Ralph Henry Barbour

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Ralph Henry Barbour
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Born (1870-11-13)November 13, 1870
Died February 19, 1944(1944-02-19) (aged 73)
Language English
Nationality American
Genre young adult fiction

Ralph Henry Barbour (Also wrote, with L.H. Bickford, as Richard Stillman Powell)(November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys.

Biography[edit]

Over his career, Barbour produced more than 100 novels as well as a number of short stories.

Works Include[edit]

  • The Half-Back, 1899
  • For the Honor of the School: A Story of School Life and Interscholastic Sport, 1900
  • Captain of the Crew, 1901
  • Behind the Line: A Story of College Life and Football, 1902
  • Weatherby's Inning, 1903
  • The Arrival of Jimpson and Other Stories for Boys About Boys, 1904
  • On Your Mark!, 1904
  • Kitty of the Roses, 1905 (?)
  • An Orchard Princess, 1905
  • A Maid in Arcady 1906
  • Four Afoot, 1906
  • Holly: The Romance of a Southern Girl, 1907
  • The Crimson Sweater, 1907 (?)
  • Tom, Dick and Harriet, 1907
  • Harry's Island, 1908
  • Forward Pass, 1908
  • My Lady of the Fog, 1908 (?)
  • The Half-Back: A Story of School, Football, and Golf, 1909
  • Double Play; A Story of School and Baseball, 1909
  • The Lilac Girl, 1909
  • Captain Chub, 1910
  • Winning His "Y": A Story of School Athletics, 1910
  • The Golden Heart, 1910
  • Kingsford Quarter, 1910
  • The New Boy at Hilltop and Other Stories, 1910
  • Finkler's Field: A Story of School and Baseball, 1911
  • For Yardley: A Story of Track and Field, 1911
  • Joyce of the Jasmines, 1911
  • Four in Camp a Story of Summer Adventures in the New Hampshire Woods, 1912
  • Four Afloat Being the Adventures of the Big Four on the Water, 1912
  • Weatherby's Inning, 1912
  • The Harbor of Love, 1912
  • Cupid En Route, 1912 (?)
  • Crofton Chums, 1912 (?)
  • Lady Laughter, 1913
  • Around the End, 1913
  • Partners Three, 1913
  • Left End Edwards, 1914
  • Benton's Venture, 1914 (?)
  • The Brother of a Hero, 1914
  • Heart's Content, 1915
  • Left Tackle Thayer, 1915
  • The Secret Play, 1915
  • The Lucky Seventh, 1915 (?)
  • The Purple Pennant, 1916
  • Left Guard Gilbert, 1916
  • Center Rush Rowland, 1917 (?)
  • The Adventure Club Afloat, 1917
  • For the Freedom of the Seas, 1918
  • The Junior Trophy, 1918
  • Full-Back Foster, 1919
  • Joan of the Island, 1920 (with H.P. Holt)
  • The Cruise of the Endeavour, or, Fortunes of War, 1921
  • Kick Formation, 1921
  • Metipom's Hostage, 1921 (?)
  • Left Half Harmon, 1921
  • Over Two Seas, 1922
  • Right End Emerson, 1922 (?)
  • The Turner Twins, 1922 (?)
  • Right Tackle Todd, 1924
  • The Fighting Scrub, 1924
  • Spaniard's Cave, 1924
  • Right Half Hollins, 1925
  • The Last Play, 1926
  • Bud Pringle, Pirate, 1926
  • Tod Hale on the Crew, 1926
  • Tod Hale at Camp, 1927
  • Tod Hale at Yale, 1927
  • Tod Hale on the Scrub, 1928
  • Hunt Holds the Center, 1928
  • Comrades of the Key, 1928 (?)
  • Substitute Jimmy, 1928
  • Hero of the Camp, 1932
  • The Crew of the "Casco", 1933 (?)
  • Five Points Service, 1935
  • Good Manners for Boys, 1937 (?)
  • How to Play Better Baseball, 1937 (with La Mar Sarra)
  • Hurricane Sands, 1940
  • How to Play Better Basketball, 1941 (with La Mar Sarra)
  • Mystery on the Bayou, 1943 (?)
  • The Common Rocks Determined By Simple Physical Properties, 1946
  • Right End Barbour, ?
  • Quarter-Back Bates, ?
  • The Cub Battery, ?
  • Fourth Down, ?
  • For the Honor of the School  ?
  • The Long Pass, ?
  • Team-Mates, ?
  • Pirates of the Shoals, ?
  • Peril in the Swamp ?
  • Winning His Game, ?
  • Giles of the Mayflower", ?
  • Barry Locke, Half Back, ?
  • Bases Full, ?
  • Center Rush Rowland, ?
  • Skate, Glendale, ?
  • Heading North, ?

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