Miller, Joaquin. Danites in the Sierras. 4 acts, adapted for oral delivery by Juanita Miller. (12 September 1932) [MGK]
-----. Forty-nine. An idyll drama of the Sierras in 4 acts, arranged for oral delivery by Juanita Miller. (14 October 1932. [LOC] [MGK]
-----. A Royal Highway of the World. Edited by Alfred Powers. Portland, OR: Metropolitan Press. 1932. [RCL] [MULT] [OHS] [PSU] [MGK] [MCK] 245 copies of this 23-page book were produced. [PMC] [Description of a stage journey in 1907 from Canyon City to Burns, Oregon, over the road later named “the Joaquin Miller Trail.” Originally published in newspaper columns.] [FST says this publication is “Miller's diary of the trip to Canyon City, 1864.”] [SPL has one copy.] [HON has #23 autographed by Alfred Powers.] [OAK has #41.] [HUN has #44.] [AAS] [MGK] [Referring to Powers’ “Introduction,” p. v-xvii, RCL says “Alfred Powers commenting of Miller’s handwriting, ‘You can’t read. Its just like a turkey had stepped in ink and walked over the paper (xiii).”]
-----. Tally-Ho. A play in 3 acts, prepared for oral delivery by Juanita Miller (8 November 1932. [LOC] [MGK]
Allen, Merritt Parmelee, ed. Joaquin Miller, Frontier Poet. New York and London: Harper and Bros., 1932. The Long Rifle Series. 163pp. [PMC] [HON] [UCB -
Main] [RCL] [HUN] [MGK] [MULT] [WC] [MCK]
Atherton, Gertrude. Adventures of a Novelist. New York: Liveright, Inc., 1932. 598pp.
112-114. [JGK] [WC] [RCL] [MGK] [PSU] [MCK] Atherton’s version of a visit with Miller in which the poet lamented that they were both blondes. [Also published: New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1932. 598pp. [WC], [JGK] [MGK]; London: Cape, 1932. 598pp. [WC] and in 1980 in New York by Arno Press] [WC]
Boynton, Percy. Literature of American Life. New York: Harper, 1932. [CCL] [MGK]
[Also see 1936] [MCK]
Brooks, Van Wyck. “The Byron of the Sierras.” In his Sketches in Criticism. Typescript with Handwritten Revisions, 1932. 200 leaves. [WC]. First Edition. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1932. 306pp. [WC], [PSU]. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1934. 306pp. [WC]. [Folcroft, PA]: Folcroft Library Editions, 1971. 1932. 306pp. [WC] Notes: New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1932. 236-240. [HGT: 236-252] [MGK - 306 pages] [CCL: 237-240] [RCL: 236-240] [HGT cites 236-252].
Calverton, V. F. The Liberation of American Literature. New York: Charles Scribner’s
Sons, 1932. 27, 28, 30, 347. 500pp. [WC] [RCL] [PSU] [MGK] [MCK]
“ . . . one of the last of the frontier writers to preserve something of the romantic and optimistic spirit of the early frontier.” [RCL] [MGK]
(27) Discusses Miller being welcomed in England versus the contempt for him
and Whitman in America; (28) Notes that the Americanness of Whitman, Twain
and Joaquin was considered backwardness, cites Boyton’s The Rediscovery of the Frontier, where he discusses how the American periodicals would not print Whitman’s contributions; (30) States that Whitman, Twain, Artemus and Joaquin “can very well be said to be our first nationalistic sansculottes;” (347-348) [Not recorded]
DeVoto, Bernard. Mark Twain’s America. Cambridge, Riverside Press, 1932. 353pp. 162, 187. [MULT] [WC] [MCK] Reference to Longfellow forgiving Miller his quid of tobacco and that Miller may have been around when Twain was a reporter for the San Francisco Call.
