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Foote (Mary Hallock) Papers
mssHM 43264-43306  
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Description
Mary Hallock Foote was an American novelist, short story writer, and illustrator. This collection consists of letters and manuscripts Foote sent to Century Magazine from 1886 to approximately 1902.
Background
Mary Hallock Foote was an American novelist, short story writer, and illustrator. Foote was born in Milton, New York on November 9, 1847. She attended the Female Collegiate Seminary in Poughkeepsie, New York and studied art at the Cooper Institute School of Design for Women. In 1867, she married Arthur De Wint Foote, a mining engineer; the couple had three children. Her works included A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West, The Desert and the Sown, and The Led-Horse claim. She died in Hingham, Massachusetts on June 25, 1938.
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1.17 Linear Feet (1 box)
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