CLARKE, Annie Barber

CLARKE, Annie Barber (born Annie Leland Barber). Deerfield MA 9.6.1861 —19.11.1956. U.S. Student of Indology. Daughter of Henry Barber and Elizabeth Pratt. Studied in 1883-86 at Harvard Annex for women (now Radcliffe College), learned Sanskrit under Lanman. A.M. 1891. For five years worked as research assistant of Henry Clarke Warren. Teacher at Parsons School in Greenfield MA and at Miss Brown’s School in New York City. Married 1901 Ward R. Clarke, a Unitarian minister, children. Living in Diver, New Hampshire, she was active in women’s suffrage. Then, after some times in Oklahoma and Vermont they returned to Cambridge in 1944. Her papers (including poetic translations from Sanskrit) she left to Radcliffe College.

Publications: Nothing found.

Sources: Brief account in;; A. Venkatkrishnan, “The Sanskrit Students of Radcliffe College”.

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