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Ina Coolbrith, librarian and laureate of California

by Josephine DeWitt Rhodehamel

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Published by Brigham Young University Press in [Provo, Utah] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Coolbrith, Ina Donna, 1842-1928.,
    • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Librarians -- California -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 461-489.

      Statement[by] Josephine DeWitt Rhodehamel [and] Raymund Francis Wood.
      ContributionsWood, Raymund F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1397.C5 Z9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 531 p.
      Number of Pages531
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5302202M
      ISBN 100842514457
      LC Control Number72084093

      Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate. 82 likes. Ina Coolbrith was a poet, a librarian, and one of the most popular literary ambassadors in the American West. The California State Poet Laureate Program is run by the California Arts Council. Although the program was officially established under Governor Davis, there were occasional poets laureate who served the state as a kind of poetry ambassador, including the very first poet laureate ever in the nation, Oakland librarian and poet Ina Coolbrith.

      Prominent San Francisco poet Ina Coolbrith () delivered this poem for Commencement Day at the University of California, and was the first of its kind to be written by a woman for any university; Coolbrith was active in the San Francisco literary scene, and she was the first Poet Laureate of California, in , a position she held Seller Rating: % positive. Ina Coolbrith, California's first poet laureate, at a luncheon given in her honor in San Francisco, California, on Ap -- some seventy-five years after going through the Beckwourth Pass into her "kingdom" of California. ***** Ina Donna Coolbrith (Ma – Febru ) was an American poet, writer, librarian.

      Ina Coolbrith: Librarian and Laureate of California. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, Ward, Maurine Carr. “‘This Institution Is a Good One’: The Female Relief Society of Nauvoo, 17 March to 16 March ” Mormon Historical Studies 3 (Fall ): 87–   Ina Coolbrith and Jack London — and especially Ina Coolbrith — were founders of the first golden age of California Literature. Ina Coolbrith, who eventually became California’s first Poet Laureate, was born to the brother of Mormon church founder Joseph Smith.


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More than that, and never told to anyone, she was born in Nauvoo, Illinois in the daughter of Don Carlos Smith, brother of the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith, and Agnes Coolbrith/5(5).

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I met California's first poet laureate through a brief chapter in California Mormons by Annaleone D. Patton. This, in brief, is Ina's story. Ina was born in Nauvoo inthe third daughter of Don Carlos Smith, youngest brother of the Prophet Joseph, and Agnes Coolbrith Smith. She was named Josephine for the Prophet, but she was called Ina.

Bronze medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards (biography) "Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of Californias First Poet Laureate" is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oaklands first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West/5.

Coolbrith, Ina Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rhodehamel, Josephine DeWitt. Ina Coolbrith, librarian and laureate of California. [Provo, Utah] Brigham Young University Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Ina Donna Coolbrith; Ina D Coolbrith: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Ina Coolbrith was named California’s first Poet Laureate in A century later, Aleta George published her biography, which I recommend you all find copies of and read.

Ina grew up as a child in Los Angeles, published her first poem in the Los Angeles Star at In the end, she put her full faith in poetry and her story reveals the saving grace of creativity in a woman's life. Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland's first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in.

Ina Coolbrith is an Oakland legend, our first public librarian and California’s first poet laureate.

Now, in “Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate. For questions about your account or to reach an OPL reference librarian, please email [email protected] or leave a voicemail at Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate.

The name isn’t familiar today, but years ago Ina Coolbrith was the most beloved poet in California, an accolade that earned her the historic honor as the state’s first poet laureate. Ina Coolbrith photo from Wikimedia Commons Ina Donna Coolbrith (Ma –Febru ) was born Josephine Donna Smith, the niece of Mormon founder Joseph Smith.

Her family came to California and was led over the Sierra Nevada by African American mountain manJim Beckwourth, with Ina riding on Beckwourth’s mother started using her maiden name to avoid association with. Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate.

I heard Aleta George speak at the Mechanics’ Institute Library and during the Q&A one audience member proclaimed the book to be one of the best she’d read about early California history.

I can echo that sentiment, with the caveat that George’s prose was a bit. Ina was born Josephine Donna Smith the daughter of Don Carlos Smith and Agnes Moulton Coolbrith Smith Her Grandparents (parents of Agnes)were Joseph Coolbroth unknown and Mary Hasty Foss Coolbroth - unknown.

Ina Donna Coolbrith (Ma - Febru ) was an American poet, Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda. Ina Coolbrith Last updated Ma Ina Coolbrith in the s. Ina Donna Coolbrith (Ma – Febru ) was an American poet, writer, librarian, and a prominent figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary community.

Called the "Sweet Singer of California", [1] she was the first California Poet Laureate and the first poet laureate of any American state. Ina Donna Coolbrith, popular American poet of moderate talent who nonetheless became a major figure in literary and cultural circles of 19th- and early 20th-century San Francisco.

Coolbrith, a niece of Joseph Smith (the founder of Mormonism), was born in the first major Mormon settlement. Shortly. To find other clues, I turned to Josephine DeWitt Rhodehamel, co-author of "Ina Coolbrith: Librarian and Laureate of California," the only biography of Ina published to amel met Ina in Author: Aleta George.

Ina Coolbrith is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland’s first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West.

California named Coolbrith its first poet laureate in during San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition, and marks her centennial of being named California’s. Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland's first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American : Shifting Plates Press.

Ina Donna Coolbrith (Ma – Febru ) was an American poet, writer, librarian, and a prominent figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary community. Called the "Sweet Singer of California", [1] she was the first California Poet Laureate and the first poet laureate of any American state.

[2]Coolbrith, born the niece of Latter Day Saint movement founder Joseph Smith, Jr. Coolbrith came to California a generation later, in Binksternet13 July (UTC) Gertrude Stein.

I've seen some sources that say Gertrude Stein was influenced by Coolbrith the librarian, but I am not seeing anything more than circumstantial evidence such as Stein visiting the library at a time when Coolbrith was in charge.Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate Aleta George.

Shifting Plates (), $ trade paper (p) ISBN Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate is a biography about a poet, Oakland's first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West.

This book follows the struggles and triumphs of this remarkable woman from her birth in as the niece of Mormon founder Joseph Smith to her death on the eve of the Great Depression.