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ERB ANNOTATED and ILLUSTRATED 
PERPETUAL CALENDAR 
Compiled by Bill Hillman
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1915: P 5-parts start in All-Story Cavalier - complete with Ed's map of the inner world
1918: Researches a Tarzan story based upon the campaign against the Germans in Africa


1930: Plans to read his novels on radio show 
1936: TaM rejected by Liberty & Blue Book
1936: Move to LA
1944: LT by ERB
Artist Harold Foster

1937: Hal
Fosterleaves illustrated Tarzan Sunday page to do Prince Valiant 


1946: starts "Xonthron" but nothing remains of this mysterious work
Land of Terror 1st dj by John Coleman Burroughs

1941: Swears off drinking. Loses 11 pounds in the last month

Tarzan the Ape Man movie poster

1940: Back at work, writing an outline for a Venus story
1942: Honolulu Advertiser reports finalizing of the Burroughs divorce
1923: MMa starts run in Argosy
1934: Hulbert becomes salesman for Tarzan radio serial - distributes colour brochure  Tarzan of the Air
1940: Starts Captured on Venus first of a new Carson Napier series
1941: Scathing letter to Honolulu Star- Bulletin blasting Hawaii Legislature 
Moon Maid Appearance in Argosy

Tarzan of the Air Radio Show Promo Booklet

Official Guide of the Tarzan Clans of America
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1919: Informs Bert Weston that he has bought 3 sheep dogs in addition Tarzan the Airedale: Don, Jack & Lobo
1924: Letter to Time's editor Luce, reveals his amusement over his great popularity in Russia & England
Maureen O'Sullivan - Jane
1932: Joins Tarzan, The Ape-Man director & M. O'Sullivan on stage in Hollywood
1937: Burne Hogarth illlustrated Tarzan Sunday page debuts
1894: War Dept letter: President has chosen Ed to write West Point entrance exam

1913: Completes Number Thirteen MMe & starts work on Prince of Helium WM

1939: Revives the Tarzan Clans of America with the printing of a 32-page booklet, Official Guide of the Tarzan Clans of America
414 Augusta St.

1914: Move to new home at 414 Augusta St., Oak Park (upper middle- class suburb of Chicago)



1930: Describes Tarzana Bridge card game he has invented during a bout of lumbago
1915: ST mailed to All-Story
1926: Joan plays "Kathie" in the drama school play The Student Prince - later in Enter Madame
1950: Rothmund replaces Thompson as continuity writer for Tarzan strips. Burne Hogarth will take over both writing & illustration of the daily & Sunday Tarzan
1915: Starts Man-Eater
1927: Starts
LJ at at his office at 5255 Avenida Oriente - completes it at 18354 Ventura


1934: Starts Tarzan and Jane (TQ) at 2029 Pinehurst - ends at Tarzana (rejected)
Tarzan Silhouette from Tarzan of the Apes 1st dj
1912: 10:25 p.m.: Ed completes Tarzan of the Apes
1925: Sends Red Hawk to Davis
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1921: Sends the outline Angel's Serenade to Century Film Corporation
1939: Sends a warning letter to a wrestler who is making unauthorized use of the name, Tarzan
1927: Becomes a member of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, Inc., Wash, DC
1941: Diary note: article on Legislature was viewed favourably by governor's office

1929: ERB & McClurg have falling out over royalties
1937: Suffers angina pains after the over-exertion of rowing and playing tennis with his young family
2000: 18-21:

ECOF 2000 in Clarksville, TN
1898: Teddy Roosevelt rejects Ed's offer for enlistment in the Rough Riders preparing to drive the Spanish out of Cuba
1942: Oahu: Singapore or Wake? article printed in Honolulu Adviser
Burne Hogarth

1944: Writes Uncle Bill unpublished horror story

ECOF 2000 in Clarksville Tennesse - Logo by Jeff Doten

Ace Krenkel cover of Land of Hidden Men - Jungle Girl
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February 1927 Amazing Magazine: Land That Time Forgot
Ace Krenkel Cover for Fighting Man of Mars
1913: Submits TA to Rand McNally (rejected)

1918: Starts Out of Time's Abyss (LTF)
 
 

Ace Krenkel Cover for Out of Times Abyss

1896: Arrives as new recruit at Fort Grant, Arizona Territory to join Troop B, 7th U.S. Cavalry. Soaks up much background & does many sketches
1924: Completes BHB he wrote at the request of England's Sir Algernon Methuen
1928: Letter from Boris Karloff who played a Waziri chief GLmovie
1939: May 24 launches Tarzan Clans - mails circular describing clan & membership

1940: May 24 sends poem, Mud in your Ai, or May  1940 to Hulbert
1945: Accepted as a navy correspondent in action zones - Thoughts of marriage put on hold - Leaves Pearl U.S.S. Cahaba, a fleet oiler

Land of the Hidden Men (Jungle Girl) in Blue Book: May 1931

Bandit of Hell's Bend: 1st dj
ERB the cowboy
1929: To NY to sign publishing deal with Metropolitan for LE
1932: Murder Mystery Red Necktie appears in Script
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1929: Submits FMM to All-Story (rejected)

Blue Book: April 1930: Fighting Man of Mars


May 1, 1915: All-Story Magazine: Pellucidar
1927: Discusses the ideas for origin of Tarzan in article for Daily Maroon of the U of Chicago

1931: FMM by Metropolitan
1931: Land of Hidden Men (JG) starts on Blue Book
1889: First proposal to future wife, Emma Hulbert
1903: Ed & Emma move possessions via UP & stage to Sweetser- Burroughs gold dredging operation in Idaho's Stanley Basin
1897: Joins brother Harry & Lew Sweetser at Nogales, Ariz to help move starving Mexican cattle to Kansas City
1898: Gets Mountain Fever during round-up.

Hospitalized from blow to head in saloon fight. Start of many hallucinations & headaches (main blow may have been from Toronto thugs in 1899)
Ed is the  youngest of 4 boys: George Tyler Jr., Henry Studley & Frank Coleman
1914: Finalized deal with McClurg to publish TA
1917: Selig Polyscope Company's The Lad and the Lion motion picture is released
1920: assigns rights to an English theatrical company who produce TA & RTas a stage play
1924: Writes Glossary of Hoodlum Language

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

The Heins Abbreviations used for the ERB book titles are listed at:
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