WorldCat Identities

Ross, Ishbel 1897-1975

Overview
Works: 57 works in 231 publications in 1 language and 15,698 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
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The President's wife: Mary Todd Lincoln; a biography by Ishbel Ross( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Todd Lincoln-one of the most remarkable and controversial First Ladies in American history-comes to life in this romantic biography
Angel of the battlefield; the life of Clara Barton by Ishbel Ross( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1965 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography presents the life of the girl who became known as a fearless battlefield nurse during the Civil War and the founder of the American Red Cross
An American family; the Tafts, 1678 to 1964 by Ishbel Ross( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public and private lives and immense achievements of a brilliant and colorful family
First lady of the South : the life of Mrs. Jefferson Davis by Ishbel Ross( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Varina Davis tells of the "early days of her marriage to Jefferson Davis, the controversial figure who would become president of the Confederacy. The story shifts from Washington to Richmond, the years of war, follows their journeying to and fro, in the weeks and months of escape. And then exile --after Jefferson Davis' release from prison."
Grace Coolidge and her era; the story of a President's wife by Ishbel Ross( Book )

13 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimate biography of the wife of the 29th President of the United States with a picture of life and events in the White House during the 1920's
The general's wife : the life of Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant by Ishbel Ross( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perceptive portrait of Julia Dent Grant, the wife of the Civil War general, U.S. Grant
Rebel Rose : life of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate spy by Ishbel Ross( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1992 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adept at political intrigue, this famous Washington hostess spied for the Confederacy, was active in espionage and involved in scandal
Power with grace : the life story of Mrs. Woodrow Wilson by Ishbel Ross( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sympathetic biography of Edith Bolling Wilson centers on her marriage to the twenty-eighth President and the extent of her influence and power following his crippling stroke in 1919
Taste in America by Ishbel Ross( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusades and crinolines : the life and times of Ellen Curtis Demorest and William Jennings Demorest by Ishbel Ross( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author pictures New York City from Civil War years to the Nineties by recounting the careers of the Demorests. Mr. Demorest, a reform editor, ran for Mayor of New York City on the temperance ticket while his wife revolutionized dressmaking through her development of tissue patterns and brought Parisian fashions to the average American woman
Charmers and cranks : twelve famous American women who defied the conventions by Ishbel Ross( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Included are Madame Jumel, Hetty Green, Mrs. Frank Leslie, Margaret and Kate Fox, Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin, Mrs. Jack Gardner, Carry Nation, Nellie Bly, Isadora Duncan, and Aimee Semple McPherson
Sons of Adam, daughters of Eve by Ishbel Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uncrowned queen : life of Lola Montez by Ishbel Ross( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silhouette in diamonds : the life of Mrs. Potter Palmer by Ishbel Ross( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ross goes beyond the legends of Bertha's jewels, clothes, and lavish entertaining to bring to light astonishing facts about the woman herself. Married to Potter Palmer, the millionaire real estate operator who built the Palmer House and helped to develop Chicago in its early days, her drive, ambition and skill sped the restoration of the shattered city after the Chicago fire of 1871
Proud Kate, portrait of an ambitious woman by Ishbel Ross( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies of the press: the story of women in journalism by an insider by Ishbel Ross( Book )

11 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The expatriates by Ishbel Ross( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Child of destiny; the life story of the first woman doctor by Ishbel Ross( Book )

12 editions published between 1949 and 1950 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Elizabeth Blackwell
Journey into light, the story of the education of the blind by Ishbel Ross( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies of the press by Ishbel Ross( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ishbel Ross schrijfster uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (????-1975)

Rae, Ishbel Ross.

Rae, Ishbel Ross 1897-1975

Languages
English (173)