Helen Elliott Bandini

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Helen Elliott Bandini (June 1854 - 1912) was an American writer, primarily of Californian history. [1]


Helen Elliott Bandini was born in Indianapolis and educated in public schools. She came to California in 1874 when her father, Thomas B Elliot, was president of Indiana Colony, which founded Pasadena, California. She married Arturo Bandini who was the author of several books, including Navidad, a description of Christmas in Old California. Bandini came to California in 1874.[1]


She was a writer for newspapers and magazines.


Bandini died in 1912 in Pasadena, California.[1]


  • History of California (Am. Book Co., 1908)
  • The Romance of California History


  1. ^ a b c "Helen Elliot Bandini (1854 - 1912) - Find A Grave Memorial". Find a Grave. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 

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