Dickinson, Thomas H. The Making of American Literature: Being a Near View of the
Procession of American Writings and Writing Men From the Earliest Settlements Up to Our Own Times: With Some Consideration of the Way Men and Women Lived, Their Vocations, Opinions and Amusements. New York: The Century Company, 1932. 595-96. 733pp. [RCL] [CCL] [WC] [MGK] [MCK]
Hubbell, Jay Broadus and John O. Beaty. An Introduction to Poetry. New York: The
Macmillan Company, 1932. 524 pages. [MGK] [CCL: 484] [In addition to previous editions, also published in 1936 and 1941] [WC] [MGK] MCK]
Johnson, Merle, ed., American First Editions. New York: R.R. Bowker and Co., pp. 255-257. [RCL: See also 1929 and 1973.] [See also 1936, 1942, 1965.] [MGK]
Knight, Grant Cochran. American Literature and Culture. New York: Ray Long and Richard R. Smith Inc., 1932. 523pp. 301. [RCL] [RCL and CCL: 301 [MGK] [Also published in New York, 1972, by Cooper Square Publishers] [WC]
Lewisohn, Ludwig. Expression in America. New York and London: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1932. 624pp. 89, 276. [RCL] [HGT] [MULT] [MGK] [CCL: 89] [RCL: 89, 76] [Also published in 1970] “Subsequently published under title: The Story of American Literature” [WC]
Mayorga, Margaret Gardner, ed. A Short History of the American Drama:
Commentaries on Plays Prior to 1920. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company,
1932. 493pp. [WC] [CCL: 133-134] [MGK] [MCK]
Neville, Amelia Ransome. The Fantastic City: Memoirs of the Social and Romantic Life
of Old San Francisco. Edited by Virginia Brastow. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1932. 285pp. 102, 256. [RCL] [MGK] [WC] [RCL: References to Miller, only as part of bohemian life of San Francisco]
Meeker, Ezra. Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York: World Book Company, 1932. 330pp. [WC] [First published in 1922; most recently published in 2001]
“Other Weddings: Smith - Orvis.” New York Times (20 March 1932) [Online: N5]
The bride, Mrs. Leland Orvis, was Miller’s niece.
Villard, Henry. The Past and Present of the Pike’s Peak Gold Regions. Princeton, 1932.
Reprint of 1860 edition [HGT] [MCK]
Ward, A. C. American Literature, 1880-1930. New York: L. MacVeagh, The Dial
Press, 1932. 273pp. [WC] [RCL] [MGK]; London: Methuen and Company, 1932. 273pp. 32. [RCL] [WC]; New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1975. 1932. 273pp. [WC]. Reprint of London edition.
Gettman, Royal A. “A Note on Columbia College.” American Literature 3 (January
1932): 480-482. [MGK] [PMC] [HON] [RCL: Corrects Pattee] [HGT] [MAR] [MCK]
“Queries and Answers: Answer: ‘Tender Bible Tales’.” New York Times (7 February
1932): [Online: BR23] Reprint of lines from To Russia in response to query of January 3 [MCK]
“Latest Books Received.” New York Times (21 August 193) [Online: BR17-20]
“The Long Rifle Series. By Merritt Parmelle Allen. 2 volumes. 12mo. New York: Harper & Brothers. $1 each. Biographies of ‘William Walker, Filibuster,’ and ‘Joaquin Miller, Frontier Poet.’” [MCK]
“Queries and Answers: Answer - ‘The Man Who Wins the Prize’.” New York Times (28
August 1932)[Online: BR19] [MCK]
Reprint of For Those Who Fail. The ‘answerer’ also notes that the poem can be found in Louis Untermeyer’s anthology, This Singing World, Grahame’s Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children and Heart Throbs.
“Grace King, Novelist of the ‘Genteel’ South.” Review of Memories of a Southern Woman of Letters.” New York Times (16 October 1932) [Online: BR2-3] [MCK]
Quoting from King who met Joaquin when he was sent by one of the New
York papers to cover the new South, the Reviewer writes:
“He came . . . in all the bravery of his long hair, scarlet scarf, sombrero and patent-leather boots. His cordial, unaffected manner, his beautiful voice, his hearty appreciation of our hospitality, his conversation, as brave as his costume, captivated us”
Beebe, Beatrice. “Letters of Joaquin Miller.” The Frontier 12.2 (January 1932): 121-
124. University of Montana. [PMC] [HON] [RCL] [LHM] [Written from Saratoga Springs, New York on 24 January and 7 February 1903, and Washington, D. C. on 7 December, 1906]. [MGK] [MCK]
-----. "More Letters of Joaquin Miller." The Frontier 12.3 (March 1932): 223-228 [RCL] [FST] [MGK] [MCK]
-----. “Joaquin Miller and His Family.” Frontier Magazine 12 (May 1932): 344-47.
(RCL 84) [FST] [MGK] [RCL] [LHM] [MCK]
-----. “Joaquin Miller and His Family.” “More Letters of Joaquin Miller.” Ed. from Letters of Miller’s to his brother Geo.Melvin Miller. The Frontier 12 (May 1932): 344-347. [RCL] [LHM] [FST] [MGK] [MCK]
California Historical Society Quarterly 11.1 (December 1932): 83. Says [Letters from Joaquin Miller to his brother George Melvin Miller.] The Frontier (Missoula, Montana), December 1932 [Never before published.] [MGK]
Peterson, Martin S. “Joaquin Miller; his life and works.” Thesis (Ph.D.) University of Nebraska [MGK] [MCK]
Richards, John S. Bibliographical Materials for a Literary History of Joaquin Miller.
M. A. Thesis on file at the University of California, Berkeley Library School, 1932. [MGK] [WC] [INT - 10/12] [MCK]