Chandler, Anna (1890 - 1969)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction

Story-teller, educator and author Anna Curtis Chandler was born in Brunswick, ME. Her family moved to Massachusetts when she was a child. She received her B.A from Wellesley College (1909) and joined the photographic department of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in 1910. She began telling illustrated stories in the lecture hall of the Museum in 1916 to 70,000+ elementary age children every year. She remained at the Museum in the Education Department until 1934, then taught literature at Hunter College.

Selected Bibliography

  • More Magic Pictures Of The Long Ago : Stories Of The People Of Many Lands (1919)
  • Pan the Piper and Other Marvelous Tales (1923)
  • A Voyage to Treasure Land (1929)
  • Story-Lives of Master Artists (1929)
  • Treasure Trails in Art (1937)
  • Famous Mothers and their Children (1938)

Selected Resources