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Edgar Allan Poe lurks at right in this early daguerreotype of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, 1842/3

Edgar Allan Poe - The Raven, Annabel Lee & other Poems

Treasures at the Pratt: Locks of Edgar Allan Poe's hair

Jack Kerouac typed the manuscript for "On the Road," single-spaced without margins or paragraph breaks on a 120-foot-long scroll in 3 weeks during the spring of 1951.

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Australian author Miles Franklin (1879 - 1954) who is best known for her book, My Brilliant Career, which was later made into a movie starring Judy Davis, ca. 1901.