Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922

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Dates:
Birth 1850-01-24
Death 1922-07-31

Biographical notes:

Mary Noilles Murfree, author, was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 24 January 1850, and died there on 31 July 1922. She never married and was first published in 1873. Under the pseudonym of Charles Egbert Craddock, she published short stories in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY and other magazines (1878- ); a volume of short stories, IN THE MOUNTAINS (1884); and at least nine novels, including WHERE THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT, PHANTOMS OF THE FOOT BRIDGE, HIS VANISHED STAR, and PROPHET OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS (1885). Her stories depicted life in the Smoky Mountains region of the United States.

From the description of Mary Noailles Murfree papers, 1877-1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122385853

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Subjects:

  • Publishers and Publishing
  • American literature--Women authors
  • Mountain life
  • Women authors, American
  • Appalachians (People) in literature

Occupations:

  • Authors

Places:

  • Tennessee (as recorded)
  • Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Murfreesboro (Tenn.) (as recorded)