Woolsey, Sarah Chauncey (pseud. Susan Coolidge) (F)

b. 29 January 1835. d. 9 April 1905. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Children’s writer, poet, editor. Pseudonym: “Susan Coolidge.” Unmarried. Born in Cleveland, Ohio. Family moved to New Haven, Connecticut, in 1855. Educated at a boarding school and then the Select Family School in Hanover, New Hampshire. Close friends with Helen Hunt Jackson, with whom Woolsey worked as a nurse during the Civil War. Author of the *What Katy Did* series. Poetry volumes include *Verses* (1880), *A Few More Verses* (1889), *Last Verses* (1906). Biographical information: *ANB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Little Alix. A Story of the Children’s Crusade 1888-11 Atalanta Poet 1834