WorldCat Identities

Burt, Olive Woolley 1894-1981

Overview
Works: 97 works in 211 publications in 3 languages and 9,587 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.B9456, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Olive Woolley Burt
 
Most widely held works by Olive Woolley Burt
American murder ballads and their stories by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells how she found the songs and gives details of the actual murders, and in some instances supplies the music
Sacajawea by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Shoshoni Indian woman who acted as an interpreter, nurse, and guide for the Lewis and Clark expedition
Negroes in the early West by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of thirteen African American men and two women who were among the first explorers, trappers, soldiers, businessmen, cowboys, and settlers in the "early West."
Luther Burbank, boy wizard by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the boyhood of the botanist who developed or improved many species of fruit, flower, and vegetable, including the potato which bears his name
The Ringling brothers: circus boys by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the boyhood of the five brothers who were founders of a great circus
Brigham Young by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Mormon convert who later became the President of his church and led his people to the Great Salt Lake Valley to establish a large Mormon colony
The first book of copper by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of the history, mining, and manufacturing of copper, one of the oldest metals known to man
John Alden, young Puritan by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Plymouth Colony leader, John Alden, stressing his childhood and his shy courtship of the maid, Priscilla
John Wanamaker: boy merchant by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on the boyhood of the Philadelphian who opened a clothing business in his home town that grew into one of the largest department stores in the country
First woman editor : Sarah J. Hale by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the New Hampshire woman who wrote "Mary Had a Little Lamb," persuaded Lincoln to make Thanksgiving a national holiday, and edited nineteenth-century women's magazines, including Godey's Lady's Book
John Charles Fremont : trail marker of the Old West (January 21, 1813-July 13, 1890) by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of John Charles Fremont whose many careers included those of explorer, soldier, Senator, Governor of the territory of Arizona, and the first Republican candidate for President
The story of American railroads, and how they helped build a nation by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the American railroad and its contribution to the growth and development of the young nation
The first book of salt by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the need for salt, ancient methods of making it, salt in history, and modern saltmaking and mining
Chief Joseph, boy of the Nez Percé by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Nez Percé chief who led his people on a great military retreat in 1877. Concentrates on Joseph's childhood and youth
Black women of valor by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jed Smith, young western explorer by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the boyhood of the man who fulfilled his dream of exploring the vast, unknown areas of the West
Jedediah Smith : fur trapper of the old West by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

6 editions published between 1951 and 1968 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old America comes alive : our restored villages, from colonial Williamsburg to Dodge City by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dozen restored communities and described and illustrated
Ghost towns of the West by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings to life the once-busy and prosperous towns of Tuscarora, Nevada, South Pass City, Wyoming, Winter Quarters, Utah, Antelope, Oregon, and Allensworth, California, whose singular reasons for growth were the very reasons for their deaths
The National Road; how America's vision of a transcontinental highway grew through three centuries to become a reality by Olive Woolley Burt( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of U.S. highway 40 from its early beginnings as a pioneer trail to its present status as a major link between the East and West coasts
 
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Alternative Names
Burt, Olive 1894-

Burt, Olive 1894-1981

Burt, Olive W. 1894-

Burt, Olive W. 1894-1981

Languages
English (82)

Marathi (1)

Thai (1)