Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

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Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian.

Career overview[edit]

She was born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles Wharton and Mary McLanahan Boggs. She was educated at a private school in Philadelphia. She devoted herself chiefly to the study of the social history of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods of the United States, wrote a number of books and magazine articles in this field, and was chosen historian of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.


Her publications include:

  • St. Bartholomew's Eve (1866)
  • The Wharton Family (1880)
  • Through Colonial Doorways (1893)
  • Colonial Days and Dames (1894)
  • A Last Century Maid (1895)
  • Life of Martha Washington (1897)
  • Heirlooms in Miniatures (1897)
  • Salons Colonial and Republican (1900)
  • Social Life in the Early Republic (1902)
  • An English Honeymoon (1908)
  • Italian Days and Ways (1908)[1]
  • In Château Land (1911)
  • A Rose of Old Quebec (1913)
  • English Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans (1915)
  • In Old Pennsylvania Towns (1920)


  1. ^ Göttinger Digitalisierungszentrum: Seitenansicht at

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