Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Willard, Frances Elizabeth, and Mary A. Livermore, eds. A Woman of the Century: Fourteen Hundred-Seventy Biographical Sketches Accompanied by Portraits of Leading American Women in All Walks of Life. Buffalo, NY, Chicago, and New York: Moulton, 1893. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968. New York: Gordon Press, 1975. Tokyo: Athena Press, 2008. Rev. ed. As: American Women: Fifteen Hundred Biographies With Over 1,400 Portraits: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of the Lives and Achievements of American Women During the Nineteenth Century. 2 vols., New York, Chicago, and Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, 1897.
NOT:=reference, history. International Dictionary incorrectly states 470, not 1470. Another encyclopedic compilation associated with the occasion of the World's Columbian Exposition. Willard and Livermore were active participants in mutual multibiography at this period. Willard is author of How to Win: A Book for Girls (New York: Funk & Wagnalls; Chicago: Women's Temperance, 1886).
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