Elizabeth Cutter Morrow

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Elizabeth Cutter Morrow, born Elizabeth Reeve Cutter (May 29, 1873 – January 24, 1955) was an American poet in the early 20th century, and she became the first female head of Smith College, acting as college president from 1939 to 1940, but she was never officially granted the title. She was the wife of U.S. Senator Dwight Morrow and the mother of four children, which included Anne Morrow Lindbergh, distinguished American author and wife of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh.

She was also the daughter of Charles Long Cutter and Annie. She graduated from Smith College in 1896.[1]

Selected works[edit]

  • The Painted Pig (1930) (Illustrated by Rene D'Harnoncourt)
  • Quatrains for My Daughter (1931)
  • Casa Mañana (1932) (Illustrated by William Spratling)
  • The Rabbit's Nest (1940)
  • Shannon (1940) (Illustrated by Helen Torrey)


External links[edit]

  • Morrow House A Dormitory at Smith College named in her honor.
  • Cutter House Another Dormitory at Smith College named in her honor.