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O’Neill, Hester, 1908-



  • Existence: 1908-


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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Hester O'Neill papers

Identifier: MS-1149
Date(s): 1886 to 1991

Hester O’Neill, author. Born in 1908. Consist of financial documents, correspondence, manuscripts and drafts, clippings, photographs and travel documents as well as research material documenting her extensive biographical and geographical research for use in her writing of geographical children's books.

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