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us: Woolley, Catherine

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1904-08-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2005-07-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Truro (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Passaic (N.J.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Truro (Mass.)
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Children's literature
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Women authors
      • Additonal Related Forms

        • us: Thayer, Jane, 1904-2005
      • Sources

        • found: Her Ginnie and Geneva, 1988, c1948: CIP t.p. (Catherine Woolley)
        • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Woolley, Catherine; usage: Catherine Woolley, Jane Thayer; b. 1904, Jane Thayer is the pen name of Catherine Woolley)
        • found: New York times WWW site, Aug. 1, 2005 (in obituary published July 28: Catherine Woolley; b. in Chicago; d. Saturday [July 23, 2005], Truro, Mass., aged 100; wrote 87 children's books under her own name and the pen name Jane Thayer)
        • found: Something About the Author (Online), accessed December 24, 2015: Vol.166 (2006) "Woolley, Catherine,1904-2005 (Jane Thayer)". Obituary Notice. (Born August 11, 1904, in Chicago, IL; died July 23, 2005, in Truro, MA. Author. Woolley was a prolific author of children's books written under her name and the pseudonym Jane Thayer)
        • found: New York Times, via WWW, December 24, 2015: "Catherine Woolley, Author, Dies at 100," by The Associated Press, July 28, 2005 (Truro, Mass., July 27 - Catherine Woolley, who wrote 87 children's books under her own name and the pen name Jane Thayer, died on Saturday [July 23, 2005], at her home here. She was 100 ... For older children, Ms. Woolley used her real name on books like the "Ginnie and Geneva" series, about the adventures of two girls. She used her grandmother's name on the many picture books she wrote for younger readers. Her first book, "I Like Trains," was published in 1944; her last, "Writing for Children," in 1989 ... Born in Chicago, Ms. Woolley grew up in Passaic, N.J., then attended Barnard College and the University of California, Los Angeles ...) {}
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