Andover Author - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

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She was a prolific author, having written 57 books. Her books are held in a special author collection in the Andover Room.
She was a prolific author, having written 57 books. Her books are held in a special author collection in the Andover Room.
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Revision as of 20:26, March 13, 2012

Mary Gray Phelps was born on August 31, 1844. After her mother died Mary Gray took her mother's name: Elizabeth Stuart. She was educated in Andover at the Abbot Female Seminary. She championed the working class and worked to improved conditions for them.

She was a prolific author, having written 57 books. Her books are held in a special author collection in the Andover Room.








--Eleanor 15:46, March 13, 2012 (EDT)

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