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Author photo. Harriet (Stratemeyer) Adams was head of the Stratemeyer Syndicate (running it with her sister, Edna) from her father's death in 1930 until her own death in 1982. She wrote many of the books in the Nancy Drew series, in addition to writing outlines, editing, and revising many of the Syndicate works.

Harriet (Stratemeyer) Adams was head of the Stratemeyer Syndicate (running it with her sister, Edna) from her father's death in 1930 until her own death in 1982. She wrote many of the books in the Nancy Drew series, in addition to writing outlines, editing, and revising many of the Syndicate works.

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Do NOT combine this page with that of "C. Keene", as there are other authors on LT who share that surname and intial. Thank you.

This author is a nom de plume of the several authors of the Nancy Drew and The Dana Girls series. It is a pseudonym owned originallly by the Stratemeyer Syndicate (now a name used by Simon and Schuster). Authors of books in the former series include Mildred Wirt Benson, Harriet Adams, James Duncan Lawrence, Walter Karig, Nancy Axelrad, Priscilla Doll, Charles Strong, Alma Sasse, Wilhelmina Rankin, George Waller, Jr., Margaret Scherf, and Susan Wittig Albert. Authors of books in the latter series include Leslie McFarlane, Mildred Wirt Benson, and Harriet Adams.
Note that Caroline Quine is the Dutch and French name of this author.

Please do not combine the individual authors with Carolyn Keene; They may have written under the name Carolyn Keene, but many of them also wrote other books under their own name.

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Disambiguation notice
Do NOT combine this page with that of "C. Keene", as there are other authors on LT who share that surname and intial. Thank you.

This author is a nom de plume of the several authors of the Nancy Drew and The Dana Girls series. It is a pseudonym owned originallly by the Stratemeyer Syndicate (now a name used by Simon and Schuster). Authors of books in the former series include Mildred Wirt Benson, Harriet Adams, James Duncan Lawrence, Walter Karig, Nancy Axelrad, Priscilla Doll, Charles Strong, Alma Sasse, Wilhelmina Rankin, George Waller, Jr., Margaret Scherf, and Susan Wittig Albert. Authors of books in the latter series include Leslie McFarlane, Mildred Wirt Benson, and Harriet Adams.
Note that Caroline Quine is the Dutch and French name of this author.

Please do not combine the individual authors with Carolyn Keene; They may have written under the name Carolyn Keene, but many of them also wrote other books under their own name.

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