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Knox College Library
Special Collections and Archives
371 S. West Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
The Edgar Lee Masters Collection includes first and special editions of Masters' many works.
The Illinois poet Edgar Lee Masters came to Galesburg from Petersburg to attend the Knox Academy for a short time. He then went on to read the law in Springfield. After the publication of Spoon River Anthology in his career in the literary world was established.
In addition to the Edgar Lee Masters manuscript collection, researchers should also consult the following manuscript collections for an added dimension to research.