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J. J. Somers Papers, 1913

Collection Overview

Title: J. J. Somers Papers, 1913


Creator: Somers, J.J. (James Joseph) (1865-?)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]


1865-?; poet who homesteaded in North Dakota in 1900. Much of his poetry has a North Dakota flavor

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The J. J. Somers Papers consists of Jim's Western Gems, a book of poetry written by Somers in 1913. The book is 114 pages in length and was published by the author. Much of the poetry has a distinct North Dakota theme, although several poems were written regarding the area near Duluth. The poetry also has a political flavor with several poems about William Jennings Bryan.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: The original acquisition records are unavailable; Acc. #77-451

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). J.J. Somers Papers.  OGLMC 432, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in January 2014.

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