Ethel Watts Mumford

Ethel Watts Mumford books and biography


Ethel Mumford

Ethel Watts Mumford, sometimes Ethel Watts Mumford Grant (1878? - 1940) was a U.S. author. She wrote several books and contributed to several collections of jokes and limericks.

She said, "God gives us relatives; thank God we can choose our friends."

  • Dupes (1901)
  • Whitewash (1903)
  • The Cynic's Calendar (1907)
  • Out of the Ashes (1913 - ISBN 1-4142-4999-3)
  • Sick abed: A farcical comedy in three acts (1919)
  • All in the Night's Work (1924)
  • Hand-reading today: A new angle of an ancient science (1925)


  • Ethel Watts Mumford Papers (1900-1934) - The New York Public Library

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