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March 2001:The Beasts of Tarzan
MARCH
ERB Odyssey PERPETUAL CALENDAR
Compiled by Bill Hillman
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1919: Purchases Mil Flores ($125,000) 540 acre San Fernando estate of late General Otis, founder of the LA Times
ERB's Tarzana Estate
1923: Incorporates himself as Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. & draws salary
1938: Starts SMM
1943: Returns to Pearl Harbor on USS Shaw from New Caledonia etc

Beasts of Tarzan 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
1914: Metcalf purchases M &
BTa at record prices
1925: Replies to Enrico Caruso, Jr. about Italian publishing rights
1933: Writes funny Tarzan play
"Tarzan & Jane, a Jungleogue"
1912: OT rejected by Metcalf - Book publishers not interested
1916: BTa on McClurg
1925: mortgages Tarzan Ranch for $200,000 to rescue foundering El Caballero


1933: LV starts in Argosy
1906: Many recommendations for position of Cavalry Instructor & Tactical Officer

1935: Disappointed over the uncut film from Guatemala
The Mucker 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
Numa, the Lion line sketch by J. Allen St. John
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Tarzan the Untamed 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
1936: JBJ as Whitman Big Big Book

1942: Complains to Senator Johnson of the peril facing California from weak defences at Hawaii
1915: RT on McClurg - Wyeth DJ - St. John interiors
1917: ST on McClurg - St. John illos


1934: Emma takes her first flying lesson

1944: writes Diary #4 - Tarawa- Kwajalein
Emma Hulbert Burroughs
ERB's Cavalry Years
1906: Seeks commission in the Chinese & Nicaraguan Armies

1917: Upset that McClurg forgot Hulbert dedication in ST

1932: CiG serial starts in Argosy
Florence
1919: Urges friend Bert Weston to buy ranch sites on either side of his new Tarzana Ranch
tarzana.ca

1941: Marriage over - Flo & kids leave Hawaii on Lurline

1949: Benedryl,  prescribed to alleviate Ed's Parkinson's syndrome or paralysis agitans
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Rex Maxon Illustration from Tarzan the Terrible strip and BLB
1931: Tarzan Sunday colour pages by Maxon debut (later taken over by Foster)
Tarzan Artist Rex Maxon
1920: Writes 5 pages of unfinished The Ghostly Script

General King: MMA Commandant

1916: Starts New Stories of Tarzan (JT) for Blue Book (writes at Oak Park, on camping trip and CA)
1933: General King, commandant of Michigan Military Academy & ERB's role model, dies
1930: Brother Frank Coleman Burroughs (48) dies in Wilmette, IL.
1930: Starts Tarzan and the Man Things (TI)
1937: "Man-Eaters" article about lions completed
1942: Protest to Col.Bourland over treatment of the BMTC by military
1897: Father obtains discharge for Ed from Cavalry. Reasons: underage & weak heart

1938: The Red Star of Tarzan(FC) starts in Argosy

1950: Ed dies after eating breakfast in bed while reading the Sunday comics. He is cremated at the Chapel of the Pines in Los Angeles
ERB in his later years
1914: Submits GF to Metcalf (A-S) - suggests nephew Studley do art
1920: "Tarzan and the Valley of Luna" (5 pts. TU) starts in All-Story
1937: Sends out form letter to sell "Autobiography"


1941: Writes of meeting fan, pulp writer, & pro wrestler, Prince Ilaki Ibn Ali Hassan
1943: Writes Diary #3
1944: On missions to Gilbert & Marshall Islands
Prince Ilaki Ibn Ali Hassan

Disney Tarzan Trading Stamp

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1913: CG submitted to All-Story

1936: Starts Elmer (RJ) (named after skull in sons' skull collection)
In Cavalry at Fort Grant

1897: Commanding  officer 7th Cavalry rates Ed's character as "excellent" on discharge


1942: Receives documents of  final property settlement with Florence
Tarzan and the Golden Lion 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
1923: GL on McClurg

1939: Refuses to donate to an Oak Park ERB Museum because first writing done in Chicago
Monster Men 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
1899:  Tries to secure an appointment in the army through War Dept.
www.ERBzine.com/war
1880: Emma's hotelier father, Alvin Hulbert, elected Alderman of the 12th Ward
1948: LG on ERB Inc. with JCB illos

John Coleman Burroughs spine art from Llana of Gathol
1941:  Tormented over Florence and finances, Ed has a slight stroke in his sleep
1950: Jack removes Ed's ashes - they are buried beside his mother's beneath the black walnut tree in front of the ERB offices in Tarzana.
Bill Hillman at ERB's gravesite: tree in front of ERB, Inc. office

1914: Family leaves California for Chicago



1928: Indicates to Blue Book that he plans to write a Venus series
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Jungle Tales of Tarzan 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
1919: JT on McClurg
1928: Starts LE
1934: Divorce decree is granted to the Dearholts
1923: Starts BHB

1933: Brother Harry's wife Ella is killed in a car accident near Ann Arbor, Mich
1913: Starts Number Thirteen (MMe)

1935: Meets with his attorney to make plans for his wedding to Flo
Outlaw of Torn 1st dj by J. Allen St. John
1888: George takes in James M. Johnson, a Confederate negro acquaintance from the war. He is made practically one of the family
1887: Eddie is taken out of public school & placed in Mrs. Cooley's Maplehurst School for Girls during a diphtheria epidemic

2000 Postal Stamp from Kyrgyzstan

2000 Postal Stamp from Buriatia: Disney Tarzan Oscar

1920:Nephew Studley returns to Chicago where his year-old daughter dies of spinal meningitis

1930: Suffers abdominal pains - contemplates rest trip to Fr Somali Land to research Tarzan
1934: Tarzan and His Mate completed

Tarzan and His Mate movie poster

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