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(September 4, 1904-January 1973) Born Elizabeth Head in Philadelphia. Educated at Vassar (1922-25) and University of Colorado, graduating in 1927. After college, was advertising copywriter for Philadelphia department stores (1928-30, 1933-34), and novelist and freelance magazine writer, publishing under pseudonym Hannah Lees. Her books include Women Will Be Doctors (1939), Rx: Prescription for Murder (1941), Death in the Dolls' House (1942), Till The Boys Come Home (1944), The Dark Device (1947), Help Your Husband Stay Alive (1957), and The Sweet Death of Candor (1969). Taught experimental writing at Bryn Mawr College, 1953-56; served as member of Philadelphia Council on Human Relations, 1952-59. Died in Philadelphia.

Also see the Fetter Collection at the University of Oregon. This webpage, on Manuscript Collections Documenting Women in Society, provides information about Elizabeth Head Fetter's papers and archive.