Ina Coolbrith

Ina Coolbrith in the 1880s.

Ina Coolbrith (1841-1928) was a teacher, poet, author, and librarian active in the San Francisco Bay Area. Coolbrith was the first poet laureate of California and, in fact, the first poet laureate of any U.S. state.

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HathiTrust: Ina Coolbrith
Full text of a number of books for which Ina Coolbrith is credited as an author or editor.

Ina Coolbrith Circle
The “200 members of the Ina Coolbrith Circle continue to pursue her mission to nurture the poetry and history, past and present, of the Golden State. Our members include poets, writers, historians, artists and readers with a particular interest in books by and about Californians.”

WorldCat: Ina Coolbrith Archives
Bibliographic information on Coolbrith holdings in various archival collections.