Papers of Dorothy Canfield Fisher, 1906-1958.


Papers of Dorothy Canfield Fisher, 1906-1958.

In letters, 1906 and n.d., to John O'Hara Cosgrave she accepts an invitation, comments on her summer and lack of productive work, mentions popular acclaim for two of her books, and sends him a tract she has written. She turns down an invitation to speak from Mr. Gretchell and recommends Sarah Cleghorn instead. Letters, 1948-1958, to A. Robinson Shipherd discuss an index for "Vermont Tradition" and the value of rewriting, and mention her blindness. A letter to Will Orton Tewson mentions a review of "Her Son's Wife." She also sends an autograph to Glen Walton Blodgett and thanks a Miss Lave for suggesting a topic for a novel in a letter written from her home for refugee children that also expresses her anxiety about World War I.

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Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 (person)

Dorothy Canfield Fisher (February 17, 1879 – November 9, 1958) was an educational reformer, social activist, and best-selling American author in the early 20th century. She strongly supported women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education. Eleanor Roosevelt named her one of the ten most influential women in the United States. In addition to bringing the Montessori method of child-rearing to the U.S., she presided over the country's first adult education program and shaped literary taste...

Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1866-1947, (person)

Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 (person)

American author who wrote poetry, short fiction, novels, essays; interested in many social issues including socialism, pacifism,and working conditions of laborers. From the description of Letters of Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn [manuscript], 1915-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874776 Cleghorn was an author and poet. From the description of Papers, 1936-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007193 ...

Shipherd, Henry Robinson, 1879- (person)

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Blodgett, Glen Walton (person)

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Tewson, Will Orton, 1877-1947, (person)