Nebraska Authors

Leonard H. Robbins

Born 1877-04-02 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1947-06-24
Wolfeboro, NH (USA)

Leonard H. Robbins was a well known columnist and feature writer for the New York Times, from 1923 into the 1940s, whose work often appeared in the paper's Sunday Magazine. His columns often featured humor and light poetry. He began his career at The Nebraska State Journal in Lincoln in 1898.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Princeton, NJ

Author Of

  • Journalism


Newspaper Columnist; Humor


University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


Newspaper Editor

Places Worked

The Nebraska State Journal
Philadelphia Press
Newark News, Newark, NJ
The New York Times


He belonged to the English Club at the University of Nebraska. Other members included Keene Abbott, Edith Abbot, Hartley Burr Alexander, Willa Cather, Alvin S. Johnson, Louise Pound, Fred Ballard, George C. Shedd, and Harvey Newbranch.

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