Katherine Dunlap Cather
[Kittie] , 1877? - 1926
Katherine "Kittie" Dunlap Cather (b. 1877?, Navarre, Ohio) was an American children's author whose books have an educational focus. Her works include Pan and His Pipes: and Other Tales for Children (1916), Boyhood Stories of Famous Men (1920), Girlhood Stories of Famous Women (1924) and Educating By Story-Telling - Showing the Value Of Story-Telling As an Educational Tool For the Use Of All Workers With Children (1918). Her writing displays a consistent interest in music and musical composers.
The only biographical information about Cather that could be found was from Find a Grave.com. This estimates her birth date as 1877 and claims she was the daughter of Elizabeth Crossland and Felix Dunlap, the latter of whom died before she was three. Cather moved to San Jose, California, and eventually became a teacher and children's author. She married Oliver C. Cather, who died in 1903. Cather herself died in New York in 1926, aged approximately forty-nine.
Find a Grave (accessed: December 1, 2020),
biblio.co.uk (accessed: December 1, 2020),
goodreads.com (accessed: December 1, 2020).
Bio prepared by Robin Diver, University of Birmingham, RSD253@student.bham.ac.uk
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