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Florida Pier Scott-Maxwell (14 September 1883 - 6 March 1979) was a playwright, author and psychologist. She was born in Orange Park, Florida, grew up in Pittsburgh, then moved to New York at age 15 to become an actress. In 1910 she married and moved to her husband's native Scotland, where she worked for women's suffrage and as a playwright. The couple divorced in 1929 and she moved to London. In the 1930s, she studied Jungian psychology under Carl Jung. She died in Exeter, England. Her most famous book is The Measure of My Days (1968).

Selected works

  • The Flash Point (play) 1914
  • The Kinsmen Knew How to Die (with Sophie Botcharsky, 1931).
  • Many Women (play) 1932. Produced at the Arts Theatre, London.
  • Towards relationship (non-fiction) 1939
  • I Said to Myself (play) 1946. Produced at the Mercury Theatre, London
  • Women and Sometimes Men (non-fiction) 1957
  • The Measure of My Days (autobiography) 1968[1][2]


  1. ^ "Scott-Maxwell, Florida 1883-1979" at the OCLC
  2. ^ "The Theatres". The Times (London): p. 6. 26 May 1947.  

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