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Henderson, Alice Corbinlocked

(16 April 1881–18 July 1949)
  • H. Allen Anderson

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Henderson, Alice Corbin (16 April 1881–18 July 1949), poet and author, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Fillmore Mallory Corbin and Lulu Hebe. After her mother died from tuberculosis in 1884, Alice moved frequently among family members. Educated in schools in Illinois, Missouri, and Virginia, she became at an early age enamored with the works of Victorian English and American poets. Her first book of poems, ...

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