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Elizabeth Seaver Helfman, American writer. Member Authors Guild, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Golden Kite nonfiction award 1982).

Background

Helfman, Elizabeth Seaver was born on August 1, 1911 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Henry Morse and Alice Van York (Wentworth) Seaver.

Education

AB, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1933. Master of Arts, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1934. Postgraduate, Bank St. College Education, New York City, 1939.

Career

Teacher Branson School, Ross, California, 1934-1935, Metairie Park Country Day Science, New Orleans, 1935-1937, Thomas School, Rowayton, Connecticut, 1939-1941, Community School, Brooklyn, 1942-1946, 58-59. Editor teaching guide NewsTime Scholastic Magazines, New York City, 1959-1968.

Works

Membership

Member Authors Guild, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Golden Kite nonfiction award 1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, tai chi.

Connections

Married Harry Cohen Helfman, September 17, 1942 (deceased June 1995). 1 child, Robert Warner.

father:
Henry Morse Seaver

mother:
Alice Van York (Wentworth) Seaver

spouse:
Harry Cohen Helfman

child:
Robert Warner Helfman