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Sarah Bridge Graves collection, 1942–1989, undated

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of published articles, published and unpublished poetry, drawings by Graves, as well as mineral specimens. The collection also contains biographical material, correspondence to Dorothy Healy and publishers, and photographs of Graves.

Biographical/Historical Note

Poet, teacher, rock-hunter, and children’s book author, Sarah Bridge Graves settled in Saco in 1934. She published three books for children, including The Short-Tailed Whale (1949), a book of poems about the wonder of nature. Graves published articles on gemstones throughout the 60s and 70s in specialized magazines such as Rock & Gem.