Chronological Checklist of Publications
by Susan Blagge Caldwell Samuels (Mrs. S. B. C. Samuels)

 

AAS = Available in American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection

APS = Available in American Periodicals Series Collection

 

As Susie Caldwell

Name Me in Thy Prayer cover

 

1866

"To My Baby Brother."Merry's Museum (Jan 1866): 53.APS

Poem.

 

As Susie B. Caldwell

 

1868

"Name Me in Thy Prayer."Root & Cady, 1868.

Song.Music and lyrics.

 

As S. B. C. Samuels

 

1870

Adele; or, The Shipwrecked Girl. Lee & Shepard, 1870.

#1 of Springdale Stories.Series retitled "The Golden Rule" in 1886.Also reissued asShipwrecked Girl; or, Adele in The Mayflower Series for Girls ca1897.

 

Eric; or, Under the Sea. Lee & Shepard, 1870.

#2 of Springdale Stories.Series retitled "The Golden Rule" in 1886.†† Also reissued asUnder the Sea; or, Eric in The Pilgrim Series for Boys ca1897.

 

Herbert; or, The Golden Rule. Lee & Shepard, 1870.

#3 of Springdale Stories.Series retitled "The Golden Rule" in 1886.Also reissued asGolden Rule; or, Herbert in The Pilgrim Series for Boys ca1897.

 

Nettie's Trial. Lee & Shepard, 1870.

#4 of Springdale Stories.Series retitled "The Golden Rule" in 1886.Also reissued in The Mayflower Series for Girls ca1897.

pages from Christmas City & Holiday Harbor

 

Johnstone's Farm; or, The Burning Prairie. Lee & Shepard, 1870.

#5 of Springdale Stories.Series retitled "The Golden Rule" in 1886.Also reissued asBurning Prairie; or, Johnstone's Farm in The Pilgrim Series for Boys ca1897.

 

Ennisfellen; or, Smuggler's Cave. Lee & Shepard, 1870.

#6 of Springdale Stories.Series retitled "The Golden Rule" in 1886.Also reissued as Smuggler's Cave; or, Ennisfellen in The Pilgrim Series for Boys ca1897.

 

1871

"A Holiday Festival: An Opretta in Four Acts." Oliver Optic's Magazine. Our Boys and Girls 9 (June 1871): 399-406. AAS APS

 

1872

"Winning the Prize."Oliver Optic's Magazine. Our Boys and Girls 11(Mar 1872): 168-77.AAS APS

 

"A New 'Goody Two-Shoes'."Our Young Folks 8.5 (May 1872): 269-74.AAS APS

 

"The Building of the Mystic."Our Young Folks 8.8 (Aug 1872): 486-91.AAS APS

 

1873

"Pigs and Guinea Pigs, and What They Paid For."Our Young Folks 9.2 (Feb 1873): 89-93.AAS APS

 

1874

"Christmas City."St. Nicholas 1.7 (May 1874): 405-07.AAS APS

Largely non-fiction: Instructions on building a city of cardboard houses, loosely framed with a story.

 

"Holiday Harbor."St. Nicholas 2.2 (Dec. 1874): 112-17.AAS APS

A continuation of the crafts from "Christmas City" (St Nicholas, May 1874).

 

1875

Cherry the Singer.Boston: E. A. Samuels, 1875.

Published by Samuels' husband.Fictionalized tale reworking the Charley Ross kidnapping.

 

1876

"The Fighting Fleet." St. Nicholas 3.5 (March 1876): 317-19.AAS APS

More crafts, again framed by a slight narrative.

 

ad for Cherry the Singer hyping similarity with Charley Ross

1878

"Augustís ' íSperiment.' "Wide Awake 6.6 (June 1880): 404-09?

Original not seen.Information from Fictionmags.Reprinted in Wonder Stories of Science. Boston: Lothrop,1885: 211-32. Online via Internet Archive. Informational story about building incubators & hatching hens' eggs (possibly based on her husband's work in that area).

 

"Monkeys." Massachusetts Ploughman and New England Journal of Agriculture 37.42 (20 July 1878): 4. APS

Originally published in Cottage Hearth (not located).Reprinted inNew York Observer and Chronicle (1 Aug. 1878): 248. APS

 

1880

"The Torch-Light Brigade." Wide Awake 11.6 (Dec. 1880):372-74?

Original not seen.Information from Fictionmags.Reprinted in Borrowed Plumes (Boston: Lothrop, 1881).

 

1881

"Straw Flower Culture."The Youth's Companion54.13 (31 March 1881): 123. APS

 

"How Logs Go To Mill."Wide Awake12.4 (April 1881):234-35?

Original not seen.Information from Fictionmags.†† Reprinted in Wonder Stories of Science Boston: Lothrop, 1885:331-42..Online via Internet Archive. Informational. An endnote adds"I saw the driving and sluicing, as I have described it, in May 1880."

 

image & beginning of Giant Preacher reprint

1882

"The Story of a Little Boy's Nap in a Cannon."Wide Awake 15.4 (Oct. 1882): 224-28.

Reprinted in National Tribune [Washington, D.C.] 5 Oct. 1882: 6.Also in Wide-Awake Pleasure Book ††(Boston: Lothrop, n.d.)

 

"How the Pig Paid for the Pony" Congregationalist11 Oct. 1882: 6.

 

1883

"Ted's Fire-Works."The Congregationalist 19 July 1883: 6.

 

"Good for Evil."The Congregationalist 13 Sept. 1883: 6.

 

1884

"Buying Shares."The Congregationalist 13 Nov. 1884: 6.

 

1891 ††

"A Giant Preacher." Wide Awake 32.3 (Feb 1891): 232-33.

Reprinted in Daily Leader [Gloversville, NY] 17 March 1891, and in the Norwalk [OH] Daily Reflector, 14 March 1891.

 

Probable:

 

As S. B. C.

 

1868

"The Famous Astronomical Clock." Oliver Optic's Magazine.Our Boys and Girls 4 (10 Oct. 1868): 650-51.AAS

Reprinted in Religio-philosophical Journal (14 Nov. 1868): 3.AAS

Although at least one other person wrote as S. B. C., "Clock" was later incorporated into Samuels' Eric, suggesting this piece is her work.

 

As S. B. C. S.

 

1869

"The Roses."Massachusetts Ploughman and New England Journal of Agriculture (25 Sept. 1869): 1.

Non-fiction.In 1870, the Ploughman referred to Samuels as a contributor; this is the only piece found where the author attribution suggests it could be her work.(It's also possible the Ploughman had confused Samuels with her husband, Edward A. Samuels, who was a contributor.)

1876

"Rest, By and By." Musician & Artist 1 (Jan. 1876): 14.AAS

Poem.Musician & Artist was published by Samuels' husband.

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