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CAMPBELL, Helen Stuart, author, born in Lockport, New York, 4 July, 1839. She attended school in Warren, Rhode Island, and from 1850 until 1858 at Mrs. Cook's seminary, Bloomfield, New Jersey She began to contribute sketches to the magazines and newspapers at an early age, and devoted her attention largely to housekeeping on a basis of scientific common sense. She has also studied carefully the problem of the poor in great cities and elsewhere, and has contributed valuable papers, drawn from personal experience, to current publications. Her novels are all written in an earnest spirit, and are yet full of touches of wit and pathos. From 1881 till 1884 she was literary editor of "The Continent" (Philadelphia). Her published books are" " The Ainslee Series" (New York, 1864-'7)" "His Grandmothers" (1877)" " Six Sinners" (1878)" " Unto the Third and Fourth Generation" (1880)" " The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" (1881)" "The Problem of the Poor" (1882)" " The American Girl's Home-Book of Work and Play" (1883);" Under Green Apple-Boughs" (1883)" "The What-to-do Club" (Boston, 1884)" " Mrs. Herndon's Income" (1885)" and "Miss Melinda's Opportunity" (1886). She began in the New York "Tribune," in October, 188???(;, a series of articles on the working-women of New York.
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