Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) was an author who published thirty-one books and many short stories, essays, and poems. The
collection consists of letters, manuscripts, articles, clippings, and ephemera by and about Mary Austin. The bulk of the collection
is made up of letters to Carey McWilliams and magazine and newspaper clippings.
Mary Hunter Austin was born September 9, 1868 in Carlinville, Illinois; she was an American author who published thirty-one
books and many short stories, essays, and poems; writings on the American Southwest include The Flock (1906), Lost Borders (1909), The Land of Journeys' Ending (1924), The Land of Little Rain (1903), and an autobiography titled Earth Horizon (1932); died, August 1934.
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