Sara Cone Bryant

Sara Cone Bryant (born 1873) was the author of various children's book in the early 20th century, including

  • How to Tell Stories To Children
  • Stories to tell the littlest ones
  • Epaminondas and His Auntie
  • I am an American
  • The Burning Rice Fields

The daughter of Dexter and Dorcas Ann (Hancock) Bryant, of Melrose, Massachusetts, she studied at Boston University, graduating B.A. in 1895. She was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. In 1908 she married Theodore Franz Borst, a horticulturalist, and appears with her husband in the 1940 census. They had two children. Her brother, Albert Bryant, ran The Centaur Company and Sterling Products which later became Sterling Drug and his father-in-law was Charles Henry Fletcher.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 4th, 1873

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-13030 12-in. 3/28/1913 The golden cobwebs Georgene Faulkner Recitation author  
Victor C-15724 12-in. 2/23/1915 The little jackals and the lion Pauline Potter Recitation author  
Victor C-15725 12-in. 2/23/1915 The country mouse and the city mouse Pauline Potter Recitation author  
Victor C-15726 12-in. 2/23/1915 The jackal and the alligator Pauline Potter Recitation author  
Victor C-15727 12-in. 2/23/1915 The Pied Piper of Hamelin Pauline Potter Recitation author  
Victor C-15728 12-in. 2/23/1915 The nightingale Pauline Potter Recitation author  
Victor C-19618 12-in. 4/25/1917 The little jackal and the alligator Sara Cone Bryant Recitation speaker  
Victor C-19619 12-in. 4/25/1917 The dog and the kitty cats Sara Cone Bryant Recitation speaker, author  
Victor C-19620 12-in. 4/25/1917 The nightingale Sara Cone Bryant Recitation speaker  
Victor C-19621 12-in. 4/25/1917 The little bull calf Sara Cone Bryant Recitation speaker, author  
Victor C-19622 12-in. 4/26/1917 Epaminondas Sara Cone Bryant Recitation author, speaker  
Victor [Trial 1915-02-12-01] Not documented 2/12/1915 Little jackals and the lion Sara Cone Bryant Recitation author, speaker  
Columbia 36872 12-in. ca. 1914-1918 Epaminondas and his auntie Wanda Hilborn Recitation author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bryant, Sara Cone," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102046.

Bryant, Sara Cone. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102046.

"Bryant, Sara Cone." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102046

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