Roper, Laura Wood, 1911-2003

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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

Biographical Note

  • 1911, Mar. 15: Born, St. Louis, Mo.
  • 1932: A. B., Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
  • 1940: Married W. Crosby Roper, Jr. (died 1982)
  • 1943: Published Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform. New York: J. Messner
  • 1944: 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
  • 1948: Published Louis Pasteur. New York: J. Messner
  • 1973: 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)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
creatorOf Roper, Laura Wood, 1911-2003. Papers of Laura Wood Roper, 1822-1982 (bulk 1871-1895 and 1948-1952) Library of Congress
creatorOf Laura Wood Roper Papers, 1825-1982, (bulk 1871-1895 and 1948-1952) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
associatedWith Eliot, Charles, 1859-1897 person
associatedWith F.L. and J.C. Olmsted (Firm : 1897-1898) corporateBody
associatedWith F.L. and J.C. Olmsted (Firm : 1897-1898) F.L. and J.C. Olmsted (Firm : 1897-1898) records. corporateBody
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Hubbard, Theodora Kimball, 1887-1935 person
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith Olmsted Associates. corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted Associates. Olmsted Associates records. corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted Brothers. corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted Brothers. Olmsted Brothers records. corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1870-1957 person
associatedWith Olmsted, John Charles, 1852-1920 person
associatedWith Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot. corporateBody
associatedWith Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot. Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot records. corporateBody
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
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Birth 1911-03-15

Death 2003-12-05

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