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Margaret Munson

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Employment History

  • Assistant Editor
    Christian Intelligencer
  • Editor, Young People
    Harper
  • Editor, Bazaar
    Harper
  • Literary Adviser
    Harper
  • Editor
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Why Men Are...the online magazine for women!
www.whymenare.com, 9 June 2001 [cached]
Born Margaret Munson on February 22, 1838 in New Rochelle, New York, she was born into a deeply religious family.While she didn 't have many educational advantages, so far as school life was concerned, Margaret had a well-rounded education provided at home.She undoubtedly had an inborn talent for writing and literary work, yet she was also careful to cultivated her talent as she matured.When she was still quite young, Margaret became a contributor to the leading periodicals of her day, and her first work, "Little Janney", was published in 1855 when she was only seventeen years old.This story won her a commission to write 100 juvenile stories to accompany a series of drawings.
In 1858 Margaret married George Sangster and gave up her writing career until after his death in 1871.After her husband 's death, Margaret once again turned to writing and contributed several pieces to the "Hearth and Home".She soon became editor of that magazine 's children 's page and then assistant editor of the magazine, a post she held until 1875.
While she edited "Hearth and Home" Margaret still contributed articles to other magazines, especially essays and letters written for young girls on the Christian life.Margaret felt a call to be a role model to girls as a Christian leader.In 1875 she went on to become editor of "Christian at Work" and stayed with this position for six years.After this she spent the next nine years as assistant editor of the "Christian Intelligencer".For part of this time she also editor of "Harper 's Young People", which was a new periodical.In 1889, Margaret took on the job as editor of "Harper 's Bazaar", where she remained until the magazine failed in 1899.
Historical Biography: Margaret E. Sangster
www.essortment.com, 30 Sept 2011 [cached]
Margaret was born Margaret Munson on February 22, 1838 in New Rochelle, New York into a deeply religious family.
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In 1858 Margaret married George Sangster and gave up her writing career until after his death in 1871.
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After her husbands death, Margaret once again turned to writing and contributed several pieces to the "Hearth and Home". Soon she became editor of that magazine's children's page and then assistant editor of the magazine, a post she held until 1875.
While she edited "Hearth and Home" Margaret still contributed articles to other magazines, especially essays and letters written for young girls on the Christian life. Margaret felt a call to be a role model to girls as a Christian leader. In 1875 she went on to become editor of "Christian at Work" and stayed with this position for six years. After this she spent the next nine years as assistant editor of the "Christian Intelligencer". For part of this time she also editor of "Harper's Young People", which was a new periodical. In 1889, Margaret took on the job as editor of "Harper's Bazaar", where she remained until the magazine failed in 1899.
EasyHomeschooling: Author's Biographies (Vintage and classic)
www.easyhomeschooling.com, 4 April 2003 [cached]
(1838-1912) Born in New Rochelle, New York, on February 22, 1838, Margaret Munson was an avid reader from an early age.She turned easily to writing, and her first published story, "Little Janey" (1855), won her a commission to write 100 juvenile stories to accompany a series of illustrations.In 1858 she married George Sangster and gave up her writing career until after his death in 1871.She then contributed several pieces to Hearth and Home and in 1873 succeeded Mary Mapes Dodge as editor of that magazine's children's page.A short time later she became assistant editor of the magazine, a post she held until it ceased publication in 1875.She continued to write for other periodicals, especially essays and letters reflecting her belief that she had a "mission to girlhood" to be a Christian leader.She became editor of the family page of the Christian Intelligencer in 1876 and subsequently became a literary adviser to the publishing firm of Harper & Brothers, editing the "Little Postmistress" department of Harper's Young People from 1882 to 1889.
~Columnist's Corner~
www.neatwomeninc.com, 21 Feb 2001 [cached]
Born Margaret Munson on February 22 , 1838 in New Rochelle , New York , she was born into a deeply religious family.While she didn't have many educational advantages , so far as school life was concerned , Margaret had a well-rounded education provided at.She undoubtedly had an inborn talent for writing and literary work , yet she was also careful to cultivate her talent as she matured.
When she was still quite young , Margaret became a contributor to the leading periodicals of her day , and her first work , Little Janney , was published in 1855 when she was only seventeen years old.This story won her a commission to write 100 juvenile stories to accompany a series of drawings.
In 1858 Margaret married George Sangster and gave up her writing career until after his death in 1871.After her husband's death , Margaret once again turned to writing and contributed several pieces to the Hearth and Home.She soon became editor of that magazine's children's page and then assistant editor of the magazine , a post she held until 1875.
While she edited Hearth and Home Margaret still contributed articles to other magazines , especially essays and letters written for young girls on the Christian life.Margaret felt a call to be a role model to girls as a Christian leader.In 1875 she went on to become editor of Christian at Work and stayed with this position for six years.After this she spent the next nine years as assistant editor of the Christian Intelligencer.For part of this time she also editor of Harper's Young People , which was a new periodical.In 1889 , Margaret took on the job as editor of Harper's Bazaar , where she remained until the magazine failed in 1899.
Women's History: Infotainment Center
www.interreks.com, 3 May 2001 [cached]
Born Margaret Munson on February 22 , 1838 in New Rochelle , New York , she was born into a deeply religious family.While she didn 't have many educational advantages , so far as school life was concerned , Margaret had a well-rounded education provided at.She undoubtedly had an inborn talent for writing and literary work , yet she was also careful to cultivated her talent as she matured.When she was still quite young , Margaret became a contributor to the leading periodicals of her day , and her first work , Little Janney , was published in 1855 when she was only seventeen years old.This story won her a commission to write 100 juvenile stories to accompany a series of drawings.
In 1858 Margaret married George Sangster and gave up her writing career until after his death in 1871.After her husband 's death , Margaret once again turned to writing and contributed several pieces to the Hearth and Home.She soon became editor of that magazine 's children 's page and then assistant editor of the magazine , a post she held until 1875.
While she edited Hearth and Home Margaret still contributed articles to other magazines , especially essays and letters written for young girls on the Christian life.Margaret felt a call to be a role model to girls as a Christian leader.In 1875 she went on to become editor of Christian at Work and stayed with this position for six years.After this she spent the next nine years as assistant editor of the Christian Intelligencer.For part of this time she also editor of Harper 's Young People , which was a new periodical.In 1889 , Margaret took on the job as editor of Harper 's Bazaar , where she remained until the magazine failed in 1899.
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