Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915

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Anna Harriette Leonowens (born Anna Harriet Emma Edwards;[1] 5 November 1831 – 19 January 1915) was an Anglo-Indian or Indian-born English[2] travel writer, educator and social activist. She became well-known with the publication of her memoirs, beginning with The English Governess at the Siamese Court (1870), which chronicled her experiences in Siam (modern Thailand), as teacher to the children of the Siamese King Mongkut.
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creatorOf Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1834-1914. 880-01 <>. Mahidol University, test
referencedIn Landon, Kenneth Perry, 1903-. Papers, 1824-2000 (bulk 1927-1990). Wheaton College, Buswell Memorial Library
creatorOf Anna Harriette Leonowens papers, 1872-1888 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. Papers, 1781-1984. Indiana University
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Landon, Margaret, 1903-1993. Anna and the king of Siam : literary manuscripts, circa 1944. Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Ford, Gordon Lester, 1823-1891 person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
correspondedWith Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Landon, Kenneth Perry, 1903- person
associatedWith Landon, Margaret, 1903-1993. person
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Women teachers--New York (State)--New York
Educators--New York (State)--New York--19th century


Birth 1831-11-26

Death 1915-01-19




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