Mary Ellen Bamford
Mary Ellen Bamford (10 December 1857 – 21 May 1946) was an American author from Healdsburg, California.
The daughter of Doctor William Bamford and Cornelia Elizabeth Rand, her parents were pioneer settlers. Mary was educated in public schools in Oakland, California then spent four years working as an assistant in the Oakland Free Public Library.
Her books included:
- Up and Down the Brooks. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. (1889)
- Her Twenty Heathen. Pilgrim Press.
- My Land and Water Friends. D. Lothrop & Co. (1886)
- The Look About Club. D. Lothrop & Co. (1887)
- Second Year of the Look About Club. D. Lothrop & Co.
- Janet and Her Father. Congregational S.S. & Pub. Soc. (1891)
- Marie's story. A tale of the days of Louis XIV.. Congregational S.S. & Pub. Soc. (1888)
- Miss Millie's Trying. Hunt & Eaton. (1892)
- Number One or Number Two. Hunt & Eaton. (1891)
- A Piece of Kitty Hunter's Life. Hunt & Eaton. (1890)
- Father Lambert's family : a story of old-time France. Phillips & Hunt. (1888)
- Thoughts of My Dumb Neighbors. Phillips & Hunt. (1887)
- Eleanor and I. Congregational S.S. & Pub. Soc. (1891)
- Talks by Queer Folks. D. Lothrop Co.
- Jessie's Three Resolutions. Am. Bap. Pub. Soc. (1894)
- In Editha's Days. Am. Baptist Pub. Soc. (1894)
- Three Roman Girls. Am. Baptist Pub. Soc. (1893)
- Out of the Triangle: a Story of the Far East. D.C. Cook Pub. Co. (1898)
- Ti: A Story of San Francisco's Chinatown. D.C. Cook Co. (1899)
- The Denby Children at the Fair. D.C. Cook Co.
- Leonard, John William, ed. (1914), Woman's Who's Who of America: A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Women of the United States and Canada, 1914-1915, New York: American Commonwealth Company, p. 72.
- Works by Mary Ellen Bamford at Project Gutenberg
- Works by Mary Bamford in the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)
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