Emma Steer Speed Sampson
(1868 - 1947)
Emma Steer Speed Sampson was active/lived in Kentucky, Virginia. Emma Sampson is known for painting, juvenile fiction writing and illustration.
Emma Speed was born in Kentucky, and originally set out to be an artist; she studied in Paris for two years, and also at the Art Students League in New York. She married Henry Aylett Sampson; they moved to Richmond, Virginia. It was there that she began her literary career at the age of 45.
She produced a series of books for younger readers titled Miss Minerva. She also worked as a columnist at The Richmond Times Dispatch, and served on the State Board of Motion Picture Censors.
Following is a list of the Miss Minerva books by Emma Sampson:
Billy and the Manor 1918, 286 pgs
Miss Minerva's Baby 1920, 320 pgs
Miss Minerva on the Old Plantation 1923, 3 ... Displaying 750 of 1814 characters.