Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Full name: Laura Newbold Wood Roper. Author of children's books under the name L. N. Wood. Married W. Crosby Roper, Jr.
From the description of Papers of Laura Wood Roper, 1822-1982 (bulk 1871-1895 and 1948-1952) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78707833
1911, Mar. 15:
Born, St. Louis, Mo.
A. B., Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
Married W. Crosby Roper, Jr. (died 1982)
Published Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform. New York: J. Messner
Published Raymond L. Ditmars: His Exciting Career With Reptiles, Animals and Insects. New York: J. Messner; republished in 1951, London: R. Hale. Published as Schlangen, Seltene Tiere und Insekten: das Forscherleben von Raymond L. Ditmars. Berlin: P. H. Ohlert., 1949
Published Louis Pasteur. New York: J. Messner
Published FLO: A Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press
2003, Dec. 5:
Died, Cotuit, Mass.
From the guide to the Laura Wood Roper Papers, 1825-1982, (bulk 1871-1895 and 1948-1952), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)