Correspondence between novelist Elizabeth Corbett (b. 1887, Aurora, Ill., d. 1981, New York, NY) and Laura Burmeister; includes
Elizabeth Corbett was born in Aurora, Illinois in 1887 and lived with her family in the Northwestern Branch of the National
Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Milwaukeer. She was awarded a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1910,
where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Corbett wrote a series of popular historical or period novels. Her books were especially
popular among women. She died January 24, 1981 at age 93.
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