Lucy Poate Stebbins

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-11-1886

Died: 01-30-1958

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

STEBBINS, LUCY POATE.  Appointed for the preparation of a book on English women novelists of the 19th century, with the object of determining the relationship between their material and social environment and the character of their work; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1944.

Born March 11, 1886, in England. Education:  Fredonia Normal School, Diploma, 1904.

Public school teacher of English, 1905–1910; Oberlaender Fellow, 1938.

Publications:  Old Adam’s Likeness, 1928; Singing to Sylvia, 1934; Gorgeous Towers, 1934; Exit the Prince, 1935; Morning Glory, 1936; The Golden Carlotta, 1937; Summer Hostess, 1938; Peacock Place, 1939; Enchanted Wanderer: The Life of Carl Maria von Weber  (with R. P. Stebbins), 1940.

 


Son: Richard Poate Stebbins, Guggenheim Fellow in Political Science, 1945