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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Katharine Abbott Sanborn (1839–1917)

Sanborn, Katharine Abbott. An American miscellaneous writer and lecturer; born in Hanover, NH, July 11, 1839; died at Metcalf, MA, July 9, 1917. She was professor of English literature in Smith College for several years, and resigned in 1886. Her publications under the name of “Kate Sanborn” include: ‘Home Pictures of English Poets’; the ‘Round Table Series of Literature Lessons’; ‘The Vanity and Insanity of Genius’; ‘A Year of Sunshine’; ‘Adopting an Abandoned Farm’; ‘Abandoning an Adopted Farm’; ‘Old Time Wall Papers.’