Wright, Irene Aloha, 1879-1972Variant names
Author, historian, public official, archivist and editor.
From the description of Papers of Irene Aloha Wright, 1620-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132250
Biographical Note: Irene Aloha Wright, American writer and journalist, was born in 1879. She became a special writer for the "Havanna Post" (1904-1905) and city editor of the "Havanna Daily Telegraph" (1905-1907).
She was owner and editor of "Cuba Magazine" (1908-1914). In 1910, Wright published "Cuba" which described the revolution of 1906 in Cuba. Wright also published several histories of Spanish exploration in the New World. Later in her career, Wright worked as an archivist (1936-1938) with the National Archives and was a foreign affairs specialist with the State Department in the 1940's. Irene Aloha Wright died in 1972.
From the description of Irene Aloha Wright collection, 1906. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48380083
1879, Dec. 19:
Born, Lake City, Colo.
Worked and studied in Mexico
Graduated, Virginia College for Young Ladies, Roanoke, Va.
Graduated, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
1904- 1905: Special writer for Havana Post, Havana, Cuba
1905- 1907: City editor, Havana Telegraph
1908- 1914: Owned and edited Cuban Magazine
Published Cuba. New York: Macmillan Co.
Moved to Spain
Published Historia documentada de San Cristo ́bal de la Habana en el siglo XVI. Havana: Impr. El Siglo
Published Documents concerning English voyages to the Spanish main, 1569-1580. London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society
1932- 1936: Represented Library of Congress in Spain
1936- 1938: Associate archivist, United States National Archives
1938- 1952: Foreign affairs specialist, Department of State
1972, Apr. 6:
From the guide to the Irene Aloha Wright Papers, 1620-1977, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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