Notable American Women, 1607-1950

Notable American Women, 1607-1950

A Biographical Dictionary

Book - 1971
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Harvard University Press

This superb biographical dictionary covers the lives of exceptional women throughout three and a half centuries of American history. Here are artists, lawyers, reformers, educators, entrepreneurs, physicists, writers, pioneers, presidents' ladies, film stars. Here are those known for their deeds and those famed for their looks--the genteel and the disreputable, the highborn and slave-born. Here are the famous in all areas of endeavor--names like Ruth Benedict, Jane Addams, Willa Cather, Isadora Duncan, Carole Lombard, Sojourner Truth, Pocahontas, Texas Guinan, the Everleigh sisters, Carrie Nation, Amelia Earhart. Here also are many names rescued from obscurity.

Baker & Taylor
Contains biographical sketches of women whose achievements have contributed to the nation's history

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971
ISBN: 9780674627314
Branch Call Number: 920 N843
Characteristics: 3 v. 27 cm


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