Ethel Romig Fuller papers, 1924-1965  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fuller, Ethel Romig, 1883-1965
Title
Ethel Romig Fuller papers
Dates
1924-1965 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.25 linear feet, (3 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 650
Summary
Ethel Romig Fuller (1883-1965) was poetry editor of The Oregonian newspaper and in 1957 she was appointed Poet Laureate of Oregon by Governor Robert D. Holmes. The collection contains poetry manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time. Collection includes sound recordings, moving images, and digital files to which access is restricted. Access to these materials is governed by repository policy and may require the production of listening or viewing copies. Researchers requiring access must notify Special Collections and University Archives in advance and pay fees for reproduction services as necessary.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • American poetry--Women authors
  • Poetry--Authorship
  • Poets laureate--Oregon
  • Poets, American--20th century
  • Poets, American--Oregon
  • Women poets, American--20th century

Personal Names

  • Fuller, Ethel Romig, 1883-1965

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication
  • Phonograph records
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks