Katharine Lee Bates

12 August 1859–28 March 1929


Featured Hymns:

America the Beautiful

Collections of Poetry:

The College Beautiful and Other Poems (1887: PDF)
Sunshine, and Other Verses for Children (1890: HathiTrust)
"The Funeral of Phillips Brooks" [Four sonnets], New England Magazine (June 1893: PDF)
America the Beautiful and Other Poems (1911: PDF)
Fairy Gold: Poems (1916: Hathitrust)
The Retinue and Other Poems (1918: HathiTrust)
Yellow Clover: A Book of Remembrance (1922: PDF)

Selected Poems, edited by Marion Laura (Pelton) Guild (1930 | WorldCat)


Katharine Lee Bates, An Autobiography in Brief of Katharine Lee Bates (1930): WorldCat

Dorothy Whittemore Bates Burgess, Dream and Deed: The Story of Katharine Lee Bates (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1952): WorldCat

Melinda M Ponder, Katharine Lee Bates: From Sea to Shining Sea (Chicago: Windy City Publishers, 2017): WorldCat | Amazon

Related Links:

Katharine Lee Bates, Hymnary.org:

J.R. Watson, “Katharine L. Bates,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology: