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Ethel Romig Fuller (1883-1965) was born in Big Rapids, Michigan and attended Ypsilanti Normal school. Romig began writing in the early 1920s. For many years she was poetry editor of the Portland Oregonian newspaper. In 1957 she was appointed Poet Laureate of Oregon by Governor Robert D. Holmes.
The collection contains poetry manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs.
The correspondence is organized alphabetically by name or title, 1947-1965.
The poetry manuscripts include drafts, revisions, sheet music, and contracts and many are filed by date while others are filed alphabetically by title. Also included are recordings of Fuller's poetry on 78 rpm records.
The scrapbooks include poem and newspaper clippings, reviews, letters from editors, programs and correspondence, 1924-1965.
The photographs include pictures of Fuller as a youth, her family, and wildlife photographs.
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[Identification of item], Ethel Romig Fuller papers, Ax 650, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.