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Volume 0566
JUNE
ERB Odyssey PERPETUAL CALENDAR
Compiled by Bill Hillman
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1927: Idea for the Tarzan strip is conceived. Ed later suggests that a Tarzan parodystrip also be created
Danton Burroughs 1999
 1928: Munsey, as a goodwill gesture, relinquishes serial rights to 4 of Ed's stories
1941: Old bladder obstruction problems are returning
1944: Another son, Danton, is born to Jack and Jane
John (Jack) Coleman Burroughs
1913: Unsuccessful in his $25 dollar offer to buy N.C. Wyeth's cover painting of RT
1932: Elmo Lincoln complains to Ed that MGM's portrayal of Tarzan is without dignity
Elmo Lincoln
1913: Submits Prince of Helium WM to All-Story
1925: TA published in over 20 languages - huge royalty cheques
1925: Writes Scopes trial report for the Int. Press Bureau & Universal Service
1914: AECstarts in Evening World
1929: Contacts Bray about the possibility of repurchasing all of his book rights
1944: Brother George dies at Fontana, CA
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1914: AECstarts in Evening World
1929: Contacts Bray about the possibility of repurchasing all of his book rights
1944: Brother George dies at Fontana, CA
 1930: Tarzan and the Man Things dictation finished on 5 wax cylinders
1944: George's close friend, Lew Sweetser, dies. He & George Burroughs are cremated together
1915: Novelization of  Ben, King of Beasts scenario is sent to All-Story & New Story (rejected)
1944: Starts FL - rejected by pulps
1912: Submits TA to All-Story

1914: Encouraged by Davis (All-Story) to write sequels
1931: Crime story Calling All Cars is written - rejected by all slicks
Hal Foster's Return of Korak strip
1939: MGM authorizes the use of Weissmuller's name & image but does little to publicize the Tarzan Clans
1895: One of the 104 (out of 118 candidates) who fail the West Point exam
1942: 12th - 

Hulbert receives his commission as 2nd Lieutenant
2010: Al Williamson dies | ERB Illustrator


1982: Mike Grell Pellucidar Sunday series
1916: Begins Auto Gypsying -37,000-word diary of a 3-month, 6,000-mile automobile camping trip
1918: Home Guarding for the Liberty Loan speech delivered at Flag Day exercises, Oak Park
1924: LTF by McClurg
1992: Daryl Sabara (ERB actor in JC film) born - Torrance, CA
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1939: Discusses the "ideal Tarzan"
1928: (14) Furious over liberties Universal have taken with JT (Ed sold the rights in 1922) in turning it into the serial Tarzan the Mighty
1930: 14th That Damned Dude is written - rejected until 1940

1937: Creates a book of poetry & illustrations for Caryl - just as he had done for his niece Evelyn - Li'l B. Her Book

1914: TA by McClurg with a Fred J. Arting silhouette of Tarzan. Dedication to Emma
1916: Return of the Mucker starts in All-Story

Return of the Mucker in All-Story Weekly

1900: By appointment by Gov. Steunenberg, George Burroughs represents Idaho at the International Mining Congress in Milwaukee Wisc.
1937: 400-word article Birth of Tarzan by His  Poppa appears in Script Mag - joshes Thelma Todd 
1921: TTe by McClurg
1923: Starts AM
1929: Plans for Venus series are set back as Planet of Peril, a Venus novel by Otis Adelbert Kline is serialized in Argosy All-Story

Otis Adelbert Kline

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1865: Major George Burroughs discharged from  Union Army. George & Mary Evaline settle in Portland, Maine, where George goes into the furniture business with 2 partners
1942: Birth of baby, John, to Jack & Jane
1947: (22) - Rothmund expresses doubts to Western Printing  that ERB is ready to write the planned 25-cent pocket book, My Life with Tarzan.


1925: BHB by McClurg
1940: Writes Bert Weston that Florence is discouraged with cost-saving measures and condition of the house - rats & scorpions.  Ed relays a chain letter with list of famous names: Sen. Heflin, Bernard Shaw, Henry Ford, Col. Lindberg, Dorothy Dix, John Barrymore
1912: Receives $700 payment for TA
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uthorizes a Canadian branch of the Tarzan Clan in Toronto

1941: Black Pirates of Barsoom & article: An Autobio graphical Sketch in Amazing Stories

1933: Accepted into the Int. Mark Twain Soc., Webster Groves, Missouri
1947: Dell's new 52-page Tarzan comic is a great success

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1931: Rothmund writes to United Features again attacking the childish atmosphere of the Sunday pages
1940: John Carter & Giant of Mars by son Jack sent to Ziff-Davis (Amazing)

1917: All-Story starts LL
1930:  Article Entertainment is Fiction's Purpose published in Writer's Digest
1944: Our Japanese Problem in Hawaii mag - sympathetic to their loyalty to the Islands
1947: Tarzan  strips reach all- time low in popularity
Edgar Rice Burroughs Portrait by St. John
1881: Ed & brothers become friends with 4 Hulbert sisters  - Leila, Julia, Jessie & Emma Centennia -  194 Park Ave
1887: Falls while riding his bike and hits his head. He is driven home in a daze. He is left with a scar on his head
1895: Quarterback ERB placed on the Champion Prep School Team of the West, 1894
1895: Graduates from MMA & gives Address to the 1894 Graduating Class
1924: Move to 544 South Gramercy Place, LA
1932: Tarzan Theme article appears in Writer's Digest
1898: Buys a stationery shop in Pocatello
1917: Bridge & the Oskaloosa Kid completed. Rejected by Davis
1936: Travels to Chicago & New York to seek outlets for BTP films
1932: Sends criticisms to  new radio show producer on Tarzan portrayal
1939: Florence undergoes major surgery
1939: Plans for a 15 min radio show - Quiet, Please! on objections to noise - quiet, (rejected)

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The events in this ERB Calendar have been collated and excerpted from
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ERB: The War Years

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