1855–1938

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 9, 1855, Kit­te­ry Point, Maine.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 9, 1938, Car­roll, New Hamp­shire.

Buried: Cam­bridge Ce­me­te­ry, Cam­bridge, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Willis was ed­u­cat­ed at the La­tin School, Ha­rvard Un­i­ver­si­ty (grad­u­at­ed 1878), and Bos­ton Un­i­ver­si­ty (LLB 1881).

He in­i­tial­ly prac­ticed law, but af­ter a short while moved in­to li­ter­a­ry ef­forts full time.

Works

Allen con­trib­ut­ed piec­es to the At­lan­tic Month­ly, Cen­tu­ry, Scrib­ner’s, Har­per’s, Lip­pin­cott’s, Mun­sey’s and the North Am­er­i­can Re­view.

He al­so ed­it­ed The Cot­tage Hearth Ma­ga­zine, The Well­spring and Our Sun­day Af­ter­noon (1881–93).

His oth­er works in­clude:

Sources

Lyrics

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Allen (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?