Ernest Sutherland Bates papers

MS 308
Handwritten French Letter

Handwritten letter in French, send from the University of Arizona Department of English

Collection area: Literature

Collection dates: 1908-1912

About this collection

Letters, 1910-1912, from Ernest Bates to Caroline Singleton, concerning their relationship, her studies in Europe, and his career at the University of Arizona. Also includes two poems, probably by Bates, and his translation of "The Pilgrim of Joy," by Francois Coppee.

Historical background

Ernest Sutherland Bates was a Professor of English at the Univeristy of Arizona from 1908-1914. He earned an AB from the University of Michigan in 1902, MA in 1903, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1908.

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