Quotes by Alice Morse Earle

About Alice Morse Earle:

Alice Morse Earle was an American historian and author from Worcester, Massachusetts. She was christened Mary Alice by her parents Edwin Morse and Abby Mason Clary. On 15 April 1874, she married Henry Earle of New York, changing her name from Mary Alice Morse to Alice Morse Earle. Her writings, beginning in 1890, focussed on small sociological details rather than grand details, and thus are invaluable for modern social historians. She wrote a number of books on colonial America (and especially the New England region) such as Curious Punishments of Bygone Days.

Author Bio

  • NameAlice Morse Earle
  • DescriptionAmerican historian
  • BornApril 27, 1851
  • DiedFebruary 16, 1911
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionHistorian