Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
Scope and Contents
The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
- Creation: 1835 - 2000
- Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1879-1958) was an American author and social reformer. Fisher was a strong advocate for women's rights, introduced the Montessori method of child-rearing to the United States, and presided over the first adult education in the United States. Fisher is best known for her novel Middlemarch. Fisher was awarded an honorary degree from Middlebury College.
From the Series: 20 Boxes
Language of Materials