hoe” which accented laborer’s hardships.
About the Edwin Markham Broadsides
Two broadsides inscribed in 1929 by Edwin Markham to the Book and Scroll Club of U.N.H.: “Lincoln, the Man of the People” – a poem read at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922 – and “The Man With the Hoe.” Included is a copy of a letter from Ellen F. Adams to William Ewert that explains why she donated these two broadsides to the Dimond Library.
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[Identification of item], Edwin Markham Broadsides, 1929, MS 136, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donated: Mrs. Ellen F. Adams, former President of the Book and Scroll Club of U.N.H., date unknown