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Woman of the Century/Alice Wellington Rollins

ALICE WELLINGTON ROLLINS A woman of the century (page 630 crop).jpgALICE WELLINGTON ROLLINS. ROLLINS, Mrs. Alice Wellington, author, born in Boston, Mass., 12th June, 1847. She is a daughter of Ambrose Wellington, who taught her at home until she was fourteen years old. She then studied in different schools in Boston, and finished with a year of study in Europe. In 1876 she became the wife of Daniel M. Rollins, of New York City. They have one son. Mrs. Rollins has traveled much in Europe, Brazil, Alaska and the United States. For seven years from its commencement she contributed reviews every week to the New York "Critic." She has been a frequent contributor to the " Christian Union," the "Independent," "Lippincott's Magazine," the "Century," the "North American Review," the "Cosmopolitan Magazine," the "Forum," "St Nicholas," "Wide Awake" and "Harper's Young People," "Bazar," "Weekly" and "Magazine." Her published books are: "The Ring of Amethyst," poems (New York. 1878); "The Story of a Ranch" (1885); "All Sorts of Children" (1886); "The Three Tetons" (1887) and "From Palm to Glacier." Her essays on tenement-house life in New York City are crystallized in the form of a novel, "Uncle Tom's Tenement" She has read papers on that subject before various societies and clubs, and has done much to show up the evils of the tenement system in New York City. Her home is a center of culture and refinement.