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Thomson, Mortimer, 1831-1875

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Fanny Fern and Ethel Parton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00117
Abstract Author, journalist, columnist, children's author, and humorist. Sara Payson Willis wrote for several small Boston magazines under the name Fanny Fern; numerous newspapers soon published her pieces. She had a regular weekly column in the New York Ledger and was one of the first woman columnists. Ethel Parton, granddaughter of Sara Willis and James Parton, worked as a writer and literary assistant, and at age 70 began writing children's books. Materials include extensive writings,...
Dates of Materials: 1805-1982