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Millin, Sarah Gertrude, 1889-1968


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  • Fuller Name

    • Sarah Gertrude Liebson
  • Variants

    • us: Millin, Philip, Mrs., 1889-1968
    • us: Liebson, Sarah Gertrude, 1889-1968
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    • Millin, Sarah Gertrude Liebson, 1889-1968
  • Sources

    • found: The dark river, 1919:title page (Sarah Gertrude Millin)
    • found: OCLC, Sept. 25, 2007(hdgs.: Millin, Sarah Gertrude Liebson, 1889-1968; Millin, Sarah Gertrude; usage: Sarah Gertrude Liebson Millin; Sarah Gertrude Millin)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 25, 2007(Sarah Gertrude Millin, née Liebson; husband, Philip Millin, was a judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa)
    • found: God's stepchildren, 1924:title page (Sarah Gertrude Millin)
    • found: General Smuts, 1936:title page (Sarah Gertrude Millin)
    • found: Jewish Women's Archive, via WWW, June 4, 2015(Sarah Gertrude Millin, 1889-1968; Sarah Gertrude Liebson was born in Zagar, Lithuania on March 19, 1889; five months later her parents, Isaiah and Olga, immigrated to South Africa and the family settled in Beaconsfield near Kimberley; after matriculating at Kimberley High School for Girls in 1904 she studied music in Kimberley; she obtained a piano teacher's certificate but never practiced that career; on December 1, 1912 she married Philip Millin and they settled in Johannesburg; Philip, a lawyer who later became a judge of the Supreme Court, encouraged her literary ambitions; the Dark River appeared in 1919; she produced sixteen more novels, two major biographies, two autobiographies, six war diaries, a volume of short stories, a collection of essays and a sociological account of South Africa; in 1952 the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Literature on Sarah Gertrude Millin; she died in Johannesburg on July 6, 1968)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 4, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Millin, Sarah Gertrude; Sarah Gertrude Liebson; fiction writer; born 03 March 1888 in Zagar, Lithuania; wrote the biographies of Cecil Rhodes (1933) and Jan Smuts (1936) and nonfiction work on South African society (1919-1965); published her novels God's Stepchildren (1924) and The Wizard Bird (1962); visited the United States and was a houseguest of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt (1930); supported the Nationalist Party; her work was popular in South Africa (1940s-1950s); avid supporter of white Rhodesians; died 1968 in presumably in South Africa)
  • LC Classification

    • PR9369.3.M54
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    • 1980-02-08: new
    • 2015-08-27: revised
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