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Wilbertine Teters Worden papers, 1859-1949 

Worden, Wilbertine Teters, 1867-1949
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14.5 linear feet (14.5 linear feet 30 boxes)
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Biographical Note

Wilbertine Nesselrode Teters Worden Wilson, journalist and author, as well as editor of J. G. Mitchell Trade Publications in New York and a contributor to many periodicals. She lived in Colorado and New York City. Her first husband, Charles George Worden, 1870-1897, a lawyer and publisher, died young; she had a brief second marriage to Harry Leon Wilson, 1867-1939, author and editor of "Puck" magazine.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, diaries, reports and memoranda about mining and the U. S. Civil War, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Some of the files concern her father, Col. Wilbert Barton Teters, 1836-1923, a Civil War veteran, his military reunions, and his gold mining interests in Colorado. Her articles include both fiction (short stories and poetry) and non-fiction (she often wrote love stories from early American history). She also published a novel, "The Snows of Yester-year" (Boston, Arena Publishing Company, 1895). The cataloged correspondents are: Champ Clark (3), John Erskine (1), James A. Farley (1), Simon Guggenheim (1), and Charles Henry Hart (2).