Astronomer, Activist (1-Aug-1818 28-Jun-1889)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Henry Albers. Maria Mitchell: A Life in Journals and Letters. Clinton Corners, NY: College Avenue Press. 2001. 370pp.
Erick Berry. Stars in My Pocket: A Novel Based on Events in the Life of Maria Mitchell, America's First Woman Astronomer. New York City: John Day Co.. 1960. 190pp.
Margaret Moore Booker. Among the Stars: The Life of Maria Mitchell, Astronomer, Educator, Women's Rights Activist. Nantucket, MA: Mill Hill Press. 2007. 621pp.
Helen Wright. Sweeper in the Sky: The Life of Maria Mitchell, First Woman Astronomer in America. New York: Macmillan. 1949. 253pp.
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- Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.783)
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- Webster's American Biographies (p.726)
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