Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1871-1956) US author, initially of children's books, some of them depicting life in versions of New Harmony, the town of her birth being named after the communitarian Utopia New Harmony created by her grandfather Robert Owen (1771-1858). Seth Way: A Romance of the New Harmony Community (1917) is a fictionalized (and fantasticated) biography of an experimental Scientist and early resident of New Harmony, Indiana, which had been purchased by Owen in 1825 from an earlier utopian society. Her children's books are not listed. [JC]
Caroline Dale Parke Snedeker
born New Harmony, Indiana: 23 March 1871
died Bay St Louis, Mississippi: 22 January 1956
works (highly selected)
- Seth Way: A Romance of the New Harmony Community (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917) [hb/]
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