Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919

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Barr, Amelia E. (Amelia Edith), 1831-1919

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Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston, 1831-1919

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Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston, 1831-1919

Barr, Amelia

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Barr, Amelia E.

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Barr, Amelia E. (Amelia Edith Huddleston), 1831-1919

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Barr, Amelia E. (Amelia Edith Huddleston), 1831-1919

Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston

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Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston

Barr, Amelia Edith

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Barr, Amelia Edith, 1831-1919

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Barr, Amelia E. 1831-1919 (Amelia Edith Huddleston),

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1831-03-29

1831-03-29

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1919-03-10

1919-03-10

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American novelist.

From the description of Letter to "Dear Miss Watson" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804716

Journalist and author of historical fiction, Amelia Barr was the author of dozens of novels, including Remember the Alamo (1888) and The Paper Cap (1918).

From the description of Letter, 1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009180

Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was born in England and emigrated to America with her husband. Faced with supporting herself after yellow fever claimed her husband and several of their children, she turned to writing at the age of thirty-nine. She produced numerous novels, short stories, and poems, appealing to a modest popular audience through imagination, character development, and moral optimism.

From the description of Amelia Barr letter to Mr. Tillottson, ca. 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52999927

American novelist and author.

From the description of Letters, envelopes, and a magazine clipping, 1831-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390549

Amelia Barr (1831-1919) was a novelist. She was born in England and married Robert Barr. After he lost his fortune, they came to America, living briefly in Chicago and Memphis before settling in Austin, Texas in 1856. Robert barr became and auditor for Texas. In the 1867 Yellow Fever epidemic, Robert Barr and three sons died, leaving Amelia Barr a widow with three daughters. She moved to New York, became a governess briefly, and then turned to a successful writing career. She is best known for the her books Jan Vedder's Wife (1888) and Remember the Alamo (1885). She died in New York in 1919.

From the description of Barr, Amelia, papers, 1861-1916. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 69661177

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Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919

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http://www.worldcat.org/wcidentities/lccn-n80010434

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Edith_Huddleston_Barr

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Ẁomen authors, American--Correspondence

Women novelists--Archives

Women novelists, American--Correspondence

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Texas--Galveston

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New York (N.Y.)

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Austin (Tex.)

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