Ferguson, Rachel, 1893-

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Rachel Ferguson was a British author and humorist known for her witty take on Victorian domestic comedy. Trained as an actress, she left the stage and worked in a hospital in World War I. She became drama critic for the Sunday Chronicle, and drew praise for her own play parodies. She was a major contributor to Punch, displaying a wit and charm that later transferred successfully to her novels. She was also active in social reform, notably women's movements.

From the description of Rachel Ferguson letters received, 1910-1951. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53432912

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creatorOf Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. Georgette Heyer letter to Rachel Ferguson, 1938 Jan. 23. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940. E.F. Benson letters, 1932-1940. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline, 1867-. Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence letters to Miss Ferguson, 1910-1911. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936. Owen Seaman letters and clipping of photograph, 1909-1934. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf West, Rebecca, 1892-1983. Rebecca West letters, 1937-1976. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Stern, G. B. (Gladys Bronwyn), 1890-1973. G.B. Stern letters and cards to Rachel Ferguson, circa 1920-1924. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Ferguson, Rachel, b. 1893. Rachel Ferguson letters received, 1910-1951. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Ivor Novello papers, 1911-1956. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Blatchford, Robert, 1851-1943. Robert Blatchford letter to Miss Ferguson, 1929 Nov. 7. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Blow, Sydney, b. 1878,. Women authors collection, F, 1866-1959. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Armstrong, Anthony, 1897-1976, person
associatedWith Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940. person
associatedWith Blatchford, Robert, 1851-1943. person
associatedWith Blow, Sydney, b. 1878, person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Graves, Charles L. (Charles Larcom), 1856-1944, person
associatedWith Hale, Kathleen, person
associatedWith Hardwick, Mollie, person
associatedWith Henschel, Helen, 1882-1973, person
associatedWith Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. person
associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959, person
associatedWith Knox, E. V. (Edmund Valpy), 1881-1971, person
associatedWith Lloyd, Alice, 1873-1949, person
associatedWith Lucas, E. V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938, person
correspondedWith Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951 person
associatedWith Osborn, E. B. (Edward Bolland), 1867-1938, person
associatedWith Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline, 1867- person
associatedWith Rose, Clarkson, person
associatedWith Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936. person
associatedWith Stern, G. B. (Gladys Bronwyn), 1890-1973. person
associatedWith Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982, person
associatedWith Troubridge, Una Vincenzo, Lady, 1887-1963, person
associatedWith West, Rebecca, 1892-1983. person
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Women authors, English--Correspondence
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Birth 1893

Death 1957

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