Field, Rachel, 1894-1942Alternative names
Rachel Field, author, studied playwriting at Radcliffe, 1914-1918. She wrote plays, children's books, poetry, and novels. She received the Newberry medal for children's literature (1929) and the National Award for Fiction (1935).
From the description of Papers, 1845-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008513
Rachel Field, American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction.
From the guide to the Rachel Field collection, 1917-1942, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
Field was the author of poems, children's stories, and plays.
From the description of Papers, 1924-1930 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007280
Epithet: children's author
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000031
American poet, novelist, children's writer.
From the description of Papers of Rachel Field [manuscript], 1933-1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647875672
From the description of Papers of Rachel Field, 1933-1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34336575
Field was educated at Radcliffe College. She was a poet and novelist and noted particularly for her children's fiction. Field was married to Arthur Pederson.
From the description of Rachel Field papers 1920?-1929? (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 68906445
Author; studied playwriting as special student at Radcliffe College, 1914-1918, with George Pierce Baker, founder of the "47 Workshop." Wrote plays, including The Sentimental Scarecrow and Three Pills in a Bottle, children's books, poetry, and novels. Hitty: Her First Hundred Years, received the Newberry medal in 1929. Her novel, All This and Heaven Too (1938) was made into a movie starring Bette Davis and Charles Boyer.
Field was married in 1935 to Arthur Pederson. She received honorary degrees from the University of Maine and from Colby College in 1938.
From the description of Papers, 1924-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007059
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|American poetry--20th century|
|Authors, American--20th century|
|American fiction--Women authors|
|American literature--20th century|
|Children's books--United States|