Theodora Kroeber

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Theodora Kroeber
Born
Theodora Covel Kracaw

(1897-03-24)March 24, 1897
DiedJuly 4, 1979(1979-07-04) (aged 82)
Alma materUC Berkeley
OccupationWriter, anthropologist
Spouse(s)Clifton Spencer Brown 1921–1923, Alfred Louis Kroeber 1926–1960, John Harrison Quinn 1969–1979
ChildrenKarl, Ursula, Ted, Clifton

Theodora Covel Kracaw Kroeber Quinn (March 24, 1897 – July 4, 1979) was an American writer and anthropologist. She wrote about many Native Californian cultures.[1] She was born in Denver, Colorado. Kroeber grew up in the mining town of Telluride. She studied at the University of California, Berkeley, for undergraduate and graduate studies. In 1926, she married anthropologist Alfred Louis Kroeber.

Her daughter was the writer Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018).

References[change | change source]

  1. Buzaljko 1989, p. 187.