Bertha Augusta Spencer was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois. Bertha Spencer is known for Craftsperson, etcher, educator, writer, lecturer.
Biography Bertha Spencer
Born Paxton, IL. Artist. Craftsman. Lithographer. Teacher. Studied at Kansas State Teacher's College, Columbia University, and art schools in Europe. Taught art at Pittsburg State University
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 1,2,3,4; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951)
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.