Olive E. Dana Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of Olive E. Dana consist of correspondence, poems, accounts, receipts, book reviews, short stories, clippings of articles written for magazines, and newspaper clippings.
- Creation: 1877-1969
- Dana, Olive E. (Person)
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Olive E. Dana was born in Augusta, Maine on Dec. 24, 1859 and died in 1904. She resided all her life in Augusta, graduated from the high school there in 1877, and in the same year began to write for the press. Except when incapacitated by illness, she was a constant contributor, in both prose and verse, to many of the literary and religious publications of that time. She wrote articles on home topics and reviews, biographical sketches, and short stories. She was a frequent writer to the columns of the Journal of Education, the Cottage Hearth, Good Housekeeping, Portland Transcript, Illustrated Christian Weekly, and others.
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Margaret Coffin.
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