Williams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953

Williams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953



Ben Ames Williams was born in 1889, in Macon, Mississippi. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1910. From 1910-1916, he worked as a journalist for the "Boston American" concurrently writing and submitting short stories to magazines. He published his first short story around 1914, his first novel in 1919. A prolific writer, Williams published thirty-eight novels and nearly 400 short stories in his lifetime. He died after the completion of his final novel "The Unconquered" in 1953.

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Ben Ames Williams papers

Identifier: ML-32
Date(s): 1914 to 1950

Ben Ames Williams (1889-1953), author. Dartmouth College Class of 1910. Consist of manuscripts of novels, short stories and nonfictional works (some unpublished)as well as maps and correspondence.