Pcolar, Mary, -1982

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Edmund Wilson (1895-1972), American literary critic and author.

Mary Pcolar, her husband George Pcolar, and their children lived near Edmund Wilson's home in Talcottville, New York. During the 1960s until his death in 1972, Pcolar maintained a friendship with Wilson, assisted him in learning Hungarian, and worked for him as a secretary and driver. Pcolar later married Bernard E. Kirley and settled in Florida, where she died in 1982.

From the description of Mary Pcolar papers relating to Edmund Wilson, 1961-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171982

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creatorOf Pcolar, Mary, d. 1982. Mary Pcolar papers relating to Edmund Wilson, 1961-1972. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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New York (State)
Talcottville (N.Y.)
Authors, American--20th century
American literature--20th century
Hungarian language


Death 1982




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