Author:Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore

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Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore
American writer, photographer and geographer, who became the first female board member of the National Geographic Society; her brother's diplomatic position gave her entree into regions inaccessible to ordinary travelers, leading to many adventures and well-regarded travel books of the East.
Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore


incomplete list

  • Appletons' Guide-book to Alaska and the Northwest Coast (1893) (external scan)
  • Alaska, Its Southern Coast and the Sitkan Archipelago (external scan)
  • Westward to the Far East: a guide to the principal cities of China and Japan with a note on Korea (1892) guidebook (external scan)
  • China, the Long-Lived Empire (1900) (external scan)
  • As the Hague Ordains; journal of a Russian Prisoner's wife in Japan (1914) fiction (external scan)

She also several articles for the National Geographic Magazine.

Works about Scidmore[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1928, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.