Guide to the Papers of Hester O'Neill, 1886 - 1991Manuscript MS-1149

Biography

Hester O'Neill was born February 18, 1908. She graduated from Northwestern University in 1929. Beginning in 1947, O'Neill applied her love of Dartmouth to the research and writing of a historical novel about the college. She is also responsible for a series of children's "Picture Story of..." books focusing on various geographical areas, including several on Scandinavian countries. O'Neill enjoyed travel-based research as well as biographical research.

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