Clipped From The Philadelphia Inquirer
OBITUARY MRS. A..E.BLANCHARD Books for Girls snd Poems Came from Her Pen Mrs. Amy E. Blauchard, p,.et and author of books for girls, died Monday tit her summer home on liuilev Island Maine. .She was a sister of Mrs. M. C. Pearson, of 714 Cresheiiu road, mid lived in Philadelphia fur a number ot years witu .Miss Ida Waugh, an artist. Miss Blanchard. who at the time of ner ueatn was in her seventy-second year, was born in Baltimore, In Unit city sue mugni scnooi wntie siuuvmg' art. She begun writing In JIS8I. jir first work, "Holly Berries,'' being in collaboration with Miss Waugh. Kor many years she lived in Washington where she became a popular writer ot gins uooks. Among her better known stories were "Four Corners," "Camp Kire," "Miss Vanity," and "The Awakening of Martha." Several of her short stories and poems received priaes. The home in which she and Miss Waugh remained for many years was a gathering place for authors. Miss C. I'.lani hard was a member of the Authors' League and the Pen-Women's Club. Her sister, several nieces and nephews survive.